The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Embedded Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Embedded Linux over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Embedded Linux
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 91 99
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.27% 0.20% 0.062%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.21% 1.06% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +68.91% +13.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.75
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.66%  

Embedded Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 331 284 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 21.96% 18.72% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 156 165
Median daily rate £338 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £615 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 36
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £11.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Embedded Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in the East Midlands

Embedded Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Embedded Linux in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Linux in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -2 3 - - 1
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) ZigBee
3 3 (50.00%) XMPP
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) MQTT
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (33.33%) Android Development
4 2 (33.33%) iOS Development

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) ZigBee
2 3 (50.00%) MQTT
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) GDB
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Systems Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Architect
3 1 (16.67%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XMPP
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
2 4 (66.67%) Embedded C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Python