Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 6 months to 17 November 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 of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 178 190
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12 +16
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 19 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.37% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 0.84% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
East of England median daily rate £656 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -25.00% +12.28%
10th Percentile £376 £235 £375
90th Percentile £932 £365 £425
England median daily rate £375 £340 £388
% change year-on-year +10.29% -12.26% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 4
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £35.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.31% -5.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £38.25 £34.40 £36.25
90th Percentile £93.25 £44.15 £38.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -11.76%

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

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1141 1190 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.15% 24.41% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 627 674
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - +0.36%
10th Percentile £130 £158 £150
90th Percentile £550 £512 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 150 251
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £12.44 £10.74 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Embedded Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in the East of England

Embedded Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Linux in the East of England

Embedded Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded Linux in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux in the East of England

Embedded Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded Linux in the East of England

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 18 £1,000 +185.71% 6
Norfolk +2 1 £313 +25.00%
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
3 15 (78.95%) C
4 14 (73.68%) C++
5 13 (68.42%) Embedded C
5 13 (68.42%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (57.89%) Electronics
7 10 (52.63%) Device Driver
7 10 (52.63%) Wireless
8 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
8 9 (47.37%) Device Driver Development
8 9 (47.37%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
8 9 (47.37%) Degree
8 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
9 8 (42.11%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (42.11%) Embedded C++
10 6 (31.58%) R
10 6 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (26.32%) Python
12 4 (21.05%) ZigBee
12 4 (21.05%) Coaching
13 3 (15.79%) Qt
13 3 (15.79%) MQTT
13 3 (15.79%) Bluetooth
13 3 (15.79%) XMPP
13 3 (15.79%) Z-Wave
14 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (10.53%) MISRA C
14 2 (10.53%) MISRA

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (52.63%) Wireless
3 9 (47.37%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) ZigBee
5 3 (15.79%) Bluetooth
5 3 (15.79%) MQTT
5 3 (15.79%) Z-Wave
6 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
1 2 (10.53%) Buildbot
1 2 (10.53%) CMake
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) git-flow
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA Agile
General
1 11 (57.89%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Software Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (57.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (47.37%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (47.37%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 9 (47.37%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (42.11%) C Software Engineer
5 8 (42.11%) Embedded C Engineer
5 8 (42.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 8 (42.11%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 7 (36.84%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (36.84%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (36.84%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 7 (36.84%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (36.84%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (36.84%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Programmer
8 1 (5.26%) Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Embedded Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Qt
1 3 (15.79%) XMPP
2 2 (10.53%) gRPC
2 2 (10.53%) QML
2 2 (10.53%) Qt Quick
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Device Driver
2 9 (47.37%) Computer Science
3 8 (42.11%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.26%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 9 (47.37%) Device Driver Development
3 6 (31.58%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C
2 14 (73.68%) C++
3 13 (68.42%) Embedded C
4 8 (42.11%) Embedded C++
5 6 (31.58%) R
6 5 (26.32%) Python
7 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) MISRA
1 2 (10.53%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Firmware