Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 187 184
Rank change year-on-year +25 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 16 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.63% 0.71% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 1
East of England median daily rate £300 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -10.77% -
10th Percentile £263 £276 £313
90th Percentile £402 £316 £338
England median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
East of England median hourly rate £48.50 £100.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.50% +127.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £46.35 £100.00 £35.80
90th Percentile £51.45 £100.00 £51.20
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -1.16%

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 984 981 1,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.17% 22.24% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 522 575
East of England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £128 £130 £155
90th Percentile £540 £551 £543
England median daily rate £438 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -1.69% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 137 143
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.64% -36.46% +37.14%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.80 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.88
% change year-on-year +2.94% +0.74% -0.74%

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 25 April 2019.

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

Embedded Linux
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
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 25 April 2019. 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 +16 10 £288 -0.43% 9
Essex -12 4 £406 - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 3
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Embedded Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) C
3 6 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Internet
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
4 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Gherkin
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Internet of Things
5 4 (25.00%) C++
5 4 (25.00%) Smart City
6 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (18.75%) ClearQuest
6 3 (18.75%) Firmware
6 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
6 3 (18.75%) Release Management
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) QA
7 2 (12.50%) 5G
7 2 (12.50%) 4G

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) 4G
3 2 (12.50%) 5G
3 2 (12.50%) IPv6
3 2 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) 802.11
4 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
4 1 (6.25%) Broadband
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) DSL
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) FTP
4 1 (6.25%) HTTP
4 1 (6.25%) IPv4
4 1 (6.25%) Telnet
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
1 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) ClearQuest
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Trac
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Embedded Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded C Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) QA Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) QA Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Electrical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.25%) CGI
2 1 (6.25%) Flash
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Internet of Things
1 4 (25.00%) Smart City
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Release Management
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded C
5 1 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Atmel
1 1 (6.25%) EMC
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft