Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 802 760
Rank change year-on-year +41 -42 +3
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 56 65 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.064% 0.090%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.29% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 50
England median daily rate £388 £364 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.53% +9.40% -5.00%
10th Percentile £273 £285 £300
90th Percentile £598 £475 £513
UK median daily rate £375 £364 £333
% change year-on-year +3.09% +9.40% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 26
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £35.88 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £49.88 £47.11 £43.38
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17873 22489 22533
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.37% 22.17% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11333 14357 13231
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £185
90th Percentile £588 £575 £555
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1062 1187 1798
England median hourly rate £16.81 £16.50 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +1.98% +2.73%
10th Percentile £10.69 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +2.00%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in England

Embedded Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Linux in England

Embedded Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded Linux in England

Embedded Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux in England

Embedded Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded Linux in England

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
London +24 18 £350 +2.94% 3
East of England -3 11 £1,000 +300.00% 14
North of England +65 9 £400 +10.34% 3
South East +46 8 £375 -3.23% 4
Yorkshire +38 6 £400 -
South West +3 6 - - 1
Midlands +27 5 £300 - 5
East Midlands -8 4 - - 2
North West +36 1 - - 3
West Midlands +25 1 £300 - 3
North East - 1 - -
Embedded Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 England region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (67.86%) C
2 38 (67.86%) Software Engineering
3 32 (57.14%) C++
4 23 (41.07%) Embedded C
5 18 (32.14%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (26.79%) Python
7 13 (23.21%) Embedded C++
7 13 (23.21%) Wireless
8 12 (21.43%) Electronics
8 12 (21.43%) Device Driver
8 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 11 (19.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (17.86%) SDLC
11 9 (16.07%) OO
12 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 8 (14.29%) Java
12 8 (14.29%) Degree
13 7 (12.50%) Device Driver Development
13 7 (12.50%) Android
13 7 (12.50%) ZigBee
14 6 (10.71%) XMPP
14 6 (10.71%) MQTT
14 6 (10.71%) Bluetooth
15 5 (8.93%) Firmware
15 5 (8.93%) STB
15 5 (8.93%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
15 5 (8.93%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (8.93%) JIRA

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 18 (32.14%) Wi-Fi
2 13 (23.21%) Wireless
3 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.50%) ZigBee
5 6 (10.71%) Bluetooth
5 6 (10.71%) MQTT
6 3 (5.36%) DVB
6 3 (5.36%) Internet
7 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.79%) 3G
8 1 (1.79%) FlexRay
8 1 (1.79%) RS-232
8 1 (1.79%) RS-485
8 1 (1.79%) Skype
8 1 (1.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.93%) JIRA
3 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.36%) Android Studio
4 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.57%) Buildbot
5 2 (3.57%) CMake
5 2 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.79%) GDB
6 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.79%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 12 (21.43%) Electronics
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Software Engineer
2 30 (53.57%) Embedded Engineer
3 27 (48.21%) Linux Engineer
4 24 (42.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 20 (35.71%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 14 (25.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 12 (21.43%) Developer
8 8 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (14.29%) Embedded Developer
9 6 (10.71%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (10.71%) Embedded C Engineer
9 6 (10.71%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 5 (8.93%) Electronics Engineer
10 5 (8.93%) Embedded Software Developer
10 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
11 4 (7.14%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 4 (7.14%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
11 4 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 4 (7.14%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) XMPP
2 4 (7.14%) Yocto
3 3 (5.36%) Middleware
3 3 (5.36%) STL
4 2 (3.57%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.79%) OpenGL ES
5 1 (1.79%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Device Driver
2 11 (19.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.93%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (8.93%) STB
4 3 (5.36%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.79%) CCTV
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) Fintech
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) IPTV
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) MPEG
5 1 (1.79%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.79%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) SDLC
4 9 (16.07%) OO
5 7 (12.50%) Device Driver Development
6 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.14%) OOD
7 3 (5.36%) Open Source
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) TDD
7 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
7 3 (5.36%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.36%) UML
7 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.57%) Cross-Platform Development
8 2 (3.57%) Multithreaded Programming
9 1 (1.79%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 38 (67.86%) C
2 32 (57.14%) C++
3 23 (41.07%) Embedded C
4 15 (26.79%) Python
5 13 (23.21%) Embedded C++
6 8 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 4 (7.14%) SQL
8 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.36%) R
9 2 (3.57%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.57%) C#
10 1 (1.79%) Delphi
10 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.79%) MISRA
1 1 (1.79%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
1 5 (8.93%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Assembla
1 1 (1.79%) Intel
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.79%) Motorola
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