The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Embedded Linux
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.25% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £390
% change year-on-year -3.22% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 169 124 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 41.52% 27.13% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 60 72
Median daily rate £335 £348 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.59% -8.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £177 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.96% -29.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £19.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Linux in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux in Essex

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Qt
3 1 (33.33%) BeagleBone
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQLite
3 1 (33.33%) STB
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) X-Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Qt
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) BeagleBone
1 1 (33.33%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) SQL