Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 January 2018 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 > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 614 601 589
Rank change year-on-year -13 -12 0
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 13 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.028% 0.014% 0.028%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.069% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 9
London median daily rate - £340 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -32.00% +17.65%
England median daily rate £344 £340 £388
% change year-on-year +1.10% -12.26% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
London median hourly rate £41.25 - £41.00
10th Percentile £35.88 - £40.50
90th Percentile £45.63 - £41.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.73% +15.33% -3.85%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9,606 8,748 9,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.67% 20.80% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,836 6,073 6,218
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £200 £238 £205
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 200 292
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +9.72% +4.95%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.48 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +3.13%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in London

Embedded Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Linux in London

Embedded Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux in London

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
West London -9 2 - -
South London -33 2 - - 1
North London - 2 - -
East London -7 1 - - 1
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) C
3 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) C++
5 4 (30.77%) Android
5 4 (30.77%) Qt
5 4 (30.77%) Infotainment
6 3 (23.08%) Electronics
6 3 (23.08%) Device Driver
7 2 (15.38%) Linux Kernel Development
7 2 (15.38%) Device Driver Development
7 2 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) Bluetooth
7 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
8 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
8 1 (7.69%) Digital TV
8 1 (7.69%) DVB
8 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.69%) UML
8 1 (7.69%) HTML
8 1 (7.69%) Java
8 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (7.69%) CSS
8 1 (7.69%) HTML5
8 1 (7.69%) GStreamer
8 1 (7.69%) WebKit
8 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (7.69%) CMake

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (15.38%) Bluetooth
1 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (15.38%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) DVB
2 1 (7.69%) HbbTV
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) CMake
General
1 3 (23.08%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DTV Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Qt
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) GStreamer
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) OpenGL
2 1 (7.69%) WebKit
2 1 (7.69%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Infotainment
2 3 (23.08%) Device Driver
3 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Digital TV
3 1 (7.69%) IPTV
3 1 (7.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) Device Driver Development
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Kernel Development
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) C
2 6 (46.15%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree