Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 581 591 582
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 18 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.033% 0.039%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
London median daily rate £350 £340 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -28.42% +18.75%
10th Percentile £280 £285 £364
90th Percentile £395 £475 £525
England median daily rate £388 £364 £333
% change year-on-year +6.53% +9.40% -8.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.91% +12.14%
10th Percentile £31.25 £37.50 £34.13
90th Percentile £52.25 £42.50 £41.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8523 9531 9917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.26% 21.01% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5963 6762 6704
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £249 £250 £200
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 201 355
London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £12.27
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year - +2.10% +2.60%

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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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Embedded Linux in London

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Embedded Linux in London over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Embedded Linux in London

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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 22 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
Twickenham - 1 - -
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) C
2 9 (50.00%) C++
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 6 (33.33%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (27.78%) Electronics
5 5 (27.78%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) Bluetooth
7 3 (16.67%) Firmware
7 3 (16.67%) Android
7 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 2 (11.11%) OpenGL
8 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (11.11%) Wireless
9 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.56%) DVB
9 1 (5.56%) Java
9 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
9 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
9 1 (5.56%) Ruby
9 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.56%) Qt
9 1 (5.56%) IPTV
9 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
9 1 (5.56%) CCTV
9 1 (5.56%) Cross-Platform Development
9 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project

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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 4 (22.22%) Bluetooth
2 2 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) DVB
3 1 (5.56%) Skype
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (27.78%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Electronics Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
7 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Integration Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Kernel Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) OpenGL
2 1 (5.56%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (5.56%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (5.56%) CCTV
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) IPTV
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 6 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Android Development
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Cross-Platform Development
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C
1 9 (50.00%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware