Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 November 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 > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 225 -
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.044% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median daily rate - £300 -
England median daily rate £313 £340 £394
% change year-on-year -8.09% -13.65% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £43.75 -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year - +12.58% -11.18%

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 North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1131 1434 1699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.83% 20.98% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 919 909
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% +13.08%
10th Percentile £158 £185 £170
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 89 185
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -8.05% +5.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.80 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.60 £40.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.93%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Embedded Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in the North West

Embedded Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Linux in the North West

Embedded Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux in the North West