Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 179 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - +185
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.059% 0.046% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.30% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £250 - -
UK median daily rate £300 £340 £394
% change year-on-year -11.76% -13.65% -7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1010 1032 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.01% 23.74% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 577 586
Scotland median daily rate £378 £330 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.39% -5.04% +4.51%
10th Percentile £150 £160 £163
90th Percentile £550 £450 £474
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 38 41
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £18.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.85% -3.95% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.59 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £28.26 £42.15 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +4.10%

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux in Scotland

Embedded Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux in Scotland

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Edinburgh - 3 £250 - 1
Embedded Linux
UK

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

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++