The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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.

Embedded Linux
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 100 94
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.086% 0.077% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.30% 0.20% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £390
% change year-on-year -3.22% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 331 491 297
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 28.31% 37.94% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 308 147
Median daily rate £403 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 47 35
Median hourly rate £14.75 £40.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.12% +156.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £8.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.59 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Embedded Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Linux in Surrey

Embedded Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux in Surrey

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking - 1 £375 -
Embedded Linux
South East

Embedded Linux
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

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 Surrey region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) Motorola
2 1 (50.00%) ThreadX
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (50.00%) FlexRay
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) FlexRay
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver Development
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) Motorola