Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an Embedded Linux Software Engineer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Software Engineer
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 869 868
Rank change year-on-year +44 -1 -25
Contract jobs requiring an Embedded Linux Software Engineer 20 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.016% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.017% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
UK median daily rate £300 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +23.64% -15.38%
10th Percentile £253 £318 £220
90th Percentile £363 £340 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 12
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90939 104549 107173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.84% 95.02% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58948 68044 66295
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% +0.76%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3102 4149
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £44.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year -7.89% +12.21% +2.62%

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the UK

Embedded Linux Software Engineer
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Embedded Linux Software Engineer within the UK 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
England +59 19 £350 +2.94% 3
UK excluding London +65 15 £300 -7.69% 4
East of England -1 6 - - 3
London +9 5 - -
Midlands +16 3 £350 -
North of England - 3 - -
South East +28 2 - -
East Midlands -16 2 £350 -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
West Midlands +28 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £250 - 1
North West - 1 - -

Embedded Linux Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Embedded Linux Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Embedded Linux Software Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (70.00%) C
4 11 (55.00%) Embedded C
5 8 (40.00%) C++
6 6 (30.00%) Electronics
6 6 (30.00%) Device Driver
6 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
7 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (25.00%) Device Driver Development
7 5 (25.00%) SDLC
8 4 (20.00%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
8 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Wireless
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Python
9 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) R
9 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (10.00%) MQTT
10 2 (10.00%) JIRA
10 2 (10.00%) ZigBee
10 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
10 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
10 2 (10.00%) Java
10 2 (10.00%) SQL

Embedded Linux Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (20.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) MQTT
4 2 (10.00%) ZigBee
5 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
5 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.00%) SNMP
5 1 (5.00%) SSH
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.00%) Buildbot
2 1 (5.00%) CMake
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 6 (30.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XMPP
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Device Driver
2 5 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (5.00%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (5.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (75.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Device Driver Development
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C
2 11 (55.00%) Embedded C
3 8 (40.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (15.00%) Python
5 3 (15.00%) R
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) Delphi
7 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Rate: From £40 to £44 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 26 days ago