The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 29 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 139 133
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6  
Contract jobs citing Embedded Linux 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.035% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.84% 0.15% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £390
% change year-on-year -3.22% -0.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 478 666 551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 22.52% 23.17% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 438 308
Median daily rate £413 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 39 71
Median hourly rate £12.51 £13.81 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.44% +12.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Embedded Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Embedded Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Embedded Linux in Yorkshire

Embedded Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Embedded Linux in Yorkshire

Embedded Linux
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire - 2 £400 - 2
Embedded Linux
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Embedded Linux.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Android
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (66.67%) C
4 6 (66.67%) Python
5 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
5 5 (55.56%) Project Management
5 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) JIRA
5 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 5 (55.56%) Android Studio
6 4 (44.44%) Electronics
6 4 (44.44%) Windows
6 4 (44.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 4 (44.44%) OO
7 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) STB
8 1 (11.11%) XMPP
8 1 (11.11%) Google
8 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (11.11%) Apache
8 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
8 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 1 (11.11%) Web Services

Embedded Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Android Studio
1 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
1 5 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) GoogleTest
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Mockito
General
1 4 (44.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Electronics Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Java Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) PowerMock
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) STB
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google
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