The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 10 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 15.38% 15.15% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.26% 55.56% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Median daily rate £288 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 47.69% 27.27% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
Median daily rate £288 £353 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.43% +44.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £353 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £353 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 1
Median hourly rate £38.50 £43.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.46% +210.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Aberdeen region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Linux
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
1 13 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (92.31%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) CMS
3 6 (46.15%) OpenText
3 6 (46.15%) Web Design
3 6 (46.15%) Google
3 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Google Analytics
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Marketing
4 4 (30.77%) Web Development
4 4 (30.77%) Content Management
4 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Legal

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 13 (100.00%) Apache
2 6 (46.15%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Web Manager
2 12 (92.31%) Production Manager
2 12 (92.31%) Web Production Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
3 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Web UI Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) jQuery
1 13 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Client/Server
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Analytics
1 6 (46.15%) Responsive Web Design
1 6 (46.15%) Web Design
2 4 (30.77%) Content Management
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Web Development
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Google
1 6 (46.15%) OpenText