The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 11.27% 8.86% 10.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 36.84% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +9.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Operating Systems Category
Bath
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
25 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bath 35.21% 24.05% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 5
Average daily rate £318 £413 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.03% +106.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Bath

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 3 (37.50%) CSS3
2 3 (37.50%) Backbone.js
2 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) JSF
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Ant
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) Struts
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bath region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) FCoE
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) Multicast
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) JUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) CSS3
2 3 (37.50%) Backbone.js
2 3 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) Java EE
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) Struts
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) JSF
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) SRDF
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Intel
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp