The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 31 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.33% 4.68% 4.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.06% 28.57% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £220 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.13% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £244 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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East Sussex

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

Operating Systems Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 23.70% 16.37% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 11
Average daily rate £250 £251 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.19% -28.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.73 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.51% -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
2 15 (62.50%) PHP
2 15 (62.50%) MySQL
2 15 (62.50%) Apache
2 15 (62.50%) jQuery
3 14 (58.33%) CSS
3 14 (58.33%) HTML
4 11 (45.83%) LAMP
4 11 (45.83%) Web Development
5 10 (41.67%) Ajax
5 10 (41.67%) OOP
5 10 (41.67%) HTML5
5 10 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (41.67%) CSS3
6 9 (37.50%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
7 5 (20.83%) Spring MVC
7 5 (20.83%) J2EE
7 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 5 (20.83%) Spring
7 5 (20.83%) Maven
7 5 (20.83%) Java EE
7 5 (20.83%) Subversion
7 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
7 5 (20.83%) MVC
8 4 (16.67%) SOAP
9 3 (12.50%) Marketing
9 3 (12.50%) User Experience
10 2 (8.33%) SaaS
10 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 15 (62.50%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) FTP
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
1 5 (20.83%) Maven
1 5 (20.83%) Subversion
General
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 15 (62.50%) Web Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Front-End Web Developer
3 10 (41.67%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (29.17%) LAMP Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Java Web Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
5 5 (20.83%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Web Developer
6 3 (12.50%) UI Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Junior Front-End Developer
6 3 (12.50%) UI Programmer
7 2 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Linux Support
7 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) jQuery
2 14 (58.33%) CSS
2 14 (58.33%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) LAMP
4 10 (41.67%) Ajax
4 10 (41.67%) HTML5
4 10 (41.67%) CSS3
5 5 (20.83%) Spring MVC
5 5 (20.83%) J2EE
5 5 (20.83%) Spring
5 5 (20.83%) Java EE
5 5 (20.83%) Hibernate
6 4 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Solaris
2 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Web Development
2 10 (41.67%) OOP
2 10 (41.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.17%) System Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
2 15 (62.50%) PHP
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) Check_MK
1 1 (4.17%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) Teradata