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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.49% 7.39% 4.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.64% 40.43% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
Linux
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
39 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 25.32% 18.29% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 14
Average daily rate £325 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Average hourly rate £26.60 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.79% +160.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) Unix
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) J2EE
3 5 (25.00%) Spring
3 5 (25.00%) HTML5
3 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (20.00%) MS Office
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) MySQL
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) XML
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Google
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (15.00%) JIRA
5 3 (15.00%) CSS3
5 3 (15.00%) HBase
5 3 (15.00%) Google Apps
5 3 (15.00%) User Experience
5 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (15.00%) jQuery
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) MEAN Stack

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (10.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) Jetty
1 2 (10.00%) Node.js
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.00%) HBase
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) SQLite
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.00%) Impala
3 1 (5.00%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) TestNG
4 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (5.00%) Mocha
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Sinon.JS
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Hadoop Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (25.00%) CSS
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
1 5 (25.00%) HTML5
1 5 (25.00%) J2EE
1 5 (25.00%) Spring
2 3 (15.00%) CSS3
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.00%) JPA
3 2 (10.00%) Lucene
3 2 (10.00%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (10.00%) Servlets
3 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Unix
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (15.00%) TDD
2 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (10.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) OOP
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.00%) Scrum
2 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) AOP
3 1 (5.00%) BDD
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) XPath
3 2 (10.00%) XQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Go
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Google
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Twitter