The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 23 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.56% 7.84% 5.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 29.27% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Median daily rate £300 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +22.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £37.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

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
15 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.62% 26.80% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 29
Median daily rate £325 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £192 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £26.60 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.77% -26.62%
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 Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 17 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) Git (software)
3 16 (51.61%) Jenkins
4 12 (38.71%) Subversion
5 11 (35.48%) Migration
5 11 (35.48%) Docker
6 10 (32.26%) DevOps
6 10 (32.26%) Packer
6 10 (32.26%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (32.26%) Selenium
6 10 (32.26%) WebSphere
6 10 (32.26%) JBoss
6 10 (32.26%) Python
7 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
7 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
7 9 (29.03%) Maven
7 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
8 8 (25.81%) MySQL
8 8 (25.81%) Jetty
9 7 (22.58%) JPA
9 7 (22.58%) Spring
9 7 (22.58%) JUnit
9 7 (22.58%) Web Development
10 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (19.35%) MVC
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle
10 6 (19.35%) Unix
10 6 (19.35%) J2EE
10 6 (19.35%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (19.35%) Spring MVC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 10 (32.26%) JBoss
1 10 (32.26%) WebSphere
2 9 (29.03%) Tomcat
3 8 (25.81%) Jetty
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Solr
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
1 1 (3.23%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) GitHub
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
1 2 (6.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MySQL
2 6 (19.35%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (19.35%) SQLite
3 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Git (software)
2 16 (51.61%) Jenkins
3 12 (38.71%) Subversion
4 10 (32.26%) Selenium
5 9 (29.03%) Maven
6 7 (22.58%) JUnit
7 6 (19.35%) TestNG
8 2 (6.45%) Hudson
9 1 (3.23%) CppUnit
9 1 (3.23%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) J2EE Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Administrator
5 4 (12.90%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) MongoDB Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
2 7 (22.58%) JPA
2 7 (22.58%) Spring
3 6 (19.35%) J2EE
3 6 (19.35%) Spring MVC
4 4 (12.90%) CSS
4 4 (12.90%) HTML
5 3 (9.68%) XML
6 2 (6.45%) Lucene
7 1 (3.23%) GStreamer
7 1 (3.23%) LAMP
7 1 (3.23%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (19.35%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Unix
2 4 (12.90%) CentOS
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Migration
2 10 (32.26%) DevOps
3 7 (22.58%) Web Development
4 6 (19.35%) MVC
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (3.23%) Code Coverage
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Kernel Development
6 1 (3.23%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Java
2 10 (32.26%) Python
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) Packer
2 3 (9.68%) Puppet
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) HP Fortify
4 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Juniper
2 2 (6.45%) Mitel
2 2 (6.45%) NetApp
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.23%) Coverity
3 1 (3.23%) Freescale
3 1 (3.23%) Veracode