The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 9 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.15% 9.79% 5.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.63% 53.85% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 16
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£550 £600 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £350 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £328
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.47%
Linux
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 20.77% 18.18% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 33
Average daily rate £525 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £244 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 12 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 11 (61.11%) Oracle
3 9 (50.00%) UNIX
4 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Spring
5 7 (38.89%) Maven
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
6 6 (33.33%) Banking
6 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
7 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
7 5 (27.78%) XML
7 5 (27.78%) JMS
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
7 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
8 4 (22.22%) JPA
8 4 (22.22%) REST
8 4 (22.22%) Static Code Analysis
8 4 (22.22%) Java EE
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) JTA
8 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 4 (22.22%) Derivative
8 4 (22.22%) XSL
8 4 (22.22%) SOAP
8 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 4 (22.22%) Front Office

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.56%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (5.56%) SQLBase
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Maven
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (11.11%) ClearQuest
5 1 (5.56%) Ant
5 1 (5.56%) Subversion
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Front Office
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Spring
2 5 (27.78%) XML
2 5 (27.78%) JMS
3 4 (22.22%) JPA
3 4 (22.22%) REST
3 4 (22.22%) Java EE
3 4 (22.22%) JTA
3 4 (22.22%) XSL
3 4 (22.22%) SOAP
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) Swing
4 2 (11.11%) J2SE
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) EJB
5 1 (5.56%) JSP
5 1 (5.56%) JSF
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
5 1 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Derivative
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (11.11%) Equities
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Static Code Analysis
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 3 (16.67%) SOA
2 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) PL/SQL
4 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) Korn
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Solace
2 2 (11.11%) NetApp
2 2 (11.11%) Sybase
2 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 2 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.56%) Talarian
3 1 (5.56%) hybris