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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 12 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 9 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.62% 4.69% 12.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 30.00% 58.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 35
Average daily rate
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£450 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £32.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -9.72%
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
24 30 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 21.24% 15.63% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 57
Average daily rate £410 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £253 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 7 (58.33%) UNIX
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Apache
3 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) Adobe
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) hybris
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Sybase
5 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (41.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (16.67%) SQLBase
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Ant
2 2 (16.67%) ClearQuest
2 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JProfiler
3 1 (8.33%) Gradle
3 1 (8.33%) VisualVM
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Release Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Data Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) DBA
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Scrum
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Product Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Korn
6 1 (8.33%) Perl
6 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) Adobe
1 5 (41.67%) hybris
2 3 (25.00%) Sybase
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Atlassian