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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 12 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.13% 9.36% 4.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.25% 44.44% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 14
Average daily rate
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£625 £600 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £310 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
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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
16 36 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 13.22% 21.05% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 30
Average daily rate £525 £508 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +12.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £288 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
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 1 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 13 (68.42%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) Spring
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
4 7 (36.84%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
4 7 (36.84%) UNIX
5 6 (31.58%) Maven
5 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
6 5 (26.32%) hybris
6 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Apache
6 5 (26.32%) JMS
6 5 (26.32%) Adobe
6 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
6 5 (26.32%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) XSL
7 4 (21.05%) SOAP
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) JTA
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (21.05%) REST
7 4 (21.05%) Static Code Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) JPA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (26.32%) Apache
1 5 (26.32%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (10.53%) SQLBase
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Maven
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (15.79%) ClearCase
3 2 (10.53%) Ant
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) ClearQuest
3 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Gradle
4 1 (5.26%) JProfiler
4 1 (5.26%) VisualVM
4 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.26%) JMeter
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Front Office
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Release Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Data Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (10.53%) DBA
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Data Migration Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) SOA Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Spring
2 5 (26.32%) JMS
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) XSL
3 4 (21.05%) SOAP
3 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 4 (21.05%) JTA
3 4 (21.05%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) JPA
3 4 (21.05%) Java EE
4 2 (10.53%) Swing
4 2 (10.53%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.26%) EJB
5 1 (5.26%) JSP
5 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Derivative
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Integration Testing
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Scrum
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) Static Code Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Release Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) PL/SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Shell Script
5 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 2 (10.53%) C++
6 2 (10.53%) Korn
7 1 (5.26%) Groovy
7 1 (5.26%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) hybris
2 5 (26.32%) Adobe
3 3 (15.79%) Sybase
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
4 2 (10.53%) Remedy
5 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft