The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 9 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +15
Contract jobs citing Linux 33 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.66% 7.89% 2.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.83% 24.41% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 7
Median daily rate £425 £338 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +117.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £375 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +5.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 127 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.38% 32.32% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 101 28
Median daily rate £375 £325 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 7
Median hourly rate £11.17 £12.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.64% +13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Linux.

1 25 (39.06%) Java
2 22 (34.38%) Oracle
2 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
4 16 (25.00%) Scrum
4 16 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 16 (25.00%) HTML
4 16 (25.00%) Unix
4 16 (25.00%) Windows
5 15 (23.44%) REST
5 15 (23.44%) Dropwizard
5 15 (23.44%) Continuous Deployment
6 14 (21.88%) Neo4j
6 14 (21.88%) Microservices
6 14 (21.88%) JSON
6 14 (21.88%) HTTP
7 13 (20.31%) Finance
7 13 (20.31%) Hibernate
7 13 (20.31%) Mac OS X
7 13 (20.31%) Spring
7 13 (20.31%) RESTful
7 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
7 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database
7 13 (20.31%) MongoDB
7 13 (20.31%) Kafka
7 13 (20.31%) JAX-RS
8 12 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (18.75%) Spring Boot
8 12 (18.75%) Informatica
8 12 (18.75%) Web Design

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 11 (17.19%) PowerExchange
2 5 (7.81%) JBoss
3 4 (6.25%) Apache
4 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.56%) Confluence
6 1 (1.56%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.56%) Tornado
6 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) HTTP
2 5 (7.81%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.69%) SNMP
3 3 (4.69%) VoIP
4 2 (3.13%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) Neo4j
2 13 (20.31%) MongoDB
2 13 (20.31%) Oracle Database
2 13 (20.31%) Relational Database
3 11 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.81%) PowerCenter
5 4 (6.25%) MySQL
6 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.13%) Big Data
8 1 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.56%) DB2
8 1 (1.56%) HBase
8 1 (1.56%) HPCC
8 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Cucumber
2 8 (12.50%) JMeter
3 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.94%) LoadRunner
4 6 (9.38%) Selenium
5 5 (7.81%) Rational Performance Tester
6 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
7 3 (4.69%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.69%) GCC
7 3 (4.69%) The Grinder
8 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.13%) WinRunner
9 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.56%) JIRA
9 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Informatica Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Performance Tester
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Performance Tester
7 5 (7.81%) Senior Tester
7 5 (7.81%) Tester
8 4 (6.25%) Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) C Software Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Administrator
9 3 (4.69%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.69%) Senior C Software Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) HTML
2 15 (23.44%) Dropwizard
2 15 (23.44%) REST
3 14 (21.88%) JSON
4 13 (20.31%) Hibernate
4 13 (20.31%) JAX-RS
4 13 (20.31%) Kafka
4 13 (20.31%) RESTful
4 13 (20.31%) Spring
5 12 (18.75%) Spring Boot
6 11 (17.19%) iXBRL
7 5 (7.81%) Web Services
8 4 (6.25%) SOAP
9 3 (4.69%) CSS
9 3 (4.69%) J2EE
10 2 (3.13%) Java EE
10 2 (3.13%) jQuery
10 2 (3.13%) LAMP
10 2 (3.13%) Node.js
11 1 (1.56%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) iSeries
2 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Informatics
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) Life Science
4 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Unix
1 16 (25.00%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) Mac OS X
3 6 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.81%) Debian
5 3 (4.69%) CentOS
5 3 (4.69%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.13%) AIX
7 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
3 16 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 16 (25.00%) Scrum
4 15 (23.44%) Continuous Deployment
5 14 (21.88%) Microservices
6 12 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (18.75%) Web Design
7 11 (17.19%) Change Data Capture
8 8 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 7 (10.94%) DevOps
9 7 (10.94%) ETL
10 5 (7.81%) Database Tuning
10 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (7.81%) ETL Development
10 5 (7.81%) RAD
10 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.25%) OO
11 4 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) Go
2 11 (17.19%) SQL
3 7 (10.94%) C
4 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.25%) Python
5 3 (4.69%) Groovy
5 3 (4.69%) PHP
5 3 (4.69%) Scala
6 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.13%) JCL
6 2 (3.13%) Korn
6 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) C++
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.81%) ISEB
4 4 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.13%) CISM
5 2 (3.13%) CISSP
5 2 (3.13%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) Ansible
2 7 (10.94%) Puppet
3 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.25%) Terraform
4 2 (3.13%) Control-M
4 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.56%) Consul
5 1 (1.56%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Oracle
2 12 (18.75%) Informatica
2 12 (18.75%) Teradata
3 6 (9.38%) HP
4 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
5 4 (6.25%) VMware
6 3 (4.69%) Siebel
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco
7 2 (3.13%) Kofax
7 2 (3.13%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.56%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.56%) BMC
8 1 (1.56%) BT
8 1 (1.56%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.56%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.56%) PagerDuty
8 1 (1.56%) SAP
8 1 (1.56%) Xerox
8 1 (1.56%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago