The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 29 12 32
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +20
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.12% 10.05% 1.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 36.67% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Median daily rate £300 £251 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -47.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £25.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Linux
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 11.17% 27.40% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 26
Median daily rate £275 £225 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £23.50 £14.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.06% +31.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Devon region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -1 1 £275 -12.00% 2
Torquay - 1 £325 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Devon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (84.62%) Java
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 10 (76.92%) Mac OS X
3 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
3 9 (69.23%) HTTP
3 9 (69.23%) IBM
3 9 (69.23%) SOAP
3 9 (69.23%) Struts
3 9 (69.23%) DB2
3 9 (69.23%) EJB
3 9 (69.23%) Hibernate
3 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
3 9 (69.23%) WebSphere Portal
3 9 (69.23%) Subversion
3 9 (69.23%) MongoDB
3 9 (69.23%) REST
3 9 (69.23%) Neo4j
3 9 (69.23%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (69.23%) JAX-RS
3 9 (69.23%) Relational Database
3 9 (69.23%) Web Design
4 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
1 9 (69.23%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) DB2
1 9 (69.23%) MongoDB
1 9 (69.23%) Neo4j
1 9 (69.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 10 (76.92%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Manager
3 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java WebSphere Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Magento Developer
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) EJB
2 9 (69.23%) Hibernate
2 9 (69.23%) JAX-RS
2 9 (69.23%) REST
2 9 (69.23%) SOAP
2 9 (69.23%) Struts
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) Sass
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Mac OS X
1 10 (76.92%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
2 9 (69.23%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (69.23%) Web Design
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) VMware