The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 27 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 48 85 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.80% 6.19% 6.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.53% 35.56% 40.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 43 41
Median daily rate £406 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £328 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 - -
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 Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
139 239 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.79% 17.41% 16.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 102 88
Median daily rate £395 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £261 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% +22.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Linux.

1 44 (44.90%) Java
2 40 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (37.76%) SQL
4 35 (35.71%) Windows
5 26 (26.53%) Unix
5 26 (26.53%) Python
6 23 (23.47%) BDD
7 22 (22.45%) Banking
8 19 (19.39%) DevOps
9 17 (17.35%) Git (software)
10 16 (16.33%) Perl
11 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
12 14 (14.29%) Scrum
12 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (14.29%) JIRA
13 13 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (13.27%) Relational Database
13 13 (13.27%) Data Centre
14 12 (12.24%) HTML
14 12 (12.24%) CSS
14 12 (12.24%) Web Services
14 12 (12.24%) Subversion
14 12 (12.24%) Kanban
15 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
15 11 (11.22%) Finance
15 11 (11.22%) Firewall
15 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
15 11 (11.22%) Puppet
15 11 (11.22%) Jenkins
16 10 (10.20%) GIS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (8.16%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.12%) Apache
2 6 (6.12%) IIS
3 4 (4.08%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.06%) CMS
4 3 (3.06%) JBoss
5 2 (2.04%) Confluence
6 1 (1.02%) CICS
6 1 (1.02%) Liferay
6 1 (1.02%) nginx
6 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
1 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.02%) Endur
2 1 (1.02%) Findur
2 1 (1.02%) Minerva
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (8.16%) IaaS
3 6 (6.12%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.12%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (6.12%) Amazon S3
3 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.12%) PaaS
4 3 (3.06%) SaaS
5 2 (2.04%) Route 53
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.02%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.22%) Firewall
2 9 (9.18%) DNS
3 7 (7.14%) BIG-IP
4 6 (6.12%) SSL
4 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.10%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (4.08%) Internet
7 3 (3.06%) BGP
7 3 (3.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (3.06%) OSPF
7 3 (3.06%) SAN
7 3 (3.06%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (2.04%) DHCP
8 2 (2.04%) HTTP
8 2 (2.04%) LAN
8 2 (2.04%) Network Security
8 2 (2.04%) WAN
9 1 (1.02%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.20%) GIS
3 8 (8.16%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (3.06%) Big Data
6 3 (3.06%) DB2
6 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.02%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.02%) MySQL
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (17.35%) Git (software)
2 14 (14.29%) JIRA
3 12 (12.24%) Subversion
4 11 (11.22%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.14%) Maven
6 6 (6.12%) Selenium
7 5 (5.10%) TeamCity
7 5 (5.10%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.08%) Gradle
9 3 (3.06%) Bower
10 2 (2.04%) Ant
10 2 (2.04%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.04%) Hudson
10 2 (2.04%) NuGet
10 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.02%) JMeter
11 1 (1.02%) JUnit
11 1 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (22.45%) Banking
2 11 (11.22%) Finance
3 6 (6.12%) Law
4 5 (5.10%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.02%) Electronics
6 1 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) Analyst
2 23 (23.47%) Developer
3 14 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (13.27%) Senior Test Analyst
4 13 (13.27%) Test Analyst
5 10 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Administrator
7 7 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) GIS Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (4.08%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.08%) Senior GIS Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) CSS
1 12 (12.24%) HTML
1 12 (12.24%) Web Services
2 9 (9.18%) AngularJS
2 9 (9.18%) jQuery
2 9 (9.18%) Spring
3 8 (8.16%) Sass
3 8 (8.16%) XML
4 7 (7.14%) RESTful
4 7 (7.14%) WSDL
4 7 (7.14%) XML Messaging
5 5 (5.10%) Spring Boot
6 4 (4.08%) .NET
6 4 (4.08%) Hibernate
6 4 (4.08%) Node.js
6 4 (4.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (3.06%) CSS3
7 3 (3.06%) JPA
7 3 (3.06%) Middleware
7 3 (3.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.22%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (4.08%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.06%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.06%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.04%) User Experience
8 1 (1.02%) Clustering
8 1 (1.02%) DataPower
8 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.02%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) iSeries
8 1 (1.02%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.02%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.02%) Replication
8 1 (1.02%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 35 (35.71%) Windows
2 26 (26.53%) Unix
3 13 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.14%) AIX
5 6 (6.12%) Solaris
6 5 (5.10%) HPUX
7 4 (4.08%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.06%) Android
8 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.04%) CentOS
9 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.04%) zOS
10 1 (1.02%) i5/OS
10 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (23.47%) BDD
3 19 (19.39%) DevOps
4 14 (14.29%) Scrum
5 12 (12.24%) Kanban
6 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (10.20%) TDD
7 9 (9.18%) Front End Development
8 8 (8.16%) Open Source
8 8 (8.16%) User Stories
9 7 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (6.12%) Exploratory Testing
11 5 (5.10%) API Design
11 5 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (5.10%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.10%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.10%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (5.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.90%) Java
2 37 (37.76%) SQL
3 26 (26.53%) Python
4 16 (16.33%) Perl
5 15 (15.31%) JavaScript
6 8 (8.16%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.10%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.08%) Ruby
9 3 (3.06%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (3.06%) PHP
9 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.06%) VBA
10 2 (2.04%) C#
10 2 (2.04%) ES6
11 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.16%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) ISEB
4 3 (3.06%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.06%) CCNP
4 3 (3.06%) CEH
4 3 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.06%) CISM
4 3 (3.06%) CISSP
4 3 (3.06%) GIAC
4 3 (3.06%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.02%) IISP
6 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.06%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.04%) WAI
3 2 (2.04%) WCAG
4 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Virtual Servers
1 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) SRDF
2 2 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.04%) zsh
3 1 (1.02%) Docker
3 1 (1.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.02%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.02%) vSphere
3 1 (1.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) Puppet
2 8 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.12%) QRadar
4 5 (5.10%) Ansible
5 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.02%) Fluentd
6 1 (1.02%) Graylog
6 1 (1.02%) Packer
6 1 (1.02%) Simpana
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.20%) Oracle
3 9 (9.18%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.14%) Cisco
4 7 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
4 7 (7.14%) F5
4 7 (7.14%) Splunk
5 6 (6.12%) HP
5 6 (6.12%) VMware
6 4 (4.08%) EMC
6 4 (4.08%) IBM
7 3 (3.06%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.06%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.04%) Citrix
8 2 (2.04%) Veritas
9 1 (1.02%) CommVault
9 1 (1.02%) Dell
9 1 (1.02%) NetApp
9 1 (1.02%) Progress
9 1 (1.02%) SAP
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