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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 29 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 52 75 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.15% 4.40% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.67% 33.33% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 30
Median daily rate £400 £390 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Linux
Scotland

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
150 225 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.85% 13.20% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 131 108
Median daily rate £350 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Linux.

1 57 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (36.05%) Java
2 53 (36.05%) Unix
3 46 (31.29%) Python
4 41 (27.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (27.21%) SQL
6 39 (26.53%) Finance
7 37 (25.17%) Windows
8 32 (21.77%) Jenkins
8 32 (21.77%) DevOps
9 31 (21.09%) Banking
10 29 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (19.73%) Migration
11 28 (19.05%) Perl
12 26 (17.69%) BDD
13 25 (17.01%) Puppet
14 22 (14.97%) VMware
14 22 (14.97%) AIX
15 21 (14.29%) JavaScript
15 21 (14.29%) Git (software)
15 21 (14.29%) Docker
16 20 (13.61%) Configuration Management
16 20 (13.61%) Change Management
16 20 (13.61%) HTML
17 19 (12.93%) Apache
17 19 (12.93%) Scrum
17 19 (12.93%) Ansible
18 18 (12.24%) Disclosure Scotland
18 18 (12.24%) Solaris
18 18 (12.24%) CSS

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 19 (12.93%) Apache
2 14 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 12 (8.16%) WebSphere
4 10 (6.80%) JBoss
5 7 (4.76%) GlassFish
6 6 (4.08%) IIS
7 4 (2.72%) ColdFusion
7 4 (2.72%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.04%) CMS
8 3 (2.04%) GeoServer
8 3 (2.04%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) MS Office
2 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.68%) Endur
2 1 (0.68%) Findur
2 1 (0.68%) Minerva
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.56%) PaaS
2 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.44%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (4.76%) IaaS
6 3 (2.04%) SaaS
7 2 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.36%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.36%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.36%) Bluemix
7 2 (1.36%) IBM Cloud
7 2 (1.36%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.36%) Route 53
7 2 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) SSL
2 11 (7.48%) SAN
3 10 (6.80%) DNS
4 7 (4.76%) BIG-IP
5 6 (4.08%) Firewall
6 3 (2.04%) DHCP
6 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.36%) NAS
7 2 (1.36%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.36%) SSH
8 1 (0.68%) HTTP
8 1 (0.68%) Internet
8 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.84%) NoSQL
2 12 (8.16%) GIS
2 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.44%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.44%) MySQL
4 7 (4.76%) DB2
5 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.04%) DB2 UDB
6 3 (2.04%) QGIS
7 2 (1.36%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.36%) Big Data
7 2 (1.36%) Redis
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (21.77%) Jenkins
2 21 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.88%) Subversion
4 13 (8.84%) JIRA
4 13 (8.84%) TeamCity
5 10 (6.80%) Hudson
6 9 (6.12%) Bower
6 9 (6.12%) MSBuild
6 9 (6.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (4.76%) Selenium
8 6 (4.08%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.04%) ClearQuest
9 3 (2.04%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.04%) DBeaver
9 3 (2.04%) Gradle
9 3 (2.04%) Maven
10 2 (1.36%) Ant
10 2 (1.36%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.36%) Introscope
10 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 39 (26.53%) Finance
2 31 (21.09%) Banking
3 13 (8.84%) Legal
4 6 (4.08%) Law
5 2 (1.36%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (15.65%) Analyst
2 21 (14.29%) Administrator
2 21 (14.29%) Developer
3 15 (10.20%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (10.20%) Senior Test Analyst
3 15 (10.20%) Test Analyst
4 12 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.48%) Architect
5 11 (7.48%) Automation Engineer
5 11 (7.48%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (7.48%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.80%) Consultant
6 10 (6.80%) Unix Administrator
7 9 (6.12%) Linux Administrator
8 8 (5.44%) Build Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.44%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.61%) HTML
2 18 (12.24%) CSS
3 16 (10.88%) AngularJS
4 15 (10.20%) jQuery
5 14 (9.52%) Middleware
6 13 (8.84%) Sass
7 12 (8.16%) Java EE
7 12 (8.16%) Node.js
8 6 (4.08%) Flask
8 6 (4.08%) Spring
9 5 (3.40%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.40%) J2EE
9 5 (3.40%) LAMP
9 5 (3.40%) RESTful
9 5 (3.40%) Web Services
10 4 (2.72%) Spring Boot
11 3 (2.04%) JPA
11 3 (2.04%) OpenLayers
11 3 (2.04%) PostGIS
11 3 (2.04%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.40%) EMC VNX
4 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.72%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.04%) Replication
6 3 (2.04%) User Experience
7 2 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.36%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.68%) Clustering
8 1 (0.68%) CMDB
8 1 (0.68%) DataPower
8 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (36.05%) Unix
2 41 (27.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (25.17%) Windows
4 22 (14.97%) AIX
5 18 (12.24%) Solaris
6 17 (11.56%) HPUX
7 14 (9.52%) Windows Server
8 12 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (4.08%) Windows 10
10 6 (4.08%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.72%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.36%) SUSE
13 1 (0.68%) Android
13 1 (0.68%) CentOS
13 1 (0.68%) CyanogenMod
13 1 (0.68%) i5/OS
13 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.77%) DevOps
3 29 (19.73%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (19.73%) Migration
4 26 (17.69%) BDD
5 20 (13.61%) Change Management
5 20 (13.61%) Configuration Management
6 19 (12.93%) Scrum
7 16 (10.88%) Kanban
8 14 (9.52%) ITIL
8 14 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 10 (6.80%) TDD
10 9 (6.12%) Incident Management
10 9 (6.12%) User Stories
11 8 (5.44%) Build Automation
11 8 (5.44%) Exploratory Testing
11 8 (5.44%) Non-Functional Testing
12 7 (4.76%) Front End Development
12 7 (4.76%) Manual Testing
12 7 (4.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 53 (36.05%) Java
2 46 (31.29%) Python
3 40 (27.21%) SQL
4 28 (19.05%) Perl
5 21 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 14 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 12 (8.16%) PowerShell
8 11 (7.48%) Bash Shell
8 11 (7.48%) CoffeeScript
9 10 (6.80%) PHP
10 9 (6.12%) Ruby
11 7 (4.76%) Bourne shell
12 6 (4.08%) C++
12 6 (4.08%) Korn
13 4 (2.72%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.36%) VBA
15 1 (0.68%) C
15 1 (0.68%) C#
15 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.40%) VCAP
1 5 (3.40%) VCP6
1 5 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (2.72%) ISEB
2 4 (2.72%) ISTQB
2 4 (2.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.36%) CEH
3 2 (1.36%) CISM
3 2 (1.36%) CISSP
3 2 (1.36%) GIAC
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.36%) WAI
3 2 (1.36%) WCAG
4 1 (0.68%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (14.29%) Docker
2 11 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.08%) SRDF
4 5 (3.40%) vSphere
5 4 (2.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.04%) Active Directory
6 3 (2.04%) GeoWebCache
6 3 (2.04%) vCloud
6 3 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.04%) zsh
7 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.68%) Squid
Systems Management
1 25 (17.01%) Puppet
2 19 (12.93%) Ansible
3 13 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (4.08%) NetBackup
5 6 (4.08%) vRealize
6 5 (3.40%) QRadar
7 3 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.04%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.36%) CA Wily
8 2 (1.36%) Fluentd
8 2 (1.36%) Graylog
8 2 (1.36%) Hyperic
8 2 (1.36%) MAINVIEW
9 1 (0.68%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.68%) TADDM
Vendors
1 22 (14.97%) VMware
2 17 (11.56%) Oracle
3 16 (10.88%) Splunk
4 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
4 15 (10.20%) Red Hat
5 10 (6.80%) HP
6 8 (5.44%) IBM
7 7 (4.76%) Cisco
7 7 (4.76%) EMC
7 7 (4.76%) F5
8 5 (3.40%) Veritas
9 4 (2.72%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (1.36%) BMC
10 2 (1.36%) Brocade
10 2 (1.36%) CA
10 2 (1.36%) Citrix
11 1 (0.68%) Charles River
11 1 (0.68%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.68%) Sybase
11 1 (0.68%) Zend
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