The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Glasgow region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 20 15 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs citing Linux 68 72 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.30% 9.34% 3.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 40.45% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £283 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
204 178 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.91% 23.09% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 80 48
Average daily rate £300 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £137 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +9.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.00 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Linux
Scotland

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 97 (64.24%) Java
2 91 (60.26%) UNIX
3 64 (42.38%) SQL
4 47 (31.13%) Relational Database
5 46 (30.46%) Perl
6 43 (28.48%) Finance
7 41 (27.15%) HTML
8 37 (24.50%) OO
9 35 (23.18%) Spring
10 32 (21.19%) JavaScript
11 31 (20.53%) Multithreading
12 28 (18.54%) DB2
13 27 (17.88%) RDBMS
14 25 (16.56%) Sybase
15 24 (15.89%) Windows
15 24 (15.89%) Mac OS X
16 23 (15.23%) Front Office
17 22 (14.57%) Banking
18 21 (13.91%) Hibernate
18 21 (13.91%) OOD
18 21 (13.91%) C++
19 20 (13.25%) Oracle
20 19 (12.58%) KDB
21 18 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
22 17 (11.26%) JUnit
22 17 (11.26%) CSS
23 16 (10.60%) .NET
23 16 (10.60%) Python
23 16 (10.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 15 (9.93%) XML

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (5.96%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.97%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.99%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (1.99%) Apache
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.32%) GemFire
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (5.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.27%) HTTP
2 6 (3.97%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.99%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.99%) Firewall
4 2 (1.32%) SAN
5 1 (0.66%) NAS
5 1 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.66%) Network Security
5 1 (0.66%) LDAP
5 1 (0.66%) LAN
5 1 (0.66%) WAN
5 1 (0.66%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.66%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (31.13%) Relational Database
2 28 (18.54%) DB2
3 27 (17.88%) RDBMS
4 19 (12.58%) KDB
5 13 (8.61%) Neo4j
5 13 (8.61%) MongoDB
6 10 (6.62%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.97%) MySQL
7 6 (3.97%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.31%) Ingres
9 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.66%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) JUnit
2 5 (3.31%) Cucumber
2 5 (3.31%) Jasmine
2 5 (3.31%) Subversion
2 5 (3.31%) RSpec
2 5 (3.31%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.65%) Ant
3 4 (2.65%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (1.99%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.66%) Hudson
6 1 (0.66%) JBehave
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.66%) ClearCase
General
1 43 (28.48%) Finance
2 23 (15.23%) Front Office
3 22 (14.57%) Banking
4 3 (1.99%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.32%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (68.21%) Developer
2 58 (38.41%) Java Developer
3 17 (11.26%) C++ Developer
4 12 (7.95%) Analyst
5 11 (7.28%) Applications Support
6 9 (5.96%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (5.96%) Support Analyst
7 5 (3.31%) Database Developer
7 5 (3.31%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (3.31%) Senior Developer
7 5 (3.31%) Programmer
8 4 (2.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 4 (2.65%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (1.99%) Senior Support Analyst
9 3 (1.99%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (1.99%) Java Programmer
9 3 (1.99%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (1.99%) Test Specialist
9 3 (1.99%) Security Specialist
9 3 (1.99%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (27.15%) HTML
2 35 (23.18%) Spring
3 21 (13.91%) Hibernate
4 17 (11.26%) CSS
5 16 (10.60%) .NET
6 15 (9.93%) XML
7 14 (9.27%) REST
8 12 (7.95%) J2SE
8 12 (7.95%) JMS
8 12 (7.95%) JSP
8 12 (7.95%) FIX Protocol
8 12 (7.95%) JAX-RS
9 11 (7.28%) jQuery
10 10 (6.62%) Ruby on Rails
10 10 (6.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 8 (5.30%) Middleware
11 8 (5.30%) SOAP
12 7 (4.64%) HTML5
12 7 (4.64%) J2EE
13 5 (3.31%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (7.28%) Equities
3 10 (6.62%) Derivative
4 8 (5.30%) Equity Derivative
5 7 (4.64%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.31%) Physics
7 5 (3.31%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.65%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.66%) PKI
9 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.66%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 91 (60.26%) UNIX
2 24 (15.89%) Windows
2 24 (15.89%) Mac OS X
3 15 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (8.61%) Solaris
5 12 (7.95%) AIX
6 9 (5.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.66%) CentOS
8 1 (0.66%) MVS
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.50%) OO
2 31 (20.53%) Multithreading
3 21 (13.91%) OOD
4 18 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (9.93%) TDD
6 14 (9.27%) Web Design
6 14 (9.27%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (7.95%) Configuration Management
7 12 (7.95%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (7.28%) BDD
8 11 (7.28%) Web Development
9 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (5.96%) MVC
11 8 (5.30%) ITIL
11 8 (5.30%) Software Engineering
12 7 (4.64%) Database Tuning
12 7 (4.64%) ETL
13 6 (3.97%) SOA
13 6 (3.97%) Data Analysis
13 6 (3.97%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 97 (64.24%) Java
2 64 (42.38%) SQL
3 46 (30.46%) Perl
4 32 (21.19%) JavaScript
5 21 (13.91%) C++
6 16 (10.60%) Python
7 14 (9.27%) C#
8 12 (7.95%) Shell Script
9 10 (6.62%) Ruby
10 7 (4.64%) Scala
11 5 (3.31%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (3.31%) Korn
11 5 (3.31%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.31%) C
12 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.99%) PHP
12 3 (1.99%) VB
13 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.32%) R
14 1 (0.66%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (5.96%) Degree
2 6 (3.97%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (3.31%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.31%) MCITP
3 5 (3.31%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.66%) NFS
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.66%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 25 (16.56%) Sybase
2 20 (13.25%) Oracle
3 13 (8.61%) Red Hat
4 11 (7.28%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.64%) HP
6 5 (3.31%) Cisco
7 4 (2.65%) Perforce
7 4 (2.65%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.99%) SAP
9 2 (1.32%) IBM
9 2 (1.32%) StreamBase
9 2 (1.32%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.66%) Twitter
10 1 (0.66%) Brocade
10 1 (0.66%) Qualys
10 1 (0.66%) JBoss
10 1 (0.66%) Symantec
10 1 (0.66%) Remedy
10 1 (0.66%) EMC
10 1 (0.66%) Sun
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