The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 11 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +33
Contract jobs citing Linux 63 67 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.39% 10.24% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.64% 42.14% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £388 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £308 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
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 Glasgow region.

Operating Systems Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
193 159 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.63% 24.31% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 79 60
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £102 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £86.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.92% +517.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 95 (64.19%) Java
2 94 (63.51%) UNIX
3 56 (37.84%) SQL
4 50 (33.78%) Relational Database
5 46 (31.08%) Finance
6 40 (27.03%) Perl
7 39 (26.35%) HTML
8 37 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 37 (25.00%) OO
9 31 (20.95%) DB2
10 29 (19.59%) Spring
11 28 (18.92%) RDBMS
12 26 (17.57%) Windows
12 26 (17.57%) Mac OS X
12 26 (17.57%) Multithreading
13 25 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (16.22%) Banking
15 22 (14.86%) Sybase
16 19 (12.84%) Oracle
16 19 (12.84%) Hibernate
16 19 (12.84%) Front Office
17 18 (12.16%) AIX
17 18 (12.16%) OOD
18 17 (11.49%) CSS
18 17 (11.49%) TDD
19 16 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 16 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
20 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
21 14 (9.46%) Red Hat
21 14 (9.46%) .NET

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (4.05%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.70%) Apache
2 4 (2.70%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.35%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.35%) GemFire
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.46%) HTTP
2 8 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.70%) SAN
4 3 (2.03%) Unified Communications
4 3 (2.03%) Firewall
5 2 (1.35%) DNS
5 2 (1.35%) WAN
5 2 (1.35%) NAS
6 1 (0.68%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
6 1 (0.68%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.68%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.68%) LDAP
6 1 (0.68%) LAN
6 1 (0.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (33.78%) Relational Database
2 31 (20.95%) DB2
3 28 (18.92%) RDBMS
4 13 (8.78%) MongoDB
4 13 (8.78%) Neo4j
5 12 (8.11%) KDB
6 8 (5.41%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.05%) MySQL
7 6 (4.05%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.38%) Ingres
9 4 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.68%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 10 (6.76%) JUnit
2 6 (4.05%) RSpec
2 6 (4.05%) Jasmine
2 6 (4.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (2.70%) Ant
3 4 (2.70%) Subversion
3 4 (2.70%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (2.03%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.03%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) Hudson
6 1 (0.68%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.68%) JBehave
6 1 (0.68%) ClearCase
General
1 46 (31.08%) Finance
2 24 (16.22%) Banking
3 19 (12.84%) Front Office
4 3 (2.03%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 97 (65.54%) Developer
2 55 (37.16%) Java Developer
3 14 (9.46%) Analyst
4 11 (7.43%) Applications Support
5 10 (6.76%) Database Developer
6 9 (6.08%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (6.08%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.41%) C++ Developer
7 8 (5.41%) Ruby Developer
8 6 (4.05%) Programmer
9 4 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.03%) Implementation Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) DB2 Developer
10 3 (2.03%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (2.03%) Senior Support Analyst
10 3 (2.03%) Test Specialist
10 3 (2.03%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.03%) Security Specialist
10 3 (2.03%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.35%) HTML
2 29 (19.59%) Spring
3 19 (12.84%) Hibernate
4 17 (11.49%) CSS
5 14 (9.46%) .NET
6 12 (8.11%) REST
6 12 (8.11%) JAX-RS
6 12 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (7.43%) jQuery
7 11 (7.43%) JSP
8 10 (6.76%) XML
9 9 (6.08%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (5.41%) Middleware
10 8 (5.41%) J2SE
10 8 (5.41%) JMS
11 6 (4.05%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 6 (4.05%) Ember.js
11 6 (4.05%) Backbone.js
12 5 (3.38%) HTML5
12 5 (3.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.73%) Hedge funds
3 7 (4.73%) Derivative
3 7 (4.73%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (4.73%) Equities
4 6 (4.05%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.70%) Physics
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.68%) Clustering
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 94 (63.51%) UNIX
2 26 (17.57%) Windows
2 26 (17.57%) Mac OS X
3 18 (12.16%) AIX
4 14 (9.46%) Solaris
4 14 (9.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) CentOS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.00%) OO
2 26 (17.57%) Multithreading
3 25 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (12.16%) OOD
5 17 (11.49%) TDD
6 16 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (8.78%) BDD
7 13 (8.78%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (8.11%) Web Design
9 11 (7.43%) Web Development
9 11 (7.43%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.08%) SOA
10 9 (6.08%) ITIL
11 7 (4.73%) MVC
12 6 (4.05%) ETL
12 6 (4.05%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.05%) Database Tuning
12 6 (4.05%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (3.38%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 95 (64.19%) Java
2 56 (37.84%) SQL
3 40 (27.03%) Perl
4 37 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.78%) Shell Script
6 12 (8.11%) Ruby
7 10 (6.76%) C++
8 9 (6.08%) Python
8 9 (6.08%) C#
9 8 (5.41%) Scala
10 6 (4.05%) C
10 6 (4.05%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (3.38%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.70%) PHP
12 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.70%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.03%) VB
14 2 (1.35%) Jython
14 2 (1.35%) Korn
14 2 (1.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (7.43%) Degree
2 8 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (3.38%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.38%) MCITP
3 5 (3.38%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.35%) Samba
1 2 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.68%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.68%) Netcool
3 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (14.86%) Sybase
2 19 (12.84%) Oracle
3 14 (9.46%) Red Hat
4 12 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.73%) HP
6 5 (3.38%) Cisco
7 4 (2.70%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.70%) Perforce
8 3 (2.03%) SAP
8 3 (2.03%) IBM
9 2 (1.35%) Twitter
9 2 (1.35%) StreamBase
9 2 (1.35%) ForgeRock
10 1 (0.68%) Coverity
10 1 (0.68%) Brocade
10 1 (0.68%) JBoss
10 1 (0.68%) Sun
10 1 (0.68%) Veritas
10 1 (0.68%) EMC
10 1 (0.68%) Citrix
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