The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 53 59 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.83% 11.78% 10.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.64% 37.34% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 23
Median daily rate £400 £435 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £521 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% +11.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +3.40%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
153 158 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.15% 31.54% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 85 78
Median daily rate £275 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £103 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 4 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +147.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £74.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Cheltenham +4 21 £425 -8.10% 9
Gloucester -7 6 £413 +3.12% 13
Tewkesbury +1 2 £340 -
Linux
South West

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 72 (72.00%) Security Cleared
2 56 (56.00%) DV Cleared
3 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (40.00%) Python
5 34 (34.00%) Java
5 34 (34.00%) Oracle
6 29 (29.00%) Unix
7 28 (28.00%) Scrum
8 25 (25.00%) Windows
9 23 (23.00%) C++
10 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (21.00%) Software Engineering
12 20 (20.00%) C
12 20 (20.00%) SQL
13 19 (19.00%) Solaris
13 19 (19.00%) SC Cleared
13 19 (19.00%) DevOps
14 18 (18.00%) Perl
15 17 (17.00%) Red Hat
15 17 (17.00%) Shell Script
15 17 (17.00%) Bash Shell
15 17 (17.00%) Jenkins
16 14 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (14.00%) JIRA
16 14 (14.00%) Selenium
17 12 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 11 (11.00%) Kanban
18 11 (11.00%) JSON
18 11 (11.00%) TDD
18 11 (11.00%) Software Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 5 (5.00%) Confluence
1 5 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.00%) JBoss
4 2 (2.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.00%) Mule
4 2 (2.00%) Mule ESB
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle 10gAS
5 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.00%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (7.00%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.00%) DHCP
2 7 (7.00%) DNS
3 2 (2.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.00%) SSH
4 1 (1.00%) Internet
4 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.00%) LAN
4 1 (1.00%) RS-232
4 1 (1.00%) RS-485
4 1 (1.00%) SAN
4 1 (1.00%) VoIP
4 1 (1.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 9 (9.00%) MySQL
4 8 (8.00%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (5.00%) Big Data
8 4 (4.00%) OrientDB
9 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.00%) Apache Accumulo
10 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.00%) IBM InfoSphere
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (17.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (14.00%) JIRA
2 14 (14.00%) Selenium
3 12 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 10 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 9 (9.00%) JUnit
6 8 (8.00%) Ant
6 8 (8.00%) Eclipse
7 7 (7.00%) Maven
8 6 (6.00%) Hudson
8 6 (6.00%) JMeter
9 4 (4.00%) ClearCase
10 3 (3.00%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.00%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.00%) Zephyr
11 2 (2.00%) Gradle
11 2 (2.00%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.00%) EasyMock
General
1 8 (8.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Electronics
2 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (23.00%) Developer
2 20 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 17 (17.00%) DBA
4 15 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 13 (13.00%) Integration Engineer
6 12 (12.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 10 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (9.00%) Administrator
9 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared DBA
9 7 (7.00%) Software Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Unix Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Java Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
10 5 (5.00%) SQL DBA
10 5 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (4.00%) MySQL DBA
11 4 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) JSON
2 10 (10.00%) Spring
3 8 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (8.00%) REST
3 8 (8.00%) XML
4 7 (7.00%) HTML
5 6 (6.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.00%) Node.js
6 5 (5.00%) SOAP
6 5 (5.00%) Web Services
7 4 (4.00%) EJB
7 4 (4.00%) Java EE
7 4 (4.00%) jQuery
8 3 (3.00%) CSS
8 3 (3.00%) JMS
8 3 (3.00%) XSLT
9 2 (2.00%) .NET
9 2 (2.00%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.00%) J2EE
9 2 (2.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Replication
2 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.00%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.00%) VHDL
6 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.00%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.00%) Verilog
6 1 (1.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.00%) Unix
2 25 (25.00%) Windows
3 19 (19.00%) Solaris
4 14 (14.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.00%) CentOS
5 3 (3.00%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.00%) AIX
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.00%) HPUX
7 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.00%) Scrum
3 22 (22.00%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (21.00%) Software Engineering
5 19 (19.00%) DevOps
6 11 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (11.00%) Kanban
6 11 (11.00%) Software Testing
6 11 (11.00%) TDD
7 10 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
7 10 (10.00%) SDLC
7 10 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 9 (9.00%) Integration Testing
8 9 (9.00%) Manual Testing
8 9 (9.00%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (9.00%) Validation
9 8 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (8.00%) OO
9 8 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (8.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (40.00%) Python
2 34 (34.00%) Java
3 23 (23.00%) C++
4 20 (20.00%) C
4 20 (20.00%) SQL
5 18 (18.00%) Perl
6 17 (17.00%) Bash Shell
6 17 (17.00%) Shell Script
7 7 (7.00%) C#
7 7 (7.00%) Embedded C++
7 7 (7.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.00%) Embedded C
9 5 (5.00%) Ruby
10 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.00%) XPath
12 1 (1.00%) C-shell
12 1 (1.00%) Groovy
12 1 (1.00%) PHP
12 1 (1.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (72.00%) Security Cleared
2 56 (56.00%) DV Cleared
3 19 (19.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.00%) Degree
6 2 (2.00%) CEH
6 2 (2.00%) ISEB
6 2 (2.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.00%) Docker
1 8 (8.00%) vSphere
2 4 (4.00%) Firmware
2 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.00%) SRDF
3 2 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.00%) NFS
4 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) Puppet
2 5 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.00%) yum
3 3 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.00%) Data Guard
4 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (1.00%) CloudHub
5 1 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 34 (34.00%) Oracle
2 17 (17.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.00%) VMware
4 8 (8.00%) HP
5 5 (5.00%) EMC
5 5 (5.00%) SAP
5 5 (5.00%) TOWER Software
6 2 (2.00%) IBM
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.00%) Altera
7 1 (1.00%) Apple
7 1 (1.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.00%) Cisco
7 1 (1.00%) Dell
7 1 (1.00%) NetApp
7 1 (1.00%) Renesas
7 1 (1.00%) Xilinx
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