The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hammersmith region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 5 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 14.29% 2.78% 9.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 25.00% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
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£413 £361 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.26% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £361 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £361 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hammersmith region.

Operating Systems Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 25.71% 11.11% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 11
Average daily rate £400 £250 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £317 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Hammersmith

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Hammersmith region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Hammersmith

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Hammersmith

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith 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 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) Memcached
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Magento
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Facebook
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) SSH
2 2 (40.00%) Zend
2 2 (40.00%) Zend Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) WordPress
3 1 (20.00%) OAuth

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Drupal
1 2 (40.00%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Memcached
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Zend Framework
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) OAuth
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Google
1 2 (40.00%) Zend
1 2 (40.00%) Facebook
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) New Relic