The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 10 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Linux 38 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.34% 7.62% 5.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.71% 20.78% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 5
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£385 £250 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.87% -11.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £420 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.38 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -5.55%
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Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Operating Systems Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
85 77 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 25.37% 36.67% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 45 6
Average daily rate £325 £245 £282
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £193 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 4
Average hourly rate £13.83 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.76% +104.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £14.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £28.19 £12.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 90 (69.77%) Java
2 56 (43.41%) UNIX
3 51 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (34.88%) HTML
5 42 (32.56%) Oracle
5 42 (32.56%) Relational Database
6 39 (30.23%) Ruby
7 37 (28.68%) Scala
7 37 (28.68%) Python
8 35 (27.13%) WebLogic
9 34 (26.36%) Red Hat
10 31 (24.03%) SQL
10 31 (24.03%) Web Development
10 31 (24.03%) Security Cleared
11 30 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (23.26%) RESTful
12 29 (22.48%) Git (software)
12 29 (22.48%) CSS
12 29 (22.48%) Configuration Management
12 29 (22.48%) Subversion
13 28 (21.71%) HTTP
14 27 (20.93%) JSON
14 27 (20.93%) HTML5
15 26 (20.16%) Mentoring
15 26 (20.16%) Mac OS X
16 24 (18.60%) Oracle Database
17 23 (17.83%) Responsive Web Design
17 23 (17.83%) Web Design
17 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
18 22 (17.05%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 35 (27.13%) WebLogic
2 17 (13.18%) Confluence
3 16 (12.40%) AquaLogic
4 15 (11.63%) JBoss
5 8 (6.20%) Node.js
6 7 (5.43%) SAS
7 6 (4.65%) Apache
8 5 (3.88%) Tuxedo
9 4 (3.10%) MQSeries
10 3 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.78%) Documentum
11 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.71%) HTTP
2 13 (10.08%) Firewall
3 10 (7.75%) SAN
3 10 (7.75%) LDAP
4 4 (3.10%) OpenLDAP
4 4 (3.10%) DNS
5 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.33%) SSL
6 2 (1.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (32.56%) Relational Database
2 24 (18.60%) Oracle Database
3 15 (11.63%) MongoDB
3 15 (11.63%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.20%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.43%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.65%) BusinessObjects XI
6 6 (4.65%) MySQL
7 4 (3.10%) MariaDB
7 4 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (22.48%) Git (software)
1 29 (22.48%) Subversion
2 18 (13.95%) Jenkins
3 17 (13.18%) JIRA
4 15 (11.63%) Selenium
5 7 (5.43%) PVCS
6 6 (4.65%) Ant
7 5 (3.88%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.10%) JUnit
9 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (17.05%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (26.36%) Developer
2 18 (13.95%) Architect
3 13 (10.08%) Analyst
4 12 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (8.53%) Lead Architect
6 10 (7.75%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 10 (7.75%) Digital Architect
7 9 (6.98%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.98%) Administrator
8 8 (6.20%) Technical Leader
8 8 (6.20%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.43%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.43%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Lead Software Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Scala Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.65%) Software Support Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (34.88%) HTML
2 30 (23.26%) RESTful
3 29 (22.48%) CSS
4 27 (20.93%) JSON
4 27 (20.93%) HTML5
5 19 (14.73%) Middleware
6 17 (13.18%) Django
7 16 (12.40%) Java EE
7 16 (12.40%) Spring
8 15 (11.63%) J2EE
9 13 (10.08%) SOAP
9 13 (10.08%) REST
10 12 (9.30%) CSS3
10 12 (9.30%) Ajax
11 9 (6.98%) Web Services
12 8 (6.20%) Mustache
12 8 (6.20%) Sass
13 7 (5.43%) JPA
14 6 (4.65%) JNDI
14 6 (4.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.28%) Open Source
2 15 (11.63%) Visualisation
3 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.98%) Clustering
5 3 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.33%) DataPower
6 2 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.78%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 56 (43.41%) UNIX
2 30 (23.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (20.16%) Mac OS X
4 15 (11.63%) Windows
5 8 (6.20%) VME
6 5 (3.88%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.10%) CentOS
8 3 (2.33%) AIX
8 3 (2.33%) HPUX
9 2 (1.55%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.78%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.03%) Web Development
3 29 (22.48%) Configuration Management
4 26 (20.16%) Mentoring
5 23 (17.83%) Responsive Web Design
5 23 (17.83%) Web Design
6 19 (14.73%) Scrum
7 18 (13.95%) SOA
8 14 (10.85%) ITIL
9 12 (9.30%) Problem Management
9 12 (9.30%) Automated Testing
10 10 (7.75%) Integration Testing
11 9 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (6.20%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.20%) Line Management
12 8 (6.20%) Build Automation
13 7 (5.43%) Change Management
13 7 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (5.43%) High Availability
13 7 (5.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 90 (69.77%) Java
2 39 (30.23%) Ruby
3 37 (28.68%) Scala
3 37 (28.68%) Python
4 31 (24.03%) SQL
5 23 (17.83%) JavaScript
6 16 (12.40%) PL/SQL
7 15 (11.63%) C#
8 8 (6.20%) COBOL
9 7 (5.43%) PHP
10 6 (4.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 5 (3.88%) Perl
11 5 (3.88%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.10%) C
13 2 (1.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (24.03%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.05%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) OCAJ
3 2 (1.55%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) OCP
3 2 (1.55%) OCA
3 2 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.55%) NFS
4 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (14.73%) OpenView
1 19 (14.73%) Puppet
1 19 (14.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.55%) Ganglia
2 2 (1.55%) collectd
2 2 (1.55%) OVSD
2 2 (1.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 42 (32.56%) Oracle
2 34 (26.36%) Red Hat
3 20 (15.50%) HP
4 14 (10.85%) Informatica
5 7 (5.43%) Business Objects
6 6 (4.65%) Splunk
7 5 (3.88%) Micro Focus
8 3 (2.33%) Siebel
8 3 (2.33%) IBM
8 3 (2.33%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (2.33%) Axway
9 2 (1.55%) Google
9 2 (1.55%) VMware
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