The first table below looks at the demand for Fedora skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Fedora over the 3 months to 17 April 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 North West 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fedora Linux
Rank 130 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Fedora 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.041% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £290 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £200
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
715 547 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.59% 22.69% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 238 298
Average daily rate £280 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 75 70
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.30 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Fedora
England

Fedora
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Fedora Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Fedora
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Fedora Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Fedora
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Fedora Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Fedora
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Fedora 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 Fedora.

1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) XHTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (40.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Fedora
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Fedora 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 Fedora. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSD
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) XHTML
2 4 (80.00%) Ajax
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle