The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 33 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.38% 6.85% 8.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.86% 27.40% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 22
Median daily rate £477 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £312 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +182.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
Linux
Oxfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
77 73 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.88% 25.00% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 52 35
Median daily rate £350 £275 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £405 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 18
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +279.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 36 (57.14%) Java
2 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (34.92%) Web Services
4 21 (33.33%) Spring
5 20 (31.75%) Python
6 19 (30.16%) HTML
6 19 (30.16%) Tomcat
6 19 (30.16%) TDD
7 18 (28.57%) Maven
7 18 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (26.98%) MongoDB
9 16 (25.40%) Puppet
9 16 (25.40%) HTML5
10 15 (23.81%) C++
11 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
11 14 (22.22%) Open Source
11 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
12 13 (20.63%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (20.63%) nginx
12 13 (20.63%) RESTful
12 13 (20.63%) Ruby
12 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (20.63%) Subversion
13 12 (19.05%) Publishing
13 12 (19.05%) Migration
13 12 (19.05%) XML
13 12 (19.05%) Windows
13 12 (19.05%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 19 (30.16%) Tomcat
2 13 (20.63%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (20.63%) nginx
3 12 (19.05%) Apache
4 10 (15.87%) Apache Solr
4 10 (15.87%) JBoss
5 9 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 9 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 8 (12.70%) Jetty
7 7 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (7.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.59%) Drupal
9 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 6 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (6.35%) SaaS
6 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (4.76%) IaaS
7 2 (3.17%) GitHub
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (1.59%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.59%) PaaS
8 1 (1.59%) Route 53
8 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) DNS
1 5 (7.94%) LAN
1 5 (7.94%) WAN
2 4 (6.35%) DHCP
2 4 (6.35%) Firewall
2 4 (6.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.59%) LDAP
3 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) MongoDB
2 12 (19.05%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.94%) KDB
4 4 (6.35%) MySQL
5 3 (4.76%) Big Data
6 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.59%) CouchDB
7 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) Maven
2 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 13 (20.63%) Subversion
4 11 (17.46%) Gradle
5 10 (15.87%) Selenium
6 8 (12.70%) JUnit
7 7 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.76%) Ant
9 3 (4.76%) Hudson
10 2 (3.17%) Mockito
11 1 (1.59%) CMake
11 1 (1.59%) JIRA
11 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
11 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.59%) TestComplete
11 1 (1.59%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (19.05%) Publishing
2 7 (11.11%) Back Office
3 5 (7.94%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.05%) AWS Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Agile Developer
4 11 (17.46%) Agile Java Developer
4 11 (17.46%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Administrator
5 9 (14.29%) Architect
5 9 (14.29%) AWS Software Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Java Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Java Software Developer
6 8 (12.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (12.70%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (12.70%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (12.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (12.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.92%) Web Services
2 21 (33.33%) Spring
3 19 (30.16%) HTML
4 16 (25.40%) HTML5
5 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 13 (20.63%) RESTful
7 12 (19.05%) XML
8 11 (17.46%) .NET
8 11 (17.46%) REST
9 10 (15.87%) Lucene
10 9 (14.29%) JSON
11 7 (11.11%) EJB
12 5 (7.94%) CSS
12 5 (7.94%) Esper
12 5 (7.94%) NumPy
12 5 (7.94%) Pandas
12 5 (7.94%) Pyramid
12 5 (7.94%) SciPy
13 4 (6.35%) Node.js
14 3 (4.76%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Algorithms
2 5 (7.94%) Hedge funds
2 5 (7.94%) Statistics
2 5 (7.94%) Visualisation
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) CentOS
3 7 (11.11%) Unix
3 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.52%) Debian
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.16%) TDD
3 14 (22.22%) Open Source
3 14 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (19.05%) Migration
6 11 (17.46%) Build Automation
7 10 (15.87%) Scrum
8 8 (12.70%) BDD
8 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (12.70%) Web Development
9 7 (11.11%) Content Enrichment
9 7 (11.11%) OO
9 7 (11.11%) SOA
9 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 6 (9.52%) Network Design
10 6 (9.52%) Refactoring
11 5 (7.94%) Code Coverage
11 5 (7.94%) ITIL
11 5 (7.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (57.14%) Java
2 20 (31.75%) Python
3 15 (23.81%) C++
4 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 13 (20.63%) Ruby
6 10 (15.87%) Bash Shell
7 9 (14.29%) Perl
8 8 (12.70%) Scala
9 7 (11.11%) PHP
10 5 (7.94%) C
11 4 (6.35%) SQL
12 3 (4.76%) C#
12 3 (4.76%) XPath
13 1 (1.59%) AWK
13 1 (1.59%) sed
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.59%) CCNA
2 1 (1.59%) CCNP
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.35%) vSphere
3 3 (4.76%) Docker
3 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.59%) iptables
4 1 (1.59%) Postfix
4 1 (1.59%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (25.40%) Puppet
2 9 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (12.70%) Ansible
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Terraform
6 1 (1.59%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.59%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) VMware
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.35%) NetApp
5 2 (3.17%) Zend
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) EMC
6 1 (1.59%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.59%) Isilon
6 1 (1.59%) Perforce