The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 57 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.08% 7.28% 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.22% 29.08% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 38
Median daily rate £464 £400 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.06% -19.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £300 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £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 9 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +83.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
Linux
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
135 141 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 21.50% 25.04% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 92 80
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £138 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 30
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £55.20 £23.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 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
Oxford +5 33 £477 +8.97% 10
Kidlington - 4 £456 - 1
Banbury +4 1 £300 - 1
Bicester - 1 £363 -
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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

1 55 (44.00%) Java
2 48 (38.40%) Puppet
3 40 (32.00%) Git (software)
4 39 (31.20%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (30.40%) Web Development
5 38 (30.40%) nginx
6 37 (29.60%) MongoDB
6 37 (29.60%) Spring
6 37 (29.60%) Opscode Chef
7 36 (28.80%) AngularJS
7 36 (28.80%) Subversion
8 35 (28.00%) Ansible
9 34 (27.20%) Apache
10 33 (26.40%) Web Services
10 33 (26.40%) Amazon AWS
11 31 (24.80%) NoSQL
11 31 (24.80%) Tomcat
11 31 (24.80%) HTML
12 30 (24.00%) PHP
12 30 (24.00%) MySQL
12 30 (24.00%) MVC
13 29 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (23.20%) TDD
13 29 (23.20%) Python
13 29 (23.20%) XML
14 28 (22.40%) Configuration Management
14 28 (22.40%) PostgreSQL
15 27 (21.60%) REST
15 27 (21.60%) Jenkins
16 26 (20.80%) HTML5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 38 (30.40%) nginx
2 34 (27.20%) Apache
3 31 (24.80%) Tomcat
4 20 (16.00%) JBoss
5 19 (15.20%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (15.20%) WebLogic
5 19 (15.20%) WebSphere
6 16 (12.80%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (8.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (8.00%) Apache Solr
9 9 (7.20%) Jetty
10 2 (1.60%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.80%) Drupal
11 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (2.40%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 33 (26.40%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (13.60%) Amazon S3
3 16 (12.80%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (4.80%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (3.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (3.20%) SaaS
7 3 (2.40%) IaaS
8 2 (1.60%) GitHub
8 2 (1.60%) PaaS
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.80%) Route 53
9 1 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.80%) DNS
2 14 (11.20%) DHCP
2 14 (11.20%) Internet
3 7 (5.60%) IPv6
4 6 (4.80%) Firewall
4 6 (4.80%) LAN
4 6 (4.80%) WAN
5 4 (3.20%) IPv4
5 4 (3.20%) Network Security
6 1 (0.80%) Broadband
6 1 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.80%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.80%) LDAP
6 1 (0.80%) SAN
6 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.80%) VoIP
6 1 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.60%) MongoDB
2 31 (24.80%) NoSQL
3 30 (24.00%) MySQL
4 28 (22.40%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (16.80%) Relational Database
6 20 (16.00%) CouchDB
6 20 (16.00%) Redis
7 5 (4.00%) KDB
8 3 (2.40%) Big Data
9 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 40 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 36 (28.80%) Subversion
3 27 (21.60%) Jenkins
4 24 (19.20%) JUnit
4 24 (19.20%) Maven
5 20 (16.00%) Mercurial
6 16 (12.80%) Cucumber
7 12 (9.60%) Gradle
8 10 (8.00%) Selenium
9 9 (7.20%) Ant
10 8 (6.40%) Mockito
11 4 (3.20%) Hudson
12 2 (1.60%) CMake
12 2 (1.60%) JIRA
12 2 (1.60%) MSBuild
12 2 (1.60%) NUnit
12 2 (1.60%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.60%) TestComplete
General
1 18 (14.40%) Publishing
2 8 (6.40%) Back Office
3 5 (4.00%) Finance
3 5 (4.00%) Front Office
4 2 (1.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (52.80%) Developer
2 35 (28.00%) Java Developer
3 21 (16.80%) PHP Developer
4 20 (16.00%) AWS Developer
5 17 (13.60%) Administrator
5 17 (13.60%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (12.80%) AWS Engineer
6 16 (12.80%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (12.00%) Agile Developer
7 15 (12.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 14 (11.20%) Linux Administrator
8 14 (11.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 14 (11.20%) Software Engineer
9 13 (10.40%) AWS Software Engineer
9 13 (10.40%) Java Engineer
9 13 (10.40%) Java Software Engineer
9 13 (10.40%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (9.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 12 (9.60%) E-Commerce Developer
10 12 (9.60%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.60%) Spring
2 36 (28.80%) AngularJS
3 33 (26.40%) Web Services
4 31 (24.80%) HTML
5 29 (23.20%) XML
6 27 (21.60%) REST
7 26 (20.80%) HTML5
8 23 (18.40%) LAMP
8 23 (18.40%) LEMP Stack
9 22 (17.60%) Node.js
10 21 (16.80%) Symfony
11 20 (16.00%) LAPP Stack
11 20 (16.00%) Laravel
11 20 (16.00%) Memcached
12 19 (15.20%) JSON
12 19 (15.20%) Yii
13 17 (13.60%) RESTful
14 16 (12.80%) EJB
15 13 (10.40%) .NET
16 10 (8.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (4.00%) Hedge funds
2 5 (4.00%) Statistics
2 5 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.60%) Replication
5 1 (0.80%) Clustering
5 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.80%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.40%) Windows
2 11 (8.80%) CentOS
3 10 (8.00%) Unix
4 9 (7.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.40%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.60%) Debian
7 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.80%) Android
10 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.20%) Continuous Integration
2 38 (30.40%) Web Development
3 30 (24.00%) MVC
4 29 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (23.20%) TDD
5 28 (22.40%) Configuration Management
6 25 (20.00%) OO
7 21 (16.80%) Refactoring
8 19 (15.20%) Software Engineering
9 17 (13.60%) BDD
9 17 (13.60%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (12.80%) Release Management
10 16 (12.80%) Web Application Development
11 15 (12.00%) Content Enrichment
11 15 (12.00%) E-Commerce
12 14 (11.20%) Open Source
12 14 (11.20%) SOA
13 13 (10.40%) Migration
13 13 (10.40%) Unit Testing
14 11 (8.80%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (44.00%) Java
2 30 (24.00%) PHP
3 29 (23.20%) Python
4 22 (17.60%) Ruby
5 21 (16.80%) C++
5 21 (16.80%) JavaScript
6 15 (12.00%) SQL
7 14 (11.20%) Perl
8 13 (10.40%) Scala
9 11 (8.80%) Bash Shell
9 11 (8.80%) C
10 9 (7.20%) XPath
11 4 (3.20%) C#
11 4 (3.20%) Go
11 4 (3.20%) Rust
12 1 (0.80%) AWK
12 1 (0.80%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.80%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (2.40%) AWS Certification
1 3 (2.40%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) CCNP
2 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.60%) MCSE
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.80%) CCNA
3 1 (0.80%) RHCE
3 1 (0.80%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.80%) vSphere
3 4 (3.20%) Docker
4 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.60%) Postfix
5 2 (1.60%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.80%) iptables
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.80%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.80%) Xen
6 1 (0.80%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 48 (38.40%) Puppet
2 37 (29.60%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (28.00%) Ansible
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (3.20%) Terraform
5 2 (1.60%) SELinux
6 1 (0.80%) Cacti
6 1 (0.80%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.80%) Nagios
6 1 (0.80%) SCCM
6 1 (0.80%) SCOM
6 1 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.80%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (16.00%) Zend
2 17 (13.60%) Oracle
3 16 (12.80%) VMware
4 9 (7.20%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.00%) NetApp
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco
7 2 (1.60%) Perforce
7 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.80%) AppSense
8 1 (0.80%) Citrix
8 1 (0.80%) EMC
8 1 (0.80%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.80%) HP
8 1 (0.80%) IBM
8 1 (0.80%) Isilon
8 1 (0.80%) Symantec