The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 22 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 39 46 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.28% 7.14% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.90% 30.46% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 6
Average daily rate £420 £400 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £258 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £486 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
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
145 151 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 27.05% 23.45% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 69 33
Average daily rate £325 £305 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £155 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 35 32
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.50 £24.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -4 25 £443 +10.62% 15
Faringdon - 4 £325 - 1
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 41 (47.67%) Windows
2 38 (44.19%) JavaScript
3 36 (41.86%) Python
4 35 (40.70%) PHP
5 33 (38.37%) HTML
6 32 (37.21%) Java
7 25 (29.07%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (29.07%) HTML5
8 24 (27.91%) TDD
9 23 (26.74%) C++
10 22 (25.58%) CSS
10 22 (25.58%) OO
10 22 (25.58%) Tomcat
10 22 (25.58%) Subversion
11 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (22.09%) MySQL
12 19 (22.09%) Analytics
13 18 (20.93%) AngularJS
13 18 (20.93%) NoSQL
13 18 (20.93%) Spring
13 18 (20.93%) Perl
13 18 (20.93%) Red Hat
14 16 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (18.60%) Bash Shell
15 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
15 15 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (17.44%) Windows Server
16 14 (16.28%) Degree
16 14 (16.28%) REST
16 14 (16.28%) MVC

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 22 (25.58%) Tomcat
2 12 (13.95%) Apache
2 12 (13.95%) IIS
3 11 (12.79%) SAS
4 9 (10.47%) Apache Solr
5 8 (9.30%) JBoss
5 8 (9.30%) WebLogic
5 8 (9.30%) WebSphere
6 5 (5.81%) Confluence
6 5 (5.81%) Node.js
7 4 (4.65%) Drupal
8 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.16%) Moodle
9 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.16%) MS Office
1 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.16%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (29.07%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.79%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (9.30%) Adobe Analytics
3 8 (9.30%) Amazon S3
3 8 (9.30%) Amazon SQS
3 8 (9.30%) Google Analytics
3 8 (9.30%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (3.49%) IaaS
5 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) Intranet
2 4 (4.65%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) VLAN
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.33%) Wireless
4 1 (1.16%) 802.11
4 1 (1.16%) Broadband
4 1 (1.16%) DHCP
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) LAN
4 1 (1.16%) LDAP
4 1 (1.16%) Network Security
4 1 (1.16%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) SSL
4 1 (1.16%) WAN
4 1 (1.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) MySQL
2 18 (20.93%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.95%) Big Data
4 11 (12.79%) HPCC
4 11 (12.79%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.33%) Pentaho
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) Subversion
2 15 (17.44%) Git (software)
3 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.30%) Cucumber
4 8 (9.30%) JUnit
5 7 (8.14%) Mockito
6 5 (5.81%) JIRA
7 3 (3.49%) PHPUnit
7 3 (3.49%) Vagrant
8 2 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (11.63%) Publishing
2 6 (6.98%) Finance
3 4 (4.65%) Billing
4 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (56.98%) Developer
2 13 (15.12%) PHP Developer
3 12 (13.95%) Angular Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Data Scientist
4 10 (11.63%) Fortran Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Software Engineer
4 10 (11.63%) Web Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Administrator
5 9 (10.47%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (8.14%) C++ Developer
7 7 (8.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.14%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.98%) Fortran Developer
8 6 (6.98%) HTML CSS Developer
8 6 (6.98%) HTML Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.81%) Digital Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (38.37%) HTML
2 25 (29.07%) HTML5
3 22 (25.58%) CSS
4 18 (20.93%) AngularJS
4 18 (20.93%) Spring
5 14 (16.28%) REST
6 13 (15.12%) Web Services
7 12 (13.95%) Middleware
7 12 (13.95%) XML
8 10 (11.63%) LAMP
8 10 (11.63%) RESTful
9 7 (8.14%) Symfony
10 5 (5.81%) Classic ASP
10 5 (5.81%) EDI
10 5 (5.81%) JSON
10 5 (5.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (3.49%) Java EE
11 3 (3.49%) jQuery
11 3 (3.49%) Smart GWT
11 3 (3.49%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Mathematics
2 6 (6.98%) Statistics
3 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.49%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) Fintech
5 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 41 (47.67%) Windows
2 16 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (17.44%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.14%) CentOS
5 5 (5.81%) Unix
6 3 (3.49%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.33%) Solaris
7 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) TDD
2 22 (25.58%) OO
3 20 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (22.09%) Analytics
5 15 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (16.28%) MVC
7 12 (13.95%) BDD
7 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.79%) OOD
8 11 (12.79%) Parallel Programming
9 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
10 8 (9.30%) SEO
10 8 (9.30%) Tag Management
11 7 (8.14%) Content Enrichment
11 7 (8.14%) Web Application Development
12 6 (6.98%) ERP
12 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
12 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
13 5 (5.81%) Data Analysis
13 5 (5.81%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.19%) JavaScript
2 36 (41.86%) Python
3 35 (40.70%) PHP
4 32 (37.21%) Java
5 23 (26.74%) C++
6 18 (20.93%) Perl
7 16 (18.60%) Bash Shell
8 11 (12.79%) C
8 11 (12.79%) Fortran
8 11 (12.79%) R
9 4 (4.65%) Ruby
10 3 (3.49%) PHP 5
10 3 (3.49%) SQL
11 1 (1.16%) C#
11 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.16%) VB
11 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Degree
2 5 (5.81%) LPIC
3 4 (4.65%) RHCT
4 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.16%) MCSE
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) GridGain
3 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) Puppet
2 5 (5.81%) Nagios
3 3 (3.49%) Ansible
3 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) SCOM
5 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Red Hat
2 10 (11.63%) Adobe
2 10 (11.63%) Google
3 6 (6.98%) SAP
4 5 (5.81%) VMware
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.16%) Apple
6 1 (1.16%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) NetApp
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle
6 1 (1.16%) Zend
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