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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 75 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.03% 4.66% 4.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.10% 19.16% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 18 18
Median daily rate £450 £308 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -37.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £293 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £413 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £55.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +35.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
174 167 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.59% 24.34% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 111 65
Median daily rate £369 £293 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.06% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £487 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 23
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 27 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 September 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 +4 35 £466 +55.33% 15
Abingdon - 7 £450 - 5
Kidlington - 4 £450 -
Banbury - 2 £308 - 4
Linux
South East

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 62 (46.27%) Java
2 44 (32.84%) Web Services
3 43 (32.09%) HTML
4 41 (30.60%) Amazon AWS
5 40 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (29.85%) Tomcat
6 38 (28.36%) TDD
6 38 (28.36%) Spring
7 37 (27.61%) Web Development
8 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (26.12%) Git (software)
9 35 (26.12%) Python
9 35 (26.12%) Puppet
9 35 (26.12%) MongoDB
10 34 (25.37%) MySQL
11 33 (24.63%) HTML5
12 31 (23.13%) C++
12 31 (23.13%) Software Engineering
13 30 (22.39%) Subversion
14 29 (21.64%) JBoss
14 29 (21.64%) XML
14 29 (21.64%) AngularJS
15 28 (20.90%) REST
15 28 (20.90%) PHP
15 28 (20.90%) Oracle
15 28 (20.90%) WebLogic
15 28 (20.90%) Apache
16 27 (20.15%) JSON
16 27 (20.15%) WebSphere
17 26 (19.40%) Unix

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 40 (29.85%) Tomcat
2 29 (21.64%) JBoss
3 28 (20.90%) Apache
3 28 (20.90%) WebLogic
4 27 (20.15%) WebSphere
5 25 (18.66%) nginx
6 21 (15.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (7.46%) Apache Solr
7 10 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (6.72%) Jetty
9 2 (1.49%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.49%) WordPress
10 1 (0.75%) Drupal
10 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 41 (30.60%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (17.16%) Amazon S3
2 23 (17.16%) Amazon SQS
3 7 (5.22%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.49%) PaaS
4 2 (1.49%) SaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.75%) AWS OpsWorks
5 1 (0.75%) GitHub
5 1 (0.75%) Heroku
5 1 (0.75%) Route 53
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.69%) DNS
2 15 (11.19%) DHCP
3 13 (9.70%) Internet
4 7 (5.22%) IPv6
4 7 (5.22%) LAN
4 7 (5.22%) WAN
5 6 (4.48%) Firewall
6 4 (2.99%) IPv4
7 3 (2.24%) Network Security
8 2 (1.49%) SAN
9 1 (0.75%) Broadband
9 1 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.75%) Intranet
9 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.75%) LDAP
9 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.12%) MongoDB
2 34 (25.37%) MySQL
3 25 (18.66%) NoSQL
4 22 (16.42%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (10.45%) Relational Database
6 13 (9.70%) CouchDB
6 13 (9.70%) Redis
7 11 (8.21%) Oracle Database
8 10 (7.46%) KDB
9 3 (2.24%) Big Data
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (26.12%) Git (software)
2 30 (22.39%) Subversion
3 24 (17.91%) JUnit
4 21 (15.67%) Cucumber
5 20 (14.93%) Jenkins
5 20 (14.93%) Maven
6 13 (9.70%) Mercurial
7 12 (8.96%) Gradle
8 10 (7.46%) Selenium
9 3 (2.24%) Hudson
9 3 (2.24%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.49%) CMake
10 2 (1.49%) JIRA
10 2 (1.49%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.49%) NUnit
10 2 (1.49%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.49%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
General
1 20 (14.93%) Publishing
2 11 (8.21%) Finance
3 10 (7.46%) Front Office
4 6 (4.48%) Back Office
5 2 (1.49%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (48.51%) Developer
2 32 (23.88%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.42%) Administrator
4 21 (15.67%) AWS Developer
5 19 (14.18%) Software Engineer
6 17 (12.69%) Agile Developer
6 17 (12.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 17 (12.69%) Java Engineer
6 17 (12.69%) Java Software Engineer
7 16 (11.94%) AWS Engineer
8 15 (11.19%) PHP Developer
9 14 (10.45%) Architect
9 14 (10.45%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (10.45%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (9.70%) AWS Software Engineer
11 12 (8.96%) DBA
11 12 (8.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 12 (8.96%) E-Commerce Developer
11 12 (8.96%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
11 12 (8.96%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (32.84%) Web Services
2 43 (32.09%) HTML
3 38 (28.36%) Spring
4 33 (24.63%) HTML5
5 29 (21.64%) AngularJS
5 29 (21.64%) XML
6 28 (20.90%) REST
7 27 (20.15%) JSON
8 21 (15.67%) EJB
9 18 (13.43%) RESTful
10 16 (11.94%) LAMP
11 15 (11.19%) .NET
11 15 (11.19%) LEMP Stack
11 15 (11.19%) Symfony
12 14 (10.45%) Laravel
13 13 (9.70%) LAPP Stack
13 13 (9.70%) Memcached
13 13 (9.70%) Yii
14 10 (7.46%) NumPy
14 10 (7.46%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) Replication
1 12 (8.96%) Visualisation
2 10 (7.46%) Algorithms
2 10 (7.46%) Clustering
2 10 (7.46%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.46%) Hedge funds
2 10 (7.46%) Statistics
3 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.49%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.75%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (19.40%) Unix
2 18 (13.43%) Windows
3 11 (8.21%) Windows Server
4 10 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.22%) CentOS
6 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.24%) Debian
8 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.75%) Android
9 1 (0.75%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.75%) HPUX
9 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (29.85%) Continuous Integration
2 38 (28.36%) TDD
3 37 (27.61%) Web Development
4 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (23.13%) Software Engineering
6 23 (17.16%) BDD
6 23 (17.16%) OO
7 22 (16.42%) Content Enrichment
8 20 (14.93%) Refactoring
9 19 (14.18%) Open Source
10 16 (11.94%) Configuration Management
11 15 (11.19%) MVC
12 13 (9.70%) E-Commerce
12 13 (9.70%) Migration
13 11 (8.21%) Build Automation
13 11 (8.21%) Release Management
13 11 (8.21%) Unit Testing
14 10 (7.46%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (7.46%) Time Series Analysis
14 10 (7.46%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (46.27%) Java
2 35 (26.12%) Python
3 31 (23.13%) C++
4 28 (20.90%) PHP
5 22 (16.42%) Ruby
6 17 (12.69%) JavaScript
6 17 (12.69%) SQL
7 16 (11.94%) C
7 16 (11.94%) Perl
8 13 (9.70%) Scala
9 11 (8.21%) Bash Shell
10 8 (5.97%) PL/SQL
10 8 (5.97%) Shell Script
11 6 (4.48%) C#
12 4 (2.99%) Go
12 4 (2.99%) Rust
13 1 (0.75%) AWK
13 1 (0.75%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.75%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (7.46%) OCP
1 10 (7.46%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (4.48%) Degree
3 3 (2.24%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.49%) CCNA
4 2 (1.49%) CCNP
4 2 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.49%) MCSE
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.75%) CCDA
5 1 (0.75%) CCDP
5 1 (0.75%) CCIE
5 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) MCP
5 1 (0.75%) MCSA
5 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.21%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.99%) Docker
4 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.49%) Postfix
4 2 (1.49%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.75%) iptables
5 1 (0.75%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.75%) vSphere
5 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (26.12%) Puppet
2 24 (17.91%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (16.42%) Ansible
4 11 (8.21%) Data Guard
4 11 (8.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (2.24%) Terraform
6 2 (1.49%) SCOM
6 2 (1.49%) SELinux
7 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.75%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.75%) Mesos
7 1 (0.75%) Nagios
7 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.75%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.75%) yum
Vendors
1 28 (20.90%) Oracle
2 15 (11.19%) VMware
3 14 (10.45%) Zend
4 8 (5.97%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.49%) Cisco
5 2 (1.49%) HP
5 2 (1.49%) Juniper
5 2 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.49%) Perforce
5 2 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.75%) 3PAR
6 1 (0.75%) Citrix
6 1 (0.75%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.75%) NetApp
6 1 (0.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.75%) xMatters
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