The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Paddington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 9 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 8.57% 16.67% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 75.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +9.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Paddington region.

Operating Systems Category
Paddington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 11.43% 16.67% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £500 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Paddington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Paddington region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Paddington

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Java SE
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington 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 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Java SE
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft