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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 4 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 27.91% - 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 70.59% - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -8.00%
Linux
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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
17 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 39.53% 25.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 1
Average daily rate £500 £180 £580
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -68.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Paddington

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) Spring
2 12 (80.00%) Maven
2 12 (80.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) SOAP
2 12 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (80.00%) Atlassian
2 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (80.00%) BDD
2 12 (80.00%) REST
2 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (80.00%) Software Delivery
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Java SE
4 8 (53.33%) Java EE
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (53.33%) Open Source
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (53.33%) AIX
4 8 (53.33%) OO
4 8 (53.33%) Tomcat
4 8 (53.33%) OOD
4 8 (53.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (33.33%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) DB2
6 4 (26.67%) JUnit

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (53.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (26.67%) Confluence
3 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (26.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) ATM
1 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Maven
1 12 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 12 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) JUnit
2 4 (26.67%) JBehave
2 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Design Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) Spring
1 12 (80.00%) SOAP
1 12 (80.00%) REST
2 8 (53.33%) Java SE
2 8 (53.33%) Java EE
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) DataPower
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) AIX
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) TDD
2 12 (80.00%) BDD
2 12 (80.00%) Software Delivery
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (53.33%) Open Source
4 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (53.33%) OOD
4 8 (53.33%) OO
4 8 (53.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 4 (26.67%) User Stories
5 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Decision Table
5 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (26.67%) Cadence
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) VMware