The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Rickmansworth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 5 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 12.50% 4.35% 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 50.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £425 £390 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% -22.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +18.11%
Linux
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Rickmansworth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Rickmansworth 12.50% 8.70% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Rickmansworth

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Rickmansworth

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Rickmansworth region with a requirement for Linux.

1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Confluence
1 3 (75.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) VocaLink
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Rickmansworth 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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) VocaLink
2 1 (25.00%) IBM