The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Coast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank - 4 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast - 14.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £319 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
Linux
England

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

Operating Systems Category
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast - 42.86% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the South Coast region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

Linux
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter