The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 9.09% 4.08% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 10.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Stevenage region.

Operating Systems Category
Stevenage
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stevenage 27.27% 38.78% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 5
Median daily rate £375 £288 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -41.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (25.00%) Ada
3 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Avionics
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (25.00%) ANSI C
3 2 (25.00%) Cygwin
3 2 (25.00%) Ada 95
3 2 (25.00%) SpaceWire

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Kinematics
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SpaceWire
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
2 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (12.50%) GCC
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) NetBeans
2 1 (12.50%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Avionics
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (12.50%) OpenCV
1 1 (12.50%) OpenGL
1 1 (12.50%) Qt
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Mechatronics
2 1 (12.50%) Robotics
2 1 (12.50%) VHDL
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
3 1 (12.50%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Ada
2 2 (25.00%) Ada 95
2 2 (25.00%) ANSI C
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ECSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) VMware