The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling 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 11 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 6.98% 2.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £364 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% -
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
Scotland

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

Operating Systems Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
8 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 18.60% 15.00% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate £375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
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 Stirling

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Stirling

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 3 (60.00%) JUnit
2 3 (60.00%) JDBC
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) JAXB
2 3 (60.00%) Control-M
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) AOP
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) jMock
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Ext JS
2 3 (60.00%) JPA
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Mockito
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Spring

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (60.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) jMock
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Mockito
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (40.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Ext JS
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (60.00%) JAXB
1 3 (60.00%) JDBC
1 3 (60.00%) JMS
1 3 (60.00%) JPA
1 3 (60.00%) jQuery
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) REST
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Spring
1 3 (60.00%) Spring Integration
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) AOP
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft