The table below looks at the statistics for openSUSE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited openSUSE over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
openSUSE Linux
Rank 626 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing openSUSE 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.018% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11026 11633 10822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.44% 22.55% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6675 6763 5866
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 797 912 973
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.12 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.56% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.85 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

openSUSE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing openSUSE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

openSUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

openSUSE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing openSUSE within the UK.

openSUSE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

openSUSE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing openSUSE within the UK.

openSUSE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

openSUSE
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing openSUSE within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
England - 2 - -

openSUSE
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing openSUSE 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 openSUSE.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

openSUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing openSUSE 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 openSUSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP