The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 6.06% 5.00% 7.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 23.53% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Median daily rate £375 £195 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -22.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £372
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
Linux
London

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

Operating Systems Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
6 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 9.09% 21.25% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 16
Median daily rate £375 £350 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +38.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £353 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £13.09 £14.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for Linux.

1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Tcl
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (40.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Python

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Tcl
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP