The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux 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
Linux
Rank 12 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 1.89% 2.99% 3.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 25.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £545 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.57%
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 £36.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +5.03%
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
12 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 22.64% 11.94% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
Average daily rate £225 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £356 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) JIRA
3 6 (60.00%) Confluence
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) CSS3
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (60.00%) Backbone.js
3 6 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (60.00%) GitHub
3 6 (60.00%) Sass
3 6 (60.00%) LESS
3 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (50.00%) User Experience
5 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (40.00%) PHP
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) Zend
5 4 (40.00%) Zend Framework
6 2 (20.00%) REST
6 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 6 (60.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) MVNO
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (40.00%) HTML Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Developer
3 3 (30.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) UI Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (60.00%) Backbone.js
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) CSS3
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) HTML5
1 6 (60.00%) LESS
1 6 (60.00%) Sass
2 4 (40.00%) Zend Framework
3 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (20.00%) jBPM
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (20.00%) Spring Security
3 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Scrum
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
6 2 (20.00%) AOP
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Tcl
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Zend
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) VMware