The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 25 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.67% 4.88% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.81% 15.79% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
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£363 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £8.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.53 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-15.93% -
Linux
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.22% 30.89% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 5
Average daily rate £310 £325 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +91.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £300 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £390 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £8.50 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +48.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 22 (66.67%) PHP
2 21 (63.64%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (57.58%) Open Source
4 19 (57.58%) BDD
5 18 (54.55%) C#
5 18 (54.55%) C++
5 18 (54.55%) SQL
6 17 (51.52%) TDD
6 17 (51.52%) NoSQL
7 16 (48.48%) JSON
7 16 (48.48%) Ruby
7 16 (48.48%) Unit Testing
7 16 (48.48%) Python
8 15 (45.45%) Scala
9 12 (36.36%) RESTful
9 12 (36.36%) HTML
9 12 (36.36%) CSS
9 12 (36.36%) Web Services
9 12 (36.36%) XML
10 11 (33.33%) XHTML
10 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
11 9 (27.27%) Windows
12 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (21.21%) Ajax
13 6 (18.18%) SonicWALL
13 6 (18.18%) Draytek
13 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 4 (12.12%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) NoSQL
2 5 (15.15%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) CouchDB
4 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Subversion
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Hudson
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (12.12%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Senior Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.12%) PHP Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 2 (6.06%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C++ Team Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Author
7 1 (3.03%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) JSON
2 12 (36.36%) RESTful
2 12 (36.36%) HTML
2 12 (36.36%) CSS
2 12 (36.36%) Web Services
2 12 (36.36%) XML
3 11 (33.33%) XHTML
4 7 (21.21%) Ajax
5 4 (12.12%) LAMP
5 4 (12.12%) REST
6 2 (6.06%) .NET
7 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.03%) Spring
7 1 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (57.58%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) BDD
3 17 (51.52%) TDD
4 16 (48.48%) Unit Testing
5 11 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.12%) Web Design
6 4 (12.12%) OO
6 4 (12.12%) OO PHP
7 2 (6.06%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.03%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) ATDD
8 1 (3.03%) User Stories
8 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) PHP
2 21 (63.64%) Java
2 21 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 18 (54.55%) C#
3 18 (54.55%) C++
3 18 (54.55%) SQL
4 16 (48.48%) Ruby
4 16 (48.48%) Python
5 15 (45.45%) Scala
6 4 (12.12%) PHP5
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) SonicWALL
1 6 (18.18%) Draytek
1 6 (18.18%) VMware
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.18%) Citrix
1 6 (18.18%) Sophos
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.03%) Mercator
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle