The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 10.48% 1.87% 7.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.67% 7.14% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Median daily rate £513 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Linux
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 28 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 28.57% 26.17% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 10
Median daily rate £383 £220 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.86% -41.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £120 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -48.83%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Watford region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 23 (71.88%) E-Commerce
2 19 (59.38%) MySQL
3 17 (53.13%) Java
3 17 (53.13%) Unix
4 16 (50.00%) PHP
4 16 (50.00%) Magento
5 14 (43.75%) SQL
5 14 (43.75%) Web Services
6 13 (40.63%) Ant
6 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
6 13 (40.63%) Puppet
6 13 (40.63%) Subversion
6 13 (40.63%) Ansible
7 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (37.50%) IBM
7 12 (37.50%) DB2
8 11 (34.38%) HTML
8 11 (34.38%) Python
9 10 (31.25%) XHTML
9 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 10 (31.25%) OO
9 10 (31.25%) Apache
9 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
9 10 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (28.13%) Software Delivery
10 9 (28.13%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
10 9 (28.13%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 9 (28.13%) Drupal

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (31.25%) Apache
2 9 (28.13%) Drupal
2 9 (28.13%) Tomcat
3 3 (9.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Apache Solr
3 3 (9.38%) CMS
3 3 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (9.38%) MQSeries
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Slack
3 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) HTTP
3 3 (9.38%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) MySQL
2 12 (37.50%) DB2
3 10 (31.25%) Relational Database
4 9 (28.13%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (9.38%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) Ant
1 13 (40.63%) Git (software)
1 13 (40.63%) Subversion
2 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.38%) JUnit
3 3 (9.38%) Log4j
3 3 (9.38%) Mockito
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) Hudson
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Architect
3 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (28.13%) Unix Architect
4 8 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
5 7 (21.88%) Magento Developer
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.50%) LAMP Developer
6 4 (12.50%) PHP Developer
6 4 (12.50%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 4 (12.50%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce Architect
7 3 (9.38%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Java Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Java Solutions Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) Web Services
2 11 (34.38%) HTML
3 10 (31.25%) XHTML
4 8 (25.00%) CSS
5 7 (21.88%) J2EE
5 7 (21.88%) LAMP
5 7 (21.88%) XSL
6 6 (18.75%) JMS
6 6 (18.75%) JSON
6 6 (18.75%) SOAP
7 3 (9.38%) EJB
7 3 (9.38%) JDBC
7 3 (9.38%) JSP
7 3 (9.38%) JSTL
7 3 (9.38%) RESTful
7 3 (9.38%) Servlets
7 3 (9.38%) Struts
7 3 (9.38%) XML
7 3 (9.38%) XSD
7 3 (9.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Unix
2 10 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (28.13%) AIX
4 3 (9.38%) HPUX
4 3 (9.38%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) CentOS
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) E-Commerce
2 10 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (31.25%) OO
3 9 (28.13%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
3 9 (28.13%) Software Delivery
3 9 (28.13%) Translating Business Requirements
4 7 (21.88%) MVC
4 7 (21.88%) OO PHP
4 7 (21.88%) Open Source
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) DevOps
6 3 (9.38%) Change Management
6 3 (9.38%) Database Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.38%) RAD
6 3 (9.38%) SOA
6 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) PHP
3 14 (43.75%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) Python
5 10 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 9 (28.13%) Ruby
7 3 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.38%) Perl
8 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) CCNA
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Varnish
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Ansible
1 13 (40.63%) Puppet
2 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) IBM
2 9 (28.13%) hybris
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle
3 7 (21.88%) Zend
4 3 (9.38%) ATG
4 3 (9.38%) Blue Martini
4 3 (9.38%) Elastic Path
4 3 (9.38%) Interwoven
5 2 (6.25%) Sybase
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) VMware