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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 13.26% 11.19% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.38% 29.63% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £370 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +74.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
58 54 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 32.04% 37.76% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 11
Median daily rate £275 £425 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +165.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £123 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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 27 September 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 21 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 18 (64.29%) Unix
3 17 (60.71%) MySQL
4 16 (57.14%) Java
5 15 (53.57%) PHP
5 15 (53.57%) Magento
6 14 (50.00%) SQL
7 13 (46.43%) Ant
7 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
7 13 (46.43%) Subversion
8 12 (42.86%) DB2
8 12 (42.86%) Python
8 12 (42.86%) IBM
9 11 (39.29%) Web Services
10 10 (35.71%) HTML
10 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (35.71%) Puppet
11 9 (32.14%) hybris
11 9 (32.14%) Drupal
11 9 (32.14%) Ruby
11 9 (32.14%) Firewall
11 9 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
11 9 (32.14%) Oracle
11 9 (32.14%) OO
11 9 (32.14%) AIX
11 9 (32.14%) XHTML
11 9 (32.14%) Apache
11 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
11 9 (32.14%) Opscode Chef

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 9 (32.14%) Apache
1 9 (32.14%) Drupal
1 9 (32.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (10.71%) CMS
2 3 (10.71%) MQSeries
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) HTTP
3 4 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
4 2 (7.14%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) MySQL
2 12 (42.86%) DB2
3 9 (32.14%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (10.71%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.14%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Ant
1 13 (46.43%) Git (software)
1 13 (46.43%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) JUnit
2 3 (10.71%) Log4j
2 3 (10.71%) Mockito
2 3 (10.71%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) French Language
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) Architect
3 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (32.14%) Unix Architect
4 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Magento Developer
6 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce PHP Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 4 (14.29%) LAMP Developer
6 4 (14.29%) PHP Developer
6 4 (14.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 4 (14.29%) PHP Magento Developer
7 3 (10.71%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Architect
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
8 2 (7.14%) Java Solutions Architect
8 2 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Web Services
2 10 (35.71%) HTML
3 9 (32.14%) XHTML
4 7 (25.00%) CSS
4 7 (25.00%) LAMP
5 6 (21.43%) J2EE
5 6 (21.43%) XSL
6 5 (17.86%) JMS
6 5 (17.86%) JSON
6 5 (17.86%) SOAP
7 3 (10.71%) Ajax
7 3 (10.71%) EJB
7 3 (10.71%) JDBC
7 3 (10.71%) JSP
7 3 (10.71%) JSTL
7 3 (10.71%) Servlets
7 3 (10.71%) Struts
7 3 (10.71%) XML
7 3 (10.71%) XSD
7 3 (10.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Unix
2 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (32.14%) AIX
4 3 (10.71%) HPUX
4 3 (10.71%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) Windows
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (32.14%) Mentoring
2 9 (32.14%) OO
2 9 (32.14%) Software Delivery
2 9 (32.14%) Translating Business Requirements
3 6 (21.43%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) OO PHP
3 6 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) RAD
4 3 (10.71%) UML
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Database Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.57%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) Java
2 15 (53.57%) PHP
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) Python
5 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
5 9 (32.14%) Ruby
6 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 4 (14.29%) Perl
7 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
8 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) CCNA
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) RHCE
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Varnish
3 1 (3.57%) Postfix
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Puppet
2 9 (32.14%) Ansible
2 9 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) IBM
2 9 (32.14%) hybris
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle
3 6 (21.43%) Zend
4 3 (10.71%) ATG
4 3 (10.71%) Blue Martini
4 3 (10.71%) Elastic Path
4 3 (10.71%) Interwoven
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 2 (7.14%) Avaya
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Sybase
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco
6 1 (3.57%) Dell
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