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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 16 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 3.81% 7.07% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% 18.42% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £513 - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%

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
19 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 18.10% 38.38% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 12
Median daily rate £438 £225 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £425 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +0.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 January 2017, 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 20 (74.07%) E-Commerce
2 16 (59.26%) MySQL
3 15 (55.56%) Java
4 14 (51.85%) Web Services
5 13 (48.15%) PHP
5 13 (48.15%) Unix
5 13 (48.15%) Magento
6 12 (44.44%) SQL
7 11 (40.74%) Ant
7 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
7 11 (40.74%) Puppet
7 11 (40.74%) Ansible
7 11 (40.74%) Subversion
8 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (37.04%) IBM
8 10 (37.04%) DB2
8 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
9 9 (33.33%) HTML
9 9 (33.33%) OO
9 9 (33.33%) XHTML
9 9 (33.33%) Apache
9 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
10 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (29.63%) Python
10 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (29.63%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
11 7 (25.93%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
11 7 (25.93%) Creative Problem-Solving

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 (33.33%) Apache
2 7 (25.93%) Drupal
2 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Solr
3 3 (11.11%) CMS
3 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (11.11%) MQSeries
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) HTTP
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) MySQL
2 10 (37.04%) DB2
3 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (11.11%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (7.41%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Ant
1 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
1 11 (40.74%) Subversion
2 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.11%) JUnit
3 3 (11.11%) Log4j
3 3 (11.11%) Mockito
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Hudson
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
4 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) French Language
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Architect
3 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Unix Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Magento Developer
5 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Architect
6 3 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Java Solutions Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) PHP Developer
6 3 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 3 (11.11%) PHP Magento Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Web Services
2 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) XHTML
3 7 (25.93%) J2EE
4 6 (22.22%) CSS
4 6 (22.22%) JMS
4 6 (22.22%) JSON
4 6 (22.22%) LAMP
4 6 (22.22%) SOAP
4 6 (22.22%) XSL
5 4 (14.81%) JSP
6 3 (11.11%) Ajax
6 3 (11.11%) EJB
6 3 (11.11%) JDBC
6 3 (11.11%) JSTL
6 3 (11.11%) Servlets
6 3 (11.11%) Struts
6 3 (11.11%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) XSD
6 3 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Unix
2 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (25.93%) AIX
4 3 (11.11%) HPUX
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
5 1 (3.70%) CentOS
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) E-Commerce
2 9 (33.33%) OO
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.93%) Software Delivery
4 7 (25.93%) Translating Business Requirements
5 6 (22.22%) MVC
5 6 (22.22%) OO PHP
5 6 (22.22%) Open Source
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) DevOps
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) Database Tuning
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.11%) RAD
7 3 (11.11%) SOA
7 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
7 3 (11.11%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) PHP
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 8 (29.63%) Python
6 7 (25.93%) Ruby
7 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 3 (11.11%) Perl
8 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.70%) C
9 1 (3.70%) C#
9 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Varnish
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Ansible
1 11 (40.74%) Puppet
2 10 (37.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) IBM
2 7 (25.93%) hybris
2 7 (25.93%) Oracle
3 6 (22.22%) Zend
4 3 (11.11%) ATG
4 3 (11.11%) Blue Martini
4 3 (11.11%) Elastic Path
4 3 (11.11%) Interwoven
5 2 (7.41%) Sybase