The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 9.35% 1.79% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 66.67% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£513 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +7.14%
Linux
Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 14.02% 8.93% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 3
Average daily rate £500 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £308 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (60.00%) Puppet
3 17 (56.67%) Configuration Management
4 16 (53.33%) SOA
4 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
4 16 (53.33%) Ansible
5 15 (50.00%) IaaS
5 15 (50.00%) MongoDB
5 15 (50.00%) PaaS
6 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
8 12 (40.00%) Clustering
8 12 (40.00%) Java
9 11 (36.67%) Web Services
10 10 (33.33%) Scrum
11 9 (30.00%) SaaS
12 8 (26.67%) DevOps
13 6 (20.00%) Scala
14 5 (16.67%) BDD
14 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
14 5 (16.67%) Pair Programming
14 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (16.67%) Windows
15 4 (13.33%) XML
15 4 (13.33%) JSON
15 4 (13.33%) Ruby
15 4 (13.33%) TDD
15 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Wales 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 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (10.00%) nginx
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) PaaS
1 15 (50.00%) IaaS
2 9 (30.00%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) AMQP
2 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 14 (46.67%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (10.00%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Maven
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) GitLab
4 1 (3.33%) NeoLoad
4 1 (3.33%) RSpec
General
1 1 (3.33%) Electronics
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Developer
1 5 (16.67%) Technical Architect
1 5 (16.67%) Architect
1 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Lead Software Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) ScrumMaster
3 2 (6.67%) Web Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Java Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Administrator
4 1 (3.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) JSON
3 3 (10.00%) jQuery
3 3 (10.00%) VXML
4 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (6.67%) REST
4 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Clustering
2 4 (13.33%) Open Source
3 3 (10.00%) IVR
4 2 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Fedora
3 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (56.67%) Configuration Management
3 16 (53.33%) SOA
4 14 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (43.33%) Software Engineering
6 10 (33.33%) Scrum
7 8 (26.67%) DevOps
8 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 5 (16.67%) BDD
8 5 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (16.67%) Pair Programming
9 4 (13.33%) TDD
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 2 (6.67%) Project Management
11 2 (6.67%) Test Strategy
11 2 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
12 1 (3.33%) User Stories
12 1 (3.33%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) Scala
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) C
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (60.00%) Puppet
2 16 (53.33%) Ansible
3 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.33%) SELinux
5 1 (3.33%) logstash
5 1 (3.33%) Graphite
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (3.33%) Nessus
5 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Avaya
1 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) HP