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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 17.14% 8.33% 6.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 42.86% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Median daily rate £520 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% +21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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
10 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 28.57% 19.44% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 7
Median daily rate £520 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £495 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £11.25 £13.75 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Wales region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in West Wales

Linux
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea +8 5 £520 +22.35% 1
Linux
Wales

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (36.36%) Ansible
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Analytics
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Web Operations
5 3 (27.27%) User Experience
5 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
5 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
5 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
5 3 (27.27%) CSS3
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 3 (27.27%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales 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 3 (27.27%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Google Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Website Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) WebOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior C Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) CSS3
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Algorithms
1 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Fedora
2 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) Web Operations
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) SEO
3 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Puppet
2 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (36.36%) Ansible
4 1 (9.09%) Pingdom
4 1 (9.09%) Salt
4 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
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