The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank - 7 11
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton - 8.70% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 36.36% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £377 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
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West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 14.29% 23.91% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate £315 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £350 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Spring MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) JSTL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Alterian