The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worthing 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 20 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 3.88% 2.27% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 5.56% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£563 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
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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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Worthing region.

Operating Systems Category
Worthing
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worthing 25.24% 40.91% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Average daily rate £280 £385 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +220.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -7.14%
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 Worthing

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Worthing

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Worthing

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Worthing

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Worthing region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Worthing

Linux
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Worthing

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
1 11 (100.00%) HTTP
1 11 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 11 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Web Design
1 11 (100.00%) Subversion
1 11 (100.00%) Web Development
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 11 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 11 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (90.91%) Scala
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Worthing by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worthing 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Subversion
1 11 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Scala Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) AWS Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Scala Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Mac OS X
2 10 (90.91%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (100.00%) Scrum
1 11 (100.00%) Web Design
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Web Development
1 11 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) Scala
3 1 (9.09%) Java