The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Somerset / Bath
Rank 10 16 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3  
Contract jobs citing Linux 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 9.30% 2.74% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 28.57% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Median daily rate £350 £341 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +36.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bath
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20 7 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 23.26% 9.59% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 14
Median daily rate £325 £245 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.65% +8.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £190 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.13 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.14% -2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £17.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £17.00 £28.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Bath

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Bath.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Bath

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Bath over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Bath

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Bath

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Bath region with a requirement for Linux.

1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Python
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (31.25%) Docker
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (18.75%) React
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
5 3 (18.75%) Lua
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Ruby
5 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Release Management
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bath 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 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (12.50%) GitHub
4 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (18.75%) TeamCity
2 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Hudson
4 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
4 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Tester
4 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Build and Release Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Django Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Release Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Core
2 3 (18.75%) React
3 2 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (12.50%) Sass
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) Django
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) JSON
4 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Android
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) OpenWrt
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
2 3 (18.75%) Release Management
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Process Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded C++
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Lua
4 3 (18.75%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) Docker
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) BusyBox
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Sybase
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) SaltStack