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 29 June 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.

Linux
Somerset > Bath
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 16 14
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath - 7.02% 8.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 26.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Bath median daily rate - £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
Somerset median daily rate £424 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +13.00% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bath median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 - £35.00

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 10 30 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 12.20% 26.32% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 27
Bath median daily rate £190 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.71% +12.90%  
10th Percentile £160 £180 £200
90th Percentile £253 £400 £406
Somerset median daily rate £411 £900 £251
% change year-on-year -54.30% +258.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 21 10
Bath median hourly rate £31.50 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.22% +6.89%  
10th Percentile £28.25 £9.75 £13.75
90th Percentile £34.75 £17.25 £18.00
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +206.45% -8.82%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Bath

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Docker
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Core
4 3 (42.86%) Release Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Sybase
4 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Release Management

Linux
Co-occurring 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 (42.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
4 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Django Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Python/Django Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Django
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) Release Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Release Management
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Process Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Docker
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Sybase
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco