The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton 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 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.

Linux
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 26 18
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 7.64% 3.06% 8.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 78.57% 19.35% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 10
Median daily rate £330 £294 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.34% +2.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £289 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £299 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.78%  
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 Brighton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 31 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 9.72% 15.82% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 27
Median daily rate £330 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.53% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton 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 Brighton

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Brighton

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Brighton over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Brighton

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (25.00%) JPA
5 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (25.00%) Spring
5 5 (25.00%) Maven
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) JUnit
5 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) J2EE
6 4 (20.00%) MySQL
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
6 4 (20.00%) Spring MVC
6 4 (20.00%) SQLite
6 4 (20.00%) Unix
6 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (20.00%) Jetty
6 4 (20.00%) CentOS
6 4 (20.00%) TestNG
6 4 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (15.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) Python

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (20.00%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (20.00%) SQLite
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) JUnit
2 5 (25.00%) Maven
3 4 (20.00%) TestNG
4 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.00%) Hudson
5 2 (10.00%) Subversion
6 1 (5.00%) CppUnit
6 1 (5.00%) JMeter
6 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Database Developer
4 4 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (25.00%) JPA
1 5 (25.00%) Spring
2 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 4 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Django
3 1 (5.00%) GStreamer
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) Qt
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) CentOS
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Kernel Development
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C++
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) vCloud
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
1 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) HP Fortify
2 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Coverity
3 1 (5.00%) Freescale
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce
3 1 (5.00%) Veracode