The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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
South West / Devon
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 32 17
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15  
Contract jobs citing Linux 23 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.82% 1.72% 8.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.16% 14.29% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 12
Median daily rate £425 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £333 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £469 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.11% +6.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  

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 Devon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 37 28 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 10.98% 12.02% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 19 47
Median daily rate £403 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.36% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £181 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £365 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 67
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.36 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.59% -21.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Devon

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Devon

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Devon

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Devon

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth - 20 £425 - 1
Exeter 0 3 £385 -6.66% 3
Linux
South West

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 Devon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (46.81%) Unix
4 20 (42.55%) Java
4 20 (42.55%) Jenkins
5 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
5 18 (38.30%) Open Source
6 17 (36.17%) SQL
7 16 (34.04%) DevOps
8 15 (31.91%) Oracle
8 15 (31.91%) IIS
8 15 (31.91%) Python
9 14 (29.79%) JBoss
9 14 (29.79%) IBM
9 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
9 14 (29.79%) REST
9 14 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (29.79%) WebSphere
10 13 (27.66%) ITIL
10 13 (27.66%) HTML
11 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
12 11 (23.40%) OWASP
12 11 (23.40%) Mac OS
12 11 (23.40%) QA
12 11 (23.40%) VirtualBox
12 11 (23.40%) JSON
12 11 (23.40%) Vagrant
13 10 (21.28%) Docker
13 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
13 10 (21.28%) SQL Server

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 15 (31.91%) IIS
2 14 (29.79%) JBoss
2 14 (29.79%) WebSphere
3 8 (17.02%) Apache
4 7 (14.89%) GlassFish
4 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
5 6 (12.77%) Jetty
5 6 (12.77%) Mongrel
5 6 (12.77%) nginx
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (10.64%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (10.64%) Google App Engine
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) HTTP
2 7 (14.89%) Kerberos
3 6 (12.77%) SSL
3 6 (12.77%) TCP/IP
4 5 (10.64%) DHCP
4 5 (10.64%) DNS
4 5 (10.64%) FTP
4 5 (10.64%) IPsec
5 2 (4.26%) LAN
5 2 (4.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.13%) Internet
6 1 (2.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle Database
3 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
4 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.51%) Neo4j
6 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.13%) HBase
7 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Jenkins
2 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 11 (23.40%) Vagrant
4 7 (14.89%) Ant
4 7 (14.89%) Subversion
5 6 (12.77%) Travis CI
6 5 (10.64%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.13%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Software Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Administrator
3 7 (14.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) Applications Support
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.64%) Python Developer
6 4 (8.51%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.13%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) REST
2 13 (27.66%) HTML
3 11 (23.40%) JSON
4 9 (19.15%) CSS
4 9 (19.15%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (19.15%) SQLAlchemy
5 8 (17.02%) .NET
5 8 (17.02%) J2EE
6 6 (12.77%) Middleware
6 6 (12.77%) Servlets
7 5 (10.64%) Hibernate
8 4 (8.51%) Dropwizard
9 3 (6.38%) JAX-RS
10 1 (2.13%) JPA
10 1 (2.13%) jQuery
10 1 (2.13%) Spring
10 1 (2.13%) Spring Boot
10 1 (2.13%) Spring Cloud
10 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.64%) Linked Data
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Unix
2 14 (29.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (23.40%) Mac OS
4 7 (14.89%) AIX
5 3 (6.38%) Mac OS X
5 3 (6.38%) Windows
6 1 (2.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (38.30%) Open Source
3 18 (38.30%) Test Automation
4 16 (34.04%) DevOps
5 13 (27.66%) ITIL
6 11 (23.40%) OWASP
7 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
8 9 (19.15%) Front End Development
8 9 (19.15%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (14.89%) Domain Models
9 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
9 7 (14.89%) Pair Programming
9 7 (14.89%) Performance Optimisation
9 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.64%) Data Analysis
10 5 (10.64%) ETL
10 5 (10.64%) Service Management
11 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.51%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Java
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 15 (31.91%) Python
4 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.15%) Perl
6 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
6 7 (14.89%) VBScript
7 2 (4.26%) C#
8 1 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) QA
2 6 (12.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) VirtualBox
2 10 (21.28%) Docker
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.64%) Xen
4 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) HDFS
4 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle
2 14 (29.79%) IBM
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.02%) Red Hat
4 6 (12.77%) Google
4 6 (12.77%) VMware
5 5 (10.64%) Talend
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Sophos
Devon
Austin Fraser
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