Period
to 21 January 2019

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 6 months to 21 January 2019 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
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 6 22
Rank change year-on-year -19 +16 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 58 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.65% 11.67% 7.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.96% 59.79% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 38 13
Devon median daily rate £388 £500 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +24.22% -10.56%
10th Percentile £325 £389 £128
90th Percentile £523 £591 £490
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Devon median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.76% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £33.75 £35.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £42.05 £41.20 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £42.25 £41.15 £39.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +5.51% -7.14%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 93 97 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 20.22% 19.52% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 50 26
Devon median daily rate £250 £450 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +136.84% -45.71%
10th Percentile £121 £224 £128
90th Percentile £433 £589 £490
South West median daily rate £405 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 24
Devon median hourly rate £13.00 £28.75 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.78% +96.58% -11.36%
10th Percentile £10.39 £10.73 £10.50
90th Percentile £38.65 £41.73 £41.20
South West median hourly rate £29.21 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +66.89% +2.94% -15.00%

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 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -20 16 £375 -16.67% 10
Plymouth -6 6 - - 6
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (61.54%) Python
2 14 (53.85%) nginx
3 13 (50.00%) Apache
4 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 8 (30.77%) DNS
5 8 (30.77%) HTML
5 8 (30.77%) CSS
5 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 8 (30.77%) Sass
6 7 (26.92%) Node.js
6 7 (26.92%) Docker
6 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
6 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds
6 7 (26.92%) vSphere
6 7 (26.92%) HTML5
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
6 7 (26.92%) ITIL
6 7 (26.92%) VPN
6 7 (26.92%) SSL
6 7 (26.92%) Cisco
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) IIS
6 7 (26.92%) Windows
6 7 (26.92%) Nagios
6 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
6 7 (26.92%) HP
6 7 (26.92%) Service Management
6 7 (26.92%) Security Management
6 7 (26.92%) IPsec

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 14 (53.85%) nginx
2 13 (50.00%) Apache
3 7 (26.92%) IIS
4 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) GNU Octave
1 1 (3.85%) InVision
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) GitHub
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) IPsec
2 7 (26.92%) SSL
2 7 (26.92%) VPN
3 1 (3.85%) AMQP
3 1 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (3.85%) L2TP
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) Geospatial Data
2 6 (23.08%) GIS
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Redis
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) GitLab
2 1 (3.85%) gulp
2 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) Sikuli
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) webpack
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Programmer
3 3 (11.54%) Lead Programmer
3 3 (11.54%) Python Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.85%) Angular Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Backend Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.85%) React Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) CSS
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
1 8 (30.77%) Sass
2 7 (26.92%) HTML5
2 7 (26.92%) Node.js
3 6 (23.08%) CSS3
3 6 (23.08%) LESS
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) amCharts
5 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.85%) D3.js
5 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.85%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (3.85%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (3.85%) JSON
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) Spring
5 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) SUSE
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
1 7 (26.92%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
2 7 (26.92%) Security Management
2 7 (26.92%) Service Management
3 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 6 (23.08%) Physics
4 5 (19.23%) Test Automation
4 5 (19.23%) Trend Analysis
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) DevOps
6 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (3.85%) Critical Thinking
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 4 (15.38%) C
3 3 (11.54%) Embedded C
4 2 (7.69%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) ES6
5 1 (3.85%) Groovy
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) Java 8
5 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.85%) R
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
1 7 (26.92%) vSphere
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (19.23%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Nagios
2 6 (23.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) Fortinet
2 7 (26.92%) HP
2 7 (26.92%) jetNEXUS
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) SolarWinds
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Cypress Semiconductor