Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 23 26
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 58 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.46% 7.54% 7.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 59.79% 42.17% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 40
Devon median daily rate £500 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.22% -10.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £389 £128 £325
90th Percentile £591 £490 £501
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Devon median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% - -
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +5.51% - +25.81%

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 97 83 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 19.17% 17.89% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 81
Devon median daily rate £450 £190 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +136.84% -45.71% +11.11%
10th Percentile £224 £128 £160
90th Percentile £589 £490 £500
South West median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 10
Devon median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -16.42% +34.00%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.70 £38.75 £21.73
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -12.82% +14.71%

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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 +9 36 £450 +11.80% 16
Plymouth +18 13 £543 - 9
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 35 (60.34%) Java
1 35 (60.34%) Git (software)
2 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
3 20 (34.48%) JIRA
3 20 (34.48%) Jenkins
4 19 (32.76%) SC Cleared
4 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.76%) Python
5 18 (31.03%) DevOps
6 17 (29.31%) Shell Script
7 16 (27.59%) Docker
7 16 (27.59%) Puppet
8 15 (25.86%) Web Services
8 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (24.14%) Ruby
10 13 (22.41%) TDD
10 13 (22.41%) Groovy
10 13 (22.41%) XML
10 13 (22.41%) Ansible
11 12 (20.69%) Unix
11 12 (20.69%) JBoss
11 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (18.97%) SQL
13 10 (17.24%) ITIL
13 10 (17.24%) Nagios
13 10 (17.24%) Middleware
13 10 (17.24%) Service Management
13 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
13 10 (17.24%) Open Source
13 10 (17.24%) Artifactory

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 12 (20.69%) JBoss
2 7 (12.07%) Apache
2 7 (12.07%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (10.34%) Confluence
4 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
5 4 (6.90%) Apache Solr
5 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.17%) Apache Pig
6 3 (5.17%) Apache Spark
7 2 (3.45%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (3.45%) SAS
8 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon S3
2 5 (8.62%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (8.62%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (8.62%) Serverless
3 4 (6.90%) OpenShift
4 3 (5.17%) IaaS
4 3 (5.17%) PaaS
5 2 (3.45%) GitHub
6 1 (1.72%) Office 365
6 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Firewall
2 4 (6.90%) SMS
3 2 (3.45%) LTE
4 1 (1.72%) DHCP
4 1 (1.72%) DNS
4 1 (1.72%) HTTP
4 1 (1.72%) IPv4
4 1 (1.72%) IPv6
4 1 (1.72%) SSL
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.79%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.62%) GIS
4 4 (6.90%) DB2
4 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.17%) HBase
5 3 (5.17%) Redis
6 2 (3.45%) Azkaban
6 2 (3.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.72%) MySQL
7 1 (1.72%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 35 (60.34%) Git (software)
2 20 (34.48%) Jenkins
2 20 (34.48%) JIRA
3 10 (17.24%) Artifactory
4 6 (10.34%) Gradle
4 6 (10.34%) Maven
5 4 (6.90%) Subversion
6 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.72%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.72%) JProfiler
7 1 (1.72%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.72%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.72%) VisualVM
7 1 (1.72%) YourKit
General
1 1 (1.72%) Marketing
1 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Developer
2 21 (36.21%) Administrator
3 20 (34.48%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (31.03%) Java Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Unix Administrator
6 8 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (13.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 8 (13.79%) Software Developer
6 8 (13.79%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 7 (12.07%) DevOps Administrator
7 7 (12.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (10.34%) Senior Developer
9 5 (8.62%) AWS Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Linux DevOps Administrator
10 4 (6.90%) Python Developer
11 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
12 2 (3.45%) DevOps Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) Web Services
2 13 (22.41%) XML
3 10 (17.24%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (17.24%) Middleware
4 7 (12.07%) SOAP
4 7 (12.07%) Spring
5 5 (8.62%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
5 5 (8.62%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (6.90%) EJB
6 4 (6.90%) Java EE
6 4 (6.90%) JPA
6 4 (6.90%) Spring Cloud
6 4 (6.90%) Struts
7 3 (5.17%) Spring Boot
8 2 (3.45%) JAX-RS
8 2 (3.45%) REST
8 2 (3.45%) YAML
9 1 (1.72%) Ajax
9 1 (1.72%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Freedom of Information
1 6 (10.34%) Freedom of Information Act
1 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.72%) EMC VNX
2 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Unix
2 6 (10.34%) Solaris
3 5 (8.62%) CentOS
3 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) DevOps
3 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (22.41%) TDD
5 10 (17.24%) ITIL
5 10 (17.24%) Open Source
5 10 (17.24%) Service Management
6 9 (15.52%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (15.52%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
8 6 (10.34%) Data Protection
8 6 (10.34%) Project Management
9 5 (8.62%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (8.62%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity
10 4 (6.90%) Code Optimisation
10 4 (6.90%) Server Hardening
10 4 (6.90%) Workflow
10 4 (6.90%) Workflow Management
11 3 (5.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) Java
2 19 (32.76%) Python
3 17 (29.31%) Shell Script
4 14 (24.14%) Ruby
5 13 (22.41%) Groovy
6 11 (18.97%) SQL
7 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.45%) C
9 2 (3.45%) C++
9 2 (3.45%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.45%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.45%) PHP
10 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (39.66%) Security Cleared
2 19 (32.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) Docker
2 4 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.17%) HDFS
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) Puppet
2 13 (22.41%) Ansible
3 10 (17.24%) Nagios
4 3 (5.17%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (3.45%) Oozie
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.72%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) IBM
2 3 (5.17%) VMware
3 1 (1.72%) Dell
3 1 (1.72%) Dell Compellent
3 1 (1.72%) EMC
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow