Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 23 September 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 East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 25 18
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7 +31
Contract jobs citing Linux 61 31 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 10.99% 5.50% 8.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.45% 54.39% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 45
East Sussex median daily rate £500 £383 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.72% -0.65% +28.33%
10th Percentile £305 £281 £250
90th Percentile £556 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - £42.50 -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £43.28
% change year-on-year +8.43% -4.11% +8.88%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 110 57 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 19.82% 10.11% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 35 73
East Sussex median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% - +12.90%
10th Percentile £120 £233 £190
90th Percentile £562 £503 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
East Sussex median hourly rate £11.50 £42.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.94% +174.19% -11.43%
10th Percentile £10.75 £41.25 £14.75
90th Percentile £12.25 £43.75 £17.85
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in East Sussex

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in East Sussex

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in East Sussex over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in East Sussex

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in East Sussex

Linux
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 September 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
Brighton +15 46 £500 +36.99% 23
Eastbourne - 7 £438 -
Hove +4 6 £475 -17.39% 1
Linux
South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Linux.

1 28 (45.90%) Python
1 28 (45.90%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) Windows
3 24 (39.34%) JIRA
4 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (34.43%) SQL
5 21 (34.43%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (34.43%) Analytics
6 20 (32.79%) ETL
7 18 (29.51%) Google
8 17 (27.87%) Unix
9 16 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (26.23%) Jenkins
9 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
10 15 (24.59%) Big Data
10 15 (24.59%) Docker
11 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
11 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
12 13 (21.31%) Oracle
12 13 (21.31%) Spring
12 13 (21.31%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (21.31%) DevOps
12 13 (21.31%) Open Source
12 13 (21.31%) Puppet
12 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
12 13 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (19.67%) icCube
13 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
13 12 (19.67%) Apache Cassandra

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (19.67%) OpenStack
2 7 (11.48%) Confluence
3 4 (6.56%) Apache Solr
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.28%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) nginx
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 21 (34.43%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.39%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (11.48%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (11.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (8.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (8.20%) Amazon S3
4 5 (8.20%) Serverless
5 4 (6.56%) Route 53
6 3 (4.92%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (3.28%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (3.28%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.64%) CloudFront
8 1 (1.64%) GitHub
8 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.64%) IaaS
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) HTTP
2 5 (8.20%) SSL
2 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.28%) MQTT
3 2 (3.28%) RTMP
3 2 (3.28%) RTSP
4 1 (1.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) Big Data
2 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
3 13 (21.31%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (19.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (19.67%) HBase
4 12 (19.67%) icCube
4 12 (19.67%) Relational Database
5 8 (13.11%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (13.11%) Hadoop
5 8 (13.11%) MySQL
6 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.92%) Data Mining
8 3 (4.92%) Text Mining
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
10 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) JIRA
2 16 (26.23%) Jenkins
3 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
4 8 (13.11%) JUnit
4 8 (13.11%) Subversion
5 6 (9.84%) Selenium
6 4 (6.56%) Maven
7 2 (3.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (3.28%) Gradle
7 2 (3.28%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.64%) Ant
8 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.64%) Gatling
8 1 (1.64%) Grunt
8 1 (1.64%) gulp
8 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.64%) Sublime Text
8 1 (1.64%) WiX
General
1 5 (8.20%) Marketing
2 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (52.46%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Java Scala Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Scala Developer
6 6 (9.84%) ETL Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) AWS DevOps
7 5 (8.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Java Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) AWS Developer
8 4 (6.56%) AWS Software Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Solr Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) Spring
2 12 (19.67%) Kafka
2 12 (19.67%) REST
3 11 (18.03%) Spring MVC
4 10 (16.39%) CSS
4 10 (16.39%) HTML
4 10 (16.39%) LAPP Stack
4 10 (16.39%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (14.75%) HTML5
5 9 (14.75%) RESTful
5 9 (14.75%) Web Services
6 8 (13.11%) JSON
6 8 (13.11%) Play Framework
7 7 (11.48%) Ajax
7 7 (11.48%) CSS3
7 7 (11.48%) Django
7 7 (11.48%) Guice
7 7 (11.48%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (8.20%) Hibernate
8 5 (8.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Algorithms
2 7 (11.48%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) e-Learning
4 3 (4.92%) Social Media
5 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
5 2 (3.28%) Replication
5 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.28%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.64%) Digital Signage
6 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.64%) NHS
6 1 (1.64%) STB
Operating Systems
1 26 (42.62%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Unix
3 12 (19.67%) VMS
4 6 (9.84%) Solaris
5 5 (8.20%) Ubuntu
6 2 (3.28%) Debian
7 1 (1.64%) AIX
7 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (34.43%) Analytics
3 20 (32.79%) ETL
4 16 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (26.23%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
6 13 (21.31%) DevOps
6 13 (21.31%) Open Source
6 13 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (19.67%) Configuration Management
8 11 (18.03%) MVC
8 11 (18.03%) Scrum
8 11 (18.03%) Service Design
9 10 (16.39%) Data Analysis
10 9 (14.75%) Multithreading
10 9 (14.75%) OO
11 7 (11.48%) Data Science
11 7 (11.48%) OWASP
11 7 (11.48%) Web Design
11 7 (11.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) Java
1 28 (45.90%) Python
2 21 (34.43%) SQL
3 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.67%) C#
5 11 (18.03%) C
6 10 (16.39%) Go
7 9 (14.75%) Ruby
8 8 (13.11%) Bash Shell
8 8 (13.11%) Scala
9 6 (9.84%) C++
10 5 (8.20%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.28%) Perl
12 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.64%) Groovy
12 1 (1.64%) Haskell
12 1 (1.64%) PHP
12 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) Data Quality
2 5 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Docker
2 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
3 10 (16.39%) Apache Flume
4 4 (6.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Puppet
2 9 (14.75%) Ansible
2 9 (14.75%) Terraform
3 4 (6.56%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.64%) Grafana
4 1 (1.64%) Kibana
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Google
2 13 (21.31%) Oracle
3 12 (19.67%) Vertica
4 2 (3.28%) Appcelerator
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Adobe
5 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.64%) OutSystems
5 1 (1.64%) webMethods