Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 24 November 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
Devon > Exeter
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 25 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 -14
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 3.25% 5.93% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.56% 37.21% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Exeter median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% +14.93%
10th Percentile £381 £147 £364
90th Percentile £464 £428 £415
Devon median daily rate £470 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +25.33% -21.05% +41.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Exeter median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +87.50% -

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 Exeter with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Exeter
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 5.84% 15.93% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 18
Exeter median daily rate £405 £190 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +113.16% -25.85% +13.89%
10th Percentile £190 £147 £163
90th Percentile £456 £404 £379
Devon median daily rate £433 £200 £398
% change year-on-year +116.25% -49.69% +33.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Exeter median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.57% +17.95% +69.57%
10th Percentile £19.90 £14.90 £16.30
90th Percentile £41.30 £142.70 £23.10
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £13.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +164.15% -19.70% +32.00%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Exeter

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Exeter

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Linux.

1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (60.00%) Spring
3 6 (60.00%) SOAP
3 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 4 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (30.00%) JPA
5 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
5 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (30.00%) Spring Cloud
5 3 (30.00%) Docker
5 3 (30.00%) Apache
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) HDFS
6 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
6 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (20.00%) Microservices
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 6 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LTE
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) HBase
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) Redis
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
3 1 (10.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (10.00%) VisualVM
3 1 (10.00%) YourKit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) SOAP
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 4 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (30.00%) JPA
3 3 (30.00%) Spring Cloud
4 2 (20.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 2 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Docker
2 2 (20.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle