Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 22 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 13 18
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 32 103 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 4.80% 11.09% 9.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.35% 36.92% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 54 49
Gloucestershire median daily rate £458 £411 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -5.46% +20.83%
10th Percentile £314 £330 £343
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
South West median daily rate £414 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +3.44% -5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £37.88 £38.45 £41.25
90th Percentile £43.63 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £41.08 £37.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +9.53% -1.96% +27.50%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 117 279 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 17.57% 30.03% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 147 189
Gloucestershire median daily rate £320 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.67% - -
10th Percentile £185 £125 £150
90th Percentile £496 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 18
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.75 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.45% +7.84% -32.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.29 £10.86
90th Percentile £43.25 £43.15 £43.98
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £18.50
% change year-on-year +14.68% -17.51% +8.82%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Gloucestershire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Gloucestershire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Gloucestershire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Gloucestershire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Gloucester -15 7 £425 -5.56% 10
Cheltenham -15 4 £550 +31.34% 2
Tewkesbury -1 2 - - 2
Filton - 2 £325 -
Cirencester - 1 - - 2
Linux
South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (34.38%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) Oracle
4 10 (31.25%) C
4 10 (31.25%) Web Services
4 10 (31.25%) Windows
4 10 (31.25%) Python
5 9 (28.13%) XML
5 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
6 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (21.88%) Analytical Thinking
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared
7 7 (21.88%) JSON
7 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
8 6 (18.75%) CSS
8 6 (18.75%) C++
8 6 (18.75%) J2EE
8 6 (18.75%) IBM
8 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
8 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
8 6 (18.75%) Big Data
9 5 (15.63%) Jenkins

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) SAS
4 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.13%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.13%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) Intranet
3 1 (3.13%) Junos
3 1 (3.13%) LDAP
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Big Data
1 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (15.63%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (6.25%) MySQL
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.13%) DataStage
6 1 (3.13%) DB2
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (3.13%) QualityStage
6 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (15.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 5 (15.63%) SoapUI
3 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 4 (12.50%) JMeter
3 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 3 (9.38%) Mercurial
4 3 (9.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (6.25%) Ant
5 2 (6.25%) Subversion
6 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.13%) Hudson
6 1 (3.13%) JUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Maven
6 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Software Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 4 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) UI Developer
4 3 (9.38%) UI/UX Developer
4 3 (9.38%) UX Developer
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Applications DBA
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.13%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) Web Services
2 9 (28.13%) XML
3 7 (21.88%) JSON
4 6 (18.75%) CSS
4 6 (18.75%) J2EE
5 5 (15.63%) Play Framework
5 5 (15.63%) SOAP
6 4 (12.50%) HTML
6 4 (12.50%) XSD
7 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.38%) EJB
7 3 (9.38%) jQuery
7 3 (9.38%) RESTful
8 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
8 2 (6.25%) CSS3
8 2 (6.25%) Django
8 2 (6.25%) HTML5
8 2 (6.25%) Spring
8 2 (6.25%) Spring Boot
8 2 (6.25%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (15.63%) Unix
4 4 (12.50%) AIX
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Scrum
3 7 (21.88%) Analytical Thinking
3 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 5 (15.63%) Data Architecture
5 5 (15.63%) Data Integration
5 5 (15.63%) ETL
6 4 (12.50%) DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) OOP
6 4 (12.50%) Open Source
6 4 (12.50%) RAD
6 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 4 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (9.38%) Microservices
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) C
3 10 (31.25%) Python
4 9 (28.13%) Shell Script
5 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.75%) C++
7 2 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (6.25%) Scala
8 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.13%) Groovy
8 1 (3.13%) Jython
8 1 (3.13%) Perl
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) Ruby
8 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) KVM
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
1 2 (6.25%) Data Guard
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) CA Service Virtualization
2 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) IBM
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Dell
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) EMC
4 1 (3.13%) Isilon
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) Netezza
4 1 (3.13%) Teradata