Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow 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 25 July 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
West London > Hounslow
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 17 22
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 29 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 13.68% 5.70% 6.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.77% 36.00% 39.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 16
Hounslow median daily rate £465 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +20.00% -20.21%
10th Percentile £387 £408 £250
90th Percentile £538 £530 £515
West London median daily rate £450 £470 £395
% change year-on-year -4.26% +18.99% -7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Hounslow median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +170.27% -17.78%
10th Percentile £20.75 £50.00 £17.81
90th Percentile £43.25 £50.00 £24.25
West London median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% +170.27% -47.14%

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hounslow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 52 50 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hounslow 24.53% 15.82% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 37
Hounslow median daily rate £450 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.11% +23.33%
10th Percentile £268 £110 £246
90th Percentile £539 £513 £494
West London median daily rate £431 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +7.81% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Hounslow median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -24.32% -10.84%
10th Percentile £12.95 £11.85 £17.11
90th Percentile £42.75 £38.00 £24.75
West London median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +36.67% -11.76% +15.25%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Hounslow

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Hounslow

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Hounslow over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Hounslow

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Hounslow

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hounslow

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Hounslow over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in Hounslow

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Osterley +9 16 £450 -13.04%
Feltham +14 8 £400 -5.88% 1
Isleworth -3 3 £525 - 1
Brentford - 2 - -
Linux
West London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Hounslow region with a requirement for Linux.

1 18 (62.07%) Python
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
4 11 (37.93%) DevOps
4 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
4 11 (37.93%) Pair Programming
5 10 (34.48%) Scrum
5 10 (34.48%) JSON
5 10 (34.48%) Java
6 9 (31.03%) SQL
6 9 (31.03%) Unix
6 9 (31.03%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
7 8 (27.59%) TDD
8 7 (24.14%) Degree
8 7 (24.14%) QA
8 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Kubernetes
8 7 (24.14%) User Stories
8 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Docker
9 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (20.69%) logstash
9 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
9 6 (20.69%) Marketing
9 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
9 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
9 6 (20.69%) CruiseControl
9 6 (20.69%) Ruby

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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 3 (10.34%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (10.34%) nginx
1 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
1 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Documentum
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.45%) DVB
2 1 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (10.34%) Hazelcast
1 3 (10.34%) HBase
1 3 (10.34%) InterSystems Cache
1 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
1 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.45%) InfluxDB
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
2 6 (20.69%) CruiseControl
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
3 5 (17.24%) JIRA
4 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
4 4 (13.79%) JUnit
4 4 (13.79%) Protractor
4 4 (13.79%) Selenium
4 4 (13.79%) Subversion
5 3 (10.34%) Ant
5 3 (10.34%) Appium
5 3 (10.34%) Gatling
5 3 (10.34%) Gradle
5 3 (10.34%) JMeter
5 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
5 3 (10.34%) Maven
5 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
5 3 (10.34%) TestNG
5 3 (10.34%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (20.69%) Marketing
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Games
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Automation Tester
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
1 7 (24.14%) Tester
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Python Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Python Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C++ Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Scripter
5 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Qt Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) JSON
2 4 (13.79%) RESTful
3 3 (10.34%) Django
3 3 (10.34%) Flask
3 3 (10.34%) Kafka
3 3 (10.34%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) Middleware
5 1 (3.45%) Qt
5 1 (3.45%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blog
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.34%) Data Structures
1 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.34%) STB
2 2 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.45%) Digital TV
3 1 (3.45%) IPTV
3 1 (3.45%) Video on Demand
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Unix
2 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (55.17%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (37.93%) DevOps
2 11 (37.93%) Pair Programming
2 11 (37.93%) Test Automation
3 10 (34.48%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) Exploratory Testing
5 8 (27.59%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
6 7 (24.14%) User Stories
7 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
8 5 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) API Development
9 4 (13.79%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
10 3 (10.34%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (10.34%) Kanban
10 3 (10.34%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) Python
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
5 6 (20.69%) Ruby
6 4 (13.79%) C++
6 4 (13.79%) Go
7 3 (10.34%) Perl
7 3 (10.34%) Scala
8 2 (6.90%) C
9 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Kubernetes
2 6 (20.69%) logstash
2 6 (20.69%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (17.24%) Ansible
3 5 (17.24%) Puppet
4 4 (13.79%) Prometheus
5 3 (10.34%) Fluentd
5 3 (10.34%) Kibana
5 3 (10.34%) Nagios
5 3 (10.34%) Salt
6 1 (3.45%) Graphite
6 1 (3.45%) StatsD
6 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) AppDynamics
2 3 (10.34%) Perforce
2 3 (10.34%) Rackspace
2 3 (10.34%) SOASTA, Inc
2 3 (10.34%) Splunk
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) CA
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos
4 1 (3.45%) Google
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Sophos
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec
Isleworth, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago