Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Poole 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 20 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
Dorset > Poole
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Poole 2.94% 5.63% 1.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 22.22% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Poole median daily rate £348 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.78% - -
Dorset median daily rate £336 £393 £338
% change year-on-year -14.33% +16.30% -17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Poole median hourly rate - £47.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £43.50 £41.23
% change year-on-year -9.20% +5.51% +9.95%

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 Poole with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Poole
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1 18 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Poole 2.94% 25.35% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 12
Poole median daily rate £348 £400 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.13% +66.67% +60.00%
10th Percentile £334 £134 £120
90th Percentile £361 £495 £330
Dorset median daily rate £325 £338 £250
% change year-on-year -3.70% +35.00% -39.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Poole median hourly rate - £30.00 £32.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.05% +150.96%
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £23.49 £35.00
% change year-on-year +68.19% -32.90% +133.33%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Poole

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Poole

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Poole

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Poole

For the 6 months to 20 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 Poole region with a requirement for Linux.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Qt
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Qt
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++