The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Scotland / Stirling
Rank 5 14 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7  
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 5.26% 4.00% 4.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 40.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £325 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.88% +19.44%  

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 Stirling with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 15.79% 10.00% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stirling citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Stirling

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Stirling

Linux
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Stirling region with a requirement for Linux.

1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) New Media
2 1 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (33.33%) Underscore.js
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Grunt
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Handlebars
2 1 (33.33%) RequireJS
2 1 (33.33%) Infographics
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) OO

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Grunt
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) Handlebars
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) RequireJS
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Sass
1 1 (33.33%) Underscore.js
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Infographics
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript