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 24 June 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
Scotland / Stirling
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 3 20
Contract jobs citing Linux 0 22 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling - 31.43% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Median daily rate - £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.15%  
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 £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 1 22 1
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 4.35% 31.43% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £140 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.52% +2.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) New Media
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Underscore.js
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Grunt
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Handlebars
1 1 (100.00%) RequireJS
1 1 (100.00%) Infographics

Linux
Co-occurring 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 (100.00%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Handlebars
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) RequireJS
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Underscore.js
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) New Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Infographics
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript