Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 19 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 6 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 5.22% 4.76% 6.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.69% 19.23% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Taunton median daily rate £335 £384 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.70% +8.48% +1.07%
10th Percentile £267 £356 £260
90th Percentile £385 £421 £441
Somerset median daily rate £363 £381 £375
% change year-on-year -4.92% +1.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Taunton median hourly rate - - £20.60
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 - £43.43

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 Taunton with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Taunton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 29 26 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 25.22% 24.76% 36.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 58
Taunton median daily rate £160 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.46% -2.00% +36.99%
10th Percentile £80 £228 £311
90th Percentile £373 £840 £400
Somerset median daily rate £225 £275 £375
% change year-on-year -18.18% -26.67% +32.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Taunton median hourly rate £18.00 £12.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.55% -28.84% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.38 £14.05
90th Percentile £24.20 £14.40 £22.23
Somerset median hourly rate £23.00 £15.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.88% -9.29% -4.11%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Taunton

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Taunton

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Taunton

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Taunton

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 Taunton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Image Processing
3 3 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (50.00%) SciPy
3 3 (50.00%) NumPy
3 3 (50.00%) Pandas
4 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Grunt
4 2 (33.33%) Keras
4 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) nginx
4 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 2 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Python Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) NumPy
1 3 (50.00%) Pandas
1 3 (50.00%) SciPy
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
1 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 3 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Machine Learning
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared