Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 23 June 2018 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 24 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.67% 5.38% 4.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.74% 22.73% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Watford median daily rate £488 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.29% +29.63% -25.52%
10th Percentile £334 £325 £230
90th Percentile £633 £575 £286
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Watford median hourly rate - - £37.50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £31.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +34.92% -16.56% -5.63%

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 Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 53 66 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 17.67% 23.66% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 17
Watford median daily rate £381 £298 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.15% +41.67% -42.07%
10th Percentile £113 £120 £114
90th Percentile £558 £550 £450
Hertfordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +4.29% -4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Watford median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -44.23% +96.23%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.75 £13.08
90th Percentile £20.60 £15.25 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.34% -12.12% +11.11%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Watford

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Watford

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Watford over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Watford

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 15 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (60.00%) Magento
4 11 (55.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) Java
4 11 (55.00%) PHP
5 10 (50.00%) CSS
5 10 (50.00%) Apache
6 9 (45.00%) XHTML
6 9 (45.00%) HTTP
6 9 (45.00%) OO
6 9 (45.00%) MVC
7 8 (40.00%) LAMP
7 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (40.00%) Zend
7 8 (40.00%) MySQL
7 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 8 (40.00%) OO PHP
8 7 (35.00%) XSL
8 7 (35.00%) Open Source
9 6 (30.00%) hybris
9 6 (30.00%) SQL
10 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (25.00%) Oracle
10 5 (25.00%) DB2
10 5 (25.00%) DNA
10 5 (25.00%) IBM
10 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
11 4 (20.00%) Web Development
11 4 (20.00%) Git (software)

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 10 (50.00%) Apache
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (15.00%) CMS
4 3 (15.00%) JBoss
5 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
6 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (5.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (5.00%) IIS
6 1 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Magento
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 2 (10.00%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) FTP
2 2 (10.00%) SSL
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) MySQL
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) DB2
3 3 (15.00%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.00%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Firebug
2 3 (15.00%) JMeter
2 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (15.00%) The Grinder
3 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (10.00%) GitLab
3 2 (10.00%) Gradle
3 2 (10.00%) gulp
3 2 (10.00%) Spock
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) Gatling
4 1 (5.00%) Geb
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Log4j
4 1 (5.00%) Mockito
4 1 (5.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (5.00%) VersionOne
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Magento Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
6 1 (5.00%) Database Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Hybris Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Hybris Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Magento Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) HTML
2 10 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) XHTML
4 8 (40.00%) LAMP
5 7 (35.00%) XSL
6 3 (15.00%) J2EE
6 3 (15.00%) REST
6 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.00%) Dropwizard
7 2 (10.00%) Ember.js
7 2 (10.00%) Guice
7 2 (10.00%) HTML5
7 2 (10.00%) OAuth
7 2 (10.00%) OAuth2
7 2 (10.00%) Ratpack
7 2 (10.00%) Spring
7 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
8 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) AIX
2 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) HPUX
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) SUSE
3 1 (5.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 9 (45.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) OO PHP
4 7 (35.00%) Open Source
5 5 (25.00%) DNA
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) Statistics
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 2 (10.00%) Content Management
8 2 (10.00%) OWASP
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) PHP
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (15.00%) AWK
6 2 (10.00%) BeanShell
6 2 (10.00%) ES6
6 2 (10.00%) Java 8
6 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
1 1 (5.00%) MBA
1 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.00%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Grafana
2 2 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Zend
2 6 (30.00%) hybris
3 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) AppDynamics
4 3 (15.00%) Dynatrace
4 3 (15.00%) Intershop
4 3 (15.00%) New Relic
5 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) ATG
6 1 (5.00%) Blue Martini
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) Demandware
6 1 (5.00%) Elastic Path
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Sun