Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales 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 16 December 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
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 13 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 10.66% 19.51% 11.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 86.67% 69.57% 40.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 8
West Wales median daily rate £450 £525 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +7.14% +8.89%
10th Percentile £405 £426 £317
90th Percentile £560 £636 £550
Wales median daily rate £406 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -9.72% +20.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - £30.00

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 West Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 12.30% 28.05% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 24
West Wales median daily rate £450 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +39.29% -17.65%
10th Percentile £398 £363 £266
90th Percentile £558 £631 £521
Wales median daily rate £343 £400 £355
% change year-on-year -14.38% +12.68% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
West Wales median hourly rate - £11.50 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.26% -32.28%
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £11.55
% change year-on-year +12.00% +8.23% -16.73%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in West Wales

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in West Wales

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in West Wales over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in West Wales

Linux
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea -12 13 £450 -14.29%
Linux
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Linux.

1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (84.62%) Ansible
2 11 (84.62%) AWS CloudFormation
2 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 11 (84.62%) Terraform
3 8 (61.54%) DevOps
4 6 (46.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (23.08%) SLA
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (15.38%) Debian
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) JSON
6 2 (15.38%) QA
6 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) Unix
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) JUnit
6 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) JBehave
6 2 (15.38%) Cucumber

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Wales 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 (15.38%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (84.62%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (15.38%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) JBehave
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) Dropwizard
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Debian
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) DevOps
2 6 (46.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (84.62%) Ansible
1 11 (84.62%) Terraform
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat