Period
to 16 January 2018

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 January 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
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 12 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 8.70% 19.57% 10.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 80.00% 70.59% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 4
West Wales median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £407 £438 £315
90th Percentile £575 £619 £543
Wales median daily rate £408 £463 £375
% change year-on-year -11.89% +23.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £45.74 £16.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +177.21% -45.00% -

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 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 10.87% 27.72% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 16
West Wales median daily rate £450 £481 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +42.59% -20.59%
10th Percentile £399 £372 £251
90th Percentile £575 £599 £500
Wales median daily rate £360 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -15.29% +21.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
West Wales median hourly rate £11.33 £12.00 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.63% -3.23% -37.69%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.23 £11.00
90th Percentile £12.49 £14.10 £15.71
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £11.60
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.76% -22.67%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 -18 12 £450 -10.00% 4
Linux
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) Ansible
2 10 (83.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 10 (83.33%) Terraform
2 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) DevOps
4 6 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (25.00%) Puppet
5 3 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Debian
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (8.33%) BrowserStack
7 1 (8.33%) Digital Economy
7 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
7 1 (8.33%) Mongoose
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) Docker
7 1 (8.33%) Go
7 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) SaltStack
7 1 (8.33%) Salt

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 1 (8.33%) Mongoose
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (83.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (8.33%) BrowserStack
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) JBehave
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (8.33%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) Dropwizard
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Debian
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps
2 6 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Go
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) Scala
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Ansible
2 10 (83.33%) Terraform
3 3 (25.00%) Puppet
4 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (8.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) SaltStack