- 18% code contributed by volunteers with no corporate affiliation
- 7% unclassified contributors (I’m not sure who this would be?)
- 75% from paid developers
- Red Hat with 12%,
- Intel with 8%
- IBM and Novell with 6% each
- Oracle 3%
I read the figures that large serious development house's want Linux to succeed in all areas of IT and that they are willing to put in serious effort to develop it.