The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had Linux Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux Engineer
Rank - 14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Linux Engineer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 3.03% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -35.00%
Linux Engineer
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
113 59 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 94.17% 89.39% 94.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 37 54
Median daily rate £300 £200 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -36.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £92 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Linux Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Belfast region that featured Linux Engineer in the job title.

Linux Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Linux Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux Engineer across the Belfast region.

Linux Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Belfast