The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 32 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 19.75% 15.00% 24.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 62.75% 45.00% 54.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 12
Median daily rate £460 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £433 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +3.40%
Linux
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
51 20 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 31.48% 33.33% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 20
Median daily rate £413 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £308 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £13.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +12.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Linux.

1 19 (52.78%) Java
2 15 (41.67%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) Perl
3 13 (36.11%) Solaris
3 13 (36.11%) KDB
4 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (30.56%) Unix
6 10 (27.78%) SQL
6 10 (27.78%) Python
6 10 (27.78%) Migration
7 8 (22.22%) Kdb+
7 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
8 7 (19.44%) Ansible
8 7 (19.44%) AWS Certification
8 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
9 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 6 (16.67%) OOD
9 6 (16.67%) Apache
9 6 (16.67%) C++
9 6 (16.67%) Windows
9 6 (16.67%) TDD
9 6 (16.67%) Banking
9 6 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (16.67%) BDD
9 6 (16.67%) NoSQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 6 (16.67%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS PowerPoint
1 5 (13.89%) MS Project
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) NAS
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) KDB
2 8 (22.22%) Kdb+
3 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
3 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
4 6 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) DB2
5 1 (2.78%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) KDB Developer
3 7 (19.44%) Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) AWS Architect
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (2.78%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
2 4 (11.11%) jQuery
2 4 (11.11%) Middleware
2 4 (11.11%) Node.js
3 2 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) Ajax
4 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) Sass
4 1 (2.78%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (2.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) Derivative
2 2 (5.56%) Equities
2 2 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Solaris
2 11 (30.56%) Unix
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) AIX
4 5 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Migration
3 6 (16.67%) BDD
3 6 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 6 (16.67%) OOD
3 6 (16.67%) TDD
4 5 (13.89%) Analytics
5 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.11%) Project Management
5 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Data Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (5.56%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.78%) DevOps
8 1 (2.78%) Front End Development
8 1 (2.78%) Graceful Degradation
8 1 (2.78%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Java
2 13 (36.11%) Perl
3 10 (27.78%) Python
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 6 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) Korn
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) AWS Certification
2 6 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
2 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.78%) VMware
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