The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 2 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.35% 13.13% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 37.14% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate £300 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
12 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 14.12% 35.35% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 12
Average daily rate £300 £215 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -42.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £110 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) New Relic
3 2 (28.57%) Ansible
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) ELK Stack
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) XHTML
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) W3C
4 1 (14.29%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) Sybase

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Node.js
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) ELK Stack
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Case Management
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) New Relic
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
Belfast, County Antrim
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 6 days ago