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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 4 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.60% 18.60% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.05% 40.00% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
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
21 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 24.14% 46.51% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 7
Average daily rate £425 £110 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £96 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) STL
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
3 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
3 5 (38.46%) Low Latency
3 5 (38.46%) NewSQL
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Sybase
5 3 (23.08%) CSS
5 3 (23.08%) MS Access
5 3 (23.08%) OOD
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) VBA
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) ELK Stack
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (15.38%) New Relic

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
1 1 (7.69%) Drupal
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) NewSQL
1 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
2 3 (23.08%) MS Access
3 2 (15.38%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C++ Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Unix Developer
4 3 (23.08%) VBA Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Access Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Access VBA Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Excel Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Linux Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Unix Scripter
6 1 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) STL
2 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 2 (15.38%) ELK Stack
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) Java EE
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps
1 5 (38.46%) Low Latency
1 5 (38.46%) Multithreading
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) OOD
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Case Management
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) VBA
5 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Sybase
2 2 (15.38%) New Relic
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
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