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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 6 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Linux 41 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 18.22% 3.81% 19.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.25% 16.00% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 1 4
Median daily rate £525 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
77 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 34.22% 23.81% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 15 16
Median daily rate £420 £400 £189
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +111.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £123 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017, 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 38 (55.07%) Perl
1 38 (55.07%) Unix
2 37 (53.62%) KDB
3 34 (49.28%) Finance
4 32 (46.38%) Java
5 31 (44.93%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (43.48%) Solaris
7 27 (39.13%) Kdb+
8 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (26.09%) Analytics
10 14 (20.29%) SQL
11 13 (18.84%) Python
12 12 (17.39%) Migration
13 11 (15.94%) Banking
14 10 (14.49%) TDD
15 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
15 9 (13.04%) Ansible
15 9 (13.04%) AWS Certification
16 8 (11.59%) Identity Access Management
16 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (11.59%) Multithreading
16 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
16 8 (11.59%) C++
17 7 (10.14%) OO
17 7 (10.14%) RDBMS
18 6 (8.70%) OOD
18 6 (8.70%) Apache
18 6 (8.70%) Equities
18 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration

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 (8.70%) Apache
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) Confluence
4 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (4.35%) MS Project
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) HTTP
1 1 (1.45%) NAS
1 1 (1.45%) SAN
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (53.62%) KDB
2 27 (39.13%) Kdb+
3 9 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.14%) RDBMS
5 6 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.45%) DB2
6 1 (1.45%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.45%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.90%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.90%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 34 (49.28%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Front Office
4 2 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 53 (76.81%) Developer
2 37 (53.62%) KDB Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Architect
5 8 (11.59%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.25%) AWS Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Lead Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 1 (1.45%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
10 1 (1.45%) Consultant
10 1 (1.45%) Data Analyst
10 1 (1.45%) Front Office C++ Developer
10 1 (1.45%) Infrastructure Support
10 1 (1.45%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
10 1 (1.45%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) AngularJS
2 4 (5.80%) jQuery
2 4 (5.80%) Node.js
3 3 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.90%) Middleware
4 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 2 (2.90%) XML
5 1 (1.45%) Ajax
5 1 (1.45%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.45%) CSS
5 1 (1.45%) HTML
5 1 (1.45%) HTML5
5 1 (1.45%) JSON
5 1 (1.45%) RESTful
5 1 (1.45%) Sass
5 1 (1.45%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (1.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (44.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.70%) Equities
3 4 (5.80%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.90%) Derivative
4 2 (2.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (55.07%) Unix
2 30 (43.48%) Solaris
3 4 (5.80%) Windows
4 3 (4.35%) AIX
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.09%) Analytics
3 12 (17.39%) Migration
4 10 (14.49%) TDD
5 8 (11.59%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (11.59%) Multithreading
6 7 (10.14%) OO
7 6 (8.70%) BDD
7 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.70%) OOD
8 5 (7.25%) Low Latency
9 4 (5.80%) Defect Management
10 3 (4.35%) Data Analytics
10 3 (4.35%) Project Management
11 2 (2.90%) Algorithmic Trading
11 2 (2.90%) Electronic Trading
11 2 (2.90%) Information Security
11 2 (2.90%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) Perl
2 32 (46.38%) Java
3 14 (20.29%) SQL
4 13 (18.84%) Python
5 8 (11.59%) C++
6 4 (5.80%) C#
7 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.45%) Korn
8 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.45%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) AWS Certification
2 5 (7.25%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (1.45%) Ab Initio
2 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.45%) VMware
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