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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 5 13 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 45 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 20.83% 8.97% 20.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.88% 31.82% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 5 6
Median daily rate £525 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £415 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%

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
82 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 37.96% 28.21% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 16 13
Median daily rate £420 £400 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +272.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £445 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £13.58
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £17.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 31 (57.41%) Perl
1 31 (57.41%) KDB
2 26 (48.15%) Unix
2 26 (48.15%) Solaris
3 24 (44.44%) Java
4 23 (42.59%) Finance
4 23 (42.59%) Kdb+
4 23 (42.59%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.93%) Analytics
7 12 (22.22%) Migration
7 12 (22.22%) Python
8 10 (18.52%) SQL
8 10 (18.52%) TDD
9 9 (16.67%) AWS Certification
9 9 (16.67%) Ansible
10 8 (14.81%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (14.81%) Banking
10 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
11 7 (12.96%) RDBMS
11 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
12 6 (11.11%) Multithreading
12 6 (11.11%) BDD
12 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
12 6 (11.11%) OOD
12 6 (11.11%) Apache
12 6 (11.11%) C++
13 5 (9.26%) AngularJS

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 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Confluence
4 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (5.56%) MS Project
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) NAS
1 1 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (57.41%) KDB
2 23 (42.59%) Kdb+
3 7 (12.96%) RDBMS
3 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) DB2
5 1 (1.85%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (74.07%) Developer
2 31 (57.41%) KDB Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (9.26%) AWS Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (1.85%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.41%) jQuery
2 4 (7.41%) Node.js
3 2 (3.70%) Middleware
3 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) Ajax
4 1 (1.85%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.85%) HTML
4 1 (1.85%) HTML5
4 1 (1.85%) JSON
4 1 (1.85%) RESTful
4 1 (1.85%) Sass
4 1 (1.85%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (1.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.70%) Derivative
3 2 (3.70%) Equities
3 2 (3.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.85%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Solaris
1 26 (48.15%) Unix
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) AIX
3 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) Analytics
3 12 (22.22%) Migration
4 10 (18.52%) TDD
5 8 (14.81%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (11.11%) BDD
6 6 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 6 (11.11%) OOD
7 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.41%) Defect Management
7 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.70%) Data Analytics
8 2 (3.70%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (3.70%) Low Latency
8 2 (3.70%) Project Management
8 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.85%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.85%) Web Design
9 1 (1.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) Perl
2 24 (44.44%) Java
3 12 (22.22%) Python
4 10 (18.52%) SQL
5 6 (11.11%) C++
6 4 (7.41%) C#
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.85%) Korn
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) AWS Certification
2 4 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
2 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.85%) VMware
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago