The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.57% 12.36% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 31.43% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.78% +7.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £367
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -2.66%
Linux
Northern Ireland

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

Operating Systems Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 14.29% 39.33% 39.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 9
Median daily rate £300 £220 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £110 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Linux
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -4 3 £350 -18.78% 1
Linux
Northern Ireland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) ELK Stack
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) Node.js
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) New Relic
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) ELK Stack
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Graphic Design
1 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
1 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) New Relic