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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 4 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 46 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 21.00% 9.33% 20.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.42% 30.43% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 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 £580 £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 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

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
83 23 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 37.90% 30.67% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 18 13
Median daily rate £420 £351 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.82% +226.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £308 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £443 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £11.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 - £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £16.96
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +8 46 £525 +61.53% 4
Linux
Northern Ireland

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 17 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Linux.

1 31 (56.36%) Perl
1 31 (56.36%) KDB
2 27 (49.09%) Solaris
3 26 (47.27%) Unix
4 24 (43.64%) Java
5 23 (41.82%) Finance
5 23 (41.82%) Kdb+
5 23 (41.82%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (25.45%) Analytics
8 12 (21.82%) Migration
8 12 (21.82%) Python
9 10 (18.18%) SQL
9 10 (18.18%) TDD
10 9 (16.36%) Ansible
10 9 (16.36%) AWS Certification
11 8 (14.55%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (14.55%) Banking
11 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
12 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
12 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
13 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
13 6 (10.91%) BDD
13 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
13 6 (10.91%) OOD
13 6 (10.91%) Apache
13 6 (10.91%) C++
14 5 (9.09%) Windows

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 6 (10.91%) Apache
2 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) Confluence
4 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (7.27%) MS Project
2 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
1 1 (1.82%) NAS
1 1 (1.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (56.36%) KDB
2 23 (41.82%) Kdb+
3 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
3 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 23 (41.82%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (72.73%) Developer
2 31 (56.36%) KDB Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Architect
4 8 (14.55%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (9.09%) AWS Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Ab Initio Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (1.82%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (1.82%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 4 (7.27%) jQuery
2 4 (7.27%) Node.js
3 3 (5.45%) Middleware
4 2 (3.64%) Web Services
4 2 (3.64%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) Ajax
5 1 (1.82%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.82%) CSS
5 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.82%) HTML
5 1 (1.82%) HTML5
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) RESTful
5 1 (1.82%) Sass
5 1 (1.82%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (1.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (41.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.64%) Derivative
3 2 (3.64%) Equities
3 2 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.82%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Solaris
2 26 (47.27%) Unix
3 5 (9.09%) Windows
4 4 (7.27%) AIX
4 4 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.45%) Analytics
3 12 (21.82%) Migration
4 10 (18.18%) TDD
5 8 (14.55%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (10.91%) BDD
6 6 (10.91%) Multithreading
6 6 (10.91%) OOD
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.27%) Defect Management
7 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
8 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.64%) Data Analytics
9 2 (3.64%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (3.64%) Low Latency
9 2 (3.64%) Process Improvement
10 1 (1.82%) DevOps
10 1 (1.82%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) Perl
2 24 (43.64%) Java
3 12 (21.82%) Python
4 10 (18.18%) SQL
5 6 (10.91%) C++
6 4 (7.27%) C#
7 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.82%) Korn
8 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.82%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) AWS Certification
2 5 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) Ab Initio
2 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.82%) VMware
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