The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 20 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 22 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 6.45% 5.16% 6.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.99% 37.93% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 12
Median daily rate £325 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.38% -6.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +3.40%
Linux
Northamptonshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
71 29 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 20.82% 13.62% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 16 23
Median daily rate £320 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 10
Median hourly rate £18.38 £10.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.75% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Linux.

1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Unix
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (28.13%) VMware
4 9 (28.13%) Degree
4 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
4 9 (28.13%) Oracle
4 9 (28.13%) DevOps
5 8 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (21.88%) Banking
6 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (21.88%) ITIL V3
6 7 (21.88%) High Availability
6 7 (21.88%) MySQL
6 7 (21.88%) ITIL
6 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
6 7 (21.88%) Cisco
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.88%) MCSE
6 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (21.88%) NetApp
6 7 (21.88%) Project Management
6 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (21.88%) CAD
6 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
6 7 (21.88%) SDLC
6 7 (21.88%) GitLab

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) nginx
2 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.13%) LDAP
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.88%) GitLab
3 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
4 4 (12.50%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) Maven
5 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
5 3 (9.38%) IntelliJ
5 3 (9.38%) JBehave
5 3 (9.38%) JUnit
5 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.13%) Ant
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (21.88%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Technical Leader
3 5 (15.63%) Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (15.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Server Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Environment Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Information Risk Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) JSON
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) HTML
2 3 (9.38%) HTML5
2 3 (9.38%) JAXB
2 3 (9.38%) SAX
2 3 (9.38%) Spring
2 3 (9.38%) XML
2 3 (9.38%) XSLT
3 2 (6.25%) Django
3 2 (6.25%) Flask
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
3 2 (6.25%) REST
3 2 (6.25%) SQLAlchemy
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) SAML
4 1 (3.13%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
1 7 (21.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Unix
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) DevOps
3 8 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (21.88%) CAD
4 7 (21.88%) Data Loss Prevention
4 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (21.88%) High Availability
4 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 7 (21.88%) ITIL V3
4 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2
4 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 7 (21.88%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (3.13%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (9.38%) C
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.88%) MCSE
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CISM
3 1 (3.13%) CISSP
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Ansible
2 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (9.38%) Tivoli
4 3 (9.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (6.25%) Puppet
5 2 (6.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle
1 9 (28.13%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) NetApp
3 4 (12.50%) BMC
3 4 (12.50%) Intel Security
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) Perforce
5 2 (6.25%) Veritas