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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 29 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 9 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.19% 8.86% 11.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 39.34% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 18
Median daily rate £525 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -6.25%
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 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
36 61 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.77% 22.51% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 29
Median daily rate £195 £345 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £189 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Median hourly rate £10.50 £10.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -34.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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 18 (72.00%) DevOps
2 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (48.00%) MySQL
5 12 (48.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (44.00%) Ansible
7 10 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (36.00%) Docker
8 9 (36.00%) Puppet
8 9 (36.00%) Windows
9 8 (32.00%) Maven
9 8 (32.00%) High Availability
9 8 (32.00%) GitLab
9 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
10 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
11 6 (24.00%) OpenStack
11 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
11 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
11 6 (24.00%) Java
12 5 (20.00%) Apache
12 5 (20.00%) Scrum
12 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 4 (16.00%) Finance
13 4 (16.00%) Banking
13 4 (16.00%) Ruby
13 4 (16.00%) Web Services
13 4 (16.00%) XML
13 4 (16.00%) Ant

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 6 (24.00%) OpenStack
1 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.00%) Apache
3 4 (16.00%) Confluence
3 4 (16.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (4.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (4.00%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (4.00%) Heroku
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.00%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (32.00%) GitLab
2 8 (32.00%) Maven
3 4 (16.00%) Ant
3 4 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (16.00%) JIRA
4 3 (12.00%) Gradle
4 3 (12.00%) JUnit
4 3 (12.00%) Subversion
5 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (8.00%) Flyway
5 2 (8.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (4.00%) CircleCI
6 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (4.00%) JProfiler
6 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Senior DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Ruby Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Deployment Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SOA Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
1 4 (16.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) JSON
3 2 (8.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (8.00%) Apache CXF
3 2 (8.00%) Middleware
3 2 (8.00%) Regular Expression
3 2 (8.00%) RESTful
3 2 (8.00%) Spring
3 2 (8.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (8.00%) Swagger
3 2 (8.00%) WireMock
3 2 (8.00%) XSD
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) spray
4 1 (4.00%) XSLT
4 1 (4.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (4.00%) CoreOS
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) DevOps
2 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (32.00%) High Availability
6 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) Kanban
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.00%) SDLC
10 2 (8.00%) Analytics
10 2 (8.00%) CAD
10 2 (8.00%) Data Analytics
10 2 (8.00%) Data Loss Prevention
10 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (8.00%) Open Source
10 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
10 2 (8.00%) Project Management
10 2 (8.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (24.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) NFS
3 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Ansible
2 10 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (36.00%) Puppet
4 3 (12.00%) Mesos
4 3 (12.00%) Salt
5 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
6 1 (4.00%) Nagios
6 1 (4.00%) SCCM
6 1 (4.00%) SCOM
6 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) NetApp
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) Talend
2 2 (8.00%) WSO2
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Perforce