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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Contract jobs citing Linux 17 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.76% 5.48% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.22% 34.29% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
Median daily rate £500 £407 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £300 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £414 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £359
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 16.44% 15.98% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 18
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £175 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Median hourly rate £15.13 £10.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.04% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 20 (60.61%) DevOps
2 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 14 (42.42%) Ansible
4 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (36.36%) Puppet
5 12 (36.36%) High Availability
5 12 (36.36%) MySQL
5 12 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (27.27%) Banking
7 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (24.24%) Windows
8 8 (24.24%) GitLab
8 8 (24.24%) Docker
9 7 (21.21%) Maven
10 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 6 (18.18%) AIX
10 6 (18.18%) Java
10 6 (18.18%) Web Services
10 6 (18.18%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) Salt
11 5 (15.15%) Terraform
11 5 (15.15%) Oracle
11 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
11 5 (15.15%) OpenStack
11 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
12 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
12 4 (12.12%) VLAN

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 5 (15.15%) OpenStack
1 5 (15.15%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.12%) Apache
3 3 (9.09%) Confluence
3 3 (9.09%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (3.03%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (3.03%) Heroku
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
1 4 (12.12%) VLAN
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) DB2
3 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.03%) Couchbase
5 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) Impala
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 8 (24.24%) GitLab
3 7 (21.21%) Maven
4 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.09%) Ant
5 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (9.09%) Gradle
5 3 (9.09%) JIRA
5 3 (9.09%) JUnit
5 3 (9.09%) Subversion
6 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.06%) Flyway
6 2 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (3.03%) CircleCI
7 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.03%) JProfiler
7 1 (3.03%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (27.27%) Banking
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
2 6 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Developer
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Ruby Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) AIX Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Camel
4 2 (6.06%) Apache CXF
4 2 (6.06%) Middleware
4 2 (6.06%) Regular Expression
4 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 2 (6.06%) Spring Boot
4 2 (6.06%) Swagger
4 2 (6.06%) WireMock
4 2 (6.06%) XSD
5 1 (3.03%) Akka
5 1 (3.03%) Kafka
5 1 (3.03%) Play Framework
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) spray
5 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) AIX
3 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
4 3 (9.09%) Unix
5 2 (6.06%) CentOS
6 1 (3.03%) CoreOS
6 1 (3.03%) Fedora
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
6 1 (3.03%) SUSE
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) DevOps
2 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (36.36%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (36.36%) High Availability
4 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) Kanban
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) Open Source
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) SOA
9 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.03%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) Ruby
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) MCSE
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.03%) RHCE
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) Docker
2 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.03%) NFS
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (3.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) Ansible
2 12 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (36.36%) Puppet
3 6 (18.18%) Salt
4 5 (15.15%) Terraform
5 3 (9.09%) Mesos
6 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
7 1 (3.03%) Nagios
7 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
7 1 (3.03%) SCCM
7 1 (3.03%) SCOM
7 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) F5
2 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.06%) Talend
4 2 (6.06%) WSO2
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Perforce