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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 19 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 6.36% 6.95% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.42% 38.30% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 6
Median daily rate £500 £362 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.12% -1.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £407 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
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
33 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 15.00% 18.15% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 23
Median daily rate £350 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £418 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £10.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 23 (67.65%) DevOps
2 18 (52.94%) Jenkins
3 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (47.06%) Ansible
4 15 (44.12%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (41.18%) High Availability
5 14 (41.18%) MySQL
6 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (32.35%) Puppet
7 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (29.41%) Windows
8 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (29.41%) GitLab
9 9 (26.47%) Docker
10 8 (23.53%) Maven
11 7 (20.59%) Banking
11 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
11 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
12 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
12 6 (17.65%) Java
12 6 (17.65%) Web Services
13 5 (14.71%) Oracle
13 5 (14.71%) Finance
13 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
13 5 (14.71%) Apache
13 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
13 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
13 5 (14.71%) Salt
13 5 (14.71%) Terraform

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 (17.65%) OpenStack
1 6 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 5 (14.71%) Apache
3 4 (11.76%) Confluence
3 4 (11.76%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (2.94%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (2.94%) Heroku
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
1 4 (11.76%) VLAN
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (41.18%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) DB2
3 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.94%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.94%) Impala
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 10 (29.41%) GitLab
3 8 (23.53%) Maven
4 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.76%) Ant
5 4 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (11.76%) JIRA
6 3 (8.82%) Gradle
6 3 (8.82%) JUnit
6 3 (8.82%) Subversion
7 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
7 2 (5.88%) Flyway
7 2 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (2.94%) CircleCI
8 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.94%) JProfiler
8 1 (2.94%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (20.59%) Banking
2 5 (14.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) AWS DevOps
2 7 (20.59%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (17.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) XML
3 3 (8.82%) JSON
4 2 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Camel
4 2 (5.88%) Apache CXF
4 2 (5.88%) Middleware
4 2 (5.88%) Regular Expression
4 2 (5.88%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) Spring
4 2 (5.88%) Spring Boot
4 2 (5.88%) Swagger
4 2 (5.88%) WireMock
4 2 (5.88%) XSD
5 1 (2.94%) Akka
5 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.94%) Kafka
5 1 (2.94%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.94%) spray
5 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (11.76%) AIX
3 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.88%) CentOS
4 2 (5.88%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) CoreOS
5 1 (2.94%) Fedora
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) SUSE
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) DevOps
2 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (44.12%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (41.18%) High Availability
5 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Kanban
7 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.88%) Analytics
9 2 (5.88%) Data Analytics
9 2 (5.88%) ITIL
9 2 (5.88%) Open Source
9 2 (5.88%) SDLC
9 2 (5.88%) SOA
10 1 (2.94%) Data Loss Prevention
10 1 (2.94%) Server Virtualisation
10 1 (2.94%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
3 4 (11.76%) Ruby
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) MCSE
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.94%) RHCE
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) NFS
3 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (47.06%) Ansible
2 12 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (32.35%) Puppet
4 5 (14.71%) Salt
4 5 (14.71%) Terraform
5 3 (8.82%) Mesos
6 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.94%) Nagios
7 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.94%) SCCM
7 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) F5
3 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.82%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Talend
4 2 (5.88%) WSO2
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) NetApp
5 1 (2.94%) Perforce