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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 22 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 10.09% 4.76% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 27.50% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 4
Median daily rate £500 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
44 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 20.18% 17.32% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 14
Median daily rate £400 £315 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -21.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £10.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 19 (55.88%) DevOps
2 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 13 (38.24%) Ansible
4 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (32.35%) Puppet
5 11 (32.35%) Banking
5 11 (32.35%) MySQL
5 11 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (32.35%) High Availability
5 11 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (26.47%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (23.53%) AIX
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
7 8 (23.53%) Docker
8 7 (20.59%) GitLab
8 7 (20.59%) Windows
8 7 (20.59%) Maven
9 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
9 6 (17.65%) Java
9 6 (17.65%) Web Services
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle
10 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
10 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.71%) Salt
10 5 (14.71%) OpenStack
10 5 (14.71%) Terraform
11 4 (11.76%) F5
11 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu

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 (14.71%) OpenStack
1 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) Confluence
3 3 (8.82%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) 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%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.76%) VLAN
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) 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 14 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.59%) GitLab
2 7 (20.59%) Maven
3 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.82%) Ant
4 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (8.82%) Gradle
4 3 (8.82%) JIRA
4 3 (8.82%) JUnit
4 3 (8.82%) Subversion
5 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.88%) Flyway
5 2 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.94%) JProfiler
6 1 (2.94%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (32.35%) Banking
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) AIX Specialist
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Ruby Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
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%) XSD
5 1 (2.94%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) Akka
5 1 (2.94%) Kafka
5 1 (2.94%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) spray
5 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) AIX
1 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
4 3 (8.82%) Unix
5 2 (5.88%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) CoreOS
6 1 (2.94%) Fedora
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) SUSE
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) DevOps
2 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (32.35%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (32.35%) High Availability
4 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.82%) Kanban
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Analytics
8 2 (5.88%) Data Analytics
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL
8 2 (5.88%) Open Source
8 2 (5.88%) SOA
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Java
2 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) Ruby
3 3 (8.82%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CCDA
1 1 (2.94%) CCNA
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) MCITP
1 1 (2.94%) MCP
1 1 (2.94%) MCSA
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 8 (23.53%) Docker
2 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) NFS
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (38.24%) Ansible
2 11 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (32.35%) Puppet
3 5 (14.71%) Salt
3 5 (14.71%) Terraform
4 3 (8.82%) Mesos
4 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
5 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.94%) Nagios
6 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.94%) SCCM
6 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) F5
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) Talend
3 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) WSO2
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Perforce