The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 32 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.80% 5.83% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.91% 32.88% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 11
Median daily rate £525 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £458 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +18.11%
Linux
East Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 73 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 11.90% 17.72% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 36
Median daily rate £163 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.89% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £238 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 23 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -10 9 £525 +42.46% 6
Corby +1 2 - - 2
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 26 (44.07%) DevOps
2 25 (42.37%) Jenkins
3 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (33.90%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (32.20%) Ansible
6 17 (28.81%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (27.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (27.12%) Windows
7 16 (27.12%) Red Hat
8 15 (25.42%) MySQL
8 15 (25.42%) Java
8 15 (25.42%) High Availability
9 14 (23.73%) Puppet
9 14 (23.73%) Opscode Chef
9 14 (23.73%) Oracle
9 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
10 13 (22.03%) Subversion
11 12 (20.34%) Unix
11 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
12 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
12 11 (18.64%) GitLab
13 10 (16.95%) Docker
13 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
13 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (16.95%) Web Services
14 9 (15.25%) PL/SQL
15 8 (13.56%) SQL
15 8 (13.56%) Ant
15 8 (13.56%) AIX
15 8 (13.56%) Scrum

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (11.86%) OpenStack
1 7 (11.86%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.17%) Apache
3 4 (6.78%) Confluence
3 4 (6.78%) JBoss
3 4 (6.78%) nginx
3 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.39%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.69%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (1.69%) Heroku
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) SAN
2 4 (6.78%) Firewall
2 4 (6.78%) VLAN
3 2 (3.39%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) MySQL
2 4 (6.78%) DB2
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.69%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) Impala
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (42.37%) Jenkins
2 13 (22.03%) Subversion
3 11 (18.64%) GitLab
4 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
5 8 (13.56%) Ant
5 8 (13.56%) Maven
6 7 (11.86%) JUnit
7 6 (10.17%) JIRA
8 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
9 4 (6.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (6.78%) Checkstyle
9 4 (6.78%) QUnit
9 4 (6.78%) Selenium
10 3 (5.08%) Gradle
11 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
11 2 (3.39%) Flyway
11 2 (3.39%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (1.69%) JProfiler
12 1 (1.69%) LabVIEW
12 1 (1.69%) Travis CI
General
1 7 (11.86%) Banking
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Aerospace
3 5 (8.47%) Military
4 4 (6.78%) Avionics
4 4 (6.78%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Front Office
5 2 (3.39%) Marketing
6 1 (1.69%) Electronics
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Software Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) AWS DevOps
4 8 (13.56%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior DevOps
5 7 (11.86%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Unix Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Unix Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) Web Services
2 6 (10.17%) Middleware
3 5 (8.47%) Hibernate
3 5 (8.47%) HTML
3 5 (8.47%) JPA
3 5 (8.47%) Spring
4 4 (6.78%) CSS
4 4 (6.78%) EJB
4 4 (6.78%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (6.78%) J2EE
4 4 (6.78%) Java EE
4 4 (6.78%) JBoss Seam
4 4 (6.78%) JMS
4 4 (6.78%) JSTL
4 4 (6.78%) REST
4 4 (6.78%) Struts
4 4 (6.78%) XML
5 3 (5.08%) JSON
6 2 (3.39%) Apache CXF
6 2 (3.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Device Driver
2 5 (8.47%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.78%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 16 (27.12%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Unix
3 8 (13.56%) AIX
4 5 (8.47%) Solaris
5 4 (6.78%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
6 3 (5.08%) VxWorks
7 2 (3.39%) CentOS
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.69%) CoreOS
8 1 (1.69%) Fedora
8 1 (1.69%) SUSE
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) DevOps
2 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.90%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (28.81%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (25.42%) High Availability
6 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
7 12 (20.34%) E-Commerce
8 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
9 8 (13.56%) Scrum
10 6 (10.17%) ITIL
10 6 (10.17%) SOA
11 5 (8.47%) Open Source
11 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.78%) B2B
12 4 (6.78%) B2C
12 4 (6.78%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.78%) Kanban
12 4 (6.78%) MVC
12 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
12 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) Java
2 9 (15.25%) PL/SQL
3 8 (13.56%) SQL
4 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.17%) C
6 5 (8.47%) Assembly Language
6 5 (8.47%) AWK
7 4 (6.78%) Python
7 4 (6.78%) Ruby
8 2 (3.39%) C++
9 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) OCMJD
2 3 (5.08%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) HND
3 1 (1.69%) MCSE
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) RHCE
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) Docker
2 7 (11.86%) Firmware
3 3 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.69%) NFS
5 1 (1.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (32.20%) Ansible
2 14 (23.73%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (23.73%) Puppet
3 6 (10.17%) Salt
4 5 (8.47%) Terraform
5 4 (6.78%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (6.78%) Foglight
5 4 (6.78%) Mesos
5 4 (6.78%) nmon
6 3 (5.08%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.69%) Nagios
7 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.69%) SCCM
7 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Red Hat
2 14 (23.73%) Oracle
3 8 (13.56%) VMware
4 7 (11.86%) Sun
5 6 (10.17%) Endeca
6 5 (8.47%) EMC
6 5 (8.47%) Intel
7 4 (6.78%) Citrix
7 4 (6.78%) F5
7 4 (6.78%) IBM
7 4 (6.78%) Wind River
8 2 (3.39%) hybris
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.39%) Talend
8 2 (3.39%) WSO2
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco
9 1 (1.69%) Freescale
9 1 (1.69%) HP
9 1 (1.69%) NetApp
9 1 (1.69%) Perforce
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