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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 32 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 14 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.35% 8.82% 8.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.42% 40.70% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 27 21
Median daily rate £525 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
53 86 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.68% 21.66% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 44
Median daily rate £190 £367 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% +35.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 5
Median hourly rate £11.17 £11.00 £12.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% -13.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £14.50 £16.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -16 9 £525 +31.25% 3
Corby +1 1 - -
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (52.50%) Jenkins
2 19 (47.50%) DevOps
3 16 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (37.50%) Java
4 15 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (30.00%) Ansible
6 12 (30.00%) Puppet
6 12 (30.00%) MySQL
6 12 (30.00%) Subversion
7 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
7 11 (27.50%) Docker
7 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
8 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 10 (25.00%) Windows
8 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 9 (22.50%) Oracle
10 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 8 (20.00%) Ant
10 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 8 (20.00%) Maven
10 8 (20.00%) High Availability
10 8 (20.00%) GitLab
11 7 (17.50%) OpenStack
11 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
11 7 (17.50%) Scrum
11 7 (17.50%) JUnit

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 (17.50%) OpenStack
1 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) nginx
3 4 (10.00%) Confluence
3 4 (10.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) IaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.50%) AWS OpsWorks
3 1 (2.50%) Heroku
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) AMQP
2 1 (2.50%) DNS
2 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.50%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Jenkins
2 12 (30.00%) Subversion
3 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
4 8 (20.00%) Ant
4 8 (20.00%) GitLab
4 8 (20.00%) Maven
5 7 (17.50%) JUnit
6 6 (15.00%) JIRA
7 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
8 4 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (10.00%) Checkstyle
8 4 (10.00%) QUnit
8 4 (10.00%) Selenium
9 3 (7.50%) Gradle
10 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
10 2 (5.00%) Flyway
10 2 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (2.50%) JProfiler
11 1 (2.50%) LabVIEW
11 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Aerospace
3 3 (7.50%) Military
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Avionics
4 2 (5.00%) Front Office
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Software Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) AWS DevOps
4 6 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Ruby Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) AWS Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) Web Services
2 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) JPA
2 5 (12.50%) REST
2 5 (12.50%) Spring
3 4 (10.00%) CSS
3 4 (10.00%) EJB
3 4 (10.00%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (10.00%) J2EE
3 4 (10.00%) Java EE
3 4 (10.00%) JBoss Seam
3 4 (10.00%) JMS
3 4 (10.00%) JSON
3 4 (10.00%) JSTL
3 4 (10.00%) Struts
3 4 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) Yocto
5 2 (5.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (5.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Device Driver
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Unix
3 6 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (7.50%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (5.00%) VxWorks
7 1 (2.50%) CentOS
7 1 (2.50%) CoreOS
7 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) DevOps
3 16 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
6 10 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 8 (20.00%) High Availability
8 7 (17.50%) Scrum
9 6 (15.00%) SOA
10 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (10.00%) Kanban
10 4 (10.00%) MVC
10 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (7.50%) B2B
11 3 (7.50%) B2C
11 3 (7.50%) ITIL
11 3 (7.50%) Open Source
11 3 (7.50%) SDLC
11 3 (7.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
3 7 (17.50%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) Python
5 4 (10.00%) AWK
5 4 (10.00%) C
5 4 (10.00%) Ruby
6 3 (7.50%) Assembly Language
6 3 (7.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) OCMJD
3 3 (7.50%) Sun Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.00%) MCSE
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.50%) HND
5 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) JTAG
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Docker
2 4 (10.00%) Firmware
3 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.50%) NFS
5 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (30.00%) Ansible
2 12 (30.00%) Puppet
3 4 (10.00%) Mesos
3 4 (10.00%) Salt
4 3 (7.50%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.50%) Consul
5 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.50%) Nagios
5 1 (2.50%) SCCM
5 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 8 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (12.50%) Endeca
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.50%) Sun
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) hybris
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
5 2 (5.00%) Talend
5 2 (5.00%) Wind River
5 2 (5.00%) WSO2
6 1 (2.50%) Freescale
6 1 (2.50%) Intel
6 1 (2.50%) Perforce