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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 22 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 31 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.79% 7.16% 6.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.63% 36.92% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 20
Median daily rate £350 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £362 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.73%
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
95 65 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.76% 19.40% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 42 49
Median daily rate £323 £371 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.05% +18.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £210 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £463 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 14
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.35 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -1.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -2 22 £325 -27.77% 5
Corby -1 1 £500 +21.21%
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) Oracle
2 18 (38.30%) Windows
3 17 (36.17%) Unix
4 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
5 14 (29.79%) Java
5 14 (29.79%) Degree
6 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
6 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
7 11 (23.40%) DevOps
8 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
8 10 (21.28%) Subversion
9 9 (19.15%) VMware
9 9 (19.15%) SQL
9 9 (19.15%) Endeca
9 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (17.02%) Ansible
10 8 (17.02%) Python
10 8 (17.02%) ITIL
10 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
11 7 (14.89%) JBoss
11 7 (14.89%) MCSE
11 7 (14.89%) MySQL
11 7 (14.89%) NetApp
11 7 (14.89%) Project Management
11 7 (14.89%) Cisco

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 (14.89%) JBoss
2 6 (12.77%) Apache
2 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.26%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.38%) IaaS
4 2 (4.26%) PaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.13%) AMQP
3 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.13%) LDAP
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) MySQL
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
2 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 10 (21.28%) Subversion
4 7 (14.89%) GitLab
5 5 (10.64%) JIRA
6 4 (8.51%) Maven
7 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
7 3 (6.38%) IntelliJ
7 3 (6.38%) JBehave
7 3 (6.38%) JUnit
7 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.13%) Ant
8 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.13%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (14.89%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 2 (4.26%) Front Office
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Technical Leader
4 5 (10.64%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (10.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Azure Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Environment Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) JSON
2 5 (10.64%) J2EE
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) HTML5
3 3 (6.38%) JAXB
3 3 (6.38%) REST
3 3 (6.38%) SAX
3 3 (6.38%) Spring
3 3 (6.38%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) XSLT
4 2 (4.26%) Django
4 2 (4.26%) Flask
4 2 (4.26%) Middleware
4 2 (4.26%) SQLAlchemy
4 2 (4.26%) Web Services
5 1 (2.13%) ELK Stack
5 1 (2.13%) Kafka
5 1 (2.13%) SAML
5 1 (2.13%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (14.89%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 17 (36.17%) Unix
3 9 (19.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.26%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (4.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.13%) AIX
7 1 (2.13%) Android
7 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.13%) VxWorks
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
3 11 (23.40%) DevOps
4 10 (21.28%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (17.02%) ITIL
6 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.89%) CAD
7 7 (14.89%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (14.89%) High Availability
7 7 (14.89%) ITIL V3
7 7 (14.89%) Project Management
7 7 (14.89%) SDLC
8 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
8 6 (12.77%) Open Source
9 4 (8.51%) Scrum
9 4 (8.51%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) Java
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 8 (17.02%) Python
4 4 (8.51%) AWK
4 4 (8.51%) C
4 4 (8.51%) C++
4 4 (8.51%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.26%) C#
7 1 (2.13%) Go
7 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Degree
2 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.89%) MCSE
2 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CISM
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) Squid
3 2 (4.26%) Docker
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.13%) Firmware
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Ansible
1 8 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (10.64%) Graphite
2 5 (10.64%) logstash
3 4 (8.51%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.38%) Puppet
4 3 (6.38%) Salt
4 3 (6.38%) Tivoli
4 3 (6.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (2.13%) Consul
5 1 (2.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Oracle
2 10 (21.28%) Red Hat
3 9 (19.15%) Endeca
3 9 (19.15%) VMware
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco
4 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.89%) NetApp
5 4 (8.51%) BMC
5 4 (8.51%) Intel Security
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 3 (6.38%) Perforce
7 2 (4.26%) hybris
7 2 (4.26%) Veritas
8 1 (2.13%) Freescale
8 1 (2.13%) Intel
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