The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 31 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.44% 0.98% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 5.56% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
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£463 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
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
75 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.29% 17.59% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 7
Average daily rate £275 £310 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 6
Average hourly rate £10.59 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 7 £575 +43.75% 5
Corby - - - -
Kettering - - - - 1
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 19 (57.58%) Windows
3 16 (48.48%) Open Source
4 15 (45.45%) hybris
4 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
4 15 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 11 (33.33%) MySQL
6 10 (30.30%) UNIX
6 10 (30.30%) WAN
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco
6 10 (30.30%) LAN
6 10 (30.30%) SAN
6 10 (30.30%) Apache
7 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 8 (24.24%) HTML
8 8 (24.24%) Oracle
8 8 (24.24%) CSS
8 8 (24.24%) jQuery
8 8 (24.24%) Google
8 8 (24.24%) HTML5
8 8 (24.24%) CSS3
8 8 (24.24%) RESTful
9 7 (21.21%) Spring
9 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
9 7 (21.21%) Google Apps
10 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
10 6 (18.18%) MVC
10 6 (18.18%) J2EE
10 6 (18.18%) JMS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 10 (30.30%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) Apache Solr
4 3 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 2 (6.06%) nginx
6 1 (3.03%) JBoss
6 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (30.30%) WAN
1 10 (30.30%) LAN
1 10 (30.30%) SAN
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) DHCP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (3.03%) MPLS
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 6 (18.18%) Selenium
1 6 (18.18%) Mockito
1 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 4 (12.12%) JUnit
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.06%) Subversion
4 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Hybris Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Designer
4 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Designer
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Service Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce Manager
5 4 (12.12%) Server Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
1 8 (24.24%) CSS
1 8 (24.24%) jQuery
1 8 (24.24%) HTML5
1 8 (24.24%) CSS3
1 8 (24.24%) RESTful
2 7 (21.21%) Spring
2 7 (21.21%) Hibernate
3 6 (18.18%) J2EE
3 6 (18.18%) JMS
3 6 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (12.12%) Web Services
4 4 (12.12%) Spring Integration
5 2 (6.06%) LAMP
5 2 (6.06%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (6.06%) iOS SDK
5 2 (6.06%) Laravel
5 2 (6.06%) Android SDK
6 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.03%) Statistics
2 1 (3.03%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) Android
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Phone
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (45.45%) E-Commerce
2 6 (18.18%) MVC
2 6 (18.18%) SOA
2 6 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (6.06%) Android Development
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Web Development
6 1 (3.03%) TDD
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
3 3 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCITP
2 1 (3.03%) CCNP
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) hybris
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle
3 8 (24.24%) Google
4 5 (15.15%) HP
4 5 (15.15%) VMware
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.06%) Zend
6 1 (3.03%) Aruba
6 1 (3.03%) Dell
6 1 (3.03%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
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