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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 18 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Contract jobs citing Linux 26 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.91% 4.87% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.94% 27.42% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 4
Median daily rate £450 £404 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% +13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £298 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
62 62 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.49% 17.77% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 24 24
Median daily rate £338 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £472 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 5
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.20 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.13 £19.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 June 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 June 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 -1 15 £475 +16.70% 7
Corby -2 1 - - 3
Linux
East Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 20 (37.74%) DevOps
2 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
4 16 (30.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
5 14 (26.42%) Java
5 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (26.42%) Ansible
6 13 (24.53%) Puppet
6 13 (24.53%) Oracle
6 13 (24.53%) Windows
7 12 (22.64%) Unix
7 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
7 12 (22.64%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (22.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (20.75%) High Availability
8 11 (20.75%) Subversion
8 11 (20.75%) MySQL
9 10 (18.87%) Web Services
9 10 (18.87%) AIX
9 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
10 9 (16.98%) VMware
10 9 (16.98%) Banking
10 9 (16.98%) Docker
10 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
11 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
12 7 (13.21%) SQL
12 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
12 7 (13.21%) Ant

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 6 (11.32%) OpenStack
1 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.43%) Apache
3 4 (7.55%) JBoss
3 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.66%) Confluence
4 3 (5.66%) nginx
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.89%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.89%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (1.89%) Heroku
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
1 5 (9.43%) SAN
2 4 (7.55%) VLAN
3 3 (5.66%) Internet
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) DNS
4 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
4 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.89%) VoIP
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) DB2
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.89%) Impala
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
2 11 (20.75%) Subversion
3 7 (13.21%) Ant
3 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
3 7 (13.21%) GitLab
3 7 (13.21%) JUnit
3 7 (13.21%) Maven
4 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
5 4 (7.55%) Checkstyle
5 4 (7.55%) JIRA
5 4 (7.55%) QUnit
5 4 (7.55%) Selenium
6 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.66%) Gradle
7 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.77%) Flyway
7 2 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.89%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.89%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.89%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (16.98%) Banking
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Aerospace
3 5 (9.43%) Military
4 4 (7.55%) Avionics
5 3 (5.66%) Retail
6 1 (1.89%) Electronics
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Software Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (13.21%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Unix Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Unix Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Ruby Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior DevOps
8 3 (5.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Web Services
2 6 (11.32%) Middleware
3 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
3 5 (9.43%) HTML
3 5 (9.43%) JPA
3 5 (9.43%) Spring
4 4 (7.55%) CSS
4 4 (7.55%) EJB
4 4 (7.55%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (7.55%) J2EE
4 4 (7.55%) Java EE
4 4 (7.55%) JBoss Seam
4 4 (7.55%) JMS
4 4 (7.55%) JSTL
4 4 (7.55%) REST
4 4 (7.55%) Struts
4 4 (7.55%) XML
5 3 (5.66%) JSON
6 2 (3.77%) Apache CXF
6 2 (3.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Device Driver
2 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.55%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (24.53%) Windows
3 12 (22.64%) Unix
4 10 (18.87%) AIX
5 5 (9.43%) Solaris
6 4 (7.55%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.66%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.77%) CentOS
8 2 (3.77%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.89%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.89%) Fedora
9 1 (1.89%) SUSE
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) DevOps
2 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.42%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (22.64%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
5 11 (20.75%) High Availability
6 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
7 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
8 7 (13.21%) ITIL
9 6 (11.32%) Scrum
9 6 (11.32%) SOA
10 5 (9.43%) Open Source
10 5 (9.43%) Service Management
10 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.55%) Change Management
11 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
11 4 (7.55%) Migration
11 4 (7.55%) MVC
11 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
11 4 (7.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.21%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) Assembly Language
4 5 (9.43%) C
5 4 (7.55%) AWK
5 4 (7.55%) Bash Shell
6 3 (5.66%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) OCMJD
2 3 (5.66%) Sun Certification
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.77%) MCSE
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) HND
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) RHCE
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) Docker
2 6 (11.32%) Firmware
3 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.89%) NFS
5 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) Ansible
2 13 (24.53%) Puppet
3 12 (22.64%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (9.43%) Salt
4 5 (9.43%) Terraform
5 4 (7.55%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (7.55%) Foglight
5 4 (7.55%) Mesos
5 4 (7.55%) nmon
6 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.89%) Nagios
7 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.89%) SCCM
7 1 (1.89%) SCOM
7 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Red Hat
2 13 (24.53%) Oracle
3 9 (16.98%) VMware
4 7 (13.21%) Sun
5 5 (9.43%) EMC
5 5 (9.43%) Endeca
6 4 (7.55%) Citrix
6 4 (7.55%) F5
6 4 (7.55%) IBM
6 4 (7.55%) Intel
6 4 (7.55%) Wind River
7 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.77%) Cisco
8 2 (3.77%) Talend
8 2 (3.77%) WSO2
9 1 (1.89%) Brocade
9 1 (1.89%) HP
9 1 (1.89%) hybris
9 1 (1.89%) NetApp
9 1 (1.89%) Perforce