The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 33 11 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.76% 15.94% 21.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 67.35% 50.00% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 14
Median daily rate £420 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £313 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £433 £474
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
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 22 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 29.34% 31.88% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 24
Median daily rate £400 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £308 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +38.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 5 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
County Antrim +2 32 £420 -1.17% 4
Linux
UK

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Linux.

1 20 (55.56%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) Finance
3 14 (38.89%) Solaris
4 13 (36.11%) Perl
4 13 (36.11%) KDB
5 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (30.56%) Unix
7 10 (27.78%) SQL
8 9 (25.00%) Python
8 9 (25.00%) Migration
9 8 (22.22%) Kdb+
9 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (19.44%) BDD
10 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
10 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
10 7 (19.44%) TDD
10 7 (19.44%) Banking
10 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
10 7 (19.44%) Degree
10 7 (19.44%) OOD
10 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
10 7 (19.44%) Windows
11 6 (16.67%) AIX
11 6 (16.67%) MS Project
11 6 (16.67%) C++
11 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
11 6 (16.67%) Apache
11 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (16.67%) Ansible

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (16.67%) MS Project
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
1 1 (2.78%) NAS
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) KDB
2 8 (22.22%) Kdb+
3 7 (19.44%) NoSQL
3 7 (19.44%) RDBMS
3 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) KDB Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) AWS Architect
6 2 (5.56%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Low Latency C++ Developer
6 2 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
1 5 (13.89%) Middleware
2 4 (11.11%) jQuery
2 4 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (2.78%) Ajax
3 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) HTML5
3 1 (2.78%) JSON
3 1 (2.78%) RESTful
3 1 (2.78%) Sass
3 1 (2.78%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) XHTML
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.56%) Derivative
2 2 (5.56%) Equities
2 2 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Solaris
2 11 (30.56%) Unix
3 7 (19.44%) Windows
4 6 (16.67%) AIX
4 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Migration
3 7 (19.44%) BDD
3 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
3 7 (19.44%) OOD
3 7 (19.44%) TDD
4 5 (13.89%) Analytics
4 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (13.89%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (13.89%) Project Management
4 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
5 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analytics
6 2 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (5.56%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.78%) Graceful Degradation
7 1 (2.78%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Web Design
7 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Java
2 13 (36.11%) Perl
3 10 (27.78%) SQL
4 9 (25.00%) Python
5 6 (16.67%) C++
6 4 (11.11%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.78%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle
1 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
1 1 (2.78%) VMware
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