The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 60 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.18% 5.70% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.24% 23.08% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 2
Median daily rate £440 £263 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £245 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £281 £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £31.63
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +18.57%
Linux
West 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 Shropshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
127 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.02% 24.68% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 7 8
Median daily rate £443 £418 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% +51.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £240 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
Telford +10 49 £440 +83.33% 1
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 95 (76.00%) Puppet
2 80 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (63.20%) Java
4 70 (56.00%) MongoDB
5 68 (54.40%) Spring
6 64 (51.20%) Git (software)
7 63 (50.40%) Docker
8 56 (44.80%) SQL
9 54 (43.20%) RabbitMQ
10 53 (42.40%) Maven
11 52 (41.60%) Spring Boot
12 44 (35.20%) DevOps
13 43 (34.40%) Oracle
14 42 (33.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 40 (32.00%) ELK Stack
16 39 (31.20%) Open Source
17 37 (29.60%) Software Architecture
18 36 (28.80%) Hystrix
19 34 (27.20%) Graphite
20 33 (26.40%) Microservices
21 31 (24.80%) J2EE
21 31 (24.80%) JIRA
21 31 (24.80%) WireMock
22 30 (24.00%) Confluence
23 29 (23.20%) Unix
24 28 (22.40%) SOAP
25 26 (20.80%) Software Engineering
26 25 (20.00%) WSO2
26 25 (20.00%) Swagger
26 25 (20.00%) SoapUI

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 30 (24.00%) Confluence
2 19 (15.20%) WebLogic
3 16 (12.80%) OpenStack
4 12 (9.60%) Apache
4 12 (9.60%) WebLogic Portal
5 7 (5.60%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (4.80%) IIS
6 6 (4.80%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.00%) nginx
8 2 (1.60%) Documentum
8 2 (1.60%) JBoss
9 1 (0.80%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.60%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (15.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (13.60%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (8.80%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (8.80%) Google App Engine
4 11 (8.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (5.60%) IaaS
5 7 (5.60%) PaaS
6 2 (1.60%) GitHub
7 1 (0.80%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.40%) HTTP
2 11 (8.80%) SSL
3 7 (5.60%) DNS
4 6 (4.80%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.80%) Firewall
5 1 (0.80%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (56.00%) MongoDB
2 20 (16.00%) Oracle OWB
3 9 (7.20%) MySQL
4 8 (6.40%) MariaDB
4 8 (6.40%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 64 (51.20%) Git (software)
2 53 (42.40%) Maven
3 42 (33.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 31 (24.80%) JIRA
5 25 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 20 (16.00%) ClearQuest
7 16 (12.80%) Jenkins
8 14 (11.20%) Selenium
9 6 (4.80%) Bitbucket
9 6 (4.80%) FishEye
9 6 (4.80%) GoCD
9 6 (4.80%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (4.80%) Vagrant
10 5 (4.00%) ClearCase
10 5 (4.00%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.60%) JUnit
12 1 (0.80%) Gatling
12 1 (0.80%) Gradle
12 1 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (0.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 65 (52.00%) Architect
2 41 (32.80%) Java Architect
3 40 (32.00%) Software Architect
4 33 (26.40%) Java Software Architect
5 26 (20.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (20.00%) Developer
7 21 (16.80%) Senior Architect
8 16 (12.80%) Senior Software Architect
9 15 (12.00%) Java Developer
9 15 (12.00%) Scala Developer
9 15 (12.00%) Senior Java Architect
9 15 (12.00%) Software Engineer
10 14 (11.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 14 (11.20%) Java Engineer
11 12 (9.60%) Java Scala Developer
11 12 (9.60%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 12 (9.60%) Java Software Developer
11 12 (9.60%) Lead DevOps
11 12 (9.60%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 12 (9.60%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (54.40%) Spring
2 54 (43.20%) RabbitMQ
3 52 (41.60%) Spring Boot
4 40 (32.00%) ELK Stack
5 36 (28.80%) Hystrix
6 31 (24.80%) J2EE
6 31 (24.80%) WireMock
7 28 (22.40%) SOAP
8 25 (20.00%) REST
8 25 (20.00%) Swagger
9 24 (19.20%) JSON
10 18 (14.40%) Play Framework
11 17 (13.60%) XML
12 14 (11.20%) J2SE
13 13 (10.40%) Hibernate
14 6 (4.80%) Web Services
15 5 (4.00%) CSS
15 5 (4.00%) Middleware
16 3 (2.40%) HTML
16 3 (2.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.60%) Performance Metrics
1 7 (5.60%) Private Cloud
2 5 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.80%) HP Storage
3 1 (0.80%) HP Superdome
3 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.20%) Unix
2 15 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (11.20%) Windows
4 11 (8.80%) SUSE
5 7 (5.60%) AIX
6 6 (4.80%) Solaris
7 3 (2.40%) HPUX
8 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.80%) VMS
9 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.20%) DevOps
3 39 (31.20%) Open Source
4 37 (29.60%) Software Architecture
5 33 (26.40%) Microservices
6 26 (20.80%) Software Engineering
7 24 (19.20%) Waterfall
8 21 (16.80%) RUP
9 20 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (16.00%) Project Planning
10 15 (12.00%) Configuration Management
11 13 (10.40%) TDD
12 12 (9.60%) Risk Management
13 9 (7.20%) Service Management
14 8 (6.40%) Scrum
15 7 (5.60%) PRINCE2
15 7 (5.60%) Project Management
15 7 (5.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (4.80%) Load Balancing
16 6 (4.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 79 (63.20%) Java
2 56 (44.80%) SQL
3 18 (14.40%) Scala
4 16 (12.80%) PL/SQL
5 11 (8.80%) Ruby
6 10 (8.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.00%) Perl
8 3 (2.40%) C#
8 3 (2.40%) Haskell
8 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.40%) Python
9 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.80%) Groovy
10 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (10.40%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.60%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 63 (50.40%) Docker
2 12 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.80%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 95 (76.00%) Puppet
2 34 (27.20%) Graphite
3 23 (18.40%) Grafana
4 16 (12.80%) Consul
5 8 (6.40%) Kibana
5 8 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (6.40%) Packer
5 8 (6.40%) Terraform
6 7 (5.60%) logstash
7 3 (2.40%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.40%) OPNET
7 3 (2.40%) SCOM
8 2 (1.60%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.60%) SCCM
8 2 (1.60%) Uchiwa
8 2 (1.60%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.80%) Ansible
9 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 43 (34.40%) Oracle
2 25 (20.00%) WSO2
3 22 (17.60%) Red Hat
4 20 (16.00%) Google
5 18 (14.40%) webMethods
6 14 (11.20%) VMware
7 11 (8.80%) Adobe
8 9 (7.20%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.20%) Cisco
10 3 (2.40%) BMC
10 3 (2.40%) Pega
11 2 (1.60%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.60%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.60%) Digital Fuel
11 2 (1.60%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.60%) HP
11 2 (1.60%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.80%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.80%) SaltStack