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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 64 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.88% 5.38% 4.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 19.44% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 4
Median daily rate £440 £369 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.32% +28.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £301 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £352
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
112 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 31.28% 27.69% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 13 22
Median daily rate £450 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £150 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
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 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +6 51 £440 +30.37% 1
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 99 (75.00%) Puppet
2 78 (59.09%) Java
3 72 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (54.55%) MongoDB
4 68 (51.52%) Spring
5 66 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 65 (49.24%) SQL
7 56 (42.42%) RabbitMQ
7 56 (42.42%) Docker
8 51 (38.64%) ELK Stack
9 50 (37.88%) Maven
10 48 (36.36%) Spring Boot
11 47 (35.61%) Oracle
12 44 (33.33%) Software Engineering
12 44 (33.33%) Open Source
13 43 (32.58%) DevOps
14 38 (28.79%) J2EE
14 38 (28.79%) Graphite
15 37 (28.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 36 (27.27%) Microservices
17 35 (26.52%) Hystrix
17 35 (26.52%) Software Architecture
17 35 (26.52%) Unix
18 32 (24.24%) Google
18 32 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
19 31 (23.48%) Amazon AWS
19 31 (23.48%) WebLogic
20 30 (22.73%) SOAP
20 30 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
20 30 (22.73%) Consul

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 31 (23.48%) WebLogic
2 24 (18.18%) Confluence
3 22 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 13 (9.85%) Apache
4 13 (9.85%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 9 (6.82%) JBoss
7 8 (6.06%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.79%) nginx
9 4 (3.03%) Documentum
10 2 (1.52%) Captiva
10 2 (1.52%) IIS
11 1 (0.76%) PegaRULES
11 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (23.48%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (22.73%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (7.58%) Google App Engine
4 10 (7.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.76%) GitHub
5 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.67%) HTTP
2 12 (9.09%) SSL
3 11 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (54.55%) MongoDB
2 16 (12.12%) Oracle OWB
3 14 (10.61%) MariaDB
4 5 (3.79%) MySQL
5 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 66 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 50 (37.88%) Maven
3 37 (28.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (18.94%) JIRA
5 23 (17.42%) SoapUI
6 18 (13.64%) Selenium
7 16 (12.12%) ClearQuest
7 16 (12.12%) Jenkins
7 16 (12.12%) Vagrant
8 9 (6.82%) IntelliJ
9 8 (6.06%) Eclipse
10 7 (5.30%) JUnit
11 3 (2.27%) ClearCase
12 2 (1.52%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.52%) FishEye
12 2 (1.52%) GoCD
12 2 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (0.76%) Gatling
13 1 (0.76%) Grunt
13 1 (0.76%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 56 (42.42%) Architect
2 40 (30.30%) Developer
3 39 (29.55%) Software Architect
4 37 (28.03%) Java Architect
5 31 (23.48%) Java Software Architect
6 22 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 21 (15.91%) Senior Architect
8 20 (15.15%) Software Engineer
9 19 (14.39%) Senior Software Architect
10 18 (13.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 15 (11.36%) Senior Java Architect
12 14 (10.61%) Java Developer
13 13 (9.85%) Senior Developer
14 12 (9.09%) Java Engineer
14 12 (9.09%) Scala Developer
15 11 (8.33%) Java Scala Developer
15 11 (8.33%) Java Scala Software Engineer
15 11 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
15 11 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
15 11 (8.33%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (51.52%) Spring
2 56 (42.42%) RabbitMQ
3 51 (38.64%) ELK Stack
4 48 (36.36%) Spring Boot
5 38 (28.79%) J2EE
6 35 (26.52%) Hystrix
7 30 (22.73%) SOAP
7 30 (22.73%) WireMock
8 24 (18.18%) Swagger
9 22 (16.67%) REST
10 20 (15.15%) JSON
10 20 (15.15%) Play Framework
10 20 (15.15%) XML
11 18 (13.64%) J2SE
12 16 (12.12%) Hibernate
13 9 (6.82%) CSS
14 8 (6.06%) HTML
14 8 (6.06%) Sensu
15 7 (5.30%) EJB
15 7 (5.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.76%) Clustering
3 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.76%) HP Storage
3 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.52%) Unix
2 19 (14.39%) Windows
3 11 (8.33%) SUSE
4 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.03%) AIX
5 4 (3.03%) Solaris
6 2 (1.52%) HPUX
7 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.76%) VMS
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.33%) Open Source
2 44 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 43 (32.58%) DevOps
4 36 (27.27%) Microservices
5 35 (26.52%) Software Architecture
6 20 (15.15%) Service Management
7 19 (14.39%) Waterfall
8 17 (12.88%) Project Planning
9 15 (11.36%) RUP
10 13 (9.85%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (9.85%) Risk Management
11 12 (9.09%) Configuration Management
11 12 (9.09%) TDD
12 10 (7.58%) Test Strategy
13 9 (6.82%) Virtual Environments
14 7 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (5.30%) PRINCE2
14 7 (5.30%) Project Management
15 5 (3.79%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (59.09%) Java
2 65 (49.24%) SQL
3 25 (18.94%) Ruby
4 23 (17.42%) Shell Script
5 22 (16.67%) Scala
6 19 (14.39%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.06%) C#
7 8 (6.06%) Haskell
8 5 (3.79%) Perl
9 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.27%) Python
10 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.76%) Groovy
10 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 56 (42.42%) Docker
2 6 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.76%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 99 (75.00%) Puppet
2 38 (28.79%) Graphite
3 30 (22.73%) Consul
4 27 (20.45%) Grafana
5 22 (16.67%) Packer
5 22 (16.67%) Terraform
6 14 (10.61%) Kibana
7 13 (9.85%) logstash
8 9 (6.82%) BMC PATROL
8 9 (6.82%) OPNET
8 9 (6.82%) SCOM
9 8 (6.06%) Uchiwa
10 2 (1.52%) Opsview
10 2 (1.52%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.76%) Ansible
11 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 47 (35.61%) Oracle
2 32 (24.24%) Google
3 29 (21.97%) webMethods
4 24 (18.18%) WSO2
5 15 (11.36%) Adobe
6 14 (10.61%) Red Hat
7 9 (6.82%) BMC
8 8 (6.06%) Atlassian
8 8 (6.06%) Digital Fuel
8 8 (6.06%) MuleSoft
8 8 (6.06%) VMware
9 7 (5.30%) ForgeRock
10 5 (3.79%) Microsoft
10 5 (3.79%) Pega
11 4 (3.03%) Cisco
12 2 (1.52%) EMC
13 1 (0.76%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.76%) HP
13 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
13 1 (0.76%) SaltStack