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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 7 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 60 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.62% 5.93% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 57.14% 21.05% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 3 2
Median daily rate £440 £285 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.38% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £249 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £417 £273
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
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
105 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.09% 28.15% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 11 10
Median daily rate £440 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 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 30 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 +9 49 £440 +83.33% 5
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 108 (79.41%) Puppet
2 86 (63.24%) Java
3 80 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (56.62%) MongoDB
5 74 (54.41%) Spring
5 74 (54.41%) Git (software)
6 65 (47.79%) SQL
7 62 (45.59%) RabbitMQ
7 62 (45.59%) Docker
8 56 (41.18%) Maven
9 54 (39.71%) Spring Boot
10 51 (37.50%) ELK Stack
11 49 (36.03%) Oracle
12 45 (33.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 45 (33.09%) DevOps
12 45 (33.09%) Open Source
13 44 (32.35%) Software Engineering
14 42 (30.88%) Graphite
15 40 (29.41%) Software Architecture
16 39 (28.68%) Hystrix
17 38 (27.94%) J2EE
18 37 (27.21%) Microservices
19 34 (25.00%) WireMock
19 34 (25.00%) SOAP
19 34 (25.00%) Unix
20 33 (24.26%) Google
20 33 (24.26%) Microsoft Azure
21 32 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
22 31 (22.79%) Grafana
22 31 (22.79%) JIRA

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 (22.06%) Confluence
2 26 (19.12%) WebLogic
3 23 (16.91%) OpenStack
4 16 (11.76%) Apache
5 12 (8.82%) WebLogic Portal
6 9 (6.62%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (5.15%) JBoss
7 7 (5.15%) Tomcat
8 6 (4.41%) IIS
9 5 (3.68%) nginx
10 3 (2.21%) Documentum
11 1 (0.74%) Captiva
11 1 (0.74%) PegaRULES
11 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (24.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (22.79%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (8.09%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (8.09%) Google App Engine
4 11 (8.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.44%) HTTP
2 15 (11.03%) SSL
3 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.74%) DNS
4 1 (0.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.74%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (56.62%) MongoDB
2 21 (15.44%) Oracle OWB
3 14 (10.29%) MariaDB
4 9 (6.62%) MySQL
5 7 (5.15%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 74 (54.41%) Git (software)
2 56 (41.18%) Maven
3 45 (33.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 31 (22.79%) JIRA
5 27 (19.85%) SoapUI
6 21 (15.44%) ClearQuest
7 19 (13.97%) Jenkins
8 18 (13.24%) Selenium
9 16 (11.76%) Vagrant
10 9 (6.62%) IntelliJ
11 6 (4.41%) Bitbucket
11 6 (4.41%) ClearCase
11 6 (4.41%) Eclipse
11 6 (4.41%) FishEye
11 6 (4.41%) GoCD
11 6 (4.41%) JUnit
11 6 (4.41%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.74%) Gatling
12 1 (0.74%) gulp
12 1 (0.74%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (0.74%) Finance
Job Titles
1 66 (48.53%) Architect
2 43 (31.62%) Software Architect
3 41 (30.15%) Java Architect
4 39 (28.68%) Developer
5 33 (24.26%) Java Software Architect
6 24 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (17.65%) Senior Architect
7 19 (13.97%) Senior Software Architect
7 19 (13.97%) Software Engineer
8 18 (13.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 16 (11.76%) Senior Java Architect
10 15 (11.03%) Java Developer
11 14 (10.29%) Java Engineer
11 14 (10.29%) Scala Developer
12 13 (9.56%) Senior Developer
13 12 (8.82%) Java Software Developer
13 12 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
13 12 (8.82%) Lead Developer
13 12 (8.82%) Lead Software Developer
13 12 (8.82%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (54.41%) Spring
2 62 (45.59%) RabbitMQ
3 54 (39.71%) Spring Boot
4 51 (37.50%) ELK Stack
5 39 (28.68%) Hystrix
6 38 (27.94%) J2EE
7 34 (25.00%) SOAP
7 34 (25.00%) WireMock
8 28 (20.59%) Swagger
9 23 (16.91%) REST
10 22 (16.18%) JSON
11 21 (15.44%) Play Framework
11 21 (15.44%) XML
12 18 (13.24%) J2SE
13 16 (11.76%) Hibernate
14 8 (5.88%) CSS
14 8 (5.88%) Sensu
15 6 (4.41%) EJB
15 6 (4.41%) HTML
15 6 (4.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.15%) Performance Metrics
2 5 (3.68%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.74%) HP Storage
3 1 (0.74%) HP Superdome
3 1 (0.74%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.00%) Unix
2 17 (12.50%) Windows
3 10 (7.35%) SUSE
4 8 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.68%) AIX
5 5 (3.68%) Solaris
6 3 (2.21%) HPUX
7 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.74%) VMS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.09%) DevOps
2 45 (33.09%) Open Source
3 44 (32.35%) Software Engineering
4 40 (29.41%) Software Architecture
5 37 (27.21%) Microservices
6 25 (18.38%) Waterfall
7 22 (16.18%) Project Planning
8 20 (14.71%) RUP
9 16 (11.76%) Service Management
10 14 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (8.82%) Configuration Management
11 12 (8.82%) Risk Management
11 12 (8.82%) TDD
12 9 (6.62%) Virtual Environments
13 7 (5.15%) PRINCE2
13 7 (5.15%) Project Management
14 6 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (4.41%) Load Balancing
14 6 (4.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 86 (63.24%) Java
2 65 (47.79%) SQL
3 24 (17.65%) Ruby
4 23 (16.91%) Shell Script
5 21 (15.44%) Scala
6 19 (13.97%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.15%) C#
7 7 (5.15%) Haskell
8 5 (3.68%) Perl
9 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.47%) Python
10 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.74%) Groovy
10 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 62 (45.59%) Docker
2 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.74%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 108 (79.41%) Puppet
2 42 (30.88%) Graphite
3 31 (22.79%) Grafana
4 30 (22.06%) Consul
5 22 (16.18%) Packer
5 22 (16.18%) Terraform
6 10 (7.35%) Kibana
7 9 (6.62%) logstash
8 8 (5.88%) Uchiwa
9 5 (3.68%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (3.68%) OPNET
9 5 (3.68%) SCOM
10 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.47%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.74%) Ansible
11 1 (0.74%) Opsview
11 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 49 (36.03%) Oracle
2 33 (24.26%) Google
3 29 (21.32%) WSO2
4 24 (17.65%) webMethods
5 15 (11.03%) Adobe
5 15 (11.03%) Red Hat
6 8 (5.88%) Atlassian
6 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.88%) MuleSoft
7 7 (5.15%) ForgeRock
7 7 (5.15%) VMware
8 5 (3.68%) BMC
9 4 (2.94%) Cisco
9 4 (2.94%) Digital Fuel
9 4 (2.94%) Pega
10 2 (1.47%) 3PAR
10 2 (1.47%) HP
11 1 (0.74%) EMC
11 1 (0.74%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.74%) SaltStack