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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 54 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.92% 4.76% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.90% 16.33% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 0
Median daily rate £430 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.62% -
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 £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
123 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 27.15% 29.17% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 8
Median daily rate £344 £375 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +141.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £485 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +7 49 £430 +18.62% 10
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 83 (70.34%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (67.80%) Puppet
3 73 (61.86%) Java
4 60 (50.85%) MongoDB
4 60 (50.85%) Docker
5 59 (50.00%) Spring
6 55 (46.61%) Git (software)
7 44 (37.29%) SQL
8 43 (36.44%) Maven
8 43 (36.44%) RabbitMQ
8 43 (36.44%) Open Source
8 43 (36.44%) DevOps
9 42 (35.59%) Spring Boot
10 37 (31.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 35 (29.66%) ELK Stack
12 33 (27.97%) Microservices
13 31 (26.27%) Hystrix
14 30 (25.42%) JSON
14 30 (25.42%) Oracle
15 29 (24.58%) Unix
15 29 (24.58%) REST
15 29 (24.58%) Graphite
16 28 (23.73%) HTTP
17 26 (22.03%) SOAP
17 26 (22.03%) WireMock
18 25 (21.19%) J2EE
18 25 (21.19%) Software Architecture
19 24 (20.34%) Confluence
19 24 (20.34%) SoapUI
19 24 (20.34%) 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 24 (20.34%) Confluence
2 15 (12.71%) WebLogic
3 13 (11.02%) OpenStack
4 12 (10.17%) Apache
4 12 (10.17%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (6.78%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (5.08%) IIS
7 5 (4.24%) nginx
8 2 (1.69%) Documentum
9 1 (0.85%) JBoss
9 1 (0.85%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.10%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (10.17%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (9.32%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (9.32%) Google App Engine
4 11 (9.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (7.63%) IaaS
5 9 (7.63%) PaaS
6 2 (1.69%) GitHub
7 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (23.73%) HTTP
2 10 (8.47%) SSL
3 9 (7.63%) DNS
4 6 (5.08%) Firewall
5 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.69%) VPN
7 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.85%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.85%) LDAP
7 1 (0.85%) NAS
7 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (50.85%) MongoDB
2 14 (11.86%) Oracle OWB
3 13 (11.02%) NoSQL
4 11 (9.32%) MySQL
5 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.54%) Big Data
8 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.69%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.85%) Riak
Development Applications
1 55 (46.61%) Git (software)
2 43 (36.44%) Maven
3 37 (31.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 24 (20.34%) JIRA
4 24 (20.34%) SoapUI
5 21 (17.80%) Jenkins
6 14 (11.86%) ClearQuest
6 14 (11.86%) Selenium
7 6 (5.08%) Bitbucket
7 6 (5.08%) FishEye
7 6 (5.08%) GoCD
7 6 (5.08%) IntelliJ
7 6 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (4.24%) ClearCase
8 5 (4.24%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.39%) Vagrant
10 3 (2.54%) JUnit
10 3 (2.54%) Subversion
11 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.69%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (45.76%) Architect
2 31 (26.27%) Java Architect
3 28 (23.73%) Developer
3 28 (23.73%) Software Architect
4 23 (19.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (18.64%) Java Software Architect
6 21 (17.80%) Java Developer
7 16 (13.56%) Senior Architect
8 15 (12.71%) Scala Developer
9 14 (11.86%) Java Engineer
9 14 (11.86%) Software Engineer
10 13 (11.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 12 (10.17%) Java Scala Developer
11 12 (10.17%) Java Scala Software Engineer
11 12 (10.17%) Java Software Developer
11 12 (10.17%) Lead DevOps
11 12 (10.17%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 12 (10.17%) Lead Software Developer
11 12 (10.17%) Lead Software Engineer
11 12 (10.17%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (50.00%) Spring
2 43 (36.44%) RabbitMQ
3 42 (35.59%) Spring Boot
4 35 (29.66%) ELK Stack
5 31 (26.27%) Hystrix
6 30 (25.42%) JSON
7 29 (24.58%) REST
8 26 (22.03%) SOAP
8 26 (22.03%) WireMock
9 25 (21.19%) J2EE
10 21 (17.80%) Play Framework
11 20 (16.95%) Swagger
12 18 (15.25%) XML
13 13 (11.02%) J2SE
14 12 (10.17%) Hibernate
15 10 (8.47%) CSS
16 9 (7.63%) HTML
17 6 (5.08%) HTML5
17 6 (5.08%) Middleware
17 6 (5.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Private Cloud
2 4 (3.39%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.39%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.85%) HP Storage
4 1 (0.85%) HP Superdome
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.85%) Social Media
4 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.58%) Unix
2 17 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (14.41%) Windows
3 8 (6.78%) SUSE
4 7 (5.93%) AIX
5 6 (5.08%) Solaris
6 4 (3.39%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.54%) HPUX
8 2 (1.69%) Debian
8 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (70.34%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.44%) DevOps
2 43 (36.44%) Open Source
3 33 (27.97%) Microservices
4 25 (21.19%) Software Architecture
5 22 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 22 (18.64%) Software Engineering
6 19 (16.10%) Configuration Management
7 18 (15.25%) Waterfall
8 17 (14.41%) Scrum
9 15 (12.71%) RUP
10 14 (11.86%) Project Planning
10 14 (11.86%) TDD
11 12 (10.17%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.08%) ITIL
12 6 (5.08%) Load Balancing
12 6 (5.08%) Service Management
13 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (4.24%) TOGAF
14 4 (3.39%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (61.86%) Java
2 44 (37.29%) SQL
3 22 (18.64%) Scala
4 11 (9.32%) PL/SQL
5 10 (8.47%) Ruby
6 8 (6.78%) Python
7 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.24%) Perl
9 4 (3.39%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.54%) C#
11 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.69%) Groovy
11 2 (1.69%) Haskell
11 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.85%) Jython
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.69%) CCNA
4 2 (1.69%) CCSA
4 2 (1.69%) CEH
4 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.69%) Degree
4 2 (1.69%) GCFA
4 2 (1.69%) GCIH
4 2 (1.69%) MCP
5 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 60 (50.85%) Docker
2 13 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.85%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 80 (67.80%) Puppet
2 29 (24.58%) Graphite
3 19 (16.10%) Grafana
4 11 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (8.47%) Consul
6 7 (5.93%) Kibana
7 6 (5.08%) logstash
8 3 (2.54%) BladeLogic
8 3 (2.54%) Opsview
9 2 (1.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (1.69%) Packer
9 2 (1.69%) SCCM
9 2 (1.69%) Terraform
9 2 (1.69%) Uchiwa
9 2 (1.69%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.85%) Ansible
10 1 (0.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (0.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 30 (25.42%) Oracle
2 21 (17.80%) Red Hat
3 19 (16.10%) WSO2
4 16 (13.56%) Google
4 16 (13.56%) VMware
5 14 (11.86%) webMethods
6 10 (8.47%) Adobe
6 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.24%) Splunk
8 3 (2.54%) Cisco
8 3 (2.54%) HP
8 3 (2.54%) Pega
9 2 (1.69%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.69%) ForgeRock
9 2 (1.69%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.85%) BMC
10 1 (0.85%) Dell
10 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.85%) SaltStack
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