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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 7 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 70 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 18.72% 13.86% 4.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 44.23% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 3
Median daily rate £475 £400 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £340 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £520 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
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
140 52 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 37.43% 31.33% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 30 22
Median daily rate £460 £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +20.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £540 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 59 £475 +18.75% 3
Linux
West Midlands

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 80 (68.97%) Puppet
2 60 (51.72%) Java
3 57 (49.14%) SQL
3 57 (49.14%) MongoDB
4 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (45.69%) Spring
5 53 (45.69%) Git (software)
6 46 (39.66%) ELK Stack
7 45 (38.79%) RabbitMQ
8 44 (37.93%) Oracle
9 42 (36.21%) Docker
10 39 (33.62%) Maven
10 39 (33.62%) Software Engineering
11 37 (31.90%) Spring Boot
12 35 (30.17%) DevOps
12 35 (30.17%) Open Source
13 33 (28.45%) Unix
13 33 (28.45%) Software Architecture
14 32 (27.59%) Graphite
14 32 (27.59%) J2EE
15 31 (26.72%) WebLogic
16 30 (25.86%) Microservices
17 29 (25.00%) webMethods
18 27 (23.28%) Microsoft Azure
18 27 (23.28%) Google
19 26 (22.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 26 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
19 26 (22.41%) Cloud Computing
19 26 (22.41%) Hystrix
20 24 (20.69%) Ruby

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 (26.72%) WebLogic
2 22 (18.97%) OpenStack
3 20 (17.24%) Confluence
4 14 (12.07%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (10.34%) Apache
6 9 (7.76%) JBoss
7 7 (6.03%) WebLogic Portal
8 6 (5.17%) Tomcat
9 4 (3.45%) Documentum
10 3 (2.59%) nginx
11 2 (1.72%) Captiva
12 1 (0.86%) Node.js
12 1 (0.86%) PegaRULES
12 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 27 (23.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (22.41%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.31%) Google App Engine
3 5 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.86%) GitHub
4 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.24%) HTTP
2 11 (9.48%) TCP/IP
3 10 (8.62%) SSL
4 1 (0.86%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.86%) Firewall
4 1 (0.86%) Internet
4 1 (0.86%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.86%) LDAP
4 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (49.14%) MongoDB
2 14 (12.07%) MariaDB
2 14 (12.07%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (1.72%) MySQL
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (45.69%) Git (software)
2 39 (33.62%) Maven
3 26 (22.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 21 (18.10%) JIRA
5 17 (14.66%) SoapUI
6 15 (12.93%) Vagrant
7 14 (12.07%) ClearQuest
7 14 (12.07%) Selenium
8 11 (9.48%) Jenkins
9 9 (7.76%) Eclipse
9 9 (7.76%) IntelliJ
10 7 (6.03%) JUnit
11 3 (2.59%) ClearCase
12 1 (0.86%) Ant
12 1 (0.86%) Gatling
12 1 (0.86%) Grunt
12 1 (0.86%) gulp
12 1 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.86%) Sublime Text
12 1 (0.86%) Subversion
General
1 1 (0.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (38.79%) Architect
2 36 (31.03%) Software Architect
3 34 (29.31%) Developer
4 30 (25.86%) Java Architect
5 28 (24.14%) Java Software Architect
6 19 (16.38%) Senior Architect
6 19 (16.38%) Senior Software Architect
7 16 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (13.79%) Software Engineer
8 14 (12.07%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 14 (12.07%) Monitoring Engineer
8 14 (12.07%) Senior Java Architect
9 13 (11.21%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.90%) Applications Developer
10 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (6.90%) Project Manager
10 8 (6.90%) Scala Developer
10 8 (6.90%) Senior Applications Developer
11 7 (6.03%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (45.69%) Spring
2 46 (39.66%) ELK Stack
3 45 (38.79%) RabbitMQ
4 37 (31.90%) Spring Boot
5 32 (27.59%) J2EE
6 26 (22.41%) Hystrix
7 22 (18.97%) SOAP
8 17 (14.66%) Swagger
9 16 (13.79%) JSON
9 16 (13.79%) Play Framework
9 16 (13.79%) REST
9 16 (13.79%) XML
10 14 (12.07%) J2SE
11 12 (10.34%) Hibernate
12 9 (7.76%) CSS
13 8 (6.90%) HTML
13 8 (6.90%) Sensu
14 7 (6.03%) EJB
14 7 (6.03%) HTML5
15 3 (2.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
2 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.72%) Clustering
3 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.86%) HP Storage
4 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.45%) Unix
2 20 (17.24%) Windows
3 11 (9.48%) SUSE
4 4 (3.45%) AIX
4 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.45%) Solaris
5 1 (0.86%) HPUX
5 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.86%) VMS
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.62%) Software Engineering
3 35 (30.17%) DevOps
3 35 (30.17%) Open Source
4 33 (28.45%) Software Architecture
5 30 (25.86%) Microservices
6 23 (19.83%) Service Management
7 15 (12.93%) Project Planning
7 15 (12.93%) Waterfall
8 13 (11.21%) Risk Management
8 13 (11.21%) RUP
9 12 (10.34%) Test Strategy
10 11 (9.48%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (7.76%) Configuration Management
11 9 (7.76%) TDD
12 8 (6.90%) Project Management
13 7 (6.03%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (6.03%) PRINCE2
14 5 (4.31%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 4 (3.45%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 60 (51.72%) Java
2 57 (49.14%) SQL
3 24 (20.69%) Ruby
4 23 (19.83%) Shell Script
5 18 (15.52%) Scala
6 16 (13.79%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.90%) C#
7 8 (6.90%) Haskell
8 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.72%) Perl
8 2 (1.72%) Python
9 1 (0.86%) Groovy
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
9 1 (0.86%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
1 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 42 (36.21%) Docker
2 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) Firmware
3 1 (0.86%) Kamailio
3 1 (0.86%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 80 (68.97%) Puppet
2 32 (27.59%) Graphite
3 23 (19.83%) Grafana
4 22 (18.97%) Packer
4 22 (18.97%) Terraform
5 15 (12.93%) Kibana
6 14 (12.07%) BMC PATROL
6 14 (12.07%) logstash
7 13 (11.21%) OPNET
7 13 (11.21%) SCOM
8 8 (6.90%) Uchiwa
9 4 (3.45%) Opsview
Vendors
1 44 (37.93%) Oracle
2 29 (25.00%) webMethods
3 27 (23.28%) Google
4 20 (17.24%) WSO2
5 14 (12.07%) BMC
6 12 (10.34%) Digital Fuel
6 12 (10.34%) Red Hat
7 11 (9.48%) Adobe
8 8 (6.90%) Atlassian
8 8 (6.90%) MuleSoft
9 7 (6.03%) ForgeRock
9 7 (6.03%) VMware
10 5 (4.31%) Cisco
10 5 (4.31%) Pega
11 3 (2.59%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.72%) EMC
13 1 (0.86%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.86%) HP
Shropshire
Lucid Support Services Ltd
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