The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 4 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Linux 20 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 23.53% 7.89% 22.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 76.92% 30.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Median daily rate £406 £335 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.26% +17.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £319 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £351 £289
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.74%
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
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Operating Systems Category
Stockport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stockport 30.59% 26.32% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 2
Median daily rate £500 £245 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.08% -14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £175 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £343 £289
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £11.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Stockport

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Linux.

1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) JBoss
2 13 (56.52%) Tomcat
3 11 (47.83%) Open Source
4 10 (43.48%) REST
4 10 (43.48%) Apache
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) Middleware
5 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (39.13%) Spring
5 9 (39.13%) ActiveMQ
5 9 (39.13%) JDBC
5 9 (39.13%) HTTP
5 9 (39.13%) IBM
5 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (39.13%) MySQL
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle
5 9 (39.13%) XML
5 9 (39.13%) High Availability
5 9 (39.13%) Apache Camel
5 9 (39.13%) JSON
6 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
6 8 (34.78%) Hadoop
6 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
6 8 (34.78%) Microservices
6 8 (34.78%) SOA
6 8 (34.78%) SOAP
7 7 (30.43%) Front End Development
8 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
8 6 (26.09%) CSS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport 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 13 (56.52%) JBoss
1 13 (56.52%) Tomcat
2 10 (43.48%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) MySQL
1 9 (39.13%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (34.78%) Hadoop
3 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) Maven
3 4 (17.39%) Eclipse
3 4 (17.39%) JUnit
3 4 (17.39%) Selenium
3 4 (17.39%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Java Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
5 3 (13.04%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Angular Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Storage Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Middleware
1 10 (43.48%) REST
2 9 (39.13%) ActiveMQ
2 9 (39.13%) Apache Camel
2 9 (39.13%) JDBC
2 9 (39.13%) JSON
2 9 (39.13%) Spring
2 9 (39.13%) XML
3 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
3 8 (34.78%) SOAP
4 6 (26.09%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) GWT
6 2 (8.70%) HTML
7 1 (4.35%) .NET
7 1 (4.35%) J2EE
7 1 (4.35%) JMS
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) LAMP
7 1 (4.35%) RESTful
7 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) SCADA
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (17.39%) CentOS
2 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
3 3 (13.04%) Fedora
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
5 1 (4.35%) HPUX
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Open Source
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) High Availability
4 8 (34.78%) Microservices
4 8 (34.78%) SOA
5 7 (30.43%) Front End Development
6 5 (21.74%) MVC
7 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
7 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.70%) Migration
10 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (4.35%) E-business
10 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.35%) OOD
10 1 (4.35%) OOP
10 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
10 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) C
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PHP 5
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Puppet
2 3 (13.04%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.04%) Salt
3 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) IBM
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) SAP