The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 51 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 17.06% 4.71% 7.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.58% 16.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 1 4
Median daily rate £440 £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.37% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £338 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £338 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
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
Shropshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
97 24 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 32.44% 28.24% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 5 22
Median daily rate £450 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.18% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £338 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
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 Telford

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Telford

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Telford region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Telford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 83 (80.58%) Puppet
2 61 (59.22%) Java
3 58 (56.31%) MongoDB
4 57 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (53.40%) Spring
6 51 (49.51%) Git (software)
7 49 (47.57%) RabbitMQ
8 45 (43.69%) SQL
9 43 (41.75%) Maven
10 41 (39.81%) Docker
10 41 (39.81%) Spring Boot
11 38 (36.89%) ELK Stack
12 36 (34.95%) Open Source
13 35 (33.98%) Software Engineering
14 34 (33.01%) DevOps
15 32 (31.07%) Software Architecture
16 31 (30.10%) Oracle
16 31 (30.10%) Google
16 31 (30.10%) Microsoft Azure
16 31 (30.10%) Graphite
17 30 (29.13%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (28.16%) Microservices
18 29 (28.16%) Consul
18 29 (28.16%) Cloud Computing
19 28 (27.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 28 (27.18%) Hystrix
20 25 (24.27%) J2EE
21 24 (23.30%) Ruby
21 24 (23.30%) WSO2
22 23 (22.33%) WireMock

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Telford 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 21 (20.39%) OpenStack
2 19 (18.45%) Confluence
3 18 (17.48%) WebLogic
4 11 (10.68%) WebLogic Portal
5 8 (7.77%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.80%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (4.85%) nginx
8 4 (3.88%) Apache
8 4 (3.88%) Documentum
9 3 (2.91%) JBoss
10 2 (1.94%) Captiva
11 1 (0.97%) PegaRULES
11 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 31 (30.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (29.13%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (28.16%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (9.71%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (9.71%) Google App Engine
4 10 (9.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.97%) GitHub
5 1 (0.97%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.53%) HTTP
2 4 (3.88%) SSL
2 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.97%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (56.31%) MongoDB
2 16 (15.53%) Oracle OWB
3 13 (12.62%) MariaDB
4 3 (2.91%) MySQL
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (49.51%) Git (software)
2 43 (41.75%) Maven
3 28 (27.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 20 (19.42%) JIRA
5 16 (15.53%) ClearQuest
5 16 (15.53%) SoapUI
6 15 (14.56%) Vagrant
7 12 (11.65%) Selenium
8 7 (6.80%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.91%) ClearCase
10 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.94%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.97%) Ant
11 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.97%) Grunt
11 1 (0.97%) JUnit
11 1 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.97%) Sublime Text
11 1 (0.97%) Subversion
11 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 46 (44.66%) Architect
2 36 (34.95%) Java Architect
2 36 (34.95%) Software Architect
3 32 (31.07%) Developer
4 31 (30.10%) Java Software Architect
5 22 (21.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (15.53%) Senior Architect
6 16 (15.53%) Senior Software Architect
7 14 (13.59%) Senior Java Architect
7 14 (13.59%) Software Engineer
8 13 (12.62%) Java Developer
8 13 (12.62%) Senior Developer
9 12 (11.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 12 (11.65%) Scala Developer
10 11 (10.68%) Java Engineer
10 11 (10.68%) Java Scala Developer
10 11 (10.68%) Java Scala Software Engineer
10 11 (10.68%) Lead DevOps
10 11 (10.68%) Lead DevOps Engineer
10 11 (10.68%) Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (53.40%) Spring
2 49 (47.57%) RabbitMQ
3 41 (39.81%) Spring Boot
4 38 (36.89%) ELK Stack
5 28 (27.18%) Hystrix
6 25 (24.27%) J2EE
7 23 (22.33%) WireMock
8 17 (16.50%) SOAP
8 17 (16.50%) Swagger
9 16 (15.53%) REST
10 13 (12.62%) JSON
10 13 (12.62%) Play Framework
10 13 (12.62%) XML
11 12 (11.65%) J2SE
12 10 (9.71%) Hibernate
13 8 (7.77%) Sensu
14 6 (5.83%) Middleware
15 3 (2.91%) CSS
16 2 (1.94%) HTML
17 1 (0.97%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Performance Metrics
2 5 (4.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.97%) Clustering
3 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.39%) Unix
2 11 (10.68%) Windows
3 10 (9.71%) SUSE
4 3 (2.91%) AIX
4 3 (2.91%) Solaris
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.97%) VMS
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.95%) Open Source
3 35 (33.98%) Software Engineering
4 34 (33.01%) DevOps
5 32 (31.07%) Software Architecture
6 29 (28.16%) Microservices
7 17 (16.50%) Project Planning
7 17 (16.50%) Waterfall
8 15 (14.56%) RUP
9 13 (12.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (12.62%) Service Management
10 12 (11.65%) Risk Management
11 11 (10.68%) TDD
12 9 (8.74%) Virtual Environments
13 7 (6.80%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.80%) Project Management
14 6 (5.83%) Configuration Management
15 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 4 (3.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 61 (59.22%) Java
2 45 (43.69%) SQL
3 24 (23.30%) Ruby
4 22 (21.36%) Shell Script
5 15 (14.56%) Scala
6 12 (11.65%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.85%) Perl
8 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.91%) Python
9 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.97%) C#
9 1 (0.97%) Groovy
9 1 (0.97%) Haskell
9 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) SC Cleared
1 11 (10.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 41 (39.81%) Docker
2 6 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.97%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.97%) PowerHA
3 1 (0.97%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 83 (80.58%) Puppet
2 31 (30.10%) Graphite
3 29 (28.16%) Consul
4 21 (20.39%) Packer
4 21 (20.39%) Terraform
5 20 (19.42%) Grafana
6 8 (7.77%) Kibana
6 8 (7.77%) Uchiwa
7 7 (6.80%) logstash
8 3 (2.91%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (2.91%) OPNET
8 3 (2.91%) SCOM
9 2 (1.94%) Opsview
9 2 (1.94%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.97%) Ansible
10 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (30.10%) Google
1 31 (30.10%) Oracle
2 24 (23.30%) WSO2
3 16 (15.53%) webMethods
4 10 (9.71%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.74%) Adobe
6 8 (7.77%) Atlassian
6 8 (7.77%) MuleSoft
6 8 (7.77%) VMware
7 7 (6.80%) ForgeRock
8 4 (3.88%) Cisco
8 4 (3.88%) Pega
9 3 (2.91%) BMC
10 2 (1.94%) Digital Fuel
10 2 (1.94%) EMC
10 2 (1.94%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.97%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.97%) SaltStack