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 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Linux 59 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 18.15% 15.65% 6.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.83% 47.37% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 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 £358 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £530 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
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
126 38 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 38.77% 33.04% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 19 22
Median daily rate £461 £475 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +43.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £339 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £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 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 May 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 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 Telford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 68 (73.12%) Puppet
2 49 (52.69%) Java
3 46 (49.46%) MongoDB
4 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (46.24%) Spring
4 43 (46.24%) Git (software)
5 41 (44.09%) RabbitMQ
6 40 (43.01%) SQL
7 35 (37.63%) Maven
7 35 (37.63%) ELK Stack
8 33 (35.48%) Spring Boot
9 32 (34.41%) Oracle
9 32 (34.41%) Software Engineering
10 31 (33.33%) Docker
11 30 (32.26%) Software Architecture
12 28 (30.11%) Graphite
13 27 (29.03%) DevOps
14 26 (27.96%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (27.96%) Google
14 26 (27.96%) Open Source
15 25 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (26.88%) Cloud Computing
16 23 (24.73%) Ruby
16 23 (24.73%) Microservices
17 22 (23.66%) Hystrix
17 22 (23.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 22 (23.66%) Shell Script
17 22 (23.66%) J2EE
18 21 (22.58%) Terraform
18 21 (22.58%) Packer

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 (22.58%) OpenStack
2 17 (18.28%) Confluence
2 17 (18.28%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.53%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (7.53%) WebLogic Portal
4 6 (6.45%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.38%) Apache
6 4 (4.30%) Documentum
7 3 (3.23%) JBoss
7 3 (3.23%) nginx
8 2 (2.15%) Captiva
9 1 (1.08%) Node.js
9 1 (1.08%) PegaRULES
9 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 26 (27.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (26.88%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (26.88%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (5.38%) Google App Engine
3 5 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.05%) HTTP
2 4 (4.30%) SSL
2 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (49.46%) MongoDB
2 14 (15.05%) Oracle OWB
3 13 (13.98%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (46.24%) Git (software)
2 35 (37.63%) Maven
3 22 (23.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (19.35%) JIRA
5 14 (15.05%) ClearQuest
5 14 (15.05%) Vagrant
6 13 (13.98%) SoapUI
7 8 (8.60%) Selenium
8 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.23%) ClearCase
9 3 (3.23%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.15%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.08%) Ant
11 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.08%) Grunt
11 1 (1.08%) gulp
11 1 (1.08%) JUnit
11 1 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.08%) Sublime Text
11 1 (1.08%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 40 (43.01%) Architect
2 33 (35.48%) Software Architect
3 30 (32.26%) Java Architect
4 28 (30.11%) Java Software Architect
5 27 (29.03%) Developer
6 16 (17.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (17.20%) Senior Architect
6 16 (17.20%) Senior Software Architect
7 14 (15.05%) Senior Java Architect
8 13 (13.98%) Senior Developer
9 10 (10.75%) Software Engineer
10 8 (8.60%) Applications Developer
10 8 (8.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (8.60%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 8 (8.60%) Project Manager
10 8 (8.60%) Scala Developer
10 8 (8.60%) Senior Applications Developer
11 7 (7.53%) Java Scala Developer
11 7 (7.53%) Java Scala Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (46.24%) Spring
2 41 (44.09%) RabbitMQ
3 35 (37.63%) ELK Stack
4 33 (35.48%) Spring Boot
5 22 (23.66%) Hystrix
5 22 (23.66%) J2EE
6 13 (13.98%) Swagger
7 12 (12.90%) SOAP
8 10 (10.75%) REST
9 9 (9.68%) JSON
9 9 (9.68%) Play Framework
9 9 (9.68%) XML
10 8 (8.60%) J2SE
10 8 (8.60%) Sensu
11 6 (6.45%) Hibernate
12 3 (3.23%) CSS
12 3 (3.23%) Middleware
13 2 (2.15%) HTML
13 2 (2.15%) OSGi
13 2 (2.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Performance Metrics
2 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.15%) Clustering
3 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.43%) Unix
2 13 (13.98%) Windows
3 10 (10.75%) SUSE
4 3 (3.23%) AIX
4 3 (3.23%) Solaris
5 2 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.08%) VMS
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (46.24%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.41%) Software Engineering
3 30 (32.26%) Software Architecture
4 27 (29.03%) DevOps
5 26 (27.96%) Open Source
6 23 (24.73%) Microservices
7 15 (16.13%) Project Planning
7 15 (16.13%) Service Management
7 15 (16.13%) Waterfall
8 13 (13.98%) RUP
9 12 (12.90%) Risk Management
10 11 (11.83%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (9.68%) TDD
12 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.53%) Project Management
13 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (5.38%) Test Strategy
14 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management
14 3 (3.23%) Migration
14 3 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 49 (52.69%) Java
2 40 (43.01%) SQL
3 23 (24.73%) Ruby
4 22 (23.66%) Shell Script
5 12 (12.90%) PL/SQL
6 11 (11.83%) Scala
7 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.15%) Perl
7 2 (2.15%) Python
8 1 (1.08%) C#
8 1 (1.08%) Groovy
8 1 (1.08%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 31 (33.33%) Docker
2 5 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 68 (73.12%) Puppet
2 28 (30.11%) Graphite
3 21 (22.58%) Packer
3 21 (22.58%) Terraform
4 19 (20.43%) Grafana
5 8 (8.60%) Kibana
5 8 (8.60%) Uchiwa
6 7 (7.53%) BMC PATROL
6 7 (7.53%) logstash
7 6 (6.45%) OPNET
7 6 (6.45%) SCOM
8 4 (4.30%) Opsview
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Oracle
2 26 (27.96%) Google
3 20 (21.51%) WSO2
4 15 (16.13%) webMethods
5 10 (10.75%) Red Hat
6 8 (8.60%) Atlassian
6 8 (8.60%) MuleSoft
7 7 (7.53%) BMC
7 7 (7.53%) ForgeRock
7 7 (7.53%) VMware
8 5 (5.38%) Adobe
8 5 (5.38%) Digital Fuel
9 4 (4.30%) Cisco
9 4 (4.30%) Pega
10 2 (2.15%) EMC
10 2 (2.15%) Microsoft