Period
to 17 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 6 months to 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 96 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 17.98% 13.44% 14.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.80% 51.25% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 32 16
County Antrim median daily rate £445 £420 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.95% +34.40% -0.79%
10th Percentile £392 £308 £163
90th Percentile £574 £588 £444
Northern Ireland median daily rate £445 £420 £313
% change year-on-year +5.95% +34.40% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 - -

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 169 80 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 31.65% 26.23% 28.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 50 27
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £410 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +31.20% +13.64%
10th Percentile £300 £138 £163
90th Percentile £563 £565 £438
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £410 £313
% change year-on-year +0.61% +31.20% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% -21.31% -5.63%
10th Percentile £8.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £14.73 £13.50 £17.49
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -4.17% -21.31% -5.63%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in County Antrim

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in County Antrim

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in County Antrim over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in County Antrim

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in County Antrim

Linux
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -6 96 £445 +5.95% 1
Linux
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Linux.

1 68 (70.83%) Unix
2 62 (64.58%) Finance
3 52 (54.17%) Java
4 44 (45.83%) Low Latency
5 43 (44.79%) Front Office
6 37 (38.54%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (33.33%) Market Making
8 30 (31.25%) OO
9 27 (28.13%) C++
10 26 (27.08%) SQL
10 26 (27.08%) Banking
10 26 (27.08%) Multithreading
11 24 (25.00%) KDB
12 23 (23.96%) Equities
12 23 (23.96%) OOP
13 21 (21.88%) Electronic Trading
14 20 (20.83%) Relational Database
14 20 (20.83%) Mentoring
14 20 (20.83%) OOA/OOD
15 19 (19.79%) FIX Protocol
16 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (14.58%) Virtual Team
18 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
18 14 (14.58%) JavaScript
19 11 (11.46%) Spring
19 11 (11.46%) Requirements Analysis
20 10 (10.42%) Oracle
20 10 (10.42%) Degree
21 9 (9.38%) Integration Testing

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 5 (5.21%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (1.04%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (5.21%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) HTTP
1 4 (4.17%) SSL
1 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.13%) LDAP
3 1 (1.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.00%) KDB
2 20 (20.83%) Relational Database
3 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.38%) Big Data
5 7 (7.29%) Apache Hive
5 7 (7.29%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.25%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Artifactory
1 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.21%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (5.21%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.08%) JHipster
4 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.04%) JIRA
General
1 62 (64.58%) Finance
2 43 (44.79%) Front Office
3 26 (27.08%) Banking
4 8 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (83.33%) Developer
2 28 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 27 (28.13%) C++ Developer
4 23 (23.96%) Senior Developer
5 22 (22.92%) KDB Developer
6 13 (13.54%) Senior C++ Developer
7 9 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Front Office C++ Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Low Latency C++ Developer
12 4 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
12 4 (4.17%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 4 (4.17%) Linux Developer
13 3 (3.13%) .NET Developer
13 3 (3.13%) C# Developer
13 3 (3.13%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
13 3 (3.13%) Server Engineer
14 2 (2.08%) Java Hadoop Developer
14 2 (2.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.79%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (11.46%) Spring
3 7 (7.29%) XML
4 6 (6.25%) Spring Boot
4 6 (6.25%) Web Services
5 5 (5.21%) Node.js
6 4 (4.17%) .NET
6 4 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.17%) HTML
6 4 (4.17%) HTML5
6 4 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (38.54%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (23.96%) Equities
3 14 (14.58%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.13%) Social Network
5 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.04%) Derivative
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 68 (70.83%) Unix
2 9 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (45.83%) Low Latency
2 32 (33.33%) Market Making
3 30 (31.25%) OO
4 26 (27.08%) Multithreading
5 23 (23.96%) OOP
6 21 (21.88%) Electronic Trading
7 20 (20.83%) Mentoring
7 20 (20.83%) OOA/OOD
8 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (11.46%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (9.38%) Information Security
11 9 (9.38%) Integration Testing
12 8 (8.33%) DevOps
13 7 (7.29%) SDLC
13 7 (7.29%) Unit Testing
14 5 (5.21%) Functional Testing
14 5 (5.21%) Pattern Matching
15 4 (4.17%) Software Engineering
16 3 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 52 (54.17%) Java
2 27 (28.13%) C++
3 26 (27.08%) SQL
4 14 (14.58%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.33%) C#
5 8 (8.33%) Perl
6 6 (6.25%) Python
7 2 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) Degree
2 7 (7.29%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 9 (9.38%) Docker
2 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) Graylog
3 1 (1.04%) Nagios
3 1 (1.04%) Puppet
3 1 (1.04%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (10.42%) Oracle
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.13%) NetApp
2 3 (3.13%) VMware