Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 24 11
Rank change year-on-year +19 -13 +17
Contract jobs citing Linux 183 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 33.46% 3.67% 15.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.21% 22.86% 39.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 6 17
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £359 £263 £163
90th Percentile £563 £475 £476
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +40.00% -14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 257 35 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 46.98% 16.06% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 15 39
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £300 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +41.18% -37.04%
10th Percentile £350 £103 £119
90th Percentile £563 £395 £466
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £300 £206
% change year-on-year +40.00% +45.45% -41.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.78 £13.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.18% +10.00% -26.47%
10th Percentile £12.28 £10.90 £12.25
90th Percentile £14.63 £18.35 £16.55
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.78 £14.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -5.00% +16.00% -10.71%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +20 177 £420 +40.00% 1
Linux
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 135 (73.77%) Finance
2 119 (65.03%) Unix
3 84 (45.90%) Java
4 79 (43.17%) Banking
5 77 (42.08%) SQL
6 65 (35.52%) Low Latency
7 64 (34.97%) Front Office
8 58 (31.69%) C++
9 53 (28.96%) OO
10 50 (27.32%) SQL Server
11 45 (24.59%) Oracle
12 44 (24.04%) FIX Protocol
13 43 (23.50%) Market Making
13 43 (23.50%) Continuous Integration
14 41 (22.40%) Multithreading
15 39 (21.31%) OOP
15 39 (21.31%) OOA/OOD
16 38 (20.77%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (18.58%) Jenkins
17 34 (18.58%) Electronic Trading
18 33 (18.03%) Node.js
18 33 (18.03%) JavaScript
19 32 (17.49%) TeamCity
19 32 (17.49%) Artifactory
20 31 (16.94%) Sonatype Nexus
21 30 (16.39%) Equities
22 27 (14.75%) Unit Testing
23 24 (13.11%) Windows
24 21 (11.48%) Active Directory
24 21 (11.48%) Virtual Team

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 4 (2.19%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.09%) JBoss
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.83%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.84%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.38%) LDAP
2 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (27.32%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 20 (10.93%) KDB
4 16 (8.74%) Big Data
5 13 (7.10%) MongoDB
5 13 (7.10%) NoSQL
6 11 (6.01%) Apache Hive
7 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.28%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.28%) Kdb+
8 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.09%) Sybase ASE
12 1 (0.55%) DB2
12 1 (0.55%) DB2 UDB
12 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (18.58%) Jenkins
2 32 (17.49%) Artifactory
2 32 (17.49%) TeamCity
3 31 (16.94%) Sonatype Nexus
4 14 (7.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 135 (73.77%) Finance
2 79 (43.17%) Banking
3 64 (34.97%) Front Office
4 9 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.19%) Billing
6 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 134 (73.22%) Developer
2 55 (30.05%) C++ Developer
3 45 (24.59%) Senior Developer
4 41 (22.40%) Java Developer
5 30 (16.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 20 (10.93%) KDB Developer
7 16 (8.74%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 16 (8.74%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 15 (8.20%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
9 14 (7.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (7.65%) Senior C++ Developer
10 13 (7.10%) JavaScript Engineer
11 11 (6.01%) Front Office Developer
12 10 (5.46%) Front Office C++ Developer
13 9 (4.92%) Sybase Developer
14 8 (4.37%) Support Engineer
15 7 (3.83%) Consultant
15 7 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
15 7 (3.83%) Senior SQL Developer
15 7 (3.83%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.04%) FIX Protocol
2 33 (18.03%) Node.js
3 12 (6.56%) .NET
4 8 (4.37%) XML
5 5 (2.73%) WPF
6 4 (2.19%) Middleware
7 3 (1.64%) Spring
8 2 (1.09%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.09%) J2EE
8 2 (1.09%) JSON
8 2 (1.09%) STL
9 1 (0.55%) Java EE
9 1 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (20.77%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (16.39%) Equities
3 21 (11.48%) Virtual Team
4 9 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.83%) Social Network
6 5 (2.73%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (2.73%) Replication
7 3 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.64%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.55%) Derivative
9 1 (0.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 119 (65.03%) Unix
2 24 (13.11%) Windows
3 7 (3.83%) Solaris
4 1 (0.55%) AIX
4 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (35.52%) Low Latency
2 53 (28.96%) OO
3 43 (23.50%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (23.50%) Market Making
4 41 (22.40%) Multithreading
5 39 (21.31%) OOA/OOD
5 39 (21.31%) OOP
6 34 (18.58%) Electronic Trading
7 27 (14.75%) Unit Testing
8 21 (11.48%) DevOps
9 18 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (8.74%) Integration Testing
10 16 (8.74%) Mentoring
11 15 (8.20%) SDLC
12 14 (7.65%) Information Security
12 14 (7.65%) UML
13 9 (4.92%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (3.28%) Migration
14 6 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (3.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 84 (45.90%) Java
2 77 (42.08%) SQL
3 58 (31.69%) C++
4 33 (18.03%) JavaScript
5 20 (10.93%) Perl
6 15 (8.20%) C#
7 9 (4.92%) Python
8 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.55%) Korn
8 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.55%) Ruby
8 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (10.93%) Degree
2 8 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 21 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.37%) Docker
3 5 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.19%) vSphere
5 2 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.09%) Ansible
2 2 (1.09%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 45 (24.59%) Oracle
2 9 (4.92%) Sybase
3 5 (2.73%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.73%) VMware
4 3 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.09%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.09%) Fidessa
5 2 (1.09%) HP
5 2 (1.09%) NetApp
5 2 (1.09%) Reuters
6 1 (0.55%) Ab Initio
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