Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 7 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 68 54 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 14.38% 16.12% 8.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.92% 53.47% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 44 9
County Antrim median daily rate £445 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.00% +17.65% +34.92%
10th Percentile £400 £400 £294
90th Percentile £576 £588 £450
Northern Ireland median daily rate £445 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -11.00% +17.65% +34.92%
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 139 101 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 29.39% 30.15% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 69 25
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £420 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +19.83% +27.45%
10th Percentile £279 £141 £294
90th Percentile £554 £588 £450
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £416 £351
% change year-on-year -0.90% +18.76% +27.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 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 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018. 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 -8 68 £445 -11.00% 13
Linux
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 51 (75.00%) Unix
2 41 (60.29%) Java
3 39 (57.35%) Finance
4 32 (47.06%) Low Latency
5 30 (44.12%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (42.65%) Front Office
7 22 (32.35%) Equities
7 22 (32.35%) OO
8 21 (30.88%) SQL
8 21 (30.88%) Market Making
8 21 (30.88%) Mentoring
9 20 (29.41%) Relational Database
10 18 (26.47%) KDB
11 17 (25.00%) Multithreading
12 15 (22.06%) C++
12 15 (22.06%) Banking
13 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (20.59%) Electronic Trading
13 14 (20.59%) OOP
14 11 (16.18%) OOA/OOD
14 11 (16.18%) Spring
14 11 (16.18%) Virtual Team
15 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (13.24%) FIX Protocol
16 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
17 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
17 8 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
17 8 (11.76%) Degree
17 8 (11.76%) Investment Banking
18 7 (10.29%) 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 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) HTTP
1 4 (5.88%) SSL
1 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 18 (26.47%) KDB
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.88%) Apache Hive
4 4 (5.88%) Big Data
4 4 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) JHipster
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 39 (57.35%) Finance
2 29 (42.65%) Front Office
3 15 (22.06%) Banking
4 8 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (86.76%) Developer
2 25 (36.76%) Java Developer
3 17 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 16 (23.53%) KDB Developer
5 15 (22.06%) C++ Developer
6 9 (13.24%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Senior C++ Developer
8 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Server Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.47%) Angular Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Consultant
10 1 (1.47%) DevOps Consultant
10 1 (1.47%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.47%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) Spring
2 9 (13.24%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (8.82%) Spring Boot
3 6 (8.82%) Web Services
4 4 (5.88%) .NET
4 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.88%) HTML
4 4 (5.88%) HTML5
4 4 (5.88%) JSON
4 4 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (44.12%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (32.35%) Equities
3 11 (16.18%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 51 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (4.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Low Latency
2 22 (32.35%) OO
3 21 (30.88%) Market Making
3 21 (30.88%) Mentoring
4 17 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.59%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (20.59%) OOP
6 11 (16.18%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (10.29%) Information Security
9 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.88%) Functional Testing
10 4 (5.88%) Pattern Matching
10 4 (5.88%) SDLC
10 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.41%) DevOps
12 2 (2.94%) TDD
13 1 (1.47%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) Java
2 21 (30.88%) SQL
3 15 (22.06%) C++
4 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.82%) Python
6 5 (7.35%) C#
7 4 (5.88%) Perl
8 2 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.47%) Graylog
2 1 (1.47%) Nagios
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
2 1 (1.47%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) NetApp
2 2 (2.94%) VMware