Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 5 24
Rank change year-on-year -30 +19 -13
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 183 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 4.80% 33.52% 3.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.20% 71.21% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 173 6
County Antrim median daily rate £442 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% +40.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £294 £359 £263
90th Percentile £588 £563 £475
Northern Ireland median daily rate £442 £420 £300
% change year-on-year +5.18% +40.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

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 59 257 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 14.90% 47.07% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 220 15
County Antrim median daily rate £380 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.44% +40.00% +41.18%
10th Percentile £175 £350 £103
90th Percentile £533 £563 £395
Northern Ireland median daily rate £365 £420 £300
% change year-on-year -13.05% +40.00% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £13.78 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +0.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.28 £10.90
90th Percentile £13.75 £14.63 £18.35
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.25 £13.78 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.81% -5.00% +16.00%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -30 19 £442 +5.18% 27
Linux
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Linux.

1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Unix
4 8 (42.11%) Banking
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) Spring
6 6 (31.58%) Equities
6 6 (31.58%) Front Office
6 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
7 5 (26.32%) Low Latency
7 5 (26.32%) Kafka
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
7 5 (26.32%) Docker
7 5 (26.32%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (26.32%) Java 8
8 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (21.05%) JSON
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) Solaris
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) Perl
8 4 (21.05%) Tomcat
8 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
8 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (21.05%) Scala
8 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (21.05%) Bitbucket

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 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 3 (15.79%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.79%) Confluence
2 3 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) npm
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Spark SQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 4 (21.05%) Bitbucket
3 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
4 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 2 (10.53%) JUnit
5 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.26%) GoCD
6 1 (5.26%) Maven
6 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) Front Office
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Support
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Support
5 2 (10.53%) Unix Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Applications Support
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Spring
2 5 (26.32%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (26.32%) Kafka
3 4 (21.05%) JSON
3 4 (21.05%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) Akka
4 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.53%) Spring Boot
4 2 (10.53%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (10.53%) Zuul
5 1 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (5.26%) React
5 1 (5.26%) Redux
5 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Equities
2 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
4 2 (10.53%) Derivative
5 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
5 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (26.32%) Low Latency
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
2 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) OOP
4 2 (10.53%) SOLID
4 2 (10.53%) Straight-Through Processing
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Index Arbitrage
5 1 (5.26%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Java 8
4 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 4 (21.05%) Scala
5 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) ES6
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CCNP
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Splunk
3 3 (15.79%) Ab Initio
3 3 (15.79%) Talend
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 2 (10.53%) TIBCO
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper