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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 15 8
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7  
Contract jobs citing Linux 83 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 37.90% 3.49% 12.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 74.77% 23.08% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 2 6
Median daily rate £414 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.64% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -7.73% +13.51%  

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 111 13 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 50.68% 15.12% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 8 19
Median daily rate £414 £300 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.91% +39.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £106 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +13 79 £419 +39.58% 2
Linux
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 84 (68.29%) Finance
2 76 (61.79%) Unix
3 50 (40.65%) Java
4 42 (34.15%) Perl
4 42 (34.15%) Banking
5 38 (30.89%) KDB
6 36 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (28.46%) SQL
8 33 (26.83%) C++
9 32 (26.02%) Low Latency
10 31 (25.20%) Front Office
11 28 (22.76%) Solaris
12 26 (21.14%) Kdb+
13 25 (20.33%) OO
14 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
14 24 (19.51%) Multithreading
15 22 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (17.07%) OOP
16 21 (17.07%) OOA/OOD
16 21 (17.07%) FIX Protocol
16 21 (17.07%) Market Making
17 17 (13.82%) Equities
18 16 (13.01%) Analytics
19 14 (11.38%) Electronic Trading
19 14 (11.38%) Python
20 13 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
20 13 (10.57%) Relational Database
21 12 (9.76%) Virtual Team
21 12 (9.76%) Oracle
22 11 (8.94%) Degree

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 3 (2.44%) Apache
2 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) NAS
2 1 (0.81%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (30.89%) KDB
2 26 (21.14%) Kdb+
3 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
4 13 (10.57%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.50%) Big Data
6 6 (4.88%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.44%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.63%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.63%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.81%) DB2
10 1 (0.81%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (68.29%) Finance
2 42 (34.15%) Banking
3 31 (25.20%) Front Office
4 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 105 (85.37%) Developer
2 38 (30.89%) KDB Developer
3 29 (23.58%) C++ Developer
3 29 (23.58%) Senior Developer
4 28 (22.76%) Java Developer
5 22 (17.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (7.32%) Sybase Developer
7 7 (5.69%) Senior C++ Developer
7 7 (5.69%) Senior SQL Developer
7 7 (5.69%) SQL Developer
8 6 (4.88%) Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Database Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 5 (4.07%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) AWS Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Front Office C++ Developer
10 4 (3.25%) Implementation Consultant
10 4 (3.25%) Low Latency C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.07%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (4.07%) Middleware
2 5 (4.07%) XML
3 3 (2.44%) WPF
4 2 (1.63%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.63%) JSON
4 2 (1.63%) Spring
5 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.81%) jQuery
5 1 (0.81%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.82%) Equities
3 12 (9.76%) Virtual Team
4 6 (4.88%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.25%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (2.44%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.63%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.63%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) Derivative
8 1 (0.81%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 76 (61.79%) Unix
2 28 (22.76%) Solaris
3 10 (8.13%) Windows
4 2 (1.63%) AIX
4 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) Low Latency
2 25 (20.33%) OO
3 24 (19.51%) Multithreading
4 22 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (17.07%) Market Making
5 21 (17.07%) OOA/OOD
5 21 (17.07%) OOP
6 16 (13.01%) Analytics
7 14 (11.38%) Electronic Trading
8 13 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.94%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.32%) Migration
10 9 (7.32%) TDD
11 8 (6.50%) UML
11 8 (6.50%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.69%) Information Security
12 7 (5.69%) Integration Testing
13 6 (4.88%) Defect Management
13 6 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (40.65%) Java
2 42 (34.15%) Perl
3 35 (28.46%) SQL
4 33 (26.83%) C++
5 14 (11.38%) Python
6 2 (1.63%) C#
6 2 (1.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.81%) Korn
7 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (8.94%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 6 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (9.76%) Oracle
2 9 (7.32%) Sybase
3 2 (1.63%) Actimize
4 1 (0.81%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.81%) VMware
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