Period
to 23 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 3 19
Rank change year-on-year -32 +16 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 24 122 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 5.70% 28.05% 5.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.43% 65.95% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 116 6
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £433 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.20% +19.31% +3.57%
10th Percentile £346 £360 £294
90th Percentile £576 £588 £500
Northern Ireland median daily rate £455 £433 £363
% change year-on-year +5.20% +19.31% +3.57%
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 107 185 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 25.42% 42.53% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 150 23
County Antrim median daily rate £365 £420 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.05% +19.83% +59.32%
10th Percentile £259 £261 £104
90th Percentile £555 £588 £450
Northern Ireland median daily rate £380 £420 £351
% change year-on-year -9.44% +19.83% +63.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -17.24% +16.00%
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.00%

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 April 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 April 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 -29 24 £455 +5.20% 20
Linux
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (83.33%) Java
3 19 (79.17%) Unix
4 18 (75.00%) Finance
5 13 (54.17%) Banking
5 13 (54.17%) Relational Database
6 11 (45.83%) Equities
7 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
8 9 (37.50%) Low Latency
8 9 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (33.33%) OO
10 7 (29.17%) Front Office
11 5 (20.83%) XML
11 5 (20.83%) Oracle
11 5 (20.83%) Spring
12 4 (16.67%) JSON
12 4 (16.67%) Splunk
12 4 (16.67%) Perl
12 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
12 4 (16.67%) Solaris
12 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (16.67%) Java 8
12 4 (16.67%) Docker
12 4 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (16.67%) Scala
12 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
13 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (8.33%) Straight-Through Processing
14 2 (8.33%) Derivative

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 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Actimize
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) JUnit
2 1 (4.17%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Banking
3 7 (29.17%) Front Office
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 19 (79.17%) Java Developer
3 12 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 12 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 4 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Support
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Low Latency Java Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Applications Support
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Spring
1 5 (20.83%) XML
2 4 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.17%) Akka
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) Kafka
3 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (4.17%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Equities
2 4 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.33%) Derivative
5 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Unix
2 4 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Mentoring
2 9 (37.50%) Low Latency
2 9 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.33%) Straight-Through Processing
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Collateral Management
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) Pattern Matching
6 1 (4.17%) SOLID
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) Java 8
3 4 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Python
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) TIBCO