The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 23 June 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 26 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Contract jobs citing Linux 18 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 6.67% 5.12% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.29% 27.08% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
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 £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 51 48 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 18.89% 18.90% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 33
Median daily rate £260 £350 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +62.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £520 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.34 £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Liverpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Liverpool

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Liverpool.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Linux.

1 26 (60.47%) Jenkins
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) Scrum
3 20 (46.51%) DevOps
4 19 (44.19%) HTML
4 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
4 19 (44.19%) MySQL
4 19 (44.19%) CSS
5 18 (41.86%) Java
5 18 (41.86%) VMware
6 17 (39.53%) Oracle
7 16 (37.21%) TDD
7 16 (37.21%) Spring
7 16 (37.21%) BDD
8 14 (32.56%) MongoDB
8 14 (32.56%) Kanban
8 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
8 14 (32.56%) RESTful
8 14 (32.56%) Open Source
8 14 (32.56%) Microservices
8 14 (32.56%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (30.23%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (30.23%) Coaching
9 13 (30.23%) SUSE
10 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (25.58%) SQL
11 11 (25.58%) React
12 10 (23.26%) Spring Boot
12 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
12 10 (23.26%) Ubuntu

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) JBoss
1 1 (2.33%) nginx
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.33%) SAS
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.33%) Route 53
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) VPN
2 4 (9.30%) NAS
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) SMTP
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (44.19%) MySQL
2 14 (32.56%) MongoDB
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
4 7 (16.28%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (60.47%) Jenkins
2 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (23.26%) GitLab
4 4 (9.30%) ERwin
4 4 (9.30%) gulp
4 4 (9.30%) Mocha
4 4 (9.30%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Java Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Principal Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Server Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) DevOps Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Principal .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Principal Java Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) CSS
1 19 (44.19%) HTML
2 16 (37.21%) Spring
3 14 (32.56%) RESTful
4 11 (25.58%) React
5 10 (23.26%) Spring Boot
6 7 (16.28%) Ember.js
7 6 (13.95%) J2EE
8 5 (11.63%) .NET
9 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
9 4 (9.30%) Node.js
9 4 (9.30%) Redux
10 3 (6.98%) .NET Framework
11 1 (2.33%) HTML5
11 1 (2.33%) LAMP
11 1 (2.33%) Middleware
11 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (2.33%) Software Packaging
11 1 (2.33%) Web Services
11 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) SUSE
2 10 (23.26%) Ubuntu
3 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.93%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 7 (16.28%) Unix
5 5 (11.63%) CentOS
6 4 (9.30%) Windows
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.33%) Android
8 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) DevOps
2 20 (46.51%) Scrum
3 16 (37.21%) BDD
3 16 (37.21%) TDD
4 14 (32.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (32.56%) Kanban
4 14 (32.56%) Microservices
4 14 (32.56%) Open Source
5 13 (30.23%) Coaching
6 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (16.28%) API Design
7 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
8 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
8 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.63%) SOA
10 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.30%) MVC
10 4 (9.30%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
2 18 (41.86%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) Python
5 4 (9.30%) ECMAScript
5 4 (9.30%) ES6
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) COBOL
7 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) OCPJP
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.60%) vSphere
3 5 (11.63%) Docker
4 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Ansible
2 9 (20.93%) Terraform
3 6 (13.95%) Puppet
4 5 (11.63%) Packer
5 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.33%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) VMware
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle
3 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
4 9 (20.93%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) NetApp
6 3 (6.98%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
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