Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 26 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing Linux 19 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 4.61% 4.37% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.11% 23.75% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 12
Liverpool median daily rate £400 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -1.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £350 £306 £262
90th Percentile £450 £495 £520
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside 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 Liverpool with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 90 80 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 21.84% 18.39% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 44 67
Liverpool median daily rate £352 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.13% +25.00% +6.19%
10th Percentile £113 £163 £128
90th Percentile £528 £513 £438
Merseyside median daily rate £361 £381 £303
% change year-on-year -5.25% +26.03% +20.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 19
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -1.10% +20.83%
10th Percentile £11.35 £13.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £16.30 £16.50 £18.75
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.34% -4.40% +9.09%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Liverpool.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Liverpool over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 November 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 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (36.84%) Mocha
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) Node.js
3 7 (36.84%) BDD
3 7 (36.84%) ES6
4 6 (31.58%) React
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) MySQL
4 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) VMware
5 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 5 (26.32%) VPN
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 5 (26.32%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (26.32%) Serverless
6 4 (21.05%) Nightwatchjs
6 4 (21.05%) Nunjucks
6 4 (21.05%) Terraform
6 4 (21.05%) Chai
6 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
6 4 (21.05%) JSON Schema
6 4 (21.05%) Express
6 4 (21.05%) bluebird

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 (5.26%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (26.32%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (26.32%) Serverless
3 3 (15.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (10.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365
5 1 (5.26%) Route 53
5 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) IPsec
2 1 (5.26%) PABX
2 1 (5.26%) SMTP
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) Redis
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) Mocha
3 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (21.05%) GitLab
3 4 (21.05%) Grunt
3 4 (21.05%) Selenium
4 3 (15.79%) ERwin
4 3 (15.79%) gulp
4 3 (15.79%) SonarQube
5 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) Xcode
General
1 1 (5.26%) Publishing
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Node.js
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
2 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) React
3 4 (21.05%) bluebird
3 4 (21.05%) Chai
3 4 (21.05%) Express
3 4 (21.05%) JSON
3 4 (21.05%) JSON Schema
3 4 (21.05%) lodash
3 4 (21.05%) Nightwatchjs
3 4 (21.05%) Nunjucks
3 4 (21.05%) Regular Expression
4 3 (15.79%) Ember.js
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE
4 3 (15.79%) Jest
4 3 (15.79%) Redux
4 3 (15.79%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) Spring
5 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) SUSE
1 4 (21.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
1 4 (21.05%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) BDD
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 4 (21.05%) Front End Development
5 4 (21.05%) Open Source
5 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Coaching
6 3 (15.79%) Component Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 3 (15.79%) Kanban
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Microservices
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) SOA
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 7 (36.84%) ES6
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) ECMAScript
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) Apple Swift
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) OCPJP
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) vSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
1 4 (21.05%) Terraform
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
3 1 (5.26%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) VMware
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Meraki
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft