Period
to 18 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 18 January 2020 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 75 130 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.29% 14.49% 17.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.05% 57.02% 53.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 94 151
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £430 £475 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +14.46% +18.57%
10th Percentile £350 £329 £308
90th Percentile £688 £600 £638
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £430 £480 £415
% change year-on-year -10.42% +15.66% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £46.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £46.00 £44.25 -
% change year-on-year +3.95% - -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 214 228 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.36% 25.42% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 157 212
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% +7.46%
10th Percentile £150 £163 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £615
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £413 £365
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.01% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 21
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £16.20 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.85% -53.57%
10th Percentile £11.60 £9.63 £10.00
90th Percentile £56.25 £45.00 £50.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £16.20 £14.78 £13.00
% change year-on-year +9.61% +13.69% -52.29%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 18 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 January 2020, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Linux.

1 46 (61.33%) Java
2 37 (49.33%) Jenkins
2 37 (49.33%) DevOps
3 36 (48.00%) Git (software)
4 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 29 (38.67%) Scrum
6 29 (38.67%) Kanban
6 29 (38.67%) Docker
6 29 (38.67%) Kubernetes
7 28 (37.33%) Microservices
7 28 (37.33%) AWS
8 27 (36.00%) Test Automation
9 25 (33.33%) Build Automation
9 25 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (30.67%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (29.33%) TDD
12 21 (28.00%) HTTP
13 20 (26.67%) Oracle
13 20 (26.67%) SOAP
13 20 (26.67%) Python
13 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (24.00%) Web Services
14 18 (24.00%) .NET
14 18 (24.00%) Maven
14 18 (24.00%) Puppet
14 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
15 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
15 17 (22.67%) Serverless
16 16 (21.33%) JavaScript

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 15 (20.00%) nginx
2 8 (10.67%) Apache
2 8 (10.67%) IIS
2 8 (10.67%) Jetty
2 8 (10.67%) Mongrel
2 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.00%) JBoss
4 2 (2.67%) Confluence
5 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 11 (14.67%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 28 (37.33%) AWS
2 17 (22.67%) Serverless
3 12 (16.00%) GCP
3 12 (16.00%) OpenShift
4 10 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (12.00%) Azure
6 8 (10.67%) Google App Engine
7 4 (5.33%) IaaS
7 4 (5.33%) PaaS
7 4 (5.33%) SaaS
8 2 (2.67%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.67%) BrowserStack
8 2 (2.67%) Slack
8 2 (2.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.33%) Office 365
9 1 (1.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.00%) HTTP
2 10 (13.33%) SSL
3 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.67%) DHCP
4 8 (10.67%) DNS
4 8 (10.67%) FTP
4 8 (10.67%) IPsec
5 3 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (4.00%) SAN
6 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.33%) Firewall
7 1 (1.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.67%) RDBMS
2 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.67%) Spotfire
4 5 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.00%) GIS
6 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.33%) MySQL
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.33%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (49.33%) Jenkins
2 36 (48.00%) Git (software)
3 18 (24.00%) Maven
4 9 (12.00%) Travis CI
5 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.00%) Gatling
6 3 (4.00%) JIRA
6 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.67%) Burp Suite
7 2 (2.67%) GitLab
7 2 (2.67%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.67%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.67%) JMeter
7 2 (2.67%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.67%) Selenium
7 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.33%) MSI
8 1 (1.33%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.33%) Automotive
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (54.67%) Developer
2 12 (16.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.33%) TIBCO Developer
4 8 (10.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (10.67%) Python Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Python Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Site Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) SAN Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.67%) SOAP
2 18 (24.00%) .NET
2 18 (24.00%) Web Services
3 14 (18.67%) JMS
4 11 (14.67%) JDBC
4 11 (14.67%) Spring
4 11 (14.67%) TIBCO EMS
4 11 (14.67%) XML
5 9 (12.00%) REST
6 8 (10.67%) J2EE
6 8 (10.67%) Servlets
7 7 (9.33%) .NET Core
7 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
7 7 (9.33%) jQuery
7 7 (9.33%) React
7 7 (9.33%) Spring Boot
7 7 (9.33%) Spring Cloud
7 7 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (4.00%) Apache Camel
8 3 (4.00%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.67%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.67%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.67%) Clustering
5 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.33%) Life Science
6 1 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.33%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.67%) Unix
2 9 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (8.00%) Windows
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.67%) AIX
7 2 (2.67%) Solaris
8 1 (1.33%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) DevOps
2 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (38.67%) Kanban
3 29 (38.67%) Scrum
4 28 (37.33%) Microservices
5 27 (36.00%) Test Automation
6 25 (33.33%) Build Automation
6 25 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (29.33%) TDD
8 17 (22.67%) Software Engineering
9 16 (21.33%) ITIL
10 15 (20.00%) Architectural Design
11 13 (17.33%) Integration Testing
12 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (14.67%) Configuration Management
13 11 (14.67%) Project Management
14 9 (12.00%) Open Source
15 8 (10.67%) MVC
16 7 (9.33%) OO
17 6 (8.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (61.33%) Java
2 30 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 20 (26.67%) Python
4 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
5 14 (18.67%) SQL
6 13 (17.33%) C#
7 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
8 11 (14.67%) XPath
9 10 (13.33%) TypeScript
10 6 (8.00%) C++
11 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
11 3 (4.00%) C
11 3 (4.00%) Go
11 3 (4.00%) Scala
12 2 (2.67%) COBOL
12 2 (2.67%) Groovy
12 2 (2.67%) Ruby
13 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
13 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.67%) Degree
4 6 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.33%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) WCAG
2 1 (1.33%) IEC 62304
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 29 (38.67%) Docker
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.67%) Xen
4 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.33%) Firmware
5 1 (1.33%) LXC
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (38.67%) Kubernetes
2 18 (24.00%) Puppet
3 10 (13.33%) Ansible
4 9 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (8.00%) HAProxy
6 3 (4.00%) SCCM
6 3 (4.00%) SCOM
6 3 (4.00%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.67%) Nessus
7 2 (2.67%) Terraform
8 1 (1.33%) Consul
8 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.33%) Packer
8 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 20 (26.67%) Oracle
2 12 (16.00%) VMware
3 11 (14.67%) Google
3 11 (14.67%) TIBCO
4 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.33%) IBM
7 3 (4.00%) EMC
8 2 (2.67%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.67%) HP
9 1 (1.33%) BMC
9 1 (1.33%) Cisco
9 1 (1.33%) Micro Focus