Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 16 January 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
East of England > Norfolk
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 9 11
Rank change year-on-year -19 +2 +22
Contract jobs citing Linux 16 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 4.65% 10.50% 9.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.63% 32.05% 33.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 19
Norfolk median daily rate £325 £413 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +28.91% -1.16%
10th Percentile £278 £294 £148
90th Percentile £438 £644 £610
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Norfolk median hourly rate - - £23.00
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.67% -14.29%

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 Norfolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Norfolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 54 78 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 15.70% 32.77% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 67
Norfolk median daily rate £275 £325 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +22.64% +6.00%
10th Percentile £151 £141 £128
90th Percentile £450 £495 £480
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 20
Norfolk median hourly rate £12.72 £14.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.28% -20.55% -6.41%
10th Percentile £12.45 £14.25 £12.48
90th Percentile £13.00 £14.75 £23.60
East of England median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +39.39% -8.33% +9.09%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Norfolk

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Norfolk

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Norfolk over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Norfolk

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Norfolk

Linux
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Norfolk region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Great Yarmouth +3 9 £375 +15.38%
Norwich -18 6 £315 -35.71% 4
Linux
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Linux.

1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) HTML5
1 11 (68.75%) REST
2 10 (62.50%) MySQL
3 9 (56.25%) Middleware
3 9 (56.25%) RESTful
3 9 (56.25%) JSON
3 9 (56.25%) Node.js
3 9 (56.25%) CRUD
3 9 (56.25%) Front End Development
4 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) JIRA
5 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
5 7 (43.75%) WebSockets
5 7 (43.75%) Express
6 5 (31.25%) CircleCI
6 5 (31.25%) MQTT
7 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (18.75%) Puppet
8 3 (18.75%) WordPress
8 3 (18.75%) PHP
9 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
9 2 (12.50%) SOAP
9 2 (12.50%) Apache
9 2 (12.50%) XSLT
9 2 (12.50%) Fireworks

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 (18.75%) WordPress
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Fireworks
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 2 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (12.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) MQTT
2 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) CircleCI
3 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) Codeception
4 2 (12.50%) Grunt
4 2 (12.50%) gulp
4 2 (12.50%) PHPUnit
4 2 (12.50%) QUnit
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (18.75%) PHP Developer
5 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (6.25%) Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) HTML5
1 11 (68.75%) REST
2 9 (56.25%) JSON
2 9 (56.25%) Middleware
2 9 (56.25%) Node.js
2 9 (56.25%) RESTful
3 8 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (43.75%) Express
4 7 (43.75%) WebSockets
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
5 2 (12.50%) Behat
5 2 (12.50%) CSS3
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
5 2 (12.50%) PhoneGap
5 2 (12.50%) React
5 2 (12.50%) Sass
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) CRUD
1 9 (56.25%) Front End Development
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Wireframes
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) XPath
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) WAI
1 2 (12.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Terraform
3 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) Splunk