Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 19 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
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 10.48% 22.58% 17.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.48% 70.00% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 34 4
Stockport median daily rate £413 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +29.23% +20.37%
10th Percentile £403 £282 £313
90th Percentile £423 £518 £366
Manchester median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Stockport median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Manchester median hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.63% +6.67% -

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 Stockport with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Stockport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 31 60 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 29.52% 32.26% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 50 6
Stockport median daily rate £179 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.88% +30.77% +20.37%
10th Percentile £146 £273 £238
90th Percentile £408 £546 £376
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 17
Stockport median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.98% +186.36%
10th Percentile £13.35 £40.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £155.88 £40.00 £40.00
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +16.20% +11.11% -6.90%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Stockport

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Stockport

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Linux.

1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (72.73%) MySQL
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) MongoDB
3 8 (72.73%) NoSQL
3 8 (72.73%) Node.js
4 7 (63.64%) REST
4 7 (63.64%) Open Source
4 7 (63.64%) Microservices
4 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
5 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) JUnit
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) Kanban
6 4 (36.36%) Jasmine
6 4 (36.36%) Confluence
6 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
6 4 (36.36%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) Pega
6 4 (36.36%) SDLC
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 (36.36%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Slack
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (72.73%) MongoDB
2 8 (72.73%) MySQL
2 8 (72.73%) NoSQL
3 4 (36.36%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) JUnit
3 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 4 (36.36%) Jasmine
3 4 (36.36%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Senior Software Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Software Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Java Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Node.js
2 7 (63.64%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
3 1 (9.09%) Apache CXF
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) AIX
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Microservices
1 7 (63.64%) Open Source
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
1 7 (63.64%) TDD
1 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) BDD
2 4 (36.36%) Case Management
2 4 (36.36%) Coaching
2 4 (36.36%) Kanban
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Service Design
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) Pega
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) VMware