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 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
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4  
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 14.71% 23.53% 7.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.67% 76.92% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 2
Median daily rate £413 £406 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.53% +21.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £250 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £351
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 Stockport with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 12 26 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 35.29% 30.59% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 3
Median daily rate £413 £500 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +104.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £191 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £750 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £11.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £162.50 - £13.50
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 Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport 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 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 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 Stockport region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Pega
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Case Management
3 3 (60.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) REST
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Kanban
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) JUnit
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Java Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (20.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Case Management
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Microservices
2 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Pega
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle