Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Telford 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 21 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
Shropshire > Telford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 7 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 +23 -12
Contract jobs citing Linux 89 95 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Telford 25.80% 13.34% 4.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 64.49% 45.67% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 5
Telford median daily rate £533 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.84% +32.31% -22.89%
10th Percentile £417 £325 £269
90th Percentile £650 £509 £510
Shropshire median daily rate £533 £435 £325
% change year-on-year +22.41% +33.85% -22.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Telford median hourly rate - - -
Shropshire 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 Telford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Telford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 138 208 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Telford 40.00% 29.21% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 85 26
Telford median daily rate £520 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.30% +3.75% +45.45%
10th Percentile £363 £315 £284
90th Percentile £630 £500 £509
Shropshire median daily rate £520 £415 £388
% change year-on-year +25.30% +7.10% +40.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Telford median hourly rate - £16.04 £16.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.08% -25.45%
Shropshire median hourly rate - £16.04 £16.03
% change year-on-year - +0.08% -19.86%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Telford

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Telford

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Telford

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Telford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Telford

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Telford

For the 6 months to 21 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 Telford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 50 (56.18%) Git (software)
2 46 (51.69%) Unix
3 41 (46.07%) Subversion
3 41 (46.07%) Puppet
4 39 (43.82%) Jenkins
4 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (42.70%) DevOps
6 35 (39.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (37.08%) SOA
8 31 (34.83%) Middleware
8 31 (34.83%) Windows
9 30 (33.71%) Red Hat
9 30 (33.71%) JIRA
9 30 (33.71%) Confluence
10 29 (32.58%) Security Cleared
11 28 (31.46%) Oracle
12 27 (30.34%) JSON
13 25 (28.09%) Cloud Computing
14 23 (25.84%) Solaris
14 23 (25.84%) Scrum
15 22 (24.72%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (24.72%) Kanban
15 22 (24.72%) AIX
15 22 (24.72%) Configuration Management
16 21 (23.60%) Shell Script
16 21 (23.60%) Python
16 21 (23.60%) TDD
16 21 (23.60%) Maven
16 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
16 21 (23.60%) WSO2

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Telford 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 30 (33.71%) Confluence
2 12 (13.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (8.99%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (7.87%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.74%) JBoss
5 6 (6.74%) Mule
6 4 (4.49%) Apache
7 3 (3.37%) Mule ESB
7 3 (3.37%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.12%) Documentum
8 1 (1.12%) nginx
8 1 (1.12%) SAS
8 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.12%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 25 (28.09%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (24.72%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (11.24%) GitHub
4 9 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.25%) IaaS
5 2 (2.25%) PaaS
5 2 (2.25%) SaaS
6 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.22%) SAN
2 13 (14.61%) HTTP
3 11 (12.36%) SSL
4 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.37%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.49%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (56.18%) Git (software)
2 41 (46.07%) Subversion
3 39 (43.82%) Jenkins
4 30 (33.71%) JIRA
5 21 (23.60%) Maven
6 17 (19.10%) Sonatype Nexus
7 14 (15.73%) SoapUI
8 8 (8.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (8.99%) Bitbucket
8 8 (8.99%) Vagrant
9 7 (7.87%) FishEye
10 5 (5.62%) GitLab
10 5 (5.62%) JUnit
11 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
11 4 (4.49%) IntelliJ
11 4 (4.49%) Selenium
12 3 (3.37%) git-flow
13 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
14 1 (1.12%) Grunt
14 1 (1.12%) gulp
General
1 1 (1.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Developer
2 23 (25.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (16.85%) AIX Engineer
3 15 (16.85%) Unix Engineer
4 13 (14.61%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Integration Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Solaris Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Consultant
6 9 (10.11%) Messaging Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Unix Scripting Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) JIRA Consultant
9 6 (6.74%) Scala Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Architect
10 5 (5.62%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 5 (5.62%) MuleSoft Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Technical Architect
11 4 (4.49%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.83%) Middleware
2 27 (30.34%) JSON
3 20 (22.47%) SOAP
4 19 (21.35%) XML
5 15 (16.85%) JSON Schema
5 15 (16.85%) WSDL
6 13 (14.61%) XSD
7 9 (10.11%) REST
8 8 (8.99%) Spring
9 7 (7.87%) XSLT
10 6 (6.74%) CSS
10 6 (6.74%) HTML
10 6 (6.74%) HTML5
10 6 (6.74%) Play Framework
11 5 (5.62%) Apache Camel
12 4 (4.49%) EJB
12 4 (4.49%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.49%) J2EE
12 4 (4.49%) J2SE
13 3 (3.37%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.12%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.69%) Unix
2 35 (39.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (34.83%) Windows
4 23 (25.84%) Solaris
5 22 (24.72%) AIX
6 15 (16.85%) Mac OS X
6 15 (16.85%) SUSE
7 12 (13.48%) Oracle Linux
8 7 (7.87%) Windows Server
9 5 (5.62%) Mac OS
10 3 (3.37%) HPUX
11 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.82%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (42.70%) DevOps
3 33 (37.08%) SOA
4 23 (25.84%) Scrum
5 22 (24.72%) Configuration Management
5 22 (24.72%) Kanban
6 21 (23.60%) TDD
7 19 (21.35%) Test Automation
8 17 (19.10%) Open Source
9 16 (17.98%) SDLC
10 15 (16.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (14.61%) Server Virtualisation
11 13 (14.61%) Service Delivery
12 12 (13.48%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (10.11%) Mentoring
14 8 (8.99%) Presales
14 8 (8.99%) Task Automation
15 7 (7.87%) Case Management
15 7 (7.87%) Sequence Diagram
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.60%) Python
1 21 (23.60%) Shell Script
2 19 (21.35%) Perl
3 11 (12.36%) Java
4 10 (11.24%) SQL
5 6 (6.74%) Scala
6 4 (4.49%) Ruby
7 3 (3.37%) Groovy
8 2 (2.25%) C#
8 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.25%) XPath
9 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) Haskell
9 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.12%) PHP
9 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) Security Cleared
2 21 (23.60%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Docker
2 7 (7.87%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 41 (46.07%) Puppet
2 21 (23.60%) Ansible
3 13 (14.61%) BladeLogic
3 13 (14.61%) NetBackup
3 13 (14.61%) ZABBIX
4 8 (8.99%) Terraform
5 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.12%) Grafana
6 1 (1.12%) Kibana
6 1 (1.12%) logstash
6 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (33.71%) Red Hat
2 28 (31.46%) Oracle
3 21 (23.60%) WSO2
4 19 (21.35%) MuleSoft
5 11 (12.36%) Atlassian
6 6 (6.74%) webMethods
7 3 (3.37%) Google
7 3 (3.37%) VMware
8 2 (2.25%) Adobe
9 1 (1.12%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.12%) Cisco
9 1 (1.12%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.12%) IBM
9 1 (1.12%) NetApp
9 1 (1.12%) Pega