The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 23 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 10 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 4.83% 2.79% 5.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.64% 20.83% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate
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£303 £254 £590
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.21% -56.99%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -2.66%
Linux
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 18.84% 13.41% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
Average daily rate £275 £288 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -30.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £140 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £404 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.75 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% -36.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Bradford region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) C#
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) SOA
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
3 5 (38.46%) WCF
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Coaching
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
5 3 (23.08%) MPEG
5 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) Perl
5 3 (23.08%) C++
5 3 (23.08%) Tcl
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) C
5 3 (23.08%) DVB
5 3 (23.08%) Software Testing

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (23.08%) DVB
1 3 (23.08%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Integration Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
1 5 (38.46%) WCF
2 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (7.69%) SPML
4 1 (7.69%) SailPoint
4 1 (7.69%) JSP
4 1 (7.69%) Servlets
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
1 3 (23.08%) MPEG
1 3 (23.08%) IPTV
1 3 (23.08%) Video on Demand
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) SOA
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (38.46%) Zachman Framework
1 5 (38.46%) TOGAF
1 5 (38.46%) Coaching
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Management
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) C++
2 3 (23.08%) Perl
2 3 (23.08%) Tcl
2 3 (23.08%) C
3 1 (7.69%) BeanShell
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 5 (38.46%) HP
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Capita
4 1 (7.69%) Sun
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Novell
4 1 (7.69%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Sybase
4 1 (7.69%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) IBM