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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 30 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 5 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.34% 6.70% 3.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.16% 46.15% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 3
Average daily rate
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£250 £425 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +142.85%
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 £37.25 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.55% -5.55%
Linux
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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
38 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 17.76% 14.53% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 8
Average daily rate £313 £425 £402
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £12.75 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -19.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £12.75 £20.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Zachman Framework
3 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 5 (41.67%) WCF
3 5 (41.67%) Coaching
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (16.67%) Video on Demand
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) IPTV
6 2 (16.67%) VLAN
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) QA

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) DVB
1 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Integration Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
1 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 5 (41.67%) WCF
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (8.33%) SPML
4 1 (8.33%) SailPoint
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) Servlets
4 1 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (8.33%) XML
4 1 (8.33%) Middleware
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) MPEG
1 2 (16.67%) IPTV
1 2 (16.67%) Video on Demand
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) SOA
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (41.67%) Zachman Framework
1 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
1 5 (41.67%) Coaching
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Usability Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Tcl
2 2 (16.67%) C
3 1 (8.33%) BeanShell
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) HP
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Novell
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Capita
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM