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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Contract jobs citing Linux 15 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.24% 2.20% 6.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.47% 9.80% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Average daily rate £330 £453 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.07% +8.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £451 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £455 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
38 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 20.88% 22.47% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 19
Average daily rate £340 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.72 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +59.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 February 2016, 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 14 (70.00%) Oracle
1 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 13 (65.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (65.00%) Shell Script
3 12 (60.00%) High Availability
4 11 (55.00%) Change Management
5 10 (50.00%) Finance
5 10 (50.00%) Siebel
6 5 (25.00%) Middleware
7 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 4 (20.00%) Unix
7 4 (20.00%) SOAP
7 4 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (15.00%) Subversion
8 3 (15.00%) XPath
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (15.00%) XSD
8 3 (15.00%) XSLT
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (15.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
8 3 (15.00%) JBoss
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JDeveloper
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Administrator
2 10 (50.00%) Siebel Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) SOA Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Delphi Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Project Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SOC Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Middleware
2 4 (20.00%) SOAP
2 4 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (15.00%) XSD
3 3 (15.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) High Availability
3 11 (55.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) B2C
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Secure Coding
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (5.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) XPath
3 2 (10.00%) C++
3 2 (10.00%) Delphi
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Oracle
2 13 (65.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (50.00%) Siebel
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) Borland
6 1 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (5.00%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
6 1 (5.00%) Qualys