The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 26 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 1 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.65% 4.23% 1.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.00% 34.62% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £240 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
25 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 16.34% 12.21% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 16
Median daily rate £450 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £425 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £11.75 £18.12 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.16% +39.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Linux.

1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) JDeveloper
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) XSD
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) XPath
3 1 (20.00%) RSA Archer
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (20.00%) Secure Coding
3 1 (20.00%) Qualys
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JDeveloper
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) SOA Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) SOC Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) XSD
1 3 (60.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Secure Coding
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) XPath
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) QA
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (20.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (20.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (20.00%) Qualys