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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 22 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.00% 1.84% 4.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.43% 10.34% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£318 £275 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.45% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £387 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.20 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+24.17% -19.46%
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
35 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 15.91% 17.79% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 13
Average daily rate £300 £288 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £238 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £413 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -52.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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
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 4 August 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) HTML
5 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (33.33%) C++
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) SonicWALL
6 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) IIS
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) DevOps
7 4 (22.22%) IBM
7 4 (22.22%) C
7 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (22.22%) Qt
7 4 (22.22%) QML
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) UNIX
7 4 (22.22%) Streaming Video
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) STB
8 3 (16.67%) Google
8 3 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (16.67%) Lua

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (27.78%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Pig
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
3 1 (5.56%) CICS
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Valgrind
2 2 (11.11%) Gerrit
2 2 (11.11%) Redmine
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Systems Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Management Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) Qt
3 4 (22.22%) QML
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) GStreamer
4 3 (16.67%) WebKit
4 3 (16.67%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (16.67%) J2EE
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) OpenGL
4 3 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) JSP
5 2 (11.11%) Servlets
5 2 (11.11%) SOAP
5 2 (11.11%) SailPoint
5 2 (11.11%) SPML
5 2 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Streaming Video
2 3 (16.67%) STB
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) DTV
4 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (5.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.56%) zOS
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
4 2 (11.11%) Change Management
4 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) OOP
5 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
6 4 (22.22%) C
6 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
7 3 (16.67%) Perl
7 3 (16.67%) Python
7 3 (16.67%) Lua
7 3 (16.67%) Embedded C++
8 2 (11.11%) BeanShell
9 1 (5.56%) R
9 1 (5.56%) JCL
9 1 (5.56%) AWK
9 1 (5.56%) Jython
9 1 (5.56%) Groovy
9 1 (5.56%) Scala
9 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
9 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CISSP
1 2 (11.11%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Cisco
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) SonicWALL
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Google
6 2 (11.11%) Novell
6 2 (11.11%) Sun
6 2 (11.11%) Sybase
6 2 (11.11%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
7 1 (5.56%) Lotus
7 1 (5.56%) Borland
7 1 (5.56%) Wyse
7 1 (5.56%) Compaq
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) Altiris
7 1 (5.56%) LANDesk