The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Rank 10 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 107 157 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.73% 11.01% 16.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 53.58% 58.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 102 131
Median daily rate £463 £443 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +22.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £368 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +5.47%

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

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
214 293 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 19.45% 20.55% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 180 203
Median daily rate £375 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 13
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.38 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.15 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Linux.

1 116 (43.28%) Python
2 112 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (39.93%) Java
4 94 (35.07%) Jenkins
5 89 (33.21%) Puppet
6 88 (32.84%) HTML
7 83 (30.97%) Ruby
8 80 (29.85%) JavaScript
9 78 (29.10%) Git (software)
10 71 (26.49%) DevOps
11 70 (26.12%) Scrum
12 68 (25.37%) Unix
13 67 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
14 66 (24.63%) CSS
15 63 (23.51%) Windows
15 63 (23.51%) Open Source
16 57 (21.27%) Scala
17 55 (20.52%) JSON
17 55 (20.52%) MongoDB
18 54 (20.15%) HTML5
19 52 (19.40%) JIRA
20 51 (19.03%) Relational Database
20 51 (19.03%) Spring
21 50 (18.66%) RESTful
22 48 (17.91%) Splunk
22 48 (17.91%) Red Hat
23 47 (17.54%) VMware
24 46 (17.16%) MySQL
24 46 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
25 45 (16.79%) Django

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 44 (16.42%) Confluence
2 33 (12.31%) Apache
3 15 (5.60%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.22%) OpenStack
5 11 (4.10%) Apache Spark
6 8 (2.99%) CloudStack
6 8 (2.99%) SAS
7 7 (2.61%) nginx
7 7 (2.61%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.24%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.49%) IBM Domino
9 4 (1.49%) MS Exchange
10 3 (1.12%) CMS
10 3 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (1.12%) IIS
10 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.37%) Mongrel
Applications
1 2 (0.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.73%) GitHub
4 7 (2.61%) IaaS
5 6 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.24%) PaaS
6 5 (1.87%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.37%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.37%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.69%) HTTP
2 31 (11.57%) DNS
3 25 (9.33%) LDAP
3 25 (9.33%) TCP/IP
4 18 (6.72%) SMTP
5 17 (6.34%) SNMP
6 15 (5.60%) SAN
7 13 (4.85%) Firewall
8 12 (4.48%) Internet
9 11 (4.10%) OpenLDAP
10 6 (2.24%) Network Security
11 4 (1.49%) AMQP
11 4 (1.49%) Kerberos
11 4 (1.49%) LAN
11 4 (1.49%) SSH
11 4 (1.49%) WAN
12 2 (0.75%) DHCP
12 2 (0.75%) FTP
13 1 (0.37%) OpenFlow
13 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.52%) MongoDB
2 51 (19.03%) Relational Database
3 46 (17.16%) MySQL
4 44 (16.42%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (12.31%) NoSQL
6 23 (8.58%) Hadoop
7 20 (7.46%) Apache Cassandra
8 18 (6.72%) Redis
9 12 (4.48%) HBase
9 12 (4.48%) SQL Server
10 10 (3.73%) Big Data
11 9 (3.36%) Oracle Database
12 7 (2.61%) Apache Hive
12 7 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.49%) Riak
14 3 (1.12%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 94 (35.07%) Jenkins
2 78 (29.10%) Git (software)
3 52 (19.40%) JIRA
4 39 (14.55%) JUnit
5 36 (13.43%) Selenium
6 34 (12.69%) Cucumber
7 30 (11.19%) Subversion
8 17 (6.34%) Maven
9 14 (5.22%) Jasmine
10 12 (4.48%) Grunt
10 12 (4.48%) JMeter
10 12 (4.48%) Vagrant
11 7 (2.61%) RSpec
12 6 (2.24%) Mockito
12 6 (2.24%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.87%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.49%) Capybara
15 3 (1.12%) Hudson
15 3 (1.12%) TeamCity
15 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (7.84%) Finance
2 5 (1.87%) Retail
3 4 (1.49%) Back Office
3 4 (1.49%) Marketing
4 3 (1.12%) Banking
5 2 (0.75%) Electronics
5 2 (0.75%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Automotive
6 1 (0.37%) Billing
6 1 (0.37%) iGaming
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (24.63%) Developer
2 38 (14.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (10.82%) Architect
4 26 (9.70%) Administrator
4 26 (9.70%) Java Developer
5 20 (7.46%) Technical Architect
6 15 (5.60%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (4.48%) Scala Developer
7 12 (4.48%) Technical Leader
8 11 (4.10%) DBA
8 11 (4.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (3.73%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 8 (2.99%) Analyst
11 8 (2.99%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (2.99%) SAS Administrator
11 8 (2.99%) Storage Specialist
12 7 (2.61%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (32.84%) HTML
2 66 (24.63%) CSS
3 55 (20.52%) JSON
4 54 (20.15%) HTML5
5 51 (19.03%) Spring
6 50 (18.66%) RESTful
7 45 (16.79%) Django
7 45 (16.79%) Play Framework
8 31 (11.57%) REST
8 31 (11.57%) XML
9 28 (10.45%) CSS3
10 25 (9.33%) Node.js
11 24 (8.96%) Ruby on Rails
12 23 (8.58%) Ajax
13 22 (8.21%) Web Services
14 21 (7.84%) Spring MVC
15 20 (7.46%) Guice
16 19 (7.09%) LAMP
17 17 (6.34%) LAPP Stack
18 13 (4.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.46%) NHS
2 16 (5.97%) User Experience
3 14 (5.22%) Social Media
4 13 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.73%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.73%) Tandem
6 9 (3.36%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.99%) Replication
8 7 (2.61%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.24%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.24%) iSeries
9 6 (2.24%) Visualisation
10 5 (1.87%) PKI
11 4 (1.49%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.12%) Clustering
12 3 (1.12%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.12%) Smartcard
12 3 (1.12%) VCE vBlock
13 2 (0.75%) RIA
13 2 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 68 (25.37%) Unix
2 63 (23.51%) Windows
3 46 (17.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (14.55%) Ubuntu
5 30 (11.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (10.07%) CentOS
7 18 (6.72%) Windows Server
8 9 (3.36%) Mac OS X
9 8 (2.99%) Solaris
10 6 (2.24%) Android
10 6 (2.24%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (1.87%) CoreOS
11 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.12%) SUSE
13 2 (0.75%) HPUX
13 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.75%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.37%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (26.49%) DevOps
3 70 (26.12%) Scrum
4 63 (23.51%) Open Source
5 41 (15.30%) Configuration Management
6 39 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (13.81%) Kanban
8 33 (12.31%) Mentoring
9 28 (10.45%) Software Engineering
10 27 (10.07%) Automated Testing
11 26 (9.70%) TDD
12 25 (9.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 24 (8.96%) Web Design
14 22 (8.21%) MVC
15 21 (7.84%) Web Development
16 20 (7.46%) ITIL
16 20 (7.46%) Microservices
17 19 (7.09%) BDD
17 19 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (6.72%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 116 (43.28%) Python
2 107 (39.93%) Java
3 83 (30.97%) Ruby
4 80 (29.85%) JavaScript
5 57 (21.27%) Scala
6 40 (14.93%) SQL
7 38 (14.18%) PHP
8 22 (8.21%) Bash Shell
8 22 (8.21%) C#
9 14 (5.22%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.73%) Perl
11 9 (3.36%) C++
12 5 (1.87%) C
12 5 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.49%) Go
14 3 (1.12%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.75%) Korn
16 1 (0.37%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.37%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 20 (7.46%) Degree
2 13 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (2.99%) MCSE
4 8 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.49%) SAS Certification
7 3 (1.12%) CCNP
7 3 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.12%) RHCE
8 2 (0.75%) CCA
8 2 (0.75%) CISA
8 2 (0.75%) CISM
8 2 (0.75%) CISSP
8 2 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.75%) OCP
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.49%) QA
2 4 (1.49%) SDET
2 4 (1.49%) SLA
3 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.12%) HL7
3 3 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.75%) FATCA
System Software
1 28 (10.45%) Docker
2 19 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (5.22%) VMware Server
4 12 (4.48%) HDFS
4 12 (4.48%) vSphere
5 11 (4.10%) Active Directory
6 7 (2.61%) Xen
6 7 (2.61%) XenServer
7 5 (1.87%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.75%) vCloud
9 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.75%) VMware GSX
10 1 (0.37%) NFS
10 1 (0.37%) Squid
Systems Management
1 89 (33.21%) Puppet
2 67 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (11.94%) Nagios
4 29 (10.82%) Ansible
5 12 (4.48%) Grafana
6 10 (3.73%) Salt
7 7 (2.61%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (2.24%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.87%) Cobbler
9 5 (1.87%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.87%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.12%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.12%) vRealize
11 2 (0.75%) Graphite
11 2 (0.75%) Packer
11 2 (0.75%) Terraform
12 1 (0.37%) Graylog
12 1 (0.37%) Icinga
12 1 (0.37%) Opsview
Vendors
1 48 (17.91%) Red Hat
1 48 (17.91%) Splunk
2 47 (17.54%) VMware
3 28 (10.45%) Google
4 22 (8.21%) Oracle
5 19 (7.09%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.48%) SaltStack
7 9 (3.36%) Rackspace
8 8 (2.99%) Cisco
9 6 (2.24%) Avaya
9 6 (2.24%) Hortonworks
9 6 (2.24%) New Relic
10 5 (1.87%) Citrix
10 5 (1.87%) EMC
10 5 (1.87%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.49%) F5
12 3 (1.12%) Brocade
12 3 (1.12%) NetApp
13 2 (0.75%) Symantec
13 2 (0.75%) Zend
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