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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Rank 8 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 135 183 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.15% 13.00% 12.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.19% 59.42% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 129 104
Median daily rate £445 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £368 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
269 308 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.21% 21.88% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 200 159
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £588 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.36 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £19.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +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 21 February 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 21 February 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.

1 127 (49.03%) Python
2 121 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (41.31%) Java
4 86 (33.20%) Puppet
5 85 (32.82%) Jenkins
6 83 (32.05%) JavaScript
7 82 (31.66%) HTML
8 75 (28.96%) Ruby
9 74 (28.57%) DevOps
10 73 (28.19%) Unix
11 69 (26.64%) Git (software)
12 68 (26.25%) Opscode Chef
13 62 (23.94%) Windows
14 61 (23.55%) CSS
15 58 (22.39%) Open Source
16 56 (21.62%) MongoDB
16 56 (21.62%) Scrum
17 52 (20.08%) PostgreSQL
17 52 (20.08%) MySQL
18 50 (19.31%) Scala
19 49 (18.92%) Relational Database
20 47 (18.15%) JIRA
21 44 (16.99%) HTML5
22 43 (16.60%) JSON
22 43 (16.60%) SQL
22 43 (16.60%) Configuration Management
22 43 (16.60%) Spring
23 42 (16.22%) Red Hat
23 42 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
24 40 (15.44%) Splunk

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 40 (15.44%) Apache
2 36 (13.90%) Confluence
3 15 (5.79%) Tomcat
4 14 (5.41%) OpenStack
5 12 (4.63%) Apache Spark
6 9 (3.47%) SAS
7 8 (3.09%) CloudStack
7 8 (3.09%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.70%) Apache Pig
9 6 (2.32%) nginx
10 5 (1.93%) IBM Domino
10 5 (1.93%) IIS
11 4 (1.54%) MS Exchange
11 4 (1.54%) WebLogic
12 3 (1.16%) CMS
12 3 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.39%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.67%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.09%) IaaS
4 7 (2.70%) GitHub
4 7 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.93%) Loggly
5 5 (1.93%) Sumo Logic
6 4 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.54%) PaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.39%) Heroku
7 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.29%) HTTP
2 28 (10.81%) TCP/IP
3 27 (10.42%) DNS
4 23 (8.88%) LDAP
5 18 (6.95%) SMTP
6 17 (6.56%) SNMP
7 12 (4.63%) Firewall
8 11 (4.25%) OpenLDAP
9 10 (3.86%) Internet
10 9 (3.47%) SAN
11 5 (1.93%) Kerberos
11 5 (1.93%) Network Security
12 4 (1.54%) AMQP
12 4 (1.54%) LAN
12 4 (1.54%) WAN
13 3 (1.16%) SSH
14 2 (0.77%) FTP
15 1 (0.39%) DHCP
15 1 (0.39%) iSCSI
15 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (21.62%) MongoDB
2 52 (20.08%) MySQL
2 52 (20.08%) PostgreSQL
3 49 (18.92%) Relational Database
4 25 (9.65%) NoSQL
5 24 (9.27%) Hadoop
6 20 (7.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (7.72%) Redis
7 14 (5.41%) SQL Server
8 13 (5.02%) HBase
9 8 (3.09%) Apache Hive
9 8 (3.09%) Big Data
9 8 (3.09%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.70%) Riak
11 6 (2.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.16%) MariaDB
13 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 85 (32.82%) Jenkins
2 69 (26.64%) Git (software)
3 47 (18.15%) JIRA
4 34 (13.13%) JUnit
5 30 (11.58%) Selenium
6 28 (10.81%) Subversion
7 24 (9.27%) Cucumber
8 18 (6.95%) Maven
9 14 (5.41%) Jasmine
10 13 (5.02%) Grunt
10 13 (5.02%) JMeter
11 12 (4.63%) Vagrant
12 8 (3.09%) Eclipse
13 6 (2.32%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.93%) Android Studio
14 5 (1.93%) Mockito
14 5 (1.93%) Visual Studio
15 3 (1.16%) RSpec
15 3 (1.16%) TeamCity
16 2 (0.77%) TestNG
General
1 24 (9.27%) Finance
2 5 (1.93%) Retail
3 4 (1.54%) Electronics
4 3 (1.16%) Banking
5 2 (0.77%) Games
5 2 (0.77%) Marketing
5 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Automotive
6 1 (0.39%) Back Office
6 1 (0.39%) iGaming
6 1 (0.39%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 73 (28.19%) Developer
2 40 (15.44%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (9.65%) Administrator
3 25 (9.65%) Architect
3 25 (9.65%) Java Developer
4 18 (6.95%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (6.56%) Scala Developer
6 16 (6.18%) Technical Architect
7 12 (4.63%) Software Engineer
8 10 (3.86%) AWS DevOps
8 10 (3.86%) DBA
8 10 (3.86%) PHP Developer
8 10 (3.86%) Technical Leader
9 9 (3.47%) SAS Administrator
9 9 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (3.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 8 (3.09%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (3.09%) Storage Specialist
11 7 (2.70%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (31.66%) HTML
2 61 (23.55%) CSS
3 44 (16.99%) HTML5
4 43 (16.60%) JSON
4 43 (16.60%) Spring
5 37 (14.29%) RESTful
6 36 (13.90%) XML
7 35 (13.51%) Django
7 35 (13.51%) Play Framework
8 25 (9.65%) REST
9 23 (8.88%) CSS3
10 21 (8.11%) LAMP
10 21 (8.11%) Node.js
11 20 (7.72%) Web Services
12 18 (6.95%) Spring MVC
13 17 (6.56%) LAPP Stack
14 16 (6.18%) Ajax
14 16 (6.18%) Guice
14 16 (6.18%) Ruby on Rails
15 12 (4.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.63%) NHS
2 12 (4.63%) User Experience
3 11 (4.25%) Social Media
4 10 (3.86%) Data Centre
5 8 (3.09%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.09%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.09%) Replication
5 8 (3.09%) Tandem
6 7 (2.70%) iSeries
7 4 (1.54%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.16%) Clustering
8 3 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 2 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.77%) PKI
9 2 (0.77%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.77%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.77%) RIA
10 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 73 (28.19%) Unix
2 62 (23.94%) Windows
3 36 (13.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (11.20%) Ubuntu
5 28 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (5.79%) Windows Server
7 14 (5.41%) CentOS
8 12 (4.63%) Mac OS X
9 8 (3.09%) Android
9 8 (3.09%) Embedded Linux
9 8 (3.09%) Solaris
10 5 (1.93%) CoreOS
10 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 3 (1.16%) SUSE
13 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.39%) AIX
14 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (28.57%) DevOps
3 58 (22.39%) Open Source
4 56 (21.62%) Scrum
5 43 (16.60%) Configuration Management
6 42 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (12.36%) Software Engineering
8 30 (11.58%) Kanban
9 28 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 26 (10.04%) Automated Testing
11 24 (9.27%) Responsive Web Design
12 23 (8.88%) Web Design
13 22 (8.49%) TDD
14 21 (8.11%) Web Development
15 19 (7.34%) MVC
16 15 (5.79%) BDD
16 15 (5.79%) ITIL
16 15 (5.79%) Microservices
17 14 (5.41%) High Availability
17 14 (5.41%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 127 (49.03%) Python
2 107 (41.31%) Java
3 83 (32.05%) JavaScript
4 75 (28.96%) Ruby
5 50 (19.31%) Scala
6 43 (16.60%) SQL
7 38 (14.67%) PHP
8 27 (10.42%) Bash Shell
9 19 (7.34%) C#
10 17 (6.56%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.47%) C++
11 9 (3.47%) Perl
12 8 (3.09%) Go
13 7 (2.70%) C
14 3 (1.16%) Korn
14 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.16%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (5.02%) Degree
2 11 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (1.93%) MCSE
4 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.93%) SAS Certification
4 5 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.77%) CCA
5 2 (0.77%) CISA
5 2 (0.77%) CISM
5 2 (0.77%) CISSP
5 2 (0.77%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.77%) OCP
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.93%) SLA
3 4 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.54%) SDET
4 3 (1.16%) QA
4 3 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.77%) FATCA
System Software
1 28 (10.81%) Docker
2 17 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.02%) HDFS
4 12 (4.63%) vSphere
5 11 (4.25%) Active Directory
6 8 (3.09%) VMware Server
7 7 (2.70%) Xen
7 7 (2.70%) XenServer
8 5 (1.93%) VirtualBox
9 3 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.77%) vCloud
10 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.77%) VMware GSX
11 1 (0.39%) NFS
11 1 (0.39%) Squid
Systems Management
1 86 (33.20%) Puppet
2 68 (26.25%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (13.51%) Ansible
4 27 (10.42%) Nagios
5 16 (6.18%) Salt
6 8 (3.09%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (2.70%) Cobbler
7 7 (2.70%) Kubernetes
7 7 (2.70%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.32%) Grafana
8 6 (2.32%) ZABBIX
9 3 (1.16%) Data Guard
9 3 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (1.16%) Terraform
9 3 (1.16%) vRealize
10 2 (0.77%) Graphite
11 1 (0.39%) Graylog
11 1 (0.39%) Icinga
11 1 (0.39%) Mesos
11 1 (0.39%) Opsview
Vendors
1 42 (16.22%) Red Hat
2 40 (15.44%) Splunk
2 40 (15.44%) VMware
3 27 (10.42%) Google
4 22 (8.49%) Oracle
5 16 (6.18%) Microsoft
6 14 (5.41%) SaltStack
7 11 (4.25%) Cisco
7 11 (4.25%) Rackspace
8 7 (2.70%) Avaya
8 7 (2.70%) Citrix
9 6 (2.32%) Hortonworks
9 6 (2.32%) New Relic
9 6 (2.32%) Palo Alto
10 5 (1.93%) Zend
11 4 (1.54%) EMC
11 4 (1.54%) NetApp
11 4 (1.54%) Symantec
12 3 (1.16%) Brocade
13 2 (0.77%) SolarWinds
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