The first table below looks at the demand for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leeds region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 21 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Linux 75 61 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.43% 7.97% 7.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.18% 42.07% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 41 47
Average daily rate £325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +147.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
257 145 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.02% 18.95% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 77 102
Average daily rate £320 £270 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £57.85 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
West Yorkshire

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 55 (40.44%) PHP
2 45 (33.09%) SQL
2 45 (33.09%) Python
2 45 (33.09%) Ruby
3 37 (27.21%) Software Engineering
3 37 (27.21%) Oracle
4 36 (26.47%) Bash Shell
5 35 (25.74%) Node.js
6 34 (25.00%) C++
7 32 (23.53%) Client/Server
7 32 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 31 (22.79%) TCP/IP
9 30 (22.06%) Java
10 29 (21.32%) Web Services
10 29 (21.32%) Apache
10 29 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
11 28 (20.59%) SSL
12 27 (19.85%) DNS
12 27 (19.85%) Load Balancing
13 26 (19.12%) Degree
13 26 (19.12%) JavaScript
13 26 (19.12%) Internet
14 25 (18.38%) UNIX
15 23 (16.91%) Windows
15 23 (16.91%) WebLogic
16 21 (15.44%) MySQL
17 20 (14.71%) Puppet
18 19 (13.97%) nginx
19 18 (13.24%) jQuery
19 18 (13.24%) PL/SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 35 (25.74%) Node.js
2 29 (21.32%) Apache
3 23 (16.91%) WebLogic
4 19 (13.97%) nginx
5 6 (4.41%) Confluence
6 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.21%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.21%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.21%) IIS
6 3 (2.21%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.47%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.74%) SAS
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.32%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.79%) TCP/IP
2 28 (20.59%) SSL
3 27 (19.85%) DNS
4 26 (19.12%) Internet
5 7 (5.15%) OpenVPN
6 6 (4.41%) SAN
7 5 (3.68%) LAN
7 5 (3.68%) WAN
7 5 (3.68%) Ethernet
7 5 (3.68%) VLAN
7 5 (3.68%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (2.94%) NAS
9 2 (1.47%) Firewall
9 2 (1.47%) SSH
9 2 (1.47%) VPN
10 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.44%) MySQL
2 16 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 12 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.47%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.47%) DB2
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 32 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 16 (11.76%) Maven
4 14 (10.29%) TeamCity
5 8 (5.88%) Hudson
6 7 (5.15%) JIRA
6 7 (5.15%) Selenium
7 3 (2.21%) Subversion
7 3 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.74%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.74%) Ant
9 1 (0.74%) JUnit
General
1 11 (8.09%) Finance
2 6 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.74%) Electronics
4 1 (0.74%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (41.18%) Developer
2 21 (15.44%) Software Engineer
3 18 (13.24%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 18 (13.24%) Cloud Engineer
4 17 (12.50%) Analyst
5 14 (10.29%) Python Developer
6 13 (9.56%) Administrator
7 11 (8.09%) Java Developer
8 10 (7.35%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.88%) DBA
9 8 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.21%) Consultant
11 3 (2.21%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.21%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.21%) Storage Administrator
11 3 (2.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.21%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.32%) Web Services
2 18 (13.24%) HTML
2 18 (13.24%) jQuery
3 15 (11.03%) XML
3 15 (11.03%) CSS
4 12 (8.82%) JSON
5 11 (8.09%) Spring
6 10 (7.35%) .NET
6 10 (7.35%) RESTful
7 8 (5.88%) JMS
7 8 (5.88%) LAMP
8 7 (5.15%) Hibernate
8 7 (5.15%) Symfony
8 7 (5.15%) REST
9 6 (4.41%) Apache Camel
9 6 (4.41%) HTML5
9 6 (4.41%) SOAP
10 4 (2.94%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.21%) Backbone.js
11 3 (2.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.53%) Client/Server
2 10 (7.35%) Clustering
3 7 (5.15%) PKI
3 7 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.41%) Replication
4 6 (4.41%) Open Source
5 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.21%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) Firmware
6 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.74%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.38%) UNIX
2 23 (16.91%) Windows
3 8 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.94%) Solaris
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.21%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.21%) Android
5 3 (2.21%) AIX
6 2 (1.47%) HPUX
6 2 (1.47%) CentOS
6 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.21%) Software Engineering
2 27 (19.85%) Load Balancing
3 15 (11.03%) TDD
4 14 (10.29%) Unit Testing
5 12 (8.82%) MVC
6 11 (8.09%) Scrum
7 10 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.35%) Configuration Management
8 9 (6.62%) OO
9 7 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.15%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (4.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (4.41%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (4.41%) Web Development
11 5 (3.68%) Performance Testing
12 4 (2.94%) Validation
12 4 (2.94%) ITIL
12 4 (2.94%) OOP
13 3 (2.21%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 55 (40.44%) PHP
2 45 (33.09%) SQL
2 45 (33.09%) Python
2 45 (33.09%) Ruby
3 36 (26.47%) Bash Shell
4 34 (25.00%) C++
5 30 (22.06%) Java
6 26 (19.12%) JavaScript
7 18 (13.24%) PL/SQL
8 10 (7.35%) Perl
9 7 (5.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.41%) Shell Script
11 5 (3.68%) Tcl
12 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.21%) C
12 3 (2.21%) C#
13 1 (0.74%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (19.12%) Degree
2 7 (5.15%) ISEB
3 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) VCAP
4 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.21%) MCSE
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Squid
1 7 (5.15%) vSphere
2 6 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.21%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.74%) Xen
5 1 (0.74%) XenServer
5 1 (0.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (14.71%) Puppet
2 10 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.41%) HAProxy
3 6 (4.41%) Capistrano
4 5 (3.68%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.94%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.47%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (27.21%) Oracle
2 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.15%) VMware
3 7 (5.15%) Splunk
4 3 (2.21%) Percona
4 3 (2.21%) IBM
4 3 (2.21%) Dell
4 3 (2.21%) jBASE
4 3 (2.21%) Zend
4 3 (2.21%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.47%) Riverbed
5 2 (1.47%) Cisco
5 2 (1.47%) Adobe
5 2 (1.47%) Sun
6 1 (0.74%) Sybase
6 1 (0.74%) JBoss
6 1 (0.74%) Siebel
6 1 (0.74%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (0.74%) Novell
6 1 (0.74%) Veritas
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