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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Linux 129 162 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.26% 10.25% 15.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 53.97% 50.63% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 114 138
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £547 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
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 Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
239 320 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.86% 20.25% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 191 204
Median daily rate £425 £394 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.91 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Linux.

1 122 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (34.52%) Python
3 95 (33.81%) Java
4 94 (33.45%) Puppet
5 92 (32.74%) HTML
6 90 (32.03%) Jenkins
6 90 (32.03%) DevOps
7 84 (29.89%) Git (software)
8 75 (26.69%) JavaScript
9 73 (25.98%) Ruby
10 72 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
11 71 (25.27%) Unix
12 70 (24.91%) CSS
13 69 (24.56%) Scrum
14 67 (23.84%) Open Source
15 66 (23.49%) Red Hat
16 65 (23.13%) Windows
17 61 (21.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 53 (18.86%) JIRA
18 53 (18.86%) VMware
19 52 (18.51%) HTML5
20 50 (17.79%) JSON
21 49 (17.44%) Spring
22 48 (17.08%) Scala
22 48 (17.08%) Relational Database
23 46 (16.37%) RESTful
23 46 (16.37%) Ubuntu
24 45 (16.01%) MongoDB
24 45 (16.01%) Confluence
25 44 (15.66%) Continuous Integration

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 45 (16.01%) Confluence
2 18 (6.41%) Apache
2 18 (6.41%) OpenStack
3 13 (4.63%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.91%) nginx
5 9 (3.20%) SAS
6 8 (2.85%) CloudStack
6 8 (2.85%) WordPress
7 6 (2.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (2.14%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.78%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.42%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.07%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.07%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.71%) IIS
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (1.42%) MS Office
2 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 34 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (4.98%) PaaS
3 13 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.56%) GitHub
5 7 (2.49%) IaaS
6 4 (1.42%) SaaS
7 2 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.71%) Office 365
8 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.36%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.36%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.36%) Heroku
8 1 (0.36%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.46%) DNS
2 30 (10.68%) HTTP
3 25 (8.90%) LDAP
4 24 (8.54%) Firewall
4 24 (8.54%) TCP/IP
5 18 (6.41%) SMTP
6 17 (6.05%) SNMP
7 15 (5.34%) SAN
8 8 (2.85%) LAN
8 8 (2.85%) WAN
9 6 (2.14%) Internet
9 6 (2.14%) SSH
10 5 (1.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (1.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (1.78%) OpenLDAP
11 4 (1.42%) Network Security
11 4 (1.42%) SSL
12 3 (1.07%) DHCP
12 3 (1.07%) Kerberos
12 3 (1.07%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.08%) Relational Database
2 45 (16.01%) MongoDB
3 35 (12.46%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (11.39%) MySQL
5 29 (10.32%) NoSQL
6 17 (6.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (5.69%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.91%) Redis
9 8 (2.85%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.85%) SQL Server
10 7 (2.49%) Big Data
11 5 (1.78%) HBase
11 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.42%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.07%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 90 (32.03%) Jenkins
2 84 (29.89%) Git (software)
3 53 (18.86%) JIRA
4 37 (13.17%) JUnit
5 35 (12.46%) Subversion
6 33 (11.74%) Selenium
7 32 (11.39%) Cucumber
8 17 (6.05%) Maven
9 14 (4.98%) Jasmine
10 10 (3.56%) Vagrant
11 8 (2.85%) WebDriver
12 7 (2.49%) Grunt
12 7 (2.49%) JMeter
12 7 (2.49%) RSpec
13 6 (2.14%) TeamCity
13 6 (2.14%) Travis CI
14 5 (1.78%) Gitweb
14 5 (1.78%) Mockito
15 4 (1.42%) Capybara
15 4 (1.42%) Hudson
General
1 20 (7.12%) Finance
2 6 (2.14%) Back Office
3 4 (1.42%) Retail
4 3 (1.07%) Games
4 3 (1.07%) Marketing
5 2 (0.71%) Banking
5 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Automotive
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (26.33%) Developer
2 56 (19.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (10.32%) Administrator
4 25 (8.90%) Java Developer
5 23 (8.19%) Linux Engineer
6 21 (7.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (6.05%) Architect
8 15 (5.34%) Analyst
8 15 (5.34%) Technical Architect
9 14 (4.98%) AWS DevOps
10 13 (4.63%) AWS Engineer
10 13 (4.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 12 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (3.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.56%) Consultant
13 10 (3.56%) Linux Administrator
14 9 (3.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (2.85%) SAS Administrator
15 8 (2.85%) Systems Administrator
15 8 (2.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (32.74%) HTML
2 70 (24.91%) CSS
3 52 (18.51%) HTML5
4 50 (17.79%) JSON
5 49 (17.44%) Spring
6 46 (16.37%) RESTful
7 39 (13.88%) Django
7 39 (13.88%) Play Framework
8 36 (12.81%) XML
9 33 (11.74%) Node.js
10 29 (10.32%) REST
11 21 (7.47%) CSS3
11 21 (7.47%) Ruby on Rails
12 20 (7.12%) Ajax
13 19 (6.76%) Spring MVC
14 17 (6.05%) Guice
14 17 (6.05%) Web Services
15 13 (4.63%) LAMP
16 11 (3.91%) LAPP Stack
17 10 (3.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.69%) NHS
1 16 (5.69%) User Experience
2 12 (4.27%) Social Media
3 11 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.91%) Data Centre
4 8 (2.85%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.85%) Tandem
5 5 (1.78%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.78%) PKI
5 5 (1.78%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.42%) Clustering
6 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.42%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (1.42%) Replication
7 3 (1.07%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.07%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.07%) Smartcard
7 3 (1.07%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 71 (25.27%) Unix
2 65 (23.13%) Windows
3 61 (21.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (16.37%) Ubuntu
5 37 (13.17%) CentOS
6 36 (12.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (8.90%) Windows Server
8 13 (4.63%) Mac OS X
8 13 (4.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.78%) Solaris
11 4 (1.42%) Fedora
12 3 (1.07%) AIX
12 3 (1.07%) HPUX
12 3 (1.07%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.71%) Android
13 2 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (32.03%) DevOps
3 69 (24.56%) Scrum
4 67 (23.84%) Open Source
5 44 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (15.30%) Configuration Management
7 38 (13.52%) Kanban
8 30 (10.68%) Mentoring
9 29 (10.32%) Responsive Web Design
10 28 (9.96%) Web Design
11 27 (9.61%) Software Engineering
12 22 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (7.47%) Automated Testing
13 21 (7.47%) Front End Development
13 21 (7.47%) Web Development
14 20 (7.12%) MVC
14 20 (7.12%) TDD
15 18 (6.41%) ITIL
15 18 (6.41%) Microservices
15 18 (6.41%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 97 (34.52%) Python
2 95 (33.81%) Java
3 75 (26.69%) JavaScript
4 73 (25.98%) Ruby
5 48 (17.08%) Scala
6 38 (13.52%) SQL
7 24 (8.54%) Bash Shell
7 24 (8.54%) PHP
8 17 (6.05%) C#
9 16 (5.69%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.27%) Perl
11 11 (3.91%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.85%) C++
13 5 (1.78%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.71%) C
14 2 (0.71%) Korn
15 1 (0.36%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.36%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.36%) Go
15 1 (0.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (9.96%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.12%) BPSS Clearance
3 18 (6.41%) Degree
4 8 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.85%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.14%) CCNP
6 5 (1.78%) MCSE
6 5 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.07%) RHCE
7 3 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.71%) CCA
8 2 (0.71%) CCNA
8 2 (0.71%) CISA
8 2 (0.71%) CISM
8 2 (0.71%) CISSP
8 2 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.71%) ISEB
8 2 (0.71%) OCP
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.71%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.14%) QA
3 4 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.07%) HL7
4 3 (1.07%) SDET
5 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.71%) FATCA
5 2 (0.71%) SLA
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.36%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (8.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (8.19%) Docker
3 17 (6.05%) Active Directory
4 13 (4.63%) VMware Server
5 12 (4.27%) vSphere
6 8 (2.85%) Xen
7 7 (2.49%) XenServer
8 6 (2.14%) Squid
8 6 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.78%) HDFS
9 5 (1.78%) NFS
10 4 (1.42%) vCloud
11 3 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.71%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.71%) VMware GSX
12 2 (0.71%) XenApp
13 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 94 (33.45%) Puppet
2 72 (25.62%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (11.74%) Ansible
4 26 (9.25%) Nagios
5 17 (6.05%) Grafana
6 7 (2.49%) Terraform
7 5 (1.78%) Cobbler
7 5 (1.78%) Graphite
7 5 (1.78%) Graylog
7 5 (1.78%) HAProxy
7 5 (1.78%) Icinga
7 5 (1.78%) Salt
7 5 (1.78%) StatsD
7 5 (1.78%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.42%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (1.42%) Packer
9 3 (1.07%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.07%) Mesos
9 3 (1.07%) vRealize
Vendors
1 66 (23.49%) Red Hat
2 53 (18.86%) VMware
3 43 (15.30%) Splunk
4 27 (9.61%) Google
5 21 (7.47%) Oracle
6 16 (5.69%) Microsoft
7 12 (4.27%) F5
8 11 (3.91%) Cisco
9 8 (2.85%) Citrix
10 7 (2.49%) SaltStack
11 6 (2.14%) New Relic
11 6 (2.14%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.78%) Hortonworks
12 5 (1.78%) NetApp
13 4 (1.42%) Rackspace
14 3 (1.07%) Atlassian
14 3 (1.07%) EMC
14 3 (1.07%) Riverbed
14 3 (1.07%) Symantec
15 2 (0.71%) IBM
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