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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 11 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 155 219 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.26% 13.38% 9.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.54% 56.44% 42.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 160 71
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
295 388 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.42% 23.70% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 239 146
Median daily rate £365 £398 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.17% +59.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £492 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 19
Median hourly rate £14.53 £11.67 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.52% -14.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £9.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.45 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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.

1 169 (46.69%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (34.25%) Puppet
3 116 (32.04%) Jenkins
3 116 (32.04%) DevOps
4 113 (31.22%) Java
5 105 (29.01%) Git (software)
6 92 (25.41%) Open Source
7 90 (24.86%) Opscode Chef
8 83 (22.93%) VMware
8 83 (22.93%) Red Hat
9 80 (22.10%) Unix
10 77 (21.27%) Python
11 73 (20.17%) HTML
11 73 (20.17%) Ruby
12 72 (19.89%) JavaScript
13 71 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 70 (19.34%) Scrum
15 65 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
16 63 (17.40%) JIRA
17 58 (16.02%) Windows
18 57 (15.75%) Spring
18 57 (15.75%) Relational Database
19 52 (14.36%) RESTful
19 52 (14.36%) Configuration Management
20 51 (14.09%) CSS
20 51 (14.09%) MongoDB
21 48 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
21 48 (13.26%) SQL
22 46 (12.71%) HTML5
22 46 (12.71%) JSON

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 (12.43%) Confluence
2 21 (5.80%) Apache
2 21 (5.80%) nginx
2 21 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 20 (5.52%) OpenStack
4 8 (2.21%) IIS
4 8 (2.21%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.21%) WordPress
5 7 (1.93%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (1.93%) Jetty
6 6 (1.66%) GlassFish
6 6 (1.66%) Mongrel
6 6 (1.66%) SAS
7 5 (1.38%) CloudStack
8 3 (0.83%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.28%) CICS
10 1 (0.28%) CMS
10 1 (0.28%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (1.10%) MS Office
2 2 (0.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 48 (13.26%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (9.67%) PaaS
3 23 (6.35%) IaaS
3 23 (6.35%) SaaS
4 14 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.76%) GitHub
6 7 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (1.93%) Google App Engine
6 7 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.55%) Office 365
8 2 (0.55%) Slack
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.28%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.28%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.05%) HTTP
2 37 (10.22%) Firewall
3 33 (9.12%) DNS
4 21 (5.80%) SAN
5 15 (4.14%) DHCP
6 11 (3.04%) SSL
7 9 (2.49%) TCP/IP
8 8 (2.21%) FTP
8 8 (2.21%) Internet
9 7 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (1.93%) LAN
9 7 (1.93%) WAN
10 6 (1.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (1.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (1.66%) IPsec
10 6 (1.66%) LDAP
11 5 (1.38%) Network Security
11 5 (1.38%) SSH
12 4 (1.10%) VPN
13 2 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (15.75%) Relational Database
2 51 (14.09%) MongoDB
3 32 (8.84%) NoSQL
4 30 (8.29%) MySQL
5 29 (8.01%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (4.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (3.87%) Oracle Database
8 13 (3.59%) DB2
8 13 (3.59%) SQL Server
9 12 (3.31%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.76%) Informix
10 10 (2.76%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.93%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.66%) Redis
12 6 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.38%) Neo4j
14 4 (1.10%) Big Data
14 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (1.10%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 116 (32.04%) Jenkins
2 105 (29.01%) Git (software)
3 63 (17.40%) JIRA
4 37 (10.22%) Subversion
5 32 (8.84%) JUnit
5 32 (8.84%) Maven
6 30 (8.29%) Cucumber
7 29 (8.01%) Selenium
8 16 (4.42%) Travis CI
9 12 (3.31%) Jasmine
10 9 (2.49%) Vagrant
11 8 (2.21%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.93%) RSpec
13 6 (1.66%) Gitweb
13 6 (1.66%) Grunt
13 6 (1.66%) Hudson
14 4 (1.10%) Capybara
14 4 (1.10%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.83%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.83%) IntelliJ
General
1 26 (7.18%) Games
2 19 (5.25%) Finance
3 10 (2.76%) Retail
4 8 (2.21%) Back Office
5 4 (1.10%) Online Betting
6 3 (0.83%) Banking
6 3 (0.83%) Marketing
7 2 (0.55%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.28%) Automotive
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 96 (26.52%) Developer
2 91 (25.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (9.67%) Java Developer
4 33 (9.12%) Linux Engineer
5 27 (7.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 22 (6.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 21 (5.80%) Architect
7 21 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 19 (5.25%) AWS Engineer
9 18 (4.97%) Administrator
9 18 (4.97%) AWS DevOps
10 17 (4.70%) Analyst
11 16 (4.42%) Cloud Engineer
12 15 (4.14%) Senior Developer
12 15 (4.14%) Technical Leader
13 14 (3.87%) DBA
13 14 (3.87%) Operations Engineer
14 13 (3.59%) Digital Developer
15 12 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 12 (3.31%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.17%) HTML
2 57 (15.75%) Spring
3 52 (14.36%) RESTful
4 51 (14.09%) CSS
5 46 (12.71%) HTML5
5 46 (12.71%) JSON
6 41 (11.33%) Node.js
7 35 (9.67%) Play Framework
8 34 (9.39%) Django
9 32 (8.84%) REST
10 20 (5.52%) Ruby on Rails
11 19 (5.25%) Ajax
11 19 (5.25%) CSS3
11 19 (5.25%) XML
12 18 (4.97%) Spring MVC
13 17 (4.70%) LAMP
13 17 (4.70%) Web Services
14 16 (4.42%) Guice
14 16 (4.42%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (3.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.97%) User Experience
2 16 (4.42%) NHS
3 11 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.04%) Social Media
4 10 (2.76%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.76%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.93%) Enterprise Cloud
6 6 (1.66%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.66%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.38%) PKI
7 5 (1.38%) Replication
7 5 (1.38%) Tandem
8 4 (1.10%) Clustering
8 4 (1.10%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.10%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (22.10%) Unix
2 71 (19.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 58 (16.02%) Windows
4 44 (12.15%) CentOS
5 37 (10.22%) Ubuntu
6 21 (5.80%) Windows Server
7 17 (4.70%) Mac OS X
8 13 (3.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.93%) Fedora
12 6 (1.66%) Solaris
13 5 (1.38%) AIX
14 4 (1.10%) HPUX
15 3 (0.83%) SUSE
16 2 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.28%) Android
17 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (46.69%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (32.04%) DevOps
3 92 (25.41%) Open Source
4 70 (19.34%) Scrum
5 65 (17.96%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (14.36%) Configuration Management
7 41 (11.33%) Software Engineering
7 41 (11.33%) TDD
8 37 (10.22%) Mentoring
9 34 (9.39%) Kanban
10 33 (9.12%) Microservices
11 31 (8.56%) Responsive Web Design
12 30 (8.29%) Web Design
13 26 (7.18%) ITIL
14 24 (6.63%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (6.63%) Front End Development
14 24 (6.63%) Web Development
15 23 (6.35%) BDD
16 20 (5.52%) Automated Testing
16 20 (5.52%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 113 (31.22%) Java
2 77 (21.27%) Python
3 73 (20.17%) Ruby
4 72 (19.89%) JavaScript
5 48 (13.26%) SQL
6 40 (11.05%) Scala
7 35 (9.67%) Bash Shell
8 28 (7.73%) PHP
9 20 (5.52%) Perl
10 19 (5.25%) PowerShell
11 16 (4.42%) Shell Script
12 15 (4.14%) C#
12 15 (4.14%) C++
13 7 (1.93%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.28%) C
14 1 (0.28%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.28%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.28%) Go
14 1 (0.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (12.15%) Security Cleared
2 30 (8.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 21 (5.80%) Degree
4 14 (3.87%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.49%) CCNP
7 4 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.83%) CCNA
8 3 (0.83%) CISSP
8 3 (0.83%) MCSE
8 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.83%) RHCE
9 2 (0.55%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.55%) CCDE
9 2 (0.55%) CCIE
9 2 (0.55%) CISA
9 2 (0.55%) CISM
9 2 (0.55%) ISEB
9 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.38%) QA
3 3 (0.83%) HL7
3 3 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.83%) SDET
4 2 (0.55%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (9.67%) Docker
3 16 (4.42%) VMware Server
4 12 (3.31%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.31%) Xen
5 9 (2.49%) vSphere
6 7 (1.93%) Squid
7 6 (1.66%) NFS
8 4 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.10%) XenServer
9 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.83%) vCloud
9 3 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.55%) KVM
10 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.55%) XenApp
11 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 124 (34.25%) Puppet
2 90 (24.86%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (9.94%) Ansible
4 19 (5.25%) Nagios
5 16 (4.42%) Grafana
6 10 (2.76%) ZABBIX
7 9 (2.49%) Graphite
8 8 (2.21%) Icinga
8 8 (2.21%) Terraform
9 7 (1.93%) Salt
10 6 (1.66%) collectd
10 6 (1.66%) Graylog
10 6 (1.66%) HAProxy
10 6 (1.66%) StatsD
11 5 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (1.10%) Cobbler
12 4 (1.10%) Mesos
12 4 (1.10%) NetBackup
12 4 (1.10%) Opsview
12 4 (1.10%) Packer
Vendors
1 83 (22.93%) Red Hat
1 83 (22.93%) VMware
2 35 (9.67%) Oracle
3 31 (8.56%) Google
4 25 (6.91%) Cisco
5 22 (6.08%) Splunk
6 17 (4.70%) F5
6 17 (4.70%) Microsoft
7 13 (3.59%) EMC
8 9 (2.49%) Atlassian
8 9 (2.49%) NetApp
9 8 (2.21%) Palo Alto
10 6 (1.66%) Citrix
10 6 (1.66%) New Relic
10 6 (1.66%) Sybase
11 5 (1.38%) IBM
12 4 (1.10%) HP
12 4 (1.10%) Riverbed
12 4 (1.10%) SaltStack
12 4 (1.10%) Symantec
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