The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Linux 200 187 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.79% 8.70% 7.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.56% 41.65% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 124 90
Median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
Linux
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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
439 449 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.49% 20.88% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 260 185
Median daily rate £400 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £195 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 38 23
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.12 £9.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £40.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Linux Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 184 £425 +21.42% 39
Halifax -7 4 £430 +4.12% 2
Bradford -5 2 £240 -24.40% 5
Pudsey - 1 £450 - 1
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 177 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (32.59%) DevOps
3 127 (31.59%) Puppet
4 122 (30.35%) Java
5 112 (27.86%) Unix
6 110 (27.36%) Jenkins
7 104 (25.87%) Git (software)
8 93 (23.13%) VMware
9 89 (22.14%) Red Hat
10 87 (21.64%) Windows
11 82 (20.40%) Open Source
12 77 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
13 76 (18.91%) SQL
14 72 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 68 (16.92%) Python
16 64 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
17 63 (15.67%) Ruby
18 61 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
18 61 (15.17%) Oracle
19 56 (13.93%) HTML
19 56 (13.93%) Configuration Management
20 55 (13.68%) JavaScript
20 55 (13.68%) TDD
21 54 (13.43%) JIRA
22 51 (12.69%) VMware Infrastructure
23 50 (12.44%) Security Cleared
24 47 (11.69%) Bash Shell
24 47 (11.69%) Scrum
24 47 (11.69%) Relational Database
25 46 (11.44%) Firewall

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 35 (8.71%) Apache
2 32 (7.96%) Confluence
3 30 (7.46%) Tomcat
4 27 (6.72%) OpenStack
5 22 (5.47%) nginx
6 14 (3.48%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.24%) SAS
8 8 (1.99%) WordPress
9 7 (1.74%) IIS
10 6 (1.49%) Jetty
11 5 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (1.24%) GlassFish
11 5 (1.24%) JBoss
12 4 (1.00%) CloudStack
12 4 (1.00%) FileNet
12 4 (1.00%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
15 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.25%) Magento
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 61 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.96%) PaaS
3 25 (6.22%) IaaS
4 23 (5.72%) SaaS
5 11 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (2.49%) Google App Engine
6 10 (2.49%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.50%) Office 365
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.44%) Firewall
2 41 (10.20%) HTTP
3 36 (8.96%) DNS
4 19 (4.73%) Internet
4 19 (4.73%) SAN
5 16 (3.98%) SSL
5 16 (3.98%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.48%) DHCP
7 11 (2.74%) LAN
7 11 (2.74%) WAN
8 10 (2.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (2.49%) Network Security
9 8 (1.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (1.99%) VPN
10 6 (1.49%) FTP
10 6 (1.49%) IPsec
10 6 (1.49%) SSH
11 5 (1.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (1.24%) MPLS
12 4 (1.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.69%) Relational Database
2 41 (10.20%) MongoDB
3 31 (7.71%) MySQL
4 27 (6.72%) NoSQL
5 22 (5.47%) Oracle Database
5 22 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (5.22%) SQL Server
7 16 (3.98%) DB2
8 15 (3.73%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (2.99%) Informix
11 11 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (2.74%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.74%) Redis
12 10 (2.49%) Neo4j
13 9 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.74%) Big Data
15 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
16 4 (1.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 110 (27.36%) Jenkins
2 104 (25.87%) Git (software)
3 54 (13.43%) JIRA
4 45 (11.19%) Maven
5 38 (9.45%) Subversion
6 20 (4.98%) Selenium
7 18 (4.48%) Travis CI
8 17 (4.23%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.24%) JUnit
9 9 (2.24%) SonarQube
10 8 (1.99%) Ant
10 8 (1.99%) Appium
10 8 (1.99%) Hudson
10 8 (1.99%) Mocha
10 8 (1.99%) TeamCity
11 7 (1.74%) ClearCase
11 7 (1.74%) PHPUnit
12 6 (1.49%) Mockito
12 6 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (1.24%) Gitweb
General
1 43 (10.70%) Finance
2 33 (8.21%) Games
3 17 (4.23%) Banking
4 11 (2.74%) Retail
5 8 (1.99%) Back Office
6 5 (1.24%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.00%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 110 (27.36%) Developer
2 97 (24.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (8.71%) Administrator
4 32 (7.96%) Java Developer
4 32 (7.96%) Linux Engineer
5 28 (6.97%) Architect
6 27 (6.72%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 22 (5.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 21 (5.22%) AWS Engineer
9 20 (4.98%) AWS DevOps
10 19 (4.73%) Analyst
10 19 (4.73%) PHP Developer
11 18 (4.48%) DBA
11 18 (4.48%) Digital Developer
11 18 (4.48%) Operations Engineer
11 18 (4.48%) Senior Developer
12 17 (4.23%) Technical Architect
13 16 (3.98%) Cloud Engineer
14 15 (3.73%) Consultant
14 15 (3.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.93%) HTML
2 38 (9.45%) Spring
3 37 (9.20%) RESTful
4 32 (7.96%) CSS
5 30 (7.46%) REST
6 29 (7.21%) Node.js
7 25 (6.22%) HTML5
8 23 (5.72%) JSON
8 23 (5.72%) Middleware
9 22 (5.47%) LAMP
10 21 (5.22%) .NET
11 20 (4.98%) RabbitMQ
12 19 (4.73%) Play Framework
13 18 (4.48%) Django
14 14 (3.48%) Web Services
14 14 (3.48%) XML
15 13 (3.23%) Hibernate
16 12 (2.99%) Ruby on Rails
16 12 (2.99%) Spring Boot
17 11 (2.74%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.73%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.23%) User Experience
4 11 (2.74%) NHS
5 10 (2.49%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.74%) Clustering
6 7 (1.74%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.49%) Cryptography
7 6 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.49%) Replication
7 6 (1.49%) Social Media
8 5 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.24%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.00%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.00%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.75%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 112 (27.86%) Unix
2 87 (21.64%) Windows
3 72 (17.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (9.45%) CentOS
5 35 (8.71%) Ubuntu
6 28 (6.97%) Mac OS X
7 23 (5.72%) Windows Server
8 17 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (3.48%) AIX
11 12 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (2.24%) Solaris
13 8 (1.99%) HPUX
13 8 (1.99%) SUSE
14 7 (1.74%) Fedora
15 3 (0.75%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.50%) zOS
17 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (32.59%) DevOps
3 82 (20.40%) Open Source
4 64 (15.92%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (13.93%) Configuration Management
6 55 (13.68%) TDD
7 47 (11.69%) Scrum
8 31 (7.71%) Microservices
8 31 (7.71%) Software Engineering
9 26 (6.47%) Responsive Web Design
9 26 (6.47%) Web Design
9 26 (6.47%) Web Development
10 25 (6.22%) ITIL
11 24 (5.97%) BDD
12 21 (5.22%) High Availability
13 19 (4.73%) Mentoring
14 18 (4.48%) Coaching
14 18 (4.48%) Front End Development
14 18 (4.48%) OO
15 17 (4.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 122 (30.35%) Java
2 76 (18.91%) SQL
3 68 (16.92%) Python
4 63 (15.67%) Ruby
5 55 (13.68%) JavaScript
6 47 (11.69%) Bash Shell
7 41 (10.20%) Perl
8 33 (8.21%) PHP
9 26 (6.47%) Shell Script
10 21 (5.22%) Scala
11 17 (4.23%) PowerShell
12 14 (3.48%) C++
13 11 (2.74%) C#
13 11 (2.74%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.99%) PHP 5
15 3 (0.75%) COBOL
15 3 (0.75%) R
16 2 (0.50%) Groovy
17 1 (0.25%) C
17 1 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 50 (12.44%) Security Cleared
2 28 (6.97%) BPSS Clearance
3 20 (4.98%) Degree
3 20 (4.98%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.74%) CCNP
6 5 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.00%) CCNA
8 3 (0.75%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.75%) CCIE
8 3 (0.75%) SAS Certification
8 3 (0.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.50%) CCDE
9 2 (0.50%) CCSP
9 2 (0.50%) CISSP
9 2 (0.50%) ISEB
9 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.25%) MCSE
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.00%) QA
2 4 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.50%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) HL7
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) ISO22301
System Software
1 51 (12.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (9.45%) Docker
3 17 (4.23%) vSphere
4 13 (3.23%) VMware Server
5 11 (2.74%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.74%) Xen
6 6 (1.49%) KVM
6 6 (1.49%) Squid
6 6 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.24%) NFS
8 4 (1.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.00%) vCloud
8 4 (1.00%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.50%) XenApp
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 127 (31.59%) Puppet
2 77 (19.15%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (9.20%) Ansible
4 20 (4.98%) Nagios
5 13 (3.23%) Grafana
6 11 (2.74%) ZABBIX
7 10 (2.49%) Graphite
8 9 (2.24%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (2.24%) Salt
9 8 (1.99%) StatsD
10 7 (1.74%) Icinga
10 7 (1.74%) Mesos
10 7 (1.74%) Opsview
11 6 (1.49%) Cacti
11 6 (1.49%) collectd
11 6 (1.49%) Terraform
12 5 (1.24%) Data Guard
12 5 (1.24%) Graylog
12 5 (1.24%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.24%) logstash
Vendors
1 93 (23.13%) VMware
2 89 (22.14%) Red Hat
3 61 (15.17%) Oracle
4 28 (6.97%) Cisco
5 25 (6.22%) Google
6 23 (5.72%) Microsoft
7 21 (5.22%) Splunk
8 19 (4.73%) F5
9 18 (4.48%) Atlassian
10 17 (4.23%) IBM
11 12 (2.99%) EMC
12 9 (2.24%) HP
13 8 (1.99%) Palo Alto
13 8 (1.99%) Zend
14 7 (1.74%) Citrix
14 7 (1.74%) NetApp
15 6 (1.49%) Sybase
16 5 (1.24%) New Relic
16 5 (1.24%) Riverbed
16 5 (1.24%) Teradata
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + DOE
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
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