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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 21 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing Linux 137 73 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.96% 4.68% 3.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.60% 21.99% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 55 23
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£363 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £394 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
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
346 332 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.09% 21.28% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 187 96
Average daily rate £350 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 36
Average hourly rate £14.19 £11.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.72% -2.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £9.70 £9.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £15.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +16 121 £363 +15.53% 69
Bradford -14 5 £453 +8.38% 1
Halifax -1 2 - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

1 135 (44.12%) UNIX
2 104 (33.99%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (31.70%) DevOps
4 92 (30.07%) Python
5 85 (27.78%) Puppet
6 82 (26.80%) Ruby
7 81 (26.47%) Java
7 81 (26.47%) Configuration Management
8 77 (25.16%) Opscode Chef
9 70 (22.88%) Red Hat
9 70 (22.88%) Apache
10 68 (22.22%) PHP
11 62 (20.26%) SQL
12 61 (19.93%) Bash Shell
12 61 (19.93%) MongoDB
13 58 (18.95%) HTML
14 55 (17.97%) Oracle
15 52 (16.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 51 (16.67%) HTTP
17 43 (14.05%) C
18 42 (13.73%) Windows
19 41 (13.40%) Mac OS X
20 39 (12.75%) MySQL
21 37 (12.09%) Relational Database
22 36 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
22 36 (11.76%) Web Design
23 35 (11.44%) Software Engineering
23 35 (11.44%) REST
24 32 (10.46%) Splunk
25 31 (10.13%) SSL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 70 (22.88%) Apache
2 21 (6.86%) Node.js
3 19 (6.21%) Tomcat
4 13 (4.25%) OpenStack
5 8 (2.61%) WebSphere
6 6 (1.96%) nginx
7 4 (1.31%) IIS
8 3 (0.98%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.65%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.65%) JBoss
10 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.17%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (6.21%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (2.29%) Amazon S3
3 7 (2.29%) Route 53
4 1 (0.33%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.33%) PaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 51 (16.67%) HTTP
2 31 (10.13%) SSL
3 30 (9.80%) TCP/IP
4 24 (7.84%) DNS
5 14 (4.58%) Internet
6 13 (4.25%) Firewall
7 10 (3.27%) SAN
8 9 (2.94%) DHCP
9 6 (1.96%) LDAP
10 5 (1.63%) Wireless
11 4 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.98%) Network Security
12 3 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.98%) IPsec
12 3 (0.98%) OSPF
12 3 (0.98%) BGP
12 3 (0.98%) EIGRP
13 2 (0.65%) VRRP
13 2 (0.65%) MPLS
13 2 (0.65%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (19.93%) MongoDB
2 39 (12.75%) MySQL
3 37 (12.09%) Relational Database
4 21 (6.86%) Neo4j
4 21 (6.86%) SQL Server
5 18 (5.88%) CouchDB
5 18 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 18 (5.88%) Riak
5 18 (5.88%) Hypertable
6 17 (5.56%) Redis
7 14 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.27%) SimpleDB
8 10 (3.27%) Couchbase
9 7 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (2.29%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.29%) DB2
10 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.31%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.31%) Data Mart
10 4 (1.31%) BODI
Development Applications
1 30 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.52%) Subversion
3 18 (5.88%) Fiddler
4 11 (3.59%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.63%) RSpec
6 3 (0.98%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.98%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.65%) JUnit
7 2 (0.65%) JIRA
7 2 (0.65%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.65%) Hudson
8 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.33%) Grunt
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.33%) Selenium
8 1 (0.33%) Maven
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 11 (3.59%) Finance
2 10 (3.27%) Electronics
3 7 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.31%) Banking
5 3 (0.98%) Retail
5 3 (0.98%) Games
6 2 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (24.18%) Developer
2 65 (21.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (13.07%) Java Developer
4 20 (6.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 19 (6.21%) Analyst
6 18 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (4.58%) Administrator
9 13 (4.25%) Support Analyst
10 12 (3.92%) UNIX Operator
11 11 (3.59%) Architect
11 11 (3.59%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.27%) UNIX Support
13 9 (2.94%) Linux Support
13 9 (2.94%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (2.94%) Support Engineer
13 9 (2.94%) DBA
14 7 (2.29%) Front-End Developer
15 6 (1.96%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (18.95%) HTML
2 35 (11.44%) REST
3 25 (8.17%) Hibernate
4 23 (7.52%) Web Services
5 20 (6.54%) JAX-RS
6 19 (6.21%) CSS
7 12 (3.92%) LAMP
8 9 (2.94%) .NET
9 7 (2.29%) Middleware
9 7 (2.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 6 (1.96%) CSS3
10 6 (1.96%) J2EE
11 5 (1.63%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.63%) XML
11 5 (1.63%) jQuery
12 4 (1.31%) Spring
12 4 (1.31%) Ajax
12 4 (1.31%) .NET Framework
12 4 (1.31%) WCF
12 4 (1.31%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.88%) Open Source
3 16 (5.23%) Client/Server
4 13 (4.25%) Clustering
5 5 (1.63%) Replication
5 5 (1.63%) NHS
6 4 (1.31%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.31%) DataPower
6 4 (1.31%) User Experience
7 3 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.65%) IBM XIV
8 2 (0.65%) RIA
8 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.33%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.33%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.33%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 135 (44.12%) UNIX
2 52 (16.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (13.73%) Windows
4 41 (13.40%) Mac OS X
5 24 (7.84%) AIX
6 20 (6.54%) Ubuntu
7 19 (6.21%) CentOS
8 16 (5.23%) Solaris
9 6 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.31%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.98%) HPUX
12 3 (0.98%) Debian
13 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.33%) Fedora
14 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.33%) Android
14 1 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (33.99%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (31.70%) DevOps
3 81 (26.47%) Configuration Management
4 36 (11.76%) Web Design
4 36 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
5 35 (11.44%) Software Engineering
6 29 (9.48%) E-Commerce
7 26 (8.50%) TDD
7 26 (8.50%) Incident Management
8 25 (8.17%) Service Management
9 24 (7.84%) ITIL
10 21 (6.86%) Load Balancing
11 18 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (5.88%) Web Development
12 16 (5.23%) Service Delivery
13 15 (4.90%) Scrum
14 14 (4.58%) BDD
15 13 (4.25%) Workflow
15 13 (4.25%) Project Management
15 13 (4.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (30.07%) Python
2 82 (26.80%) Ruby
3 81 (26.47%) Java
4 68 (22.22%) PHP
5 62 (20.26%) SQL
6 61 (19.93%) Bash Shell
7 43 (14.05%) C
8 26 (8.50%) Shell Script
8 26 (8.50%) C++
9 23 (7.52%) JavaScript
10 15 (4.90%) Perl
11 9 (2.94%) VB
11 9 (2.94%) Scala
12 7 (2.29%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.63%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.63%) C#
14 4 (1.31%) PHP5
15 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.65%) BeanShell
16 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 21 (6.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.96%) Degree
4 3 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (0.98%) CCNP
4 3 (0.98%) CCNA
4 3 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.65%) RHCE
5 2 (0.65%) CCSA
5 2 (0.65%) CCSE
5 2 (0.65%) RHCA
5 2 (0.65%) CCDA
5 2 (0.65%) CCDP
5 2 (0.65%) CISSP
5 2 (0.65%) MCSE
5 2 (0.65%) MCSA
5 2 (0.65%) VCP4
5 2 (0.65%) VCAP
5 2 (0.65%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.96%) SLA
2 3 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.98%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (2.29%) VMware ESX
3 6 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.63%) Terminal Services
4 5 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.98%) Xen
5 3 (0.98%) VMware Server
5 3 (0.98%) Samba
6 2 (0.65%) XenServer
6 2 (0.65%) vSphere
6 2 (0.65%) Firmware
7 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 85 (27.78%) Puppet
2 77 (25.16%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (8.82%) Tivoli
4 25 (8.17%) Nagios
5 23 (7.52%) Ansible
6 22 (7.19%) Cobbler
7 19 (6.21%) Graphite
8 18 (5.88%) CFEngine
9 13 (4.25%) Salt
10 5 (1.63%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.98%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 1 (0.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 70 (22.88%) Red Hat
2 55 (17.97%) Oracle
3 32 (10.46%) Splunk
4 30 (9.80%) VMware
5 20 (6.54%) SaltStack
6 18 (5.88%) HP
7 16 (5.23%) Microsoft
8 11 (3.59%) IBM
8 11 (3.59%) Rackspace
9 10 (3.27%) Cisco
10 6 (1.96%) jBASE
11 5 (1.63%) Percona
12 4 (1.31%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.98%) Remedy
13 3 (0.98%) Imperva
14 2 (0.65%) EnterpriseDB
14 2 (0.65%) SonicWALL
14 2 (0.65%) Novell
14 2 (0.65%) CheckPoint
14 2 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £390 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day limited company basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago