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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 17 28 44
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Contract jobs citing Linux 171 90 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.33% 5.42% 3.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.76% 24.19% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 67 24
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £279 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 2
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £26.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 - £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +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
382 372 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.84% 22.40% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 203 89
Average daily rate £331 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.51% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 34
Average hourly rate £16.72 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.39% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £16.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram 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 March 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 +16 150 £355 +10.93% 55
Halifax -4 4 - - 4
Bradford -20 4 - - 3
Dewsbury - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Batley - - - -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 177 (48.63%) UNIX
2 146 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (34.07%) Configuration Management
4 119 (32.69%) Python
5 111 (30.49%) Java
6 106 (29.12%) DevOps
7 95 (26.10%) Puppet
8 90 (24.73%) HTML
9 89 (24.45%) MongoDB
10 88 (24.18%) Opscode Chef
11 84 (23.08%) Ruby
12 81 (22.25%) Bash Shell
13 79 (21.70%) HTTP
14 75 (20.60%) Apache
15 74 (20.33%) Mac OS X
16 67 (18.41%) Red Hat
17 65 (17.86%) SQL
17 65 (17.86%) Relational Database
18 63 (17.31%) Responsive Web Design
18 63 (17.31%) PHP
18 63 (17.31%) Web Design
19 58 (15.93%) REST
20 56 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 55 (15.11%) VMware
22 54 (14.84%) Windows
23 50 (13.74%) Hibernate
24 49 (13.46%) Oracle
25 46 (12.64%) C
26 44 (12.09%) JAX-RS
27 43 (11.81%) MySQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 75 (20.60%) Apache
2 32 (8.79%) OpenStack
3 24 (6.59%) Tomcat
4 23 (6.32%) Node.js
5 12 (3.30%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.92%) nginx
6 7 (1.92%) IIS
7 5 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.82%) JBoss
10 2 (0.55%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.55%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.55%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) MS Project
1 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.04%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (1.65%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.65%) Route 53
5 2 (0.55%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.55%) SaaS
5 2 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Office 365
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (21.70%) HTTP
2 33 (9.07%) TCP/IP
3 30 (8.24%) SSL
4 28 (7.69%) DNS
5 15 (4.12%) Internet
6 14 (3.85%) Firewall
7 12 (3.30%) SAN
8 8 (2.20%) DHCP
9 6 (1.65%) Wireless
10 4 (1.10%) IPsec
10 4 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.10%) BIG-IP
10 4 (1.10%) LDAP
11 3 (0.82%) OSPF
11 3 (0.82%) BGP
11 3 (0.82%) EIGRP
11 3 (0.82%) Network Security
11 3 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.55%) SSH
12 2 (0.55%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (24.45%) MongoDB
2 65 (17.86%) Relational Database
3 43 (11.81%) MySQL
4 42 (11.54%) Neo4j
5 20 (5.49%) NoSQL
6 19 (5.22%) SQL Server
7 18 (4.95%) CouchDB
7 18 (4.95%) Redis
7 18 (4.95%) Riak
7 18 (4.95%) Hypertable
8 11 (3.02%) Couchbase
8 11 (3.02%) SimpleDB
9 8 (2.20%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.37%) DB2
11 5 (1.37%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.10%) Data Mart
12 4 (1.10%) BODI
Development Applications
1 42 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 33 (9.07%) Subversion
3 18 (4.95%) Fiddler
4 12 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.37%) RSpec
6 3 (0.82%) Maven
6 3 (0.82%) JIRA
7 2 (0.55%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.55%) Mockito
7 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.27%) Hudson
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.27%) JUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 13 (3.57%) Electronics
2 10 (2.75%) Finance
3 7 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.10%) Games
4 4 (1.10%) Banking
4 4 (1.10%) Retail
5 2 (0.55%) Automotive
6 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 112 (30.77%) Developer
2 72 (19.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 68 (18.68%) Java Developer
4 22 (6.04%) Analyst
5 21 (5.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 20 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (5.22%) Administrator
8 17 (4.67%) Linux Engineer
9 16 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
10 15 (4.12%) Front-End Developer
11 14 (3.85%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.30%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.02%) DBA
13 11 (3.02%) UNIX Support
14 10 (2.75%) UNIX Operator
15 9 (2.47%) Linux Administrator
15 9 (2.47%) Linux Support
16 8 (2.20%) Support Engineer
17 7 (1.92%) Systems Administrator
17 7 (1.92%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (24.73%) HTML
2 58 (15.93%) REST
3 50 (13.74%) Hibernate
4 44 (12.09%) JAX-RS
5 25 (6.87%) CSS
6 23 (6.32%) Web Services
7 11 (3.02%) Servlets
8 10 (2.75%) LAMP
9 9 (2.47%) Middleware
10 8 (2.20%) .NET
10 8 (2.20%) Spring
10 8 (2.20%) Mustache
11 7 (1.92%) Sass
12 6 (1.65%) CSS3
12 6 (1.65%) J2EE
13 5 (1.37%) Symfony
13 5 (1.37%) HTML5
14 4 (1.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 4 (1.10%) WebSphere MQ
14 4 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.16%) Open Source
2 24 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.40%) Clustering
4 14 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 12 (3.30%) Replication
6 6 (1.65%) NHS
7 4 (1.10%) DataPower
8 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.82%) IBM XIV
8 3 (0.82%) User Experience
9 2 (0.55%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.55%) RIA
10 1 (0.27%) Wiki
10 1 (0.27%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.27%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.27%) Symmetrix
10 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 177 (48.63%) UNIX
2 74 (20.33%) Mac OS X
3 56 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 54 (14.84%) Windows
5 22 (6.04%) AIX
6 21 (5.77%) Ubuntu
7 20 (5.49%) CentOS
8 18 (4.95%) Solaris
9 7 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.37%) SUSE
11 5 (1.37%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.10%) zOS
13 3 (0.82%) HPUX
13 3 (0.82%) Debian
13 3 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.27%) Android
14 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (34.07%) Configuration Management
3 106 (29.12%) DevOps
4 63 (17.31%) Web Design
4 63 (17.31%) Responsive Web Design
5 37 (10.16%) Software Engineering
6 35 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (8.79%) E-Commerce
8 31 (8.52%) ITIL
9 28 (7.69%) TDD
10 26 (7.14%) Incident Management
11 23 (6.32%) Web Development
11 23 (6.32%) Service Management
12 19 (5.22%) Load Balancing
13 18 (4.95%) Mentoring
14 17 (4.67%) BDD
15 15 (4.12%) Scrum
16 14 (3.85%) Service Delivery
17 13 (3.57%) Project Management
17 13 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (32.69%) Python
2 111 (30.49%) Java
3 84 (23.08%) Ruby
4 81 (22.25%) Bash Shell
5 65 (17.86%) SQL
6 63 (17.31%) PHP
7 46 (12.64%) C
8 28 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 28 (7.69%) Shell Script
9 26 (7.14%) C++
10 15 (4.12%) Perl
11 10 (2.75%) Embedded C
12 9 (2.47%) VB
12 9 (2.47%) Scala
13 5 (1.37%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.10%) PHP5
14 4 (1.10%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.82%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.27%) Korn
16 1 (0.27%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 31 (8.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.37%) Degree
4 3 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (0.82%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.82%) CCNP
4 3 (0.82%) CCNA
4 3 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.55%) RHCE
5 2 (0.55%) CCSA
5 2 (0.55%) CCSE
5 2 (0.55%) RHCA
5 2 (0.55%) CCDA
5 2 (0.55%) CCDP
5 2 (0.55%) CISSP
5 2 (0.55%) VCAP
5 2 (0.55%) VCP5
5 2 (0.55%) MCSE
5 2 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.92%) SLA
2 3 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.82%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.55%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.67%) QEMU
2 17 (4.67%) KVM
3 10 (2.75%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 6 (1.65%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.37%) VMware Server
6 5 (1.37%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.82%) Samba
7 3 (0.82%) Xen
8 2 (0.55%) Firmware
8 2 (0.55%) iptables
8 2 (0.55%) vSphere
9 1 (0.27%) XenServer
9 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 95 (26.10%) Puppet
2 88 (24.18%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (7.97%) Tivoli
4 25 (6.87%) Nagios
5 24 (6.59%) Cobbler
6 23 (6.32%) Ansible
7 20 (5.49%) Graphite
8 18 (4.95%) CFEngine
9 14 (3.85%) Salt
10 5 (1.37%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 2 (0.55%) Opsview
13 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
13 1 (0.27%) Cacti
13 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 67 (18.41%) Red Hat
2 55 (15.11%) VMware
3 49 (13.46%) Oracle
4 33 (9.07%) Splunk
5 19 (5.22%) Microsoft
6 18 (4.95%) SaltStack
7 16 (4.40%) HP
8 14 (3.85%) Rackspace
9 13 (3.57%) Cisco
10 9 (2.47%) IBM
10 9 (2.47%) Percona
11 6 (1.65%) jBASE
12 5 (1.37%) F5
13 4 (1.10%) SonicWALL
13 4 (1.10%) Business Objects
14 3 (0.82%) Remedy
14 3 (0.82%) Imperva
15 2 (0.55%) Veritas
15 2 (0.55%) Dell
15 2 (0.55%) Google
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Rate: DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago