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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 10 7 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Linux 152 233 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.45% 11.76% 9.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.37% 54.57% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 161 110
Median daily rate £450 £428 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +17.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £599 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
335 427 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.04% 21.55% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 267 217
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 33
Median hourly rate £11.25 £14.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +0.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.15 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -1 137 £450 - 30
Bradford +3 8 £435 +31.81% 8
Wakefield - 2 £450 - 4
Halifax +3 1 £450 - 1
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 130 (45.14%) Python
2 123 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (37.50%) Java
4 95 (32.99%) Puppet
5 94 (32.64%) Jenkins
6 87 (30.21%) DevOps
7 85 (29.51%) JavaScript
7 85 (29.51%) HTML
8 81 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
9 78 (27.08%) Ruby
10 77 (26.74%) Unix
10 77 (26.74%) Windows
11 75 (26.04%) Git (software)
12 64 (22.22%) CSS
13 59 (20.49%) Open Source
14 56 (19.44%) MongoDB
14 56 (19.44%) Scrum
15 53 (18.40%) Scala
16 52 (18.06%) Relational Database
16 52 (18.06%) PostgreSQL
16 52 (18.06%) MySQL
16 52 (18.06%) Configuration Management
17 51 (17.71%) Red Hat
18 48 (16.67%) Splunk
18 48 (16.67%) JIRA
19 46 (15.97%) HTML5
19 46 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
19 46 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
19 46 (15.97%) HTTP
19 46 (15.97%) VMware

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 40 (13.89%) Apache
2 37 (12.85%) Confluence
3 15 (5.21%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.86%) OpenStack
5 13 (4.51%) IIS
6 12 (4.17%) Apache Spark
7 10 (3.47%) WebSphere
8 9 (3.13%) SAS
9 8 (2.78%) CloudStack
10 7 (2.43%) Apache Pig
11 6 (2.08%) nginx
12 5 (1.74%) IBM Domino
12 5 (1.74%) MS Exchange
13 4 (1.39%) WebLogic
14 3 (1.04%) CMS
14 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
15 2 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
15 2 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
15 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 2 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.35%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 46 (15.97%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.47%) GitHub
4 8 (2.78%) IaaS
5 7 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.74%) Loggly
6 5 (1.74%) Sumo Logic
7 4 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.39%) PaaS
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.35%) Heroku
8 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (15.97%) HTTP
2 32 (11.11%) DNS
3 28 (9.72%) TCP/IP
4 25 (8.68%) LDAP
5 22 (7.64%) SMTP
6 18 (6.25%) SNMP
7 16 (5.56%) Firewall
8 11 (3.82%) OpenLDAP
9 10 (3.47%) Internet
9 10 (3.47%) SAN
10 6 (2.08%) DHCP
10 6 (2.08%) FTP
11 5 (1.74%) Kerberos
11 5 (1.74%) LAN
11 5 (1.74%) Network Security
11 5 (1.74%) WAN
12 4 (1.39%) AMQP
12 4 (1.39%) HTTPS
12 4 (1.39%) SSL
12 4 (1.39%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.44%) MongoDB
2 52 (18.06%) MySQL
2 52 (18.06%) PostgreSQL
2 52 (18.06%) Relational Database
3 25 (8.68%) NoSQL
4 24 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 21 (7.29%) Redis
5 21 (7.29%) SQL Server
6 20 (6.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 13 (4.51%) HBase
8 10 (3.47%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.13%) Big Data
9 9 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (2.78%) Apache Hive
11 7 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.43%) Riak
12 5 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (1.74%) DB2
13 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 94 (32.64%) Jenkins
2 75 (26.04%) Git (software)
3 48 (16.67%) JIRA
4 34 (11.81%) JUnit
5 31 (10.76%) Subversion
6 30 (10.42%) Selenium
7 24 (8.33%) Cucumber
8 19 (6.60%) Vagrant
9 18 (6.25%) Maven
10 14 (4.86%) Jasmine
11 13 (4.51%) Grunt
11 13 (4.51%) JMeter
12 10 (3.47%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (3.13%) TeamCity
14 8 (2.78%) Eclipse
15 6 (2.08%) WebDriver
16 5 (1.74%) Android Studio
16 5 (1.74%) Mockito
16 5 (1.74%) Visual Studio
17 3 (1.04%) RSpec
General
1 27 (9.38%) Finance
2 5 (1.74%) Banking
2 5 (1.74%) Retail
3 4 (1.39%) Electronics
4 2 (0.69%) Games
4 2 (0.69%) Marketing
4 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.35%) Advertising
5 1 (0.35%) Automotive
5 1 (0.35%) Back Office
5 1 (0.35%) iGaming
5 1 (0.35%) Legal
5 1 (0.35%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 77 (26.74%) Developer
2 47 (16.32%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (10.42%) Administrator
4 26 (9.03%) Architect
5 25 (8.68%) Java Developer
6 21 (7.29%) Linux Engineer
7 19 (6.60%) Scala Developer
8 16 (5.56%) Technical Architect
9 13 (4.51%) DBA
10 12 (4.17%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.47%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (3.47%) PHP Developer
11 10 (3.47%) Technical Leader
12 9 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 9 (3.13%) Oracle DBA
12 9 (3.13%) Python Developer
12 9 (3.13%) SAS Administrator
12 9 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (2.78%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (29.51%) HTML
2 64 (22.22%) CSS
3 46 (15.97%) HTML5
4 44 (15.28%) JSON
4 44 (15.28%) Spring
5 38 (13.19%) RESTful
6 37 (12.85%) Django
7 36 (12.50%) Play Framework
7 36 (12.50%) XML
8 28 (9.72%) Web Services
9 26 (9.03%) REST
10 25 (8.68%) CSS3
11 21 (7.29%) LAMP
11 21 (7.29%) Node.js
12 19 (6.60%) Spring MVC
13 17 (5.90%) Ajax
13 17 (5.90%) Guice
13 17 (5.90%) LAPP Stack
13 17 (5.90%) Ruby on Rails
14 12 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.17%) NHS
2 12 (4.17%) User Experience
3 11 (3.82%) Social Media
4 10 (3.47%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.13%) Replication
6 8 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.78%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.78%) Tandem
7 7 (2.43%) iSeries
8 4 (1.39%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.04%) Clustering
9 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.04%) PKI
9 3 (1.04%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 2 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 77 (26.74%) Unix
1 77 (26.74%) Windows
2 45 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (10.07%) Ubuntu
5 24 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 14 (4.86%) Android
6 14 (4.86%) CentOS
6 14 (4.86%) Mac OS X
7 12 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.47%) Solaris
9 8 (2.78%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.74%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.74%) CoreOS
12 4 (1.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 3 (1.04%) AIX
13 3 (1.04%) SUSE
14 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (30.21%) DevOps
3 59 (20.49%) Open Source
4 56 (19.44%) Scrum
5 52 (18.06%) Configuration Management
6 46 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 30 (10.42%) Kanban
9 28 (9.72%) Mentoring
10 27 (9.38%) Automated Testing
10 27 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 26 (9.03%) Web Design
12 24 (8.33%) Web Development
13 22 (7.64%) TDD
14 21 (7.29%) ITIL
15 20 (6.94%) MVC
16 18 (6.25%) Service Delivery
17 15 (5.21%) BDD
17 15 (5.21%) Load Balancing
17 15 (5.21%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 130 (45.14%) Python
2 108 (37.50%) Java
3 85 (29.51%) JavaScript
4 78 (27.08%) Ruby
5 53 (18.40%) Scala
6 45 (15.63%) SQL
7 38 (13.19%) PHP
8 28 (9.72%) Bash Shell
9 19 (6.60%) C#
10 18 (6.25%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.13%) C++
11 9 (3.13%) Perl
12 8 (2.78%) Go
13 7 (2.43%) C
14 6 (2.08%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.04%) Korn
17 1 (0.35%) Embedded C
17 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (4.51%) Degree
2 12 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (2.78%) MCSE
4 8 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.08%) AWS Certification
6 5 (1.74%) SAS Certification
6 5 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.69%) CCA
8 2 (0.69%) CISA
8 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.69%) CISM
8 2 (0.69%) CISSP
8 2 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.69%) OCP
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.74%) SLA
4 4 (1.39%) SDET
5 3 (1.04%) QA
5 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.69%) FATCA
System Software
1 40 (13.89%) Docker
2 22 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.56%) vSphere
4 13 (4.51%) Active Directory
4 13 (4.51%) HDFS
5 8 (2.78%) VMware Server
6 7 (2.43%) Xen
6 7 (2.43%) XenServer
7 5 (1.74%) VirtualBox
8 3 (1.04%) vCloud
8 3 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.69%) NFS
9 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.69%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.69%) VMware GSX
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.35%) Squid
10 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 95 (32.99%) Puppet
2 81 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (12.15%) Ansible
4 28 (9.72%) Nagios
5 16 (5.56%) Salt
6 8 (2.78%) Cobbler
6 8 (2.78%) Hadoop YARN
6 8 (2.78%) SCOM
7 7 (2.43%) Kubernetes
7 7 (2.43%) NetBackup
8 6 (2.08%) Grafana
8 6 (2.08%) ZABBIX
9 4 (1.39%) SCCM
9 4 (1.39%) vRealize
10 3 (1.04%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.04%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.04%) Terraform
11 2 (0.69%) Graphite
12 1 (0.35%) Graylog
12 1 (0.35%) Opsview
Vendors
1 51 (17.71%) Red Hat
2 48 (16.67%) Splunk
3 46 (15.97%) VMware
4 28 (9.72%) Google
5 27 (9.38%) Oracle
6 23 (7.99%) Microsoft
7 14 (4.86%) Cisco
7 14 (4.86%) SaltStack
8 11 (3.82%) Rackspace
9 8 (2.78%) Citrix
10 7 (2.43%) Avaya
11 6 (2.08%) Hortonworks
11 6 (2.08%) New Relic
11 6 (2.08%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.74%) EMC
12 5 (1.74%) Zend
13 4 (1.39%) IBM
13 4 (1.39%) NetApp
13 4 (1.39%) SolarWinds
13 4 (1.39%) Symantec
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Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months initially
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
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ReThink Recruitment
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