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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 16 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 214 118 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.39% 6.96% 8.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.34% 35.12% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 89 85
Average daily rate
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£410 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £179 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £432 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £150.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.33% +233.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -10.66%
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
544 336 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.86% 19.81% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 207 194
Average daily rate £375 £301 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.58% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 35
Average hourly rate £15.13 £12.45 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +6 184 £413 +17.85% 66
Halifax -4 13 £450 +5.88% 6
Bradford -7 11 £310 -19.48% 3
Wakefield - 6 £305 -
Huddersfield - 4 £305 - 2
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 174 (45.08%) UNIX
2 141 (36.53%) Java
3 117 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (28.50%) Python
5 92 (23.83%) Puppet
6 91 (23.58%) Windows
6 91 (23.58%) SQL
7 90 (23.32%) Configuration Management
8 88 (22.80%) DevOps
9 87 (22.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 85 (22.02%) Bash Shell
11 83 (21.50%) Opscode Chef
12 82 (21.24%) Oracle
13 79 (20.47%) HTML
13 79 (20.47%) Red Hat
14 75 (19.43%) VMware
15 72 (18.65%) JavaScript
15 72 (18.65%) Jenkins
16 68 (17.62%) MongoDB
16 68 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
16 68 (17.62%) MySQL
17 67 (17.36%) Git (software)
18 60 (15.54%) Tomcat
18 60 (15.54%) Apache
18 60 (15.54%) HTTP
19 57 (14.77%) Ruby
20 56 (14.51%) TDD
21 54 (13.99%) Mac OS X
21 54 (13.99%) Relational Database
22 48 (12.44%) WebSphere

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 60 (15.54%) Apache
1 60 (15.54%) Tomcat
2 48 (12.44%) WebSphere
3 46 (11.92%) Node.js
4 22 (5.70%) nginx
5 19 (4.92%) IIS
6 16 (4.15%) Jetty
6 16 (4.15%) OpenStack
7 9 (2.33%) JBoss
8 7 (1.81%) SAS
9 6 (1.55%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.78%) CICS
11 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.78%) WordPress
11 3 (0.78%) Confluence
12 2 (0.52%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.52%) CMS
12 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 14 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.59%) MS Office
3 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 45 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (10.10%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (7.77%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (4.66%) Google App Engine
4 18 (4.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (1.55%) Route 53
5 6 (1.55%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.78%) IaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.52%) Office 365
8 1 (0.26%) SaaS
8 1 (0.26%) PaaS
8 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 60 (15.54%) HTTP
2 39 (10.10%) TCP/IP
3 28 (7.25%) Firewall
4 25 (6.48%) DNS
5 23 (5.96%) Internet
6 22 (5.70%) SAN
7 18 (4.66%) SSL
8 16 (4.15%) NAS
9 15 (3.89%) IPsec
9 15 (3.89%) DHCP
9 15 (3.89%) FTP
10 9 (2.33%) WAN
10 9 (2.33%) MPLS
10 9 (2.33%) BGP
11 7 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.04%) HSRP
14 4 (1.04%) BIG-IP
14 4 (1.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (17.62%) MySQL
1 68 (17.62%) MongoDB
2 54 (13.99%) Relational Database
3 35 (9.07%) NoSQL
4 33 (8.55%) SQL Server
5 28 (7.25%) Oracle Database
6 24 (6.22%) Hadoop
7 18 (4.66%) Redis
7 18 (4.66%) DB2
7 18 (4.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (4.40%) RDBMS
9 15 (3.89%) Neo4j
10 14 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.59%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.07%) Informix
13 7 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.81%) Couchbase
13 7 (1.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 72 (18.65%) Jenkins
2 67 (17.36%) Git (software)
3 44 (11.40%) Subversion
4 14 (3.63%) Maven
5 13 (3.37%) ClearCase
5 13 (3.37%) ClearQuest
6 10 (2.59%) JIRA
7 9 (2.33%) Mockito
8 7 (1.81%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.78%) Ant
9 3 (0.78%) JUnit
10 2 (0.52%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.52%) Redmine
10 2 (0.52%) Valgrind
10 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.26%) InstallShield
11 1 (0.26%) FishEye
11 1 (0.26%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.26%) Selenium
11 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 21 (5.44%) Finance
2 14 (3.63%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.33%) Retail
4 3 (0.78%) Games
4 3 (0.78%) Banking
5 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.52%) Electronics
5 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (25.39%) Developer
2 57 (14.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 44 (11.40%) Java Developer
4 32 (8.29%) Administrator
5 28 (7.25%) DBA
6 26 (6.74%) Software Engineer
7 23 (5.96%) Consultant
8 22 (5.70%) Architect
9 18 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (3.89%) Front-End Developer
11 13 (3.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 12 (3.11%) Linux Engineer
13 11 (2.85%) Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (2.59%) UNIX Engineer
14 10 (2.59%) Analyst
15 9 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
15 9 (2.33%) Oracle DBA
16 8 (2.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 8 (2.07%) Technical Architect
16 8 (2.07%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (20.47%) HTML
2 44 (11.40%) CSS
3 41 (10.62%) .NET
4 30 (7.77%) REST
5 28 (7.25%) J2EE
5 28 (7.25%) Servlets
6 23 (5.96%) Web Services
7 21 (5.44%) Java EE
8 19 (4.92%) XHTML
9 18 (4.66%) JAX-RS
10 17 (4.40%) XML
11 16 (4.15%) JSP
11 16 (4.15%) LAMP
11 16 (4.15%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 14 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
13 13 (3.37%) Hibernate
14 11 (2.85%) RESTful
14 11 (2.85%) Memcached
15 10 (2.59%) Mustache
16 9 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.18%) Mainframe
3 18 (4.66%) Clustering
4 15 (3.89%) Replication
5 10 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.59%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.07%) IBM XIV
6 8 (2.07%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (2.07%) NHS
7 6 (1.55%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.30%) User Experience
8 5 (1.30%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.30%) Streaming Video
8 5 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.04%) DTV
9 4 (1.04%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.04%) STB
10 3 (0.78%) W3C
11 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 174 (45.08%) UNIX
2 91 (23.58%) Windows
3 87 (22.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 54 (13.99%) Mac OS X
5 35 (9.07%) AIX
6 26 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (6.48%) CentOS
8 19 (4.92%) Ubuntu
9 14 (3.63%) Solaris
10 8 (2.07%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (1.81%) zOS
12 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.30%) SUSE
12 5 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (1.04%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.78%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.78%) Debian
15 2 (0.52%) HPUX
16 1 (0.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (23.32%) Configuration Management
3 88 (22.80%) DevOps
4 68 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (14.51%) TDD
6 45 (11.66%) Open Source
7 38 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
8 37 (9.59%) Web Design
9 33 (8.55%) Software Engineering
10 30 (7.77%) BDD
11 27 (6.99%) E-Commerce
12 23 (5.96%) ITIL
12 23 (5.96%) Web Development
13 21 (5.44%) Migration
14 20 (5.18%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (4.66%) Data Management
16 16 (4.15%) Scrum
16 16 (4.15%) OO
17 14 (3.63%) ETL
17 14 (3.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (36.53%) Java
2 110 (28.50%) Python
3 91 (23.58%) SQL
4 85 (22.02%) Bash Shell
5 72 (18.65%) JavaScript
6 57 (14.77%) Ruby
7 41 (10.62%) PHP
8 34 (8.81%) Shell Script
9 28 (7.25%) C++
10 27 (6.99%) PL/SQL
11 22 (5.70%) Perl
12 14 (3.63%) C
13 12 (3.11%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.07%) C#
15 7 (1.81%) Korn
16 5 (1.30%) R
16 5 (1.30%) T-SQL
17 4 (1.04%) Embedded C++
17 4 (1.04%) Scala
18 3 (0.78%) JCL
Qualifications
1 28 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (4.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.55%) CCNP
5 5 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.30%) CISSP
6 4 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.04%) Degree
7 3 (0.78%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.78%) CCNA
7 3 (0.78%) CCIE
7 3 (0.78%) CCSP
8 2 (0.52%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.52%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.52%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.96%) vSphere
3 18 (4.66%) Xen
4 12 (3.11%) Active Directory
4 12 (3.11%) vCloud
5 10 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (2.07%) NFS
7 7 (1.81%) QEMU
7 7 (1.81%) KVM
8 6 (1.55%) VMware Server
8 6 (1.55%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.30%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.78%) Docker
12 2 (0.52%) XenServer
13 1 (0.26%) RACF
13 1 (0.26%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 92 (23.83%) Puppet
2 83 (21.50%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (5.96%) Graphite
4 20 (5.18%) Opsview
4 20 (5.18%) Tivoli
5 18 (4.66%) Salt
6 16 (4.15%) Cobbler
7 11 (2.85%) Rundeck
8 10 (2.59%) Oracle RMAN
8 10 (2.59%) Ansible
9 9 (2.33%) Cacti
9 9 (2.33%) SolarWinds Orion
9 9 (2.33%) Nagios
10 7 (1.81%) NetBackup
11 6 (1.55%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.30%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.78%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.78%) SCCM
13 3 (0.78%) StatsD
14 2 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 82 (21.24%) Oracle
2 79 (20.47%) Red Hat
3 75 (19.43%) VMware
4 42 (10.88%) IBM
5 31 (8.03%) Microsoft
6 27 (6.99%) Cisco
7 22 (5.70%) Google
7 22 (5.70%) Splunk
8 20 (5.18%) SolarWinds
9 19 (4.92%) F5
10 12 (3.11%) HP
11 11 (2.85%) Tealeaf
11 11 (2.85%) Riverbed
12 10 (2.59%) Percona
13 9 (2.33%) Rackspace
14 8 (2.07%) Veritas
15 7 (1.81%) CheckPoint
15 7 (1.81%) Teradata
16 6 (1.55%) hybris
17 5 (1.30%) Citrix
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