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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Linux 218 122 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.52% 6.77% 11.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.88% 34.08% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 83 90
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £366 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +9.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £34.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
465 358 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.43% 19.87% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 201 152
Average daily rate £345 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 31 31
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.20 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +9 189 £350 +7.69% 39
Bradford -10 8 £375 +36.36% 6
Halifax -5 5 - - 3
Wetherby - 1 £425 -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 168 (47.59%) UNIX
2 142 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (33.99%) Python
4 118 (33.43%) Java
5 117 (33.14%) Configuration Management
6 93 (26.35%) DevOps
7 91 (25.78%) Bash Shell
8 82 (23.23%) Puppet
8 82 (23.23%) HTML
9 79 (22.38%) Apache
9 79 (22.38%) Opscode Chef
10 77 (21.81%) VMware
11 71 (20.11%) HTTP
12 70 (19.83%) MongoDB
13 63 (17.85%) Windows
14 62 (17.56%) Red Hat
14 62 (17.56%) Ruby
14 62 (17.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 61 (17.28%) PHP
16 60 (17.00%) SQL
16 60 (17.00%) Mac OS X
16 60 (17.00%) Relational Database
17 56 (15.86%) MySQL
18 55 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
19 51 (14.45%) Git (software)
19 51 (14.45%) Responsive Web Design
19 51 (14.45%) Web Design
20 50 (14.16%) Tomcat
21 49 (13.88%) Oracle
22 48 (13.60%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 79 (22.38%) Apache
2 50 (14.16%) Tomcat
3 34 (9.63%) OpenStack
4 31 (8.78%) WebSphere
5 24 (6.80%) Node.js
6 20 (5.67%) nginx
7 17 (4.82%) IIS
8 12 (3.40%) Jetty
9 7 (1.98%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.42%) JBoss
11 2 (0.57%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.57%) SAS
11 2 (0.57%) CICS
11 2 (0.57%) CMS
11 2 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.57%) Confluence
11 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.28%) Jadu
Applications
1 4 (1.13%) MS Office
1 4 (1.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.28%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 46 (13.03%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (9.63%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.40%) Google App Engine
4 12 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (2.55%) Amazon S3
5 9 (2.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (2.55%) Route 53
6 2 (0.57%) SaaS
6 2 (0.57%) Office 365
7 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 71 (20.11%) HTTP
2 27 (7.65%) TCP/IP
3 26 (7.37%) DNS
4 22 (6.23%) Firewall
5 21 (5.95%) SAN
6 20 (5.67%) SSL
7 17 (4.82%) Internet
8 13 (3.68%) IPsec
9 12 (3.40%) NAS
9 12 (3.40%) DHCP
9 12 (3.40%) FTP
10 8 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (1.70%) Wireless
12 5 (1.42%) WAN
12 5 (1.42%) OSPF
12 5 (1.42%) BGP
12 5 (1.42%) EIGRP
13 4 (1.13%) VRRP
13 4 (1.13%) MPLS
13 4 (1.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (19.83%) MongoDB
2 60 (17.00%) Relational Database
3 56 (15.86%) MySQL
4 28 (7.93%) Neo4j
5 23 (6.52%) NoSQL
6 19 (5.38%) Redis
6 19 (5.38%) SQL Server
7 13 (3.68%) RDBMS
8 12 (3.40%) SimpleDB
8 12 (3.40%) Couchbase
9 10 (2.83%) Hypertable
9 10 (2.83%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.83%) Riak
9 10 (2.83%) DB2
9 10 (2.83%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.83%) CouchDB
10 9 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.55%) Amazon RDS
11 8 (2.27%) Informix
12 7 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 51 (14.45%) Git (software)
2 31 (8.78%) Jenkins
2 31 (8.78%) Subversion
3 10 (2.83%) Fiddler
4 9 (2.55%) JIRA
5 4 (1.13%) JUnit
6 3 (0.85%) ClearCase
6 3 (0.85%) ClearQuest
6 3 (0.85%) Maven
7 2 (0.57%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.57%) Mockito
7 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.28%) Hudson
8 1 (0.28%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (3.68%) Telecoms
2 12 (3.40%) Finance
3 11 (3.12%) Electronics
4 6 (1.70%) Retail
5 5 (1.42%) Games
5 5 (1.42%) Banking
6 3 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 108 (30.59%) Developer
2 61 (17.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 57 (16.15%) Java Developer
4 27 (7.65%) Administrator
5 17 (4.82%) DBA
5 17 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (4.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 16 (4.53%) Software Engineer
7 14 (3.97%) Analyst
7 14 (3.97%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (3.68%) Front-End Developer
9 12 (3.40%) Architect
9 12 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (3.12%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (2.83%) Systems Administrator
11 10 (2.83%) MySQL DBA
12 9 (2.55%) Linux Support
12 9 (2.55%) UNIX Support
12 9 (2.55%) UNIX Engineer
13 8 (2.27%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (23.23%) HTML
2 44 (12.46%) REST
3 37 (10.48%) Hibernate
4 31 (8.78%) JAX-RS
5 25 (7.08%) CSS
6 24 (6.80%) Web Services
7 22 (6.23%) .NET
8 21 (5.95%) Servlets
9 16 (4.53%) J2EE
10 13 (3.68%) Spring
11 10 (2.83%) LAMP
12 9 (2.55%) Middleware
13 8 (2.27%) Java EE
13 8 (2.27%) Mustache
14 7 (1.98%) Sass
14 7 (1.98%) XML
14 7 (1.98%) POSIX
15 5 (1.42%) Symfony
15 5 (1.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 5 (1.42%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.38%) Clustering
1 19 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.25%) Replication
3 9 (2.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 9 (2.55%) IBM XIV
4 8 (2.27%) NHS
5 7 (1.98%) Data Centre
6 6 (1.70%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.42%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.13%) DataPower
8 4 (1.13%) User Experience
9 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.85%) W3C
9 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.57%) Wiki
10 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.28%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.28%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.28%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 168 (47.59%) UNIX
2 63 (17.85%) Windows
3 62 (17.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 60 (17.00%) Mac OS X
5 21 (5.95%) AIX
6 17 (4.82%) CentOS
7 14 (3.97%) Ubuntu
8 13 (3.68%) Solaris
9 9 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.70%) zOS
11 5 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.42%) SUSE
11 5 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.13%) Debian
12 4 (1.13%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
13 3 (0.85%) HPUX
14 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (33.14%) Configuration Management
3 93 (26.35%) DevOps
4 55 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
5 51 (14.45%) Web Design
5 51 (14.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 48 (13.60%) Open Source
7 36 (10.20%) Software Engineering
8 33 (9.35%) TDD
8 33 (9.35%) E-Commerce
8 33 (9.35%) ITIL
9 26 (7.37%) Service Management
9 26 (7.37%) Web Development
10 21 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (5.38%) Unit Testing
12 18 (5.10%) BDD
13 17 (4.82%) Automated Testing
14 16 (4.53%) Incident Management
15 15 (4.25%) Load Balancing
16 13 (3.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 120 (33.99%) Python
2 118 (33.43%) Java
3 91 (25.78%) Bash Shell
4 62 (17.56%) Ruby
5 61 (17.28%) PHP
6 60 (17.00%) SQL
7 41 (11.61%) JavaScript
8 36 (10.20%) C
9 25 (7.08%) Shell Script
10 19 (5.38%) C++
10 19 (5.38%) Perl
11 12 (3.40%) Scala
12 9 (2.55%) VB
13 8 (2.27%) Embedded C
14 7 (1.98%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.42%) PowerShell
16 4 (1.13%) Korn
17 3 (0.85%) PHP5
17 3 (0.85%) Groovy
17 3 (0.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 27 (7.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (1.98%) Degree
2 7 (1.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.42%) CCNP
3 5 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (0.85%) CISSP
4 3 (0.85%) CCNA
5 2 (0.57%) CCIE
5 2 (0.57%) CCSP
5 2 (0.57%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.28%) CCSA
6 1 (0.28%) CCSE
6 1 (0.28%) MCSE
6 1 (0.28%) MCSA
6 1 (0.28%) CCDA
6 1 (0.28%) CCDP
6 1 (0.28%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.85%) SLA
2 1 (0.28%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (12.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (5.67%) QEMU
2 20 (5.67%) KVM
3 16 (4.53%) vSphere
4 13 (3.68%) Xen
5 10 (2.83%) Active Directory
6 8 (2.27%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.98%) VMware ESX
8 6 (1.70%) VMware Server
9 5 (1.42%) NFS
10 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 82 (23.23%) Puppet
2 79 (22.38%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (6.23%) Graphite
4 21 (5.95%) Ansible
5 20 (5.67%) Salt
5 20 (5.67%) Nagios
6 18 (5.10%) Tivoli
6 18 (5.10%) Cobbler
7 12 (3.40%) Opsview
8 10 (2.83%) CFEngine
9 8 (2.27%) HAProxy
10 7 (1.98%) Cacti
10 7 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
11 6 (1.70%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.42%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 2 (0.57%) SCCM
14 2 (0.57%) vMotion
15 1 (0.28%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 77 (21.81%) VMware
2 62 (17.56%) Red Hat
3 49 (13.88%) Oracle
4 29 (8.22%) Microsoft
5 26 (7.37%) IBM
6 23 (6.52%) Cisco
7 22 (6.23%) Splunk
8 13 (3.68%) Rackspace
9 12 (3.40%) Google
10 11 (3.12%) Percona
10 11 (3.12%) HP
11 10 (2.83%) F5
11 10 (2.83%) SaltStack
12 7 (1.98%) hybris
12 7 (1.98%) SolarWinds
12 7 (1.98%) Veritas
13 6 (1.70%) Business Objects
13 6 (1.70%) jBASE
14 5 (1.42%) SonicWALL
14 5 (1.42%) Riverbed
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