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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 20 22 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Linux 166 101 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.86% 5.84% 11.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 38.34% 33.33% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 66 102
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £178 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.74% +2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
433 303 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.50% 17.51% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 167 187
Average daily rate £325 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 26 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.30 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.90 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -7.40%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +4 142 £350 +9.37% 68
Bradford -8 10 £350 +27.27% 4
Halifax -4 4 - - 4
Wakefield - 3 £310 - 2
Huddersfield - 2 £310 -
Wetherby - 1 £425 -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 158 (46.88%) UNIX
2 124 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (34.42%) Python
4 113 (33.53%) Configuration Management
5 106 (31.45%) Java
6 97 (28.78%) Bash Shell
7 86 (25.52%) DevOps
8 83 (24.63%) Puppet
9 82 (24.33%) VMware
10 81 (24.04%) Opscode Chef
11 76 (22.55%) Windows
11 76 (22.55%) HTML
12 71 (21.07%) Apache
13 66 (19.58%) SQL
13 66 (19.58%) MongoDB
14 61 (18.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 60 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
15 60 (17.80%) MySQL
16 58 (17.21%) Red Hat
17 57 (16.91%) HTTP
18 55 (16.32%) Tomcat
19 54 (16.02%) Relational Database
19 54 (16.02%) Ruby
20 51 (15.13%) Oracle
20 51 (15.13%) Mac OS X
21 50 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
22 48 (14.24%) JavaScript
22 48 (14.24%) PHP
22 48 (14.24%) Git (software)
23 45 (13.35%) Open Source

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 71 (21.07%) Apache
2 55 (16.32%) Tomcat
3 34 (10.09%) OpenStack
4 30 (8.90%) Node.js
5 29 (8.61%) WebSphere
6 19 (5.64%) nginx
7 17 (5.04%) IIS
8 12 (3.56%) Jetty
9 8 (2.37%) JBoss
10 5 (1.48%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.59%) SAS
12 2 (0.59%) CICS
12 2 (0.59%) CMS
12 2 (0.59%) GlassFish
12 2 (0.59%) Confluence
12 2 (0.59%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.30%) Jadu
13 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.48%) MS Office
1 5 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.30%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.06%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (9.50%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (7.42%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.56%) Google App Engine
4 12 (3.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (2.37%) Amazon S3
5 8 (2.37%) Route 53
6 2 (0.59%) SaaS
6 2 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (16.91%) HTTP
2 23 (6.82%) SAN
3 21 (6.23%) TCP/IP
4 20 (5.93%) Firewall
5 18 (5.34%) DNS
6 16 (4.75%) Internet
7 14 (4.15%) NAS
8 13 (3.86%) SSL
9 12 (3.56%) DHCP
9 12 (3.56%) FTP
9 12 (3.56%) IPsec
10 9 (2.67%) WAN
11 7 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (1.78%) Wireless
13 4 (1.19%) BIG-IP
13 4 (1.19%) LDAP
13 4 (1.19%) OSPF
13 4 (1.19%) BGP
13 4 (1.19%) EIGRP
14 3 (0.89%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (19.58%) MongoDB
2 60 (17.80%) MySQL
3 54 (16.02%) Relational Database
4 30 (8.90%) NoSQL
5 26 (7.72%) Neo4j
6 23 (6.82%) SQL Server
7 20 (5.93%) Redis
8 17 (5.04%) Oracle Database
9 14 (4.15%) RDBMS
9 14 (4.15%) Hadoop
10 11 (3.26%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (3.26%) Couchbase
11 10 (2.97%) SimpleDB
11 10 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.67%) DB2
12 9 (2.67%) Informix
13 8 (2.37%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (2.08%) Data Mart
14 7 (2.08%) BODI
15 6 (1.78%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 48 (14.24%) Git (software)
2 39 (11.57%) Jenkins
3 23 (6.82%) Subversion
4 10 (2.97%) JIRA
5 5 (1.48%) Fiddler
6 4 (1.19%) JUnit
6 4 (1.19%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.19%) ClearQuest
7 3 (0.89%) Maven
8 2 (0.59%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.59%) Mockito
8 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.30%) Hudson
9 1 (0.30%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.30%) Redmine
9 1 (0.30%) Valgrind
9 1 (0.30%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.30%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (3.56%) Telecoms
1 12 (3.56%) Finance
2 10 (2.97%) Electronics
3 8 (2.37%) Retail
4 5 (1.48%) Games
5 3 (0.89%) Banking
5 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (29.08%) Developer
2 57 (16.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 49 (14.54%) Java Developer
4 29 (8.61%) Administrator
5 21 (6.23%) DBA
6 19 (5.64%) Software Engineer
7 18 (5.34%) Architect
7 18 (5.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (4.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 12 (3.56%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (3.56%) Front-End Developer
9 12 (3.56%) Consultant
9 12 (3.56%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (3.26%) Analyst
10 11 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (3.26%) MySQL DBA
11 9 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (2.67%) UNIX Engineer
12 8 (2.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (2.37%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (22.55%) HTML
2 36 (10.68%) REST
3 35 (10.39%) Hibernate
4 29 (8.61%) JAX-RS
5 26 (7.72%) CSS
6 24 (7.12%) Servlets
7 22 (6.53%) .NET
8 21 (6.23%) J2EE
9 19 (5.64%) Web Services
10 14 (4.15%) Spring
10 14 (4.15%) LAMP
11 12 (3.56%) Java EE
12 11 (3.26%) XML
13 9 (2.67%) Memcached
13 9 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
14 8 (2.37%) Mustache
15 7 (2.08%) Sass
15 7 (2.08%) POSIX
16 5 (1.48%) Symfony
16 5 (1.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.04%) Clustering
2 16 (4.75%) Replication
3 12 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.97%) Enterprise Storage
4 10 (2.97%) IBM XIV
5 9 (2.67%) NHS
6 7 (2.08%) Mainframe
7 6 (1.78%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.78%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.19%) User Experience
8 4 (1.19%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.89%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.89%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.89%) W3C
10 2 (0.59%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.59%) Wiki
10 2 (0.59%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 158 (46.88%) UNIX
2 76 (22.55%) Windows
3 61 (18.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 51 (15.13%) Mac OS X
5 26 (7.72%) AIX
6 22 (6.53%) CentOS
7 16 (4.75%) Ubuntu
8 15 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (4.15%) Solaris
10 8 (2.37%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (1.78%) zOS
12 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (1.48%) SUSE
12 5 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (1.19%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.19%) Debian
14 2 (0.59%) HPUX
15 1 (0.30%) Fedora
15 1 (0.30%) Android
15 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (36.80%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (33.53%) Configuration Management
3 86 (25.52%) DevOps
4 60 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (13.35%) Open Source
6 42 (12.46%) Web Design
6 42 (12.46%) Responsive Web Design
7 33 (9.79%) Software Engineering
8 25 (7.42%) TDD
9 24 (7.12%) ITIL
10 23 (6.82%) E-Commerce
11 20 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
12 19 (5.64%) Web Development
12 19 (5.64%) Unit Testing
13 17 (5.04%) Automated Testing
13 17 (5.04%) Service Management
14 16 (4.75%) Data Management
15 14 (4.15%) Load Balancing
16 13 (3.86%) Scrum
16 13 (3.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 116 (34.42%) Python
2 106 (31.45%) Java
3 97 (28.78%) Bash Shell
4 66 (19.58%) SQL
5 54 (16.02%) Ruby
6 48 (14.24%) JavaScript
6 48 (14.24%) PHP
7 25 (7.42%) Shell Script
8 22 (6.53%) C
9 19 (5.64%) Perl
10 18 (5.34%) C++
11 15 (4.45%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.37%) Embedded C
13 7 (2.08%) Korn
14 5 (1.48%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.19%) Embedded C++
16 3 (0.89%) Scala
16 3 (0.89%) PHP5
16 3 (0.89%) Groovy
16 3 (0.89%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 22 (6.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.78%) Degree
4 5 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.19%) CISSP
5 4 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.19%) CCNP
6 3 (0.89%) CCNA
7 2 (0.59%) CCIE
7 2 (0.59%) CCSP
7 2 (0.59%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.59%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (6.23%) QEMU
2 21 (6.23%) KVM
3 18 (5.34%) vSphere
4 13 (3.86%) Xen
5 12 (3.56%) Active Directory
6 7 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 7 (2.08%) VMware Server
7 6 (1.78%) NFS
7 6 (1.78%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.89%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.59%) vCloud
10 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 83 (24.63%) Puppet
2 81 (24.04%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (6.53%) Graphite
4 19 (5.64%) Salt
5 18 (5.34%) Cobbler
6 17 (5.04%) Opsview
7 15 (4.45%) Tivoli
7 15 (4.45%) Nagios
8 14 (4.15%) Ansible
9 9 (2.67%) Rundeck
10 8 (2.37%) Cacti
10 8 (2.37%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (2.08%) NetBackup
11 7 (2.08%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.48%) CFEngine
13 3 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.59%) SCCM
14 2 (0.59%) vMotion
15 1 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
15 1 (0.30%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 82 (24.33%) VMware
2 58 (17.21%) Red Hat
3 51 (15.13%) Oracle
4 29 (8.61%) IBM
5 27 (8.01%) Microsoft
6 24 (7.12%) Cisco
7 23 (6.82%) Splunk
8 17 (5.04%) HP
9 14 (4.15%) Google
10 12 (3.56%) Rackspace
11 11 (3.26%) Percona
11 11 (3.26%) SolarWinds
11 11 (3.26%) F5
12 9 (2.67%) Tealeaf
12 9 (2.67%) Riverbed
13 8 (2.37%) Veritas
14 7 (2.08%) Business Objects
14 7 (2.08%) hybris
15 5 (1.48%) SaltStack
15 5 (1.48%) SonicWALL
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: C£350-£400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £480 - £510 per annum + DOE
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago