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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 8 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing Linux 215 140 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.74% 7.99% 4.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.96% 38.25% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 96 56
Average daily rate £425 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £208 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £435 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £35.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
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
406 366 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.29% 20.89% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 223 181
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.87 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% +26.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £35.25 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 168 £430 +18.62% 65
Bradford +21 15 £330 -27.07% 4
Pudsey - 2 - - 1
Halifax +3 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £250 -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 190 (45.13%) Java
2 181 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (35.39%) Unix
4 134 (31.83%) DevOps
5 118 (28.03%) Puppet
6 110 (26.13%) Jenkins
7 96 (22.80%) Oracle
8 94 (22.33%) Python
8 94 (22.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 88 (20.90%) Maven
10 85 (20.19%) Red Hat
11 83 (19.71%) SQL
11 83 (19.71%) Ruby
12 81 (19.24%) Windows
13 80 (19.00%) HTML
14 79 (18.76%) VMware
15 74 (17.58%) Configuration Management
16 72 (17.10%) .NET
17 68 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 68 (16.15%) Git (software)
17 68 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
18 67 (15.91%) Bash Shell
19 62 (14.73%) Finance
20 61 (14.49%) Shell Script
20 61 (14.49%) Security Cleared
20 61 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
20 61 (14.49%) TDD
20 61 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
21 60 (14.25%) JavaScript
22 56 (13.30%) Apache

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 56 (13.30%) Apache
2 34 (8.08%) Confluence
2 34 (8.08%) Tomcat
3 32 (7.60%) OpenStack
4 28 (6.65%) Node.js
5 25 (5.94%) nginx
5 25 (5.94%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.33%) IIS
6 14 (3.33%) JBoss
6 14 (3.33%) Jetty
7 13 (3.09%) SAS
8 8 (1.90%) CloudStack
9 7 (1.66%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.66%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.48%) CICS
10 2 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.24%) Drupal
11 1 (0.24%) FileNet
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle 10gAS
11 1 (0.24%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 8 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.24%) InDesign
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) BASE24
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 68 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.60%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (3.33%) Google App Engine
3 14 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (2.85%) IaaS
5 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.71%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.71%) GitHub
7 2 (0.48%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Office 365
8 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.69%) Internet
2 33 (7.84%) HTTP
3 29 (6.89%) TCP/IP
4 19 (4.51%) DNS
5 17 (4.04%) SSL
6 16 (3.80%) SAN
7 15 (3.56%) DHCP
8 13 (3.09%) Firewall
9 12 (2.85%) FTP
9 12 (2.85%) IPsec
10 10 (2.38%) SNMP
11 7 (1.66%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (1.66%) LAN
11 7 (1.66%) WAN
12 6 (1.43%) FWSM
13 5 (1.19%) NAS
14 4 (0.95%) BGP
14 4 (0.95%) MPLS
15 3 (0.71%) OSPF
15 3 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.06%) MongoDB
2 51 (12.11%) MySQL
3 36 (8.55%) NoSQL
4 26 (6.18%) Relational Database
5 24 (5.70%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (4.99%) Hadoop
7 19 (4.51%) Redis
8 15 (3.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (3.33%) SQL Server
10 13 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (3.09%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.14%) DB2
11 9 (2.14%) Neo4j
12 8 (1.90%) Big Data
13 7 (1.66%) Oracle Database
13 7 (1.66%) SAS EBI
14 6 (1.43%) Apache Hive
14 6 (1.43%) CouchDB
14 6 (1.43%) Impala
14 6 (1.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 110 (26.13%) Jenkins
2 88 (20.90%) Maven
3 68 (16.15%) Git (software)
4 43 (10.21%) JIRA
5 35 (8.31%) Selenium
6 32 (7.60%) Subversion
7 23 (5.46%) SonarQube
8 22 (5.23%) Appium
8 22 (5.23%) Mocha
9 15 (3.56%) Cucumber
10 14 (3.33%) Ant
11 12 (2.85%) ClearCase
12 10 (2.38%) HP UFT
12 10 (2.38%) JMeter
13 9 (2.14%) JUnit
13 9 (2.14%) LoadRunner
14 8 (1.90%) ClearQuest
14 8 (1.90%) Mockito
15 6 (1.43%) Hudson
15 6 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 62 (14.73%) Finance
2 15 (3.56%) Games
3 12 (2.85%) Banking
4 5 (1.19%) Online Betting
5 4 (0.95%) Back Office
6 2 (0.48%) Advertising
6 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.48%) Retail
6 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.24%) Electronics
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
7 1 (0.24%) Military
7 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 138 (32.78%) Developer
2 69 (16.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 57 (13.54%) Java Developer
4 43 (10.21%) Administrator
5 33 (7.84%) Architect
6 32 (7.60%) Linux Engineer
7 28 (6.65%) Analyst
8 24 (5.70%) Senior Developer
9 23 (5.46%) Technical Architect
10 22 (5.23%) Agile Developer
11 21 (4.99%) Agile Java Developer
11 21 (4.99%) Technical Developer
12 19 (4.51%) Linux Support
13 18 (4.28%) Digital Developer
13 18 (4.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 18 (4.28%) Operations Engineer
14 17 (4.04%) Applications Support
14 17 (4.04%) SQL Analyst
14 17 (4.04%) SQL Support Analyst
14 17 (4.04%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (19.00%) HTML
2 72 (17.10%) .NET
3 35 (8.31%) CSS
4 29 (6.89%) REST
5 27 (6.41%) Spring
6 26 (6.18%) HTML5
7 25 (5.94%) Servlets
8 22 (5.23%) ActiveMQ
8 22 (5.23%) Middleware
9 20 (4.75%) JSON
10 18 (4.28%) J2EE
11 17 (4.04%) XML
12 16 (3.80%) AngularJS
12 16 (3.80%) Apache Flex
12 16 (3.80%) Spring Integration
12 16 (3.80%) XHTML
13 15 (3.56%) Hibernate
14 14 (3.33%) LAMP
15 10 (2.38%) RESTful
15 10 (2.38%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.09%) Data Centre
3 11 (2.61%) Mainframe
3 11 (2.61%) PKI
3 11 (2.61%) Visualisation
4 8 (1.90%) Clustering
4 8 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.43%) Credit Risk
6 5 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.19%) Replication
7 4 (0.95%) User Experience
8 3 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.48%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.48%) Social Media
9 2 (0.48%) Tandem
9 2 (0.48%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 149 (35.39%) Unix
2 94 (22.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 81 (19.24%) Windows
4 53 (12.59%) Mac OS X
5 28 (6.65%) AIX
6 25 (5.94%) CentOS
7 21 (4.99%) Ubuntu
8 11 (2.61%) Windows Server
9 10 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.66%) Mac OS
11 6 (1.43%) SUSE
12 5 (1.19%) Solaris
13 4 (0.95%) HPUX
13 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.71%) zOS
15 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.24%) Android
16 1 (0.24%) Fedora
16 1 (0.24%) i5/OS
16 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (31.83%) DevOps
3 74 (17.58%) Configuration Management
4 61 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (14.49%) TDD
5 55 (13.06%) Scrum
6 40 (9.50%) Open Source
7 35 (8.31%) High Availability
8 32 (7.60%) ITIL
9 30 (7.13%) Web Operations
10 28 (6.65%) BDD
11 22 (5.23%) Web Accessibility
12 21 (4.99%) Migration
13 20 (4.75%) Build Automation
14 19 (4.51%) Change Management
15 18 (4.28%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (4.04%) Responsive Web Design
17 16 (3.80%) Software Engineering
17 16 (3.80%) Web Design
18 14 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 190 (45.13%) Java
2 94 (22.33%) Python
3 83 (19.71%) Ruby
3 83 (19.71%) SQL
4 67 (15.91%) Bash Shell
5 61 (14.49%) Shell Script
6 60 (14.25%) JavaScript
7 48 (11.40%) Perl
8 43 (10.21%) C#
9 22 (5.23%) C++
10 19 (4.51%) PHP
11 16 (3.80%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.85%) C
13 10 (2.38%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.90%) R
15 7 (1.66%) Scala
16 5 (1.19%) VB
17 3 (0.71%) FQL
17 3 (0.71%) XPath
18 2 (0.48%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 61 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 44 (10.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.66%) Degree
5 5 (1.19%) BC Cleared
5 5 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.19%) ISEB
6 4 (0.95%) CCNP
6 4 (0.95%) SAS Certification
7 3 (0.71%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.48%) CCIE
8 2 (0.48%) CCNA
8 2 (0.48%) CCSP
8 2 (0.48%) CISSP
8 2 (0.48%) IBM Certification
8 2 (0.48%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.24%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (2.14%) QA
3 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) GPG13
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.24%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) WAI
5 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 68 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (7.84%) vSphere
3 26 (6.18%) Xen
4 20 (4.75%) Docker
5 11 (2.61%) Active Directory
6 10 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.14%) vCloud
8 6 (1.43%) Firmware
8 6 (1.43%) KVM
9 5 (1.19%) XenServer
10 2 (0.48%) NFS
10 2 (0.48%) RACF
10 2 (0.48%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.24%) HDFS
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 118 (28.03%) Puppet
2 61 (14.49%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (4.75%) ZABBIX
4 18 (4.28%) Tivoli
5 17 (4.04%) Ansible
6 14 (3.33%) Cobbler
7 12 (2.85%) Nagios
8 10 (2.38%) Graphite
8 10 (2.38%) Opsview
8 10 (2.38%) Salt
9 8 (1.90%) Cacti
9 8 (1.90%) StatsD
10 6 (1.43%) logstash
11 5 (1.19%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.95%) SolarWinds Orion
13 3 (0.71%) Nessus
13 3 (0.71%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
14 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 96 (22.80%) Oracle
2 85 (20.19%) Red Hat
3 79 (18.76%) VMware
4 44 (10.45%) Atlassian
5 28 (6.65%) Microsoft
6 26 (6.18%) HP
7 24 (5.70%) IBM
8 17 (4.04%) Cisco
9 15 (3.56%) Google
10 14 (3.33%) Teradata
11 13 (3.09%) Siebel
12 11 (2.61%) F5
13 10 (2.38%) Splunk
14 8 (1.90%) Apigee
14 8 (1.90%) Citrix
14 8 (1.90%) Mashery
14 8 (1.90%) Tableau
15 6 (1.43%) Cloudera
15 6 (1.43%) EnterpriseDB
15 6 (1.43%) TIBCO
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 Per Day £300-360/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Stealth IT Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £510 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £378 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ISL
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Rate: 300-375 Per Day 300-375 / day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Rate: 30000-45000 Per Annum + share options
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
The Creative Emporium Limited (TCE)
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago