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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 12 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 139 200 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.13% 9.13% 11.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.57% 44.84% 48.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 136 148
Median daily rate £450 £433 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £310 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £540 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
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
305 446 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.03% 20.37% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 258 243
Median daily rate £420 £363 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.86% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £129 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £531 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 45 37
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £9.32 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 130 £450 - 38
Bradford +22 7 £393 - 2
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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.

1 125 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (33.88%) Java
2 103 (33.88%) Puppet
3 101 (33.22%) Jenkins
4 99 (32.57%) Python
5 98 (32.24%) DevOps
6 97 (31.91%) HTML
7 88 (28.95%) Git (software)
8 82 (26.97%) Opscode Chef
9 78 (25.66%) Windows
10 77 (25.33%) JavaScript
10 77 (25.33%) Red Hat
11 76 (25.00%) Ruby
12 73 (24.01%) Scrum
12 73 (24.01%) CSS
12 73 (24.01%) Unix
13 71 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 67 (22.04%) Open Source
15 57 (18.75%) JIRA
16 56 (18.42%) HTML5
17 54 (17.76%) Splunk
18 53 (17.43%) JSON
18 53 (17.43%) Relational Database
19 52 (17.11%) Spring
19 52 (17.11%) Scala
19 52 (17.11%) VMware
20 49 (16.12%) Configuration Management
20 49 (16.12%) RESTful
21 48 (15.79%) Confluence
21 48 (15.79%) MongoDB

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 48 (15.79%) Confluence
2 23 (7.57%) Apache
3 18 (5.92%) OpenStack
4 17 (5.59%) Tomcat
5 11 (3.62%) nginx
6 9 (2.96%) IIS
7 8 (2.63%) CloudStack
7 8 (2.63%) SAS
7 8 (2.63%) WordPress
8 6 (1.97%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.64%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.64%) GlassFish
9 5 (1.64%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.64%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.99%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.66%) CMS
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.99%) MS Office
2 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 46 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.29%) GitHub
4 9 (2.96%) PaaS
5 3 (0.99%) IaaS
6 2 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.66%) Office 365
6 2 (0.66%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.33%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.50%) DNS
2 37 (12.17%) HTTP
3 29 (9.54%) Firewall
4 25 (8.22%) LDAP
5 24 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 21 (6.91%) SMTP
7 17 (5.59%) SNMP
8 14 (4.61%) SAN
9 8 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
10 7 (2.30%) Internet
10 7 (2.30%) LAN
10 7 (2.30%) WAN
11 6 (1.97%) DHCP
11 6 (1.97%) SSH
11 6 (1.97%) SSL
12 5 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 5 (1.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 5 (1.64%) FTP
13 4 (1.32%) Network Security
14 3 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (17.43%) Relational Database
2 48 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 39 (12.83%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (11.18%) MySQL
5 31 (10.20%) NoSQL
6 18 (5.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (5.59%) Hadoop
7 17 (5.59%) SQL Server
8 15 (4.93%) Redis
9 10 (3.29%) Oracle Database
10 9 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (2.30%) Big Data
11 7 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.97%) HBase
13 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.64%) DB2
14 4 (1.32%) Apache Hive
15 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
15 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.99%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 101 (33.22%) Jenkins
2 88 (28.95%) Git (software)
3 57 (18.75%) JIRA
4 38 (12.50%) JUnit
5 37 (12.17%) Subversion
6 35 (11.51%) Selenium
7 34 (11.18%) Cucumber
8 19 (6.25%) Vagrant
9 18 (5.92%) Maven
10 15 (4.93%) TeamCity
11 14 (4.61%) Jasmine
12 10 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (2.96%) JMeter
14 8 (2.63%) Grunt
14 8 (2.63%) WebDriver
15 7 (2.30%) RSpec
16 5 (1.64%) Gitweb
16 5 (1.64%) Mockito
16 5 (1.64%) Travis CI
17 4 (1.32%) Capybara
General
1 25 (8.22%) Finance
2 6 (1.97%) Back Office
3 5 (1.64%) Banking
4 4 (1.32%) Games
4 4 (1.32%) Marketing
4 4 (1.32%) Retail
5 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.33%) Advertising
6 1 (0.33%) Automotive
6 1 (0.33%) Billing
6 1 (0.33%) Electronics
6 1 (0.33%) iGaming
6 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 76 (25.00%) Developer
2 56 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (11.18%) Administrator
4 26 (8.55%) Java Developer
5 24 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (7.57%) Architect
7 22 (7.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 18 (5.92%) Technical Architect
9 14 (4.61%) Analyst
10 13 (4.28%) AWS DevOps
10 13 (4.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 13 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (3.62%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (3.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.29%) DBA
12 10 (3.29%) Linux Administrator
13 9 (2.96%) Consultant
13 9 (2.96%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (2.96%) Technical Leader
14 8 (2.63%) SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (31.91%) HTML
2 73 (24.01%) CSS
3 56 (18.42%) HTML5
4 53 (17.43%) JSON
5 52 (17.11%) Spring
6 49 (16.12%) RESTful
7 42 (13.82%) Django
7 42 (13.82%) Play Framework
8 37 (12.17%) XML
9 34 (11.18%) Node.js
10 30 (9.87%) REST
11 26 (8.55%) Web Services
12 23 (7.57%) CSS3
13 22 (7.24%) Ruby on Rails
14 21 (6.91%) Ajax
15 20 (6.58%) Spring MVC
16 18 (5.92%) Guice
17 15 (4.93%) LAMP
17 15 (4.93%) LAPP Stack
18 10 (3.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.92%) NHS
2 17 (5.59%) User Experience
3 14 (4.61%) Social Media
4 13 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.62%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.29%) Tandem
7 8 (2.63%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.97%) Replication
9 5 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.64%) Clustering
9 5 (1.64%) PKI
10 4 (1.32%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.32%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.32%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.99%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.99%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.99%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.99%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 78 (25.66%) Windows
2 73 (24.01%) Unix
3 71 (23.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (14.80%) Ubuntu
5 44 (14.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (11.84%) CentOS
7 34 (11.18%) Windows Server
8 21 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (4.61%) Mac OS X
10 13 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (3.62%) Android
12 7 (2.30%) AIX
12 7 (2.30%) Apple iOS
13 6 (1.97%) Solaris
14 3 (0.99%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.99%) Fedora
14 3 (0.99%) HPUX
14 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.66%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (32.24%) DevOps
3 73 (24.01%) Scrum
4 67 (22.04%) Open Source
5 49 (16.12%) Configuration Management
6 41 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (13.49%) Kanban
7 33 (10.86%) Mentoring
8 31 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
9 30 (9.87%) Web Design
10 28 (9.21%) Software Engineering
11 24 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (7.57%) TDD
12 23 (7.57%) Web Development
13 22 (7.24%) Automated Testing
13 22 (7.24%) Continuous Delivery
13 22 (7.24%) Front End Development
14 21 (6.91%) Microservices
14 21 (6.91%) MVC
15 19 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 103 (33.88%) Java
2 99 (32.57%) Python
3 77 (25.33%) JavaScript
4 76 (25.00%) Ruby
5 52 (17.11%) Scala
6 41 (13.49%) SQL
7 28 (9.21%) PHP
8 23 (7.57%) Bash Shell
9 19 (6.25%) Shell Script
10 18 (5.92%) C#
11 13 (4.28%) Perl
11 13 (4.28%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.30%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.97%) C++
14 3 (0.99%) C
15 2 (0.66%) Korn
16 1 (0.33%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.33%) Go
16 1 (0.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.92%) Degree
3 17 (5.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (2.30%) MCSE
5 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.97%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.64%) CCNP
8 3 (0.99%) RHCE
9 2 (0.66%) CCA
9 2 (0.66%) CCNA
9 2 (0.66%) CISA
9 2 (0.66%) CISM
9 2 (0.66%) CISSP
9 2 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.66%) ISEB
9 2 (0.66%) OCP
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.66%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.97%) QA
2 6 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.99%) HL7
3 3 (0.99%) SDET
4 2 (0.66%) FATCA
4 2 (0.66%) SLA
5 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (12.83%) Docker
2 24 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.26%) Active Directory
4 13 (4.28%) VMware Server
5 11 (3.62%) vSphere
6 8 (2.63%) Xen
7 7 (2.30%) XenServer
8 6 (1.97%) HDFS
8 6 (1.97%) Squid
8 6 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.64%) NFS
10 3 (0.99%) vCloud
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.66%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.66%) VMware GSX
11 2 (0.66%) XenApp
12 1 (0.33%) KVM
12 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 103 (33.88%) Puppet
2 82 (26.97%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (11.18%) Ansible
4 29 (9.54%) Nagios
5 17 (5.59%) Grafana
6 8 (2.63%) Salt
6 8 (2.63%) SCOM
7 7 (2.30%) Terraform
8 6 (1.97%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.64%) Cobbler
9 5 (1.64%) Graphite
9 5 (1.64%) Graylog
9 5 (1.64%) HAProxy
9 5 (1.64%) Icinga
9 5 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (1.64%) StatsD
10 4 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (1.32%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.32%) Packer
11 3 (0.99%) vRealize
Vendors
1 77 (25.33%) Red Hat
2 54 (17.76%) Splunk
3 52 (17.11%) VMware
4 28 (9.21%) Google
5 27 (8.88%) Oracle
6 18 (5.92%) Microsoft
7 12 (3.95%) F5
8 11 (3.62%) Cisco
9 8 (2.63%) Citrix
10 7 (2.30%) New Relic
10 7 (2.30%) SaltStack
11 5 (1.64%) Hortonworks
11 5 (1.64%) NetApp
11 5 (1.64%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.32%) IBM
12 4 (1.32%) Rackspace
13 3 (0.99%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.99%) EMC
13 3 (0.99%) HP
13 3 (0.99%) Riverbed
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