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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 11 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Linux 212 101 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.66% 5.65% 5.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.19% 27.52% 28.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 69 48
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£345 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 3
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £34.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 - £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
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
431 367 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.68% 20.53% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 202 113
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 29 38
Average hourly rate £16.72 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.39% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.24 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £15.60 £35.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 20 April 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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +15 185 £340 +4.61% 38
Bradford -18 7 £425 +51.78% 2
Halifax -3 4 - - 1
Wetherby - 1 £425 -
Batley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 185 (48.43%) UNIX
2 158 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (35.08%) Configuration Management
4 123 (32.20%) Java
5 122 (31.94%) Python
6 100 (26.18%) DevOps
7 98 (25.65%) HTML
8 94 (24.61%) HTTP
9 92 (24.08%) Puppet
9 92 (24.08%) MongoDB
10 86 (22.51%) Opscode Chef
11 82 (21.47%) Bash Shell
11 82 (21.47%) Apache
12 80 (20.94%) Mac OS X
13 77 (20.16%) Ruby
14 74 (19.37%) VMware
15 72 (18.85%) Relational Database
16 68 (17.80%) Responsive Web Design
16 68 (17.80%) Web Design
17 66 (17.28%) SQL
18 65 (17.02%) PHP
19 63 (16.49%) Red Hat
19 63 (16.49%) REST
20 59 (15.45%) Windows
21 54 (14.14%) Hibernate
22 52 (13.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 51 (13.35%) MySQL
24 50 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
25 48 (12.57%) JAX-RS
25 48 (12.57%) Oracle

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 82 (21.47%) Apache
2 36 (9.42%) Tomcat
3 35 (9.16%) OpenStack
4 26 (6.81%) Node.js
5 22 (5.76%) WebSphere
6 17 (4.45%) nginx
6 17 (4.45%) IIS
7 12 (3.14%) Jetty
8 5 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.05%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.79%) JBoss
11 2 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.52%) CMS
11 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.26%) Jadu
12 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 44 (11.52%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (8.64%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (3.14%) Google App Engine
4 12 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.57%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (1.57%) Route 53
6 2 (0.52%) SaaS
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (24.61%) HTTP
2 42 (10.99%) TCP/IP
3 38 (9.95%) SSL
4 36 (9.42%) DNS
5 18 (4.71%) SAN
6 17 (4.45%) Internet
6 17 (4.45%) Firewall
7 16 (4.19%) DHCP
8 14 (3.66%) IPsec
9 12 (3.14%) FTP
10 6 (1.57%) Wireless
11 5 (1.31%) NAS
12 4 (1.05%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.05%) BIG-IP
12 4 (1.05%) LDAP
13 3 (0.79%) BGP
13 3 (0.79%) OSPF
13 3 (0.79%) EIGRP
13 3 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (24.08%) MongoDB
2 72 (18.85%) Relational Database
3 51 (13.35%) MySQL
4 46 (12.04%) Neo4j
5 21 (5.50%) NoSQL
6 19 (4.97%) SQL Server
7 16 (4.19%) Hypertable
7 16 (4.19%) Redis
7 16 (4.19%) Riak
7 16 (4.19%) CouchDB
8 11 (2.88%) Couchbase
8 11 (2.88%) SimpleDB
9 8 (2.09%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.83%) DB2
10 7 (1.83%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
11 6 (1.57%) Informix
12 5 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.05%) BODI
13 4 (1.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 45 (11.78%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.64%) Subversion
3 23 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.19%) Fiddler
5 5 (1.31%) JIRA
6 3 (0.79%) Maven
7 2 (0.52%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.52%) Mockito
8 1 (0.26%) JUnit
8 1 (0.26%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.26%) Hudson
8 1 (0.26%) RSpec
General
1 13 (3.40%) Electronics
2 11 (2.88%) Finance
3 8 (2.09%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.31%) Games
5 4 (1.05%) Banking
5 4 (1.05%) Retail
6 2 (0.52%) Automotive
7 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 123 (32.20%) Developer
2 74 (19.37%) Java Developer
3 67 (17.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (5.50%) Administrator
6 20 (5.24%) Analyst
7 19 (4.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 16 (4.19%) Linux Engineer
9 15 (3.93%) Front-End Developer
10 13 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (3.40%) DBA
10 13 (3.40%) Support Analyst
10 13 (3.40%) Linux Support
10 13 (3.40%) UNIX Support
10 13 (3.40%) Software Engineer
11 10 (2.62%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (2.36%) UNIX Operator
12 9 (2.36%) UNIX Engineer
12 9 (2.36%) MySQL DBA
13 8 (2.09%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (25.65%) HTML
2 63 (16.49%) REST
3 54 (14.14%) Hibernate
4 48 (12.57%) JAX-RS
5 27 (7.07%) CSS
6 24 (6.28%) Web Services
7 21 (5.50%) Servlets
8 18 (4.71%) .NET
9 15 (3.93%) J2EE
10 9 (2.36%) Middleware
11 8 (2.09%) Mustache
11 8 (2.09%) Spring
11 8 (2.09%) LAMP
12 7 (1.83%) Sass
13 5 (1.31%) XML
13 5 (1.31%) Symfony
14 4 (1.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 4 (1.05%) HTML5
14 4 (1.05%) CSS3
14 4 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 44 (11.52%) Open Source
2 22 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.97%) Clustering
4 14 (3.66%) Replication
5 12 (3.14%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.62%) NHS
7 7 (1.83%) IBM XIV
7 7 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.31%) User Experience
9 4 (1.05%) DataPower
10 2 (0.52%) RIA
10 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.52%) Wiki
10 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.26%) W3C
11 1 (0.26%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.26%) CLARiiON
11 1 (0.26%) Symmetrix
11 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 185 (48.43%) UNIX
2 80 (20.94%) Mac OS X
3 59 (15.45%) Windows
4 52 (13.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (6.81%) Ubuntu
6 25 (6.54%) CentOS
7 21 (5.50%) AIX
8 15 (3.93%) Solaris
9 11 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (2.09%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.31%) SUSE
12 5 (1.31%) Debian
13 4 (1.05%) zOS
14 3 (0.79%) HPUX
14 3 (0.79%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.26%) Fedora
16 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (35.08%) Configuration Management
3 100 (26.18%) DevOps
4 68 (17.80%) Responsive Web Design
4 68 (17.80%) Web Design
5 50 (13.09%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (9.69%) Software Engineering
7 33 (8.64%) E-Commerce
7 33 (8.64%) ITIL
8 28 (7.33%) TDD
9 27 (7.07%) Incident Management
9 27 (7.07%) Web Development
10 25 (6.54%) Service Management
11 21 (5.50%) Load Balancing
12 20 (5.24%) Unit Testing
13 19 (4.97%) Automated Testing
14 18 (4.71%) Mentoring
14 18 (4.71%) BDD
15 16 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (3.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 123 (32.20%) Java
2 122 (31.94%) Python
3 82 (21.47%) Bash Shell
4 77 (20.16%) Ruby
5 66 (17.28%) SQL
6 65 (17.02%) PHP
7 45 (11.78%) C
8 30 (7.85%) JavaScript
9 28 (7.33%) C++
10 23 (6.02%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.62%) Embedded C
12 9 (2.36%) VB
12 9 (2.36%) Perl
12 9 (2.36%) Scala
13 5 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.05%) PHP5
14 4 (1.05%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.79%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.26%) C#
16 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (8.12%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.31%) Degree
4 4 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.05%) CCNP
4 4 (1.05%) CCNA
5 3 (0.79%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.52%) VCAP
6 2 (0.52%) VCP5
6 2 (0.52%) CCSE
6 2 (0.52%) CCSA
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.52%) CISSP
6 2 (0.52%) CCDA
6 2 (0.52%) CCDP
6 2 (0.52%) MCSE
6 2 (0.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.05%) SLA
2 3 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.79%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 41 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.97%) QEMU
2 19 (4.97%) KVM
3 13 (3.40%) Xen
4 10 (2.62%) Active Directory
5 8 (2.09%) VMware Server
6 7 (1.83%) VMware ESX
6 7 (1.83%) Hyper-V
6 7 (1.83%) vSphere
7 2 (0.52%) Firmware
7 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.26%) iptables
8 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 92 (24.08%) Puppet
2 86 (22.51%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (6.54%) Tivoli
3 25 (6.54%) Nagios
4 22 (5.76%) Ansible
4 22 (5.76%) Graphite
5 21 (5.50%) Cobbler
6 17 (4.45%) Salt
7 16 (4.19%) CFEngine
8 6 (1.57%) Opsview
9 5 (1.31%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.05%) Cacti
10 4 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
10 4 (1.05%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 1 (0.26%) SCCM
12 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 74 (19.37%) VMware
2 63 (16.49%) Red Hat
3 48 (12.57%) Oracle
4 34 (8.90%) Splunk
5 32 (8.38%) Microsoft
6 18 (4.71%) Cisco
7 16 (4.19%) SaltStack
8 15 (3.93%) Rackspace
9 14 (3.66%) HP
9 14 (3.66%) IBM
10 12 (3.14%) Google
11 11 (2.88%) Percona
12 6 (1.57%) F5
12 6 (1.57%) jBASE
13 5 (1.31%) Veritas
13 5 (1.31%) SonicWALL
14 4 (1.05%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.05%) Business Objects
15 3 (0.79%) Remedy
15 3 (0.79%) Imperva
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £240 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago