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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 14 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 119 194 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.16% 10.04% 11.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.40% 49.36% 46.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 122 143
Median daily rate £466 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.70% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +4.16%

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
268 393 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.38% 20.34% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 225 264
Median daily rate £400 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 33
Median hourly rate £11.38 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.40% +27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -4 112 £470 +8.67% 43
Bradford +12 5 £435 +31.81% 12
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 114 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (37.63%) Python
3 107 (36.27%) Java
4 104 (35.25%) Puppet
5 102 (34.58%) Jenkins
6 88 (29.83%) DevOps
7 87 (29.49%) HTML
8 82 (27.80%) Windows
9 79 (26.78%) JavaScript
10 78 (26.44%) Ruby
10 78 (26.44%) Opscode Chef
11 76 (25.76%) Git (software)
12 70 (23.73%) Unix
12 70 (23.73%) Scrum
13 64 (21.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 63 (21.36%) CSS
15 62 (21.02%) Open Source
16 60 (20.34%) Red Hat
17 55 (18.64%) Scala
17 55 (18.64%) Splunk
18 53 (17.97%) JSON
19 52 (17.63%) JIRA
19 52 (17.63%) Spring
19 52 (17.63%) HTML5
20 51 (17.29%) MongoDB
21 50 (16.95%) VMware
22 49 (16.61%) RESTful
23 48 (16.27%) Relational Database
24 46 (15.59%) SQL
25 44 (14.92%) Amazon AWS

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 42 (14.24%) Confluence
2 29 (9.83%) Apache
3 15 (5.08%) Tomcat
4 14 (4.75%) OpenStack
5 13 (4.41%) IIS
6 10 (3.39%) Apache Spark
7 9 (3.05%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.71%) CloudStack
9 7 (2.37%) nginx
9 7 (2.37%) SAS
10 6 (2.03%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.69%) Apache Pig
12 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (1.36%) IBM Domino
13 3 (1.02%) CMS
13 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 1 (0.34%) Mongrel
Applications
1 3 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
2 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 44 (14.92%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.39%) GitHub
4 7 (2.37%) PaaS
5 6 (2.03%) IaaS
6 5 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.69%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.34%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.34%) Heroku
8 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.22%) DNS
2 36 (12.20%) HTTP
3 27 (9.15%) LDAP
4 25 (8.47%) TCP/IP
5 22 (7.46%) Firewall
5 22 (7.46%) SMTP
6 18 (6.10%) SNMP
7 17 (5.76%) SAN
8 13 (4.41%) Internet
9 11 (3.73%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (2.71%) DHCP
11 7 (2.37%) SSL
12 6 (2.03%) FTP
12 6 (2.03%) Network Security
12 6 (2.03%) SSH
13 5 (1.69%) LAN
13 5 (1.69%) WAN
14 4 (1.36%) AMQP
14 4 (1.36%) HTTPS
14 4 (1.36%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (17.29%) MongoDB
2 48 (16.27%) Relational Database
3 42 (14.24%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (13.56%) MySQL
5 31 (10.51%) NoSQL
6 24 (8.14%) SQL Server
7 21 (7.12%) Hadoop
8 20 (6.78%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (5.76%) Redis
10 12 (4.07%) SQL Server 2014
11 11 (3.73%) HBase
12 10 (3.39%) Oracle Database
13 9 (3.05%) Big Data
14 8 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (2.37%) DB2
16 6 (2.03%) Apache Hive
17 5 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
18 4 (1.36%) Riak
18 4 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
19 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 102 (34.58%) Jenkins
2 76 (25.76%) Git (software)
3 52 (17.63%) JIRA
4 38 (12.88%) Selenium
5 37 (12.54%) JUnit
6 34 (11.53%) Cucumber
7 27 (9.15%) Subversion
8 21 (7.12%) Vagrant
9 20 (6.78%) Maven
10 14 (4.75%) Jasmine
10 14 (4.75%) TeamCity
11 12 (4.07%) JMeter
12 11 (3.73%) Grunt
12 11 (3.73%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (2.71%) WebDriver
14 7 (2.37%) RSpec
15 6 (2.03%) Mockito
16 5 (1.69%) Eclipse
17 4 (1.36%) Capybara
17 4 (1.36%) Hudson
General
1 24 (8.14%) Finance
2 6 (2.03%) Retail
3 4 (1.36%) Back Office
3 4 (1.36%) Banking
3 4 (1.36%) Marketing
4 3 (1.02%) Games
5 2 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.34%) Advertising
6 1 (0.34%) Automotive
6 1 (0.34%) Billing
6 1 (0.34%) iGaming
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (20.68%) Developer
2 45 (15.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (11.19%) Administrator
4 29 (9.83%) Architect
5 25 (8.47%) Java Developer
6 20 (6.78%) Technical Architect
7 17 (5.76%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (5.08%) DBA
9 12 (4.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (4.07%) Technical Leader
10 11 (3.73%) Analyst
10 11 (3.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 11 (3.73%) Scala Developer
11 10 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 10 (3.39%) Software Engineer
12 9 (3.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 9 (3.05%) Oracle DBA
13 8 (2.71%) Linux Administrator
13 8 (2.71%) Storage Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (29.49%) HTML
2 63 (21.36%) CSS
3 53 (17.97%) JSON
4 52 (17.63%) HTML5
4 52 (17.63%) Spring
5 49 (16.61%) RESTful
6 43 (14.58%) Django
6 43 (14.58%) Play Framework
7 33 (11.19%) XML
8 31 (10.51%) Web Services
9 29 (9.83%) REST
10 26 (8.81%) CSS3
11 25 (8.47%) Node.js
12 22 (7.46%) Ruby on Rails
13 21 (7.12%) Ajax
14 20 (6.78%) Spring MVC
15 18 (6.10%) Guice
16 17 (5.76%) LAPP Stack
17 15 (5.08%) LAMP
18 12 (4.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.78%) NHS
2 15 (5.08%) User Experience
3 14 (4.75%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.75%) Social Media
4 13 (4.41%) Data Centre
5 10 (3.39%) Replication
5 10 (3.39%) Tandem
6 9 (3.05%) Driving Licence
7 6 (2.03%) iSeries
7 6 (2.03%) PKI
8 5 (1.69%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.69%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.69%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.36%) Clustering
9 4 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.02%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.02%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.02%) Smartcard
10 3 (1.02%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 82 (27.80%) Windows
2 70 (23.73%) Unix
3 64 (21.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (14.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (13.56%) Ubuntu
6 35 (11.86%) Windows Server
7 27 (9.15%) CentOS
8 17 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (4.75%) Android
10 8 (2.71%) Mac OS X
10 8 (2.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.37%) Apple iOS
11 7 (2.37%) Solaris
12 6 (2.03%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (1.69%) AIX
13 5 (1.69%) CoreOS
14 3 (1.02%) SUSE
14 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.68%) HPUX
15 2 (0.68%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (29.83%) DevOps
3 70 (23.73%) Scrum
4 62 (21.02%) Open Source
5 41 (13.90%) Configuration Management
6 38 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (12.88%) Kanban
7 32 (10.85%) Mentoring
8 30 (10.17%) Software Engineering
9 27 (9.15%) TDD
10 24 (8.14%) Automated Testing
10 24 (8.14%) ITIL
11 22 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
12 21 (7.12%) Microservices
12 21 (7.12%) MVC
12 21 (7.12%) Web Design
13 20 (6.78%) BDD
14 19 (6.44%) Load Balancing
15 18 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (6.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (37.63%) Python
2 107 (36.27%) Java
3 79 (26.78%) JavaScript
4 78 (26.44%) Ruby
5 55 (18.64%) Scala
6 46 (15.59%) SQL
7 35 (11.86%) PHP
8 21 (7.12%) Bash Shell
9 20 (6.78%) C#
10 16 (5.42%) Shell Script
11 12 (4.07%) Perl
12 11 (3.73%) PowerShell
13 9 (3.05%) C++
14 5 (1.69%) C
15 4 (1.36%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.02%) Go
17 2 (0.68%) Korn
18 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
18 1 (0.34%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (6.44%) Degree
2 14 (4.75%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 11 (3.73%) MCSE
4 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.03%) AWS Certification
5 6 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.36%) CCNP
8 3 (1.02%) RHCE
9 2 (0.68%) CCA
9 2 (0.68%) CISA
9 2 (0.68%) CISM
9 2 (0.68%) CISSP
9 2 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.68%) ISEB
9 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.68%) OCP
9 2 (0.68%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.03%) QA
3 5 (1.69%) SLA
4 4 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.36%) SDET
5 3 (1.02%) HL7
6 2 (0.68%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.68%) FATCA
System Software
1 43 (14.58%) Docker
2 22 (7.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.08%) Active Directory
4 14 (4.75%) VMware Server
5 13 (4.41%) vSphere
6 11 (3.73%) HDFS
7 7 (2.37%) Xen
7 7 (2.37%) XenServer
8 5 (1.69%) VirtualBox
9 3 (1.02%) vCloud
9 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.68%) NFS
10 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.68%) VMware GSX
11 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.34%) Squid
11 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 104 (35.25%) Puppet
2 78 (26.44%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (10.85%) Nagios
4 31 (10.51%) Ansible
5 12 (4.07%) Grafana
6 11 (3.73%) Salt
7 9 (3.05%) SCOM
8 8 (2.71%) ZABBIX
9 6 (2.03%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (1.69%) Cobbler
10 5 (1.69%) Kubernetes
10 5 (1.69%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.36%) vRealize
12 3 (1.02%) Data Guard
12 3 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (1.02%) SCCM
13 2 (0.68%) Packer
13 2 (0.68%) Terraform
14 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 1 (0.34%) QRadar
Vendors
1 60 (20.34%) Red Hat
2 55 (18.64%) Splunk
3 50 (16.95%) VMware
4 26 (8.81%) Microsoft
5 25 (8.47%) Google
5 25 (8.47%) Oracle
6 12 (4.07%) Cisco
7 11 (3.73%) SaltStack
8 7 (2.37%) Citrix
8 7 (2.37%) Rackspace
9 6 (2.03%) Avaya
9 6 (2.03%) EMC
9 6 (2.03%) New Relic
10 5 (1.69%) Hortonworks
10 5 (1.69%) HP
10 5 (1.69%) IBM
10 5 (1.69%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.36%) F5
11 4 (1.36%) NetApp
12 3 (1.02%) Symantec
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