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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 17 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 156 251 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.37% 11.22% 8.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.05% 45.72% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 168 101
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £320 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
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
371 549 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.91% 24.53% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 313 210
Median daily rate £360 £380 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +26.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £195 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 54 39
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.38 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.86 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £17.50 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -2 137 £420 -1.17% 39
Bradford +19 12 £368 +5.00% 6
Halifax -5 4 £425 -5.55% 1
Wakefield -8 1 - - 2
Pudsey - 1 £450 -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 158 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (35.98%) Puppet
3 127 (33.60%) DevOps
4 111 (29.37%) Jenkins
5 102 (26.98%) Java
6 101 (26.72%) Opscode Chef
7 93 (24.60%) Open Source
8 91 (24.07%) Git (software)
8 91 (24.07%) Unix
9 89 (23.54%) VMware
10 85 (22.49%) Red Hat
11 79 (20.90%) Windows
12 78 (20.63%) Python
13 74 (19.58%) Ruby
14 72 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 71 (18.78%) HTML
16 64 (16.93%) JIRA
16 64 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
17 59 (15.61%) JavaScript
18 58 (15.34%) Amazon AWS
18 58 (15.34%) Relational Database
19 57 (15.08%) Spring
19 57 (15.08%) Configuration Management
19 57 (15.08%) Scrum
20 56 (14.81%) SQL
21 53 (14.02%) RESTful
22 49 (12.96%) CSS
23 47 (12.43%) HTML5
23 47 (12.43%) JSON
24 46 (12.17%) Confluence

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 46 (12.17%) Confluence
2 23 (6.08%) Tomcat
3 21 (5.56%) Apache
3 21 (5.56%) nginx
4 19 (5.03%) OpenStack
5 15 (3.97%) WebSphere
6 14 (3.70%) IIS
7 8 (2.12%) WordPress
8 7 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
8 7 (1.85%) Jetty
9 6 (1.59%) GlassFish
9 6 (1.59%) Mongrel
9 6 (1.59%) SAS
10 4 (1.06%) CloudStack
10 4 (1.06%) FileNet
11 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.26%) JBoss
13 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.06%) MS Office
3 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 58 (15.34%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (9.26%) PaaS
3 23 (6.08%) IaaS
3 23 (6.08%) SaaS
4 22 (5.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.65%) GitHub
6 8 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.85%) Google App Engine
7 7 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.53%) Office 365
9 2 (0.53%) Slack
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.26%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 44 (11.64%) Firewall
2 40 (10.58%) HTTP
3 35 (9.26%) DNS
4 21 (5.56%) SAN
5 17 (4.50%) DHCP
6 13 (3.44%) SSL
7 11 (2.91%) TCP/IP
8 10 (2.65%) FTP
9 8 (2.12%) Internet
10 7 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (1.59%) IPsec
11 6 (1.59%) LAN
11 6 (1.59%) LDAP
11 6 (1.59%) WAN
12 5 (1.32%) Network Security
12 5 (1.32%) SSH
13 4 (1.06%) VPN
14 2 (0.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.34%) Relational Database
2 39 (10.32%) MongoDB
3 34 (8.99%) NoSQL
4 24 (6.35%) SQL Server
5 18 (4.76%) MySQL
6 16 (4.23%) DB2
6 16 (4.23%) Oracle Database
6 16 (4.23%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.17%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.91%) RDBMS
9 10 (2.65%) Informix
10 8 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.59%) Redis
13 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (1.06%) Big Data
14 4 (1.06%) Neo4j
14 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 111 (29.37%) Jenkins
2 91 (24.07%) Git (software)
3 64 (16.93%) JIRA
4 35 (9.26%) Subversion
5 32 (8.47%) Cucumber
5 32 (8.47%) Maven
6 31 (8.20%) Selenium
7 18 (4.76%) JUnit
8 16 (4.23%) Travis CI
8 16 (4.23%) Vagrant
9 12 (3.17%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (2.12%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.85%) RSpec
12 6 (1.59%) ClearQuest
12 6 (1.59%) Gitweb
12 6 (1.59%) Grunt
12 6 (1.59%) Hudson
13 5 (1.32%) ClearCase
14 4 (1.06%) Capybara
General
1 27 (7.14%) Finance
1 27 (7.14%) Games
2 14 (3.70%) Banking
3 10 (2.65%) Retail
4 8 (2.12%) Back Office
5 4 (1.06%) Online Betting
6 3 (0.79%) Marketing
7 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 97 (25.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 88 (23.28%) Developer
3 36 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 29 (7.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 27 (7.14%) Administrator
6 26 (6.88%) Java Developer
7 24 (6.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 23 (6.08%) Architect
9 21 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 20 (5.29%) AWS Engineer
11 19 (5.03%) Analyst
11 19 (5.03%) AWS DevOps
12 16 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
12 16 (4.23%) DBA
13 15 (3.97%) Senior Developer
13 15 (3.97%) Technical Leader
14 14 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
14 14 (3.70%) Technical Architect
15 13 (3.44%) Digital Developer
16 12 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (18.78%) HTML
2 57 (15.08%) Spring
3 53 (14.02%) RESTful
4 49 (12.96%) CSS
5 47 (12.43%) HTML5
5 47 (12.43%) JSON
6 36 (9.52%) Play Framework
7 35 (9.26%) Django
8 28 (7.41%) Node.js
8 28 (7.41%) REST
9 23 (6.08%) Web Services
10 19 (5.03%) Ruby on Rails
10 19 (5.03%) XML
11 18 (4.76%) Ajax
11 18 (4.76%) CSS3
12 17 (4.50%) LAMP
12 17 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (4.23%) Spring MVC
14 15 (3.97%) Guice
15 13 (3.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.56%) User Experience
2 16 (4.23%) NHS
3 14 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.70%) Social Media
4 10 (2.65%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.65%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
6 6 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.59%) Cryptography
6 6 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.59%) Replication
6 6 (1.59%) Tandem
7 5 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.32%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.32%) PKI
8 4 (1.06%) Clustering
8 4 (1.06%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.79%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 91 (24.07%) Unix
2 79 (20.90%) Windows
3 72 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (11.64%) CentOS
5 37 (9.79%) Ubuntu
6 29 (7.67%) Windows Server
7 23 (6.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (3.97%) Mac OS X
9 15 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (2.91%) AIX
11 8 (2.12%) Solaris
12 7 (1.85%) Android
12 7 (1.85%) Fedora
13 5 (1.32%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.06%) HPUX
15 3 (0.79%) SUSE
16 2 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (41.80%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (33.60%) DevOps
3 93 (24.60%) Open Source
4 64 (16.93%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (15.08%) Configuration Management
5 57 (15.08%) Scrum
6 42 (11.11%) TDD
7 37 (9.79%) Microservices
8 29 (7.67%) Mentoring
9 28 (7.41%) ITIL
9 28 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 28 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 28 (7.41%) Web Design
10 24 (6.35%) BDD
10 24 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (6.35%) Front End Development
11 23 (6.08%) Web Development
12 22 (5.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (5.82%) Kanban
13 20 (5.29%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 102 (26.98%) Java
2 78 (20.63%) Python
3 74 (19.58%) Ruby
4 59 (15.61%) JavaScript
5 56 (14.81%) SQL
6 41 (10.85%) Scala
7 34 (8.99%) Bash Shell
8 29 (7.67%) PHP
9 25 (6.61%) Perl
10 23 (6.08%) PowerShell
11 20 (5.29%) Shell Script
12 15 (3.97%) C#
12 15 (3.97%) C++
13 8 (2.12%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.53%) C
15 1 (0.26%) COBOL
15 1 (0.26%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.26%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.26%) Go
15 1 (0.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 42 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 21 (5.56%) Degree
4 14 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 12 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.38%) CCNP
7 4 (1.06%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.06%) MCSE
7 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.79%) CCNA
8 3 (0.79%) CISSP
8 3 (0.79%) RHCE
9 2 (0.53%) CCDE
9 2 (0.53%) CCIE
9 2 (0.53%) CISA
9 2 (0.53%) CISM
9 2 (0.53%) ISEB
9 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.32%) QA
4 3 (0.79%) HL7
4 3 (0.79%) SDET
5 2 (0.53%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (12.17%) Docker
2 44 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (4.23%) VMware Server
4 12 (3.17%) Active Directory
5 11 (2.91%) Xen
6 8 (2.12%) vSphere
7 7 (1.85%) Squid
8 6 (1.59%) NFS
9 4 (1.06%) Hyper-V
9 4 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.79%) vCloud
10 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.79%) XenServer
11 2 (0.53%) KVM
11 2 (0.53%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.53%) XenApp
12 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 136 (35.98%) Puppet
2 101 (26.72%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (10.32%) Ansible
4 19 (5.03%) Nagios
5 16 (4.23%) Grafana
6 10 (2.65%) Salt
6 10 (2.65%) ZABBIX
7 9 (2.38%) Graphite
8 8 (2.12%) Icinga
8 8 (2.12%) Terraform
9 6 (1.59%) collectd
9 6 (1.59%) Graylog
9 6 (1.59%) HAProxy
9 6 (1.59%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (1.59%) SCOM
9 6 (1.59%) StatsD
10 4 (1.06%) Mesos
10 4 (1.06%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.06%) Opsview
10 4 (1.06%) Packer
Vendors
1 89 (23.54%) VMware
2 85 (22.49%) Red Hat
3 45 (11.90%) Oracle
4 30 (7.94%) Google
5 28 (7.41%) Splunk
6 26 (6.88%) Cisco
7 21 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 17 (4.50%) F5
9 13 (3.44%) EMC
10 11 (2.91%) IBM
11 9 (2.38%) Atlassian
11 9 (2.38%) NetApp
12 8 (2.12%) Palo Alto
13 6 (1.59%) Citrix
13 6 (1.59%) New Relic
13 6 (1.59%) Sybase
14 5 (1.32%) HP
15 4 (1.06%) Riverbed
15 4 (1.06%) SaltStack
15 4 (1.06%) Symantec
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