The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Linux
Rank 27 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Linux 102 76 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.66% 5.74% 5.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.64% 28.57% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 48 56
Average daily rate £325 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +147.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
369 266 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.47% 20.08% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 110 142
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £111 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 37
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £34.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Linux
Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 76 £325 +8.33% 50
Halifax - 8 £425 - 5
Bradford +6 7 £280 - 5
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Castleford - - - -
Mirfield - - - - 1
Pudsey - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 2
Wetherby - - - - 1
Bingley - - - - 1
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 68 (36.36%) Oracle
2 55 (29.41%) PHP
3 54 (28.88%) SQL
4 48 (25.67%) UNIX
4 48 (25.67%) Windows
5 46 (24.60%) Python
6 44 (23.53%) Ruby
7 38 (20.32%) Git (software)
8 36 (19.25%) Software Engineering
9 35 (18.72%) WebLogic
9 35 (18.72%) Bash Shell
10 34 (18.18%) Node.js
10 34 (18.18%) Apache
11 33 (17.65%) Java
11 33 (17.65%) C++
12 31 (16.58%) Client/Server
13 30 (16.04%) TCP/IP
14 29 (15.51%) Web Services
15 28 (14.97%) SSL
15 28 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
16 27 (14.44%) JavaScript
17 26 (13.90%) DNS
17 26 (13.90%) Load Balancing
18 25 (13.37%) Degree
18 25 (13.37%) Finance
18 25 (13.37%) Internet
19 24 (12.83%) MySQL
20 23 (12.30%) nginx
21 22 (11.76%) Oracle Database
21 22 (11.76%) PL/SQL

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 35 (18.72%) WebLogic
2 34 (18.18%) Node.js
2 34 (18.18%) Apache
3 23 (12.30%) nginx
4 19 (10.16%) WebSphere
5 10 (5.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (3.74%) Confluence
7 6 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.21%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.67%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (2.14%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.60%) IIS
10 3 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.60%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.07%) LiveCycle
11 2 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.07%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.53%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 28 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (16.04%) TCP/IP
2 28 (14.97%) SSL
3 26 (13.90%) DNS
4 25 (13.37%) Internet
5 10 (5.35%) OpenVPN
6 9 (4.81%) SAN
7 5 (2.67%) LAN
7 5 (2.67%) WAN
7 5 (2.67%) Ethernet
7 5 (2.67%) VLAN
7 5 (2.67%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (2.14%) NAS
9 3 (1.60%) SSH
10 2 (1.07%) Firewall
10 2 (1.07%) VPN
11 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.83%) MySQL
2 22 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 14 (7.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (5.35%) DB2
5 7 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (3.74%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.21%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.21%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.21%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (2.14%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.14%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.07%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 38 (20.32%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.23%) Maven
3 20 (10.70%) Jenkins
4 14 (7.49%) TeamCity
5 8 (4.28%) JIRA
5 8 (4.28%) Hudson
6 7 (3.74%) ClearCase
6 7 (3.74%) Selenium
7 6 (3.21%) ClearQuest
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.60%) Subversion
9 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.07%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.53%) Ant
10 1 (0.53%) JUnit
General
1 25 (13.37%) Finance
2 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.74%) Banking
3 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.07%) Retail
4 2 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.07%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Electronics
5 1 (0.53%) Publishing
5 1 (0.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 58 (31.02%) Developer
2 37 (19.79%) Administrator
3 21 (11.23%) Software Engineer
4 18 (9.63%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 18 (9.63%) Cloud Engineer
5 17 (9.09%) Analyst
6 14 (7.49%) DBA
7 13 (6.95%) Java Developer
7 13 (6.95%) Python Developer
8 10 (5.35%) PHP Developer
9 9 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.28%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (4.28%) WebSphere Administrator
10 8 (4.28%) Oracle DBA
11 6 (3.21%) Storage Administrator
11 6 (3.21%) Project Manager
11 6 (3.21%) Consultant
11 6 (3.21%) VMWare Administrator
12 5 (2.67%) Oracle Developer
13 4 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.51%) Web Services
2 20 (10.70%) HTML
3 19 (10.16%) jQuery
4 17 (9.09%) XML
5 16 (8.56%) Middleware
5 16 (8.56%) CSS
6 15 (8.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 13 (6.95%) Spring
7 13 (6.95%) Oracle Fusion
8 12 (6.42%) JSON
9 10 (5.35%) RESTful
9 10 (5.35%) .NET
10 9 (4.81%) REST
10 9 (4.81%) JMS
11 8 (4.28%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.28%) LAMP
11 8 (4.28%) HTML5
12 7 (3.74%) Apache Camel
12 7 (3.74%) SOAP
12 7 (3.74%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.58%) Client/Server
2 14 (7.49%) Clustering
3 10 (5.35%) PKI
3 10 (5.35%) Replication
4 9 (4.81%) Mainframe
5 7 (3.74%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.21%) Open Source
7 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.60%) NHS
9 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.53%) Firmware
9 1 (0.53%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 48 (25.67%) UNIX
1 48 (25.67%) Windows
2 21 (11.23%) AIX
3 8 (4.28%) Ubuntu
3 8 (4.28%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.67%) HPUX
5 5 (2.67%) Solaris
5 5 (2.67%) zOS
5 5 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.60%) Android
7 2 (1.07%) CentOS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.25%) Software Engineering
2 26 (13.90%) Load Balancing
3 16 (8.56%) TDD
4 14 (7.49%) Unit Testing
4 14 (7.49%) Configuration Management
5 13 (6.95%) MVC
5 13 (6.95%) Scrum
6 12 (6.42%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (5.35%) OO
8 10 (5.35%) SOA
9 9 (4.81%) Service Delivery
9 9 (4.81%) Data Protection
10 8 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (3.74%) ITIL
12 6 (3.21%) Web Development
12 6 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.21%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (29.41%) PHP
2 54 (28.88%) SQL
3 46 (24.60%) Python
4 44 (23.53%) Ruby
5 35 (18.72%) Bash Shell
6 33 (17.65%) Java
6 33 (17.65%) C++
7 27 (14.44%) JavaScript
8 22 (11.76%) PL/SQL
9 12 (6.42%) Perl
10 10 (5.35%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.74%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 6 (3.21%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.67%) Tcl
14 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
15 3 (1.60%) C
15 3 (1.60%) C#
16 1 (0.53%) VC++
16 1 (0.53%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 25 (13.37%) Degree
2 7 (3.74%) ISEB
2 7 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (3.21%) VCAP
4 3 (1.60%) MCSE
4 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.35%) Squid
1 10 (5.35%) vSphere
2 9 (4.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (3.21%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.53%) Varnish
6 1 (0.53%) Xen
6 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (10.70%) Puppet
2 10 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.28%) ZABBIX
4 6 (3.21%) HAProxy
4 6 (3.21%) Capistrano
5 5 (2.67%) Data Guard
6 4 (2.14%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.07%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 68 (36.36%) Oracle
2 14 (7.49%) IBM
3 13 (6.95%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.42%) VMware
5 7 (3.74%) Splunk
5 7 (3.74%) HP
6 6 (3.21%) Dell
7 5 (2.67%) Percona
8 4 (2.14%) Zend
8 4 (2.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.14%) Siebel
9 3 (1.60%) Sun
9 3 (1.60%) jBASE
9 3 (1.60%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.07%) Cisco
10 2 (1.07%) Adobe
10 2 (1.07%) Riverbed
11 1 (0.53%) JBoss
11 1 (0.53%) Sybase
11 1 (0.53%) Novell
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