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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 16 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 187 252 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.21% 10.93% 6.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.84% 45.90% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 168 87
Median daily rate £425 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £150.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -73.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £31.63
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +18.57%
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
417 549 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.53% 23.81% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 314 199
Median daily rate £375 £365 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +26.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £217 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 51 32
Median hourly rate £11.75 £15.36 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.47% +23.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.14 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £40.00 £37.50
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +1 171 £425 +6.25% 46
Bradford +5 7 £368 +15.74% 1
Halifax -3 3 £425 -5.55% 2
Pudsey - 1 £450 -
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 161 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (31.66%) Puppet
2 120 (31.66%) DevOps
3 100 (26.39%) Jenkins
3 100 (26.39%) Java
4 96 (25.33%) Git (software)
5 92 (24.27%) Unix
6 90 (23.75%) Red Hat
7 87 (22.96%) VMware
7 87 (22.96%) Open Source
8 81 (21.37%) Opscode Chef
9 80 (21.11%) Windows
10 77 (20.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 72 (19.00%) Python
12 67 (17.68%) Ruby
13 65 (17.15%) HTML
14 62 (16.36%) Configuration Management
15 61 (16.09%) SQL
15 61 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
16 58 (15.30%) JavaScript
17 57 (15.04%) JIRA
18 55 (14.51%) Relational Database
19 53 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
20 52 (13.72%) Scrum
21 50 (13.19%) Spring
22 47 (12.40%) Security Cleared
22 47 (12.40%) RESTful
23 46 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
23 46 (12.14%) Docker
24 45 (11.87%) Firewall

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 41 (10.82%) Confluence
2 21 (5.54%) Apache
3 20 (5.28%) Tomcat
4 18 (4.75%) OpenStack
5 17 (4.49%) nginx
6 13 (3.43%) WebSphere
7 9 (2.37%) IIS
8 8 (2.11%) SAS
8 8 (2.11%) WordPress
9 6 (1.58%) Jetty
10 5 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (1.32%) GlassFish
10 5 (1.32%) Mongrel
11 4 (1.06%) FileNet
11 4 (1.06%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.79%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (1.58%) 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 53 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.44%) PaaS
3 23 (6.07%) SaaS
4 22 (5.80%) IaaS
5 15 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.85%) Google App Engine
7 7 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.06%) GitHub
10 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.53%) Office 365
10 2 (0.53%) Slack
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.87%) Firewall
2 41 (10.82%) HTTP
3 34 (8.97%) DNS
4 18 (4.75%) SAN
5 15 (3.96%) DHCP
6 11 (2.90%) SSL
7 10 (2.64%) Internet
7 10 (2.64%) TCP/IP
8 9 (2.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (1.85%) LAN
10 7 (1.85%) Network Security
10 7 (1.85%) VPN
10 7 (1.85%) WAN
11 6 (1.58%) FTP
11 6 (1.58%) IPsec
11 6 (1.58%) SSH
12 5 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 4 (1.06%) LDAP
13 4 (1.06%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.51%) Relational Database
2 38 (10.03%) MongoDB
3 33 (8.71%) NoSQL
4 21 (5.54%) Oracle Database
5 20 (5.28%) SQL Server
6 17 (4.49%) MySQL
7 16 (4.22%) DB2
8 14 (3.69%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.90%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (2.64%) Informix
12 9 (2.37%) Neo4j
13 8 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
15 6 (1.58%) Big Data
16 5 (1.32%) Redis
16 5 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
17 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
17 4 (1.06%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 100 (26.39%) Jenkins
2 96 (25.33%) Git (software)
3 57 (15.04%) JIRA
4 34 (8.97%) Maven
4 34 (8.97%) Subversion
5 25 (6.60%) Cucumber
6 21 (5.54%) Selenium
7 17 (4.49%) Travis CI
8 16 (4.22%) JUnit
9 8 (2.11%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.58%) Hudson
10 6 (1.58%) Mockito
11 5 (1.32%) Gitweb
11 5 (1.32%) SonarQube
11 5 (1.32%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.06%) Appium
12 4 (1.06%) Capybara
12 4 (1.06%) Mocha
12 4 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (1.06%) RSpec
General
1 37 (9.76%) Finance
2 31 (8.18%) Games
3 18 (4.75%) Banking
4 11 (2.90%) Retail
5 8 (2.11%) Back Office
6 4 (1.06%) Online Betting
7 3 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.53%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Law
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (25.86%) Developer
2 93 (24.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 34 (8.97%) Linux Engineer
4 30 (7.92%) Java Developer
5 29 (7.65%) Administrator
5 29 (7.65%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 24 (6.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 20 (5.28%) Architect
7 20 (5.28%) AWS Engineer
7 20 (5.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 19 (5.01%) Analyst
8 19 (5.01%) AWS DevOps
9 18 (4.75%) DBA
9 18 (4.75%) Operations Engineer
9 18 (4.75%) Senior Developer
10 17 (4.49%) Cloud Engineer
10 17 (4.49%) Digital Developer
11 15 (3.96%) Consultant
12 13 (3.43%) PHP Developer
13 11 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (17.15%) HTML
2 50 (13.19%) Spring
3 47 (12.40%) RESTful
4 45 (11.87%) CSS
5 39 (10.29%) HTML5
6 32 (8.44%) JSON
7 31 (8.18%) REST
8 29 (7.65%) Node.js
9 28 (7.39%) Play Framework
10 27 (7.12%) Django
11 17 (4.49%) LAMP
11 17 (4.49%) Ruby on Rails
11 17 (4.49%) Web Services
12 16 (4.22%) Ajax
12 16 (4.22%) CSS3
12 16 (4.22%) Middleware
12 16 (4.22%) RabbitMQ
13 14 (3.69%) Spring MVC
13 14 (3.69%) XML
14 13 (3.43%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.22%) User Experience
2 15 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.69%) Data Centre
4 13 (3.43%) NHS
5 10 (2.64%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.37%) Social Media
7 7 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
8 6 (1.58%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.58%) Clustering
8 6 (1.58%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.58%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.58%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.58%) Replication
9 5 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.79%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.79%) Tandem
11 3 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 92 (24.27%) Unix
2 80 (21.11%) Windows
3 77 (20.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (11.08%) CentOS
5 34 (8.97%) Ubuntu
6 23 (6.07%) Windows Server
7 21 (5.54%) Mac OS X
8 18 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (2.37%) AIX
11 8 (2.11%) Solaris
12 7 (1.85%) Fedora
13 4 (1.06%) HPUX
14 3 (0.79%) SUSE
14 3 (0.79%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.53%) Android
15 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.53%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (31.66%) DevOps
3 87 (22.96%) Open Source
4 62 (16.36%) Configuration Management
5 61 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (13.72%) Scrum
7 44 (11.61%) TDD
8 32 (8.44%) Microservices
9 31 (8.18%) Responsive Web Design
9 31 (8.18%) Web Design
10 29 (7.65%) Software Engineering
10 29 (7.65%) Web Development
11 25 (6.60%) BDD
11 25 (6.60%) ITIL
11 25 (6.60%) Mentoring
12 23 (6.07%) Front End Development
13 22 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (5.54%) High Availability
15 20 (5.28%) Load Balancing
16 18 (4.75%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (26.39%) Java
2 72 (19.00%) Python
3 67 (17.68%) Ruby
4 61 (16.09%) SQL
5 58 (15.30%) JavaScript
6 36 (9.50%) Bash Shell
7 32 (8.44%) PHP
8 31 (8.18%) Scala
9 28 (7.39%) Perl
10 21 (5.54%) Shell Script
11 20 (5.28%) PowerShell
12 15 (3.96%) C++
13 13 (3.43%) C#
14 10 (2.64%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.79%) COBOL
16 2 (0.53%) Groovy
16 2 (0.53%) PHP 5
17 1 (0.26%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (12.40%) Security Cleared
2 26 (6.86%) BPSS Clearance
3 21 (5.54%) Degree
4 19 (5.01%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.17%) CCNP
7 4 (1.06%) CCNA
7 4 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.79%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.79%) MCSE
8 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.79%) RHCE
9 2 (0.53%) CCDE
9 2 (0.53%) CCIE
9 2 (0.53%) ISEB
9 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.53%) SAS Certification
9 2 (0.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.26%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.26%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (1.06%) QA
2 4 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.79%) HL7
4 2 (0.53%) SLA
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (12.14%) Docker
1 46 (12.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (3.43%) VMware Server
3 11 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.11%) vSphere
5 7 (1.85%) Xen
6 6 (1.58%) Squid
7 5 (1.32%) NFS
7 5 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.06%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.79%) vCloud
9 3 (0.79%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.53%) KVM
10 2 (0.53%) XenApp
11 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 120 (31.66%) Puppet
2 81 (21.37%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (10.29%) Ansible
4 14 (3.69%) Nagios
5 12 (3.17%) Grafana
6 10 (2.64%) Salt
6 10 (2.64%) ZABBIX
7 8 (2.11%) Graphite
7 8 (2.11%) Oracle RMAN
8 7 (1.85%) Icinga
9 6 (1.58%) collectd
9 6 (1.58%) Mesos
9 6 (1.58%) Terraform
10 5 (1.32%) Data Guard
10 5 (1.32%) Graylog
10 5 (1.32%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.32%) StatsD
11 4 (1.06%) Marathon
11 4 (1.06%) Opsview
12 3 (0.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 90 (23.75%) Red Hat
2 87 (22.96%) VMware
3 45 (11.87%) Oracle
4 28 (7.39%) Google
5 26 (6.86%) Cisco
6 21 (5.54%) Microsoft
7 20 (5.28%) Splunk
8 19 (5.01%) F5
9 13 (3.43%) Atlassian
9 13 (3.43%) EMC
10 11 (2.90%) IBM
11 7 (1.85%) NetApp
11 7 (1.85%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.58%) Sybase
13 5 (1.32%) HP
13 5 (1.32%) New Relic
14 4 (1.06%) Citrix
14 4 (1.06%) Riverbed
14 4 (1.06%) SaltStack
15 3 (0.79%) Veritas
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