The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 13 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 209 302 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.62% 9.76% 9.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.92% 45.83% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 203 177
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £540 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £46.25 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.17% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £28.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £28.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +2.04%
Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
487 659 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.08% 21.31% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 376 322
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 87 81
Median hourly rate £14.57 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Linux across the Yorkshire region.

Linux Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Yorkshire region.

Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
West Yorkshire +2 139 £450 +4.04% 45
South Yorkshire -4 64 £450 -7.21% 13
North Yorkshire -6 7 £450 +37.05% 7
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 165 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (34.58%) Java
3 150 (33.04%) DevOps
4 137 (30.18%) Puppet
5 129 (28.41%) Jenkins
6 125 (27.53%) Unix
7 121 (26.65%) Python
8 120 (26.43%) Windows
9 115 (25.33%) Ruby
10 113 (24.89%) HTML
11 111 (24.45%) Git (software)
12 104 (22.91%) Red Hat
13 103 (22.69%) Opscode Chef
14 96 (21.15%) JavaScript
14 96 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 84 (18.50%) CSS
16 82 (18.06%) VMware
17 79 (17.40%) HTTP
18 75 (16.52%) Scrum
19 72 (15.86%) MongoDB
20 71 (15.64%) Open Source
21 70 (15.42%) Docker
21 70 (15.42%) SQL
21 70 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
22 68 (14.98%) Configuration Management
23 62 (13.66%) PostgreSQL
23 62 (13.66%) JIRA
24 60 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
25 58 (12.78%) Relational Database
26 56 (12.33%) HTML5

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in 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 51 (11.23%) Confluence
2 35 (7.71%) WebSphere
3 33 (7.27%) Tomcat
4 30 (6.61%) OpenStack
5 29 (6.39%) Apache
6 26 (5.73%) nginx
7 22 (4.85%) IIS
8 13 (2.86%) SAS
9 11 (2.42%) CICS
10 10 (2.20%) Jetty
11 8 (1.76%) CloudStack
11 8 (1.76%) IBM HTTP Server
11 8 (1.76%) Mongrel
11 8 (1.76%) MS Exchange
11 8 (1.76%) WordPress
12 7 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (1.32%) Apache Pig
13 6 (1.32%) Apache Spark
13 6 (1.32%) WebSphere Portal
14 5 (1.10%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.66%) MS Office
4 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 70 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.05%) GitHub
3 30 (6.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.98%) PaaS
5 7 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.32%) IaaS
7 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.44%) Office 365
8 2 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.22%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.22%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.22%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 79 (17.40%) HTTP
2 55 (12.11%) TCP/IP
3 50 (11.01%) DNS
4 31 (6.83%) LDAP
5 30 (6.61%) SAN
6 29 (6.39%) Firewall
7 24 (5.29%) SSL
8 21 (4.63%) SMTP
9 17 (3.74%) SNMP
10 16 (3.52%) NAS
11 15 (3.30%) LAN
11 15 (3.30%) WAN
12 14 (3.08%) DHCP
13 12 (2.64%) FTP
14 10 (2.20%) Internet
15 9 (1.98%) iSCSI
16 8 (1.76%) FCoE
16 8 (1.76%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (1.76%) Multicast
16 8 (1.76%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (15.86%) MongoDB
2 62 (13.66%) PostgreSQL
3 58 (12.78%) Relational Database
4 52 (11.45%) MySQL
5 38 (8.37%) NoSQL
6 28 (6.17%) Redis
7 27 (5.95%) SQL Server
8 26 (5.73%) Hadoop
9 18 (3.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (3.96%) DB2
10 13 (2.86%) Big Data
11 12 (2.64%) Oracle Database
12 11 (2.42%) HBase
13 9 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.54%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
16 4 (0.88%) Informix
17 3 (0.66%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 129 (28.41%) Jenkins
2 111 (24.45%) Git (software)
3 62 (13.66%) JIRA
4 40 (8.81%) Subversion
5 39 (8.59%) JUnit
6 37 (8.15%) Selenium
7 35 (7.71%) Cucumber
8 23 (5.07%) Maven
9 21 (4.63%) Vagrant
10 19 (4.19%) TeamCity
11 14 (3.08%) Jasmine
12 12 (2.64%) Travis CI
13 11 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
14 10 (2.20%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.98%) JMeter
16 8 (1.76%) Grunt
16 8 (1.76%) WebDriver
17 7 (1.54%) RSpec
18 6 (1.32%) Mockito
19 5 (1.10%) Gradle
General
1 55 (12.11%) Finance
2 23 (5.07%) Banking
3 8 (1.76%) Marketing
4 7 (1.54%) Games
4 7 (1.54%) Retail
5 6 (1.32%) Back Office
6 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.44%) Advertising
7 2 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Automotive
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) iGaming
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 101 (22.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 98 (21.59%) Developer
3 57 (12.56%) Administrator
4 43 (9.47%) Architect
5 39 (8.59%) Java Developer
6 36 (7.93%) Linux Engineer
7 24 (5.29%) Analyst
8 23 (5.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 21 (4.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 18 (3.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 18 (3.96%) Technical Architect
11 16 (3.52%) Infrastructure Architect
12 15 (3.30%) Linux Administrator
12 15 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (2.86%) AWS DevOps
13 13 (2.86%) Consultant
13 13 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (2.86%) Unix Administrator
14 12 (2.64%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (24.89%) HTML
2 84 (18.50%) CSS
3 56 (12.33%) HTML5
4 54 (11.89%) JSON
4 54 (11.89%) Spring
5 51 (11.23%) RESTful
6 47 (10.35%) Node.js
7 46 (10.13%) XML
8 44 (9.69%) Django
9 42 (9.25%) Play Framework
10 40 (8.81%) Web Services
11 34 (7.49%) REST
12 24 (5.29%) LAMP
12 24 (5.29%) Ruby on Rails
13 23 (5.07%) CSS3
14 22 (4.85%) LAPP Stack
14 22 (4.85%) Middleware
15 21 (4.63%) Ajax
15 21 (4.63%) Spring MVC
16 18 (3.96%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.96%) NHS
2 18 (3.96%) Replication
2 18 (3.96%) User Experience
3 17 (3.74%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.30%) Social Media
5 11 (2.42%) Visualisation
6 10 (2.20%) Clustering
6 10 (2.20%) Tandem
7 8 (1.76%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.76%) iSeries
7 8 (1.76%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.10%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.10%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.10%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.10%) PKI
9 4 (0.88%) RIA
9 4 (0.88%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 125 (27.53%) Unix
2 120 (26.43%) Windows
3 96 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (10.57%) CentOS
5 46 (10.13%) Ubuntu
5 46 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (8.59%) Windows Server
7 37 (8.15%) Solaris
8 28 (6.17%) AIX
9 23 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (4.85%) SUSE
11 21 (4.63%) CoreOS
11 21 (4.63%) Mac OS X
12 15 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (2.86%) Android
14 12 (2.64%) RancherOS
15 8 (1.76%) Apple iOS
15 8 (1.76%) zOS
16 5 (1.10%) VMS
17 4 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (33.04%) DevOps
3 75 (16.52%) Scrum
4 71 (15.64%) Open Source
5 68 (14.98%) Configuration Management
6 60 (13.22%) Continuous Integration
7 43 (9.47%) Kanban
8 42 (9.25%) Mentoring
9 32 (7.05%) Web Development
10 31 (6.83%) Continuous Delivery
10 31 (6.83%) Responsive Web Design
11 30 (6.61%) TDD
11 30 (6.61%) Web Design
12 28 (6.17%) Software Engineering
13 26 (5.73%) Front End Development
14 24 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (5.07%) Automated Testing
15 23 (5.07%) MVC
16 22 (4.85%) ITIL
17 21 (4.63%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 157 (34.58%) Java
2 121 (26.65%) Python
3 115 (25.33%) Ruby
4 96 (21.15%) JavaScript
5 70 (15.42%) SQL
6 53 (11.67%) Scala
7 44 (9.69%) Bash Shell
8 34 (7.49%) PHP
9 31 (6.83%) Perl
10 21 (4.63%) Shell Script
11 18 (3.96%) C#
12 17 (3.74%) Go
13 15 (3.30%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.54%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.32%) C++
16 3 (0.66%) C
16 3 (0.66%) Groovy
17 2 (0.44%) Korn
17 2 (0.44%) R
18 1 (0.22%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 37 (8.15%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.85%) Degree
3 19 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 17 (3.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 10 (2.20%) MCSE
5 10 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.32%) AWS Certification
8 5 (1.10%) CCNP
9 4 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.66%) RHCE
10 3 (0.66%) SAS Certification
11 2 (0.44%) CCA
11 2 (0.44%) CCNA
11 2 (0.44%) CISA
11 2 (0.44%) CISM
11 2 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.44%) ISEB
11 2 (0.44%) OCP
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (1.54%) QA
3 6 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.66%) HL7
4 3 (0.66%) SDET
5 2 (0.44%) FATCA
5 2 (0.44%) SLA
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (15.42%) Docker
2 46 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (4.41%) etcd
3 20 (4.41%) flannel
4 19 (4.19%) Active Directory
5 17 (3.74%) NFS
6 16 (3.52%) Xen
7 14 (3.08%) VMware Server
8 13 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (2.64%) SRDF
9 12 (2.64%) vSphere
10 10 (2.20%) Hyper-V
11 9 (1.98%) KVM
12 7 (1.54%) GlusterFS
12 7 (1.54%) Squid
12 7 (1.54%) XenServer
13 6 (1.32%) HDFS
13 6 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 6 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 137 (30.18%) Puppet
2 103 (22.69%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (12.11%) Ansible
4 31 (6.83%) Kubernetes
4 31 (6.83%) Nagios
5 20 (4.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 20 (4.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 18 (3.96%) Grafana
7 16 (3.52%) Salt
8 15 (3.30%) Mesos
9 14 (3.08%) Marathon
10 12 (2.64%) Consul
10 12 (2.64%) Rancher
11 9 (1.98%) logstash
11 9 (1.98%) Terraform
12 8 (1.76%) Graphite
12 8 (1.76%) HAProxy
12 8 (1.76%) SCOM
12 8 (1.76%) ZABBIX
13 7 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 104 (22.91%) Red Hat
2 82 (18.06%) VMware
3 56 (12.33%) Splunk
4 53 (11.67%) Oracle
5 39 (8.59%) Microsoft
6 28 (6.17%) Google
7 23 (5.07%) Cisco
7 23 (5.07%) IBM
8 18 (3.96%) NetApp
9 17 (3.74%) EMC
10 16 (3.52%) Intel
11 15 (3.30%) F5
12 11 (2.42%) Citrix
13 9 (1.98%) HP
14 8 (1.76%) New Relic
14 8 (1.76%) SaltStack
15 7 (1.54%) Veritas
16 6 (1.32%) Sybase
17 5 (1.10%) DataSynapse
17 5 (1.10%) TIBCO
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