The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 290 196 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.97% 7.85% 5.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.07% 38.21% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 141 84
Average daily rate £425 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +4.67%
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
658 513 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.61% 20.55% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 303 261
Average daily rate £388 £345 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% +16.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £156 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 56 45
Average hourly rate £13.19 £13.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.46% +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £15.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Linux across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +6 205 £425 +17.24% 72
South Yorkshire +10 65 £450 +38.46% 24
North Yorkshire -18 3 £350 -9.67% 17
Humberside - 2 £566 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 266 (42.97%) Java
2 255 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (33.28%) Unix
4 199 (32.15%) DevOps
5 169 (27.30%) Puppet
6 165 (26.66%) Jenkins
7 137 (22.13%) Windows
7 137 (22.13%) Python
8 135 (21.81%) Configuration Management
8 135 (21.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 132 (21.32%) SQL
10 127 (20.52%) Red Hat
11 116 (18.74%) Ruby
12 114 (18.42%) VMware
13 113 (18.26%) JavaScript
14 111 (17.93%) Oracle
15 108 (17.45%) HTML
16 104 (16.80%) Opscode Chef
17 103 (16.64%) Git (software)
18 102 (16.48%) Maven
19 99 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
20 98 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
21 95 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
22 94 (15.19%) .NET
23 90 (14.54%) Finance
23 90 (14.54%) Bash Shell
24 85 (13.73%) Apache
25 82 (13.25%) Security Cleared
26 81 (13.09%) MongoDB
26 81 (13.09%) Perl

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 85 (13.73%) Apache
2 57 (9.21%) Node.js
3 56 (9.05%) Tomcat
4 50 (8.08%) nginx
5 49 (7.92%) WebSphere
6 45 (7.27%) Confluence
7 35 (5.65%) OpenStack
8 33 (5.33%) IIS
9 30 (4.85%) Jetty
10 25 (4.04%) JBoss
11 18 (2.91%) SAS
12 15 (2.42%) WebLogic
13 10 (1.62%) SharePoint
14 8 (1.29%) CloudStack
15 5 (0.81%) WebSphere Portal
16 4 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
17 3 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.48%) CMS
18 2 (0.32%) CICS
18 2 (0.32%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.65%) MS Office
4 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.16%) InDesign
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.32%) BASE24
2 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 95 (15.35%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (7.59%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (4.68%) Google App Engine
4 29 (4.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (2.42%) IaaS
7 11 (1.78%) GitHub
8 7 (1.13%) PaaS
9 5 (0.81%) SaaS
10 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.48%) Heroku
11 1 (0.16%) Office 365
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (12.28%) HTTP
2 67 (10.82%) TCP/IP
3 45 (7.27%) Internet
4 40 (6.46%) DNS
5 35 (5.65%) Firewall
6 33 (5.33%) DHCP
6 33 (5.33%) SSL
7 26 (4.20%) IPsec
8 25 (4.04%) FTP
9 24 (3.88%) SAN
10 23 (3.72%) SNMP
11 14 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (2.10%) BGP
12 13 (2.10%) Network Security
13 12 (1.94%) NAS
14 11 (1.78%) MPLS
15 10 (1.62%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (1.29%) LDAP
16 8 (1.29%) WAN
17 7 (1.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (13.09%) MongoDB
2 76 (12.28%) MySQL
3 54 (8.72%) NoSQL
4 47 (7.59%) Relational Database
5 29 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
6 21 (3.39%) Hadoop
7 19 (3.07%) SQL Server
8 18 (2.91%) Redis
9 16 (2.58%) Neo4j
10 14 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.26%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.26%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.62%) CouchDB
12 10 (1.62%) DB2
13 9 (1.45%) Big Data
14 7 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.13%) SAS EBI
15 6 (0.97%) Informix
Development Applications
1 165 (26.66%) Jenkins
2 103 (16.64%) Git (software)
3 102 (16.48%) Maven
4 58 (9.37%) JIRA
5 50 (8.08%) Selenium
6 49 (7.92%) Subversion
7 34 (5.49%) Cucumber
8 24 (3.88%) SonarQube
9 22 (3.55%) Appium
9 22 (3.55%) Mocha
10 21 (3.39%) JMeter
11 20 (3.23%) HP UFT
12 19 (3.07%) LoadRunner
13 16 (2.58%) Mockito
14 14 (2.26%) JUnit
15 11 (1.78%) Ant
16 9 (1.45%) Artifactory
16 9 (1.45%) ClearCase
16 9 (1.45%) ClearQuest
16 9 (1.45%) GitLab
General
1 90 (14.54%) Finance
2 26 (4.20%) Banking
3 15 (2.42%) Games
4 7 (1.13%) Retail
5 5 (0.81%) Online Betting
5 5 (0.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.65%) Back Office
7 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.32%) Advertising
8 2 (0.32%) Electronics
8 2 (0.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Military
9 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 192 (31.02%) Developer
2 113 (18.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 72 (11.63%) Java Developer
4 63 (10.18%) Administrator
5 46 (7.43%) Linux Engineer
6 45 (7.27%) Senior Developer
7 42 (6.79%) Analyst
8 33 (5.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 32 (5.17%) PHP Developer
10 29 (4.68%) Architect
10 29 (4.68%) Consultant
11 28 (4.52%) Digital Developer
12 26 (4.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 24 (3.88%) Agile Developer
14 21 (3.39%) Agile Java Developer
14 21 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
14 21 (3.39%) Technical Developer
15 19 (3.07%) Linux Support
15 19 (3.07%) Operations Engineer
15 19 (3.07%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (17.45%) HTML
2 94 (15.19%) .NET
3 67 (10.82%) CSS
4 42 (6.79%) XML
5 41 (6.62%) HTML5
6 40 (6.46%) Servlets
7 38 (6.14%) REST
8 36 (5.82%) J2EE
9 34 (5.49%) JSON
10 28 (4.52%) Middleware
10 28 (4.52%) Spring
11 26 (4.20%) LAMP
12 25 (4.04%) AngularJS
13 24 (3.88%) ActiveMQ
14 23 (3.72%) XHTML
15 22 (3.55%) Hibernate
15 22 (3.55%) jQuery
16 21 (3.39%) RESTful
17 17 (2.75%) JAX-RS
18 16 (2.58%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 58 (9.37%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 22 (3.55%) PKI
4 16 (2.58%) Clustering
5 12 (1.94%) Mainframe
6 11 (1.78%) Visualisation
7 10 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.45%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.29%) Smart Meter
10 7 (1.13%) User Experience
11 6 (0.97%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.81%) iSeries
12 5 (0.81%) Replication
13 4 (0.65%) DTV
13 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
13 4 (0.65%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.65%) Social Media
14 3 (0.48%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.48%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 206 (33.28%) Unix
2 137 (22.13%) Windows
3 135 (21.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 80 (12.92%) Mac OS X
5 39 (6.30%) CentOS
6 28 (4.52%) AIX
6 28 (4.52%) Ubuntu
7 24 (3.88%) Windows Server
8 16 (2.58%) Solaris
9 14 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (2.10%) Android
11 12 (1.94%) SUSE
12 9 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (1.13%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.97%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.65%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.48%) Debian
16 3 (0.48%) HPUX
16 3 (0.48%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (41.20%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (32.15%) DevOps
3 135 (21.81%) Configuration Management
4 99 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (12.60%) TDD
6 67 (10.82%) Scrum
7 62 (10.02%) Open Source
8 49 (7.92%) ITIL
9 48 (7.75%) Web Operations
10 44 (7.11%) BDD
11 39 (6.30%) High Availability
12 34 (5.49%) Migration
13 32 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
14 31 (5.01%) Web Design
15 26 (4.20%) OO
16 25 (4.04%) Change Management
17 24 (3.88%) Build Automation
17 24 (3.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
18 23 (3.72%) Unit Testing
19 22 (3.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 266 (42.97%) Java
2 137 (22.13%) Python
3 132 (21.32%) SQL
4 116 (18.74%) Ruby
5 113 (18.26%) JavaScript
6 90 (14.54%) Bash Shell
7 81 (13.09%) Perl
8 64 (10.34%) Shell Script
9 50 (8.08%) PHP
10 45 (7.27%) C#
11 44 (7.11%) C++
12 38 (6.14%) PowerShell
13 19 (3.07%) PL/SQL
14 18 (2.91%) C
15 8 (1.29%) Go
15 8 (1.29%) Scala
15 8 (1.29%) VB
16 7 (1.13%) PHP 5
16 7 (1.13%) R
17 4 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 82 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 62 (10.02%) SC Cleared
3 11 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (1.62%) Degree
5 8 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (0.97%) BC Cleared
6 6 (0.97%) CCNP
7 5 (0.81%) ISEB
8 4 (0.65%) CCNA
8 4 (0.65%) SAS Certification
9 3 (0.48%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.32%) CCIE
10 2 (0.32%) CCSP
10 2 (0.32%) CISSP
10 2 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.32%) IBM Certification
10 2 (0.32%) IBM WebSphere Certification
10 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.23%) QA
2 18 (2.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.32%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.16%) GPG13
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) WAI
5 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 98 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (6.95%) Docker
2 43 (6.95%) Xen
3 35 (5.65%) vSphere
4 15 (2.42%) Active Directory
5 11 (1.78%) KVM
6 10 (1.62%) vCloud
6 10 (1.62%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 8 (1.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 6 (0.97%) Ceph
8 6 (0.97%) Firmware
8 6 (0.97%) GlusterFS
8 6 (0.97%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.97%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (0.97%) XenServer
9 4 (0.65%) Varnish
9 4 (0.65%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.48%) NFS
11 2 (0.32%) RACF
Systems Management
1 169 (27.30%) Puppet
2 104 (16.80%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (6.95%) Ansible
4 21 (3.39%) Graphite
4 21 (3.39%) ZABBIX
5 20 (3.23%) Salt
5 20 (3.23%) Tivoli
6 17 (2.75%) Cobbler
6 17 (2.75%) Nagios
7 16 (2.58%) logstash
8 12 (1.94%) Opsview
9 10 (1.62%) Grafana
10 9 (1.45%) Cacti
10 9 (1.45%) FortiGate
10 9 (1.45%) Kibana
10 9 (1.45%) Uchiwa
11 7 (1.13%) Kubernetes
11 7 (1.13%) StatsD
12 6 (0.97%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.97%) Nessus
Vendors
1 127 (20.52%) Red Hat
2 114 (18.42%) VMware
3 111 (17.93%) Oracle
4 54 (8.72%) Microsoft
5 48 (7.75%) HP
6 45 (7.27%) Atlassian
7 33 (5.33%) Cisco
7 33 (5.33%) Google
7 33 (5.33%) IBM
8 21 (3.39%) F5
9 13 (2.10%) Siebel
9 13 (2.10%) Teradata
10 12 (1.94%) CheckPoint
10 12 (1.94%) Splunk
10 12 (1.94%) Veritas
11 11 (1.78%) EMC
12 9 (1.45%) Citrix
13 7 (1.13%) EnterpriseDB
13 7 (1.13%) Sitecore
13 7 (1.13%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £440 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 Per Day £300-375 / day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - 280 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Rate: 30000-45000 Per Annum + share options
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Rate: 280-350 Per Day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
The Creative Emporium Limited (TCE)
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago