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 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 15 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 228 331 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.08% 10.41% 7.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.93% 45.40% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 213 125
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £28.00 £150.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -81.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.35%
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
571 729 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.24% 22.92% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 403 284
Median daily rate £365 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 86 77
Median hourly rate £14.49 £13.25 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% -5.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £10.61 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.35 £21.53 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 24 September 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 24 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
West Yorkshire -2 159 £420 -1.17% 50
South Yorkshire -6 52 £500 +17.64% 19
North Yorkshire +4 15 £331 -11.66% 9
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 200 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (35.49%) DevOps
3 182 (33.64%) Puppet
4 158 (29.21%) Java
5 149 (27.54%) Jenkins
6 137 (25.32%) Unix
6 137 (25.32%) Windows
7 130 (24.03%) Git (software)
8 122 (22.55%) Ruby
9 120 (22.18%) VMware
10 119 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
11 104 (19.22%) Red Hat
12 102 (18.85%) SQL
12 102 (18.85%) Python
13 99 (18.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 94 (17.38%) Open Source
15 91 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
16 90 (16.64%) HTML
17 88 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
18 85 (15.71%) JavaScript
18 85 (15.71%) Configuration Management
19 79 (14.60%) Docker
20 78 (14.42%) Oracle
21 75 (13.86%) HTTP
22 69 (12.75%) JIRA
23 68 (12.57%) MongoDB
24 67 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
25 65 (12.01%) Security Cleared
25 65 (12.01%) Scrum
26 62 (11.46%) RESTful

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 53 (9.80%) nginx
2 50 (9.24%) Confluence
2 50 (9.24%) WebSphere
3 48 (8.87%) Tomcat
4 34 (6.28%) IIS
5 32 (5.91%) Apache
6 30 (5.55%) OpenStack
7 20 (3.70%) Jetty
8 19 (3.51%) Mongrel
9 14 (2.59%) CICS
10 12 (2.22%) SAS
11 11 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
11 11 (2.03%) IBM HTTP Server
12 8 (1.48%) WordPress
13 7 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
13 7 (1.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 6 (1.11%) GlassFish
15 5 (0.92%) CloudStack
15 5 (0.92%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 12 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.74%) MS Office
4 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Exchequer
1 2 (0.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 88 (16.27%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.65%) GitHub
2 36 (6.65%) PaaS
3 24 (4.44%) IaaS
4 23 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (4.25%) SaaS
5 18 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.29%) Google App Engine
7 7 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.37%) Office 365
8 2 (0.37%) Slack
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.18%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 75 (13.86%) HTTP
2 51 (9.43%) DNS
3 46 (8.50%) Firewall
4 36 (6.65%) SAN
5 34 (6.28%) TCP/IP
6 33 (6.10%) DHCP
7 24 (4.44%) SSL
8 22 (4.07%) FTP
9 19 (3.51%) IPsec
10 16 (2.96%) LAN
10 16 (2.96%) WAN
11 14 (2.59%) NAS
12 11 (2.03%) Internet
13 10 (1.85%) FCoE
13 10 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (1.85%) iSCSI
13 10 (1.85%) Multicast
14 9 (1.66%) Network Security
15 7 (1.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (1.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.57%) MongoDB
2 61 (11.28%) Relational Database
3 56 (10.35%) NoSQL
4 52 (9.61%) MySQL
5 38 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (6.65%) DB2
7 35 (6.47%) SQL Server
8 27 (4.99%) Hadoop
9 23 (4.25%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.59%) Redis
11 13 (2.40%) Informix
11 13 (2.40%) RDBMS
12 11 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (1.85%) Big Data
14 9 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (1.29%) HBase
16 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 149 (27.54%) Jenkins
2 130 (24.03%) Git (software)
3 69 (12.75%) JIRA
4 40 (7.39%) Subversion
5 39 (7.21%) Maven
6 33 (6.10%) Selenium
7 31 (5.73%) Cucumber
8 30 (5.55%) Travis CI
9 18 (3.33%) JUnit
10 15 (2.77%) Artifactory
10 15 (2.77%) GitLab
10 15 (2.77%) Vagrant
11 14 (2.59%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.48%) WebDriver
13 7 (1.29%) Mercurial
13 7 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (1.29%) RSpec
14 6 (1.11%) Ant
14 6 (1.11%) ClearQuest
14 6 (1.11%) Grunt
General
1 51 (9.43%) Finance
2 34 (6.28%) Banking
3 31 (5.73%) Games
4 14 (2.59%) Retail
5 8 (1.48%) Back Office
6 6 (1.11%) Marketing
6 6 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.74%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.18%) Billing
8 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Law
8 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 144 (26.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 113 (20.89%) Developer
3 54 (9.98%) Linux Engineer
4 47 (8.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 46 (8.50%) Administrator
5 46 (8.50%) Architect
6 37 (6.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 32 (5.91%) Java Developer
8 29 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
9 27 (4.99%) Analyst
10 23 (4.25%) DBA
11 22 (4.07%) AWS Engineer
12 21 (3.88%) AWS DevOps
12 21 (3.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 21 (3.88%) PHP Developer
13 18 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
13 18 (3.33%) Lead DevOps
13 18 (3.33%) Senior Developer
13 18 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
14 17 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (16.64%) HTML
2 62 (11.46%) RESTful
3 61 (11.28%) CSS
4 60 (11.09%) Spring
5 49 (9.06%) JSON
6 46 (8.50%) HTML5
7 40 (7.39%) Middleware
8 37 (6.84%) Node.js
9 36 (6.65%) Django
10 35 (6.47%) Play Framework
10 35 (6.47%) REST
11 33 (6.10%) LAMP
12 30 (5.55%) Web Services
12 30 (5.55%) XML
13 22 (4.07%) RabbitMQ
13 22 (4.07%) Ruby on Rails
14 20 (3.70%) Servlets
15 19 (3.51%) Ajax
15 19 (3.51%) Spring MVC
15 19 (3.51%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.70%) User Experience
3 17 (3.14%) NHS
3 17 (3.14%) Replication
4 14 (2.59%) Social Media
5 12 (2.22%) Data Centre
6 10 (1.85%) Clustering
6 10 (1.85%) Public Cloud
7 9 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.48%) iSeries
8 8 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.29%) Enterprise Cloud
9 7 (1.29%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.11%) Cryptography
10 6 (1.11%) Tandem
11 5 (0.92%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.92%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 137 (25.32%) Unix
1 137 (25.32%) Windows
2 99 (18.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 55 (10.17%) CentOS
4 40 (7.39%) Ubuntu
5 34 (6.28%) Windows Server
6 32 (5.91%) Solaris
7 26 (4.81%) AIX
7 26 (4.81%) CoreOS
8 23 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 18 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (2.77%) SUSE
12 13 (2.40%) zOS
13 8 (1.48%) RancherOS
14 7 (1.29%) Android
14 7 (1.29%) Fedora
15 6 (1.11%) Debian
16 5 (0.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (35.49%) DevOps
3 94 (17.38%) Open Source
4 91 (16.82%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (15.71%) Configuration Management
6 65 (12.01%) Scrum
7 46 (8.50%) TDD
8 40 (7.39%) Microservices
9 34 (6.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 31 (5.73%) ITIL
11 30 (5.55%) Responsive Web Design
11 30 (5.55%) Web Design
11 30 (5.55%) Web Development
12 29 (5.36%) Mentoring
12 29 (5.36%) Software Engineering
13 27 (4.99%) BDD
13 27 (4.99%) MVC
14 24 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (4.44%) Front End Development
14 24 (4.44%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 158 (29.21%) Java
2 122 (22.55%) Ruby
3 102 (18.85%) Python
3 102 (18.85%) SQL
4 85 (15.71%) JavaScript
5 55 (10.17%) Bash Shell
6 51 (9.43%) Perl
7 48 (8.87%) PHP
8 44 (8.13%) Scala
9 28 (5.18%) Go
10 22 (4.07%) PowerShell
11 21 (3.88%) Shell Script
12 15 (2.77%) C#
12 15 (2.77%) C++
13 9 (1.66%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.48%) Groovy
15 6 (1.11%) Erlang
16 3 (0.55%) Clojure
17 2 (0.37%) C
17 2 (0.37%) R
Qualifications
1 65 (12.01%) Security Cleared
2 36 (6.65%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (4.44%) Degree
5 12 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.66%) CCNP
7 6 (1.11%) MCSE
7 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.74%) SAS Certification
9 3 (0.55%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.55%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.55%) CCNA
9 3 (0.55%) RHCE
10 2 (0.37%) CCDE
10 2 (0.37%) CCIE
10 2 (0.37%) ISEB
10 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.37%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (0.92%) QA
2 5 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.55%) HL7
3 3 (0.55%) SDET
3 3 (0.55%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) ISO22301
4 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (14.60%) Docker
2 67 (12.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (5.18%) etcd
3 28 (5.18%) flannel
4 21 (3.88%) Xen
5 19 (3.51%) VMware Server
6 16 (2.96%) Active Directory
6 16 (2.96%) NFS
7 15 (2.77%) Ceph
7 15 (2.77%) GlusterFS
7 15 (2.77%) Hyper-V
8 14 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (2.22%) KVM
10 10 (1.85%) SRDF
11 8 (1.48%) Squid
11 8 (1.48%) vSphere
12 4 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.55%) vCloud
13 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 182 (33.64%) Puppet
2 119 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (11.28%) Ansible
4 31 (5.73%) Kubernetes
5 30 (5.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 28 (5.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 24 (4.44%) Graphite
8 23 (4.25%) Nagios
9 21 (3.88%) HAProxy
10 18 (3.33%) Grafana
11 17 (3.14%) logstash
11 17 (3.14%) rkt
12 12 (2.22%) Mesos
13 11 (2.03%) Marathon
13 11 (2.03%) ZABBIX
14 10 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
14 10 (1.85%) Salt
15 8 (1.48%) Consul
15 8 (1.48%) Icinga
15 8 (1.48%) Rancher
Vendors
1 120 (22.18%) VMware
2 104 (19.22%) Red Hat
3 78 (14.42%) Oracle
4 45 (8.32%) Microsoft
5 41 (7.58%) Cisco
6 30 (5.55%) Google
7 28 (5.18%) Splunk
8 26 (4.81%) IBM
9 24 (4.44%) EMC
10 22 (4.07%) Intel
11 21 (3.88%) F5
12 20 (3.70%) NetApp
13 13 (2.40%) Sybase
14 10 (1.85%) Atlassian
15 9 (1.66%) HP
16 8 (1.48%) Citrix
16 8 (1.48%) Palo Alto
17 7 (1.29%) DataSynapse
17 7 (1.29%) TIBCO
18 6 (1.11%) Veritas
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