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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 19 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Linux 235 162 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.19% 6.95% 11.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 39.43% 31.76% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 112 148
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £183 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
596 510 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.77% 21.88% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 279 274
Average daily rate £313 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 60
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.71 £14.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Linux across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Linux Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 July 2015. 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
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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 +4 153 £373 +14.61% 98
South Yorkshire +6 61 £300 -5.51% 20
North Yorkshire -7 14 £325 -16.12% 4
East Yorkshire +3 3 £425 +54.54%
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

1 187 (38.32%) UNIX
2 148 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (29.10%) Java
4 138 (28.28%) Windows
5 130 (26.64%) Configuration Management
6 124 (25.41%) SQL
7 120 (24.59%) Python
8 114 (23.36%) DevOps
9 112 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 107 (21.93%) Bash Shell
10 107 (21.93%) Opscode Chef
11 105 (21.52%) Puppet
12 98 (20.08%) VMware
13 96 (19.67%) Apache
14 92 (18.85%) Oracle
14 92 (18.85%) Red Hat
15 87 (17.83%) MongoDB
16 80 (16.39%) HTML
17 73 (14.96%) Tomcat
18 72 (14.75%) MySQL
19 67 (13.73%) JavaScript
19 67 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
20 64 (13.11%) Firewall
21 63 (12.91%) VMware Infrastructure
22 62 (12.70%) PHP
22 62 (12.70%) HTTP
22 62 (12.70%) Relational Database
23 61 (12.50%) SQL Server
23 61 (12.50%) IIS
24 60 (12.30%) Microsoft

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 96 (19.67%) Apache
2 73 (14.96%) Tomcat
3 61 (12.50%) IIS
4 45 (9.22%) JBoss
5 37 (7.58%) WebSphere
6 34 (6.97%) OpenStack
7 30 (6.15%) Node.js
8 27 (5.53%) SharePoint
9 25 (5.12%) nginx
10 22 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (3.07%) Jetty
12 8 (1.64%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.61%) CICS
15 2 (0.41%) Confluence
15 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.41%) SAS
15 2 (0.41%) WordPress
15 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Portal
15 2 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.02%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.20%) Unica
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (6.76%) Amazon EC2
3 26 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (2.66%) Google App Engine
4 13 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (1.64%) Route 53
5 8 (1.64%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.82%) SaaS
8 3 (0.61%) IaaS
9 2 (0.41%) PaaS
9 2 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (13.11%) Firewall
2 62 (12.70%) HTTP
3 38 (7.79%) DNS
4 29 (5.94%) DHCP
5 26 (5.33%) TCP/IP
6 23 (4.71%) SAN
7 17 (3.48%) Internet
7 17 (3.48%) SSL
7 17 (3.48%) Network Security
8 15 (3.07%) BIG-IP
8 15 (3.07%) OSPF
8 15 (3.07%) BGP
9 14 (2.87%) NAS
10 13 (2.66%) IPsec
10 13 (2.66%) FTP
11 12 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (2.25%) DMVPN
12 11 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (2.25%) NetScreen
12 11 (2.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (17.83%) MongoDB
2 72 (14.75%) MySQL
3 62 (12.70%) Relational Database
4 61 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 41 (8.40%) NoSQL
6 28 (5.74%) CouchDB
7 26 (5.33%) Neo4j
7 26 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (4.92%) Oracle Database
9 20 (4.10%) Redis
10 16 (3.28%) Couchbase
10 16 (3.28%) RDBMS
11 14 (2.87%) DB2
11 14 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (2.87%) Hadoop
12 12 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (2.05%) SimpleDB
14 9 (1.84%) Informix
15 8 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (1.43%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 58 (11.89%) Git (software)
2 57 (11.68%) Jenkins
3 29 (5.94%) Subversion
4 12 (2.46%) JIRA
5 10 (2.05%) JUnit
6 8 (1.64%) Maven
7 7 (1.43%) ClearCase
8 6 (1.23%) ClearQuest
9 5 (1.02%) Fiddler
10 4 (0.82%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.61%) Ant
11 3 (0.61%) Selenium
12 2 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.41%) MSI
12 2 (0.41%) Hudson
12 2 (0.41%) PHPUnit
General
1 29 (5.94%) Finance
2 13 (2.66%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.25%) Electronics
3 11 (2.25%) Games
4 10 (2.05%) Retail
5 5 (1.02%) Banking
6 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
6 3 (0.61%) Publishing
6 3 (0.61%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.20%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 117 (23.98%) Developer
2 81 (16.60%) DevOps Engineer
3 55 (11.27%) Java Developer
4 35 (7.17%) Administrator
5 24 (4.92%) Architect
5 24 (4.92%) DBA
6 22 (4.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (4.30%) Analyst
8 20 (4.10%) Software Engineer
9 19 (3.89%) Consultant
9 19 (3.89%) Migration Engineer
9 19 (3.89%) Linux Engineer
10 18 (3.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 16 (3.28%) PHP Developer
12 13 (2.66%) UNIX Engineer
13 12 (2.46%) Front-End Developer
13 12 (2.46%) Infrastructure Architect
13 12 (2.46%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (2.46%) Applications Support
14 11 (2.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (16.39%) HTML
2 55 (11.27%) .NET
3 39 (7.99%) Web Services
4 37 (7.58%) Hibernate
4 37 (7.58%) REST
5 30 (6.15%) RabbitMQ
6 29 (5.94%) JAX-RS
6 29 (5.94%) XML
7 27 (5.53%) J2EE
7 27 (5.53%) CSS
8 26 (5.33%) Servlets
9 21 (4.30%) Kafka
10 20 (4.10%) Spring
11 15 (3.07%) LAMP
12 12 (2.46%) Java EE
13 9 (1.84%) Middleware
13 9 (1.84%) Memcached
14 8 (1.64%) RESTful
14 8 (1.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 8 (1.64%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.12%) Clustering
2 24 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 19 (3.89%) Replication
5 12 (2.46%) Fat Client
5 12 (2.46%) Thin Client
6 11 (2.25%) IBM XIV
7 10 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.84%) NHS
8 9 (1.84%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.43%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.82%) Online Games
11 4 (0.82%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.82%) User Experience
12 3 (0.61%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.61%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 187 (38.32%) UNIX
2 138 (28.28%) Windows
3 112 (22.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 51 (10.45%) Mac OS X
5 42 (8.61%) CentOS
6 31 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (5.94%) AIX
8 25 (5.12%) Windows 2000 Server
9 24 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (4.10%) Solaris
11 16 (3.28%) Ubuntu
12 14 (2.87%) Windows 2000
12 14 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (1.23%) zOS
13 6 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (1.02%) SUSE
14 5 (1.02%) Debian
15 4 (0.82%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.82%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (30.33%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (26.64%) Configuration Management
3 114 (23.36%) DevOps
4 67 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
5 58 (11.89%) ITIL
6 48 (9.84%) Open Source
7 41 (8.40%) Web Design
7 41 (8.40%) Responsive Web Design
8 40 (8.20%) Migration
9 39 (7.99%) Software Engineering
10 35 (7.17%) E-Commerce
11 32 (6.56%) TDD
12 27 (5.53%) Load Balancing
12 27 (5.53%) Performance Tuning
13 25 (5.12%) Unit Testing
14 23 (4.71%) Data Management
15 22 (4.51%) Web Development
15 22 (4.51%) Service Management
16 18 (3.69%) Incident Management
16 18 (3.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 142 (29.10%) Java
2 124 (25.41%) SQL
3 120 (24.59%) Python
4 107 (21.93%) Bash Shell
5 67 (13.73%) JavaScript
6 62 (12.70%) PHP
7 55 (11.27%) Ruby
8 33 (6.76%) C
9 27 (5.53%) Shell Script
10 24 (4.92%) PowerShell
11 23 (4.71%) Perl
12 21 (4.30%) C++
13 18 (3.69%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.87%) VB
15 9 (1.84%) Embedded C
16 7 (1.43%) Korn
16 7 (1.43%) PHP5
17 5 (1.02%) Embedded C++
18 3 (0.61%) C#
18 3 (0.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (5.74%) Security Cleared
2 18 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (3.48%) CCNP
4 14 (2.87%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.25%) CCSE
6 6 (1.23%) Degree
7 5 (1.02%) CCNA
8 4 (0.82%) CISSP
8 4 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.41%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.41%) CCIE
9 2 (0.41%) CCSP
9 2 (0.41%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.82%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 63 (12.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (4.51%) KVM
3 21 (4.30%) QEMU
4 20 (4.10%) vSphere
5 19 (3.89%) Docker
6 15 (3.07%) Active Directory
6 15 (3.07%) Xen
7 7 (1.43%) Hyper-V
7 7 (1.43%) VMware Server
8 6 (1.23%) NFS
9 5 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (1.02%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.82%) Squid
10 4 (0.82%) vCloud
11 1 (0.20%) Varnish
11 1 (0.20%) Corosync
11 1 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 107 (21.93%) Opscode Chef
2 105 (21.52%) Puppet
3 41 (8.40%) Graphite
4 38 (7.79%) Salt
5 18 (3.69%) Cobbler
6 17 (3.48%) Opsview
7 15 (3.07%) Tivoli
8 14 (2.87%) Nagios
8 14 (2.87%) Ansible
9 9 (1.84%) Rundeck
10 8 (1.64%) Cacti
10 8 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
11 7 (1.43%) HAProxy
11 7 (1.43%) NetBackup
12 6 (1.23%) Foglight
13 5 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (1.02%) CFEngine
14 4 (0.82%) Control-M
15 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Spacewalk
15 3 (0.61%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 98 (20.08%) VMware
2 92 (18.85%) Red Hat
2 92 (18.85%) Oracle
3 60 (12.30%) Microsoft
4 51 (10.45%) Cisco
5 43 (8.81%) Splunk
6 35 (7.17%) IBM
7 30 (6.15%) HP
8 24 (4.92%) F5
9 18 (3.69%) NetApp
10 16 (3.28%) EMC
11 15 (3.07%) Google
12 13 (2.66%) CheckPoint
12 13 (2.66%) Citrix
12 13 (2.66%) SolarWinds
13 12 (2.46%) Percona
13 12 (2.46%) Rackspace
14 11 (2.25%) Infoblox
14 11 (2.25%) Imperva
14 11 (2.25%) Blue Coat
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: C£350-£400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Skipton
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £380 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £480 - £510 per annum + DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago