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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 10 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing Linux 327 299 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.21% 10.07% 6.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 47.12% 45.44% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 190 109
Median daily rate £425 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Median hourly rate £42.25 £35.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.01% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £20.65 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
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
694 658 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.79% 22.17% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 372 304
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 67 71
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.87 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.87% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 0 204 £450 +28.57% 63
South Yorkshire +3 97 £418 +39.16% 16
North Yorkshire +3 12 £350 -12.55% 6
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 242 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (37.01%) Java
3 211 (34.70%) Unix
4 210 (34.54%) DevOps
5 198 (32.57%) Puppet
6 185 (30.43%) Jenkins
7 157 (25.82%) Windows
8 145 (23.85%) Git (software)
9 138 (22.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 138 (22.70%) Red Hat
10 127 (20.89%) SQL
10 127 (20.89%) Ruby
11 120 (19.74%) Python
12 112 (18.42%) Configuration Management
13 103 (16.94%) Finance
13 103 (16.94%) VMware
14 102 (16.78%) Bash Shell
15 100 (16.45%) Amazon AWS
15 100 (16.45%) Maven
16 98 (16.12%) Continuous Integration
16 98 (16.12%) Opscode Chef
17 96 (15.79%) Oracle
18 89 (14.64%) Docker
19 84 (13.82%) Perl
20 79 (12.99%) Security Cleared
21 77 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
21 77 (12.66%) TDD
22 75 (12.34%) MySQL
23 74 (12.17%) Scrum
23 74 (12.17%) JIRA

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 61 (10.03%) Apache
2 56 (9.21%) Tomcat
3 51 (8.39%) nginx
4 47 (7.73%) Confluence
5 43 (7.07%) OpenStack
6 32 (5.26%) Node.js
7 31 (5.10%) WebSphere
8 22 (3.62%) JBoss
9 17 (2.80%) IIS
10 15 (2.47%) Jetty
10 15 (2.47%) SAS
11 9 (1.48%) CloudStack
12 6 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.99%) CMS
13 5 (0.82%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.82%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.82%) WebSphere Portal
14 4 (0.66%) FileNet
15 2 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
15 2 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Magento
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 100 (16.45%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.77%) GitHub
3 22 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (3.45%) IaaS
5 15 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (2.30%) PaaS
7 13 (2.14%) SaaS
8 12 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (1.97%) Google App Engine
8 12 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.49%) Heroku
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 56 (9.21%) HTTP
2 44 (7.24%) Firewall
3 39 (6.41%) TCP/IP
4 34 (5.59%) DNS
5 31 (5.10%) Internet
6 23 (3.78%) SAN
7 19 (3.13%) DHCP
7 19 (3.13%) SSL
8 18 (2.96%) Network Security
9 16 (2.63%) FTP
10 15 (2.47%) IPsec
11 14 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (2.30%) NAS
12 11 (1.81%) LAN
12 11 (1.81%) WAN
13 8 (1.32%) SNMP
14 7 (1.15%) FWSM
14 7 (1.15%) VPN
15 6 (0.99%) BGP
15 6 (0.99%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (12.34%) MySQL
2 74 (12.17%) MongoDB
3 65 (10.69%) NoSQL
4 47 (7.73%) Relational Database
5 36 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (4.28%) Oracle Database
7 22 (3.62%) Hadoop
8 20 (3.29%) RDBMS
8 20 (3.29%) Redis
9 18 (2.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (2.96%) SQL Server
10 15 (2.47%) DB2
11 14 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (2.14%) Informix
13 10 (1.64%) Big Data
13 10 (1.64%) Neo4j
13 10 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (1.32%) CouchDB
15 7 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.82%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 185 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 145 (23.85%) Git (software)
3 100 (16.45%) Maven
4 74 (12.17%) JIRA
5 48 (7.89%) Selenium
6 43 (7.07%) Subversion
7 27 (4.44%) Appium
7 27 (4.44%) Mocha
7 27 (4.44%) SonarQube
8 23 (3.78%) Artifactory
8 23 (3.78%) GitLab
9 20 (3.29%) Travis CI
10 19 (3.13%) Cucumber
11 18 (2.96%) Ant
12 14 (2.30%) JUnit
13 12 (1.97%) Mockito
14 9 (1.48%) HP UFT
14 9 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (1.32%) Hudson
15 8 (1.32%) JMeter
General
1 103 (16.94%) Finance
2 41 (6.74%) Banking
3 39 (6.41%) Games
4 12 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.48%) Retail
6 5 (0.82%) Online Betting
7 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.33%) Back Office
8 2 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.16%) Billing
9 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Electronics
9 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.16%) Marketing
9 1 (0.16%) Military
9 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 162 (26.64%) Developer
2 132 (21.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 63 (10.36%) Administrator
4 51 (8.39%) Linux Engineer
5 50 (8.22%) Analyst
6 48 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 40 (6.58%) Architect
8 35 (5.76%) PHP Developer
9 33 (5.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 32 (5.26%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 28 (4.61%) Operations Engineer
12 25 (4.11%) Senior Developer
13 21 (3.45%) Applications Support
13 21 (3.45%) Technical Architect
14 19 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
14 19 (3.13%) Support Analyst
15 18 (2.96%) Linux Administrator
15 18 (2.96%) Linux Developer
15 18 (2.96%) Python Developer
15 18 (2.96%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.05%) HTML
2 49 (8.06%) .NET
3 38 (6.25%) JSON
3 38 (6.25%) RESTful
4 37 (6.09%) LAMP
5 36 (5.92%) Spring
6 35 (5.76%) REST
7 34 (5.59%) Middleware
8 29 (4.77%) RabbitMQ
9 28 (4.61%) XML
10 23 (3.78%) Sensu
11 21 (3.45%) CSS
12 19 (3.13%) HTML5
12 19 (3.13%) Servlets
13 18 (2.96%) AngularJS
13 18 (2.96%) Web Services
14 17 (2.80%) Ruby on Rails
15 16 (2.63%) Hibernate
16 15 (2.47%) ActiveMQ
17 14 (2.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.93%) Data Centre
3 24 (3.95%) Client/Server
4 19 (3.13%) Clustering
5 8 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.32%) PKI
5 8 (1.32%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (0.99%) iSeries
7 6 (0.99%) User Experience
8 5 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.82%) Private Cloud
8 5 (0.82%) STB
9 4 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.66%) IBM XIV
9 4 (0.66%) Replication
9 4 (0.66%) Social Media
10 3 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 211 (34.70%) Unix
2 157 (25.82%) Windows
3 138 (22.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (7.24%) Mac OS X
5 34 (5.59%) CentOS
6 22 (3.62%) Ubuntu
7 21 (3.45%) CoreOS
7 21 (3.45%) SUSE
8 19 (3.13%) Windows Server
9 18 (2.96%) AIX
9 18 (2.96%) Solaris
10 13 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (1.15%) HPUX
12 6 (0.99%) Debian
12 6 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.82%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.82%) OpenVMS
13 5 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (34.54%) DevOps
3 112 (18.42%) Configuration Management
4 98 (16.12%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (12.66%) TDD
6 74 (12.17%) Scrum
7 64 (10.53%) Open Source
8 44 (7.24%) High Availability
9 40 (6.58%) ITIL
10 37 (6.09%) OO
11 35 (5.76%) BDD
12 34 (5.59%) Microservices
13 28 (4.61%) Software Engineering
14 26 (4.28%) Change Management
15 24 (3.95%) Build Automation
15 24 (3.95%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (3.95%) Web Development
16 22 (3.62%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (3.45%) SOA
18 20 (3.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 225 (37.01%) Java
2 127 (20.89%) Ruby
2 127 (20.89%) SQL
3 120 (19.74%) Python
4 102 (16.78%) Bash Shell
5 84 (13.82%) Perl
6 66 (10.86%) JavaScript
7 58 (9.54%) Shell Script
8 53 (8.72%) PHP
9 25 (4.11%) Go
9 25 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 21 (3.45%) C#
11 19 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 19 (3.13%) Scala
12 15 (2.47%) C
12 15 (2.47%) PHP 5
13 13 (2.14%) C++
14 10 (1.64%) Groovy
15 6 (0.99%) Erlang
16 5 (0.82%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 79 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 62 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 16 (2.63%) Degree
4 12 (1.97%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.64%) CCNP
7 7 (1.15%) SAS Certification
8 5 (0.82%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.82%) ISEB
9 4 (0.66%) GCIH
9 4 (0.66%) GSEC
9 4 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.49%) CCIE
10 3 (0.49%) CCNA
10 3 (0.49%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.49%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.49%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.33%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.30%) Disclosure Scotland
1 14 (2.30%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (14.64%) Docker
2 77 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (6.09%) vSphere
4 20 (3.29%) Ceph
4 20 (3.29%) GlusterFS
5 19 (3.13%) Xen
6 12 (1.97%) VMware ESX
7 10 (1.64%) KVM
8 9 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 8 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (1.32%) vCloud
9 8 (1.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 7 (1.15%) Active Directory
11 6 (0.99%) Firmware
12 3 (0.49%) XenServer
13 2 (0.33%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.33%) NFS
13 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 198 (32.57%) Puppet
2 98 (16.12%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (10.53%) Ansible
4 37 (6.09%) Graphite
5 27 (4.44%) logstash
6 24 (3.95%) Kubernetes
7 22 (3.62%) Salt
8 20 (3.29%) HAProxy
9 19 (3.13%) Nagios
10 17 (2.80%) ZABBIX
11 15 (2.47%) Opsview
12 11 (1.81%) Cacti
13 9 (1.48%) Cobbler
13 9 (1.48%) Grafana
13 9 (1.48%) Oracle RMAN
14 7 (1.15%) Kibana
14 7 (1.15%) Uchiwa
15 6 (0.99%) Data Guard
15 6 (0.99%) Mesos
15 6 (0.99%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 138 (22.70%) Red Hat
2 103 (16.94%) VMware
3 96 (15.79%) Oracle
4 45 (7.40%) Atlassian
5 41 (6.74%) HP
6 38 (6.25%) Cisco
6 38 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 32 (5.26%) IBM
8 17 (2.80%) EMC
8 17 (2.80%) F5
8 17 (2.80%) Splunk
9 16 (2.63%) Veritas
10 15 (2.47%) Google
10 15 (2.47%) Zend
11 14 (2.30%) Siebel
12 7 (1.15%) Citrix
12 7 (1.15%) Sitecore
12 7 (1.15%) Sybase
12 7 (1.15%) Teradata
13 5 (0.82%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: / day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day upto £565
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £565 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago