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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Linux
Rank 9 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Linux 319 321 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.27% 10.89% 8.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.06% 47.70% 35.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 213 143
Median daily rate £425 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +70.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £19.25 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
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
708 673 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.02% 22.84% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 401 321
Median daily rate £400 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £160 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 56 75
Median hourly rate £13.74 £14.00 £13.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 29 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 29 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 +2 201 £427 +22.07% 71
South Yorkshire +3 88 £425 +41.66% 22
North Yorkshire +11 11 £350 -3.44% 3
Humberside - 1 £450 -
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 253 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (36.09%) Java
3 232 (35.47%) DevOps
4 218 (33.33%) Puppet
5 214 (32.72%) Unix
6 187 (28.59%) Jenkins
7 168 (25.69%) Windows
8 157 (24.01%) Git (software)
9 153 (23.39%) Red Hat
10 145 (22.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 144 (22.02%) Ruby
12 134 (20.49%) SQL
13 132 (20.18%) Python
14 122 (18.65%) VMware
15 119 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
16 118 (18.04%) Configuration Management
17 116 (17.74%) Opscode Chef
18 109 (16.67%) Bash Shell
19 108 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
20 105 (16.06%) Oracle
21 98 (14.98%) Finance
22 95 (14.53%) Docker
23 94 (14.37%) Perl
24 87 (13.30%) Maven
25 85 (13.00%) Security Cleared
26 83 (12.69%) JavaScript
27 82 (12.54%) TDD
28 81 (12.39%) MySQL
29 79 (12.08%) MongoDB
30 78 (11.93%) 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 (9.33%) Tomcat
2 59 (9.02%) Apache
2 59 (9.02%) nginx
3 55 (8.41%) Confluence
4 48 (7.34%) OpenStack
5 38 (5.81%) WebSphere
6 36 (5.50%) Node.js
7 23 (3.52%) IIS
8 19 (2.91%) JBoss
9 18 (2.75%) Jetty
10 15 (2.29%) SAS
11 9 (1.38%) CloudStack
12 7 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (0.92%) CMS
13 6 (0.92%) FileNet
13 6 (0.92%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.92%) WebSphere Portal
14 5 (0.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (0.76%) SharePoint
15 3 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 7 (1.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Magento
2 2 (0.31%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.15%) Siebel Analytics
Cloud Services
1 119 (18.20%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.59%) GitHub
3 24 (3.67%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (2.91%) IaaS
4 19 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (2.75%) PaaS
6 14 (2.14%) SaaS
7 13 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.99%) Google App Engine
7 13 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.46%) Heroku
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.09%) HTTP
2 51 (7.80%) Firewall
3 46 (7.03%) DNS
4 38 (5.81%) TCP/IP
5 29 (4.43%) Internet
6 28 (4.28%) DHCP
7 26 (3.98%) SAN
8 19 (2.91%) FTP
8 19 (2.91%) SSL
9 18 (2.75%) IPsec
10 17 (2.60%) Network Security
11 13 (1.99%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (1.83%) LAN
12 12 (1.83%) WAN
13 11 (1.68%) NAS
14 8 (1.22%) SNMP
15 6 (0.92%) FWSM
15 6 (0.92%) VPN
16 4 (0.61%) Ethernet
16 4 (0.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.39%) MySQL
2 79 (12.08%) MongoDB
3 65 (9.94%) NoSQL
4 59 (9.02%) Relational Database
5 42 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (4.28%) Oracle Database
7 24 (3.67%) Hadoop
7 24 (3.67%) RDBMS
7 24 (3.67%) SQL Server
8 19 (2.91%) DB2
8 19 (2.91%) Redis
9 18 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (2.45%) Informix
11 13 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.68%) Neo4j
14 10 (1.53%) Big Data
14 10 (1.53%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.22%) CouchDB
16 5 (0.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 187 (28.59%) Jenkins
2 157 (24.01%) Git (software)
3 87 (13.30%) Maven
4 78 (11.93%) JIRA
5 49 (7.49%) Selenium
6 43 (6.57%) Subversion
7 27 (4.13%) Appium
7 27 (4.13%) Mocha
7 27 (4.13%) SonarQube
7 27 (4.13%) Travis CI
8 22 (3.36%) Artifactory
8 22 (3.36%) GitLab
9 21 (3.21%) Cucumber
10 18 (2.75%) Ant
11 14 (2.14%) JUnit
12 11 (1.68%) Mockito
13 9 (1.38%) HP UFT
14 8 (1.22%) ClearCase
14 8 (1.22%) JMeter
15 7 (1.07%) LoadRunner
General
1 98 (14.98%) Finance
2 44 (6.73%) Banking
3 40 (6.12%) Games
4 11 (1.68%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.38%) Retail
6 7 (1.07%) Online Betting
7 5 (0.76%) Back Office
8 3 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.31%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Billing
10 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.15%) Military
10 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 168 (25.69%) Developer
2 163 (24.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 66 (10.09%) Administrator
4 59 (9.02%) Linux Engineer
5 51 (7.80%) Java Developer
6 48 (7.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 46 (7.03%) Analyst
8 44 (6.73%) Architect
9 41 (6.27%) PHP Developer
10 40 (6.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 32 (4.89%) Operations Engineer
12 25 (3.82%) Senior Developer
13 23 (3.52%) Technical Architect
14 20 (3.06%) DBA
15 19 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
16 18 (2.75%) Python Developer
17 17 (2.60%) Consultant
17 17 (2.60%) Linux Developer
17 17 (2.60%) Systems Administrator
18 16 (2.45%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.48%) HTML
2 49 (7.49%) .NET
3 45 (6.88%) RESTful
4 42 (6.42%) Spring
5 41 (6.27%) JSON
6 40 (6.12%) REST
7 37 (5.66%) LAMP
8 36 (5.50%) Middleware
9 29 (4.43%) RabbitMQ
10 28 (4.28%) CSS
11 27 (4.13%) Chai
11 27 (4.13%) XML
12 24 (3.67%) Sensu
13 22 (3.36%) AngularJS
13 22 (3.36%) Hibernate
13 22 (3.36%) Servlets
14 21 (3.21%) Web Services
15 19 (2.91%) Dropwizard
16 18 (2.75%) HTML5
16 18 (2.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.13%) Data Centre
3 23 (3.52%) Client/Server
4 15 (2.29%) Clustering
5 12 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.53%) User Experience
7 9 (1.38%) NHS
8 8 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.22%) PKI
8 8 (1.22%) Visualisation
9 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (0.92%) iSeries
10 6 (0.92%) Social Media
11 5 (0.76%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.76%) Cryptography
11 5 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.76%) Private Cloud
11 5 (0.76%) Replication
11 5 (0.76%) STB
Operating Systems
1 214 (32.72%) Unix
2 168 (25.69%) Windows
3 145 (22.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (7.34%) CentOS
5 45 (6.88%) Mac OS X
6 36 (5.50%) Ubuntu
7 22 (3.36%) CoreOS
8 21 (3.21%) AIX
8 21 (3.21%) Windows Server
9 20 (3.06%) SUSE
10 19 (2.91%) Solaris
11 11 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.07%) HPUX
13 7 (1.07%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.92%) Debian
14 6 (0.92%) OpenVMS
15 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.61%) Embedded Linux
16 4 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (35.47%) DevOps
3 118 (18.04%) Configuration Management
4 108 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
5 82 (12.54%) TDD
6 76 (11.62%) Scrum
7 70 (10.70%) Open Source
8 49 (7.49%) High Availability
9 42 (6.42%) BDD
10 41 (6.27%) ITIL
11 40 (6.12%) Microservices
11 40 (6.12%) OO
12 38 (5.81%) Software Engineering
13 29 (4.43%) Web Development
14 26 (3.98%) Continuous Delivery
15 25 (3.82%) Change Management
16 23 (3.52%) Build Automation
17 22 (3.36%) Performance Tuning
17 22 (3.36%) Web Operations
18 21 (3.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 236 (36.09%) Java
2 144 (22.02%) Ruby
3 134 (20.49%) SQL
4 132 (20.18%) Python
5 109 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 94 (14.37%) Perl
7 83 (12.69%) JavaScript
8 59 (9.02%) Shell Script
9 58 (8.87%) PHP
10 26 (3.98%) Go
11 24 (3.67%) PowerShell
12 23 (3.52%) C#
12 23 (3.52%) PL/SQL
13 20 (3.06%) Scala
14 15 (2.29%) C++
14 15 (2.29%) PHP 5
15 14 (2.14%) C
16 10 (1.53%) Groovy
17 6 (0.92%) Erlang
18 5 (0.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 85 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 63 (9.63%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.82%) Degree
4 18 (2.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.38%) CCNP
5 9 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.07%) SAS Certification
7 5 (0.76%) ISEB
8 4 (0.61%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.61%) GCIH
8 4 (0.61%) GSEC
8 4 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.46%) CCIE
9 3 (0.46%) CREST Certified
9 3 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.46%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.31%) CCNA
10 2 (0.31%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (1.83%) QA
3 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 95 (14.53%) Docker
2 77 (11.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (5.81%) vSphere
4 23 (3.52%) etcd
4 23 (3.52%) flannel
5 21 (3.21%) Ceph
5 21 (3.21%) GlusterFS
6 19 (2.91%) Xen
7 11 (1.68%) VMware ESX
8 10 (1.53%) KVM
8 10 (1.53%) Oracle RAC
9 8 (1.22%) VMware Server
10 6 (0.92%) Active Directory
10 6 (0.92%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.76%) Firmware
11 5 (0.76%) vCloud
11 5 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 4 (0.61%) NFS
13 3 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 218 (33.33%) Puppet
2 116 (17.74%) Opscode Chef
3 73 (11.16%) Ansible
4 37 (5.66%) Graphite
5 28 (4.28%) logstash
6 26 (3.98%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 25 (3.82%) Kubernetes
8 24 (3.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 23 (3.52%) Salt
10 22 (3.36%) HAProxy
11 16 (2.45%) Nagios
12 12 (1.83%) ZABBIX
13 11 (1.68%) Grafana
14 10 (1.53%) Opsview
15 9 (1.38%) Cacti
15 9 (1.38%) Cobbler
15 9 (1.38%) Oracle RMAN
16 7 (1.07%) Control-M
16 7 (1.07%) Kibana
16 7 (1.07%) Mesos
Vendors
1 153 (23.39%) Red Hat
2 122 (18.65%) VMware
3 105 (16.06%) Oracle
4 44 (6.73%) Microsoft
5 40 (6.12%) Cisco
6 39 (5.96%) Atlassian
7 33 (5.05%) HP
8 31 (4.74%) IBM
9 20 (3.06%) Splunk
10 18 (2.75%) EMC
10 18 (2.75%) Google
11 16 (2.45%) F5
11 16 (2.45%) Zend
12 14 (2.14%) Siebel
13 10 (1.53%) Sybase
13 10 (1.53%) Veritas
14 8 (1.22%) BMC
14 8 (1.22%) NetApp
14 8 (1.22%) Teradata
15 7 (1.07%) TIBCO
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