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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
England / Yorkshire
Rank 11 8 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Linux 223 339 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.22% 11.87% 8.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.51% 50.90% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 244 146
Median daily rate £450 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%

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
490 666 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.45% 23.32% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 425 291
Median daily rate £400 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 38 58
Median hourly rate £12.51 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.04% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £22.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -3 152 £450 +5.26% 49
South Yorkshire 0 64 £450 - 15
North Yorkshire +8 2 £413 +17.85% 13
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 174 (40.75%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (39.81%) Python
3 165 (38.64%) Java
4 142 (33.26%) DevOps
5 135 (31.62%) Unix
5 135 (31.62%) Puppet
6 125 (29.27%) Git (software)
7 123 (28.81%) Ruby
8 122 (28.57%) Jenkins
9 108 (25.29%) HTML
10 106 (24.82%) Opscode Chef
11 105 (24.59%) JavaScript
12 98 (22.95%) Windows
13 92 (21.55%) CSS
14 89 (20.84%) Configuration Management
15 76 (17.80%) HTTP
16 74 (17.33%) Red Hat
17 73 (17.10%) PostgreSQL
17 73 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
17 73 (17.10%) Open Source
18 71 (16.63%) MongoDB
18 71 (16.63%) Docker
19 69 (16.16%) Relational Database
19 69 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
20 64 (14.99%) SQL
21 62 (14.52%) MySQL
22 61 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 60 (14.05%) Scrum
23 60 (14.05%) VMware
24 58 (13.58%) Ansible

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 44 (10.30%) Apache
2 41 (9.60%) Confluence
3 23 (5.39%) Tomcat
4 22 (5.15%) OpenStack
5 19 (4.45%) WebSphere
6 15 (3.51%) IIS
7 13 (3.04%) nginx
8 12 (2.81%) Apache Spark
9 10 (2.34%) SAS
10 8 (1.87%) CloudStack
11 7 (1.64%) Apache Pig
11 7 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (1.64%) MS Exchange
12 5 (1.17%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.94%) Jetty
13 4 (0.94%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.70%) CICS
14 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) HipChat
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (16.16%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (8.43%) GitHub
3 27 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.58%) IaaS
5 7 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.17%) Loggly
6 5 (1.17%) Sumo Logic
7 4 (0.94%) PaaS
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.23%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.23%) Heroku
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 76 (17.80%) HTTP
2 53 (12.41%) TCP/IP
3 39 (9.13%) DNS
4 29 (6.79%) LDAP
5 22 (5.15%) Firewall
5 22 (5.15%) SMTP
6 20 (4.68%) SSL
7 18 (4.22%) SNMP
8 17 (3.98%) SAN
9 11 (2.58%) Internet
9 11 (2.58%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (1.87%) DHCP
11 7 (1.64%) NAS
12 6 (1.41%) FTP
12 6 (1.41%) LAN
12 6 (1.41%) WAN
13 5 (1.17%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.17%) Network Security
14 4 (0.94%) AMQP
14 4 (0.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (17.10%) PostgreSQL
2 71 (16.63%) MongoDB
3 69 (16.16%) Relational Database
4 62 (14.52%) MySQL
5 34 (7.96%) Redis
6 30 (7.03%) NoSQL
7 26 (6.09%) Hadoop
8 24 (5.62%) SQL Server
9 20 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (3.51%) HBase
11 11 (2.58%) Big Data
11 11 (2.58%) Oracle Database
12 9 (2.11%) Apache Hive
12 9 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (1.87%) DB2
14 7 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.64%) Riak
15 5 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 4 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 125 (29.27%) Git (software)
2 122 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 55 (12.88%) JIRA
4 40 (9.37%) Subversion
5 36 (8.43%) JUnit
6 33 (7.73%) Selenium
7 26 (6.09%) Cucumber
8 22 (5.15%) Maven
9 20 (4.68%) Vagrant
10 14 (3.28%) Jasmine
10 14 (3.28%) TeamCity
11 13 (3.04%) Grunt
11 13 (3.04%) JMeter
12 11 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
13 9 (2.11%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.87%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.87%) Mockito
15 6 (1.41%) WebDriver
16 5 (1.17%) Gradle
16 5 (1.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (12.65%) Finance
2 18 (4.22%) Banking
3 7 (1.64%) Electronics
3 7 (1.64%) Retail
4 5 (1.17%) Marketing
4 5 (1.17%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.70%) Games
5 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.23%) Automotive
7 1 (0.23%) Back Office
7 1 (0.23%) iGaming
7 1 (0.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.23%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 117 (27.40%) Developer
2 89 (20.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 47 (11.01%) Java Developer
4 40 (9.37%) Administrator
5 30 (7.03%) Architect
6 25 (5.85%) Linux Engineer
7 20 (4.68%) Scala Developer
8 16 (3.75%) Software Engineer
8 16 (3.75%) Technical Architect
9 14 (3.28%) DBA
10 13 (3.04%) Platform Engineer
10 13 (3.04%) Python Developer
11 12 (2.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (2.58%) Analyst
12 11 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.34%) AWS DevOps
13 10 (2.34%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 10 (2.34%) Oracle DBA
13 10 (2.34%) PHP Developer
13 10 (2.34%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (25.29%) HTML
2 92 (21.55%) CSS
3 55 (12.88%) Web Services
4 50 (11.71%) Spring
5 48 (11.24%) HTML5
5 48 (11.24%) JSON
6 41 (9.60%) RESTful
7 40 (9.37%) XML
8 37 (8.67%) Django
9 36 (8.43%) Play Framework
9 36 (8.43%) REST
10 32 (7.49%) Node.js
11 26 (6.09%) CSS3
12 25 (5.85%) LAMP
13 20 (4.68%) Spring MVC
14 17 (3.98%) Ajax
14 17 (3.98%) Guice
14 17 (3.98%) LAPP Stack
14 17 (3.98%) Ruby on Rails
15 14 (3.28%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.92%) User Experience
3 17 (3.98%) Data Centre
4 16 (3.75%) Replication
5 12 (2.81%) NHS
5 12 (2.81%) Social Media
6 10 (2.34%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.87%) Driving Licence
7 8 (1.87%) iSeries
7 8 (1.87%) Tandem
8 6 (1.41%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.94%) Clustering
10 4 (0.94%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.94%) Symmetrix
11 3 (0.70%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.70%) PKI
11 3 (0.70%) STB
11 3 (0.70%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 135 (31.62%) Unix
2 98 (22.95%) Windows
3 61 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (8.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (8.67%) Mac OS X
6 31 (7.26%) Ubuntu
7 28 (6.56%) Windows Server
8 27 (6.32%) Solaris
9 21 (4.92%) CentOS
10 20 (4.68%) CoreOS
11 19 (4.45%) SUSE
12 16 (3.75%) AIX
12 16 (3.75%) Android
13 14 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (2.34%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (1.87%) RancherOS
15 8 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (1.41%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.94%) VMS
17 4 (0.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (40.75%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (33.26%) DevOps
3 89 (20.84%) Configuration Management
4 73 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
4 73 (17.10%) Open Source
5 60 (14.05%) Scrum
6 49 (11.48%) Mentoring
7 48 (11.24%) TDD
7 48 (11.24%) Web Development
8 36 (8.43%) Software Engineering
9 34 (7.96%) Automated Testing
10 33 (7.73%) Responsive Web Design
11 32 (7.49%) Web Design
12 31 (7.26%) Kanban
13 28 (6.56%) Continuous Delivery
14 26 (6.09%) BDD
15 25 (5.85%) ITIL
16 21 (4.92%) Line Management
16 21 (4.92%) MVC
16 21 (4.92%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 170 (39.81%) Python
2 165 (38.64%) Java
3 123 (28.81%) Ruby
4 105 (24.59%) JavaScript
5 64 (14.99%) SQL
6 56 (13.11%) Scala
7 53 (12.41%) Bash Shell
8 42 (9.84%) PHP
9 25 (5.85%) Shell Script
10 20 (4.68%) Go
11 19 (4.45%) C#
12 18 (4.22%) Perl
13 11 (2.58%) C++
14 8 (1.87%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.64%) C
16 4 (0.94%) Korn
16 4 (0.94%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.47%) Clojure
17 2 (0.47%) Groovy
18 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 18 (4.22%) Degree
3 12 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (2.11%) MCSE
5 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.41%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.17%) SAS Certification
7 5 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.47%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.47%) CCA
8 2 (0.47%) CISA
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.47%) CISM
8 2 (0.47%) CISSP
8 2 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.47%) OCP
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.41%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.17%) SLA
4 4 (0.94%) QA
4 4 (0.94%) SDET
5 3 (0.70%) FATCA
5 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 71 (16.63%) Docker
2 29 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.98%) vSphere
4 15 (3.51%) etcd
4 15 (3.51%) flannel
5 14 (3.28%) Active Directory
5 14 (3.28%) HDFS
6 8 (1.87%) GlusterFS
6 8 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.87%) VMware Server
6 8 (1.87%) Xen
7 7 (1.64%) NFS
7 7 (1.64%) XenServer
8 6 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (1.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (1.17%) SRDF
9 5 (1.17%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (0.94%) Veritas File System
11 3 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 135 (31.62%) Puppet
2 106 (24.82%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (13.58%) Ansible
4 29 (6.79%) Kubernetes
4 29 (6.79%) Nagios
4 29 (6.79%) Salt
5 15 (3.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 14 (3.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 12 (2.81%) Cobbler
8 9 (2.11%) Hadoop YARN
8 9 (2.11%) Mesos
8 9 (2.11%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.87%) Consul
9 8 (1.87%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (1.87%) logstash
9 8 (1.87%) Marathon
9 8 (1.87%) Rancher
9 8 (1.87%) SCOM
10 7 (1.64%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.64%) rkt
Vendors
1 74 (17.33%) Red Hat
2 60 (14.05%) VMware
3 52 (12.18%) Splunk
4 36 (8.43%) Oracle
5 29 (6.79%) Google
5 29 (6.79%) Microsoft
6 16 (3.75%) Cisco
6 16 (3.75%) IBM
7 15 (3.51%) SaltStack
8 12 (2.81%) EMC
9 11 (2.58%) Rackspace
10 9 (2.11%) Citrix
10 9 (2.11%) NetApp
11 7 (1.64%) Avaya
11 7 (1.64%) Hortonworks
11 7 (1.64%) New Relic
12 6 (1.41%) HP
12 6 (1.41%) Palo Alto
12 6 (1.41%) Veritas
13 5 (1.17%) Zend
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