The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Linux
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4  
Contract jobs citing Linux 76 197 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.02% 13.36% 10.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 53.83% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 150 112
Median daily rate £430 £440 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.21% +35.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £565 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 190 366 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 17.56% 24.83% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 258 214
Median daily rate £388 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.24% +23.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 20
Median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.08 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £16.13 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Leeds

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Leeds

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Leeds

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Linux.

1 92 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (43.55%) Python
3 78 (41.94%) Java
4 60 (32.26%) Git (software)
5 58 (31.18%) Test Automation
6 55 (29.57%) JavaScript
7 52 (27.96%) Open Source
8 50 (26.88%) Ruby
9 49 (26.34%) Scala
9 49 (26.34%) Jenkins
10 48 (25.81%) HTML
11 47 (25.27%) Configuration Management
12 45 (24.19%) Unix
12 45 (24.19%) DevOps
13 44 (23.66%) Puppet
14 43 (23.12%) CSS
15 40 (21.51%) MySQL
15 40 (21.51%) JIRA
16 38 (20.43%) Opscode Chef
16 38 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
16 38 (20.43%) HTTP
17 36 (19.35%) Spring
17 36 (19.35%) Confluence
17 36 (19.35%) Relational Database
18 35 (18.82%) MongoDB
19 33 (17.74%) SQL
20 31 (16.67%) Windows
20 31 (16.67%) MVC
21 29 (15.59%) TDD
21 29 (15.59%) Play Framework

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 36 (19.35%) Confluence
2 17 (9.14%) Apache
3 9 (4.84%) WebSphere
4 6 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.69%) IBM Domino
6 4 (2.15%) IIS
6 4 (2.15%) nginx
6 4 (2.15%) SAS
6 4 (2.15%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.61%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.61%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.08%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.08%) WordPress
9 1 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.54%) JBoss
9 1 (0.54%) Liferay
9 1 (0.54%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.37%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.99%) Slack
3 4 (2.15%) IaaS
4 3 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.54%) GitHub
6 1 (0.54%) Loggly
6 1 (0.54%) PaaS
6 1 (0.54%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (20.43%) HTTP
2 8 (4.30%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.15%) Firewall
3 4 (2.15%) Internet
4 3 (1.61%) LDAP
4 3 (1.61%) SAN
5 2 (1.08%) DNS
5 2 (1.08%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.08%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.54%) Broadband
6 1 (0.54%) DMZ
6 1 (0.54%) SMS
6 1 (0.54%) SSL
6 1 (0.54%) VLAN
6 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.51%) MySQL
2 36 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 35 (18.82%) MongoDB
4 27 (14.52%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (11.83%) NoSQL
6 13 (6.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (6.99%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.84%) Hadoop
8 8 (4.30%) Redis
9 5 (2.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.15%) Riak
11 3 (1.61%) HBase
11 3 (1.61%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
12 2 (1.08%) Big Data
12 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 60 (32.26%) Git (software)
2 49 (26.34%) Jenkins
3 40 (21.51%) JIRA
4 27 (14.52%) Subversion
5 26 (13.98%) JUnit
6 19 (10.22%) Cucumber
7 9 (4.84%) Jasmine
8 6 (3.23%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.23%) Selenium
9 5 (2.69%) Maven
9 5 (2.69%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.15%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.61%) Android Studio
11 3 (1.61%) GitLab
11 3 (1.61%) Grunt
12 2 (1.08%) IntelliJ
12 2 (1.08%) JMeter
12 2 (1.08%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.08%) Vagrant
13 1 (0.54%) ClearQuest
General
1 19 (10.22%) Finance
2 5 (2.69%) Retail
3 3 (1.61%) Electronics
3 3 (1.61%) Games
3 3 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Law
5 1 (0.54%) Marketing
5 1 (0.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 83 (44.62%) Developer
2 39 (20.97%) Scala Developer
3 34 (18.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (17.20%) Java Developer
5 25 (13.44%) Java Scala Developer
6 17 (9.14%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (6.99%) Software Engineer
8 12 (6.45%) PHP Developer
8 12 (6.45%) Python Developer
9 9 (4.84%) Administrator
10 8 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (3.76%) AWS DevOps
11 7 (3.76%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (3.76%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (3.76%) Java Engineer
11 7 (3.76%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (3.76%) WebOps Engineer
12 6 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 6 (3.23%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.23%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.81%) HTML
2 43 (23.12%) CSS
3 36 (19.35%) Spring
4 29 (15.59%) HTML5
4 29 (15.59%) Play Framework
5 28 (15.05%) REST
6 25 (13.44%) JSON
6 25 (13.44%) Spring MVC
7 24 (12.90%) RESTful
8 23 (12.37%) Django
9 20 (10.75%) CSS3
10 17 (9.14%) Node.js
11 16 (8.60%) Ajax
11 16 (8.60%) Guice
11 16 (8.60%) Ruby on Rails
12 13 (6.99%) LAMP
13 11 (5.91%) Web Services
14 10 (5.38%) .NET
15 9 (4.84%) Symfony
15 9 (4.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (4.30%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.76%) iSeries
4 6 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.69%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.69%) User Experience
6 3 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.61%) Replication
7 2 (1.08%) Clustering
7 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.08%) NHS
7 2 (1.08%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.54%) BYOD
8 1 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.19%) Unix
2 31 (16.67%) Windows
3 25 (13.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (6.45%) Mac OS X
4 12 (6.45%) Solaris
5 8 (4.30%) CentOS
6 7 (3.76%) AIX
6 7 (3.76%) Windows Server
7 6 (3.23%) SUSE
8 5 (2.69%) Ubuntu
9 4 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.61%) Android
10 3 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (1.61%) VMS
11 2 (1.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.54%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (31.18%) Test Automation
3 52 (27.96%) Open Source
4 47 (25.27%) Configuration Management
5 45 (24.19%) DevOps
6 38 (20.43%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (16.67%) MVC
8 29 (15.59%) TDD
9 27 (14.52%) Scrum
9 27 (14.52%) Software Engineering
10 25 (13.44%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (13.44%) Web Design
11 22 (11.83%) Web Development
12 18 (9.68%) Microservices
13 17 (9.14%) SDLC
14 16 (8.60%) High Availability
15 14 (7.53%) OWASP
16 12 (6.45%) BDD
16 12 (6.45%) Visualisation
17 11 (5.91%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 81 (43.55%) Python
2 78 (41.94%) Java
3 55 (29.57%) JavaScript
4 50 (26.88%) Ruby
5 49 (26.34%) Scala
6 33 (17.74%) SQL
7 21 (11.29%) Bash Shell
7 21 (11.29%) PHP
8 17 (9.14%) C#
9 10 (5.38%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.76%) C
10 7 (3.76%) Go
11 6 (3.23%) C++
12 3 (1.61%) Perl
13 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.54%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.54%) Jython
14 1 (0.54%) Korn
14 1 (0.54%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (2.15%) Degree
1 4 (2.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (1.61%) MCSE
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.61%) SAS Certification
2 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (1.08%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.54%) CCDP
4 1 (0.54%) CCNP
4 1 (0.54%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.54%) CISM
4 1 (0.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.69%) SLA
2 3 (1.61%) QA
3 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (12.37%) Docker
2 7 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.15%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.15%) KVM
5 3 (1.61%) HDFS
6 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.08%) vSphere
7 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (23.66%) Puppet
2 38 (20.43%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (11.83%) Ansible
4 12 (6.45%) Salt
5 7 (3.76%) Kubernetes
5 7 (3.76%) NetBackup
6 5 (2.69%) Cobbler
6 5 (2.69%) Nagios
7 3 (1.61%) Graphite
7 3 (1.61%) Rancher
7 3 (1.61%) Terraform
8 2 (1.08%) Grafana
8 2 (1.08%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.54%) Icinga
9 1 (0.54%) Mesos
9 1 (0.54%) Opsview
9 1 (0.54%) Packer
9 1 (0.54%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.54%) yum
Vendors
1 26 (13.98%) Red Hat
2 22 (11.83%) Google
3 18 (9.68%) VMware
4 14 (7.53%) Oracle
5 12 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 10 (5.38%) Cisco
7 8 (4.30%) HP
8 7 (3.76%) Avaya
8 7 (3.76%) IBM
8 7 (3.76%) Splunk
8 7 (3.76%) Zend
9 6 (3.23%) Rackspace
9 6 (3.23%) SaltStack
10 5 (2.69%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.69%) Sun
11 4 (2.15%) NetApp
12 3 (1.61%) Citrix
12 3 (1.61%) Dell
12 3 (1.61%) EMC
12 3 (1.61%) Symantec
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