Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 214 301 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.46% 11.58% 11.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.20% 53.46% 51.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 221 302
Leeds median daily rate £475 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +4.24% +17.86%
10th Percentile £370 £283 £300
90th Percentile £638 £550 £545
West Yorkshire median daily rate £470 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Leeds median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%

Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 444 563 718
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.62% 21.66% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 363 437
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +20.97%
10th Percentile £209 £245 £198
90th Percentile £543 £560 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 56
Leeds median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +8.00% -5.30%
10th Percentile £10.30 £8.86 £9.08
90th Percentile £26.30 £24.75 £18.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.96% +6.25%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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 90 (42.06%) Git (software)
2 88 (41.12%) DevOps
3 83 (38.79%) Python
4 82 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (35.05%) Puppet
6 70 (32.71%) Jenkins
7 68 (31.78%) Java
8 67 (31.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 60 (28.04%) Bash Shell
10 59 (27.57%) Configuration Management
11 53 (24.77%) Microservices
12 52 (24.30%) Docker
12 52 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (22.90%) Open Source
14 47 (21.96%) Software Engineering
15 46 (21.50%) JIRA
16 44 (20.56%) Ruby
17 43 (20.09%) MongoDB
17 43 (20.09%) Opscode Chef
18 42 (19.63%) Windows
19 40 (18.69%) Confluence
19 40 (18.69%) Ansible
20 39 (18.22%) MySQL
21 37 (17.29%) JavaScript
21 37 (17.29%) Shell Script
22 36 (16.82%) Red Hat
23 34 (15.89%) Mentoring
24 33 (15.42%) SQL
25 32 (14.95%) Slack
25 32 (14.95%) Node.js

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 40 (18.69%) Confluence
2 20 (9.35%) nginx
3 17 (7.94%) OpenStack
4 16 (7.48%) Apache Spark
5 9 (4.21%) SAS
6 6 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.80%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.87%) Apache
8 3 (1.40%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.40%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.93%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.47%) JBoss
10 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (14.95%) Slack
2 30 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (7.94%) GitHub
4 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.87%) Heroku
7 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.93%) IaaS
7 2 (0.93%) Office 365
7 2 (0.93%) PaaS
7 2 (0.93%) SaaS
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.47%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (11.68%) HTTP
2 16 (7.48%) Firewall
3 14 (6.54%) WAN
4 13 (6.07%) VPN
5 12 (5.61%) LAN
6 11 (5.14%) DNS
7 6 (2.80%) SSH
8 5 (2.34%) SSL
9 4 (1.87%) SAN
10 3 (1.40%) LDAP
11 2 (0.93%) Broadband
11 2 (0.93%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.93%) MQTT
11 2 (0.93%) Network Security
11 2 (0.93%) SMS
12 1 (0.47%) DMVPN
12 1 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.47%) HSRP
12 1 (0.47%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.09%) MongoDB
2 39 (18.22%) MySQL
3 28 (13.08%) NoSQL
4 23 (10.75%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (9.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 20 (9.35%) Big Data
7 18 (8.41%) Hadoop
8 17 (7.94%) Apache Hive
9 16 (7.48%) Sqoop
10 14 (6.54%) HBase
10 14 (6.54%) Impala
11 9 (4.21%) SQL Server
12 7 (3.27%) Relational Database
12 7 (3.27%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 4 (1.87%) Redis
14 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
15 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
15 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 90 (42.06%) Git (software)
2 70 (32.71%) Jenkins
3 46 (21.50%) JIRA
4 19 (8.88%) JUnit
5 17 (7.94%) Cucumber
6 16 (7.48%) Jasmine
6 16 (7.48%) SonarQube
7 10 (4.67%) IntelliJ
8 8 (3.74%) Vagrant
9 6 (2.80%) Chocolatey
10 5 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.87%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.40%) Maven
12 3 (1.40%) Subversion
13 2 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 2 (0.93%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.93%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.93%) ClearQuest
13 2 (0.93%) GoCD
13 2 (0.93%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (7.01%) Finance
2 9 (4.21%) Marketing
3 8 (3.74%) Banking
3 8 (3.74%) Games
4 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.87%) Electronics
5 4 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Local Government
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (37.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 49 (22.90%) Developer
3 39 (18.22%) Linux Engineer
4 25 (11.68%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 24 (11.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 19 (8.88%) Software Engineer
7 17 (7.94%) Scala Developer
8 16 (7.48%) Senior DevOps
9 15 (7.01%) Java Developer
9 15 (7.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 14 (6.54%) Administrator
11 11 (5.14%) Java Engineer
11 11 (5.14%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (4.67%) Platform Engineer
13 9 (4.21%) Architect
13 9 (4.21%) AWS Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) SAS Administrator
14 8 (3.74%) Senior Linux Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) Systems Engineer
15 7 (3.27%) Senior SAS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.95%) Node.js
2 24 (11.21%) JSON
3 23 (10.75%) REST
4 18 (8.41%) Kafka
5 16 (7.48%) Play Framework
6 15 (7.01%) CSS
7 14 (6.54%) Spark Streaming
8 13 (6.07%) Sensu
8 13 (6.07%) XML
9 10 (4.67%) Spring
10 9 (4.21%) HTML
11 7 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
12 6 (2.80%) LAMP
13 5 (2.34%) .NET
13 5 (2.34%) Middleware
13 5 (2.34%) Spring MVC
13 5 (2.34%) Symfony
13 5 (2.34%) Web Services
14 4 (1.87%) Django
14 4 (1.87%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.81%) Clustering
2 8 (3.74%) Public Cloud
3 6 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.93%) DataPower
7 2 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
7 2 (0.93%) User Experience
8 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.47%) iPad
8 1 (0.47%) iPhone
8 1 (0.47%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.47%) STB
Operating Systems
1 67 (31.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 42 (19.63%) Windows
3 29 (13.55%) Unix
4 16 (7.48%) CentOS
5 11 (5.14%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.74%) AIX
7 7 (3.27%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.80%) Solaris
8 6 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.40%) Android
9 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.47%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (41.12%) DevOps
2 82 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (27.57%) Configuration Management
4 53 (24.77%) Microservices
5 52 (24.30%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (22.90%) Open Source
7 47 (21.96%) Software Engineering
8 34 (15.89%) Mentoring
9 31 (14.49%) Coaching
10 29 (13.55%) TDD
10 29 (13.55%) Test Automation
11 28 (13.08%) Continuous Delivery
12 25 (11.68%) Scrum
13 24 (11.21%) SFIA
14 21 (9.81%) Analytics
15 20 (9.35%) Load Balancing
16 19 (8.88%) SDLC
17 16 (7.48%) BDD
17 16 (7.48%) MapReduce
17 16 (7.48%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 83 (38.79%) Python
2 68 (31.78%) Java
3 60 (28.04%) Bash Shell
4 44 (20.56%) Ruby
5 37 (17.29%) JavaScript
5 37 (17.29%) Shell Script
6 33 (15.42%) SQL
7 28 (13.08%) PHP
8 20 (9.35%) Scala
9 15 (7.01%) Perl
10 6 (2.80%) Go
10 6 (2.80%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.34%) C#
11 5 (2.34%) C++
12 4 (1.87%) C
12 4 (1.87%) Elixir
12 4 (1.87%) Erlang
13 3 (1.40%) ES6
14 2 (0.93%) Jython
14 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (7.01%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.61%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.40%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.93%) CCDP
6 2 (0.93%) CCNP
6 2 (0.93%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.93%) CISM
6 2 (0.93%) CISSP
6 2 (0.93%) Degree
6 2 (0.93%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.47%) CCNA
7 1 (0.47%) MCSA
7 1 (0.47%) MCSE
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.47%) OCP
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 52 (24.30%) Docker
2 14 (6.54%) Apache Flume
3 13 (6.07%) vSphere
4 11 (5.14%) Xen
5 9 (4.21%) Active Directory
6 7 (3.27%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.87%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.87%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.40%) XenServer
9 2 (0.93%) HDFS
9 2 (0.93%) iptables
9 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (0.47%) KVM
10 1 (0.47%) RACF
Systems Management
1 75 (35.05%) Puppet
2 43 (20.09%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (18.69%) Ansible
4 17 (7.94%) Prometheus
5 16 (7.48%) Terraform
6 13 (6.07%) Kubernetes
7 10 (4.67%) Graphite
8 7 (3.27%) Nagios
8 7 (3.27%) Opsview
9 6 (2.80%) Cobbler
9 6 (2.80%) Grafana
9 6 (2.80%) Rancher
9 6 (2.80%) Salt
10 5 (2.34%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.40%) Icinga
11 3 (1.40%) Packer
12 2 (0.93%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.93%) Oozie
12 2 (0.93%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (16.82%) Red Hat
2 24 (11.21%) Splunk
3 23 (10.75%) VMware
4 17 (7.94%) Oracle
5 15 (7.01%) Microsoft
6 11 (5.14%) IBM
7 7 (3.27%) Cisco
7 7 (3.27%) HP
8 6 (2.80%) New Relic
9 5 (2.34%) McAfee
10 4 (1.87%) SaltStack
10 4 (1.87%) SAP
11 3 (1.40%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.40%) EnterpriseDB
11 3 (1.40%) F5
11 3 (1.40%) Google
11 3 (1.40%) Sun
12 2 (0.93%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.93%) Intel
12 2 (0.93%) Juniper