Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 February 2019 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 121 108 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 11.94% 12.59% 11.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.19% 57.75% 57.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 82 94
South Yorkshire median daily rate £493 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.50% +11.11% -3.74%
10th Percentile £328 £375 £327
90th Percentile £589 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £450
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% +78.57%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +10.71% -17.65% +51.79%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 246 187 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 24.28% 21.79% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 117 144
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% -
10th Percentile £289 £320 £258
90th Percentile £550 £608 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 21
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £9.90 £10.36 £10.50
90th Percentile £28.00 £50.00 £23.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.85 £13.92
% change year-on-year +4.69% -0.47% +9.14%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in South Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in South Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in South Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in South Yorkshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -4 107 £500 -4.76% 43
Barnsley -6 3 £425 +9.68% 2
Doncaster -6 1 £400 - 8
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 85 (70.25%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (60.33%) DevOps
3 59 (48.76%) Continuous Integration
4 55 (45.45%) Java
5 54 (44.63%) Amazon AWS
6 51 (42.15%) Configuration Management
7 49 (40.50%) Git (software)
8 45 (37.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 43 (35.54%) Node.js
10 41 (33.88%) Bash Shell
11 40 (33.06%) Unix
12 35 (28.93%) Python
12 35 (28.93%) HTTP
13 34 (28.10%) SSL
14 33 (27.27%) TCP/IP
14 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
15 32 (26.45%) HTML
16 31 (25.62%) Ruby
16 31 (25.62%) Open Source
17 29 (23.97%) JavaScript
17 29 (23.97%) Windows
18 28 (23.14%) Puppet
19 27 (22.31%) Test Automation
19 27 (22.31%) VMware
20 26 (21.49%) Web Development
20 26 (21.49%) Ansible
21 24 (19.83%) CSS
22 23 (19.01%) PaaS
22 23 (19.01%) Security Cleared
22 23 (19.01%) Continuous Delivery

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 13 (10.74%) Apache ServiceMix
2 11 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 11 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.44%) nginx
4 8 (6.61%) Jetty
5 7 (5.79%) Apache
5 7 (5.79%) IIS
5 7 (5.79%) Mongrel
6 3 (2.48%) Confluence
6 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 54 (44.63%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (37.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (19.01%) PaaS
4 16 (13.22%) GitHub
5 13 (10.74%) IaaS
6 12 (9.92%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (6.61%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (6.61%) Google App Engine
8 4 (3.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (3.31%) SaaS
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.83%) Heroku
9 1 (0.83%) Serverless
9 1 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.93%) HTTP
2 34 (28.10%) SSL
3 33 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 14 (11.57%) SAN
5 12 (9.92%) NAS
6 11 (9.09%) DNS
7 8 (6.61%) DHCP
7 8 (6.61%) FTP
7 8 (6.61%) IPsec
8 4 (3.31%) FCoE
8 4 (3.31%) iSCSI
8 4 (3.31%) VSAN
9 3 (2.48%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (2.48%) Firewall
9 3 (2.48%) LAN
9 3 (2.48%) WAN
10 2 (1.65%) Internet
10 2 (1.65%) WebEx
11 1 (0.83%) 3G
11 1 (0.83%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) Hadoop
1 10 (8.26%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.79%) Big Data
2 7 (5.79%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.13%) MySQL
3 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (40.50%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.70%) Jenkins
3 10 (8.26%) Travis CI
4 8 (6.61%) JIRA
5 5 (4.13%) Subversion
6 3 (2.48%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.65%) JUnit
7 2 (1.65%) Maven
7 2 (1.65%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.83%) Ant
8 1 (0.83%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.83%) GitLab
8 1 (0.83%) Gradle
8 1 (0.83%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.83%) Mockito
8 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (11.57%) Finance
2 8 (6.61%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.83%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (33.06%) Developer
2 19 (15.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (14.88%) Java Developer
4 15 (12.40%) Senior Developer
4 15 (12.40%) Web Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) Operations Engineer
6 11 (9.09%) WebOps Engineer
7 9 (7.44%) Senior DevOps
8 8 (6.61%) Architect
9 7 (5.79%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) NAS Engineer
10 6 (4.96%) NetBackup Engineer
11 5 (4.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 4 (3.31%) Linux Developer
13 3 (2.48%) Digital Developer
13 3 (2.48%) Full Stack Developer
13 3 (2.48%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (2.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 3 (2.48%) NetApp Engineer
13 3 (2.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (35.54%) Node.js
2 32 (26.45%) HTML
3 24 (19.83%) CSS
4 19 (15.70%) Web Services
5 17 (14.05%) REST
6 14 (11.57%) ActiveMQ
6 14 (11.57%) Apache CXF
7 13 (10.74%) Apache Camel
7 13 (10.74%) JMS
8 10 (8.26%) .NET
8 10 (8.26%) XML
9 9 (7.44%) J2EE
10 8 (6.61%) RESTful
11 7 (5.79%) JSON
11 7 (5.79%) Servlets
12 5 (4.13%) XSLT
13 4 (3.31%) Flash
14 3 (2.48%) Middleware
14 3 (2.48%) Play Framework
14 3 (2.48%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) iSeries
1 8 (6.61%) Mainframe
2 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.13%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.31%) Cloud Native
4 4 (3.31%) Clustering
5 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) STB
7 1 (0.83%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 40 (33.06%) Unix
2 29 (23.97%) Windows
3 21 (17.36%) Mac OS X
4 9 (7.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.96%) Solaris
6 4 (3.31%) Mac OS
6 4 (3.31%) Windows Server
6 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.48%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (1.65%) CentOS
9 1 (0.83%) AIX
9 1 (0.83%) Android
9 1 (0.83%) Android TV
9 1 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.83%) SUSE
9 1 (0.83%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (70.25%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (60.33%) DevOps
3 59 (48.76%) Continuous Integration
4 51 (42.15%) Configuration Management
5 31 (25.62%) Open Source
6 27 (22.31%) Test Automation
7 26 (21.49%) Web Development
8 23 (19.01%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (17.36%) TDD
10 18 (14.88%) Web Operations
11 14 (11.57%) Migration
12 12 (9.92%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (9.92%) Web Design
13 11 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
14 9 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (6.61%) Service Design
16 7 (5.79%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 6 (4.96%) Continuous Deployment
17 6 (4.96%) Mentoring
17 6 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.45%) Java
2 41 (33.88%) Bash Shell
3 35 (28.93%) Python
4 31 (25.62%) Ruby
5 29 (23.97%) JavaScript
6 14 (11.57%) Java 8
6 14 (11.57%) SQL
7 10 (8.26%) PowerShell
7 10 (8.26%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.13%) C#
9 3 (2.48%) Perl
9 3 (2.48%) Scala
10 2 (1.65%) C
10 2 (1.65%) ES6
10 2 (1.65%) Go
10 2 (1.65%) XPath
11 1 (0.83%) C++
11 1 (0.83%) PHP
11 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (19.01%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.57%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.31%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.48%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.65%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.65%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (18.18%) Docker
2 18 (14.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.09%) Xen
4 6 (4.96%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.48%) NFS
5 3 (2.48%) SRDF
5 3 (2.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (23.14%) Puppet
2 26 (21.49%) Ansible
3 11 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.09%) Terraform
4 7 (5.79%) NetBackup
4 7 (5.79%) Salt
5 5 (4.13%) SCCM
6 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.31%) VMware
3 22 (18.18%) Google
4 21 (17.36%) NetApp
5 18 (14.88%) EMC
6 17 (14.05%) Cisco
7 11 (9.09%) Oracle
8 10 (8.26%) IBM
9 5 (4.13%) Veritas
10 3 (2.48%) MuleSoft
10 3 (2.48%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.48%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.65%) Cloudera
11 2 (1.65%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (1.65%) Pega
11 2 (1.65%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.83%) F5
12 1 (0.83%) HP
12 1 (0.83%) Splunk
12 1 (0.83%) TOWER Software