Period
to 17 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 17 September 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 21 20
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 -5
Contract jobs citing Linux 219 274 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.66% 7.90% 7.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.11% 48.58% 42.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 173 171
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £462
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.60% +8.71%
10th Percentile £313 £343 £344
90th Percentile £607 £575 £638
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £28.43 £33.24 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.48% -15.84% -
10th Percentile £18.18 £20.50 £37.60
90th Percentile £40.02 £45.91 £42.20
Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £18.99 £39.00
% change year-on-year +79.09% -51.32% -7.14%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 546 564 517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.60% 16.25% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 303 298
West Yorkshire median daily rate £411 £405 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.54% -3.57% +5.00%
10th Percentile £163 £208 £211
90th Percentile £575 £563 £543
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 40
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -4.26% +12.80%
10th Percentile £10.52 £9.00 £9.34
90th Percentile £21.75 £21.02 £25.70
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.15 £12.63
% change year-on-year +6.01% +12.08% -12.81%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Linux in West Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in West Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in West Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in West Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Linux in West Yorkshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 September 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
Leeds +3 158 £500 +11.11% 51
Bradford +28 46 £325 -18.75% 8
Huddersfield +16 1 £375 -6.25% 4
Wakefield -5 1 £340 -2.86% 3
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 86 (39.27%) Java
2 72 (32.88%) DevOps
3 67 (30.59%) AWS
3 67 (30.59%) Unix
4 58 (26.48%) Docker
5 56 (25.57%) Problem-Solving
6 54 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (22.83%) Kubernetes
8 43 (19.63%) Microservices
9 41 (18.72%) Test Automation
10 40 (18.26%) Jenkins
10 40 (18.26%) Software Engineering
11 38 (17.35%) TDD
12 37 (16.89%) Azure
12 37 (16.89%) Puppet
13 36 (16.44%) Continuous Deployment
14 35 (15.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 35 (15.98%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (15.98%) Red Hat
15 34 (15.53%) MongoDB
15 34 (15.53%) Ansible
16 33 (15.07%) Python
17 32 (14.61%) C
17 32 (14.61%) C++
17 32 (14.61%) Mac OS X
17 32 (14.61%) Opscode Chef
18 30 (13.70%) Terraform
19 29 (13.24%) Android
20 28 (12.79%) Multithreading
20 28 (12.79%) Git (software)

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 22 (10.05%) Apache Spark
2 12 (5.48%) OpenStack
3 9 (4.11%) Apache
4 6 (2.74%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.74%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.28%) nginx
6 4 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.37%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.91%) IIS
8 2 (0.91%) JBoss
8 2 (0.91%) Jetty
8 2 (0.91%) Mongrel
8 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.46%) Confluence
9 1 (0.46%) Jupyter
Applications
1 2 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 67 (30.59%) AWS
2 37 (16.89%) Azure
3 13 (5.94%) GCP
4 10 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (4.11%) Amazon EMR
6 8 (3.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (2.74%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.74%) GitHub
7 6 (2.74%) OpenShift
7 6 (2.74%) Route 53
8 5 (2.28%) Amazon ECS
8 5 (2.28%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (1.37%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (1.37%) Office 365
9 3 (1.37%) Serverless
10 2 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.46%) Datadog
11 1 (0.46%) IaaS
11 1 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.68%) HTTP
1 19 (8.68%) TCP/IP
2 17 (7.76%) NAS
3 15 (6.85%) DNS
4 14 (6.39%) SSL
5 12 (5.48%) SAN
6 11 (5.02%) DHCP
7 10 (4.57%) FTP
7 10 (4.57%) VSAN
8 9 (4.11%) IPsec
9 6 (2.74%) Firewall
10 4 (1.83%) SSH
10 4 (1.83%) VPN
10 4 (1.83%) WAN
11 3 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.37%) Internet
11 3 (1.37%) LAN
11 3 (1.37%) VLAN
11 3 (1.37%) VoIP
11 3 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.53%) MongoDB
2 26 (11.87%) Big Data
2 26 (11.87%) Hadoop
3 13 (5.94%) NoSQL
4 11 (5.02%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.57%) MySQL
6 9 (4.11%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.65%) Apache Hive
7 8 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.28%) BigQuery
9 5 (2.28%) HBase
9 5 (2.28%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (2.28%) SQL Server
10 4 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (18.26%) Jenkins
2 28 (12.79%) Git (software)
3 20 (9.13%) Mockito
4 9 (4.11%) Subversion
4 9 (4.11%) Travis CI
5 8 (3.65%) GitLab
6 6 (2.74%) SonarQube
7 5 (2.28%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.28%) Jasmine
7 5 (2.28%) Mocha
8 4 (1.83%) Grunt
8 4 (1.83%) gulp
8 4 (1.83%) JIRA
9 2 (0.91%) Ant
9 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.91%) JUnit
9 2 (0.91%) Maven
9 2 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.91%) ProC
9 2 (0.91%) Selenium
General
1 18 (8.22%) Public Sector
2 14 (6.39%) Retail
3 8 (3.65%) Games
4 6 (2.74%) Marketing
5 4 (1.83%) Billing
5 4 (1.83%) Finance
6 2 (0.91%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Law
7 1 (0.46%) Local Government
7 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (28.77%) Developer
2 48 (21.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (11.42%) Java Developer
4 20 (9.13%) Software Engineer
5 18 (8.22%) Embedded Engineer
6 17 (7.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 15 (6.85%) Administrator
7 15 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (6.39%) Linux Developer
9 13 (5.94%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (5.48%) Android Developer
10 12 (5.48%) C++ Developer
11 9 (4.11%) Data Engineer
11 9 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 9 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.65%) AWS Engineer
12 8 (3.65%) Scala Developer
12 8 (3.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.59%) ActiveMQ
2 20 (9.13%) JAX-RS
3 14 (6.39%) Node.js
4 13 (5.94%) Elastic Stack
4 13 (5.94%) HTML
5 12 (5.48%) CSS
6 10 (4.57%) Kafka
6 10 (4.57%) LDAP
7 8 (3.65%) HTML5
8 7 (3.20%) jQuery
9 6 (2.74%) J2EE
9 6 (2.74%) Sass
10 5 (2.28%) Apache Beam
10 5 (2.28%) Middleware
10 5 (2.28%) Mustache
10 5 (2.28%) REST
11 4 (1.83%) Spring
12 3 (1.37%) .NET
12 3 (1.37%) JSON
12 3 (1.37%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.02%) Data Centre
3 9 (4.11%) Clustering
4 8 (3.65%) User Experience
5 6 (2.74%) Private Cloud
6 5 (2.28%) EMC VMAX
6 5 (2.28%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.91%) Replication
9 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.46%) NHS
9 1 (0.46%) PKI
9 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) STB
Operating Systems
1 67 (30.59%) Unix
2 35 (15.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (14.61%) Mac OS X
4 29 (13.24%) Android
5 27 (12.33%) Windows
6 20 (9.13%) CentOS
6 20 (9.13%) Windows Server
7 7 (3.20%) Oracle Linux
8 5 (2.28%) Solaris
8 5 (2.28%) SUSE
9 4 (1.83%) AIX
9 4 (1.83%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (1.83%) HPUX
10 3 (1.37%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.91%) Debian
11 2 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.91%) VMS
12 1 (0.46%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (32.88%) DevOps
2 56 (25.57%) Problem-Solving
3 54 (24.66%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (19.63%) Microservices
5 41 (18.72%) Test Automation
6 40 (18.26%) Software Engineering
7 38 (17.35%) TDD
8 36 (16.44%) Continuous Deployment
9 35 (15.98%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (12.79%) Multithreading
10 28 (12.79%) Responsive Web Design
10 28 (12.79%) Web Design
11 26 (11.87%) BDD
11 26 (11.87%) Configuration Management
11 26 (11.87%) Web Development
12 24 (10.96%) Pair Programming
13 12 (5.48%) Open Source
14 11 (5.02%) Data Science
14 11 (5.02%) High Availability
15 9 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 86 (39.27%) Java
2 33 (15.07%) Python
3 32 (14.61%) C
3 32 (14.61%) C++
4 24 (10.96%) Java 8
5 18 (8.22%) SQL
6 17 (7.76%) JavaScript
7 16 (7.31%) Bash Shell
8 14 (6.39%) Ruby
9 12 (5.48%) Scala
10 7 (3.20%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.74%) PHP
12 5 (2.28%) Go
13 3 (1.37%) Perl
13 3 (1.37%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.91%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.91%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.91%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.46%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (8.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 15 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.94%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.28%) MCP
6 4 (1.83%) Degree
6 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.37%) CCA
7 3 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.37%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.37%) MCITP
7 3 (1.37%) MCSE
8 1 (0.46%) CCNP
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.46%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.28%) WCAG
3 4 (1.83%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 58 (26.48%) Docker
2 18 (8.22%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.39%) vSphere
4 13 (5.94%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.74%) NFS
5 6 (2.74%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (1.83%) XenApp
7 2 (0.91%) iptables
7 2 (0.91%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.91%) Xen
8 1 (0.46%) Firmware
8 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 50 (22.83%) Kubernetes
2 37 (16.89%) Puppet
3 34 (15.53%) Ansible
4 32 (14.61%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (13.70%) Terraform
6 16 (7.31%) Packer
7 9 (4.11%) Grafana
7 9 (4.11%) Salt
8 6 (2.74%) Prometheus
9 5 (2.28%) EMC VPLEX
9 5 (2.28%) SCCM
9 5 (2.28%) vRealize
10 4 (1.83%) Data Guard
10 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 4 (1.83%) Nagios
10 4 (1.83%) Oozie
10 4 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (1.83%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (1.83%) Rancher
11 2 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 35 (15.98%) Red Hat
2 24 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.59%) VMware
4 17 (7.76%) Oracle
5 15 (6.85%) Google
6 10 (4.57%) Cloudera
7 9 (4.11%) Citrix
7 9 (4.11%) Hortonworks
8 8 (3.65%) Cisco
9 6 (2.74%) Brocade
9 6 (2.74%) HP
9 6 (2.74%) Splunk
10 5 (2.28%) EMC
11 3 (1.37%) Black Duck
11 3 (1.37%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.37%) Dell
11 3 (1.37%) IBM
11 3 (1.37%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.91%) Meraki
12 2 (0.91%) Palo Alto