Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 17 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 318 236 391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.17% 8.25% 9.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 42.68% 44.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 156 295
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +24.64%
10th Percentile £313 £334 £325
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £442
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.81% +29.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.25 £39.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.96% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -11.39% -6.51% +19.01%

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 583 553 878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.82% 19.34% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 326 590
West Yorkshire median daily rate £403 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +1.82% +26.92%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £281
90th Percentile £542 £538 £565
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £401
% change year-on-year - -0.12% +23.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 39 34
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +7.53% -23.14%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.34 £8.50
90th Percentile £30.25 £20.90 £16.93
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.19
% change year-on-year +16.00% -5.20% +5.48%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018. 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 0 277 £425 -5.56% 56
Bradford -13 10 £375 -18.92% 5
Pudsey +2 7 £525 +61.54% 1
Wakefield 0 5 £350 -22.22% 3
Huddersfield - 3 £375 - 3
Halifax +4 2 £455 +1.00%
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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.

1 132 (41.51%) Puppet
2 126 (39.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 121 (38.05%) Java
4 110 (34.59%) Git (software)
5 109 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (29.56%) Red Hat
7 93 (29.25%) Docker
8 91 (28.62%) Jenkins
9 86 (27.04%) DevOps
10 85 (26.73%) Python
11 73 (22.96%) JavaScript
12 69 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
13 64 (20.13%) Open Source
14 63 (19.81%) Test Automation
15 59 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
16 58 (18.24%) Windows
17 56 (17.61%) TDD
18 55 (17.30%) Bash Shell
19 54 (16.98%) Ansible
20 53 (16.67%) Configuration Management
21 52 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
22 51 (16.04%) Microservices
22 51 (16.04%) REST
23 48 (15.09%) BDD
24 47 (14.78%) Cucumber
24 47 (14.78%) NoSQL
24 47 (14.78%) MySQL
25 42 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
26 40 (12.58%) VMware
26 40 (12.58%) Software Engineering

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 28 (8.81%) Confluence
2 26 (8.18%) Apache
3 24 (7.55%) Tomcat
4 21 (6.60%) nginx
5 13 (4.09%) WebSphere
6 10 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (3.14%) WordPress
7 8 (2.52%) IIS
7 8 (2.52%) Jetty
7 8 (2.52%) Mongrel
8 6 (1.89%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.26%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.94%) JBoss
10 3 (0.94%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.63%) SAS
11 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 69 (21.70%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (8.81%) Slack
3 24 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (3.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (3.14%) Rackspace Cloud
6 8 (2.52%) Amazon S3
6 8 (2.52%) Google App Engine
6 8 (2.52%) Serverless
7 7 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.89%) Force.com
8 6 (1.89%) IaaS
8 6 (1.89%) PaaS
8 6 (1.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 5 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.57%) GitHub
10 4 (1.26%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.94%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.12%) Firewall
2 28 (8.81%) HTTP
3 18 (5.66%) SSL
3 18 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 16 (5.03%) DNS
5 14 (4.40%) SAN
6 13 (4.09%) DHCP
7 10 (3.14%) IPsec
8 9 (2.83%) FTP
9 8 (2.52%) NAS
10 6 (1.89%) Network Security
10 6 (1.89%) VPN
11 5 (1.57%) Internet
11 5 (1.57%) LAN
11 5 (1.57%) SMS
11 5 (1.57%) WAN
12 4 (1.26%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.94%) MPLS
14 2 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.78%) MySQL
1 47 (14.78%) NoSQL
2 42 (13.21%) PostgreSQL
3 37 (11.64%) MongoDB
4 23 (7.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 22 (6.92%) Big Data
6 20 (6.29%) Relational Database
7 17 (5.35%) Hadoop
7 17 (5.35%) SQL Server
8 16 (5.03%) Apache Hive
9 9 (2.83%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.57%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.94%) Redis
12 2 (0.63%) HBase
12 2 (0.63%) Riak
13 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 110 (34.59%) Git (software)
2 91 (28.62%) Jenkins
3 47 (14.78%) Cucumber
4 31 (9.75%) JIRA
5 28 (8.81%) JUnit
6 24 (7.55%) Selenium
7 20 (6.29%) Jasmine
8 13 (4.09%) Artifactory
8 13 (4.09%) WebDriver
9 9 (2.83%) Subversion
10 8 (2.52%) HP UFT
10 8 (2.52%) IntelliJ
10 8 (2.52%) Travis CI
11 7 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.89%) Maven
12 6 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (1.57%) SonarQube
14 4 (1.26%) Eclipse
14 4 (1.26%) Gatling
14 4 (1.26%) Metasploit
General
1 23 (7.23%) Finance
2 11 (3.46%) Banking
3 8 (2.52%) Marketing
4 6 (1.89%) Games
5 5 (1.57%) Local Government
6 4 (1.26%) Retail
7 3 (0.94%) Back Office
7 3 (0.94%) Publishing
8 2 (0.63%) Electronics
8 2 (0.63%) Law
8 2 (0.63%) Online Betting
8 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.31%) Military
9 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 73 (22.96%) Developer
2 68 (21.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 35 (11.01%) Linux Engineer
4 26 (8.18%) Java Developer
5 25 (7.86%) Software Engineer
6 23 (7.23%) Systems Engineer
7 20 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (5.97%) Java Engineer
9 18 (5.66%) Administrator
9 18 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (5.03%) Platform Engineer
11 14 (4.40%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (4.09%) Test Engineer
13 12 (3.77%) Test Automation Engineer
14 11 (3.46%) Architect
14 11 (3.46%) Python Developer
15 10 (3.14%) Java Software Engineer
15 10 (3.14%) Linux Administrator
15 10 (3.14%) Windows Engineer
16 9 (2.83%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (16.04%) REST
2 37 (11.64%) HTML
3 34 (10.69%) Node.js
4 27 (8.49%) Web Services
5 26 (8.18%) Spring
6 24 (7.55%) CSS
6 24 (7.55%) Kafka
6 24 (7.55%) XML
7 21 (6.60%) ActiveMQ
8 19 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
9 17 (5.35%) JSON
9 17 (5.35%) Spring Boot
10 16 (5.03%) HTML5
11 15 (4.72%) SOAP
12 13 (4.09%) Spring Batch
12 13 (4.09%) Spring Security
13 12 (3.77%) J2EE
13 12 (3.77%) Servlets
14 11 (3.46%) PySpark
15 10 (3.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.77%) Clustering
2 12 (3.77%) User Experience
3 9 (2.83%) Public Cloud
4 8 (2.52%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.52%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.20%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.57%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.94%) iPad
9 3 (0.94%) iPhone
9 3 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.63%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.63%) NHS
10 2 (0.63%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 126 (39.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 58 (18.24%) Windows
3 35 (11.01%) Unix
4 26 (8.18%) CentOS
5 19 (5.97%) Windows Server
6 12 (3.77%) AIX
7 10 (3.14%) Android
7 10 (3.14%) HPUX
8 9 (2.83%) Solaris
9 8 (2.52%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.20%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.94%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.94%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.94%) SUSE
12 3 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.63%) Debian
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.63%) zOS
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (27.04%) DevOps
3 64 (20.13%) Open Source
4 63 (19.81%) Test Automation
5 59 (18.55%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (17.61%) TDD
7 53 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 51 (16.04%) Microservices
9 48 (15.09%) BDD
10 40 (12.58%) Software Engineering
11 37 (11.64%) Mentoring
12 35 (11.01%) Deployment Automation
12 35 (11.01%) Scrum
13 25 (7.86%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (7.55%) Coaching
14 24 (7.55%) Kanban
15 23 (7.23%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (6.92%) API Testing
17 21 (6.60%) SFIA
18 19 (5.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 121 (38.05%) Java
2 85 (26.73%) Python
3 73 (22.96%) JavaScript
4 55 (17.30%) Bash Shell
5 39 (12.26%) SQL
6 37 (11.64%) Shell Script
7 27 (8.49%) Ruby
8 24 (7.55%) PHP
9 16 (5.03%) Perl
10 14 (4.40%) C#
11 11 (3.46%) Scala
12 10 (3.14%) PowerShell
13 9 (2.83%) Groovy
14 6 (1.89%) Apex Code
14 6 (1.89%) C++
14 6 (1.89%) SOQL
15 4 (1.26%) C
15 4 (1.26%) Go
15 4 (1.26%) Haskell
16 3 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (9.12%) Security Cleared
2 18 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (2.83%) BC Cleared
5 8 (2.52%) CISSP
6 7 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.89%) CCNA
7 6 (1.89%) Degree
8 5 (1.57%) CISMP
9 4 (1.26%) CCNP
10 2 (0.63%) CCA
10 2 (0.63%) CCIP
10 2 (0.63%) CCSA
10 2 (0.63%) CCSE
10 2 (0.63%) CCSP
10 2 (0.63%) CEH
10 2 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.63%) MCITP
10 2 (0.63%) MCSE
10 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.14%) SLA
2 6 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 6 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 93 (29.25%) Docker
2 35 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.09%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.52%) Xen
5 7 (2.20%) KVM
6 6 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.89%) VMware Server
7 5 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.94%) Varnish
10 2 (0.63%) Firmware
10 2 (0.63%) HDFS
10 2 (0.63%) NFS
10 2 (0.63%) XenApp
10 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.63%) XenServer
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.31%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 132 (41.51%) Puppet
2 54 (16.98%) Ansible
3 52 (16.35%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (11.32%) Terraform
5 20 (6.29%) Grafana
6 17 (5.35%) Rancher
7 13 (4.09%) Graylog
8 8 (2.52%) OpenView
8 8 (2.52%) Salt
9 6 (1.89%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (1.89%) Tivoli
9 6 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (1.57%) Kibana
10 5 (1.57%) Nagios
11 4 (1.26%) CSIRT
11 4 (1.26%) Nessus
11 4 (1.26%) Nmap
11 4 (1.26%) SCCM
12 3 (0.94%) Graphite
12 3 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (29.56%) Red Hat
2 40 (12.58%) VMware
3 39 (12.26%) Oracle
4 36 (11.32%) Microsoft
5 35 (11.01%) Splunk
6 21 (6.60%) HP
7 17 (5.35%) Google
8 13 (4.09%) IBM
9 11 (3.46%) CA
10 10 (3.14%) Cisco
10 10 (3.14%) Rackspace
11 8 (2.52%) F5
12 7 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (1.57%) Dell
14 4 (1.26%) SolarWinds
15 3 (0.94%) Adobe
15 3 (0.94%) Brocade
15 3 (0.94%) Capita
15 3 (0.94%) Hitachi
16 2 (0.63%) Fortinet