Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 14 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Contract jobs citing Linux 241 327 436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.98% 9.18% 9.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.84% 44.67% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 243 337
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £358 £291 £300
90th Percentile £638 £550 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £411
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.38% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year -24.32% +36.03% -9.33%

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 576 732 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.08% 20.54% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 457 570
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £192 £231 £195
90th Percentile £538 £550 £523
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 100
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +1.96% +6.25%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.72 £8.96
90th Percentile £21.30 £24.00 £22.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -3.85%

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 20 November 2017.

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
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 20 November 2017. 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 -3 213 £475 +10.47% 40
Pudsey +3 5 £400 -11.01%
Bradford +9 4 £300 -17.81% 5
Huddersfield - 2 £313 - 1
Wakefield -4 1 - -
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 104 (43.15%) Git (software)
2 95 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (38.17%) DevOps
4 91 (37.76%) Python
5 82 (34.02%) Jenkins
6 77 (31.95%) Puppet
7 75 (31.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 73 (30.29%) Java
9 72 (29.88%) Configuration Management
10 64 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (25.31%) Open Source
12 60 (24.90%) Bash Shell
13 58 (24.07%) JIRA
14 57 (23.65%) Ruby
15 54 (22.41%) Docker
16 53 (21.99%) Microservices
17 51 (21.16%) Confluence
18 47 (19.50%) Software Engineering
19 44 (18.26%) Opscode Chef
20 43 (17.84%) MongoDB
20 43 (17.84%) Windows
21 42 (17.43%) Red Hat
22 41 (17.01%) MySQL
22 41 (17.01%) Test Automation
22 41 (17.01%) Ansible
23 39 (16.18%) JavaScript
24 38 (15.77%) Unix
24 38 (15.77%) Shell Script
25 37 (15.35%) HTTP
26 36 (14.94%) JSON

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 51 (21.16%) Confluence
2 20 (8.30%) nginx
3 18 (7.47%) OpenStack
4 17 (7.05%) Apache Spark
5 9 (3.73%) SAS
6 6 (2.49%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (2.07%) Apache
7 5 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.24%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.24%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.83%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.41%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.41%) SAP EP
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (13.28%) Slack
2 31 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (7.47%) GitHub
4 9 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (2.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.66%) Heroku
7 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.83%) IaaS
7 2 (0.83%) Office 365
7 2 (0.83%) PaaS
7 2 (0.83%) SaaS
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.41%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (15.35%) HTTP
2 16 (6.64%) Firewall
3 15 (6.22%) WAN
4 14 (5.81%) VPN
5 13 (5.39%) LAN
6 11 (4.56%) DNS
7 9 (3.73%) SSH
8 5 (2.07%) SSL
9 4 (1.66%) SAN
9 4 (1.66%) SMS
10 3 (1.24%) LDAP
11 2 (0.83%) Broadband
11 2 (0.83%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.83%) MQTT
11 2 (0.83%) Network Security
12 1 (0.41%) DMVPN
12 1 (0.41%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.41%) HSRP
12 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.84%) MongoDB
2 41 (17.01%) MySQL
3 28 (11.62%) NoSQL
4 23 (9.54%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (8.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (8.71%) Big Data
6 19 (7.88%) Hadoop
6 19 (7.88%) Relational Database
7 18 (7.47%) Apache Hive
8 17 (7.05%) Sqoop
9 15 (6.22%) HBase
9 15 (6.22%) Impala
10 10 (4.15%) SQL Server
11 7 (2.90%) SAS Visual Analytics
12 4 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.66%) Redis
13 3 (1.24%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
15 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 104 (43.15%) Git (software)
2 82 (34.02%) Jenkins
3 58 (24.07%) JIRA
4 30 (12.45%) JUnit
5 17 (7.05%) Cucumber
6 16 (6.64%) Jasmine
6 16 (6.64%) SonarQube
7 15 (6.22%) Subversion
8 10 (4.15%) IntelliJ
9 8 (3.32%) Vagrant
10 6 (2.49%) Chocolatey
11 5 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.66%) LoadRunner
13 3 (1.24%) Maven
14 2 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.83%) ClearCase
14 2 (0.83%) ClearQuest
14 2 (0.83%) PHPUnit
14 2 (0.83%) Travis CI
General
1 15 (6.22%) Finance
2 9 (3.73%) Marketing
3 8 (3.32%) Banking
3 8 (3.32%) Games
4 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.66%) Electronics
5 4 (1.66%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.66%) Retail
6 2 (0.83%) Local Government
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (35.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 62 (25.73%) Developer
3 40 (16.60%) Linux Engineer
4 28 (11.62%) Scala Developer
5 26 (10.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 25 (10.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 20 (8.30%) Administrator
8 19 (7.88%) Java Developer
8 19 (7.88%) Software Engineer
9 16 (6.64%) Senior DevOps
10 15 (6.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 11 (4.56%) Java Engineer
11 11 (4.56%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (4.15%) Architect
12 10 (4.15%) Java Scala Developer
12 10 (4.15%) Platform Engineer
13 9 (3.73%) AWS Engineer
13 9 (3.73%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (3.32%) Linux Administrator
14 8 (3.32%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.94%) JSON
2 34 (14.11%) REST
3 32 (13.28%) Node.js
4 28 (11.62%) CSS
5 27 (11.20%) Play Framework
6 22 (9.13%) HTML
7 21 (8.71%) Spring
8 19 (7.88%) Kafka
9 16 (6.64%) HTML5
10 15 (6.22%) CSS3
10 15 (6.22%) Django
10 15 (6.22%) RESTful
10 15 (6.22%) Ruby on Rails
10 15 (6.22%) Spark Streaming
11 14 (5.81%) Ajax
11 14 (5.81%) Guice
11 14 (5.81%) Sensu
12 13 (5.39%) XML
13 12 (4.98%) Spring MVC
14 7 (2.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.13%) Clustering
2 8 (3.32%) Public Cloud
3 7 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.24%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.83%) DataPower
6 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.83%) PKI
6 2 (0.83%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.83%) User Experience
7 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.41%) HACMP
7 1 (0.41%) iPad
7 1 (0.41%) iPhone
7 1 (0.41%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.41%) STB
Operating Systems
1 75 (31.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 43 (17.84%) Windows
3 38 (15.77%) Unix
4 17 (7.05%) CentOS
5 13 (5.39%) AIX
6 12 (4.98%) Windows Server
7 9 (3.73%) Solaris
8 7 (2.90%) Ubuntu
9 6 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (2.07%) HPUX
11 3 (1.24%) Android
11 3 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (38.17%) DevOps
3 72 (29.88%) Configuration Management
4 64 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
5 61 (25.31%) Open Source
6 53 (21.99%) Microservices
7 47 (19.50%) Software Engineering
8 41 (17.01%) Test Automation
9 36 (14.94%) Scrum
10 34 (14.11%) Mentoring
11 31 (12.86%) Coaching
12 29 (12.03%) TDD
13 28 (11.62%) Continuous Delivery
14 24 (9.96%) SFIA
15 22 (9.13%) Analytics
16 20 (8.30%) Load Balancing
16 20 (8.30%) MVC
17 19 (7.88%) SDLC
18 17 (7.05%) MapReduce
19 16 (6.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 91 (37.76%) Python
2 73 (30.29%) Java
3 60 (24.90%) Bash Shell
4 57 (23.65%) Ruby
5 39 (16.18%) JavaScript
6 38 (15.77%) Shell Script
7 32 (13.28%) Scala
7 32 (13.28%) SQL
8 29 (12.03%) PHP
9 15 (6.22%) Perl
10 11 (4.56%) C#
11 6 (2.49%) Go
11 6 (2.49%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.07%) C++
13 4 (1.66%) C
13 4 (1.66%) Elixir
13 4 (1.66%) Erlang
14 3 (1.24%) ES6
15 2 (0.83%) Jython
15 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (6.64%) Security Cleared
2 13 (5.39%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.24%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.83%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.83%) CCDP
6 2 (0.83%) CCNP
6 2 (0.83%) Chartered Engineer
6 2 (0.83%) CISM
6 2 (0.83%) CISSP
6 2 (0.83%) Degree
6 2 (0.83%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.41%) CCNA
7 1 (0.41%) MCSA
7 1 (0.41%) MCSE
7 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) OCP
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.07%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 54 (22.41%) Docker
2 15 (6.22%) Apache Flume
3 13 (5.39%) vSphere
4 11 (4.56%) Xen
5 9 (3.73%) Active Directory
6 7 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.66%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.66%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.24%) XenServer
9 2 (0.83%) HDFS
9 2 (0.83%) iptables
9 2 (0.83%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (0.41%) KVM
10 1 (0.41%) RACF
10 1 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 77 (31.95%) Puppet
2 44 (18.26%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (17.01%) Ansible
4 18 (7.47%) Prometheus
5 16 (6.64%) Terraform
6 13 (5.39%) Kubernetes
7 10 (4.15%) Graphite
8 7 (2.90%) Nagios
8 7 (2.90%) Opsview
8 7 (2.90%) Tivoli
9 6 (2.49%) Cobbler
9 6 (2.49%) Grafana
9 6 (2.49%) Rancher
9 6 (2.49%) Salt
10 4 (1.66%) Packer
11 3 (1.24%) Icinga
12 2 (0.83%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.83%) Oozie
12 2 (0.83%) SCCM
12 2 (0.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (17.43%) Red Hat
2 24 (9.96%) Splunk
2 24 (9.96%) VMware
3 22 (9.13%) Oracle
4 15 (6.22%) Microsoft
5 14 (5.81%) Google
6 13 (5.39%) IBM
7 10 (4.15%) HP
8 7 (2.90%) Cisco
9 5 (2.07%) McAfee
9 5 (2.07%) New Relic
9 5 (2.07%) SAP
10 4 (1.66%) SaltStack
11 3 (1.24%) Atlassian
11 3 (1.24%) CyberArk
11 3 (1.24%) EnterpriseDB
11 3 (1.24%) F5
11 3 (1.24%) Sun
12 2 (0.83%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.83%) Intel