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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Linux
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 12 14 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Linux 128 173 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.38% 9.02% 10.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 42.38% 45.05% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 127 118
Median daily rate £440 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £625 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Median hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.88 £43.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -9.59% +19.44%  

Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 302 384 380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.14% 20.03% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 235 212
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +23.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 43
Median hourly rate £11.25 £12.30 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.53% -26.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.68 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 110 £425 -5.55% 39
Bradford +8 11 £400 +18.51% 7
Wakefield - 4 £450 - 1
Halifax -1 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Linux
Yorkshire

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 123 (46.59%) Python
2 111 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (36.74%) Java
4 88 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 80 (30.30%) Jenkins
6 78 (29.55%) DevOps
6 78 (29.55%) Puppet
6 78 (29.55%) HTML
7 74 (28.03%) Windows
8 71 (26.89%) Git (software)
8 71 (26.89%) Opscode Chef
9 69 (26.14%) Ruby
10 67 (25.38%) Unix
11 60 (22.73%) CSS
12 56 (21.21%) Open Source
13 55 (20.83%) MySQL
13 55 (20.83%) Configuration Management
14 54 (20.45%) MongoDB
15 53 (20.08%) PostgreSQL
16 51 (19.32%) Red Hat
17 48 (18.18%) Relational Database
18 47 (17.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 47 (17.80%) HTTP
19 45 (17.05%) Scrum
19 45 (17.05%) Scala
20 44 (16.67%) SQL
21 41 (15.53%) Splunk
21 41 (15.53%) JIRA
22 40 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
22 40 (15.15%) Amazon AWS

Linux
Top Related 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 36 (13.64%) Apache
2 33 (12.50%) Confluence
3 12 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 12 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.79%) IIS
5 9 (3.41%) OpenStack
5 9 (3.41%) SAS
6 7 (2.65%) Apache Pig
7 6 (2.27%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.27%) WebSphere
8 5 (1.89%) IBM Domino
9 4 (1.52%) CloudStack
9 4 (1.52%) nginx
9 4 (1.52%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.14%) CMS
10 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.76%) WordPress
12 1 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (1.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 40 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (2.65%) IaaS
4 5 (1.89%) GitHub
4 5 (1.89%) Loggly
4 5 (1.89%) Slack
4 5 (1.89%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) PaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Route 53
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.80%) HTTP
2 28 (10.61%) DNS
2 28 (10.61%) TCP/IP
3 24 (9.09%) LDAP
4 21 (7.95%) SMTP
5 18 (6.82%) SNMP
6 12 (4.55%) Firewall
7 11 (4.17%) OpenLDAP
8 10 (3.79%) Internet
9 9 (3.41%) SAN
10 6 (2.27%) LAN
10 6 (2.27%) WAN
11 5 (1.89%) DHCP
11 5 (1.89%) Kerberos
11 5 (1.89%) Network Security
12 4 (1.52%) AMQP
12 4 (1.52%) FTP
13 3 (1.14%) HTTPS
13 3 (1.14%) SSL
13 3 (1.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (20.83%) MySQL
2 54 (20.45%) MongoDB
3 53 (20.08%) PostgreSQL
4 48 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 24 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 24 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 23 (8.71%) Hadoop
7 21 (7.95%) SQL Server
8 20 (7.58%) Redis
9 13 (4.92%) HBase
10 10 (3.79%) Oracle Database
11 9 (3.41%) Big Data
12 8 (3.03%) Apache Hive
13 7 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (2.65%) Riak
13 7 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 80 (30.30%) Jenkins
2 71 (26.89%) Git (software)
3 41 (15.53%) JIRA
4 33 (12.50%) JUnit
5 26 (9.85%) Subversion
6 18 (6.82%) Cucumber
6 18 (6.82%) Selenium
7 17 (6.44%) Jasmine
8 11 (4.17%) JMeter
8 11 (4.17%) Maven
9 10 (3.79%) Vagrant
10 9 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (2.65%) Eclipse
11 7 (2.65%) Grunt
12 6 (2.27%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.89%) Android Studio
13 5 (1.89%) Mockito
13 5 (1.89%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.76%) SonarQube
14 2 (0.76%) Spock
General
1 27 (10.23%) Finance
2 5 (1.89%) Retail
3 4 (1.52%) Banking
3 4 (1.52%) Electronics
4 2 (0.76%) Marketing
4 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.38%) Advertising
5 1 (0.38%) Automotive
5 1 (0.38%) Back Office
5 1 (0.38%) Games
5 1 (0.38%) iGaming
5 1 (0.38%) Legal
5 1 (0.38%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 71 (26.89%) Developer
2 44 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 28 (10.61%) Administrator
4 26 (9.85%) Architect
5 22 (8.33%) Scala Developer
6 21 (7.95%) Java Developer
7 19 (7.20%) Linux Engineer
8 15 (5.68%) Software Engineer
8 15 (5.68%) Technical Architect
9 14 (5.30%) DBA
10 11 (4.17%) Python Developer
11 10 (3.79%) AWS DevOps
11 10 (3.79%) PHP Developer
12 9 (3.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 9 (3.41%) Oracle DBA
12 9 (3.41%) SAS Administrator
13 8 (3.03%) Java Engineer
13 8 (3.03%) Senior DevOps
13 8 (3.03%) Storage Specialist
13 8 (3.03%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (29.55%) HTML
2 60 (22.73%) CSS
3 38 (14.39%) HTML5
4 36 (13.64%) Spring
5 30 (11.36%) Django
5 30 (11.36%) JSON
5 30 (11.36%) RESTful
6 29 (10.98%) XML
7 28 (10.61%) Play Framework
8 26 (9.85%) Node.js
9 24 (9.09%) REST
9 24 (9.09%) Web Services
10 21 (7.95%) CSS3
11 19 (7.20%) LAMP
12 16 (6.06%) LAPP Stack
13 15 (5.68%) Spring MVC
14 13 (4.92%) Ajax
14 13 (4.92%) Guice
14 13 (4.92%) Ruby on Rails
15 12 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.41%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.41%) NHS
2 9 (3.41%) Replication
3 8 (3.03%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.65%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.65%) iSeries
4 7 (2.65%) Social Media
4 7 (2.65%) User Experience
5 6 (2.27%) Clustering
6 5 (1.89%) Tandem
7 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.76%) PKI
9 2 (0.76%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.76%) RIA
9 2 (0.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (0.38%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 74 (28.03%) Windows
2 67 (25.38%) Unix
3 47 (17.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 33 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (8.71%) Ubuntu
6 19 (7.20%) Windows Server
7 17 (6.44%) Mac OS X
8 10 (3.79%) Android
8 10 (3.79%) Solaris
8 10 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (3.03%) CentOS
10 7 (2.65%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (1.89%) CoreOS
11 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.52%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.14%) SUSE
14 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.76%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (29.55%) DevOps
3 56 (21.21%) Open Source
4 55 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 45 (17.05%) Scrum
6 40 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (13.26%) Software Engineering
8 27 (10.23%) Kanban
8 27 (10.23%) Mentoring
9 26 (9.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 26 (9.85%) Web Development
10 25 (9.47%) Web Design
11 23 (8.71%) Automated Testing
12 21 (7.95%) ITIL
13 18 (6.82%) MVC
13 18 (6.82%) TDD
14 16 (6.06%) Continuous Deployment
15 15 (5.68%) Load Balancing
15 15 (5.68%) SDLC
15 15 (5.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 123 (46.59%) Python
2 97 (36.74%) Java
3 88 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 69 (26.14%) Ruby
5 45 (17.05%) Scala
6 44 (16.67%) SQL
7 35 (13.26%) PHP
8 24 (9.09%) Bash Shell
9 17 (6.44%) Shell Script
10 15 (5.68%) C#
11 8 (3.03%) C++
11 8 (3.03%) Go
11 8 (3.03%) Perl
12 6 (2.27%) C
13 5 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.52%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (3.79%) Degree
3 8 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (3.03%) MCSE
3 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.89%) SAS Certification
4 5 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.52%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.76%) CCA
6 2 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.76%) OCP
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.38%) CISA
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.38%) CISM
7 1 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 6 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.89%) SLA
3 3 (1.14%) QA
4 2 (0.76%) FATCA
4 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 38 (14.39%) Docker
2 20 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 13 (4.92%) HDFS
3 13 (4.92%) vSphere
4 5 (1.89%) VirtualBox
4 5 (1.89%) VMware Server
5 4 (1.52%) XenServer
6 3 (1.14%) vCloud
6 3 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.14%) Xen
7 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.76%) VMware GSX
7 2 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.38%) NFS
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 78 (29.55%) Puppet
2 71 (26.89%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (12.50%) Ansible
4 23 (8.71%) Nagios
5 17 (6.44%) Salt
6 10 (3.79%) Kubernetes
7 8 (3.03%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (2.27%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.89%) Cobbler
9 5 (1.89%) SCCM
9 5 (1.89%) SCOM
9 5 (1.89%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.14%) Data Guard
10 3 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (1.14%) vRealize
11 2 (0.76%) Grafana
11 2 (0.76%) Mesos
11 2 (0.76%) Rancher
12 1 (0.38%) Graphite
12 1 (0.38%) RANCID
Vendors
1 51 (19.32%) Red Hat
2 41 (15.53%) Splunk
3 38 (14.39%) VMware
4 25 (9.47%) Google
5 23 (8.71%) Microsoft
5 23 (8.71%) Oracle
6 14 (5.30%) SaltStack
7 12 (4.55%) Cisco
8 10 (3.79%) Rackspace
9 8 (3.03%) Citrix
10 7 (2.65%) Avaya
11 6 (2.27%) EMC
11 6 (2.27%) Hortonworks
12 5 (1.89%) New Relic
12 5 (1.89%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.89%) Zend
13 4 (1.52%) HP
13 4 (1.52%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.14%) NetApp
14 3 (1.14%) Symantec
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