Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 17 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 276 241 329
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.09% 8.07% 9.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.67% 41.99% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 203 245
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £329 £358 £292
90th Percentile £575 £638 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £438
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £30.74 - £42.50
10th Percentile £19.75 - £41.25
90th Percentile £43.66 - £43.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year +21.43% -24.32% +36.03%

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 632 574 741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.52% 19.21% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 358 463
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £211 £195 £226
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 46 29
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +1.96%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.81 £8.72
90th Percentile £23.08 £21.38 £24.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.33 £13.00 £14.49
% change year-on-year +10.25% -10.28% +15.92%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -3 212 £450 -5.26% 58
Bradford -12 8 £394 +31.25% 6
Wakefield +3 6 £325 - 1
Huddersfield -7 3 £375 +20.00%
Pudsey 0 2 £525 +31.25%
Halifax - 2 £455 -
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 100 (36.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 97 (35.14%) DevOps
3 93 (33.70%) Java
4 91 (32.97%) Puppet
5 85 (30.80%) Amazon AWS
6 83 (30.07%) Jenkins
7 81 (29.35%) Git (software)
8 79 (28.62%) Docker
9 73 (26.45%) Python
10 67 (24.28%) Test Automation
11 66 (23.91%) Windows
11 66 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
12 61 (22.10%) JavaScript
13 57 (20.65%) Microservices
14 53 (19.20%) Red Hat
14 53 (19.20%) Configuration Management
14 53 (19.20%) MongoDB
15 52 (18.84%) MySQL
16 50 (18.12%) Unix
16 50 (18.12%) SQL
16 50 (18.12%) Bash Shell
16 50 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (16.30%) BDD
18 44 (15.94%) Cucumber
18 44 (15.94%) JIRA
18 44 (15.94%) Software Engineering
18 44 (15.94%) Terraform
19 43 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
20 39 (14.13%) Open Source
20 39 (14.13%) NoSQL

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 38 (13.77%) Confluence
2 11 (3.99%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.62%) nginx
4 8 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.90%) WebSphere
5 5 (1.81%) Apache
5 5 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.45%) JBoss
6 4 (1.45%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.09%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.72%) CICS
8 2 (0.72%) CMS
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.72%) Tuxedo
8 2 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Magento
1 2 (0.72%) OpenCart
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 85 (30.80%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (12.68%) Amazon EC2
3 30 (10.87%) Slack
4 28 (10.14%) Amazon S3
5 27 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (9.42%) Route 53
6 26 (9.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 18 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (5.07%) Amazon ELB
9 13 (4.71%) Amazon SQS
9 13 (4.71%) PaaS
10 12 (4.35%) Serverless
11 11 (3.99%) IaaS
12 10 (3.62%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (3.62%) SaaS
13 9 (3.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 9 (3.26%) Office 365
14 6 (2.17%) Google Analytics
15 5 (1.81%) GitHub
15 5 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.96%) Firewall
2 32 (11.59%) HTTP
3 31 (11.23%) TCP/IP
4 24 (8.70%) DNS
5 12 (4.35%) SAN
5 12 (4.35%) SSL
5 12 (4.35%) VPN
6 9 (3.26%) ICMP
7 8 (2.90%) DHCP
7 8 (2.90%) NAS
8 4 (1.45%) Internet
8 4 (1.45%) SSH
8 4 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.09%) DLNA
9 3 (1.09%) IPsec
9 3 (1.09%) LAN
9 3 (1.09%) Network Security
9 3 (1.09%) UPnP
10 2 (0.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.20%) MongoDB
2 52 (18.84%) MySQL
3 39 (14.13%) NoSQL
4 31 (11.23%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
6 13 (4.71%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
8 10 (3.62%) SQL Server
9 9 (3.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (3.26%) Big Data
9 9 (3.26%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.90%) Amazon Aurora
11 6 (2.17%) Redis
12 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (1.09%) Apache Hive
13 3 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.09%) Neo4j
13 3 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (1.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 83 (30.07%) Jenkins
2 81 (29.35%) Git (software)
3 44 (15.94%) Cucumber
3 44 (15.94%) JIRA
4 27 (9.78%) Selenium
5 24 (8.70%) GitLab
6 19 (6.88%) SonarQube
7 13 (4.71%) WebDriver
8 12 (4.35%) IntelliJ
8 12 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (3.62%) Gatling
10 8 (2.90%) JUnit
11 6 (2.17%) Ant
11 6 (2.17%) Maven
12 5 (1.81%) Mockito
13 4 (1.45%) Android Studio
13 4 (1.45%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.45%) JMeter
13 4 (1.45%) Subversion
13 4 (1.45%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (6.16%) Finance
2 9 (3.26%) Banking
3 7 (2.54%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.54%) Retail
4 5 (1.81%) Marketing
5 3 (1.09%) Back Office
5 3 (1.09%) Electronics
5 3 (1.09%) Games
6 2 (0.72%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (25.72%) DevOps Engineer
2 52 (18.84%) Developer
3 27 (9.78%) Software Engineer
4 20 (7.25%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (6.16%) Administrator
6 16 (5.80%) Linux Engineer
7 15 (5.43%) AWS DevOps
8 14 (5.07%) Analyst
8 14 (5.07%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 14 (5.07%) Platform Engineer
9 13 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (4.71%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) Java Engineer
10 12 (4.35%) Test Engineer
11 10 (3.62%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.62%) Test Automation Engineer
12 9 (3.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.68%) Node.js
2 29 (10.51%) REST
3 20 (7.25%) Elastic Stack
4 17 (6.16%) JSON
5 14 (5.07%) XML
6 13 (4.71%) CSS
6 13 (4.71%) Web Services
7 10 (3.62%) HTML
7 10 (3.62%) Kafka
8 8 (2.90%) Middleware
9 7 (2.54%) .NET
9 7 (2.54%) Gherkin
9 7 (2.54%) Spring
10 6 (2.17%) Play Framework
10 6 (2.17%) Servlets
11 5 (1.81%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.81%) J2EE
11 5 (1.81%) RabbitMQ
11 5 (1.81%) SOAP
12 4 (1.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.16%) Public Cloud
2 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.71%) Clustering
4 9 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.90%) Private Cloud
6 7 (2.54%) Data Centre
7 6 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.45%) CMDB
8 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.09%) MPEG
10 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.72%) SCADA
11 1 (0.36%) DataPower
11 1 (0.36%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.36%) RIA
11 1 (0.36%) User Experience
11 1 (0.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 100 (36.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 66 (23.91%) Windows
3 50 (18.12%) Unix
4 30 (10.87%) CentOS
5 27 (9.78%) Windows Server
6 12 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (3.26%) AIX
7 9 (3.26%) Android
8 8 (2.90%) Solaris
8 8 (2.90%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.81%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.81%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.45%) HPUX
10 4 (1.45%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.09%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.09%) zOS
12 2 (0.72%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.72%) SUSE
12 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (35.14%) DevOps
2 67 (24.28%) Test Automation
3 66 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (20.65%) Microservices
5 53 (19.20%) Configuration Management
6 50 (18.12%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (16.30%) BDD
8 44 (15.94%) Software Engineering
9 39 (14.13%) Open Source
10 36 (13.04%) TDD
11 31 (11.23%) Mentoring
12 29 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (10.14%) Coaching
14 26 (9.42%) SDLC
15 17 (6.16%) API Testing
15 17 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 16 (5.80%) E-Commerce
17 15 (5.43%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (5.43%) Deployment Automation
17 15 (5.43%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 93 (33.70%) Java
2 73 (26.45%) Python
3 61 (22.10%) JavaScript
4 50 (18.12%) Bash Shell
4 50 (18.12%) SQL
5 28 (10.14%) Ruby
6 27 (9.78%) Shell Script
7 26 (9.42%) Perl
8 18 (6.52%) C#
9 13 (4.71%) PHP
10 12 (4.35%) C++
10 12 (4.35%) Groovy
10 12 (4.35%) Scala
11 11 (3.99%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.90%) C
12 8 (2.90%) Go
13 6 (2.17%) Haskell
14 3 (1.09%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.09%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 21 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.17%) Degree
4 5 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.45%) CCNA
5 4 (1.45%) CISSP
6 3 (1.09%) CCNP
7 2 (0.72%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.72%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.72%) CCA
7 2 (0.72%) CCSA
7 2 (0.72%) CCSE
7 2 (0.72%) CEH
7 2 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.72%) MCITP
7 2 (0.72%) MCP
7 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.54%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.81%) QA
3 4 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.09%) SLA
5 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 79 (28.62%) Docker
2 24 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 22 (7.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.81%) Xen
5 5 (1.81%) XenServer
6 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.09%) Firmware
7 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.09%) vSphere
7 3 (1.09%) XenApp
8 2 (0.72%) HDFS
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.72%) Varnish
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.36%) NFS
9 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 91 (32.97%) Puppet
2 44 (15.94%) Terraform
3 43 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (12.32%) Ansible
5 27 (9.78%) Grafana
5 27 (9.78%) Kubernetes
6 18 (6.52%) Packer
7 16 (5.80%) Rancher
8 15 (5.43%) Prometheus
9 9 (3.26%) Salt
10 8 (2.90%) Kibana
11 5 (1.81%) Control-M
11 5 (1.81%) Graphite
11 5 (1.81%) SCCM
11 5 (1.81%) Tivoli
12 3 (1.09%) Cobbler
12 3 (1.09%) Consul
12 3 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (1.09%) WSUS
13 2 (0.72%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 53 (19.20%) Red Hat
2 39 (14.13%) VMware
3 37 (13.41%) Microsoft
4 29 (10.51%) Oracle
5 15 (5.43%) IBM
6 14 (5.07%) Cisco
6 14 (5.07%) Google
7 13 (4.71%) Black Duck
8 10 (3.62%) Atlassian
8 10 (3.62%) Splunk
9 8 (2.90%) F5
10 7 (2.54%) HP
11 5 (1.81%) Adobe
11 5 (1.81%) Axway
11 5 (1.81%) CyberArk
11 5 (1.81%) IBM Sterling
12 4 (1.45%) CA
12 4 (1.45%) ServiceNow
13 3 (1.09%) Citrix
13 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com