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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -12 +4  
Contract jobs citing Linux 103 222 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.17% 10.82% 9.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.55% 46.15% 43.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 168 121
Median daily rate £430 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £555 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £39.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 254 481 435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 17.69% 23.44% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 331 249
Median daily rate £388 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 32
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 -15 83 £430 - 45
Bradford +14 6 £475 +97.91% 6
Wakefield - 3 £550 - 2
Pudsey - 1 £400 -
Linux
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 108 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (40.99%) Python
3 82 (36.94%) Java
4 76 (34.23%) Git (software)
5 73 (32.88%) Test Automation
6 63 (28.38%) Configuration Management
7 62 (27.93%) Open Source
7 62 (27.93%) Jenkins
8 60 (27.03%) Ruby
9 58 (26.13%) DevOps
9 58 (26.13%) Scala
10 57 (25.68%) JavaScript
11 56 (25.23%) HTML
12 52 (23.42%) CSS
12 52 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (22.97%) Unix
14 50 (22.52%) HTTP
14 50 (22.52%) JIRA
14 50 (22.52%) Puppet
15 46 (20.72%) Confluence
15 46 (20.72%) Opscode Chef
15 46 (20.72%) Relational Database
16 45 (20.27%) Windows
17 44 (19.82%) Spring
18 42 (18.92%) MySQL
19 38 (17.12%) SQL
19 38 (17.12%) Scrum
19 38 (17.12%) Play Framework
19 38 (17.12%) MongoDB
20 37 (16.67%) HTML5

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 46 (20.72%) Confluence
2 17 (7.66%) Apache
3 9 (4.05%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.25%) IBM Domino
5 5 (2.25%) nginx
5 5 (2.25%) SAS
6 4 (1.80%) IIS
6 4 (1.80%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.35%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.35%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.90%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.90%) WordPress
9 1 (0.45%) JBoss
9 1 (0.45%) Liferay
9 1 (0.45%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (6.31%) Slack
3 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.25%) GitHub
5 4 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.80%) IaaS
6 3 (1.35%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.90%) Route 53
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.45%) Loggly
8 1 (0.45%) PaaS
8 1 (0.45%) SaaS
8 1 (0.45%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (22.52%) HTTP
2 8 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.70%) Firewall
4 5 (2.25%) SAN
5 4 (1.80%) DNS
5 4 (1.80%) Internet
5 4 (1.80%) WAN
6 3 (1.35%) LAN
6 3 (1.35%) LDAP
6 3 (1.35%) SSL
6 3 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.90%) Broadband
7 2 (0.90%) DHCP
7 2 (0.90%) FTP
7 2 (0.90%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.90%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.90%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.90%) SMTP
7 2 (0.90%) Telnet
8 1 (0.45%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.72%) Relational Database
2 42 (18.92%) MySQL
3 38 (17.12%) MongoDB
4 28 (12.61%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (10.81%) NoSQL
6 18 (8.11%) SQL Server
7 15 (6.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (4.05%) Hadoop
9 8 (3.60%) Redis
10 5 (2.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.25%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.80%) Riak
12 3 (1.35%) Big Data
12 3 (1.35%) HBase
12 3 (1.35%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 76 (34.23%) Git (software)
2 62 (27.93%) Jenkins
3 50 (22.52%) JIRA
4 36 (16.22%) Subversion
5 34 (15.32%) JUnit
6 19 (8.56%) Cucumber
7 10 (4.50%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.70%) Eclipse
8 6 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (2.70%) Selenium
9 5 (2.25%) Maven
9 5 (2.25%) PHPUnit
9 5 (2.25%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.35%) Android Studio
10 3 (1.35%) GitLab
10 3 (1.35%) Grunt
10 3 (1.35%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.35%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.90%) JMeter
11 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (11.71%) Finance
2 5 (2.25%) Retail
3 4 (1.80%) Banking
4 3 (1.35%) Electronics
4 3 (1.35%) Games
4 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.45%) Law
5 1 (0.45%) Marketing
5 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 91 (40.99%) Developer
2 45 (20.27%) Scala Developer
3 43 (19.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (14.41%) Java Developer
5 25 (11.26%) Java Scala Developer
6 21 (9.46%) Linux Engineer
7 16 (7.21%) Software Engineer
8 12 (5.41%) PHP Developer
8 12 (5.41%) Python Developer
9 11 (4.95%) Administrator
10 9 (4.05%) Architect
10 9 (4.05%) WebOps Engineer
11 8 (3.60%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (3.15%) AWS Engineer
12 7 (3.15%) Cloud Engineer
12 7 (3.15%) DBA
12 7 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.15%) Java Engineer
12 7 (3.15%) Java Software Engineer
12 7 (3.15%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (25.23%) HTML
2 52 (23.42%) CSS
3 44 (19.82%) Spring
4 38 (17.12%) Play Framework
5 37 (16.67%) HTML5
5 37 (16.67%) REST
6 35 (15.77%) JSON
7 32 (14.41%) RESTful
8 31 (13.96%) Django
9 29 (13.06%) Spring MVC
10 28 (12.61%) CSS3
11 24 (10.81%) Ajax
11 24 (10.81%) Guice
11 24 (10.81%) Ruby on Rails
12 20 (9.01%) Node.js
13 13 (5.86%) .NET
13 13 (5.86%) LAMP
14 12 (5.41%) Web Services
15 10 (4.50%) XML
16 9 (4.05%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.15%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.15%) iSeries
3 6 (2.70%) User Experience
4 4 (1.80%) Clustering
4 4 (1.80%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.35%) Replication
6 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.90%) NHS
6 2 (0.90%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.45%) BYOD
7 1 (0.45%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.45%) Social Media
7 1 (0.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 51 (22.97%) Unix
2 45 (20.27%) Windows
3 32 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (6.76%) Solaris
5 12 (5.41%) Mac OS X
5 12 (5.41%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.05%) CentOS
7 7 (3.15%) AIX
7 7 (3.15%) Ubuntu
8 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.80%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (1.80%) SUSE
10 3 (1.35%) Android
10 3 (1.35%) VMS
10 3 (1.35%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.90%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.45%) HPUX
12 1 (0.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (32.88%) Test Automation
3 63 (28.38%) Configuration Management
4 62 (27.93%) Open Source
5 58 (26.13%) DevOps
6 52 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (17.12%) Scrum
8 35 (15.77%) MVC
9 34 (15.32%) Responsive Web Design
9 34 (15.32%) Web Design
10 31 (13.96%) Software Engineering
11 29 (13.06%) TDD
12 24 (10.81%) Web Development
13 23 (10.36%) OWASP
13 23 (10.36%) SDLC
14 21 (9.46%) Microservices
15 18 (8.11%) ITIL
16 16 (7.21%) High Availability
17 13 (5.86%) Mentoring
18 12 (5.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 91 (40.99%) Python
2 82 (36.94%) Java
3 60 (27.03%) Ruby
4 58 (26.13%) Scala
5 57 (25.68%) JavaScript
6 38 (17.12%) SQL
7 25 (11.26%) C#
8 22 (9.91%) Bash Shell
9 21 (9.46%) PHP
10 11 (4.95%) Shell Script
11 8 (3.60%) C++
12 7 (3.15%) C
12 7 (3.15%) Go
13 3 (1.35%) Perl
14 2 (0.90%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.45%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.45%) Korn
15 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.45%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (3.60%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.25%) Degree
4 3 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.35%) MCSE
4 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.35%) SAS Certification
5 2 (0.90%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.45%) CCDP
6 1 (0.45%) CCNP
6 1 (0.45%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.45%) CISM
6 1 (0.45%) CISSP
6 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.25%) SLA
2 4 (1.80%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.80%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (14.86%) Docker
2 14 (6.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.15%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.25%) vSphere
5 4 (1.80%) KVM
6 3 (1.35%) HDFS
6 3 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.45%) RACF
8 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (22.52%) Puppet
2 46 (20.72%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (9.91%) Ansible
4 12 (5.41%) Salt
5 11 (4.95%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.25%) Cobbler
6 5 (2.25%) Nagios
6 5 (2.25%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.80%) Rancher
7 4 (1.80%) SCCM
8 3 (1.35%) Graphite
8 3 (1.35%) Mesos
8 3 (1.35%) Terraform
9 2 (0.90%) Grafana
9 2 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.90%) Packer
10 1 (0.45%) Icinga
10 1 (0.45%) Opsview
10 1 (0.45%) SCOM
10 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 31 (13.96%) Google
3 25 (11.26%) VMware
4 17 (7.66%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.66%) Oracle
5 13 (5.86%) HP
6 10 (4.50%) Cisco
7 8 (3.60%) IBM
7 8 (3.60%) Splunk
8 7 (3.15%) Avaya
8 7 (3.15%) Zend
9 6 (2.70%) Citrix
9 6 (2.70%) Rackspace
9 6 (2.70%) SaltStack
10 5 (2.25%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.25%) Sun
11 4 (1.80%) EMC
11 4 (1.80%) NetApp
11 4 (1.80%) SolarWinds
12 3 (1.35%) New Relic
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Xiros Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 8 days ago