Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 13 December 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 13 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 409 353 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.19% 7.92% 8.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.50% 41.05% 42.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 282 346
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £464 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.36% +3.06% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £336 £313
90th Percentile £575 £638 £570
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -24.32% +36.03%
10th Percentile £39.38 £18.20 £42.13
90th Percentile £46.13 £45.00 £49.38
England median hourly rate £44.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.54% +2.50% +6.67%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,010 860 1,074
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.23% 19.30% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 547 677
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £131 £195
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 65 89
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -10.22% +15.84%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.81 £10.00
90th Percentile £36.20 £20.60 £33.95
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Linux in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Linux in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
West Yorkshire +2 282 £430 -9.47% 86
South Yorkshire -6 88 £425 -20.56% 34
North Yorkshire +15 23 £388 -22.50% 15
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 156 (38.14%) DevOps
2 126 (30.81%) Java
3 124 (30.32%) Puppet
4 122 (29.83%) Amazon AWS
5 119 (29.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 118 (28.85%) Windows
7 111 (27.14%) Jenkins
8 110 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
9 101 (24.69%) Git (software)
10 98 (23.96%) Unix
10 98 (23.96%) Docker
11 95 (23.23%) Python
12 92 (22.49%) JavaScript
13 83 (20.29%) Test Automation
13 83 (20.29%) Bash Shell
14 81 (19.80%) SQL
15 80 (19.56%) VMware
16 79 (19.32%) Configuration Management
17 71 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
18 69 (16.87%) Microservices
19 68 (16.63%) MongoDB
20 65 (15.89%) MySQL
21 64 (15.65%) Ansible
22 63 (15.40%) Terraform
22 63 (15.40%) JIRA
23 60 (14.67%) Red Hat
24 58 (14.18%) Oracle
25 54 (13.20%) Opscode Chef
26 51 (12.47%) Problem-Solving
27 50 (12.22%) Software Engineering

Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 49 (11.98%) Confluence
2 19 (4.65%) nginx
2 19 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 19 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 14 (3.42%) Apache
4 10 (2.44%) Apache ServiceMix
5 8 (1.96%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.96%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.22%) Jetty
7 5 (1.22%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.98%) IIS
8 4 (0.98%) JBoss
8 4 (0.98%) Mongrel
9 3 (0.73%) CloudStack
9 3 (0.73%) CMS
9 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.73%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Magento
1 2 (0.49%) OpenCart
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 122 (29.83%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (11.25%) Amazon EC2
3 40 (9.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (8.56%) Slack
5 33 (8.07%) Amazon S3
6 29 (7.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 28 (6.85%) Route 53
7 28 (6.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 27 (6.60%) IaaS
8 27 (6.60%) PaaS
9 19 (4.65%) Serverless
10 17 (4.16%) SaaS
11 15 (3.67%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (3.67%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (3.42%) Amazon ELB
13 13 (3.18%) AWS Lambda
14 12 (2.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 11 (2.69%) GitHub
16 9 (2.20%) Office 365
17 8 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.49%) HTTP
2 45 (11.00%) TCP/IP
3 42 (10.27%) DNS
4 41 (10.02%) Firewall
5 35 (8.56%) SAN
6 22 (5.38%) NAS
7 20 (4.89%) SSL
8 14 (3.42%) VPN
9 13 (3.18%) DHCP
10 11 (2.69%) ICMP
11 10 (2.44%) IPsec
12 9 (2.20%) FTP
13 8 (1.96%) LAN
13 8 (1.96%) SSH
14 6 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (1.47%) WAN
15 5 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (1.22%) Internet
15 5 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (0.98%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (16.63%) MongoDB
2 65 (15.89%) MySQL
3 49 (11.98%) NoSQL
4 41 (10.02%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (4.40%) Hadoop
8 16 (3.91%) Big Data
8 16 (3.91%) SQL Server
9 15 (3.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 11 (2.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
12 7 (1.71%) Redis
13 6 (1.47%) Neo4j
14 5 (1.22%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.22%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.98%) DB2
16 3 (0.73%) Apache Hive
16 3 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 111 (27.14%) Jenkins
2 101 (24.69%) Git (software)
3 63 (15.40%) JIRA
4 39 (9.54%) Cucumber
5 28 (6.85%) GitLab
6 27 (6.60%) Selenium
7 25 (6.11%) SonarQube
8 15 (3.67%) Maven
8 15 (3.67%) WebDriver
9 14 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (3.18%) Travis CI
11 12 (2.93%) JUnit
11 12 (2.93%) Subversion
12 10 (2.44%) IntelliJ
13 9 (2.20%) Gatling
13 9 (2.20%) Mockito
14 5 (1.22%) Ant
14 5 (1.22%) Artifactory
15 4 (0.98%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.98%) JMeter
General
1 32 (7.82%) Finance
2 22 (5.38%) Banking
3 8 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.47%) Games
4 6 (1.47%) Retail
5 4 (0.98%) Electronics
5 4 (0.98%) Marketing
6 3 (0.73%) Back Office
6 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.73%) Law
7 2 (0.49%) Automotive
7 2 (0.49%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (25.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 74 (18.09%) Developer
3 32 (7.82%) Administrator
4 30 (7.33%) Software Engineer
5 27 (6.60%) Java Developer
6 26 (6.36%) AWS Engineer
6 26 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
7 23 (5.62%) AWS DevOps
8 20 (4.89%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 18 (4.40%) Architect
10 17 (4.16%) Analyst
11 16 (3.91%) Embedded Engineer
12 15 (3.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 15 (3.67%) Platform Engineer
13 13 (3.18%) Consultant
13 13 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (3.18%) Systems Engineer
14 12 (2.93%) Cloud Engineer
15 11 (2.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (2.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.98%) REST
2 42 (10.27%) Node.js
3 30 (7.33%) HTML
4 26 (6.36%) XML
5 25 (6.11%) JSON
6 24 (5.87%) Web Services
7 22 (5.38%) CSS
8 20 (4.89%) Elastic Stack
9 19 (4.65%) Middleware
10 14 (3.42%) .NET
11 13 (3.18%) J2EE
12 12 (2.93%) ActiveMQ
13 11 (2.69%) Apache CXF
14 10 (2.44%) Apache Camel
14 10 (2.44%) JMS
15 9 (2.20%) Kafka
15 9 (2.20%) RESTful
16 8 (1.96%) Play Framework
16 8 (1.96%) Servlets
16 8 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.60%) Public Cloud
2 24 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.62%) Clustering
4 17 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.67%) Mainframe
6 13 (3.18%) Private Cloud
7 12 (2.93%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.69%) iSeries
9 7 (1.71%) Cloud Native
10 5 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.22%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.98%) CMDB
11 4 (0.98%) MPEG
11 4 (0.98%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.49%) SCADA
13 2 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 119 (29.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 118 (28.85%) Windows
3 98 (23.96%) Unix
4 36 (8.80%) Windows Server
5 32 (7.82%) CentOS
6 22 (5.38%) AIX
7 19 (4.65%) Solaris
8 16 (3.91%) Embedded Linux
9 14 (3.42%) Android
10 11 (2.69%) Ubuntu
11 10 (2.44%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.96%) HPUX
13 5 (1.22%) Windows 10
13 5 (1.22%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.73%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.73%) SUSE
15 3 (0.73%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (38.14%) DevOps
2 110 (26.89%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (20.29%) Test Automation
4 79 (19.32%) Configuration Management
5 71 (17.36%) Continuous Integration
6 69 (16.87%) Microservices
7 51 (12.47%) Problem-Solving
8 50 (12.22%) Software Engineering
9 45 (11.00%) BDD
9 45 (11.00%) TDD
10 44 (10.76%) Mentoring
10 44 (10.76%) Open Source
11 39 (9.54%) Coaching
12 30 (7.33%) Migration
13 28 (6.85%) SDLC
14 27 (6.60%) Continuous Delivery
15 25 (6.11%) Load Balancing
16 19 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 19 (4.65%) Test Scripting
17 18 (4.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 126 (30.81%) Java
2 95 (23.23%) Python
3 92 (22.49%) JavaScript
4 83 (20.29%) Bash Shell
5 81 (19.80%) SQL
6 42 (10.27%) Perl
7 38 (9.29%) Ruby
7 38 (9.29%) Shell Script
8 24 (5.87%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.91%) C#
10 15 (3.67%) C++
10 15 (3.67%) PHP
11 13 (3.18%) C
11 13 (3.18%) Scala
12 12 (2.93%) Java 8
13 11 (2.69%) Groovy
14 9 (2.20%) Go
15 6 (1.47%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.98%) Haskell
17 3 (0.73%) Korn
Qualifications
1 40 (9.78%) SC Cleared
1 40 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.44%) Degree
3 5 (1.22%) CISSP
4 4 (0.98%) AWS Certification
4 4 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.98%) CCNP
4 4 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.73%) CCNA
5 3 (0.73%) CCSA
5 3 (0.73%) CCSE
5 3 (0.73%) IBM AIX Certification
6 2 (0.49%) CCA
6 2 (0.49%) CEH
6 2 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.49%) MCITP
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.22%) QA
2 5 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 98 (23.96%) Docker
2 46 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.31%) Active Directory
4 15 (3.67%) Xen
5 12 (2.93%) Virtual Servers
6 8 (1.96%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.22%) NFS
7 5 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.22%) XenServer
8 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.98%) SRDF
8 4 (0.98%) vSphere
9 3 (0.73%) XenApp
10 2 (0.49%) Firmware
10 2 (0.49%) Varnish
10 2 (0.49%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 124 (30.32%) Puppet
2 64 (15.65%) Ansible
3 63 (15.40%) Terraform
4 54 (13.20%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (7.09%) Kubernetes
6 25 (6.11%) Grafana
7 18 (4.40%) Packer
8 17 (4.16%) NetBackup
8 17 (4.16%) SCCM
9 16 (3.91%) Rancher
10 15 (3.67%) Prometheus
11 11 (2.69%) Salt
12 8 (1.96%) Kibana
12 8 (1.96%) WSUS
13 5 (1.22%) Control-M
14 4 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
14 4 (0.98%) Graphite
14 4 (0.98%) Tivoli
15 3 (0.73%) Consul
15 3 (0.73%) QRadar
Vendors
1 80 (19.56%) VMware
2 60 (14.67%) Red Hat
3 58 (14.18%) Oracle
4 49 (11.98%) Microsoft
5 37 (9.05%) Cisco
6 36 (8.80%) Google
7 29 (7.09%) IBM
8 25 (6.11%) NetApp
9 20 (4.89%) EMC
10 13 (3.18%) Black Duck
11 12 (2.93%) Splunk
12 11 (2.69%) Atlassian
12 11 (2.69%) HP
12 11 (2.69%) Veritas
13 10 (2.44%) F5
14 6 (1.47%) Brocade
14 6 (1.47%) CyberArk
14 6 (1.47%) SaltStack
14 6 (1.47%) ServiceNow
15 5 (1.22%) Axway