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 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
England / Yorkshire
Rank 11 11 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs citing Linux 223 291 238
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.32% 10.33% 9.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.05% 45.90% 43.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 219 151
Median daily rate £445 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £325 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.32% +19.01%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 495 634 543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 22.92% 22.51% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 407 300
Median daily rate £413 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 39 71
Median hourly rate £12.51 £13.91 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.06% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.50 £35.00
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
West Yorkshire +2 128 £440 -2.22% 54
South Yorkshire 0 85 £450 +12.50% 8
North Yorkshire -1 3 £413 +17.85% 7
Linux
England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Linux.

1 190 (43.58%) Java
1 190 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (42.20%) Python
3 153 (35.09%) Unix
4 151 (34.63%) Git (software)
5 147 (33.72%) DevOps
6 137 (31.42%) JavaScript
7 129 (29.59%) Ruby
8 122 (27.98%) HTML
9 119 (27.29%) CSS
10 117 (26.83%) Puppet
11 108 (24.77%) Configuration Management
12 107 (24.54%) Jenkins
13 96 (22.02%) Opscode Chef
14 91 (20.87%) Windows
15 90 (20.64%) HTTP
16 85 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
16 85 (19.50%) Relational Database
17 75 (17.20%) Web Development
18 74 (16.97%) Red Hat
19 72 (16.51%) PostgreSQL
19 72 (16.51%) TDD
20 70 (16.06%) Mac OS X
20 70 (16.06%) Open Source
21 68 (15.60%) Mentoring
22 66 (15.14%) Docker
22 66 (15.14%) MongoDB
22 66 (15.14%) MySQL
23 62 (14.22%) SQL
23 62 (14.22%) Web Services

Linux
Top Related 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 39 (8.94%) Apache
2 37 (8.49%) Confluence
3 20 (4.59%) Tomcat
4 15 (3.44%) OpenStack
5 13 (2.98%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.75%) Apache Spark
7 11 (2.52%) IIS
8 10 (2.29%) SAS
9 9 (2.06%) nginx
10 8 (1.83%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.61%) Apache Pig
11 7 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (1.15%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.92%) CloudStack
13 4 (0.92%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.69%) Apache ServiceMix
14 3 (0.69%) CMS
14 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 3 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) HipChat
2 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (13.99%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.42%) GitHub
3 23 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (2.29%) IaaS
5 7 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.15%) Loggly
6 5 (1.15%) Slack
6 5 (1.15%) Sumo Logic
7 4 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.69%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.23%) PaaS
10 1 (0.23%) Route 53
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (20.64%) HTTP
2 52 (11.93%) TCP/IP
3 34 (7.80%) DNS
4 28 (6.42%) LDAP
5 21 (4.82%) SMTP
6 18 (4.13%) Firewall
6 18 (4.13%) SNMP
7 17 (3.90%) SAN
8 16 (3.67%) SSL
9 11 (2.52%) Internet
9 11 (2.52%) OpenLDAP
10 8 (1.83%) NAS
11 7 (1.61%) LAN
11 7 (1.61%) WAN
12 6 (1.38%) DHCP
13 5 (1.15%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.15%) Network Security
14 4 (0.92%) AMQP
14 4 (0.92%) FTP
15 3 (0.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.50%) Relational Database
2 72 (16.51%) PostgreSQL
3 66 (15.14%) MongoDB
3 66 (15.14%) MySQL
4 31 (7.11%) Redis
5 28 (6.42%) NoSQL
6 25 (5.73%) Hadoop
7 24 (5.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 23 (5.28%) SQL Server
9 15 (3.44%) HBase
10 13 (2.98%) Oracle Database
11 11 (2.52%) Big Data
12 9 (2.06%) Apache Hive
12 9 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.61%) Riak
13 7 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (1.15%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.92%) DB2
Development Applications
1 151 (34.63%) Git (software)
2 107 (24.54%) Jenkins
3 48 (11.01%) JIRA
4 36 (8.26%) Subversion
5 35 (8.03%) JUnit
6 21 (4.82%) Selenium
7 20 (4.59%) Cucumber
8 17 (3.90%) Jasmine
9 15 (3.44%) Maven
10 11 (2.52%) JMeter
10 11 (2.52%) TeamCity
10 11 (2.52%) Vagrant
11 10 (2.29%) Octopus Deploy
12 8 (1.83%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.83%) Mockito
13 7 (1.61%) Grunt
14 6 (1.38%) Bitbucket
15 5 (1.15%) Android Studio
15 5 (1.15%) Gradle
15 5 (1.15%) Spock
General
1 52 (11.93%) Finance
2 14 (3.21%) Banking
3 7 (1.61%) Electronics
4 5 (1.15%) Marketing
4 5 (1.15%) Retail
4 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.46%) Advertising
6 2 (0.46%) Games
7 1 (0.23%) Automotive
7 1 (0.23%) Back Office
7 1 (0.23%) iGaming
7 1 (0.23%) Legal
7 1 (0.23%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 146 (33.49%) Developer
2 81 (18.58%) DevOps Engineer
3 71 (16.28%) Java Developer
4 40 (9.17%) Administrator
5 29 (6.65%) Architect
6 25 (5.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 25 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
7 23 (5.28%) Scala Developer
8 19 (4.36%) Software Engineer
9 18 (4.13%) DBA
10 15 (3.44%) Python Developer
10 15 (3.44%) Technical Architect
11 12 (2.75%) Java Engineer
11 12 (2.75%) Platform Engineer
12 11 (2.52%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
12 11 (2.52%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (2.52%) Linux Administrator
12 11 (2.52%) Oracle DBA
13 10 (2.29%) HTML Developer
13 10 (2.29%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (27.98%) HTML
2 119 (27.29%) CSS
3 62 (14.22%) Web Services
4 43 (9.86%) REST
5 42 (9.63%) Spring
6 40 (9.17%) HTML5
7 37 (8.49%) Node.js
8 34 (7.80%) JSON
8 34 (7.80%) XML
9 33 (7.57%) RESTful
10 30 (6.88%) Django
11 28 (6.42%) Play Framework
12 22 (5.05%) CSS3
13 21 (4.82%) LAMP
14 16 (3.67%) LAPP Stack
14 16 (3.67%) Spring MVC
15 13 (2.98%) Ajax
15 13 (2.98%) Guice
15 13 (2.98%) jQuery
15 13 (2.98%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.34%) User Experience
2 23 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.67%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.44%) Replication
5 9 (2.06%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.06%) NHS
6 8 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.83%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.83%) iSeries
7 7 (1.61%) Clustering
7 7 (1.61%) Social Media
8 5 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.15%) Tandem
9 4 (0.92%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.92%) Symmetrix
10 3 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.69%) STB
11 2 (0.46%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.46%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 153 (35.09%) Unix
2 91 (20.87%) Windows
3 70 (16.06%) Mac OS X
4 62 (14.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 34 (7.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (6.42%) Solaris
7 24 (5.50%) Ubuntu
8 22 (5.05%) Windows Server
9 19 (4.36%) SUSE
10 16 (3.67%) CoreOS
11 15 (3.44%) CentOS
12 13 (2.98%) AIX
13 11 (2.52%) Android
13 11 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (2.06%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (1.38%) RancherOS
15 6 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (0.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.92%) VMS
16 4 (0.92%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (33.72%) DevOps
3 108 (24.77%) Configuration Management
4 85 (19.50%) Continuous Integration
5 75 (17.20%) Web Development
6 72 (16.51%) TDD
7 70 (16.06%) Open Source
8 68 (15.60%) Mentoring
9 49 (11.24%) Scrum
10 46 (10.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 46 (10.55%) Web Design
11 43 (9.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 41 (9.40%) Automated Testing
13 39 (8.94%) Software Engineering
14 38 (8.72%) BDD
15 37 (8.49%) Line Management
16 34 (7.80%) Visualisation
17 28 (6.42%) Kanban
18 26 (5.96%) ITIL
19 25 (5.73%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 190 (43.58%) Java
2 184 (42.20%) Python
3 137 (31.42%) JavaScript
4 129 (29.59%) Ruby
5 62 (14.22%) SQL
6 49 (11.24%) Bash Shell
6 49 (11.24%) Scala
7 38 (8.72%) PHP
8 24 (5.50%) Shell Script
9 16 (3.67%) Go
9 16 (3.67%) Perl
10 15 (3.44%) C#
11 11 (2.52%) C++
12 7 (1.61%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.38%) C
14 5 (1.15%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.92%) Korn
16 2 (0.46%) Clojure
16 2 (0.46%) Groovy
17 1 (0.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (7.34%) Security Cleared
2 17 (3.90%) Degree
3 11 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (2.06%) MCSE
5 9 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.83%) BC Cleared
7 5 (1.15%) SAS Certification
7 5 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.92%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.46%) CCA
9 2 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.46%) OCP
9 2 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.23%) CISA
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.23%) CISM
10 1 (0.23%) CISSP
10 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.15%) QA
3 5 (1.15%) SLA
4 3 (0.69%) FATCA
5 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) SDET
System Software
1 66 (15.14%) Docker
2 26 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.21%) HDFS
3 14 (3.21%) vSphere
4 11 (2.52%) etcd
4 11 (2.52%) flannel
5 8 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.61%) GlusterFS
6 7 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (1.38%) NFS
8 5 (1.15%) SRDF
8 5 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (1.15%) VirtualBox
8 5 (1.15%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.92%) Veritas File System
9 4 (0.92%) Xen
9 4 (0.92%) XenServer
10 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 117 (26.83%) Puppet
2 96 (22.02%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (12.61%) Ansible
4 30 (6.88%) Salt
5 28 (6.42%) Kubernetes
6 24 (5.50%) Nagios
7 12 (2.75%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 11 (2.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 9 (2.06%) Cobbler
9 9 (2.06%) Hadoop YARN
10 8 (1.83%) Mesos
10 8 (1.83%) Rancher
10 8 (1.83%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.61%) logstash
12 6 (1.38%) Consul
12 6 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (1.38%) Marathon
12 6 (1.38%) NetBackup
13 5 (1.15%) SCCM
13 5 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 74 (16.97%) Red Hat
2 51 (11.70%) VMware
3 45 (10.32%) Splunk
4 35 (8.03%) Oracle
5 29 (6.65%) Microsoft
6 26 (5.96%) Google
7 15 (3.44%) SaltStack
8 14 (3.21%) Cisco
8 14 (3.21%) EMC
8 14 (3.21%) IBM
9 10 (2.29%) Rackspace
10 9 (2.06%) Citrix
10 9 (2.06%) HP
11 8 (1.83%) NetApp
12 7 (1.61%) Avaya
12 7 (1.61%) Hortonworks
12 7 (1.61%) Veritas
13 6 (1.38%) New Relic
14 5 (1.15%) Palo Alto
14 5 (1.15%) Zend
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