Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 17 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Linux 288 399 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.76% 8.09% 8.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.57% 41.61% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 253 262
Yorkshire median daily rate £468 £430 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.72% -4.44% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £338
90th Percentile £550 £575 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £42.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +73.47% -47.03%
10th Percentile £19.72 £21.86 £16.10
90th Percentile £40.80 £46.00 £32.90
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 833 959 852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.44% 19.46% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 545 504
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £130 £206 £155
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
England median daily rate £425 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.14 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +13.08% -14.18%
10th Percentile £9.86 £10.40 £9.37
90th Percentile £19.00 £42.20 £21.60
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 23 October 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 October 2019. 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 -5 175 £450 - 81
South Yorkshire -1 93 £498 +18.81% 18
North Yorkshire -8 4 £433 +15.33% 15
East Yorkshire - 2 £215 - 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 86 (29.86%) DevOps
2 82 (28.47%) AWS
3 81 (28.13%) Unix
4 77 (26.74%) Python
5 74 (25.69%) Java
6 71 (24.65%) Windows
7 70 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (24.31%) Ansible
8 58 (20.14%) Jenkins
8 58 (20.14%) Puppet
9 50 (17.36%) Docker
10 46 (15.97%) Bash Shell
11 45 (15.63%) Azure
12 44 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
13 43 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
14 42 (14.58%) Red Hat
15 41 (14.24%) Configuration Management
15 41 (14.24%) Git (software)
16 40 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 39 (13.54%) VMware
17 39 (13.54%) Kubernetes
18 38 (13.19%) JIRA
19 37 (12.85%) Software Engineering
20 36 (12.50%) Finance
21 35 (12.15%) Microservices
22 34 (11.81%) TCP/IP
23 33 (11.46%) MongoDB
24 32 (11.11%) Open Source
24 32 (11.11%) SQL

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 28 (9.72%) Confluence
2 22 (7.64%) Apache
3 19 (6.60%) Apache Spark
4 15 (5.21%) OpenStack
5 10 (3.47%) Jupyter
6 6 (2.08%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.74%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
8 4 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.04%) nginx
9 3 (1.04%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.69%) JBoss
10 2 (0.69%) SAS
11 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.35%) Jetty
11 1 (0.35%) Mongrel
Applications
1 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 82 (28.47%) AWS
2 45 (15.63%) Azure
3 30 (10.42%) GitHub
4 28 (9.72%) GCP
5 11 (3.82%) Office 365
6 9 (3.13%) Amazon EMR
7 8 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (1.74%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.74%) Serverless
8 5 (1.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
10 3 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.69%) Datadog
11 2 (0.69%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.69%) Route 53
12 1 (0.35%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (11.81%) TCP/IP
2 23 (7.99%) SSL
3 20 (6.94%) HTTP
4 16 (5.56%) DNS
5 15 (5.21%) NAS
6 12 (4.17%) SAN
6 12 (4.17%) VSAN
7 9 (3.13%) DHCP
8 8 (2.78%) IPsec
8 8 (2.78%) VoIP
8 8 (2.78%) WAN
8 8 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (2.43%) Bluetooth
9 7 (2.43%) Ethernet
9 7 (2.43%) LAN
9 7 (2.43%) VPN
10 6 (2.08%) Firewall
10 6 (2.08%) FTP
11 4 (1.39%) Internet
11 4 (1.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.46%) MongoDB
2 27 (9.38%) Big Data
3 21 (7.29%) Hadoop
3 21 (7.29%) MySQL
4 16 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 14 (4.86%) BigQuery
5 14 (4.86%) DB2
5 14 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.43%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.43%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.08%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.74%) Apache Hive
9 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.69%) HBase
Development Applications
1 58 (20.14%) Jenkins
2 41 (14.24%) Git (software)
3 38 (13.19%) JIRA
4 14 (4.86%) Mockito
5 13 (4.51%) Subversion
6 11 (3.82%) Gradle
7 10 (3.47%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (3.13%) Travis CI
9 7 (2.43%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.08%) ClearCase
10 6 (2.08%) ClearQuest
10 6 (2.08%) Redmine
11 4 (1.39%) Gatling
12 3 (1.04%) Ant
12 3 (1.04%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.04%) IBM UrbanCode
12 3 (1.04%) Selenium
12 3 (1.04%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.04%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 36 (12.50%) Finance
2 21 (7.29%) Public Sector
3 17 (5.90%) Retail
4 12 (4.17%) Banking
4 12 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.08%) Games
6 5 (1.74%) Marketing
7 4 (1.39%) Billing
7 4 (1.39%) Law
8 2 (0.69%) Electronics
9 1 (0.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.35%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (18.75%) Developer
2 45 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (9.38%) Software Engineer
4 26 (9.03%) Administrator
5 24 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 20 (6.94%) Consultant
7 17 (5.90%) Embedded Engineer
8 16 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 16 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 14 (4.86%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (4.17%) Python Developer
11 11 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (3.82%) Linux Consultant
12 10 (3.47%) Data Engineer
12 10 (3.47%) Lead Developer
12 10 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
13 9 (3.13%) Analyst
13 9 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 9 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.56%) JSON
1 16 (5.56%) Web Services
2 14 (4.86%) ActiveMQ
2 14 (4.86%) JAX-RS
3 11 (3.82%) jQuery
3 11 (3.82%) Node.js
3 11 (3.82%) Swagger
4 10 (3.47%) Middleware
5 9 (3.13%) NumPy
5 9 (3.13%) Pandas
5 9 (3.13%) PySpark
5 9 (3.13%) scikit-learn
6 8 (2.78%) Kafka
7 7 (2.43%) CSS
7 7 (2.43%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (2.43%) HTML
8 5 (1.74%) Apache Beam
8 5 (1.74%) LDAP
8 5 (1.74%) SOAP
8 5 (1.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.64%) Data Centre
3 12 (4.17%) Clustering
4 6 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (2.08%) EMC VMAX
5 5 (1.74%) EMC VNX
5 5 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.39%) Replication
7 3 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.04%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.04%) STB
8 2 (0.69%) Blog
8 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.69%) CMDB
8 2 (0.69%) iSeries
8 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (28.13%) Unix
2 71 (24.65%) Windows
3 40 (13.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 20 (6.94%) CentOS
5 20 (6.94%) Mac OS X
6 19 (6.60%) Android
7 16 (5.56%) Solaris
8 13 (4.51%) SUSE
9 9 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 7 (2.43%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (2.08%) HPUX
12 6 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (1.74%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.69%) AIX
14 2 (0.69%) Debian
14 2 (0.69%) VMS
14 2 (0.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (29.86%) DevOps
2 70 (24.31%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
4 41 (14.24%) Configuration Management
5 37 (12.85%) Software Engineering
6 35 (12.15%) Microservices
7 32 (11.11%) Open Source
8 31 (10.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 31 (10.76%) Test Automation
9 29 (10.07%) Web Development
10 28 (9.72%) Change Management
10 28 (9.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 22 (7.64%) Continuous Deployment
12 21 (7.29%) TDD
13 19 (6.60%) BDD
14 17 (5.90%) Multithreading
14 17 (5.90%) Pair Programming
14 17 (5.90%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (5.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 77 (26.74%) Python
2 74 (25.69%) Java
3 46 (15.97%) Bash Shell
4 32 (11.11%) SQL
5 28 (9.72%) C
5 28 (9.72%) Shell Script
6 27 (9.38%) C++
6 27 (9.38%) Ruby
7 23 (7.99%) PowerShell
8 21 (7.29%) JavaScript
9 19 (6.60%) Perl
10 17 (5.90%) Java 8
11 16 (5.56%) PHP
12 13 (4.51%) Scala
13 11 (3.82%) T-SQL
14 9 (3.13%) Go
14 9 (3.13%) R
15 7 (2.43%) AWK
15 7 (2.43%) Embedded C++
16 6 (2.08%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 20 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (4.17%) Degree
4 11 (3.82%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.74%) DBS Check
6 5 (1.74%) MCP
7 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (1.04%) CCA
8 3 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.04%) MCITP
8 3 (1.04%) MCSE
9 2 (0.69%) VCP6
10 1 (0.35%) CCDP
10 1 (0.35%) CCIE
10 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.35%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.04%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) GDPR
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (17.36%) Docker
2 22 (7.64%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.25%) vSphere
4 14 (4.86%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (3.13%) VMware NSX
6 6 (2.08%) NFS
7 5 (1.74%) XenApp
8 4 (1.39%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.69%) Firmware
9 2 (0.69%) HDFS
9 2 (0.69%) iptables
9 2 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.69%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.35%) vCloud
10 1 (0.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (24.31%) Ansible
2 58 (20.14%) Puppet
3 44 (15.28%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (13.54%) Kubernetes
5 29 (10.07%) Terraform
6 19 (6.60%) Salt
7 10 (3.47%) Packer
7 10 (3.47%) WMI
8 8 (2.78%) SCCM
9 7 (2.43%) vRealize
10 5 (1.74%) Data Guard
10 5 (1.74%) EMC VPLEX
10 5 (1.74%) Grafana
10 5 (1.74%) Nagios
11 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 4 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (1.39%) Prometheus
12 3 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
13 2 (0.69%) Oozie
Vendors
1 42 (14.58%) Red Hat
2 39 (13.54%) VMware
3 32 (11.11%) Oracle
4 27 (9.38%) Google
5 26 (9.03%) Microsoft
6 17 (5.90%) MuleSoft
7 11 (3.82%) Cloudera
7 11 (3.82%) IBM
7 11 (3.82%) SAP
7 11 (3.82%) Splunk
8 10 (3.47%) Hortonworks
8 10 (3.47%) HP
9 9 (3.13%) Cisco
10 8 (2.78%) EMC
11 7 (2.43%) Brocade
11 7 (2.43%) Citrix
11 7 (2.43%) Dell
12 6 (2.08%) McAfee
13 4 (1.39%) BMC
13 4 (1.39%) IBM Sterling