Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 -1
Contract jobs citing Linux 399 351 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.10% 8.19% 9.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.61% 41.20% 43.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 262 391
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £319 £338 £310
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 3 2 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £24.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.47% -47.03% +65.18%
10th Percentile £21.86 £16.10 £42.13
90th Percentile £46.00 £32.90 £49.38
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +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 959 852 1,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.46% 19.88% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 504 764
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £155 £207
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 63 79
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.14 £12.50 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.08% -14.18% +16.52%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.37 £10.40
90th Percentile £42.20 £21.60 £35.75
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 23 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Linux in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

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 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 0 296 £450 -5.26% 80
South Yorkshire -5 77 £419 -16.25% 37
North Yorkshire +9 18 £375 -25.00% 16
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 143 (35.84%) DevOps
2 138 (34.59%) Java
3 124 (31.08%) Puppet
4 116 (29.07%) Git (software)
5 114 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 112 (28.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 111 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (27.57%) Python
9 107 (26.82%) Windows
10 103 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
10 103 (25.81%) Docker
11 85 (21.30%) JavaScript
12 81 (20.30%) Unix
13 80 (20.05%) Test Automation
14 78 (19.55%) Bash Shell
15 73 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
16 72 (18.05%) Configuration Management
17 68 (17.04%) Terraform
18 66 (16.54%) JIRA
19 65 (16.29%) VMware
19 65 (16.29%) Red Hat
20 64 (16.04%) SQL
20 64 (16.04%) Ansible
20 64 (16.04%) Microservices
21 63 (15.79%) MySQL
22 61 (15.29%) MongoDB
23 55 (13.78%) Oracle
24 54 (13.53%) HTTP
25 52 (13.03%) Microsoft
25 52 (13.03%) Confluence

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 52 (13.03%) Confluence
2 21 (5.26%) nginx
3 19 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 18 (4.51%) Tomcat
5 16 (4.01%) Apache
6 11 (2.76%) MS Exchange
7 10 (2.51%) Apache Spark
7 10 (2.51%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.75%) Jetty
8 7 (1.75%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.50%) Apache ServiceMix
9 6 (1.50%) IIS
9 6 (1.50%) Mongrel
9 6 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.00%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.75%) JBoss
12 2 (0.50%) CICS
12 2 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.50%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Magento
1 2 (0.50%) OpenCart
1 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 103 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (8.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (8.27%) Slack
5 30 (7.52%) Amazon S3
5 30 (7.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 26 (6.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 25 (6.27%) Route 53
8 23 (5.76%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (4.76%) PaaS
10 18 (4.51%) GitHub
11 17 (4.26%) IaaS
12 13 (3.26%) Amazon ELB
12 13 (3.26%) Amazon SQS
12 13 (3.26%) Serverless
13 11 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (2.76%) SaaS
14 10 (2.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 9 (2.26%) Office 365
16 6 (1.50%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 54 (13.53%) HTTP
2 43 (10.78%) TCP/IP
3 42 (10.53%) Firewall
4 35 (8.77%) DNS
5 31 (7.77%) SAN
6 23 (5.76%) NAS
7 22 (5.51%) SSL
8 19 (4.76%) VPN
9 14 (3.51%) DHCP
10 10 (2.51%) SMS
11 9 (2.26%) ICMP
11 9 (2.26%) IPsec
12 8 (2.01%) FTP
13 7 (1.75%) Network Security
14 6 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (1.50%) Kerberos
14 6 (1.50%) LAN
14 6 (1.50%) SSH
14 6 (1.50%) WAN
15 4 (1.00%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.79%) MySQL
2 61 (15.29%) MongoDB
3 45 (11.28%) NoSQL
4 38 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (8.02%) Hadoop
6 29 (7.27%) Big Data
7 15 (3.76%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (3.76%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (3.51%) Relational Database
9 13 (3.26%) SQL Server
10 9 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (1.75%) Amazon Aurora
11 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.25%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.00%) Redis
14 3 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 116 (29.07%) Git (software)
2 114 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 66 (16.54%) JIRA
4 47 (11.78%) Cucumber
5 31 (7.77%) Selenium
6 26 (6.52%) GitLab
7 23 (5.76%) SonarQube
8 20 (5.01%) WebDriver
9 14 (3.51%) JUnit
10 12 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (3.01%) IntelliJ
10 12 (3.01%) Octopus Deploy
11 11 (2.76%) Maven
12 10 (2.51%) Travis CI
13 9 (2.26%) Gatling
13 9 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (2.01%) Bitbucket
15 7 (1.75%) Ant
15 7 (1.75%) Subversion
16 6 (1.50%) Metasploit
General
1 32 (8.02%) Finance
2 18 (4.51%) Banking
3 8 (2.01%) Retail
4 5 (1.25%) Games
4 5 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.25%) Marketing
5 3 (0.75%) Back Office
5 3 (0.75%) Electronics
5 3 (0.75%) Publishing
5 3 (0.75%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.50%) Automotive
6 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.50%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.25%) Law
7 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (22.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 80 (20.05%) Developer
3 33 (8.27%) Linux Engineer
4 25 (6.27%) Administrator
4 25 (6.27%) Software Engineer
5 22 (5.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 18 (4.51%) AWS Engineer
7 18 (4.51%) Test Engineer
8 17 (4.26%) Analyst
9 16 (4.01%) Java Engineer
9 16 (4.01%) Test Automation Engineer
10 14 (3.51%) AWS DevOps
10 14 (3.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 14 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (3.26%) Architect
11 13 (3.26%) Consultant
11 13 (3.26%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.01%) Senior DevOps
12 12 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.53%) REST
2 40 (10.03%) Node.js
3 28 (7.02%) XML
4 25 (6.27%) Web Services
5 24 (6.02%) Middleware
6 23 (5.76%) JSON
7 20 (5.01%) Elastic Stack
8 19 (4.76%) CSS
8 19 (4.76%) HTML
9 13 (3.26%) Kafka
10 12 (3.01%) .NET
10 12 (3.01%) ActiveMQ
10 12 (3.01%) J2EE
10 12 (3.01%) Servlets
11 11 (2.76%) Spring
12 10 (2.51%) Gherkin
13 8 (2.01%) PySpark
14 7 (1.75%) Apache CXF
14 7 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (1.75%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.51%) Clustering
1 22 (5.51%) Public Cloud
2 18 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.01%) Mainframe
3 12 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (2.76%) iSeries
5 9 (2.26%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.75%) Private Cloud
7 6 (1.50%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (1.50%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.50%) Replication
8 5 (1.25%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.25%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.00%) CMDB
9 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.75%) MPEG
11 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 112 (28.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 107 (26.82%) Windows
3 81 (20.30%) Unix
4 32 (8.02%) CentOS
5 29 (7.27%) Windows Server
6 21 (5.26%) Solaris
7 15 (3.76%) Android
7 15 (3.76%) Ubuntu
8 13 (3.26%) AIX
9 12 (3.01%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (2.26%) HPUX
11 5 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (1.25%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.25%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.00%) SUSE
13 3 (0.75%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (35.84%) DevOps
2 111 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (20.05%) Test Automation
4 73 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (18.05%) Configuration Management
6 64 (16.04%) Microservices
7 50 (12.53%) BDD
8 48 (12.03%) Open Source
9 46 (11.53%) TDD
10 43 (10.78%) Software Engineering
11 37 (9.27%) Mentoring
12 33 (8.27%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (7.77%) Coaching
14 29 (7.27%) Deployment Automation
15 28 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 26 (6.52%) API Testing
16 26 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
17 25 (6.27%) SDLC
18 21 (5.26%) Test Scripting
19 20 (5.01%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 138 (34.59%) Java
2 110 (27.57%) Python
3 85 (21.30%) JavaScript
4 78 (19.55%) Bash Shell
5 64 (16.04%) SQL
6 47 (11.78%) Shell Script
7 37 (9.27%) Perl
8 28 (7.02%) Ruby
9 24 (6.02%) PowerShell
10 21 (5.26%) PHP
11 20 (5.01%) C#
12 13 (3.26%) C
12 13 (3.26%) Groovy
13 12 (3.01%) C++
13 12 (3.01%) Scala
14 10 (2.51%) Go
15 8 (2.01%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.75%) Java 8
17 6 (1.50%) Haskell
18 4 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 41 (10.28%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.52%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (1.75%) BC Cleared
4 7 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.75%) CISSP
4 7 (1.75%) Degree
5 6 (1.50%) CCNA
6 5 (1.25%) CCNP
7 4 (1.00%) CEH
8 3 (0.75%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.75%) ISEB
8 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.75%) MCSE
8 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.50%) CCA
9 2 (0.50%) CCIP
9 2 (0.50%) CCSP
9 2 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.00%) QA
2 4 (1.00%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 103 (25.81%) Docker
2 49 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.02%) Active Directory
4 13 (3.26%) Xen
5 11 (2.76%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.50%) NFS
7 6 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.25%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.00%) SRDF
9 4 (1.00%) XenServer
10 3 (0.75%) Firmware
10 3 (0.75%) KVM
10 3 (0.75%) vSphere
10 3 (0.75%) XenApp
11 2 (0.50%) HDFS
11 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 124 (31.08%) Puppet
2 68 (17.04%) Terraform
3 64 (16.04%) Ansible
4 47 (11.78%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (8.52%) Kubernetes
6 28 (7.02%) Grafana
7 15 (3.76%) Packer
7 15 (3.76%) Rancher
8 14 (3.51%) Prometheus
8 14 (3.51%) Salt
9 12 (3.01%) NetBackup
9 12 (3.01%) SCCM
10 11 (2.76%) Kibana
11 7 (1.75%) Control-M
11 7 (1.75%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.50%) CSIRT
12 6 (1.50%) Nessus
12 6 (1.50%) Nmap
12 6 (1.50%) WSUS
13 5 (1.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 65 (16.29%) Red Hat
1 65 (16.29%) VMware
2 55 (13.78%) Oracle
3 52 (13.03%) Microsoft
4 35 (8.77%) Google
5 28 (7.02%) Cisco
5 28 (7.02%) IBM
6 16 (4.01%) NetApp
7 15 (3.76%) Splunk
8 13 (3.26%) EMC
9 12 (3.01%) Black Duck
9 12 (3.01%) HP
9 12 (3.01%) SaltStack
10 11 (2.76%) F5
11 8 (2.01%) CA
12 7 (1.75%) Atlassian
12 7 (1.75%) Sun
13 6 (1.50%) ForgeRock
13 6 (1.50%) Veritas
14 5 (1.25%) Adobe