Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 12 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing Linux 456 370 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.40% 8.91% 10.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.78% 41.02% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 214 472
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% -0.86% +29.00%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £325
90th Percentile £561 £550 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £441
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.71% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.33% +19.01%
10th Percentile £17.62 £37.50 £42.05
90th Percentile £46.50 £42.50 £42.45
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +1.88% -4.76% +16.67%

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 898 902 1,319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.51% 21.73% 23.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 499 885
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.12% +23.23%
10th Percentile £205 £180 £252
90th Percentile £550 £525 £575
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 81 59
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.23% +5.52%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.50 £9.40
90th Percentile £42.50 £20.50 £24.85
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.53 £16.97
% change year-on-year +5.87% -2.59% +4.75%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +1 319 £425 -1.16% 80
South Yorkshire -3 108 £425 -5.56% 19
North Yorkshire +9 17 £320 +11.40% 22
East Yorkshire -1 2 £313 -3.85% 4
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 162 (35.53%) Puppet
2 154 (33.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 154 (33.77%) Java
3 144 (31.58%) Git (software)
4 142 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
5 123 (26.97%) Red Hat
6 121 (26.54%) Docker
7 115 (25.22%) Jenkins
8 111 (24.34%) Python
9 106 (23.25%) DevOps
10 84 (18.42%) Unix
11 79 (17.32%) Windows
11 79 (17.32%) JavaScript
12 76 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 76 (16.67%) Open Source
13 75 (16.45%) Bash Shell
14 74 (16.23%) Configuration Management
15 73 (16.01%) Ansible
16 70 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
17 68 (14.91%) Test Automation
18 67 (14.69%) MySQL
19 66 (14.47%) TDD
20 61 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
21 59 (12.94%) Microservices
22 58 (12.72%) JIRA
23 56 (12.28%) BDD
23 56 (12.28%) REST
24 55 (12.06%) Oracle
25 54 (11.84%) Software Engineering
26 53 (11.62%) 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 47 (10.31%) Confluence
2 36 (7.89%) Apache
3 24 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 23 (5.04%) nginx
5 16 (3.51%) Apache Spark
6 12 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 10 (2.19%) WordPress
8 8 (1.75%) IIS
8 8 (1.75%) Jetty
8 8 (1.75%) Mongrel
9 7 (1.54%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.10%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.10%) SAS
12 4 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.66%) JBoss
14 2 (0.44%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (7.89%) Slack
4 21 (4.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
6 15 (3.29%) GitHub
7 10 (2.19%) Rackspace Cloud
8 9 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (1.75%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.75%) Google App Engine
9 8 (1.75%) IaaS
9 8 (1.75%) PaaS
10 7 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (1.54%) Serverless
11 6 (1.32%) SaaS
12 5 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (1.10%) Office 365
13 4 (0.88%) Force.com
13 4 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 2 (0.44%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 42 (9.21%) HTTP
1 42 (9.21%) SMS
2 30 (6.58%) Firewall
3 25 (5.48%) TCP/IP
4 21 (4.61%) SSL
5 16 (3.51%) DNS
6 15 (3.29%) VPN
7 14 (3.07%) SAN
8 11 (2.41%) Kerberos
9 10 (2.19%) DHCP
10 9 (1.97%) FTP
10 9 (1.97%) IPsec
11 8 (1.75%) Internet
11 8 (1.75%) NAS
12 7 (1.54%) Network Security
13 5 (1.10%) MPLS
13 5 (1.10%) WAN
14 4 (0.88%) BIG-IP
14 4 (0.88%) VoIP
15 3 (0.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (14.69%) MySQL
2 51 (11.18%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (10.96%) NoSQL
4 48 (10.53%) MongoDB
5 30 (6.58%) Big Data
6 28 (6.14%) Hadoop
7 27 (5.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (3.73%) Apache Hive
8 17 (3.73%) SQL Server
9 14 (3.07%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.41%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.75%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
14 4 (0.88%) Redis
15 3 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.66%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 144 (31.58%) Git (software)
2 115 (25.22%) Jenkins
3 58 (12.72%) JIRA
4 51 (11.18%) Cucumber
5 32 (7.02%) JUnit
6 22 (4.82%) Jasmine
7 20 (4.39%) Selenium
8 16 (3.51%) Sonatype Nexus
8 16 (3.51%) Subversion
9 13 (2.85%) Artifactory
10 11 (2.41%) Travis CI
10 11 (2.41%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.75%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.75%) HP UFT
12 7 (1.54%) SonarQube
13 5 (1.10%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (0.88%) Maven
14 4 (0.88%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (7.68%) Finance
2 12 (2.63%) Banking
3 9 (1.97%) Marketing
4 7 (1.54%) Games
5 5 (1.10%) Local Government
6 4 (0.88%) Retail
7 3 (0.66%) Electronics
7 3 (0.66%) Publishing
7 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.44%) Law
8 2 (0.44%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.22%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Military
9 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (19.52%) Developer
2 75 (16.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 58 (12.72%) Linux Engineer
4 37 (8.11%) Software Engineer
5 30 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
6 29 (6.36%) Java Developer
7 25 (5.48%) Cloud Engineer
8 23 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 21 (4.61%) Java Engineer
10 20 (4.39%) Administrator
11 19 (4.17%) Consultant
12 16 (3.51%) Architect
12 16 (3.51%) Platform Engineer
13 13 (2.85%) Analyst
13 13 (2.85%) Java Software Engineer
13 13 (2.85%) Linux Administrator
13 13 (2.85%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (2.63%) Windows Engineer
15 11 (2.41%) Python Developer
15 11 (2.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (12.28%) REST
2 49 (10.75%) Node.js
3 48 (10.53%) HTML
4 37 (8.11%) Web Services
5 30 (6.58%) CSS
6 28 (6.14%) Spring
7 25 (5.48%) Kafka
8 23 (5.04%) ActiveMQ
8 23 (5.04%) XML
9 21 (4.61%) RabbitMQ
10 18 (3.95%) Spring Boot
11 17 (3.73%) HTML5
11 17 (3.73%) Middleware
12 14 (3.07%) JSON
13 13 (2.85%) SOAP
13 13 (2.85%) Spring Batch
13 13 (2.85%) Spring Security
14 12 (2.63%) .NET
15 11 (2.41%) Play Framework
16 10 (2.19%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.95%) Data Centre
2 18 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (3.29%) Clustering
4 13 (2.85%) User Experience
5 10 (2.19%) Public Cloud
6 8 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.54%) Replication
8 6 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (1.32%) Mainframe
9 5 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.10%) STB
10 4 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.66%) iPad
11 3 (0.66%) iPhone
11 3 (0.66%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 154 (33.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 84 (18.42%) Unix
3 79 (17.32%) Windows
4 29 (6.36%) Solaris
5 26 (5.70%) CentOS
6 21 (4.61%) Windows Server
7 14 (3.07%) AIX
8 13 (2.85%) Android
9 12 (2.63%) SUSE
10 11 (2.41%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.19%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.19%) HPUX
11 10 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (1.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (1.32%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.88%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.66%) Debian
15 3 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (31.14%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (23.25%) DevOps
3 76 (16.67%) Open Source
4 74 (16.23%) Configuration Management
5 70 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (14.91%) Test Automation
7 66 (14.47%) TDD
8 59 (12.94%) Microservices
9 56 (12.28%) BDD
10 54 (11.84%) Software Engineering
11 50 (10.96%) Mentoring
12 47 (10.31%) Scrum
13 44 (9.65%) Deployment Automation
14 39 (8.55%) Kanban
15 36 (7.89%) Coaching
16 32 (7.02%) User Stories
17 30 (6.58%) SFIA
18 29 (6.36%) Continuous Delivery
19 28 (6.14%) Problem-Solving
20 26 (5.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 154 (33.77%) Java
2 111 (24.34%) Python
3 79 (17.32%) JavaScript
4 75 (16.45%) Bash Shell
5 53 (11.62%) SQL
6 47 (10.31%) Shell Script
7 37 (8.11%) Ruby
8 34 (7.46%) PHP
9 19 (4.17%) C++
9 19 (4.17%) Perl
10 17 (3.73%) Scala
11 15 (3.29%) C#
12 11 (2.41%) C
13 10 (2.19%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.75%) Groovy
15 6 (1.32%) Kotlin
16 5 (1.10%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.88%) Embedded C
17 4 (0.88%) Java 8
17 4 (0.88%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 40 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.70%) Degree
3 25 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.97%) BC Cleared
5 8 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.54%) CISSP
7 5 (1.10%) CCNA
7 5 (1.10%) CCSP
7 5 (1.10%) CEH
7 5 (1.10%) CISMP
8 4 (0.88%) CCSA
8 4 (0.88%) ISEB
9 2 (0.44%) CCIP
9 2 (0.44%) CCNP
9 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.44%) MCSE
9 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.85%) SLA
2 11 (2.41%) GCP
3 7 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.44%) PMO
6 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 121 (26.54%) Docker
2 35 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (3.07%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.97%) Xen
5 8 (1.75%) KVM
6 7 (1.54%) vSphere
7 6 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (1.32%) VMware Server
8 5 (1.10%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.10%) Varnish
9 3 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.22%) Firmware
11 1 (0.22%) NFS
11 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 162 (35.53%) Puppet
2 73 (16.01%) Ansible
3 61 (13.38%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (10.09%) Terraform
5 18 (3.95%) Rancher
6 17 (3.73%) Grafana
6 17 (3.73%) Salt
7 13 (2.85%) Graylog
7 13 (2.85%) Kubernetes
8 7 (1.54%) OpenView
9 6 (1.32%) BladeLogic
9 6 (1.32%) CA Single Sign-On
9 6 (1.32%) Marathon
9 6 (1.32%) Mesos
9 6 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 5 (1.10%) Nagios
10 5 (1.10%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.88%) Nessus
11 4 (0.88%) Nmap
11 4 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 123 (26.97%) Red Hat
2 55 (12.06%) Oracle
3 45 (9.87%) VMware
4 42 (9.21%) Microsoft
5 35 (7.68%) Splunk
6 25 (5.48%) HP
7 20 (4.39%) Google
8 18 (3.95%) IBM
9 15 (3.29%) Cisco
10 12 (2.63%) Brocade
10 12 (2.63%) F5
10 12 (2.63%) SaltStack
11 10 (2.19%) CA
11 10 (2.19%) Rackspace
12 7 (1.54%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.54%) ForgeRock
12 7 (1.54%) Sun
13 6 (1.32%) Atlassian
14 5 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (0.88%) Dell