Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 340 441 645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.70% 8.93% 10.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.67% 43.02% 47.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 329 456
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +18.62%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £300
90th Percentile £638 £575 £550
England median daily rate £488 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £32.50 £46.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.73% +65.18% -20.00%
England median hourly rate £41.08 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.69% +6.67% +7.14%

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 836 1,025 1,347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.92% 20.75% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 644 778
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £395 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.33% +0.32% +17.54%
10th Percentile £150 £180 £156
90th Percentile £557 £538 £537
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 83 146
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.85 £9.13
90th Percentile £21.00 £27.00 £22.13
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +3.13%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -7 219 £450 +4.65% 100
South Yorkshire +2 109 £525 +10.53% 11
North Yorkshire -8 9 £320 -20.00% 23
Humberside - 1 £415 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 4
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 119 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 111 (32.65%) Python
3 109 (32.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 102 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (29.71%) Java
5 101 (29.71%) Puppet
6 96 (28.24%) Jenkins
7 91 (26.76%) DevOps
8 83 (24.41%) Red Hat
9 81 (23.82%) Unix
10 79 (23.24%) Bash Shell
11 74 (21.76%) Docker
12 68 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 67 (19.71%) Ruby
14 65 (19.12%) Windows
15 61 (17.94%) Microservices
16 60 (17.65%) JavaScript
17 57 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
17 57 (16.76%) Open Source
17 57 (16.76%) Opscode Chef
18 56 (16.47%) JIRA
19 55 (16.18%) Mentoring
20 53 (15.59%) Ansible
21 51 (15.00%) Confluence
21 51 (15.00%) Node.js
22 49 (14.41%) MongoDB
22 49 (14.41%) MySQL
22 49 (14.41%) Software Engineering
23 47 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
24 46 (13.53%) TDD

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 51 (15.00%) Confluence
2 25 (7.35%) nginx
3 10 (2.94%) SAS
4 9 (2.65%) Apache
5 8 (2.35%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.35%) OpenStack
6 6 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.88%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.88%) Tuxedo
9 2 (0.59%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.59%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Portal
10 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (12.35%) Slack
3 31 (9.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.24%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.76%) GitHub
6 6 (1.76%) IaaS
7 5 (1.47%) PaaS
8 4 (1.18%) Heroku
8 4 (1.18%) SaaS
9 3 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.88%) Office 365
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.29%) G Suite
10 1 (0.29%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (10.59%) HTTP
2 23 (6.76%) Firewall
3 20 (5.88%) SAN
3 20 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 14 (4.12%) DNS
5 10 (2.94%) SMS
6 7 (2.06%) NAS
6 7 (2.06%) VPN
6 7 (2.06%) WAN
7 6 (1.76%) SSL
8 4 (1.18%) Internet
8 4 (1.18%) LAN
8 4 (1.18%) SSH
9 3 (0.88%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.59%) AMQP
10 2 (0.59%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.59%) LDAP
10 2 (0.59%) Network Security
10 2 (0.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (14.41%) MongoDB
1 49 (14.41%) MySQL
2 33 (9.71%) NoSQL
3 31 (9.12%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (7.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 21 (6.18%) SQL Server
6 18 (5.29%) Relational Database
7 16 (4.71%) Hadoop
8 10 (2.94%) Big Data
8 10 (2.94%) DB2
8 10 (2.94%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.35%) Redis
10 7 (2.06%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.18%) DataStage
11 4 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.18%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 4 (1.18%) Sqoop
12 3 (0.88%) Oracle Exadata
12 3 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 119 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 96 (28.24%) Jenkins
3 56 (16.47%) JIRA
4 28 (8.24%) JUnit
5 26 (7.65%) Cucumber
6 20 (5.88%) Jasmine
7 17 (5.00%) SonarQube
8 10 (2.94%) Subversion
9 7 (2.06%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (1.76%) Maven
10 6 (1.76%) Vagrant
11 5 (1.47%) Chocolatey
11 5 (1.47%) IntelliJ
12 4 (1.18%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.88%) GoCD
13 3 (0.88%) JMeter
13 3 (0.88%) RSpec
13 3 (0.88%) Xcode
14 2 (0.59%) git-flow
14 2 (0.59%) Travis CI
General
1 39 (11.47%) Finance
2 25 (7.35%) Banking
3 12 (3.53%) Marketing
4 10 (2.94%) Games
5 6 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.88%) Publishing
7 3 (0.88%) Retail
8 2 (0.59%) Electronics
8 2 (0.59%) Local Government
8 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (20.29%) Developer
2 67 (19.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (16.47%) Linux Engineer
4 31 (9.12%) Administrator
5 30 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 29 (8.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 26 (7.65%) Software Engineer
8 24 (7.06%) Java Developer
9 19 (5.59%) Consultant
9 19 (5.59%) Linux Administrator
10 18 (5.29%) Architect
11 17 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
12 15 (4.41%) Java Engineer
12 15 (4.41%) Java Software Engineer
12 15 (4.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 14 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (3.82%) JavaScript Engineer
15 12 (3.53%) Analyst
16 11 (3.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 11 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.00%) Node.js
2 33 (9.71%) REST
3 30 (8.82%) CSS
3 30 (8.82%) HTML
4 22 (6.47%) JSON
5 18 (5.29%) Web Services
6 16 (4.71%) Play Framework
6 16 (4.71%) RESTful
7 12 (3.53%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (3.53%) XML
8 11 (3.24%) Spring
9 9 (2.65%) Kafka
9 9 (2.65%) LAMP
9 9 (2.65%) Regular Expression
10 8 (2.35%) CSS3
10 8 (2.35%) HTML5
11 7 (2.06%) Middleware
11 7 (2.06%) React
12 5 (1.47%) .NET
12 5 (1.47%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.00%) Clustering
2 24 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (4.12%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.94%) Public Cloud
7 7 (2.06%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.88%) iPad
10 3 (0.88%) iPhone
10 3 (0.88%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.88%) Replication
10 3 (0.88%) STB
11 2 (0.59%) DataPower
11 2 (0.59%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.59%) iSeries
11 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 109 (32.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 81 (23.82%) Unix
3 65 (19.12%) Windows
4 23 (6.76%) CentOS
4 23 (6.76%) Mac OS X
5 20 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 13 (3.82%) Solaris
7 11 (3.24%) AIX
8 8 (2.35%) Apple iOS
9 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (1.47%) Android
10 5 (1.47%) HPUX
10 5 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (1.47%) SUSE
11 4 (1.18%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.88%) Debian
12 3 (0.88%) Fedora
12 3 (0.88%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (26.76%) DevOps
3 68 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 61 (17.94%) Microservices
5 57 (16.76%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (16.76%) Open Source
6 55 (16.18%) Mentoring
7 49 (14.41%) Software Engineering
8 46 (13.53%) TDD
9 44 (12.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 44 (12.94%) Test Automation
10 37 (10.88%) Coaching
11 31 (9.12%) SFIA
12 27 (7.94%) BDD
13 26 (7.65%) Load Balancing
14 24 (7.06%) Web Development
15 22 (6.47%) Scrum
16 21 (6.18%) High Availability
16 21 (6.18%) SDLC
17 20 (5.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 111 (32.65%) Python
2 101 (29.71%) Java
3 79 (23.24%) Bash Shell
4 67 (19.71%) Ruby
5 60 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 44 (12.94%) SQL
7 39 (11.47%) PHP
8 34 (10.00%) Perl
9 28 (8.24%) Shell Script
10 24 (7.06%) Scala
11 15 (4.41%) PowerShell
12 7 (2.06%) C#
12 7 (2.06%) C++
13 5 (1.47%) Go
14 3 (0.88%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.88%) Elixir
14 3 (0.88%) Erlang
14 3 (0.88%) ES6
14 3 (0.88%) Kotlin
14 3 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (5.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (2.06%) CEH
4 6 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.47%) Degree
6 4 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.88%) CCSA
7 3 (0.88%) CCSP
7 3 (0.88%) CISSP
8 2 (0.59%) CCNA
8 2 (0.59%) CISM
8 2 (0.59%) CRISC
8 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.59%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.29%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.06%) QA
2 4 (1.18%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.18%) SLA
3 3 (0.88%) GCP
3 3 (0.88%) GDPR
3 3 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 74 (21.76%) Docker
2 14 (4.12%) vSphere
3 12 (3.53%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (2.94%) VMware NSX
5 7 (2.06%) Xen
6 6 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (1.47%) KVM
8 4 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.88%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.59%) HDFS
10 2 (0.59%) iptables
10 2 (0.59%) RHEV
10 2 (0.59%) Varnish
10 2 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.59%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 101 (29.71%) Puppet
2 57 (16.76%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (15.59%) Ansible
4 18 (5.29%) Terraform
5 16 (4.71%) Kubernetes
6 13 (3.82%) Salt
7 11 (3.24%) Graphite
8 9 (2.65%) Nagios
8 9 (2.65%) Opsview
9 7 (2.06%) Grafana
10 5 (1.47%) Marathon
10 5 (1.47%) Mesos
10 5 (1.47%) Tivoli
11 4 (1.18%) Juju
11 4 (1.18%) Prometheus
12 3 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.88%) Kibana
12 3 (0.88%) logstash
12 3 (0.88%) Rancher
12 3 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 83 (24.41%) Red Hat
2 36 (10.59%) Oracle
3 33 (9.71%) VMware
4 31 (9.12%) Splunk
5 17 (5.00%) IBM
5 17 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.82%) Cisco
7 12 (3.53%) HP
8 11 (3.24%) F5
8 11 (3.24%) Sybase
9 9 (2.65%) EMC
10 7 (2.06%) Brocade
10 7 (2.06%) New Relic
11 6 (1.76%) Google
11 6 (1.76%) McAfee
11 6 (1.76%) MuleSoft
12 5 (1.47%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.47%) Veritas
13 4 (1.18%) Juniper
14 3 (0.88%) SAP