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 26 June 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.

Linux
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 10 12
Rank change year-on-year -10 +2  
Contract jobs citing Linux 148 307 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.36% 11.07% 9.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.27% 45.75% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 240 176
Median daily rate £430 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £350 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £39.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

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 408 671 638
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.28% 24.20% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 470 357
Median daily rate £360 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £263 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 56
Median hourly rate £11.88 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.03% -3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.15 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 June 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 -10 99 £430 - 56
South Yorkshire -3 43 £475 +2.70% 14
North Yorkshire +9 4 £250 -33.46% 8
East Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 181 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (45.33%) Java
3 159 (43.68%) Git (software)
4 146 (40.11%) Python
5 128 (35.16%) Unix
5 128 (35.16%) CSS
6 120 (32.97%) JavaScript
6 120 (32.97%) Configuration Management
7 111 (30.49%) Ruby
7 111 (30.49%) DevOps
8 107 (29.40%) HTML
9 103 (28.30%) Test Automation
10 102 (28.02%) Continuous Integration
11 96 (26.37%) Relational Database
12 92 (25.27%) TDD
13 82 (22.53%) HTTP
14 81 (22.25%) Jenkins
15 78 (21.43%) Web Development
16 76 (20.88%) Mac OS X
17 73 (20.05%) Open Source
18 66 (18.13%) Puppet
19 65 (17.86%) REST
20 64 (17.58%) Web Design
21 63 (17.31%) Responsive Web Design
22 61 (16.76%) Scala
23 60 (16.48%) Mentoring
24 59 (16.21%) Opscode Chef
25 57 (15.66%) Windows
26 54 (14.84%) JIRA
27 51 (14.01%) MySQL

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 48 (13.19%) Confluence
2 24 (6.59%) Apache
3 13 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 8 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.65%) IIS
5 6 (1.65%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.37%) IBM Domino
6 5 (1.37%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.37%) nginx
6 5 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 5 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (1.37%) WordPress
7 4 (1.10%) SAS
8 3 (0.82%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.55%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.55%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.55%) JBoss
9 2 (0.55%) Liferay
9 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (3.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.27%) Primavera
2 1 (0.27%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.12%) GitHub
3 13 (3.57%) Slack
4 8 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.37%) IaaS
6 4 (1.10%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.55%) PaaS
8 2 (0.55%) Route 53
8 2 (0.55%) SaaS
8 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.27%) Loggly
9 1 (0.27%) Office 365
9 1 (0.27%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 82 (22.53%) HTTP
2 19 (5.22%) TCP/IP
3 15 (4.12%) Firewall
4 10 (2.75%) SSL
5 9 (2.47%) DNS
6 8 (2.20%) Internet
6 8 (2.20%) SAN
7 6 (1.65%) WAN
8 5 (1.37%) LAN
8 5 (1.37%) LDAP
9 4 (1.10%) DHCP
9 4 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.55%) Broadband
10 2 (0.55%) FTP
10 2 (0.55%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.55%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.55%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.55%) SMTP
10 2 (0.55%) Telnet
10 2 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (26.37%) Relational Database
2 51 (14.01%) MySQL
3 45 (12.36%) MongoDB
4 35 (9.62%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (7.42%) NoSQL
6 19 (5.22%) SQL Server
7 16 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 12 (3.30%) Redis
9 10 (2.75%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.20%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.37%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.10%) Big Data
12 4 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.10%) HBase
12 4 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (1.10%) Riak
13 3 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 159 (43.68%) Git (software)
2 81 (22.25%) Jenkins
3 54 (14.84%) JIRA
4 44 (12.09%) Subversion
5 36 (9.89%) JUnit
6 20 (5.49%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.47%) Jasmine
8 8 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 8 (2.20%) Maven
9 7 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.92%) Selenium
10 6 (1.65%) IntelliJ
10 6 (1.65%) PHPUnit
11 5 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.37%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.10%) git-flow
12 4 (1.10%) GitLab
12 4 (1.10%) Grunt
13 3 (0.82%) Bitbucket
13 3 (0.82%) Gradle
General
1 49 (13.46%) Finance
2 15 (4.12%) Electronics
3 14 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.30%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.30%) Marketing
5 11 (3.02%) Banking
6 6 (1.65%) Retail
7 3 (0.82%) Games
8 2 (0.55%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 177 (48.63%) Developer
2 83 (22.80%) Java Developer
3 56 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 45 (12.36%) Scala Developer
5 36 (9.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 25 (6.87%) Java Scala Developer
6 25 (6.87%) Linux Engineer
7 18 (4.95%) Software Engineer
8 17 (4.67%) PHP Developer
9 16 (4.40%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
9 16 (4.40%) Python Developer
10 14 (3.85%) Administrator
11 12 (3.30%) Architect
11 12 (3.30%) DBA
11 12 (3.30%) Full Stack Developer
12 11 (3.02%) WebOps Engineer
13 10 (2.75%) Platform Engineer
14 9 (2.47%) Java Engineer
15 8 (2.20%) Analyst
15 8 (2.20%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (35.16%) CSS
2 107 (29.40%) HTML
3 65 (17.86%) REST
4 50 (13.74%) Spring
5 47 (12.91%) Web Services
6 40 (10.99%) HTML5
6 40 (10.99%) JSON
7 39 (10.71%) Play Framework
8 37 (10.16%) RESTful
9 32 (8.79%) Django
10 31 (8.52%) Spring MVC
11 30 (8.24%) CSS3
12 27 (7.42%) Node.js
13 25 (6.87%) Ajax
13 25 (6.87%) Guice
13 25 (6.87%) Ruby on Rails
14 16 (4.40%) LAMP
14 16 (4.40%) React
14 16 (4.40%) XML
15 14 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.26%) User Experience
2 17 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (2.75%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.92%) iSeries
6 6 (1.65%) Client/Server
6 6 (1.65%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.37%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.10%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.10%) Replication
9 3 (0.82%) Clustering
9 3 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.82%) STB
10 2 (0.55%) NHS
10 2 (0.55%) Over-the-Top Content
11 1 (0.27%) BYOD
11 1 (0.27%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.27%) Fintech
11 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 128 (35.16%) Unix
2 76 (20.88%) Mac OS X
3 57 (15.66%) Windows
4 35 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (5.22%) Solaris
6 14 (3.85%) Windows Server
7 13 (3.57%) Ubuntu
8 11 (3.02%) CentOS
9 8 (2.20%) AIX
10 7 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.65%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (1.65%) SUSE
12 4 (1.10%) Android
13 3 (0.82%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.82%) VMS
13 3 (0.82%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.82%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (49.73%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (32.97%) Configuration Management
3 111 (30.49%) DevOps
4 103 (28.30%) Test Automation
5 102 (28.02%) Continuous Integration
6 92 (25.27%) TDD
7 78 (21.43%) Web Development
8 73 (20.05%) Open Source
9 64 (17.58%) Web Design
10 63 (17.31%) Responsive Web Design
11 60 (16.48%) Mentoring
12 49 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
13 48 (13.19%) BDD
13 48 (13.19%) Line Management
14 39 (10.71%) Scrum
15 38 (10.44%) MVC
16 35 (9.62%) Software Engineering
17 33 (9.07%) Front End Development
18 32 (8.79%) Visualisation
19 31 (8.52%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 165 (45.33%) Java
2 146 (40.11%) Python
3 120 (32.97%) JavaScript
4 111 (30.49%) Ruby
5 61 (16.76%) Scala
6 48 (13.19%) SQL
7 34 (9.34%) Bash Shell
8 32 (8.79%) PHP
9 26 (7.14%) C#
10 17 (4.67%) Shell Script
11 12 (3.30%) C++
12 9 (2.47%) Go
13 7 (1.92%) C
14 4 (1.10%) Perl
14 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.82%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.55%) Korn
16 2 (0.55%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.27%) ES6
17 1 (0.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.75%) BC Cleared
3 10 (2.75%) CTC Cleared
4 9 (2.47%) Degree
5 5 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.10%) MCSE
6 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.82%) SAS Certification
8 2 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.27%) CCDP
9 1 (0.27%) CCNP
9 1 (0.27%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.27%) CISM
9 1 (0.27%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.37%) QA
2 5 (1.37%) SLA
3 4 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.27%) FATCA
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (12.09%) Docker
2 19 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.02%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.92%) vSphere
5 5 (1.37%) KVM
6 3 (0.82%) HDFS
6 3 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.82%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.55%) etcd
7 2 (0.55%) flannel
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.27%) SRDF
8 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.27%) Xen
8 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 66 (18.13%) Puppet
2 59 (16.21%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (7.14%) Ansible
4 17 (4.67%) Salt
5 12 (3.30%) Kubernetes
6 9 (2.47%) Cobbler
7 6 (1.65%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 5 (1.37%) Mesos
8 5 (1.37%) Nagios
8 5 (1.37%) Rancher
8 5 (1.37%) SCCM
9 4 (1.10%) Terraform
10 3 (0.82%) Graphite
11 2 (0.55%) Consul
11 2 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.55%) Grafana
11 2 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.55%) Marathon
11 2 (0.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 42 (11.54%) Red Hat
2 34 (9.34%) Google
3 30 (8.24%) VMware
4 28 (7.69%) Oracle
5 18 (4.95%) Microsoft
6 16 (4.40%) HP
7 15 (4.12%) Cisco
8 14 (3.85%) IBM
9 12 (3.30%) Splunk
10 11 (3.02%) SAP
11 8 (2.20%) Citrix
11 8 (2.20%) Zend
12 7 (1.92%) Avaya
12 7 (1.92%) NetApp
13 6 (1.65%) EMC
13 6 (1.65%) Rackspace
13 6 (1.65%) SaltStack
14 5 (1.37%) Palo Alto
14 5 (1.37%) Sun
15 4 (1.10%) Dell
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
Talent International
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £630 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Xiros Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago