Period
to 21 January 2021

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 21 January 2021 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -21 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing Linux 75 246 438
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.33% 7.73% 9.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.51% 33.79% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 187 292
Median daily rate £525 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £278 £313 £321
90th Percentile £600 £580 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.99 £34.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.85% -20.00% +30.77%
10th Percentile £12.99 £19.72 £16.04
90th Percentile £34.80 £45.80 £46.15
England median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% - +10.69%

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 294 728 1,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.88% 22.87% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 457 596
Median daily rate £393 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £135 £150 £203
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
England median daily rate £430 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +4.24% -2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 99 104
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £14.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.85% +5.04%
10th Percentile £11.09 £10.50 £10.40
90th Percentile £24.40 £20.35 £31.88
Median hourly rate £17.63 £17.10 £17.25
% change year-on-year +3.07% -0.87% +1.47%

Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Linux in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Linux in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Linux in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Linux in Yorkshire

Linux
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Linux in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2021.

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 21 January 2021. 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 -12 60 £525 +26.51% 55
South Yorkshire -3 9 £375 -21.05% 16
North Yorkshire +6 5 £375 +2.74% 4
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2021, 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 26 (34.67%) Windows
2 23 (30.67%) Java
2 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (29.33%) Python
4 19 (25.33%) Azure
4 19 (25.33%) AWS
5 18 (24.00%) MySQL
5 18 (24.00%) Unix
5 18 (24.00%) TDD
6 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
6 16 (21.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (20.00%) Puppet
8 14 (18.67%) CentOS
8 14 (18.67%) Perl
9 13 (17.33%) Solaris
9 13 (17.33%) Web Design
9 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
9 13 (17.33%) Bash Shell
9 13 (17.33%) Docker
9 13 (17.33%) DevOps
10 12 (16.00%) Kubernetes
10 12 (16.00%) MariaDB
10 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
10 12 (16.00%) Debian
10 12 (16.00%) Migration
11 11 (14.67%) Software Packaging
11 11 (14.67%) Apache
11 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
11 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
11 11 (14.67%) BDD

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 11 (14.67%) Apache
2 5 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.33%) Confluence
4 2 (2.67%) nginx
5 1 (1.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.33%) AWS
1 19 (25.33%) Azure
2 4 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.00%) GCP
3 3 (4.00%) GitHub
3 3 (4.00%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon ECS
4 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.33%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (1.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 1 (1.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.33%) Office 365
4 1 (1.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.67%) SSH
3 4 (5.33%) VoIP
4 3 (4.00%) DHCP
4 3 (4.00%) DLNA
4 3 (4.00%) Firewall
4 3 (4.00%) IGMP
4 3 (4.00%) IPv6
4 3 (4.00%) UPnP
4 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.33%) DNS
5 1 (1.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.33%) LAN
5 1 (1.33%) Network Security
5 1 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.33%) SAN
5 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) MySQL
2 12 (16.00%) MariaDB
3 6 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.67%) Big Data
4 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.33%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.33%) HBase
6 3 (4.00%) CouchDB
6 3 (4.00%) Data Lake
6 3 (4.00%) DB2
6 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.00%) Spark SQL
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.33%) BigQuery
7 1 (1.33%) Riak
7 1 (1.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.67%) gulp
4 4 (5.33%) GitLab
4 4 (5.33%) Gradle
4 4 (5.33%) IBM UrbanCode
4 4 (5.33%) JIRA
4 4 (5.33%) Maven
4 4 (5.33%) Mockito
4 4 (5.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (4.00%) GCC
5 3 (4.00%) GDB
5 3 (4.00%) GoogleTest
5 3 (4.00%) Grunt
5 3 (4.00%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.00%) JUnit
5 3 (4.00%) Mocha
5 3 (4.00%) Subversion
6 2 (2.67%) webpack
7 1 (1.33%) Android Studio
General
1 9 (12.00%) Public Sector
2 7 (9.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Electronics
3 4 (5.33%) Marketing
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Law
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (10.67%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Architect
5 6 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Administrator
7 4 (5.33%) Apache Spark Developer
7 4 (5.33%) AWS Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Azure Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.33%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Cloud Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) Software Packaging
2 9 (12.00%) RESTful
3 8 (10.67%) Anaconda
4 6 (8.00%) Node.js
5 5 (6.67%) jQuery
5 5 (6.67%) React
6 4 (5.33%) CSS
6 4 (5.33%) HTML
6 4 (5.33%) Kafka
6 4 (5.33%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (5.33%) Sass
7 3 (4.00%) HTML5
7 3 (4.00%) JNI
7 3 (4.00%) JSON
7 3 (4.00%) Mustache
7 3 (4.00%) PySpark
7 3 (4.00%) Qt
7 3 (4.00%) Spring
7 3 (4.00%) STL
8 2 (2.67%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.00%) User Experience
3 5 (6.67%) NHS
3 5 (6.67%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.00%) MPEG
5 2 (2.67%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.67%) Windows
2 18 (24.00%) Unix
3 16 (21.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (18.67%) CentOS
5 13 (17.33%) Solaris
6 12 (16.00%) Debian
7 10 (13.33%) Mac OS X
8 5 (6.67%) Android
9 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
10 3 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (4.00%) OpenWrt
10 3 (4.00%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.67%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.33%) AIX
12 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.33%) SUSE
12 1 (1.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.00%) TDD
3 13 (17.33%) DevOps
3 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
3 13 (17.33%) Web Design
4 12 (16.00%) Migration
5 11 (14.67%) BDD
5 11 (14.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (12.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.00%) Microservices
6 9 (12.00%) Scrum
6 9 (12.00%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (12.00%) Web Development
7 8 (10.67%) Pair Programming
7 8 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (8.00%) Coaching
9 5 (6.67%) Decision-Making
9 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.67%) Java
2 22 (29.33%) Python
3 16 (21.33%) JavaScript
4 14 (18.67%) Perl
5 13 (17.33%) Bash Shell
6 9 (12.00%) SQL
7 8 (10.67%) Java 8
7 8 (10.67%) PHP
8 7 (9.33%) C
8 7 (9.33%) C++
9 6 (8.00%) Scala
10 4 (5.33%) Shell Script
11 3 (4.00%) Elm
11 3 (4.00%) Haskell
12 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.67%) Ruby
13 1 (1.33%) Go
13 1 (1.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.33%) CCNP
4 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.33%) CISSP
4 1 (1.33%) CREST Certified
4 1 (1.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) WCAG
2 1 (1.33%) HL7
2 1 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 1 (1.33%) ISO17020
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Docker
2 9 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (5.33%) HDFS
5 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) Puppet
2 12 (16.00%) Kubernetes
3 7 (9.33%) Terraform
4 6 (8.00%) Ansible
5 4 (5.33%) Oozie
5 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.33%) FTK
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.33%) Nessus
6 1 (1.33%) SCCM
6 1 (1.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle
2 5 (6.67%) VMware
3 4 (5.33%) Google
4 3 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Splunk
6 1 (1.33%) Cellebrite
6 1 (1.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.33%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.33%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.33%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.33%) SAP