Period
to 23 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 13 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 487 437 435
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 10.30% 9.14% 9.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.81% 45.86% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 334 295
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £336
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.67% +27.66%
10th Percentile £16.04 £29.53 £38.75
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.63 £49.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 1,063 953 964
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.49% 19.93% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 616 583
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £185 £157 £200
90th Percentile £550 £548 £538
England median daily rate £435 £438 £420
% change year-on-year -0.57% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 75 89
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.85 £14.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.21% +9.62% +1.96%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £9.81
90th Percentile £22.85 £35.00 £22.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.40% +5.64% -2.94%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 +7 317 £450 +5.88% 45
South Yorkshire -5 125 £500 +5.26% 15
North Yorkshire +5 20 £438 +36.72% 2
East Yorkshire 0 3 £250 -20.00% 1
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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.

1 217 (44.56%) DevOps
2 160 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (32.44%) Git (software)
4 157 (32.24%) Continuous Integration
4 157 (32.24%) Java
5 156 (32.03%) Amazon AWS
6 146 (29.98%) Jenkins
7 137 (28.13%) Python
8 122 (25.05%) Configuration Management
9 120 (24.64%) Puppet
10 113 (23.20%) Unix
11 106 (21.77%) Bash Shell
11 106 (21.77%) Test Automation
12 97 (19.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 97 (19.92%) Windows
13 93 (19.10%) Docker
14 84 (17.25%) Microsoft Azure
15 81 (16.63%) HTTP
15 81 (16.63%) Ansible
16 79 (16.22%) JavaScript
17 76 (15.61%) VMware
18 75 (15.40%) Software Engineering
19 73 (14.99%) Node.js
20 69 (14.17%) TDD
21 66 (13.55%) SQL
21 66 (13.55%) Red Hat
22 65 (13.35%) Open Source
22 65 (13.35%) Opscode Chef
23 64 (13.14%) TCP/IP
24 63 (12.94%) Ruby

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 39 (8.01%) Confluence
2 29 (5.95%) Apache Spark
3 25 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 24 (4.93%) nginx
5 17 (3.49%) WebSphere
6 16 (3.29%) Apache
7 13 (2.67%) Apache ServiceMix
8 11 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.26%) WebLogic
9 10 (2.05%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.64%) Jetty
11 7 (1.44%) IIS
11 7 (1.44%) Mongrel
12 5 (1.03%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (1.03%) CMS
13 3 (0.62%) Drupal
13 3 (0.62%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.62%) WordPress
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Magento
1 1 (0.21%) OpenCart
1 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 156 (32.03%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (17.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (10.68%) Amazon EC2
4 41 (8.42%) PaaS
5 32 (6.57%) Route 53
6 29 (5.95%) Amazon S3
7 28 (5.75%) IaaS
8 26 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 25 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 24 (4.93%) AWS CloudFormation
10 24 (4.93%) Serverless
11 23 (4.72%) SaaS
12 22 (4.52%) Slack
13 21 (4.31%) GitHub
14 15 (3.08%) OpenShift
15 14 (2.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (2.87%) Amazon ELB
15 14 (2.87%) AWS Lambda
16 13 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
17 12 (2.46%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (16.63%) HTTP
2 64 (13.14%) TCP/IP
3 48 (9.86%) SSL
4 47 (9.65%) DNS
5 29 (5.95%) Firewall
6 23 (4.72%) SAN
7 21 (4.31%) DHCP
8 20 (4.11%) FTP
8 20 (4.11%) IPsec
9 14 (2.87%) VPN
10 13 (2.67%) ICMP
10 13 (2.67%) NAS
11 5 (1.03%) Internet
11 5 (1.03%) LAN
11 5 (1.03%) WAN
12 4 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.82%) FCoE
12 4 (0.82%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.82%) SSH
12 4 (0.82%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.73%) MongoDB
2 52 (10.68%) MySQL
3 48 (9.86%) NoSQL
4 42 (8.62%) Hadoop
5 41 (8.42%) Big Data
6 33 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (5.75%) Relational Database
8 25 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (3.90%) Apache Hive
10 15 (3.08%) HBase
11 14 (2.87%) RDBMS
11 14 (2.87%) Redis
12 13 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 12 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 12 (2.46%) Neo4j
14 11 (2.26%) SQL Server
15 10 (2.05%) Riak
16 8 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (1.64%) GIS
17 4 (0.82%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 158 (32.44%) Git (software)
2 146 (29.98%) Jenkins
3 47 (9.65%) JIRA
4 39 (8.01%) Maven
5 28 (5.75%) GitLab
5 28 (5.75%) Subversion
6 25 (5.13%) Cucumber
7 24 (4.93%) SonarQube
8 21 (4.31%) Travis CI
9 16 (3.29%) Mockito
10 14 (2.87%) JUnit
10 14 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (2.46%) IntelliJ
11 12 (2.46%) Selenium
12 11 (2.26%) SoapUI
13 10 (2.05%) Eclipse
14 8 (1.64%) Mercurial
15 5 (1.03%) Ant
15 5 (1.03%) GDB
15 5 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (6.57%) Finance
2 13 (2.67%) Banking
3 12 (2.46%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.44%) Games
5 5 (1.03%) Electronics
5 5 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.62%) Law
7 3 (0.62%) Retail
8 2 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.21%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 128 (26.28%) Developer
2 121 (24.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (8.83%) Java Developer
4 41 (8.42%) AWS Engineer
5 40 (8.21%) Linux Engineer
6 37 (7.60%) AWS DevOps
7 31 (6.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 31 (6.37%) Software Engineer
8 27 (5.54%) Administrator
9 22 (4.52%) Embedded Engineer
9 22 (4.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 21 (4.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 21 (4.31%) Linux Developer
10 21 (4.31%) Senior Developer
11 19 (3.90%) Tester
12 18 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
13 17 (3.49%) Architect
14 16 (3.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 16 (3.29%) Operations Engineer
14 16 (3.29%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (14.99%) Node.js
2 53 (10.88%) HTML
2 53 (10.88%) REST
3 33 (6.78%) CSS
4 27 (5.54%) Web Services
5 21 (4.31%) Elastic Stack
6 18 (3.70%) Middleware
7 16 (3.29%) .NET
8 15 (3.08%) ActiveMQ
9 14 (2.87%) Apache CXF
9 14 (2.87%) Kafka
10 13 (2.67%) Apache Camel
10 13 (2.67%) J2EE
10 13 (2.67%) JAX-RS
10 13 (2.67%) JMS
10 13 (2.67%) SOAP
11 12 (2.46%) Dropwizard
11 12 (2.46%) Spring
12 11 (2.26%) JSON
12 11 (2.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.98%) Public Cloud
2 24 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.08%) Clustering
4 14 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (2.87%) Mainframe
5 13 (2.67%) iSeries
5 13 (2.67%) Private Cloud
6 11 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.82%) Smartcard
9 3 (0.62%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.62%) NHS
9 3 (0.62%) PKI
10 2 (0.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.41%) Fintech
10 2 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 113 (23.20%) Unix
2 97 (19.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 97 (19.92%) Windows
3 37 (7.60%) CentOS
4 34 (6.98%) Mac OS X
5 32 (6.57%) Android
6 24 (4.93%) Windows Server
7 15 (3.08%) Embedded Linux
8 14 (2.87%) Ubuntu
9 13 (2.67%) AIX
10 12 (2.46%) Solaris
11 5 (1.03%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 4 (0.82%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.62%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.62%) Debian
13 3 (0.62%) HPUX
14 2 (0.41%) Android TV
15 1 (0.21%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (44.56%) DevOps
2 160 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (32.24%) Continuous Integration
4 122 (25.05%) Configuration Management
5 106 (21.77%) Test Automation
6 75 (15.40%) Software Engineering
7 69 (14.17%) TDD
8 65 (13.35%) Open Source
9 60 (12.32%) Microservices
9 60 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
10 52 (10.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 40 (8.21%) BDD
11 40 (8.21%) Web Development
12 37 (7.60%) Mentoring
13 33 (6.78%) Coaching
13 33 (6.78%) Migration
14 28 (5.75%) Continuous Deployment
15 27 (5.54%) Load Balancing
16 25 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
17 24 (4.93%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 157 (32.24%) Java
2 137 (28.13%) Python
3 106 (21.77%) Bash Shell
4 79 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 66 (13.55%) SQL
6 63 (12.94%) Ruby
7 47 (9.65%) C++
8 35 (7.19%) Shell Script
9 31 (6.37%) Perl
10 30 (6.16%) C
11 23 (4.72%) Scala
12 17 (3.49%) Go
12 17 (3.49%) PowerShell
13 16 (3.29%) Java 8
14 12 (2.46%) C#
15 9 (1.85%) PHP
16 6 (1.23%) Korn
17 3 (0.62%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.62%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 49 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 38 (7.80%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (2.46%) Degree
4 9 (1.85%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.82%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.62%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.62%) CCNP
6 3 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.62%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (0.41%) CCNA
7 2 (0.41%) CCSA
7 2 (0.41%) CCSE
7 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.41%) RHCE
8 1 (0.21%) CISM
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (1.03%) QA
1 5 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.62%) GDPR
3 2 (0.41%) PMO
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 93 (19.10%) Docker
2 41 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (5.95%) Active Directory
4 15 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (3.08%) Xen
5 8 (1.64%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.62%) NFS
7 3 (0.62%) SRDF
7 3 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.41%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.21%) Firmware
9 1 (0.21%) HDFS
9 1 (0.21%) Postfix
9 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.21%) vSphere
9 1 (0.21%) XenApp
9 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 120 (24.64%) Puppet
2 81 (16.63%) Ansible
3 65 (13.35%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (12.73%) Terraform
5 31 (6.37%) Kubernetes
6 21 (4.31%) Packer
7 16 (3.29%) Grafana
7 16 (3.29%) SCCM
8 14 (2.87%) Prometheus
9 13 (2.67%) Rancher
10 10 (2.05%) NetBackup
11 9 (1.85%) Salt
12 4 (0.82%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.62%) Oozie
13 3 (0.62%) WSUS
14 2 (0.41%) ArcSight ESM
14 2 (0.41%) CFEngine
14 2 (0.41%) Consul
14 2 (0.41%) Graphite
14 2 (0.41%) Mesos
Vendors
1 76 (15.61%) VMware
2 66 (13.55%) Red Hat
3 60 (12.32%) Microsoft
4 51 (10.47%) Oracle
5 43 (8.83%) Google
6 31 (6.37%) Cisco
6 31 (6.37%) NetApp
7 27 (5.54%) EMC
8 18 (3.70%) IBM
9 12 (2.46%) Black Duck
10 10 (2.05%) Perforce
10 10 (2.05%) Splunk
10 10 (2.05%) Veritas
11 9 (1.85%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.03%) Citrix
12 5 (1.03%) CyberArk
12 5 (1.03%) HP
12 5 (1.03%) TOWER Software
13 4 (0.82%) Brocade
13 4 (0.82%) Tableau