Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 11 14
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Linux 134 433 455
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.56% 9.77% 9.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.80% 43.52% 50.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 255 347
Median daily rate £450 £485 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +14.12% -5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £309
90th Percentile £650 £595 £575
England median daily rate £493 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -1.40% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 9
Median hourly rate £22.29 £25.93 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.06% -25.91% -12.50%
10th Percentile £20.77 £16.04 £28.50
90th Percentile £23.80 £46.75 £46.75
England median hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.33% +12.50% -

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 435 995 905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.29% 22.45% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 566 560
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £156 £156 £200
90th Percentile £600 £563 £550
England median daily rate £425 £442 £440
% change year-on-year -3.90% +0.51% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 91 80
Median hourly rate £17.10 £15.00 £14.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% +2.92% +18.98%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.73
90th Percentile £22.75 £27.41 £35.75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%

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 3 June 2020.

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
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 3 June 2020. 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 -20 80 £450 -5.26% 25
South Yorkshire -1 36 £563 +7.14% 7
North Yorkshire 0 9 £413 -2.94% 3
East Yorkshire +5 2 £288 +15.00%
Linux
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 67 (50.00%) AWS
2 59 (44.03%) Azure
3 52 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (38.81%) Unix
3 52 (38.81%) Kubernetes
4 46 (34.33%) Git (software)
5 44 (32.84%) Java
6 39 (29.10%) Jenkins
7 35 (26.12%) Ansible
8 34 (25.37%) DevOps
8 34 (25.37%) Puppet
9 33 (24.63%) Docker
10 31 (23.13%) Terraform
11 28 (20.90%) Python
12 27 (20.15%) Windows
12 27 (20.15%) Opscode Chef
13 26 (19.40%) HTTP
14 25 (18.66%) Configuration Management
14 25 (18.66%) TDD
15 24 (17.91%) Test Automation
15 24 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (17.91%) VMware
16 23 (17.16%) TCP/IP
17 22 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
18 21 (15.67%) BDD
18 21 (15.67%) Continuous Delivery
18 21 (15.67%) GCP
18 21 (15.67%) JavaScript
18 21 (15.67%) Mac OS X
19 20 (14.93%) Pair Programming

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 9 (6.72%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.99%) Apache
3 3 (2.24%) Confluence
4 2 (1.49%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.49%) IIS
4 2 (1.49%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.49%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.75%) Jetty
5 1 (0.75%) Mongrel
5 1 (0.75%) nginx
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.75%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.72%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.75%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 67 (50.00%) AWS
2 59 (44.03%) Azure
3 21 (15.67%) GCP
4 13 (9.70%) Office 365
5 6 (4.48%) GitHub
6 5 (3.73%) IaaS
7 4 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.24%) PaaS
9 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.75%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.40%) HTTP
2 23 (17.16%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.97%) DNS
4 6 (4.48%) SAN
5 4 (2.99%) DHCP
5 4 (2.99%) IPv6
6 3 (2.24%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.24%) Internet
6 3 (2.24%) VoIP
7 2 (1.49%) BGP
7 2 (1.49%) IGMP
7 2 (1.49%) Junos
7 2 (1.49%) MPLS
7 2 (1.49%) OSPF
7 2 (1.49%) RSVP
7 2 (1.49%) SMTP
7 2 (1.49%) SSH
7 2 (1.49%) VPN
7 2 (1.49%) VXLAN
8 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.18%) MongoDB
2 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.72%) RDBMS
3 9 (6.72%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.72%) Spotfire
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.24%) MySQL
6 2 (1.49%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.49%) Big Data
6 2 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.75%) HBase
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (34.33%) Git (software)
2 39 (29.10%) Jenkins
3 19 (14.18%) CircleCI
4 17 (12.69%) Mockito
5 7 (5.22%) JIRA
6 4 (2.99%) Subversion
7 3 (2.24%) AppScan
8 2 (1.49%) Hudson
8 2 (1.49%) Selenium
8 2 (1.49%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.75%) Ant
9 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.75%) Travis CI
General
1 18 (13.43%) Finance
2 15 (11.19%) Retail
3 10 (7.46%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (29.10%) Developer
2 23 (17.16%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.22%) Operations Engineer
5 7 (5.22%) TIBCO Developer
5 7 (5.22%) Web Engineer
6 6 (4.48%) Architect
6 6 (4.48%) C++ Developer
6 6 (4.48%) Consultant
6 6 (4.48%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
7 5 (3.73%) AWS Engineer
7 5 (3.73%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (3.73%) Senior DevOps
7 5 (3.73%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (2.99%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (2.99%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (2.99%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (2.99%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.43%) ActiveMQ
1 18 (13.43%) JAX-RS
2 9 (6.72%) JDBC
2 9 (6.72%) JMS
2 9 (6.72%) SOAP
2 9 (6.72%) TIBCO EMS
2 9 (6.72%) XML
3 8 (5.97%) Web Services
4 4 (2.99%) HTML
4 4 (2.99%) Node.js
5 3 (2.24%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (2.24%) HTML5
6 2 (1.49%) .NET
6 2 (1.49%) CSS
6 2 (1.49%) J2EE
6 2 (1.49%) Jinja
6 2 (1.49%) Kafka
7 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.75%) CSS3
7 1 (0.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.72%) Algorithms
3 8 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.24%) NHS
4 3 (2.24%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.24%) User Experience
5 2 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) iPad
6 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (38.81%) Unix
2 27 (20.15%) Windows
3 21 (15.67%) Mac OS X
4 6 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.48%) Solaris
5 5 (3.73%) Android
5 5 (3.73%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.24%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.49%) CentOS
7 2 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.49%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.49%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.75%) Debian
8 1 (0.75%) SUSE
8 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (25.37%) DevOps
3 25 (18.66%) Configuration Management
3 25 (18.66%) TDD
4 24 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (17.91%) Test Automation
5 22 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (15.67%) BDD
6 21 (15.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (14.93%) Microservices
7 20 (14.93%) Pair Programming
8 19 (14.18%) Infrastructure Automation
9 18 (13.43%) Open Source
9 18 (13.43%) Web Design
10 17 (12.69%) Continuous Deployment
11 16 (11.94%) Infrastructure Management
11 16 (11.94%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (11.94%) Task Automation
11 16 (11.94%) Web Development
12 15 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.84%) Java
2 28 (20.90%) Python
3 21 (15.67%) JavaScript
4 20 (14.93%) Java 8
5 15 (11.19%) SQL
6 9 (6.72%) XPath
7 8 (5.97%) C++
8 6 (4.48%) Embedded C++
9 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.73%) Ruby
10 4 (2.99%) C
11 2 (1.49%) C#
11 2 (1.49%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.49%) PHP
11 2 (1.49%) R
11 2 (1.49%) Tcl
12 1 (0.75%) ABAP
12 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.75%) Go
12 1 (0.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (12.69%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.46%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (7.46%) Degree
3 9 (6.72%) DBS Check
4 7 (5.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) JNCIE
5 2 (1.49%) JNCIP
5 2 (1.49%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (24.63%) Docker
2 12 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.21%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.24%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 3 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.75%) LXC
6 1 (0.75%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 52 (38.81%) Kubernetes
2 35 (26.12%) Ansible
3 34 (25.37%) Puppet
4 31 (23.13%) Terraform
5 27 (20.15%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (14.18%) Salt
7 5 (3.73%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (2.99%) SCCM
9 3 (2.24%) CA Single Sign-On
9 3 (2.24%) Grafana
9 3 (2.24%) NetBackup
9 3 (2.24%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.24%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (2.24%) WSUS
10 2 (1.49%) Nagios
10 2 (1.49%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.75%) Oozie
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.75%) Rancher
Vendors
1 24 (17.91%) VMware
2 18 (13.43%) Google
3 15 (11.19%) Oracle
4 11 (8.21%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.72%) TIBCO
6 8 (5.97%) McAfee
7 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.99%) Apple
9 3 (2.24%) CA
10 2 (1.49%) Forcepoint
10 2 (1.49%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.49%) HP
10 2 (1.49%) Huawei
10 2 (1.49%) Juniper
10 2 (1.49%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.49%) Veeam
11 1 (0.75%) Broadcom
11 1 (0.75%) Mercator
11 1 (0.75%) Splunk
11 1 (0.75%) Twitter