The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% 0.47% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.08% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
+14.88% +37.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £8.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+92.64% -67.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
96 162 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.95% 25.35% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 79 59
Median daily rate £331 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.73 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the Birmingham region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Java

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat