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 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - 49 60
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 2.34% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 13.77% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £238
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +47.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +181.25%
Ubuntu
West Midlands

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
146 138 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.89% 16.97% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 83 66
Median daily rate £330 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £403 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 18
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.95 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RSpec
2 2 (66.67%) Capistrano
2 2 (66.67%) Phusion Passenger
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) IMAP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Google Apps
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (33.33%) Google Apps
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IMAP
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) RSpec
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Phusion Passenger
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (33.33%) MAPI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Fedora
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Capistrano
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Mitel
1 1 (33.33%) Veeam