The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - 62 62
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 1.12% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 6.02% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 6
Median daily rate - £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £305 £425
% change year-on-year
+39.34% -28.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.25 £45.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-46.11% +13.92%
Ubuntu
South West

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

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
192 166 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.02% 18.67% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 110 59
Median daily rate £350 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £128 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 23
Median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £8.00 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £62.60 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Bristol region.

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Ubuntu
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Head of Development
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet