The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Debian Linux
Rank 36 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Debian 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.25% 1.14% 0.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.94% 3.45% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£175 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 £34.25
% change year-on-year
- -70.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
81 87 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.23% 32.95% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 53
Average daily rate £188 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £700 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 24
Average hourly rate £46.00 £20.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £41.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Debian Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Laravel
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) HTML

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Laravel
1 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP5
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter