The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 39 53 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.85% 0.22% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.54% 0.58% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £438 £250 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -25.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.09% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +181.25%
Ubuntu
Cambridgeshire

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
118 171 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.62% 37.25% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 123 75
Median daily rate £340 £335 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.35 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Web Operations
2 3 (75.00%) Security Hardening
2 3 (75.00%) Hudson
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (75.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Security Hardening
2 3 (75.00%) Web Operations
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (25.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) New Relic