The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 48 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 0.55% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.97% 1.89% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £350 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £350 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £275 £355
% change year-on-year
+38.63% -22.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 - £21.00
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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
152 106 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.83% 29.12% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 42 81
Average daily rate £350 £285 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 60
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -45.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu.

1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Python
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) Twisted
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (85.71%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Erlang
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Programming

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Ubuntu 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 Ubuntu. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) HTTP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Python Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Python Software Engineer
2 6 (85.71%) Software Developer
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) JSON
1 7 (100.00%) Twisted
2 6 (85.71%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Erlang
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker