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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 38 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 6 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.61% 0.31% 2.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.13% 0.80% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£335 - £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £300 £248
% change year-on-year
+27.08% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+275.00% +11.11%
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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
117 125 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.37% 38.23% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 55 62
Average daily rate £325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £153 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 33
Average hourly rate £28.75 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.28% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £14.00 £26.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Python
1 12 (100.00%) HTTP
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 12 (100.00%) JSON
1 12 (100.00%) Twisted
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (91.67%) Docker
2 11 (91.67%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (91.67%) Load Balancing
2 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
2 11 (91.67%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (8.33%) Erlang
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Programming
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (100.00%) HTTP
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Git (software)
1 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
1 11 (91.67%) Python Developer
2 9 (75.00%) Python Software Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (66.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Programmer
4 3 (25.00%) Python Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) XML
1 12 (100.00%) JSON
1 12 (100.00%) Twisted
2 11 (91.67%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) DevOps
2 11 (91.67%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Erlang
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Docker
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