The first table below looks at the demand for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cardiff region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 47 35 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -15
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.24% 0.88% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.30% 2.94% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £213 £335
% change year-on-year
+41.17% -36.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - -
Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
77 68 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.64% 30.09% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 43 18
Average daily rate £313 £298 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% +19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Ubuntu
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Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Ubuntu
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML-RPC
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle