The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - 52 44
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.33% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £47.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-43.68% +196.87%
Ubuntu
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
63 75 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.28% 19.38% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 55 47
Median daily rate £325 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £161 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £36.00 £16.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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