The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 144 190 197
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +7
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 13 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.85% 1.05% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 13
Median daily rate £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £310 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £541 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +90.62%
Ubuntu
London

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

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
703 1138 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.09% 20.49% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 867 931
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 50 48
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.23 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 City of London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (80.95%) DevOps
3 16 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (76.19%) Puppet
3 16 (76.19%) Jenkins
4 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (66.67%) Python
5 14 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
7 12 (57.14%) Ruby
8 11 (52.38%) Perl
9 9 (42.86%) Hudson
9 9 (42.86%) Security Hardening
9 9 (42.86%) Web Operations
9 9 (42.86%) Ansible
10 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
11 4 (19.05%) Java
11 4 (19.05%) Web Services
11 4 (19.05%) Docker
11 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
12 3 (14.29%) Open Source
12 3 (14.29%) PHP
12 3 (14.29%) Apache
12 3 (14.29%) Debian
12 3 (14.29%) VMware
12 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2 (9.52%) CentOS
13 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (4.76%) nginx
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DNS
1 2 (9.52%) FTP
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
1 2 (9.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
1 2 (9.52%) HBase
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Jenkins
2 9 (42.86%) Hudson
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) Geb
4 1 (4.76%) GitLab
4 1 (4.76%) Grunt
4 1 (4.76%) gulp
4 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.76%) Spock
General
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Angular Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Magento Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.52%) Grails
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) ELK Stack
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) HTML5
3 1 (4.76%) JAX-RS
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
3 1 (4.76%) LAMP
3 1 (4.76%) Laravel
3 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.76%) Sass
3 1 (4.76%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Debian
3 2 (9.52%) CentOS
3 2 (9.52%) CoreOS
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (9.52%) SUSE
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) DevOps
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (42.86%) Security Hardening
4 9 (42.86%) Web Operations
5 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (9.52%) Storage Virtualisation
8 1 (4.76%) API Development
8 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.76%) MVC
8 1 (4.76%) OO
8 1 (4.76%) TDD
8 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Web Development
8 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Python
2 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
3 12 (57.14%) Ruby
4 11 (52.38%) Perl
5 4 (19.05%) Java
6 3 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (9.52%) Groovy
8 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) NFS
3 2 (9.52%) Postfix
3 2 (9.52%) Squid
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) HDFS
4 1 (4.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (76.19%) Puppet
2 14 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (42.86%) Ansible
4 4 (19.05%) Kubernetes
5 2 (9.52%) Cacti
5 2 (9.52%) Nagios
5 2 (9.52%) Packer
5 2 (9.52%) Terraform
6 1 (4.76%) Graphite
6 1 (4.76%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) ForgeRock
3 1 (4.76%) Hortonworks
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