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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 152 169 193
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +24
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 21 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.34% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.98% 1.47% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 17
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £23.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -84.33%
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
704 1088 1352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.58% 23.44% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 865 999
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 57
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £36.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (73.68%) Python
2 28 (73.68%) DevOps
3 27 (71.05%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (65.79%) Puppet
6 24 (63.16%) Jenkins
7 20 (52.63%) Bash Shell
7 20 (52.63%) Java
8 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (47.37%) Ansible
9 18 (47.37%) Docker
10 17 (44.74%) Continuous Delivery
10 17 (44.74%) Web Operations
10 17 (44.74%) Perl
11 16 (42.11%) Hudson
12 15 (39.47%) Security Hardening
13 14 (36.84%) Ruby
14 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
15 9 (23.68%) Kubernetes
15 9 (23.68%) Terraform
15 9 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
17 7 (18.42%) VMware
17 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
18 6 (15.79%) Apache
18 6 (15.79%) Windows
18 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
18 6 (15.79%) VPN
18 6 (15.79%) AngularJS

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 6 (15.79%) Apache
1 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.89%) JBoss
3 2 (5.26%) Mule ESB
3 2 (5.26%) nginx
3 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.63%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Jetty
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.63%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 27 (71.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.89%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) VPN
2 5 (13.16%) SSL
3 4 (10.53%) IPsec
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) HTTP
4 3 (7.89%) SMTP
5 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) FTP
5 2 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.63%) DMZ
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) SNMP
6 1 (2.63%) SSH
6 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.79%) Big Data
3 4 (10.53%) MySQL
4 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.63%) HBase
6 1 (2.63%) Redis
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.63%) SimpleDB
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 16 (42.11%) Hudson
3 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.89%) JBehave
4 3 (7.89%) JUnit
5 2 (5.26%) Gerrit
5 2 (5.26%) GitLab
5 2 (5.26%) JIRA
5 2 (5.26%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.63%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.63%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Senior DevOps
2 11 (28.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
1 6 (15.79%) Node.js
2 5 (13.16%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) LAMP
3 3 (7.89%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (7.89%) Swing
3 3 (7.89%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (5.26%) Spring
5 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.63%) ELK Stack
5 1 (2.63%) Grails
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) PKI
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 2 (5.26%) Fintech
3 2 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (2.63%) Derivative
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows
3 5 (13.16%) CentOS
3 5 (13.16%) Unix
4 4 (10.53%) Debian
4 4 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.26%) SUSE
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (2.63%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) DevOps
2 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (44.74%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (44.74%) Web Operations
5 15 (39.47%) Security Hardening
6 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.16%) TDD
7 4 (10.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (10.53%) Open Source
8 2 (5.26%) Analytics
8 2 (5.26%) Computational Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.26%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.26%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) Storage Virtualisation
8 2 (5.26%) Web Development
9 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) Python
2 20 (52.63%) Bash Shell
2 20 (52.63%) Java
3 17 (44.74%) Perl
4 14 (36.84%) Ruby
5 4 (10.53%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) SQL
7 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 18 (47.37%) Docker
2 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) NFS
4 2 (5.26%) Postfix
4 2 (5.26%) Squid
4 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.63%) HDFS
5 1 (2.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (65.79%) Puppet
2 18 (47.37%) Ansible
3 10 (26.32%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (23.68%) Kubernetes
4 9 (23.68%) Terraform
5 4 (10.53%) Nagios
6 2 (5.26%) Cacti
6 2 (5.26%) HAProxy
6 2 (5.26%) logstash
6 2 (5.26%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.63%) Consul
7 1 (2.63%) Graphite
7 1 (2.63%) Kibana
7 1 (2.63%) OpenAM
7 1 (2.63%) Packer
7 1 (2.63%) Rundeck
7 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
1 7 (18.42%) VMware
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.63%) Black Duck
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) EMC
3 1 (2.63%) ForgeRock
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Hortonworks
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.63%) Sonatype
3 1 (2.63%) Veracode