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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 153 186 198
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +12
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 16 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.16% 1.18% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 13
Median daily rate £550 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £345 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.06% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £47.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +196.87%
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
740 1190 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.19% 20.33% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 920 948
Median daily rate £475 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 53 53
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £34.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (84.62%) Jenkins
3 21 (80.77%) DevOps
4 20 (76.92%) Puppet
4 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (73.08%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (73.08%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (69.23%) Python
7 17 (65.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (57.69%) Bash Shell
8 15 (57.69%) Ruby
9 13 (50.00%) Perl
9 13 (50.00%) Hudson
10 12 (46.15%) Security Hardening
10 12 (46.15%) Web Operations
11 11 (42.31%) Ansible
12 10 (38.46%) Java
13 7 (26.92%) Docker
14 5 (19.23%) Node.js
14 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
15 4 (15.38%) Web Services
15 4 (15.38%) Open Source
15 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
16 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
16 3 (11.54%) Debian
16 3 (11.54%) TDD
16 3 (11.54%) JIRA
16 3 (11.54%) Apache
16 3 (11.54%) PHP

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 (11.54%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (73.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) FTP
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) SMTP
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Big Data
1 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 2 (7.69%) HBase
1 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 22 (84.62%) Jenkins
2 13 (50.00%) Hudson
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.54%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) Geb
5 1 (3.85%) GitLab
5 1 (3.85%) Grunt
5 1 (3.85%) gulp
5 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.85%) Spock
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (19.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Angular Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.85%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Node.js
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.69%) Grails
3 2 (7.69%) RESTful
3 2 (7.69%) Spring
3 2 (7.69%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.85%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (3.85%) ELK Stack
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) JAX-RS
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) LAMP
4 1 (3.85%) Laravel
4 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.85%) Sass
4 1 (3.85%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Derivative
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Debian
3 2 (7.69%) CentOS
3 2 (7.69%) CoreOS
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) SUSE
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) DevOps
2 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (73.08%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (65.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (46.15%) Security Hardening
5 12 (46.15%) Web Operations
6 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
7 4 (15.38%) Open Source
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
9 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 2 (7.69%) CRM
9 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (7.69%) Storage Virtualisation
10 1 (3.85%) API Development
10 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
10 1 (3.85%) Issue Tracking
10 1 (3.85%) Microservices
10 1 (3.85%) MVC
10 1 (3.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Python
2 15 (57.69%) Bash Shell
2 15 (57.69%) Ruby
3 13 (50.00%) Perl
4 10 (38.46%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) Groovy
7 1 (3.85%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) NFS
2 2 (7.69%) Postfix
2 2 (7.69%) Squid
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (76.92%) Puppet
2 15 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (42.31%) Ansible
4 3 (11.54%) Kubernetes
4 3 (11.54%) Nagios
4 3 (11.54%) Terraform
5 2 (7.69%) Cacti
5 2 (7.69%) Consul
5 2 (7.69%) Packer
6 1 (3.85%) Graphite
6 1 (3.85%) logstash
6 1 (3.85%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) EMC
3 1 (3.85%) ForgeRock
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks