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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 187 188 202
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 8 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.30% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% 1.54% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 1
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£350 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £425 £320
% change year-on-year
-28.23% +32.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.92% -
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
1145 1237 1292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.79% 19.73% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 903 896
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 53 73
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -25.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £26.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Puppet
4 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
4 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
4 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) Python
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) CentOS
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
5 6 (35.29%) Grunt
6 5 (29.41%) Maven
6 5 (29.41%) Ruby
6 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) MySQL
7 4 (23.53%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) PHP
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Drupal

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (23.53%) Drupal
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Jetty
2 3 (17.65%) nginx
3 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.88%) Node.js
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.88%) OpenVPN
3 1 (5.88%) DVB
3 1 (5.88%) IPsec
3 1 (5.88%) IMAP
3 1 (5.88%) SSL
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 6 (35.29%) Grunt
3 5 (29.41%) Maven
4 4 (23.53%) Subversion
5 3 (17.65%) SonarQube
6 2 (11.76%) webpack
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
7 1 (5.88%) Selenium
7 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
7 1 (5.88%) Gradle
7 1 (5.88%) Ant
7 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Law
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) jQuery
1 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) Sass
3 4 (23.53%) LESS
4 3 (17.65%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) REST
4 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
4 3 (17.65%) XHTML
4 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 2 (11.76%) JPA
5 2 (11.76%) JSON
5 2 (11.76%) LAMP
5 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.88%) RSS
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) W3C
1 3 (17.65%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Tandem
2 1 (5.88%) Interactive TV
2 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) CentOS
3 4 (23.53%) Debian
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) VMS
5 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) Load Balancing
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Network Management
7 1 (5.88%) High Availability
7 1 (5.88%) Static Code Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Python
3 5 (29.41%) Ruby
3 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Perl
5 3 (17.65%) F#
6 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.88%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) Samba
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
3 1 (5.88%) Varnish
3 1 (5.88%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (5.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.76%) WSUS
3 2 (11.76%) ZABBIX
3 2 (11.76%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.88%) Nagios
4 1 (5.88%) Cacti
4 1 (5.88%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
1 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) Apple
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) Akamai
5 1 (5.88%) Facebook
5 1 (5.88%) Twitter
5 1 (5.88%) AppDynamics
5 1 (5.88%) CA
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Zend
5 1 (5.88%) Pega
5 1 (5.88%) Coverity
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