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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 178 205 190
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 28 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.14% 0.82% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 10
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£400 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £314 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £424 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £500 £310
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +61.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £22.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-44.19% -37.77%
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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
1310 1459 1444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.19% 21.36% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 1022 998
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 62 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £18.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £24.90 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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 44 (93.62%) Linux
2 26 (55.32%) DevOps
3 25 (53.19%) Puppet
4 23 (48.94%) CentOS
5 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (40.43%) Debian
6 19 (40.43%) UNIX
6 19 (40.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (36.17%) Open Source
7 17 (36.17%) MySQL
8 16 (34.04%) Java
8 16 (34.04%) OO
8 16 (34.04%) Red Hat
8 16 (34.04%) Nagios
8 16 (34.04%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
10 14 (29.79%) Jenkins
11 13 (27.66%) MongoDB
11 13 (27.66%) NoSQL
11 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
11 13 (27.66%) Shell Script
12 12 (25.53%) Maven
12 12 (25.53%) Bash Shell
13 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (23.40%) DigitalOcean
14 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
15 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
16 7 (14.89%) Web Services
16 7 (14.89%) Subversion
16 7 (14.89%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.38%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.26%) WordPress
3 2 (4.26%) nginx
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.26%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.13%) JBoss
4 1 (2.13%) Drupal
4 1 (2.13%) Jetty
4 1 (2.13%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) DNS
2 3 (6.38%) HTTP
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) DVB
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.13%) SSL
4 1 (2.13%) SMTP
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) FTP
4 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.13%) SNMP
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) IPsec
4 1 (2.13%) VLAN
4 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.13%) IMAP
4 1 (2.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) MySQL
2 13 (27.66%) MongoDB
2 13 (27.66%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.38%) Couchbase
4 3 (6.38%) Redis
5 2 (4.26%) Big Data
5 2 (4.26%) CouchDB
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
2 14 (29.79%) Jenkins
3 12 (25.53%) Maven
4 7 (14.89%) Subversion
5 4 (8.51%) Grunt
6 2 (4.26%) Selenium
7 1 (2.13%) Ant
7 1 (2.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.13%) Liquibase
7 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.13%) TestNG
7 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.13%) Behat
7 1 (2.13%) DbUnit
7 1 (2.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Games
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (12.77%) Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior PHP Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) DBA
7 1 (2.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) CSS
3 5 (10.64%) XHTML
3 5 (10.64%) Spring
3 5 (10.64%) MCollective
3 5 (10.64%) REST
4 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.51%) jQuery
4 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.38%) JSON
5 3 (6.38%) JPA
5 3 (6.38%) HTML5
5 3 (6.38%) Backbone.js
6 2 (4.26%) Middleware
7 1 (2.13%) JMX
7 1 (2.13%) .NET
7 1 (2.13%) J2EE
7 1 (2.13%) JSP
7 1 (2.13%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Open Source
2 6 (12.77%) Replication
3 4 (8.51%) Clustering
4 3 (6.38%) W3C
4 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.26%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.26%) Interactive TV
6 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 44 (93.62%) Linux
2 23 (48.94%) CentOS
3 19 (40.43%) Debian
3 19 (40.43%) UNIX
3 19 (40.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Fedora
5 3 (6.38%) VMS
5 3 (6.38%) Windows
5 3 (6.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.13%) AIX
7 1 (2.13%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) DevOps
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.04%) OO
4 13 (27.66%) Software Engineering
5 11 (23.40%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (21.28%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.51%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.38%) BDD
8 3 (6.38%) Build Automation
9 2 (4.26%) TDD
9 2 (4.26%) ITIL
10 1 (2.13%) Project Management
10 1 (2.13%) OOD
10 1 (2.13%) OOP
10 1 (2.13%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (2.13%) Workflow
10 1 (2.13%) Service Management
10 1 (2.13%) Migration
10 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) Shell Script
3 12 (25.53%) Bash Shell
4 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.89%) Ruby
6 6 (12.77%) Python
6 6 (12.77%) Perl
6 6 (12.77%) PHP
7 2 (4.26%) SQL
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.51%) NFS
3 2 (4.26%) XenServer
3 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.26%) KVM
3 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) Squid
4 1 (2.13%) Xen
4 1 (2.13%) Docker
4 1 (2.13%) Ceph
4 1 (2.13%) Postfix
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.13%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.13%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 25 (53.19%) Puppet
2 16 (34.04%) Nagios
2 16 (34.04%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.51%) ZABBIX
4 3 (6.38%) logstash
5 2 (4.26%) Cacti
5 2 (4.26%) Ansible
6 1 (2.13%) StatsD
6 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.13%) Graphite
6 1 (2.13%) Kibana
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.13%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.13%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Red Hat
2 11 (23.40%) DigitalOcean
3 6 (12.77%) VMware
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Zend
5 1 (2.13%) SonicWALL
5 1 (2.13%) Scality
5 1 (2.13%) Riverbed