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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 155 152 175
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 8 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.26% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% 1.21% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 28
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £351 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £38.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-53.24% +208.00%
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
664 743 1332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.99% 21.79% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 583 999
Median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 70
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £30.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (75.86%) DevOps
3 20 (68.97%) Python
3 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (62.07%) Puppet
5 17 (58.62%) Docker
6 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
6 14 (48.28%) Bash Shell
6 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (48.28%) Java
7 13 (44.83%) Ansible
8 12 (41.38%) Perl
8 12 (41.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 12 (41.38%) Web Operations
9 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (37.93%) Hudson
10 10 (34.48%) Security Hardening
11 8 (27.59%) MySQL
11 8 (27.59%) Apache
11 8 (27.59%) Terraform
12 7 (24.14%) Kubernetes
12 7 (24.14%) VPN
12 7 (24.14%) Ruby
12 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
13 6 (20.69%) nginx
13 6 (20.69%) VMware
13 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
14 5 (17.24%) SSL
14 5 (17.24%) Tomcat

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 8 (27.59%) Apache
2 6 (20.69%) nginx
3 5 (17.24%) Tomcat
4 3 (10.34%) Mule ESB
5 2 (6.90%) JBoss
6 1 (3.45%) ColdFusion
6 1 (3.45%) IIS
6 1 (3.45%) Jetty
6 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.45%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 18 (62.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.79%) GitHub
3 2 (6.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) VPN
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) SSL
3 4 (13.79%) IPsec
4 3 (10.34%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (6.90%) DMZ
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.45%) DNS
6 1 (3.45%) HTTP
6 1 (3.45%) Internet
6 1 (3.45%) SMTP
6 1 (3.45%) SNMP
6 1 (3.45%) SSH
6 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (27.59%) MySQL
3 4 (13.79%) Big Data
3 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
4 3 (10.34%) NoSQL
5 2 (6.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.90%) Redis
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Jenkins
2 11 (37.93%) Hudson
3 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.34%) Gerrit
4 3 (10.34%) JBehave
4 3 (10.34%) JUnit
4 3 (10.34%) Mercurial
4 3 (10.34%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (6.90%) Artifactory
5 2 (6.90%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.90%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.45%) GitLab
6 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.45%) Games
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Senior DevOps
2 9 (31.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) LAMP
1 5 (17.24%) LAPP Stack
1 5 (17.24%) Node.js
2 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.79%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (10.34%) Swing
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 3 (10.34%) XML
4 2 (6.90%) ELK Stack
4 2 (6.90%) J2EE
5 1 (3.45%) JSON
5 1 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) PKI
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Fintech
4 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) CentOS
2 5 (17.24%) Unix
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 10
3 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.34%) Debian
5 1 (3.45%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) DevOps
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (41.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (41.38%) Web Operations
5 10 (34.48%) Security Hardening
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (13.79%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) OWASP
7 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
8 1 (3.45%) BDD
8 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.45%) High Availability
8 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Python
2 14 (48.28%) Bash Shell
2 14 (48.28%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) Perl
4 7 (24.14%) Ruby
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Docker
2 3 (10.34%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (10.34%) Xen
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) NFS
4 1 (3.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (62.07%) Puppet
2 13 (44.83%) Ansible
3 8 (27.59%) Terraform
4 7 (24.14%) Kubernetes
5 5 (17.24%) logstash
6 4 (13.79%) HAProxy
6 4 (13.79%) Kibana
6 4 (13.79%) Nagios
6 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (10.34%) ZABBIX
8 2 (6.90%) Rundeck
8 2 (6.90%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
1 6 (20.69%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) Black Duck
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) Dell
4 2 (6.90%) Google
4 2 (6.90%) Sonatype
4 2 (6.90%) Veracode
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) SaltStack
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