The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 88 95 97
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 16 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.97% 0.37% 0.064%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.82% 2.20% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Median daily rate £388 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £23.50 £150.00
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -84.33%
Ubuntu
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
275 273 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.70% 16.82% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 112 159
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £221 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £465 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 55 54
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £10.50 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £19.08 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ubuntu across the East Midlands region.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincolnshire +2 13 £375 -
Leicestershire +3 4 - -
Nottinghamshire -21 1 - - 1
Derbyshire - 1 £550 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) CentOS
3 16 (69.57%) MySQL
4 15 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (60.87%) Java
5 14 (60.87%) PHP
6 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
6 13 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
6 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (56.52%) DevOps
7 12 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (47.83%) Puppet
8 11 (47.83%) Ruby
9 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
9 9 (39.13%) Rackspace
9 9 (39.13%) DigitalOcean
10 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
10 8 (34.78%) Degree
11 7 (30.43%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (30.43%) Amazon S3
11 7 (30.43%) ITIL
11 7 (30.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 7 (30.43%) Public Cloud
11 7 (30.43%) Docker
11 7 (30.43%) Route 53
11 7 (30.43%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (26.09%) Coaching
13 5 (21.74%) Windows
14 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (65.22%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (39.13%) DigitalOcean
4 7 (30.43%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (30.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 7 (30.43%) Amazon S3
4 7 (30.43%) Route 53
5 4 (17.39%) IaaS
5 4 (17.39%) PaaS
6 1 (4.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) AMQP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) MySQL
2 7 (30.43%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.70%) MariaDB
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.70%) Flyway
2 2 (8.70%) Gradle
2 2 (8.70%) gulp
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 2 (8.70%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (13.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) AWS DevOps
2 7 (30.43%) AWS Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Java Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Node.js
1 4 (17.39%) REST
2 3 (13.04%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Camel
3 2 (8.70%) Apache CXF
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) Regular Expression
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) Sass
3 2 (8.70%) Swagger
3 2 (8.70%) WireMock
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) XSD
3 2 (8.70%) Zend Framework
4 1 (4.35%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (30.43%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) CentOS
3 13 (56.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 4 (17.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) DevOps
2 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 6 (26.09%) Coaching
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) ERP
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) OO PHP
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (4.35%) Open Source
7 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
1 14 (60.87%) PHP
2 11 (47.83%) Ruby
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (47.83%) Puppet
3 3 (13.04%) Icinga
4 2 (8.70%) Ansible
4 2 (8.70%) Nagios
5 1 (4.35%) Consul
5 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM
5 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Red Hat
2 9 (39.13%) Rackspace
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Talend
4 2 (8.70%) WSO2
4 2 (8.70%) Zend
5 1 (4.35%) PagerDuty