The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 115 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.096% 0.24% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £150.00 - £21.00
Ubuntu
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
628 473 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.19% 27.81% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 273 266
Average daily rate £330 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 45 72
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £43.00 £39.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 1 - -
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) MySQL
4 4 (57.14%) Apache
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 3 (42.86%) CSS
5 3 (42.86%) OOP
5 3 (42.86%) Web 2.0
5 3 (42.86%) Ajax
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) PHP
6 2 (28.57%) Python
6 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (28.57%) Hudson
7 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
7 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
7 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
7 1 (14.29%) DevOps
7 1 (14.29%) Debian
7 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
7 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (14.29%) Android

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (57.14%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) Hudson
5 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Build Manager
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Architect
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Build and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
3 1 (14.29%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Web 2.0
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Debian
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script