The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 93 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 5 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.81% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.67% 3.46% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Average daily rate £450 £225 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -29.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £370 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.18% +15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £22.40
% change year-on-year
- +67.41%
Ubuntu
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
300 260 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.33% 23.28% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 177 129
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.88 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.44% -6.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £17.45 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the Leeds region.

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (70.00%) Ruby
3 7 (70.00%) CentOS
3 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (70.00%) DevOps
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (50.00%) Unix
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) Java
6 4 (40.00%) MySQL
6 4 (40.00%) Maven
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) VirtualBox
6 4 (40.00%) Build Automation
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
7 3 (30.00%) Python
7 3 (30.00%) GitHub
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (20.00%) logstash
8 2 (20.00%) SaltStack
8 2 (20.00%) Web Operations
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Confluence
1 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (30.00%) GitHub
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Redis
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (20.00%) FishEye
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Unix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) ELK Stack
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) CentOS
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Fedora
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Build Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Web Operations
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (70.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VirtualBox
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) logstash
2 2 (20.00%) yum
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) SaltStack
2 2 (20.00%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £475 per day
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