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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 101 71 78
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.064% 2.09% 0.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 8.81% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 27 6
Average daily rate £475 £225 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -27.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £16.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+51.56% -59.49%
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
352 318 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.58% 23.73% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 203 143
Average daily rate £400 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.48 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £26.60 £16.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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
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 23 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Build Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (20.00%) ELK Stack
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) GitHub
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ELK Stack
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) CentOS
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Build Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £565 per day upto £565
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £565 per day
Posted: 2 days ago