The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 297 362 350
Rank change year-on-year
+65 -12
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 119 71 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 1.31% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 56 53
Average daily rate
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£438 £425 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +161.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £381 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.31% +38.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £150.00 -
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -
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 London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5098 5426 5719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.50% 22.67% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3464 3543 3745
Average daily rate £405 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 242 261
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in London

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in London

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in London

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Croydon - 14 £450 - 2
City of London +3 13 £463 +2.77% 2
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 190 (91.79%) Linux
2 120 (57.97%) CentOS
3 112 (54.11%) Puppet
3 112 (54.11%) Continuous Integration
4 111 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (52.66%) DevOps
6 96 (46.38%) Java
7 85 (41.06%) Jenkins
8 81 (39.13%) Red Hat
9 73 (35.27%) MySQL
9 73 (35.27%) VMware
10 72 (34.78%) Git (software)
10 72 (34.78%) Security Cleared
11 69 (33.33%) Bash Shell
12 68 (32.85%) Amazon AWS
12 68 (32.85%) Python
13 67 (32.37%) Apache
14 65 (31.40%) Opscode Chef
15 61 (29.47%) Continuous Delivery
15 61 (29.47%) Ruby
16 59 (28.50%) JIRA
17 55 (26.57%) Ansible
18 54 (26.09%) Confluence
18 54 (26.09%) MongoDB
18 54 (26.09%) Perl
19 53 (25.60%) SC Cleared
20 52 (25.12%) Docker
20 52 (25.12%) Scrum
21 51 (24.64%) ZABBIX
22 50 (24.15%) PostgreSQL

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 67 (32.37%) Apache
2 54 (26.09%) Confluence
3 47 (22.71%) nginx
4 42 (20.29%) Tomcat
5 37 (17.87%) JBoss
6 33 (15.94%) Node.js
7 23 (11.11%) Mule ESB
8 17 (8.21%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (8.21%) Jetty
9 12 (5.80%) Drupal
10 11 (5.31%) WebLogic
10 11 (5.31%) OpenStack
11 10 (4.83%) Alfresco
12 9 (4.35%) Mule
12 9 (4.35%) GlassFish
12 9 (4.35%) Apache Qpid
12 9 (4.35%) iPlanet
12 9 (4.35%) Tornado
12 9 (4.35%) Apache TomEE
12 9 (4.35%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 68 (32.85%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (10.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (4.83%) OpenShift
4 10 (4.83%) IaaS
5 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (3.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (2.90%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (2.42%) GitHub
7 5 (2.42%) Amazon S3
7 5 (2.42%) SaaS
8 4 (1.93%) PaaS
8 4 (1.93%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.97%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Heroku
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.48%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 47 (22.71%) Firewall
2 27 (13.04%) VPN
3 22 (10.63%) LAN
4 21 (10.14%) SAN
5 19 (9.18%) DNS
6 16 (7.73%) LDAP
7 15 (7.25%) DMZ
8 13 (6.28%) WAN
8 13 (6.28%) Reverse Proxy
9 12 (5.80%) HTTP
9 12 (5.80%) IPv4
10 10 (4.83%) OpenLDAP
11 9 (4.35%) TCP/IP
12 8 (3.86%) NAS
13 7 (3.38%) iSCSI
14 6 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (2.90%) Network Security
14 6 (2.90%) PCoIP
15 5 (2.42%) IPsec
16 4 (1.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (35.27%) MySQL
2 54 (26.09%) MongoDB
3 50 (24.15%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (18.36%) Hadoop
5 35 (16.91%) Redis
6 31 (14.98%) HBase
7 22 (10.63%) NoSQL
8 19 (9.18%) SQL Server
9 9 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
9 9 (4.35%) Riak
9 9 (4.35%) Infinispan
10 4 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.93%) Big Data
10 4 (1.93%) MariaDB
11 3 (1.45%) DB2
12 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.48%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.48%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 85 (41.06%) Jenkins
2 72 (34.78%) Git (software)
3 59 (28.50%) JIRA
4 37 (17.87%) Maven
5 33 (15.94%) Selenium
5 33 (15.94%) Cucumber
6 32 (15.46%) Gerrit
6 32 (15.46%) Artifactory
7 31 (14.98%) IntelliJ
7 31 (14.98%) Spock
7 31 (14.98%) Geb
8 28 (13.53%) SonarQube
9 18 (8.70%) JMeter
9 18 (8.70%) Mercurial
10 17 (8.21%) Gradle
11 13 (6.28%) Subversion
12 12 (5.80%) JUnit
13 10 (4.83%) Ant
13 10 (4.83%) Mocha
13 10 (4.83%) Hudson
General
1 9 (4.35%) Marketing
2 7 (3.38%) Games
3 6 (2.90%) Retail
4 5 (2.42%) Finance
5 4 (1.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.97%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (29.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 57 (27.54%) Developer
3 38 (18.36%) Java Developer
4 19 (9.18%) Administrator
5 15 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (6.28%) Architect
7 12 (5.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 11 (5.31%) Linux Engineer
9 10 (4.83%) Consultant
10 7 (3.38%) Java Architect
11 6 (2.90%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (2.42%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.42%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (2.42%) DevOps Consultant
12 5 (2.42%) DevOps Specialist
12 5 (2.42%) PHP Developer
13 4 (1.93%) Drupal Developer
13 4 (1.93%) Agile Java Developer
13 4 (1.93%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.71%) Web Services
2 42 (20.29%) Spring
2 42 (20.29%) Apache Camel
3 41 (19.81%) JAX-RS
4 39 (18.84%) LAMP
5 31 (14.98%) Grails
5 31 (14.98%) RabbitMQ
5 31 (14.98%) Spring Boot
6 29 (14.01%) RESTful
7 24 (11.59%) jQuery
7 24 (11.59%) J2EE
8 22 (10.63%) HTML
9 19 (9.18%) CSS
10 15 (7.25%) AngularJS
11 13 (6.28%) REST
11 13 (6.28%) .NET
12 12 (5.80%) HTML5
12 12 (5.80%) MCollective
13 11 (5.31%) React
13 11 (5.31%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.25%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.76%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.31%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.35%) W3C
5 8 (3.86%) Tandem
6 7 (3.38%) Online Games
6 7 (3.38%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.90%) Thin Client
7 6 (2.90%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.42%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.93%) User Experience
9 4 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.45%) Clustering
10 3 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.45%) PKI
10 3 (1.45%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (0.97%) Replication
11 2 (0.97%) New Media
12 1 (0.48%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 190 (91.79%) Linux
2 120 (57.97%) CentOS
3 49 (23.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 40 (19.32%) Windows
5 25 (12.08%) UNIX
6 24 (11.59%) Windows 8
6 24 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (9.66%) Debian
8 12 (5.80%) Windows 7
9 8 (3.86%) Solaris
10 4 (1.93%) Mac OS
10 4 (1.93%) SUSE
10 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.45%) Fedora
12 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.48%) AIX
13 1 (0.48%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (54.11%) Continuous Integration
2 111 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (52.66%) DevOps
4 61 (29.47%) Continuous Delivery
5 52 (25.12%) Scrum
6 47 (22.71%) Configuration Management
7 46 (22.22%) TDD
7 46 (22.22%) Microservices
8 28 (13.53%) Open Source
9 26 (12.56%) API Development
10 15 (7.25%) Unit Testing
10 15 (7.25%) E-Commerce
11 14 (6.76%) MVC
11 14 (6.76%) BDD
11 14 (6.76%) OWASP
12 13 (6.28%) SOA
13 11 (5.31%) Build Automation
13 11 (5.31%) SDLC
14 10 (4.83%) Web Development
14 10 (4.83%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 96 (46.38%) Java
2 69 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 68 (32.85%) Python
4 61 (29.47%) Ruby
5 54 (26.09%) Perl
6 44 (21.26%) PHP
7 33 (15.94%) JavaScript
8 31 (14.98%) Groovy
9 29 (14.01%) SQL
10 9 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 9 (4.35%) C#
11 5 (2.42%) Go
12 4 (1.93%) Scala
12 4 (1.93%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.93%) C++
13 3 (1.45%) F#
14 2 (0.97%) Erlang
15 1 (0.48%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 72 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 53 (25.60%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (6.76%) MCSE
5 12 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (5.31%) MCSA
6 11 (5.31%) Degree
7 9 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.90%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.90%) CCNP
8 6 (2.90%) MCDST
8 6 (2.90%) MCTS
9 4 (1.93%) CCNA
10 3 (1.45%) RHCE
11 2 (0.97%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.28%) QA
2 6 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (25.12%) Docker
2 30 (14.49%) vCloud
3 29 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (8.70%) Active Directory
5 16 (7.73%) Varnish
6 12 (5.80%) vSphere
7 9 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (4.35%) Squid
8 6 (2.90%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.42%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.97%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.48%) Snort
11 1 (0.48%) Samba
11 1 (0.48%) Xen
11 1 (0.48%) Postfix
11 1 (0.48%) XenServer
11 1 (0.48%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.48%) NFS
11 1 (0.48%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 112 (54.11%) Puppet
2 65 (31.40%) Opscode Chef
3 55 (26.57%) Ansible
4 51 (24.64%) ZABBIX
5 38 (18.36%) HAProxy
6 31 (14.98%) Salt
7 29 (14.01%) logstash
8 26 (12.56%) Kibana
8 26 (12.56%) Nagios
9 24 (11.59%) Rundeck
10 11 (5.31%) Vagrant
11 5 (2.42%) Cacti
12 4 (1.93%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.93%) SmokePing
12 4 (1.93%) CA LISA
12 4 (1.93%) Kubernetes
13 3 (1.45%) Zenoss
14 2 (0.97%) NetBackup
15 1 (0.48%) OSSEC
15 1 (0.48%) yum
Vendors
1 81 (39.13%) Red Hat
2 73 (35.27%) VMware
3 25 (12.08%) Microsoft
4 23 (11.11%) Google
5 21 (10.14%) Cisco
6 16 (7.73%) Oracle
7 14 (6.76%) Pega
8 12 (5.80%) Atlassian
9 11 (5.31%) Splunk
10 10 (4.83%) HP
11 9 (4.35%) Dell
11 9 (4.35%) Juniper
11 9 (4.35%) Twitter
12 8 (3.86%) SaltStack
12 8 (3.86%) Citrix
13 6 (2.90%) Rackspace
14 5 (2.42%) AppDynamics
14 5 (2.42%) Zend
14 5 (2.42%) IBM
15 4 (1.93%) Sun
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