The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 141 135 132
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing Debian 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.093% 0.035% 0.033%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £293
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +17.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.94%
Debian
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 North West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
693 623 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.45% 22.00% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 274 323
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 88 84
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £34.06 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Debian
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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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
Manchester - 2 - - 2
Debian
England

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Debian 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 Debian.

1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) Atmel
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Django
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Flask
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Arduino

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Debian 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 Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Hardware Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Django
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5 Canvas
1 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (33.33%) Flask
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Atmel