The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 19 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.19% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £250 £335
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -25.37%
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 Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
129 123 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.15% 24.21% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 70 38
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £171 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% +10.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.25 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £36.25 £20.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 August 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
Oxford - - - - 3
Wallingford - - - -
Ubuntu
South East

Ubuntu
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) Ember.js
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (100.00%) Ember.js
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capistrano