The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 61 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.52% 0.11% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.70% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate £448 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.40
Ubuntu
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
263 200 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.70% 22.83% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 107 85
Average daily rate £380 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 14
Average hourly rate £50.28 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.83% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Reading region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (76.47%) Python
3 13 (76.47%) Configuration Management
3 13 (76.47%) Java
3 13 (76.47%) CentOS
3 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (76.47%) RESTful
3 13 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (76.47%) Bash Shell
3 13 (76.47%) Puppet
3 13 (76.47%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (76.47%) Ansible
3 13 (76.47%) Sensu
3 13 (76.47%) logstash
3 13 (76.47%) DevOps
3 13 (76.47%) Graphite
3 13 (76.47%) Web Services
3 13 (76.47%) ELK Stack
3 13 (76.47%) Terraform
4 7 (41.18%) Big Data
4 7 (41.18%) SLA
5 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
6 4 (23.53%) MySQL
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) Apache
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) Ruby
7 3 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 13 (76.47%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Big Data
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
1 3 (17.65%) RSpec
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) PhpStorm
2 1 (5.88%) PHPUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) DevOps Engineer
1 13 (76.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 13 (76.47%) Linux Engineer
1 13 (76.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Linux Scripter
2 7 (41.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Elasticsearch Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) ELK Stack
1 13 (76.47%) RESTful
1 13 (76.47%) Sensu
1 13 (76.47%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.88%) Behat
3 1 (5.88%) Laravel
3 1 (5.88%) Phusion Passenger
3 1 (5.88%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) CentOS
2 13 (76.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) Configuration Management
2 13 (76.47%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) Bash Shell
2 13 (76.47%) Java
2 13 (76.47%) Python
3 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Ansible
1 13 (76.47%) Graphite
1 13 (76.47%) logstash
1 13 (76.47%) Puppet
1 13 (76.47%) Terraform
2 3 (17.65%) Capistrano