The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank - - 129
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £47.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-43.68% +196.87%
Ubuntu
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
622 571 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.33% 17.91% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 273 326
Median daily rate £321 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Scotland