The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 32 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.42% 0.55% 2.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.00% 2.00% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£305 - £175
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 - £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £235
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £250
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+212.50% -
Ubuntu
South Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
50 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 17.73% 27.62% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 26
Average daily rate £275 £284 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £110 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Gerrit
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) WebKit
3 2 (50.00%) QML
3 2 (50.00%) Redmine
3 2 (50.00%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Valgrind
3 2 (50.00%) GStreamer
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Qt
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (50.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) DTV

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Jetty
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
2 1 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) DMZ
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Gerrit
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Redmine
2 2 (50.00%) Valgrind
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (25.00%) FishEye
3 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (25.00%) Gradle
3 1 (25.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) PVCS
3 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Qt
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) GStreamer
2 2 (50.00%) WebKit
2 2 (50.00%) QML
2 2 (50.00%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DTV
1 2 (50.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (50.00%) STB
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Lua
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (25.00%) Sun
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) VMware