The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 45 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.35% 0.28% 0.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.74% 1.06% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £381 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.31% +38.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £150.00 -
% change year-on-year
-66.66% -
Ubuntu
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 South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
122 94 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 23.60% 26.40% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 42 76
Average daily rate £300 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £111 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £11.60 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £119.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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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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
Sheffield -11 7 £425 -
Ubuntu
Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Docker
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) CentOS
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Google
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 3 (42.86%) Gerrit
4 3 (42.86%) Build Automation
4 3 (42.86%) MCollective
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Ansible
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 2 (28.57%) Qt
5 2 (28.57%) HTML5

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (28.57%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Jetty
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
2 1 (14.29%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) DMZ
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (57.14%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) Gerrit
4 2 (28.57%) Redmine
4 2 (28.57%) Valgrind
5 1 (14.29%) Hudson
5 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 1 (14.29%) FishEye
5 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
5 1 (14.29%) Gradle
5 1 (14.29%) Artifactory
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 1 (14.29%) Ant
5 1 (14.29%) PVCS
5 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
5 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) PHP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) MCollective
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) OpenGL
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) Qt
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) GStreamer
2 2 (28.57%) WebKit
2 2 (28.57%) QML
2 2 (28.57%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (14.29%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) DTV
1 2 (28.57%) Streaming Video
1 2 (28.57%) STB
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (14.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Build Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Bash Shell
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) Lua
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded C++
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat