The table below looks at the statistics for VirtualBox skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VirtualBox over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle VM VirtualBox
Rank 629 620 606
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -14
Contract jobs citing VirtualBox 12 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.021% 0.016%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Median daily rate £475 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6457 5633 5409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.62% 10.07% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3994 3104 2816
Median daily rate £390 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 675 633
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £37.50 £34.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

VirtualBox
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VirtualBox as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

VirtualBox Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VirtualBox
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VirtualBox within the UK.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VirtualBox
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

VirtualBox Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VirtualBox
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VirtualBox within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 10 £475 +5.55% 7
London -14 5 £575 +15.00% 1
North West -12 2 £400 - 1
East of England - 2 £400 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £475 -
Wilmslow - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -
Suffolk - 1 - -

VirtualBox
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VirtualBox also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VirtualBox.

1 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (65.22%) Jenkins
2 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
3 13 (56.52%) Linux
4 12 (52.17%) Vagrant
5 11 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (43.48%) Docker
7 9 (39.13%) DevOps
7 9 (39.13%) Ruby
7 9 (39.13%) Java
8 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
8 8 (34.78%) MVC
8 8 (34.78%) VMware
8 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (34.78%) Selenium
8 8 (34.78%) Gradle
9 7 (30.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 7 (30.43%) Perl
9 7 (30.43%) Unix
9 7 (30.43%) Windows
9 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
9 7 (30.43%) Python
10 6 (26.09%) Maven
10 6 (26.09%) Puppet
10 6 (26.09%) Sensu
10 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
10 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
11 5 (21.74%) TeamCity

VirtualBox
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Pig
4 2 (8.70%) Confluence
4 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (8.70%) WordPress
5 1 (4.35%) CMS
5 1 (4.35%) Drupal
5 1 (4.35%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
2 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 4 (17.39%) LDAP
3 2 (8.70%) IMAP
3 2 (8.70%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (8.70%) POP3
3 2 (8.70%) SMTP
3 2 (8.70%) SSH
3 2 (8.70%) SSL
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) OpenVPN
4 1 (4.35%) SMS
4 1 (4.35%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) Hazelcast
3 3 (13.04%) MariaDB
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
4 2 (8.70%) Big Data
4 2 (8.70%) DB2
4 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.70%) Impala
4 2 (8.70%) Mahout
4 2 (8.70%) Neo4j
4 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Jenkins
2 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
3 12 (52.17%) Vagrant
4 8 (34.78%) Gradle
4 8 (34.78%) Selenium
5 7 (30.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
6 6 (26.09%) Maven
7 5 (21.74%) TeamCity
8 4 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (17.39%) JUnit
8 4 (17.39%) Mockito
9 3 (13.04%) gulp
9 3 (13.04%) Subversion
9 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
10 2 (8.70%) Grunt
10 2 (8.70%) InstallShield
10 2 (8.70%) JIRA
10 2 (8.70%) TestComplete
10 2 (8.70%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Build Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Data Scientist
4 2 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Build and Release Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Unix Scripter
5 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Sensu
2 5 (21.74%) CSS
2 5 (21.74%) ELK Stack
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) JSON
3 4 (17.39%) Ajax
3 4 (17.39%) GeoJSON
3 4 (17.39%) JTS
3 4 (17.39%) Spring
3 4 (17.39%) Spring MVC
4 3 (13.04%) LAMP
5 2 (8.70%) Cascalog
5 2 (8.70%) D3.js
5 2 (8.70%) Java EE
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (8.70%) Pandas
5 2 (8.70%) RESTful
5 2 (8.70%) scikit-learn
5 2 (8.70%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Unix
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
4 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.35%) Debian
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) DevOps
4 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
4 8 (34.78%) MVC
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Web Development
6 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
7 2 (8.70%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Java
1 9 (39.13%) Ruby
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) Perl
2 7 (30.43%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) PHP
6 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
7 2 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (8.70%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) Clojure
7 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.70%) R
7 2 (8.70%) VBA
8 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
8 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.35%) PHP 5
8 1 (4.35%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PhD
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Docker
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Xen
4 1 (4.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (4.35%) KVM
4 1 (4.35%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (26.09%) Puppet
3 5 (21.74%) Ansible
4 4 (17.39%) logstash
5 2 (8.70%) CA Wily
5 2 (8.70%) Capistrano
5 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
5 2 (8.70%) ZABBIX
5 2 (8.70%) Zenoss
6 1 (4.35%) Graylog
6 1 (4.35%) Kibana
6 1 (4.35%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.04%) Google
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
4 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (8.70%) Splunk
5 1 (4.35%) ForgeRock
5 1 (4.35%) Infobright
5 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft
5 1 (4.35%) NEC