The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 103 100 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -24
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 17 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.84% 0.87% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.66% 3.90% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 19
Median daily rate £450 £225 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £217 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £247 £239
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +90.62%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
465 461 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.94% 22.27% 19.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 275 203
Median daily rate £425 £331 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.30% +14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £176 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 31
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.24 £10.91 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £40.00 £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the West Yorkshire region.

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Leeds -7 13 £450 +100.00% 1
Ubuntu
Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 35 (100.00%) Linux
1 35 (100.00%) CentOS
2 26 (74.29%) VMware
3 25 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (71.43%) DevOps
4 24 (68.57%) Puppet
5 22 (62.86%) Bash Shell
5 22 (62.86%) Git (software)
5 22 (62.86%) Ruby
5 22 (62.86%) Configuration Management
6 21 (60.00%) Java
6 21 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (60.00%) Maven
6 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
6 21 (60.00%) Build Automation
7 20 (57.14%) Ansible
7 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
8 19 (54.29%) OpenStack
9 17 (48.57%) Docker
10 16 (45.71%) Atlassian
10 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (45.71%) Confluence
10 16 (45.71%) Mocha
10 16 (45.71%) vSphere
10 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (45.71%) Scrum
10 16 (45.71%) Selenium
10 16 (45.71%) JIRA

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 19 (54.29%) OpenStack
2 16 (45.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DHCP
1 7 (20.00%) DNS
1 7 (20.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Git (software)
2 21 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 21 (60.00%) Maven
3 16 (45.71%) Appium
3 16 (45.71%) JIRA
3 16 (45.71%) Mocha
3 16 (45.71%) Selenium
3 16 (45.71%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (8.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (45.71%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Hardware Specialist
4 4 (11.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Automation Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support
7 1 (2.86%) Server Support
7 1 (2.86%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) Chai
2 1 (2.86%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) NHS
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (8.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) CentOS
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Fedora
4 1 (2.86%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) DevOps
2 22 (62.86%) Configuration Management
3 21 (60.00%) Build Automation
3 21 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (45.71%) Scrum
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) Open Source
5 3 (8.57%) Service Management
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.57%) Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.86%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) Bash Shell
1 22 (62.86%) Ruby
2 21 (60.00%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (54.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) Docker
2 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (45.71%) vSphere
3 7 (20.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (68.57%) Puppet
2 20 (57.14%) Ansible
3 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) VMware
2 16 (45.71%) Atlassian
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.57%) Splunk