The first table below looks at the demand for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.61% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.98% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £323 £450
% change year-on-year
+12.40% -28.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £17.00
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
369 266 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.47% 20.08% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 110 142
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £111 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 37
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £34.60 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Ubuntu
Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 11 £310 - 3
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Castleford - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Ubuntu
Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 14 (100.00%) Puppet
2 13 (92.86%) Splunk
3 12 (85.71%) nginx
4 9 (64.29%) NHS
5 8 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 8 (57.14%) Python
5 8 (57.14%) CentOS
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco
6 7 (50.00%) Firewall
7 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
7 6 (42.86%) Workflow
7 6 (42.86%) Service Management
7 6 (42.86%) Apache
7 6 (42.86%) .NET
7 6 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (42.86%) TeamCity
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (42.86%) Ruby
7 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
7 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 6 (42.86%) Capistrano
7 6 (42.86%) HAProxy
8 4 (28.57%) QMS
8 4 (28.57%) Quality Management
8 4 (28.57%) Validation
9 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (14.29%) V-Model

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 12 (85.71%) nginx
2 6 (42.86%) Apache
3 2 (14.29%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) TeamCity
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (57.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) NHS
2 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
1 8 (57.14%) CentOS
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Workflow
1 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) QMS
2 4 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 4 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) V-Model
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Ruby
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (42.86%) Capistrano
2 6 (42.86%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Splunk
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe