The table below looks at the statistics for Ubuntu skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ubuntu Linux
Rank 122 114 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -33
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 19 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.68% 1.03% 1.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.84% 4.75% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 27
Median daily rate £450 £288 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.52% +55.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £225 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £310 £230
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+33.06% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +181.25%
Ubuntu
England

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

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
670 631 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.92% 21.57% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 351 276
Median daily rate £425 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £195 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 55 62
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £40.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Ubuntu
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ubuntu across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Ubuntu Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Ubuntu Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
West Yorkshire -18 17 £450 +63.63% 1
Humberside - 1 £450 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 30 (100.00%) Linux
1 30 (100.00%) CentOS
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
3 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
4 16 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (53.33%) DevOps
5 15 (50.00%) Puppet
6 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
6 14 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (46.67%) OpenStack
6 14 (46.67%) Ansible
7 11 (36.67%) Build Automation
7 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
7 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
7 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
7 11 (36.67%) Maven
7 11 (36.67%) Ruby
7 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (36.67%) Java
7 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
8 9 (30.00%) Scrum
8 9 (30.00%) DHCP
8 9 (30.00%) DNS
8 9 (30.00%) SAN
8 9 (30.00%) JIRA
8 9 (30.00%) Selenium
8 9 (30.00%) VMware Server
8 9 (30.00%) Atlassian
8 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (30.00%) Confluence

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in 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 14 (46.67%) OpenStack
2 9 (30.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 14 (46.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) DHCP
1 9 (30.00%) DNS
1 9 (30.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
1 11 (36.67%) Jenkins
1 11 (36.67%) Maven
2 9 (30.00%) Appium
2 9 (30.00%) JIRA
2 9 (30.00%) Mocha
2 9 (30.00%) Selenium
2 9 (30.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Storage Specialist
4 6 (20.00%) Hardware Specialist
5 5 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Technician
6 4 (13.33%) Support Technician
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Support Technician
8 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu Technician
9 1 (3.33%) Automation Specialist
9 1 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) DevOps Specialist
9 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) IT Support
9 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu Specialist
9 1 (3.33%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Chai
2 1 (3.33%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) NHS
2 5 (16.67%) Enterprise Cloud
2 5 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) CentOS
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) DevOps
2 11 (36.67%) Build Automation
2 11 (36.67%) Configuration Management
2 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Open Source
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
4 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 5 (16.67%) Workflow
5 4 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Bash Shell
1 11 (36.67%) Java
1 11 (36.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (23.33%) Degree
4 6 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Docker
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (30.00%) VMware Server
1 9 (30.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) Puppet
2 14 (46.67%) Ansible
3 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (13.33%) Salt
4 1 (3.33%) Grafana
4 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) Atlassian
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.67%) Splunk