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 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 123 129 97
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 19 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.67% 0.62% 1.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.68% 2.71% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 23
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 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £247 £227
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
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
708 665 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 24.98% 22.84% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 398 322
Median daily rate £400 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 53 76
Median hourly rate £13.74 £15.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.40% +9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £35.00 £25.00
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 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 30 May 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 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
West Yorkshire -3 17 £450 +100.00% 1
Humberside - 1 £450 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 37 (100.00%) Linux
1 37 (100.00%) CentOS
2 28 (75.68%) VMware
3 25 (67.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (67.57%) DevOps
4 24 (64.86%) Puppet
5 22 (59.46%) Git (software)
5 22 (59.46%) Bash Shell
5 22 (59.46%) Ruby
5 22 (59.46%) Configuration Management
6 21 (56.76%) Java
6 21 (56.76%) Maven
6 21 (56.76%) Security Cleared
6 21 (56.76%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (56.76%) Build Automation
6 21 (56.76%) Jenkins
7 20 (54.05%) Ansible
7 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
8 19 (51.35%) OpenStack
9 17 (45.95%) Docker
10 16 (43.24%) Atlassian
10 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (43.24%) Confluence
10 16 (43.24%) Mocha
10 16 (43.24%) vSphere
10 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (43.24%) Scrum
10 16 (43.24%) JIRA
10 16 (43.24%) Selenium

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 19 (51.35%) OpenStack
2 16 (43.24%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 20 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) PaaS
3 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) DHCP
1 9 (24.32%) DNS
1 9 (24.32%) SAN
Development Applications
1 22 (59.46%) Git (software)
2 21 (56.76%) Jenkins
2 21 (56.76%) Maven
3 16 (43.24%) Appium
3 16 (43.24%) JIRA
3 16 (43.24%) Mocha
3 16 (43.24%) Selenium
3 16 (43.24%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
General
1 3 (8.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Storage Specialist
4 6 (16.22%) Hardware Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Technician
7 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Technician
7 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Hardware Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) IT Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Server Support
8 1 (2.70%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) Chai
2 1 (2.70%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) NHS
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) CentOS
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (8.11%) Fedora
4 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) DevOps
2 22 (59.46%) Configuration Management
3 21 (56.76%) Build Automation
3 21 (56.76%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (43.24%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Open Source
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) Workflow
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.70%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Bash Shell
1 22 (59.46%) Ruby
2 21 (56.76%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Security Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 4 (10.81%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (45.95%) Docker
2 16 (43.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (43.24%) vSphere
3 9 (24.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 24 (64.86%) Puppet
2 20 (54.05%) Ansible
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.41%) Salt
4 1 (2.70%) Grafana
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) VMware
2 16 (43.24%) Atlassian
3 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.11%) Splunk