Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ubuntu Linux
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 94 71
Rank change year-on-year -3 -23 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 2 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.13% 0.64% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.74% 3.55% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 15
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
West Midlands median daily rate £488 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +22.06% +14.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Ubuntu is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 271 282 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.03% 18.00% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 175 120
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £395 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.72% +23.92% -8.93%
10th Percentile £173 £172 £150
90th Percentile £508 £533 £426
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £395 £325
% change year-on-year -7.59% +21.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 24
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.75 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.84% -15.00% +3.91%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.18 £10.63
90th Percentile £20.43 £18.98 £27.03
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.41 £13.84 £14.45
% change year-on-year +4.08% -4.22% -0.34%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Birmingham

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ubuntu in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) D3.js
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Talend
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source Development
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop Developer
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Pentaho Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (50.00%) D3.js
2 1 (50.00%) Drools
2 1 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (50.00%) jBPM
2 1 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source Development
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Talend