Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 20 July 2019 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
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 243 235
Rank change year-on-year -17 -8 -12
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 19 52 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.22% 0.56% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.11% 2.71% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 23
Central London median daily rate £588 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £400 £444 £393
90th Percentile £725 £606 £625
London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Central London median hourly rate - £32.00 -
London median hourly rate - £32.00 -

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 Central London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,713 1,917 1,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 19.79% 20.50% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,295 1,457 1,231
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.44%
10th Percentile £174 £192 £211
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
London median daily rate £475 £485 £475
% change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 81 40
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.97% -1.61%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.00 £12.86
90th Percentile £37.50 £25.00 £130.13
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.49 £20.75
% change year-on-year +7.78% -6.10% +20.29%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Central London

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Central London

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Central London over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in Central London

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in Central London

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Central London region over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 17 £606 +10.23% 16
West End of London - 1 £400 -
City of Westminster - 1 £400 -
Ubuntu
London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Python
2 15 (78.95%) Ruby
3 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (68.42%) Java
4 13 (68.42%) Node.js
5 12 (63.16%) Windows
6 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 10 (52.63%) Debian
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (42.11%) Ansible
9 7 (36.84%) DevOps
9 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
9 7 (36.84%) CentOS
9 7 (36.84%) Mac OS X
9 7 (36.84%) Apache
10 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
10 6 (31.58%) Ant
10 6 (31.58%) ITIL
10 6 (31.58%) Information Security
10 6 (31.58%) Adobe
10 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
10 6 (31.58%) OWASP
10 6 (31.58%) openSUSE
10 6 (31.58%) Puppet
10 6 (31.58%) Nessus
10 6 (31.58%) Spring
10 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (31.58%) COBIT

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 7 (36.84%) Apache
2 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
3 5 (26.32%) Confluence
3 5 (26.32%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (21.05%) nginx
5 3 (15.79%) IIS
5 3 (15.79%) Jetty
6 2 (10.53%) Apache Spark
6 2 (10.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (10.53%) JBoss
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
7 1 (5.26%) Mongrel
7 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (10.53%) Apigee
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (10.53%) OpenShift
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.26%) CloudBees
4 1 (5.26%) GitHub
4 1 (5.26%) Google App Engine
4 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (5.26%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Route 53
4 1 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) Redis
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) InfluxDB
4 1 (5.26%) MS Access
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Ant
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
3 3 (15.79%) JMeter
3 3 (15.79%) Maven
3 3 (15.79%) Mercurial
4 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (10.53%) CF BOSH
4 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
4 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.53%) FishEye
4 2 (10.53%) Gradle
4 2 (10.53%) Hudson
4 2 (10.53%) Leiningen
4 2 (10.53%) Poseidon for UML
4 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
4 2 (10.53%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
4 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Database Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Elasticsearch Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Node.js
2 6 (31.58%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 3 (15.79%) Middleware
3 3 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (10.53%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (10.53%) Apache Camel
4 2 (10.53%) GWT
4 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) HTML5
4 2 (10.53%) JMS
4 2 (10.53%) jQuery
4 2 (10.53%) JSON
4 2 (10.53%) Play Framework
4 2 (10.53%) React
4 2 (10.53%) STL
4 2 (10.53%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Native
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Derivative
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) User Experience
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
4 10 (52.63%) Debian
5 7 (36.84%) CentOS
5 7 (36.84%) Mac OS X
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
6 6 (31.58%) openSUSE
7 2 (10.53%) Android
7 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (5.26%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (5.26%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) DevOps
2 6 (31.58%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) OWASP
2 6 (31.58%) SABSA
2 6 (31.58%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (26.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Migration
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (10.53%) JVM Tuning
6 2 (10.53%) Kanban
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Python
1 15 (78.95%) Ruby
2 13 (68.42%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) C++
7 3 (15.79%) Perl
7 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
8 2 (10.53%) Clojure
8 2 (10.53%) ClojureScript
8 2 (10.53%) Groovy
8 2 (10.53%) PHP
8 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
8 2 (10.53%) Scala
8 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (10.53%) VBA
9 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) COBIT
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (31.58%) NIST
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) KVM
3 1 (5.26%) VirtualBox
3 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Ansible
2 6 (31.58%) Nessus
2 6 (31.58%) Puppet
3 5 (26.32%) HP Fortify
4 4 (21.05%) Kubernetes
5 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (15.79%) Salt
5 3 (15.79%) Terraform
6 2 (10.53%) Packer
7 1 (5.26%) Grafana
7 1 (5.26%) Kibana
7 1 (5.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Adobe
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Qualys
2 5 (26.32%) Red Hat
2 5 (26.32%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Cloudera
4 2 (10.53%) Hortonworks
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) Sybase
5 1 (5.26%) Google
5 1 (5.26%) Okta
5 1 (5.26%) Perforce
5 1 (5.26%) Rackspace