Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 21 January 2018 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 - 107
Rank change year-on-year - +107 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.49% - 0.098%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.73% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Cheshire median daily rate £425 - £345
10th Percentile £343 - £321
90th Percentile £578 - £374
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £345
% change year-on-year +6.25% +15.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 220 273 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.87% 21.21% 19.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 169 251
Cheshire median daily rate £394 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £170 £233
90th Percentile £563 £603 £523
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 49
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -11.76% +5.20%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.10 £10.40
90th Percentile £26.00 £22.75 £27.71
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.94% -5.88% +13.33%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Cheshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Cheshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in Cheshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Crewe - 1 £425 -
Ubuntu
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) IntelliJ
4 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (50.00%) Dropwizard
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Android
5 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (33.33%) Android Development
5 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
5 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 2 (33.33%) HTTP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) JUnit
5 2 (33.33%) C
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) OO
5 2 (33.33%) J2SE
5 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Java ME
5 2 (33.33%) STB
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Datadog
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
1 1 (16.67%) IaaS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 1 (16.67%) GitLab
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Core Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (16.67%) GUI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) GUI Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java GUI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Dropwizard
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) J2SE
2 2 (33.33%) Java ME
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) STB
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat