Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 22 July 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 218 216
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2 +63
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 45 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 0.37% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.08% 1.78% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 25
City of London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £413 £408 £418
90th Percentile £588 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 - -
Central 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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,462 1,351 1,442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.82% 20.79% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,140 1,052 1,177
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £213 £231 £270
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 32 36
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.88% -10.53% +1.60%
10th Percentile £14.56 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.58 £29.53 £25.63
Central London median hourly rate £19.25 £18.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.00% -1.63% +5.56%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the City of London

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the City of London

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in the City of London

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (80.00%) CentOS
2 36 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 36 (80.00%) Docker
3 35 (77.78%) DevOps
4 29 (64.44%) Python
4 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (62.22%) GitHub
6 23 (51.11%) Bash Shell
6 23 (51.11%) MongoDB
6 23 (51.11%) Google
6 23 (51.11%) Red Hat
7 22 (48.89%) Nagios
7 22 (48.89%) High Availability
7 22 (48.89%) Kafka
7 22 (48.89%) Go
8 21 (46.67%) Icinga
8 21 (46.67%) Device Driver
8 21 (46.67%) Grafana
8 21 (46.67%) Prometheus
8 21 (46.67%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 21 (46.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 18 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (31.11%) Ansible
11 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (22.22%) Java
12 9 (20.00%) Terraform
12 9 (20.00%) Kubernetes
13 8 (17.78%) Puppet
14 7 (15.56%) Git (software)

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (11.11%) Apache
2 3 (6.67%) CMS
2 3 (6.67%) Drupal
2 3 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (2.22%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.22%) Gunicorn
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) Jetty
3 1 (2.22%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 28 (62.22%) GitHub
2 18 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (8.89%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (6.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.67%) Office 365
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.22%) Datadog
6 1 (2.22%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Route 53
6 1 (2.22%) Serverless
6 1 (2.22%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) HTTP
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (51.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.44%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.11%) Maven
4 4 (8.89%) Appium
4 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.89%) JUnit
4 4 (8.89%) Selenium
5 2 (4.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
5 2 (4.44%) Travis CI
5 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.22%) Ant
6 1 (2.22%) Gradle
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Developer in Test
5 3 (6.67%) Java Developer in Test
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Web Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (2.22%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.22%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (2.22%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) DBA
7 1 (2.22%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (2.22%) MongoDB DBA
7 1 (2.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) Kafka
2 6 (13.33%) REST
3 4 (8.89%) Apache POI
3 4 (8.89%) Gherkin
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
4 3 (6.67%) LAMP
5 2 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.22%) JRuby
6 1 (2.22%) LDAP
6 1 (2.22%) Node.js
6 1 (2.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Device Driver
2 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.22%) Fintech
4 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (80.00%) CentOS
3 5 (11.11%) Windows
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.44%) DC/OS
5 2 (4.44%) Debian
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (77.78%) DevOps
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (48.89%) High Availability
4 21 (46.67%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 21 (46.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 10 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (11.11%) Cloud Operations
6 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.89%) OO
7 4 (8.89%) Software Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.44%) Data Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.44%) SDLC
9 1 (2.22%) API Development
9 1 (2.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (2.22%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) Python
2 23 (51.11%) Bash Shell
3 22 (48.89%) Go
4 10 (22.22%) Java
5 5 (11.11%) SQL
6 4 (8.89%) Groovy
7 3 (6.67%) C++
7 3 (6.67%) Scala
7 3 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.44%) Ruby
9 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) GCP
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 36 (80.00%) Docker
2 3 (6.67%) VirtualBox
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.22%) vCloud
4 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (48.89%) Nagios
2 21 (46.67%) Grafana
2 21 (46.67%) Icinga
2 21 (46.67%) Prometheus
3 14 (31.11%) Ansible
4 9 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 9 (20.00%) Terraform
5 8 (17.78%) Puppet
6 6 (13.33%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.22%) Graylog
8 1 (2.22%) Kibana
8 1 (2.22%) Marathon
8 1 (2.22%) Mesos
8 1 (2.22%) Packer
8 1 (2.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Google
1 23 (51.11%) Red Hat
2 4 (8.89%) SaltStack
2 4 (8.89%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) New Relic
3 2 (4.44%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.22%) Perforce
4 1 (2.22%) Rackspace