Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 220 214
Rank change year-on-year -2 -6 -7
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 20 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.58% 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.58% 2.86% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 20
City of London median daily rate £575 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £389 £413 £410
90th Percentile £725 £603 £625
Central London median daily rate £519 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -5.68% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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 1,263 1,435 1,396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.57% 20.38% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 1,097 1,074
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £173 £198 £210
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 77 39
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £12.04 £14.80 £12.25
90th Percentile £44.80 £25.20 £30.30
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.40
% change year-on-year +12.30% +1.66% +5.11%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Ruby
3 15 (75.00%) Python
4 14 (70.00%) Windows
4 14 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (65.00%) Java
6 12 (60.00%) Node.js
7 11 (55.00%) Debian
8 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (40.00%) Ansible
10 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
11 7 (35.00%) DevOps
11 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
11 7 (35.00%) Puppet
11 7 (35.00%) CentOS
11 7 (35.00%) Apache
11 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (35.00%) Mac OS X
11 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
11 7 (35.00%) JIRA
12 6 (30.00%) COBIT
12 6 (30.00%) OWASP
12 6 (30.00%) VMware
12 6 (30.00%) Information Security
12 6 (30.00%) Nessus
12 6 (30.00%) Spring
12 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (30.00%) Adobe

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 7 (35.00%) Apache
2 6 (30.00%) Confluence
2 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (20.00%) nginx
4 3 (15.00%) IIS
4 3 (15.00%) Jetty
5 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (10.00%) JBoss
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (5.00%) Mongrel
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (10.00%) Apigee
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (10.00%) OpenShift
4 2 (10.00%) SaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.00%) CloudBees
5 1 (5.00%) GitHub
5 1 (5.00%) Google App Engine
5 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (5.00%) Office 365
5 1 (5.00%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (5.00%) Route 53
5 1 (5.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 2 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (10.00%) Redis
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
2 6 (30.00%) Ant
2 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 4 (20.00%) Subversion
4 3 (15.00%) JMeter
4 3 (15.00%) Maven
4 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
5 2 (10.00%) CF BOSH
5 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (10.00%) FishEye
5 2 (10.00%) Gradle
5 2 (10.00%) Hudson
5 2 (10.00%) IntelliJ
5 2 (10.00%) Leiningen
5 2 (10.00%) Poseidon for UML
5 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Python Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Node.js
2 6 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware
3 3 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (10.00%) GWT
4 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) JMS
4 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) JSON
4 2 (10.00%) Play Framework
4 2 (10.00%) React
4 2 (10.00%) STL
4 2 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) PKI
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Derivative
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Debian
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (35.00%) CentOS
5 7 (35.00%) Mac OS X
6 6 (30.00%) openSUSE
7 2 (10.00%) Android
7 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (5.00%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Fedora
8 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) DevOps
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security
2 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) OWASP
2 6 (30.00%) SABSA
2 6 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (10.00%) JVM Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Ruby
2 15 (75.00%) Python
3 13 (65.00%) Java
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (35.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) Perl
7 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (10.00%) Clojure
8 2 (10.00%) ClojureScript
8 2 (10.00%) Groovy
8 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (10.00%) Scala
8 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (10.00%) VBA
9 1 (5.00%) C
9 1 (5.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) COBIT
1 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (30.00%) NIST
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Docker
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) KVM
3 2 (10.00%) Xen
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Ansible
2 7 (35.00%) Puppet
3 6 (30.00%) Nessus
4 5 (25.00%) HP Fortify
5 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
6 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (15.00%) Salt
6 3 (15.00%) Terraform
7 2 (10.00%) Packer
8 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
8 1 (5.00%) Grafana
8 1 (5.00%) Kibana
8 1 (5.00%) logstash
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Adobe
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Qualys
3 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (10.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (10.00%) Hortonworks
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Sybase
5 1 (5.00%) Apple
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Okta
5 1 (5.00%) Perforce
5 1 (5.00%) Rackspace