Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 220 206
Rank change year-on-year +24 -14 +49
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 46 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.34% 0.56%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.21% 1.73% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 31
City of London median daily rate £550 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £413 £403 £425
90th Percentile £575 £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 1,432 1,332 1,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.49% 19.66% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,097 1,026 1,140
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £179 £213 £275
90th Percentile £650 £661 £626
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 48 31
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +3.54%
10th Percentile £13.40 £11.64 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.90 £28.25 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%

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 25 September 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

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
London Bridge - 1 £500 -
Ubuntu
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (84.78%) Docker
3 38 (82.61%) Jenkins
4 35 (76.09%) CentOS
5 34 (73.91%) Python
5 34 (73.91%) DevOps
6 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (69.57%) GitHub
8 29 (63.04%) Nagios
9 28 (60.87%) Google
10 26 (56.52%) Go
11 25 (54.35%) Kafka
11 25 (54.35%) Grafana
11 25 (54.35%) Prometheus
11 25 (54.35%) Red Hat
12 24 (52.17%) Bash Shell
12 24 (52.17%) MongoDB
12 24 (52.17%) Icinga
13 23 (50.00%) High Availability
13 23 (50.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
13 23 (50.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 23 (50.00%) Device Driver
14 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (26.09%) Java
16 12 (26.09%) Ansible
17 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
18 9 (19.57%) Puppet
19 8 (17.39%) Windows
20 7 (15.22%) Finance

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 (10.87%) Apache
2 4 (8.70%) CMS
2 4 (8.70%) Drupal
3 3 (6.52%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.35%) nginx
4 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.17%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.17%) Confluence
5 1 (2.17%) Gunicorn
5 1 (2.17%) Jetty
5 1 (2.17%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 32 (69.57%) GitHub
2 17 (36.96%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (10.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 5 (10.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (6.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (6.52%) Datadog
5 3 (6.52%) Office 365
6 2 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (4.35%) IaaS
6 2 (4.35%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (4.35%) OpenShift
6 2 (4.35%) PaaS
7 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.17%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (2.17%) Route 53
7 1 (2.17%) SaaS
7 1 (2.17%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) Firewall
1 5 (10.87%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) AMQP
2 1 (2.17%) BGP
2 1 (2.17%) IPFIX
2 1 (2.17%) Junos
2 1 (2.17%) MPLS
2 1 (2.17%) MQTT
2 1 (2.17%) MRTG
2 1 (2.17%) OSPF
2 1 (2.17%) SNMP
2 1 (2.17%) TACACS
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (52.17%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.87%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.52%) Redis
4 2 (4.35%) Aerospike
4 2 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.35%) Couchbase
4 2 (4.35%) Hazelcast
4 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (82.61%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
3 6 (13.04%) Selenium
4 5 (10.87%) Maven
5 4 (8.70%) Appium
5 4 (8.70%) JUnit
6 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
7 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.35%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (4.35%) Travis CI
7 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
7 2 (4.35%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.17%) Gradle
8 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.17%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Web Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Developer in Test
5 3 (6.52%) Java Developer in Test
6 2 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Azure DevOps
7 1 (2.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (54.35%) Kafka
2 7 (15.22%) REST
3 6 (13.04%) Web Services
4 4 (8.70%) Apache POI
4 4 (8.70%) Gherkin
4 4 (8.70%) LAMP
5 3 (6.52%) LDAP
6 2 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (4.35%) Java EE
6 2 (4.35%) Node.js
6 2 (4.35%) RESTful
6 2 (4.35%) Spring Boot
6 2 (4.35%) Vert.x
7 1 (2.17%) JRuby
7 1 (2.17%) JSON
7 1 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.17%) React
7 1 (2.17%) React Native
7 1 (2.17%) Servlets
7 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 4 (8.70%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.52%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.52%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.35%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.35%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (76.09%) CentOS
3 8 (17.39%) Windows
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.70%) Unix
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) DC/OS
6 2 (4.35%) Debian
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) DevOps
2 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (50.00%) High Availability
3 23 (50.00%) Immutable Infrastructure
3 23 (50.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.87%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.70%) OO
6 4 (8.70%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.35%) Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) Change Control
8 2 (4.35%) Cloud Operations
8 2 (4.35%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) SDLC
8 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) Python
2 26 (56.52%) Go
3 24 (52.17%) Bash Shell
4 12 (26.09%) Java
5 4 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 4 (8.70%) SQL
6 3 (6.52%) C++
6 3 (6.52%) Groovy
6 3 (6.52%) Perl
6 3 (6.52%) Scala
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) Bourne shell
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 39 (84.78%) Docker
2 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) VirtualBox
4 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 2 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (2.17%) KVM
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (63.04%) Nagios
2 25 (54.35%) Grafana
2 25 (54.35%) Prometheus
3 24 (52.17%) Icinga
4 12 (26.09%) Ansible
5 9 (19.57%) Puppet
6 7 (15.22%) Kubernetes
6 7 (15.22%) Terraform
7 5 (10.87%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (6.52%) Kibana
10 2 (4.35%) Consul
10 2 (4.35%) Salt
10 2 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (2.17%) collectd
11 1 (2.17%) Fluentd
11 1 (2.17%) Graylog
11 1 (2.17%) logstash
11 1 (2.17%) Observium
11 1 (2.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 28 (60.87%) Google
2 25 (54.35%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.04%) VMware
4 5 (10.87%) Splunk
5 4 (8.70%) New Relic
6 3 (6.52%) AppDynamics
6 3 (6.52%) SaltStack
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix
7 2 (4.35%) IBM
7 2 (4.35%) Micro Focus
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco
8 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.17%) Huawei
8 1 (2.17%) Juniper
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.17%) Perforce
8 1 (2.17%) Rackspace