Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 January 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 141 134
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.066% 0.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.30% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
East Midlands median daily rate - £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
England median daily rate £463 £485 £475
% change year-on-year -4.64% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +47.06% -55.84%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 563 658 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.84% 21.84% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 394 317
East Midlands median daily rate £368 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.08% -1.52% -1.49%
10th Percentile £130 £175 £125
90th Percentile £538 £525 £494
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 70 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.64% +17.31% +0.78%
10th Percentile £12.05 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £32.50 £30.00 £27.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the East Midlands

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the East Midlands