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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
England / East Midlands
Rank 91 94 87
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 9 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.062% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.15% 0.31% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £515 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +71.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £310
% change year-on-year +14.70% +37.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -27.83% -46.11%  

Ubuntu is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 286 323 380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 19.16% 19.90% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 157 180
Median daily rate £310 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.14% -2.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £180 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 45
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Ubuntu as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in the East Midlands

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 8 £515 -
Northamptonshire -1 4 - -
Nottinghamshire - 4 - -
Lincolnshire - 4 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £375 -
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) E-Commerce
2 10 (90.91%) Docker
2 10 (90.91%) Continuous Delivery
3 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (81.82%) Node.js
3 9 (81.82%) REST
3 9 (81.82%) IaaS
3 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (81.82%) Python
3 9 (81.82%) PaaS
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) TDD
4 8 (72.73%) Scrum
4 8 (72.73%) SOA
4 8 (72.73%) HTTP
4 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 8 (72.73%) DNS
4 8 (72.73%) SSL
4 8 (72.73%) .NET
4 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 8 (72.73%) Kanban
4 8 (72.73%) JSON
4 8 (72.73%) CoreOS
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) Red Hat

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) IaaS
1 9 (81.82%) PaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
1 8 (72.73%) HTTP
1 8 (72.73%) SSL
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) GitLab
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) MongoDB Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Node.js
1 9 (81.82%) REST
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) LAMP
3 1 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) CoreOS
3 2 (18.18%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Debian
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (9.09%) SUSE
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Continuous Delivery
1 10 (90.91%) E-Commerce
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (72.73%) Kanban
3 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) SOA
3 8 (72.73%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Mesos
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Rancher
2 1 (9.09%) rkt
2 1 (9.09%) Salt
2 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
2 1 (9.09%) SaltStack
2 1 (9.09%) VMware