Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Debian skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Debian over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 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.

Debian Linux
UK > England
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 613 778 778
Rank change year-on-year +165 0 -53
Contract jobs citing Debian 43 68 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.077% 0.077% 0.089%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 58
Median daily rate £475 £425 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -6.85% +1.39%
10th Percentile £378 £263 £314
90th Percentile £565 £650 £655
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% -0.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK median hourly rate - - £32.50

Debian 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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11,396 18,028 19,515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.37% 20.47% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,074 11,438 12,552
Median daily rate £425 £435 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% -0.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £143 £160 £178
90th Percentile £613 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 930 1,078 1,154
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.72% +5.30%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.23 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.01% +2.93% +3.03%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Debian as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in England

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Debian in England.

Daily rate trend for Debian in England

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Debian in England over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Debian in England

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Debian in England.

Hourly rate trend for Debian in England

Debian
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the England region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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 +130 19 £525 +3.45% 16
South East +111 14 £475 +11.76% 13
East of England +38 5 £450 - 10
North of England +40 3 £288 -21.23% 9
North West +31 2 £338 +22.73% 4
Midlands +67 1 - - 4
West Midlands +50 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +40 1 £288 -39.47% 4
South West +29 1 £438 -32.69% 9
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Debian 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 England region with a requirement for Debian.

1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (65.12%) Ubuntu
3 24 (55.81%) Git (software)
4 23 (53.49%) CentOS
4 23 (53.49%) Python
5 22 (51.16%) Java
5 22 (51.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
6 21 (48.84%) Jenkins
7 19 (44.19%) Test Automation
8 17 (39.53%) System Testing
8 17 (39.53%) RabbitMQ
8 17 (39.53%) C++
9 16 (37.21%) Tomcat
9 16 (37.21%) Spring
9 16 (37.21%) Maven
9 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (37.21%) Subversion
9 16 (37.21%) Mercurial
9 16 (37.21%) AWS
10 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
10 15 (34.88%) FindBugs
10 15 (34.88%) SonarQube
10 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (34.88%) Log4j
11 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
12 11 (25.58%) Ansible
12 11 (25.58%) Open Source
12 11 (25.58%) Project Delivery
13 10 (23.26%) Azure

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 16 (37.21%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.95%) Apache
2 6 (13.95%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (11.63%) Apache Spark
3 5 (11.63%) Confluence
4 3 (6.98%) nginx
4 3 (6.98%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Pig
5 2 (4.65%) JBoss
5 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.33%) CMS
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) Jetty
6 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Fuse
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) AWS
2 10 (23.26%) Azure
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (13.95%) Serverless
4 5 (11.63%) Amazon S3
5 4 (9.30%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (9.30%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 4 (9.30%) AWS CodePipeline
5 4 (9.30%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (9.30%) GitHub
5 4 (9.30%) Route 53
5 4 (9.30%) SaaS
6 3 (6.98%) Amazon Glacier
7 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (4.65%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (4.65%) Azure Functions
7 2 (4.65%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) SSH
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
3 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) Big Data
1 9 (20.93%) MySQL
2 7 (16.28%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (16.28%) Hadoop
3 6 (13.95%) Cloudera CDH
4 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (4.65%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (4.65%) Data Lake
5 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.65%) SAP HANA
5 2 (4.65%) Spark SQL
6 1 (2.33%) MS Access
6 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Git (software)
2 21 (48.84%) Jenkins
3 16 (37.21%) Maven
3 16 (37.21%) Mercurial
3 16 (37.21%) Subversion
4 15 (34.88%) FindBugs
4 15 (34.88%) Log4j
4 15 (34.88%) SonarQube
5 6 (13.95%) JIRA
6 4 (9.30%) GitLab
7 2 (4.65%) Hudson
8 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.33%) FishEye
8 1 (2.33%) Gradle
8 1 (2.33%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (2.33%) Leiningen
8 1 (2.33%) Poseidon for UML
8 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
1 3 (6.98%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Administrator
3 7 (16.28%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Java Software Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Architect
5 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Administrator
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) RabbitMQ
2 16 (37.21%) Spring
3 7 (16.28%) Web Services
4 4 (9.30%) HTML
4 4 (9.30%) jQuery
4 4 (9.30%) XML
5 3 (6.98%) HTML5
5 3 (6.98%) React
6 2 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (4.65%) Ajax
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
6 2 (4.65%) Django
6 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.65%) JSON
6 2 (4.65%) Kafka
6 2 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (4.65%) LAMP
6 2 (4.65%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (4.65%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (2.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Cloud Native
2 5 (11.63%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Derivative
4 1 (2.33%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (65.12%) Ubuntu
3 23 (53.49%) CentOS
4 22 (51.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (20.93%) Unix
6 6 (13.95%) Windows
7 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.33%) Android
8 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.33%) FreeBSD
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Test Automation
2 17 (39.53%) System Testing
3 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.91%) Software Engineering
6 11 (25.58%) Open Source
6 11 (25.58%) Project Delivery
7 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
8 9 (20.93%) DevOps
9 6 (13.95%) Microservices
9 6 (13.95%) Scrum
10 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
11 4 (9.30%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure as Code
11 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Automation
12 3 (6.98%) Migration
12 3 (6.98%) Task Automation
13 2 (4.65%) Information Security
13 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Python
2 22 (51.16%) Java
3 17 (39.53%) C++
4 7 (16.28%) Bash Shell
4 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 6 (13.95%) Perl
6 4 (9.30%) PHP
6 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.98%) C#
7 3 (6.98%) Scala
8 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.65%) Ruby
9 1 (2.33%) C
9 1 (2.33%) Clojure
9 1 (2.33%) ClojureScript
9 1 (2.33%) Go
9 1 (2.33%) Groovy
9 1 (2.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.88%) SC Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) GDPR
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Docker
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) Ansible
2 9 (20.93%) Terraform
3 8 (18.60%) Kubernetes
4 5 (11.63%) Packer
5 3 (6.98%) Kibana
5 3 (6.98%) Prometheus
6 1 (2.33%) Puppet
6 1 (2.33%) Salt
6 1 (2.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Red Hat
2 9 (20.93%) Cloudera
3 5 (11.63%) VMware
4 3 (6.98%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.65%) BiZZdesign
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.65%) SAP
5 2 (4.65%) Sybase
6 1 (2.33%) Axway
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Google
6 1 (2.33%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.33%) Sparx