Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 491 735 805
Rank change year-on-year +244 +70 -73
Contract jobs citing Debian 30 85 70
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.096% 0.10% 0.075%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% 0.51% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 48
Median daily rate £453 £466 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.95% -6.75% +24.84%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £334
90th Percentile £575 £688 £600
UK median daily rate £445 £466 £500
% change year-on-year -4.56% -6.75% +24.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 6,009 16,742 19,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.23% 20.15% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,733 10,635 12,299
Median daily rate £450 £432 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -1.26% +2.94%
10th Percentile £163 £156 £185
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £431 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.41% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 1,019 1,345
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £12.29 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.57% - +4.14%

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 8 August 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 8 August 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 +200 23 £475 -17.39% 15
South East +164 3 £502 +25.50% 4
North of England +111 2 £240 -33.79% 9
Yorkshire +75 2 £240 -58.53% 6
East of England +81 1 - - 6
South West +74 1 £438 -27.08% 2
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (73.33%) AWS
3 20 (66.67%) Python
4 17 (56.67%) Ubuntu
5 16 (53.33%) Windows
5 16 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (53.33%) DevOps
6 15 (50.00%) Java
6 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (50.00%) SQL
6 15 (50.00%) Red Hat
7 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
8 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
8 13 (43.33%) Azure
8 13 (43.33%) Perl
8 13 (43.33%) JIRA
9 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (40.00%) Confluence
9 12 (40.00%) Puppet
9 12 (40.00%) CentOS
9 12 (40.00%) Microservices
9 12 (40.00%) Kubernetes
10 11 (36.67%) MuleSoft
10 11 (36.67%) Cloudera
10 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
11 10 (33.33%) Ruby
11 10 (33.33%) Scala
12 9 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (30.00%) Amazon S3
12 9 (30.00%) Amazon RDS

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 12 (40.00%) Confluence
2 8 (26.67%) Apache Spark
2 8 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (20.00%) Apache Pig
3 6 (20.00%) JBoss
3 6 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (16.67%) Jetty
4 5 (16.67%) MQSeries
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Fuse
4 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 3 (10.00%) Apache
6 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
7 1 (3.33%) Liferay
7 1 (3.33%) Moodle
7 1 (3.33%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (16.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 22 (73.33%) AWS
2 13 (43.33%) Azure
3 9 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (30.00%) Amazon S3
3 9 (30.00%) Serverless
4 6 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (20.00%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (20.00%) Azure Functions
5 3 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (10.00%) Amazon Glacier
5 3 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudTrail
5 3 (10.00%) AWS CodeDeploy
5 3 (10.00%) AWS CodePipeline
5 3 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (10.00%) GitHub
5 3 (10.00%) Route 53
5 3 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (6.67%) AWS CodeBuild
6 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) VLAN
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) HTTP
2 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (16.67%) SSH
3 4 (13.33%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (13.33%) SSL
4 3 (10.00%) VPN
5 2 (6.67%) ATM
5 2 (6.67%) DECnet
5 2 (6.67%) IPX
5 2 (6.67%) IPX/SPX
5 2 (6.67%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) MPLS
5 2 (6.67%) NetScreen
5 2 (6.67%) SNA
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.67%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Amazon RDS
2 8 (26.67%) MySQL
3 6 (20.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 6 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (20.00%) Cosmos DB
3 6 (20.00%) Data Lake
3 6 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (20.00%) SAP HANA
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.67%) Big Data
5 2 (6.67%) Spark SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 13 (43.33%) Git (software)
2 13 (43.33%) JIRA
3 9 (30.00%) Maven
4 8 (26.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (20.00%) Subversion
6 5 (16.67%) Ant
6 5 (16.67%) ClearCase
6 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 5 (16.67%) Eclipse
6 5 (16.67%) FishEye
6 5 (16.67%) Gradle
6 5 (16.67%) Hudson
6 5 (16.67%) IntelliJ
6 5 (16.67%) Leiningen
6 5 (16.67%) Mercurial
6 5 (16.67%) Poseidon for UML
6 5 (16.67%) Selenium
6 5 (16.67%) Vagrant
7 4 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Architect
1 11 (36.67%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Azure Architect
5 4 (13.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Developer
7 2 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Node.js
2 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 6 (20.00%) Kafka
2 6 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 5 (16.67%) Apache Camel
3 5 (16.67%) GWT
3 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 5 (16.67%) HTML5
3 5 (16.67%) JMS
3 5 (16.67%) jQuery
3 5 (16.67%) JSON
3 5 (16.67%) LDAP
3 5 (16.67%) MSMQ
3 5 (16.67%) Play Framework
3 5 (16.67%) React
3 5 (16.67%) Spring
3 5 (16.67%) STL
3 5 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Cloud Native
2 5 (16.67%) Derivative
2 5 (16.67%) User Experience
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (56.67%) Ubuntu
3 16 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (53.33%) Windows
4 12 (40.00%) CentOS
5 6 (20.00%) Unix
6 5 (16.67%) Android
6 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 5 (16.67%) Mac OS X
7 4 (13.33%) Solaris
8 3 (10.00%) Fedora
9 2 (6.67%) NetWare
9 2 (6.67%) VMS
10 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) DevOps
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Microservices
3 8 (26.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (26.67%) Deployment Automation
3 8 (26.67%) Kanban
3 8 (26.67%) Scrum
4 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.00%) Information Security
5 6 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
5 6 (20.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 5 (16.67%) JVM Tuning
6 5 (16.67%) KYC
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.67%) UML
6 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) Python
2 15 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) Perl
4 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
5 10 (33.33%) Ruby
5 10 (33.33%) Scala
6 7 (23.33%) Bash Shell
6 7 (23.33%) PHP
7 6 (20.00%) C#
7 6 (20.00%) Groovy
7 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 5 (16.67%) C++
8 5 (16.67%) Clojure
8 5 (16.67%) ClojureScript
8 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
9 4 (13.33%) VBA
10 3 (10.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) AWS Certification
3 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) Kubernetes
1 12 (40.00%) Puppet
2 5 (16.67%) Salt
3 4 (13.33%) Prometheus
3 4 (13.33%) Terraform
4 3 (10.00%) Kibana
4 3 (10.00%) Packer
5 2 (6.67%) Ansible
5 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.33%) CFEngine
6 1 (3.33%) Grafana
6 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (36.67%) Cloudera
2 11 (36.67%) MuleSoft
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (20.00%) SAP
5 5 (16.67%) Axway
5 5 (16.67%) Hortonworks
5 5 (16.67%) Oracle
5 5 (16.67%) Sparx
5 5 (16.67%) Sybase
5 5 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (10.00%) Sophos
7 2 (6.67%) Avaya
7 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco
7 2 (6.67%) F5
7 2 (6.67%) Foundstone
7 2 (6.67%) Juniper
7 2 (6.67%) Novell