Period
to 22 September 2021

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 22 September 2021 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
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 693 453 725
Rank change year-on-year -240 +272 +64
Contract jobs citing Debian 37 38 82
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.78% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 40
10th Percentile £396 £263 £263
25th Percentile £456 £316 £367
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £425 £525
Median % change year-on-year +32.35% -19.05% -
75th Percentile £700 £503 £638
90th Percentile £775 £558 £713
UK median daily rate £600 £425 £525
% change year-on-year +41.18% -19.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £47.50
UK median hourly rate £55.00 - £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 10,034 4,849 16,295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.65% 18.72% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,794 3,178 10,528
10th Percentile £166 £181 £150
25th Percentile £332 £319 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £538
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 248 992
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.62 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.88 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.42
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +9.09% -0.47%
75th Percentile £39.70 £38.38 £34.13
90th Percentile £63.00 £47.93 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +2.94%

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 22 September 2021.

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 22 September 2021. 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 -191 21 £700 +54.70% 10
South East -85 6 £400 -20.32% 6
North of England -89 4 £469 +76.89% 13
North West - 4 £469 - 8
East of England -43 2 £481 +14.58% 12
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
Midlands - 2 - - 2
South West - 1 - - 3
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
2 19 (51.35%) Kubernetes
3 17 (45.95%) Java
4 15 (40.54%) OpenStack
5 14 (37.84%) Kafka
5 14 (37.84%) MySQL
5 14 (37.84%) Python
6 13 (35.14%) MongoDB
7 12 (32.43%) Microservices
7 12 (32.43%) Grafana
7 12 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (29.73%) VMware
8 11 (29.73%) Migration
8 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
8 11 (29.73%) Hadoop
9 10 (27.03%) nginx
9 10 (27.03%) DevOps
9 10 (27.03%) GCP
9 10 (27.03%) Private Cloud
9 10 (27.03%) VMS
9 10 (27.03%) SQL
9 10 (27.03%) Spring
9 10 (27.03%) Google
9 10 (27.03%) Java 11
10 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (24.32%) Windows
10 9 (24.32%) DNS
10 9 (24.32%) Docker
10 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 15 (40.54%) OpenStack
2 10 (27.03%) nginx
3 7 (18.92%) Apache
4 3 (8.11%) Apache Pig
4 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) uWSGI
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.03%) GCP
2 8 (21.62%) PaaS
3 6 (16.22%) Azure
4 4 (10.81%) AWS
4 4 (10.81%) SaaS
5 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
5 3 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (8.11%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 3 (8.11%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (8.11%) Azure Functions
5 3 (8.11%) Azure Storage
5 3 (8.11%) IaaS
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (8.11%) Serverless
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) SSL
3 4 (10.81%) FTP
3 4 (10.81%) Network Security
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.11%) Firewall
4 3 (8.11%) HTTP
4 3 (8.11%) SMTP
5 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 2 (5.41%) SNMP
5 2 (5.41%) SSH
6 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.70%) FDDI
6 1 (2.70%) IMAP
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) MySQL
2 13 (35.14%) MongoDB
3 12 (32.43%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (29.73%) Hadoop
5 7 (18.92%) Redis
6 5 (13.51%) Couchbase
6 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (8.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (8.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (8.11%) Data Lake
7 3 (8.11%) DTS
7 3 (8.11%) MariaDB
7 3 (8.11%) SAP HANA
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
9 1 (2.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (16.22%) Mockito
1 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
2 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.51%) JUnit
2 5 (13.51%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) PowerDesigner
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.41%) Social Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Cloud Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Security Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Administrator
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Support
5 4 (10.81%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Azure Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) SIEM Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) Kafka
2 10 (27.03%) Spring
3 6 (16.22%) Akka
3 6 (16.22%) Memcached
3 6 (16.22%) RESTEasy
3 6 (16.22%) Spring MVC
3 6 (16.22%) Swagger
3 6 (16.22%) WireMock
4 5 (13.51%) gRPC
4 5 (13.51%) JWT
4 5 (13.51%) OAuth
4 5 (13.51%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (8.11%) LDAP
5 3 (8.11%) Node.js
6 2 (5.41%) Django
6 2 (5.41%) REST
7 1 (2.70%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.70%) OpenJDK
7 1 (2.70%) RESTful
7 1 (2.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Private Cloud
2 6 (16.22%) Legacy Code
3 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) Cloud Native
4 3 (8.11%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (2.70%) CAN bus
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) VMS
3 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Windows
4 7 (18.92%) Ubuntu
5 6 (16.22%) CentOS
6 4 (10.81%) Unix
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.41%) Solaris
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (2.70%) HPUX
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.70%) Slackware
8 1 (2.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Microservices
2 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
2 11 (29.73%) Migration
3 10 (27.03%) DevOps
4 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (21.62%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (16.22%) MVC
7 5 (13.51%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.51%) Data Protection
7 5 (13.51%) Database Security
7 5 (13.51%) Observability
7 5 (13.51%) SDLC
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.51%) Validation
8 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
8 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.11%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (8.11%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) Python
3 10 (27.03%) Java 11
3 10 (27.03%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) Perl
4 6 (16.22%) Scala
5 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.11%) C#
7 3 (8.11%) PHP
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) Go
8 1 (2.70%) Java 8
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Tcl
8 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) LPIC
1 2 (5.41%) RHCE
1 2 (5.41%) RHCT
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Accessibility
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Docker
2 5 (13.51%) vCloud
3 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) KVM
4 1 (2.70%) NFS
4 1 (2.70%) Varnish
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (51.35%) Kubernetes
2 12 (32.43%) Grafana
3 7 (18.92%) Ansible
4 5 (13.51%) Consul
4 5 (13.51%) cPanel
4 5 (13.51%) Fluentd
4 5 (13.51%) HAProxy
4 5 (13.51%) Plesk
4 5 (13.51%) Prometheus
4 5 (13.51%) Terraform
4 5 (13.51%) ZABBIX
5 1 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (2.70%) Kibana
5 1 (2.70%) Nagios
5 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
2 11 (29.73%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) Google
4 5 (13.51%) CA
4 5 (13.51%) CyberArk
4 5 (13.51%) Sonatype
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) Cloudera
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.11%) MuleSoft
5 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (8.11%) SAP
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) BiZZdesign
7 1 (2.70%) Greenplum
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Talend