Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 June 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 > London
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 470 403 383
Rank change year-on-year -67 -20 +27
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 120 229 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.51% 0.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.63% 2.46% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 188 172
London median daily rate £520 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.80% +7.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £411 £375 £363
90th Percentile £654 £625 £625
England median daily rate £500 £500 £465
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
London median hourly rate - £42.25 -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +32.81% +82.86% -61.11%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7,367 9,305 8,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.26% 20.56% 20.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,164 6,599 5,710
London median daily rate £486 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.26% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £185 £206 £263
90th Percentile £656 £650 £625
England median daily rate £445 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +1.14% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 324 207
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.49 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -9.37% +22.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £51.42 £47.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.94%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in London

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in London

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in London over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in London

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in London

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the London region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. 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
Central London -15 15 £538 -2.27% 3
South London +24 12 £420 -6.15%
West London -7 4 £500 -0.74%
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu 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 London region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 67 (55.83%) DevOps
3 63 (52.50%) Docker
4 52 (43.33%) Python
4 52 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
5 51 (42.50%) Jenkins
6 48 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (37.50%) Git (software)
8 42 (35.00%) CentOS
8 42 (35.00%) Bash Shell
9 38 (31.67%) Java
10 36 (30.00%) Ansible
10 36 (30.00%) Kubernetes
11 32 (26.67%) Windows
11 32 (26.67%) Ruby
12 31 (25.83%) MongoDB
13 30 (25.00%) MySQL
13 30 (25.00%) Apache
14 28 (23.33%) Red Hat
14 28 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
14 28 (23.33%) Puppet
15 27 (22.50%) GitHub
15 27 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (20.83%) SQL
17 24 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
17 24 (20.00%) Go
18 23 (19.17%) Google
18 23 (19.17%) Selenium
18 23 (19.17%) Firewall
19 22 (18.33%) Spring

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 30 (25.00%) Apache
2 19 (15.83%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (15.00%) nginx
4 13 (10.83%) Apache Solr
5 12 (10.00%) Tomcat
6 11 (9.17%) Confluence
7 7 (5.83%) IIS
8 5 (4.17%) JBoss
9 3 (2.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (2.50%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.50%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.67%) Jetty
10 2 (1.67%) Mongrel
10 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.67%) WildFly
11 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 52 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (22.50%) GitHub
4 24 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (14.17%) Amazon S3
6 15 (12.50%) Amazon ECS
7 14 (11.67%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (11.67%) Serverless
8 13 (10.83%) Amazon SQS
9 12 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (7.50%) Google Cloud Platform
11 8 (6.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (5.00%) SaaS
12 6 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 5 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (4.17%) IaaS
13 5 (4.17%) OpenShift
14 4 (3.33%) Apigee
14 4 (3.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.17%) Firewall
2 8 (6.67%) HTTP
3 7 (5.83%) DNS
3 7 (5.83%) SSL
4 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.17%) VPN
6 4 (3.33%) Network Security
6 4 (3.33%) VLAN
7 3 (2.50%) DHCP
7 3 (2.50%) Internet
8 2 (1.67%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.67%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.67%) LAN
8 2 (1.67%) WAN
8 2 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.67%) Wireless
9 1 (0.83%) Junos
9 1 (0.83%) RTP
9 1 (0.83%) VPLS
9 1 (0.83%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (25.83%) MongoDB
2 30 (25.00%) MySQL
3 11 (9.17%) SQL Server
4 10 (8.33%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.00%) Big Data
7 5 (4.17%) Redis
8 4 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.67%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (1.67%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.83%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.83%) MemSQL
11 1 (0.83%) MS Access
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.83%) Spatial Data
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (42.50%) Jenkins
2 45 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 23 (19.17%) Selenium
4 18 (15.00%) Maven
4 18 (15.00%) Subversion
5 16 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 16 (13.33%) JIRA
6 12 (10.00%) EasyMock
6 12 (10.00%) GitLab
6 12 (10.00%) Mockito
7 11 (9.17%) Ant
8 8 (6.67%) Bitbucket
9 7 (5.83%) Artifactory
10 6 (5.00%) JMeter
10 6 (5.00%) JUnit
10 6 (5.00%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.17%) Mercurial
11 5 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (3.33%) Grunt
13 3 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 16 (13.33%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.50%) Games
4 2 (1.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (27.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (18.33%) Developer
3 13 (10.83%) Senior Developer
4 12 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (6.67%) Administrator
5 8 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (5.83%) Linux Specialist
6 7 (5.83%) Open Source Specialist
6 7 (5.83%) Ubuntu Specialist
7 6 (5.00%) Architect
7 6 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
7 6 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.33%) Spring
2 21 (17.50%) Node.js
3 20 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
4 18 (15.00%) HTML
5 17 (14.17%) AngularJS
5 17 (14.17%) HTML5
6 16 (13.33%) CSS
6 16 (13.33%) jQuery
7 15 (12.50%) Hibernate
8 12 (10.00%) CSS3
8 12 (10.00%) JPA
8 12 (10.00%) Kafka
8 12 (10.00%) Lucene
8 12 (10.00%) Spring Batch
8 12 (10.00%) Spring Boot
8 12 (10.00%) Spring Security
9 7 (5.83%) .NET
9 7 (5.83%) JSON
10 6 (5.00%) REST
10 6 (5.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Device Driver
2 12 (10.00%) User Experience
3 9 (7.50%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.33%) Cloud Native
5 4 (3.33%) PKI
6 3 (2.50%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.50%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.67%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.67%) Replication
7 2 (1.67%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.83%) Blog
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (35.00%) CentOS
3 32 (26.67%) Windows
4 27 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (14.17%) Debian
6 12 (10.00%) Unix
6 12 (10.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 5 (4.17%) CoreOS
9 4 (3.33%) openSUSE
10 3 (2.50%) Fedora
10 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.67%) Amazon Linux
11 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.83%) VMS
12 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (55.83%) DevOps
2 48 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (15.83%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (15.00%) Scrum
5 18 (15.00%) TDD
6 17 (14.17%) Migration
7 16 (13.33%) Front End Development
7 16 (13.33%) Open Source
8 15 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 14 (11.67%) BDD
9 14 (11.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 13 (10.83%) High Availability
10 13 (10.83%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 11 (9.17%) Analytics
11 11 (9.17%) Infrastructure Automation
11 11 (9.17%) Software Delivery
12 10 (8.33%) Test Automation
13 8 (6.67%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (43.33%) Python
2 42 (35.00%) Bash Shell
3 38 (31.67%) Java
4 32 (26.67%) Ruby
5 25 (20.83%) SQL
6 24 (20.00%) Go
7 16 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 16 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 14 (11.67%) C#
9 12 (10.00%) Java 8
10 11 (9.17%) Perl
11 9 (7.50%) PHP
12 7 (5.83%) Shell Script
13 5 (4.17%) C++
14 3 (2.50%) ES6
14 3 (2.50%) Groovy
14 3 (2.50%) Haskell
14 3 (2.50%) Scala
15 2 (1.67%) C
16 1 (0.83%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.50%) Degree
3 2 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.83%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.33%) COBIT
2 4 (3.33%) GDPR
2 4 (3.33%) NIST
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 63 (52.50%) Docker
2 13 (10.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.17%) Squid
5 4 (3.33%) KVM
5 4 (3.33%) VirtualBox
6 3 (2.50%) LXC
6 3 (2.50%) Xen
7 2 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.83%) Postfix
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.83%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (30.00%) Ansible
1 36 (30.00%) Kubernetes
2 28 (23.33%) Puppet
3 21 (17.50%) Prometheus
4 19 (15.83%) Terraform
5 18 (15.00%) Grafana
6 17 (14.17%) Nagios
7 16 (13.33%) Icinga
8 12 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (6.67%) Packer
10 7 (5.83%) HAProxy
10 7 (5.83%) Sysdig
11 5 (4.17%) Graphite
11 5 (4.17%) ZABBIX
12 4 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (3.33%) HP Fortify
12 4 (3.33%) Kibana
12 4 (3.33%) Nessus
13 3 (2.50%) rkt
13 3 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (23.33%) Red Hat
2 23 (19.17%) Google
3 19 (15.83%) VMware
4 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.00%) Adobe
6 5 (4.17%) Atlassian
6 5 (4.17%) Dynatrace
7 4 (3.33%) Cisco
7 4 (3.33%) Qualys
7 4 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.50%) F5
8 3 (2.50%) Oracle
8 3 (2.50%) Perforce
8 3 (2.50%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.50%) webMethods
9 2 (1.67%) Dell
9 2 (1.67%) EMC
9 2 (1.67%) NetApp
9 2 (1.67%) New Relic
10 1 (0.83%) Splunk