The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
England / North East
Rank 82 73 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.28% 0.23% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.98% 1.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £303 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.39% -  
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 North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 204 147 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 28.06% 16.86% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 80 68
Median daily rate £390 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 18
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.93 £12.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £15.25 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 North East

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the North East

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the North East over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in the North East

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Tyne and Wear -12 2 £303 -47.39% 3
Ubuntu
England

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 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 North East region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Zend
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mesos
2 1 (50.00%) Doctrine
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) git-flow
2 1 (50.00%) Twig
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

Ubuntu
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (50.00%) Route 53
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) git-flow
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Doctrine
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Mesos
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Zend
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