The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 June 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.

Ubuntu Linux
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 67 68
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% 0.46% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.97% 2.78% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +20.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £425 £310
% change year-on-year -5.76% +37.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -31.25% -11.11%  

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 103 144 230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.61% 16.55% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 87 107
Median daily rate £367 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.26% -8.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £21.60 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Debian
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
2 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 15 (93.75%) CentOS
2 15 (93.75%) Bash Shell
2 15 (93.75%) SSH
2 15 (93.75%) Python
2 15 (93.75%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 15 (93.75%) Unix
2 15 (93.75%) Hadoop
2 15 (93.75%) SELinux
3 12 (75.00%) ICMP
3 12 (75.00%) HTTP
3 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (75.00%) Ansible
3 12 (75.00%) Prototyping
4 11 (68.75%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (68.75%) DevOps
5 8 (50.00%) Open Source
6 6 (37.50%) Open Source Development
6 6 (37.50%) Big Data
7 3 (18.75%) CGI
8 1 (6.25%) HDFS
8 1 (6.25%) Impala
8 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
8 1 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) SSH
2 12 (75.00%) HTTP
2 12 (75.00%) ICMP
2 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) Hadoop
2 6 (37.50%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 1 (6.25%) HBase
3 1 (6.25%) Impala
3 1 (6.25%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) DevOps Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Consultant
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps Consultant
3 6 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Java Consultant
3 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Java Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Open Source Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Python Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Hadoop Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Hadoop Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Hadoop Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Debian
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (93.75%) CentOS
2 15 (93.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Prototyping
2 11 (68.75%) DevOps
3 8 (50.00%) Open Source
4 6 (37.50%) Open Source Development
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) MapReduce
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) Bash Shell
1 15 (93.75%) Java
1 15 (93.75%) JavaScript
1 15 (93.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) SC Cleared
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Flume
1 1 (6.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (93.75%) SELinux
2 12 (75.00%) Ansible
3 1 (6.25%) Ambari
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (6.25%) Oozie
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
1 1 (6.25%) Hortonworks
1 1 (6.25%) MapR
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat