Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 November 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.

Debian Linux
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 182 199
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17 -
Contract jobs citing Debian 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.020% 0.046% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.100% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Scotland median daily rate - £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -
UK median daily rate £413 £413 £418
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +181.25% - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1003 1045 1186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.15% 23.86% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 582 589
Scotland median daily rate £384 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.29% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £150 £160 £170
90th Percentile £550 £451 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 41
Scotland median hourly rate £16.43 £19.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.65% +1.32% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £26.88 £42.55 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.26 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.66% -1.48% +6.45%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Debian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in Scotland

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Debian in Scotland

Debian
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Debian 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Debian.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (100.00%) Tomcat
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines