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 3 months to 24 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.

Debian Linux
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 152 -
Rank change year-on-year +43 -  
Contract jobs citing Debian 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.17% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.60% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £266 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.06% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Debian 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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 496 800 574
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.13% 27.28% 18.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 409 276
Median daily rate £375 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 44
Median hourly rate £15.25 £36.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.63% +111.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Debian as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
Edinburgh - 3 £325 - 2
Debian
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Mockito
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) GitLab
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MySQL
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) GitLab
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Mockito
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) RESTful
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat