The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ubuntu Linux
UK / Scotland
Rank 106 - 127
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.058% - 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £450 - £310
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 Scotland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 401 581 571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.09% 22.44% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 322 308
Median daily rate £390 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £200 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 26
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -44.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.65 £12.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £48.80 £62.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Scotland

Ubuntu
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 Ubuntu within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
Glasgow - 1 £450 -
Ubuntu
UK

Ubuntu
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Mesos
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) git-flow
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) WSO2
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Shibboleth
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET

Ubuntu
Top Related 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 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Liferay
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) git-flow
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Shibboleth
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) WSO2