Period
to 14 December 2018

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 6 months to 14 December 2018 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 177 184
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 -
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 9 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.17% 0.18% 0.024%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 0.92% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Scotland median daily rate £500 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.14% -17.78% -
UK median daily rate £465 £475 £453
% change year-on-year -2.21% +4.97% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +47.06% -55.26%

Ubuntu 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 1,079 983 996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.67% 19.70% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 508 554
Scotland median daily rate £388 £390 £327
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +19.36% -3.90%
10th Percentile £128 £153 £156
90th Percentile £525 £550 £450
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 42
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.45% -7.38%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.71 £13.03
90th Percentile £44.27 £35.00 £44.30
UK median hourly rate £17.39 £17.50 £16.26
% change year-on-year -0.61% +7.63% -1.45%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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 +6 8 - -
Glasgow -23 1 £500 +25.00% 1
Ubuntu
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Docker
2 8 (88.89%) New Relic
2 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 8 (88.89%) Splunk
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Ansible
2 8 (88.89%) Datadog
2 8 (88.89%) Kubernetes
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (77.78%) AppDynamics
3 7 (77.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) IBM UrbanCode
3 7 (77.78%) IIS
3 7 (77.78%) Nagios
3 7 (77.78%) Bitbucket
3 7 (77.78%) SaaS
3 7 (77.78%) TeamCity
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (77.78%) Octopus Deploy
3 7 (77.78%) Analytics
3 7 (77.78%) Artifactory
3 7 (77.78%) OpenShift
4 6 (66.67%) Zephyr
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure

Ubuntu
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 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 5 (55.56%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) nginx
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (22.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (88.89%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (88.89%) Datadog
2 7 (77.78%) OpenShift
2 7 (77.78%) SaaS
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (33.33%) IaaS
4 3 (33.33%) PaaS
5 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Artifactory
1 7 (77.78%) Bitbucket
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 7 (77.78%) IBM UrbanCode
1 7 (77.78%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (77.78%) Sonatype Nexus
1 7 (77.78%) TeamCity
2 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Zephyr
3 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Travis CI
3 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Architect
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Unix
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) DC/OS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (77.78%) Analytics
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Change Control
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) Kanban
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Python
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) iptables
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Ansible
1 8 (88.89%) Kubernetes
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 7 (77.78%) Nagios
3 3 (33.33%) Terraform
4 1 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
4 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (11.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) New Relic
1 8 (88.89%) Splunk
2 7 (77.78%) AppDynamics
3 6 (66.67%) Micro Focus
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Google
5 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) VMware