Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 22 July 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +70
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.44% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Somerset median daily rate £400 - -
South West median daily rate £390 £400 £550
% change year-on-year -2.62% -27.27% +44.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £17.50 £8.50
% change year-on-year - +105.88% +6.25%

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 106 84 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 23.50% 18.71% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 38
Somerset median daily rate £275 £375 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +17.65% -5.90%
10th Percentile £146 £154 £181
90th Percentile £494 £544 £503
South West median daily rate £375 £364 £363
% change year-on-year +3.02% +0.41% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 17
Somerset median hourly rate £38.00 £47.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.01% +201.59% -21.61%
10th Percentile £15.75 £25.59 £10.40
90th Percentile £41.80 £49.00 £29.60
South West median hourly rate £17.88 £17.54 £16.97
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.36% +0.86%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Somerset

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Somerset

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Taunton - 1 - -
Ubuntu
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Science
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (50.00%) SciPy
2 1 (50.00%) NumPy
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Pandas
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) QGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Keras
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Agile Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Keras
1 1 (50.00%) NumPy
1 1 (50.00%) Pandas
1 1 (50.00%) PostGIS
1 1 (50.00%) SciPy
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) CentOS
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Science
1 2 (100.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland