Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 50
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median daily rate - - -
South West median daily rate £379 £413 £519
% change year-on-year -8.11% -20.48% +72.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £25.00 -

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 134 92 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 25.92% 19.70% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 65 47
Somerset median daily rate £350 £315 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -23.29%
10th Percentile £145 £111 £165
90th Percentile £500 £550 £493
South West median daily rate £390 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +11.43% -3.78% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 22
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +146.88% -8.57%
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.95 £10.65
90th Percentile £44.33 £49.13 £33.18
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £19.25 £15.75
% change year-on-year +76.62% +22.22% -10.00%

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