Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 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.

Ubuntu Linux
South West > Somerset
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 47 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 - +70
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.19% 0.43% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.00% 1.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Somerset median daily rate £350 - -
South West median daily rate £438 £488 £300
% change year-on-year -10.26% +62.50% -25.00%
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 100 111 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.80% 23.82% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 51 96
Somerset median daily rate £235 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.55% -26.67% +33.93%
10th Percentile £108 £143 £250
90th Percentile £426 £475 £400
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £365
% change year-on-year - -4.11% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 22
Somerset median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.95 £11.78 £11.17
90th Percentile £31.78 £41.75 £39.15
South West median hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.69% -14.67% +10.29%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in Somerset over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 12 December 2017. 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 - 3 £304 -
Yeovil - 2 £490 -
Ubuntu
South West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Image Processing
3 4 (66.67%) SciPy
3 4 (66.67%) NumPy
3 4 (66.67%) Pandas
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (66.67%) Python
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Refactoring
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
4 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (50.00%) Scala
4 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (50.00%) Keras
5 2 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (33.33%) DC/OS
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) Ansible
5 2 (33.33%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) hybris

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Python Developer
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) NumPy
1 4 (66.67%) Pandas
1 4 (66.67%) SciPy
2 3 (50.00%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) DC/OS
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Image Processing
2 4 (66.67%) Refactoring
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Scala
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) hybris
1 2 (33.33%) SAP