Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Debian skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Debian over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 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.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 764 827 743
Rank change year-on-year +63 -84 +57
Contract jobs citing Debian 80 79 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.077% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.37% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 53 96
UK median daily rate £488 £513 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +27.97% -5.76%
10th Percentile £263 £343 £306
90th Percentile £673 £600 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £475 £401
% change year-on-year -21.05% +18.60% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

Debian is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 18,626 21,457 19,898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.44% 20.82% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,652 13,379 12,510
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £153 £178 £190
90th Percentile £620 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,227 1,477 1,145
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -3.03%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Debian as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Debian over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Debian within the UK over the 6 months to 17 August 2019. 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
England +50 79 £488 -4.88% 60
UK excluding London +40 51 £375 -21.05% 38
London +52 29 £575 +9.00% 23
South West -10 19 £550 +4.76% 7
South East +15 11 £400 -5.88% 11
North of England +29 10 £275 -48.24% 11
Midlands +37 8 £563 - 2
North West +11 6 £275 -40.54% 4
East Midlands - 6 £575 - 2
North East +22 3 £365 -39.17% 5
West Midlands +20 2 £550 -
East of England +18 2 - - 6
Yorkshire - 1 £458 - 2
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Debian 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 with a requirement for Debian.

1 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (70.00%) Ubuntu
3 42 (52.50%) CentOS
4 32 (40.00%) Java
4 32 (40.00%) Python
5 31 (38.75%) Windows
6 30 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (31.25%) DevOps
9 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (28.75%) Ruby
10 23 (28.75%) Git (software)
11 22 (27.50%) MySQL
12 21 (26.25%) Firewall
13 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 20 (25.00%) Node.js
14 19 (23.75%) Red Hat
15 18 (22.50%) Scrum
15 18 (22.50%) Information Security
15 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (22.50%) Windows Server
16 17 (21.25%) Jenkins
16 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
17 16 (20.00%) Puppet
17 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (20.00%) Ansible
18 15 (18.75%) VLAN
18 15 (18.75%) Maven
18 15 (18.75%) Ethernet
19 14 (17.50%) Tomcat

Debian
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (17.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (8.75%) Jetty
2 7 (8.75%) nginx
3 6 (7.50%) JBoss
4 5 (6.25%) Confluence
4 5 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (6.25%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 5 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (3.75%) Apache
6 3 (3.75%) IIS
7 2 (2.50%) Mongrel
7 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.25%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.25%) Liferay
8 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
1 1 (1.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.50%) Office 365
3 6 (7.50%) SaaS
4 5 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.75%) Google App Engine
5 3 (3.75%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.25%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) Firewall
2 15 (18.75%) Ethernet
2 15 (18.75%) VLAN
3 13 (16.25%) IGMP
3 13 (16.25%) MPLS
3 13 (16.25%) Multicast
3 13 (16.25%) OSPF
3 13 (16.25%) Wireless
4 7 (8.75%) DNS
4 7 (8.75%) HTTP
5 6 (7.50%) DHCP
5 6 (7.50%) SSH
5 6 (7.50%) SSL
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (6.25%) FTP
6 5 (6.25%) Network Security
7 4 (5.00%) VPN
8 2 (2.50%) 2.5G
8 2 (2.50%) 2G
8 2 (2.50%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.50%) MySQL
2 12 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 10 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (8.75%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.00%) Big Data
6 4 (5.00%) Cloudera CDH
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.50%) MS Access
7 2 (2.50%) Redis
8 1 (1.25%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.25%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.25%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (28.75%) Git (software)
2 17 (21.25%) Jenkins
3 15 (18.75%) Maven
4 14 (17.50%) Subversion
5 13 (16.25%) Mercurial
6 10 (12.50%) SonarQube
7 9 (11.25%) JIRA
8 8 (10.00%) Ant
9 7 (8.75%) Hudson
10 5 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (6.25%) ClearCase
10 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
10 5 (6.25%) FindBugs
10 5 (6.25%) FishEye
10 5 (6.25%) Gradle
10 5 (6.25%) IntelliJ
10 5 (6.25%) Log4j
10 5 (6.25%) MSBuild
10 5 (6.25%) Poseidon for UML
10 5 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Automotive
2 2 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (17.50%) Administrator
2 13 (16.25%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Senior Network Engineer
2 13 (16.25%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (15.00%) Developer
4 11 (13.75%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (13.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
8 5 (6.25%) Service Manager
8 5 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.00%) Node.js
2 12 (15.00%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (15.00%) Spring
3 7 (8.75%) Hibernate
4 6 (7.50%) HTML
4 6 (7.50%) HTML5
4 6 (7.50%) jQuery
4 6 (7.50%) React
4 6 (7.50%) XML
5 5 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.25%) Apache Camel
5 5 (6.25%) GWT
5 5 (6.25%) JMS
5 5 (6.25%) JSON
5 5 (6.25%) Play Framework
5 5 (6.25%) STL
5 5 (6.25%) Web Services
6 3 (3.75%) JRuby
6 3 (3.75%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Driving Licence
2 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.50%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.25%) Derivative
4 5 (6.25%) PKI
4 5 (6.25%) User Experience
5 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.50%) Wiki
7 1 (1.25%) Clustering
7 1 (1.25%) FMCG
7 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.25%) PMI
7 1 (1.25%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 56 (70.00%) Ubuntu
3 42 (52.50%) CentOS
4 31 (38.75%) Windows
5 30 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (22.50%) Windows Server
7 13 (16.25%) Mac OS X
7 13 (16.25%) openSUSE
8 7 (8.75%) Unix
9 6 (7.50%) Fedora
10 5 (6.25%) Android
10 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
10 5 (6.25%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.25%) DevOps
2 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (22.50%) Information Security
3 18 (22.50%) Scrum
4 14 (17.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (16.25%) Configuration Management
5 13 (16.25%) ITIL
5 13 (16.25%) OWASP
5 13 (16.25%) SABSA
5 13 (16.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 13 (16.25%) Test Automation
6 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.00%) Kanban
8 7 (8.75%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (8.75%) Open Source
8 7 (8.75%) System Testing
8 7 (8.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (7.50%) ISMS
9 6 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) Java
1 32 (40.00%) Python
2 23 (28.75%) Ruby
3 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.50%) Bash Shell
5 10 (12.50%) C++
5 10 (12.50%) Perl
6 9 (11.25%) SQL
7 5 (6.25%) Clojure
7 5 (6.25%) ClojureScript
7 5 (6.25%) Groovy
7 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.25%) Scala
7 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.00%) Go
8 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.00%) VBA
9 2 (2.50%) C
9 2 (2.50%) VB
10 1 (1.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) RHCE
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.25%) MCSA
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) COBIT
1 13 (16.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (16.25%) NIST
2 1 (1.25%) MISRA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Docker
2 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.75%) Xen
4 6 (7.50%) KVM
5 5 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.75%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.25%) NFS
7 1 (1.25%) Samba
7 1 (1.25%) Squid
7 1 (1.25%) Varnish
7 1 (1.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) Ansible
1 16 (20.00%) Puppet
2 13 (16.25%) Nessus
3 11 (13.75%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (12.50%) Salt
5 8 (10.00%) HP Fortify
6 7 (8.75%) Kubernetes
6 7 (8.75%) Terraform
7 3 (3.75%) Packer
8 2 (2.50%) Cacti
8 2 (2.50%) Nagios
8 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (2.50%) WSUS
8 2 (2.50%) yum
9 1 (1.25%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.25%) MIIS
9 1 (1.25%) WMI
9 1 (1.25%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Red Hat
2 13 (16.25%) Adobe
2 13 (16.25%) Microsoft
3 11 (13.75%) VMware
4 10 (12.50%) Cloudera
5 9 (11.25%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (10.00%) Qualys
7 7 (8.75%) Cisco
7 7 (8.75%) Google
8 6 (7.50%) Meraki
9 5 (6.25%) Apple
9 5 (6.25%) Hortonworks
9 5 (6.25%) Oracle
9 5 (6.25%) Sybase
10 3 (3.75%) Perforce
10 3 (3.75%) Rackspace
11 2 (2.50%) Splunk
12 1 (1.25%) SaltStack
12 1 (1.25%) Sparx
12 1 (1.25%) WSO2