Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 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.

Debian Linux
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 790 723 783
Rank change year-on-year -67 +60 -32
Contract jobs citing Debian 80 119 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.080% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% 0.63% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 105 79
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £273
90th Percentile £623 £550 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +7.35% +5.92% +14.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
UK median hourly rate £32.50 - £50.00
10th Percentile £31.25 - £47.50
90th Percentile £33.75 - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 20,801 18,902 23,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.83% 20.76% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,088 11,916 14,813
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £208
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,394 1,121 1,338
UK median hourly rate £17.33 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.94% +5.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% -6.06% +4.76%

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 20 June 2018.

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
Top 13 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 20 June 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
England -66 78 £475 +11.76% 69
UK excluding London -78 45 £456 +7.35% 32
London -27 33 £500 +10.50% 38
South East -56 22 £475 +16.85% 8
North of England -24 13 £388 -8.82% 9
North West -18 6 £463 +8.82% 4
North East +3 4 £325 -
South West -2 4 £475 +26.67% 5
East of England +11 3 £375 +3.45% 5
Midlands -3 3 - - 4
Yorkshire - 3 £394 - 5
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
East Midlands -3 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 45 (56.25%) Python
3 44 (55.00%) Ubuntu
4 41 (51.25%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (51.25%) DevOps
5 38 (47.50%) Windows
6 37 (46.25%) CentOS
7 35 (43.75%) Puppet
8 34 (42.50%) Ansible
8 34 (42.50%) Git (software)
9 30 (37.50%) Java
9 30 (37.50%) Red Hat
9 30 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
10 29 (36.25%) Apache
10 29 (36.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 28 (35.00%) VMware
11 28 (35.00%) Bash Shell
12 27 (33.75%) Terraform
12 27 (33.75%) Ruby
13 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (28.75%) MySQL
14 23 (28.75%) Jenkins
15 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
16 20 (25.00%) Unix
16 20 (25.00%) SQL
16 20 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (23.75%) Open Source
17 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (21.25%) JavaScript

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 29 (36.25%) Apache
2 15 (18.75%) nginx
2 15 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 14 (17.50%) IIS
4 10 (12.50%) Jetty
5 8 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (7.50%) Mongrel
6 6 (7.50%) WebSphere
7 5 (6.25%) Apache Spark
7 5 (6.25%) Confluence
7 5 (6.25%) JBoss
8 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
9 3 (3.75%) Apache Solr
9 3 (3.75%) OpenStack
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 2 (2.50%) Apache Pig
10 2 (2.50%) GlassFish
11 1 (1.25%) ColdFusion
11 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
11 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 41 (51.25%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (21.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (17.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (11.25%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (8.75%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (7.50%) Rackspace Cloud
8 6 (7.50%) Sumo Logic
9 5 (6.25%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (6.25%) Google App Engine
10 4 (5.00%) Amazon S3
11 3 (3.75%) OpenShift
12 2 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (2.50%) Office 365
12 2 (2.50%) Route 53
12 2 (2.50%) Slack
12 2 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (1.25%) GitHub
13 1 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Firewall
1 12 (15.00%) HTTP
2 10 (12.50%) SSH
2 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.50%) VPN
3 9 (11.25%) WAN
4 7 (8.75%) DNS
4 7 (8.75%) SAN
5 6 (7.50%) IP Telephony
6 5 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.00%) DHCP
7 4 (5.00%) Junos
7 4 (5.00%) LAN
7 4 (5.00%) SSL
7 4 (5.00%) VLAN
8 3 (3.75%) BGP
8 3 (3.75%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.75%) MPLS
8 3 (3.75%) NetScaler
8 3 (3.75%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) MySQL
2 13 (16.25%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (13.75%) Hadoop
4 7 (8.75%) Big Data
4 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.75%) Redis
8 2 (2.50%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.50%) Couchbase
8 2 (2.50%) HBase
8 2 (2.50%) Impala
8 2 (2.50%) SQLite
8 2 (2.50%) Sqoop
9 1 (1.25%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 34 (42.50%) Git (software)
2 23 (28.75%) Jenkins
3 12 (15.00%) Maven
3 12 (15.00%) Vagrant
4 11 (13.75%) Subversion
5 10 (12.50%) JIRA
6 9 (11.25%) Ant
6 9 (11.25%) Gradle
7 8 (10.00%) Mercurial
7 8 (10.00%) MSBuild
8 7 (8.75%) Selenium
8 7 (8.75%) TeamCity
9 5 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (6.25%) CruiseControl
10 4 (5.00%) WebDriver
11 3 (3.75%) ClearCase
11 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
11 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
11 3 (3.75%) Hudson
11 3 (3.75%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Banking
2 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
2 2 (2.50%) Legal
2 2 (2.50%) Marketing
2 2 (2.50%) Publishing
3 1 (1.25%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (17.50%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) AWS Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Administrator
5 8 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (8.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) AWS DevOps
7 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) Linux Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (7.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Consultant
8 5 (6.25%) Python Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) JSON
2 9 (11.25%) XML
3 8 (10.00%) LAMP
4 7 (8.75%) Spring
5 6 (7.50%) Hibernate
5 6 (7.50%) HTML
5 6 (7.50%) JRuby
5 6 (7.50%) Servlets
6 5 (6.25%) Node.js
7 4 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (5.00%) LDAP
7 4 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (3.75%) .NET
8 3 (3.75%) CGI
8 3 (3.75%) JMS
8 3 (3.75%) JPA
8 3 (3.75%) SOAP
8 3 (3.75%) STL
8 3 (3.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (8.75%) Public Cloud
4 4 (5.00%) User Experience
5 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.75%) Derivative
5 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.50%) Clustering
6 2 (2.50%) Equities
6 2 (2.50%) Raspberry Pi
6 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.50%) Wiki
7 1 (1.25%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (55.00%) Ubuntu
3 38 (47.50%) Windows
4 37 (46.25%) CentOS
5 29 (36.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (25.00%) Unix
7 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
8 6 (7.50%) Fedora
8 6 (7.50%) SUSE
9 5 (6.25%) Android
10 4 (5.00%) Mac OS X
10 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.75%) CoreOS
11 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.50%) AIX
12 2 (2.50%) FreeBSD
12 2 (2.50%) HPUX
12 2 (2.50%) Solaris
13 1 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.25%) DevOps
2 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (23.75%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (23.75%) Open Source
4 12 (15.00%) Scrum
5 11 (13.75%) Test Automation
6 10 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
6 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.75%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.75%) Open Source Development
8 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.50%) TDD
9 5 (6.25%) Decision-Making
9 5 (6.25%) Kanban
10 4 (5.00%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (5.00%) High Availability
10 4 (5.00%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.25%) Python
2 30 (37.50%) Java
3 28 (35.00%) Bash Shell
4 27 (33.75%) Ruby
5 20 (25.00%) SQL
6 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
6 17 (21.25%) Perl
7 15 (18.75%) PowerShell
8 14 (17.50%) C++
9 12 (15.00%) PHP
10 10 (12.50%) Shell Script
11 6 (7.50%) Go
12 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
13 4 (5.00%) Groovy
13 4 (5.00%) Scala
14 3 (3.75%) C
14 3 (3.75%) Clojure
14 3 (3.75%) ClojureScript
14 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
14 3 (3.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (16.25%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) GCP
2 8 (10.00%) QA
3 2 (2.50%) MiFID
3 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.25%) Docker
2 9 (11.25%) KVM
2 9 (11.25%) Xen
3 6 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (7.50%) VirtualBox
4 5 (6.25%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.25%) NFS
4 5 (6.25%) Samba
4 5 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (5.00%) Varnish
6 3 (3.75%) iptables
7 2 (2.50%) Apache Flume
7 2 (2.50%) Ceph
7 2 (2.50%) GlusterFS
7 2 (2.50%) HDFS
7 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.50%) Squid
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (43.75%) Puppet
2 34 (42.50%) Ansible
3 30 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (33.75%) Terraform
5 15 (18.75%) Nagios
6 11 (13.75%) Salt
7 10 (12.50%) HAProxy
7 10 (12.50%) SELinux
8 9 (11.25%) Kibana
9 8 (10.00%) logstash
9 8 (10.00%) Packer
10 6 (7.50%) Graylog
11 5 (6.25%) Grafana
11 5 (6.25%) Kubernetes
12 4 (5.00%) ZABBIX
13 2 (2.50%) Cacti
13 2 (2.50%) Cobbler
13 2 (2.50%) collectd
13 2 (2.50%) Icinga
13 2 (2.50%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 28 (35.00%) VMware
3 22 (27.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (17.50%) Splunk
5 11 (13.75%) Google
5 11 (13.75%) Oracle
6 10 (12.50%) Cisco
7 7 (8.75%) Hortonworks
7 7 (8.75%) New Relic
8 6 (7.50%) AppDynamics
8 6 (7.50%) Perforce
8 6 (7.50%) Rackspace
9 5 (6.25%) Cloudera
10 4 (5.00%) Juniper
11 3 (3.75%) Sybase
12 2 (2.50%) Dell
12 2 (2.50%) Ericsson
12 2 (2.50%) HP
12 2 (2.50%) Huawei
12 2 (2.50%) Zend