Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 672 796 794
Rank change year-on-year +124 -2 -33
Contract jobs citing Debian 60 90 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.091% 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.44% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 61
UK median daily rate £478 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% - -
10th Percentile £363 £263 £300
90th Percentile £570 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £419
% change year-on-year +18.75% -4.48% -9.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 14,142 20,572 21,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.66% 20.76% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,677 12,878 13,445
UK median daily rate £410 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £136 £158 £170
90th Percentile £600 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £390
% change year-on-year -3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,130 1,310 1,276
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.89 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.88% -

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 +136 57 £488 +14.71% 64
UK excluding London +96 33 £475 +18.75% 45
London +124 27 £540 +8.00% 20
South East +92 15 £475 -11.63% 17
East of England +35 6 £475 +35.71% 5
North of England +60 5 £314 -14.04% 15
Midlands +66 3 - - 2
Yorkshire +48 3 £314 -33.95% 7
Scotland +21 3 £438 -20.45% 1
North West +34 2 £338 +22.73% 4
East Midlands - 2 - - 2
West Midlands +48 1 - -
South West +18 1 £675 +50.00% 5

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 35 (58.33%) CentOS
4 31 (51.67%) Git (software)
5 27 (45.00%) Security Cleared
5 27 (45.00%) Jenkins
5 27 (45.00%) Java
6 26 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (38.33%) C++
8 22 (36.67%) Python
9 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
9 21 (35.00%) System Testing
9 21 (35.00%) Test Automation
9 21 (35.00%) AWS
10 20 (33.33%) Spring
10 20 (33.33%) Maven
10 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (33.33%) Tomcat
11 19 (31.67%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (30.00%) Ansible
12 18 (30.00%) Mercurial
12 18 (30.00%) Subversion
12 18 (30.00%) SonarQube
13 17 (28.33%) Terraform
13 17 (28.33%) Log4j
13 17 (28.33%) DevOps
13 17 (28.33%) FindBugs
14 16 (26.67%) SC Cleared
14 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management

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 20 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 10 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (15.00%) Confluence
4 7 (11.67%) Apache
5 4 (6.67%) nginx
6 3 (5.00%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.33%) JBoss
7 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.67%) CMS
8 1 (1.67%) IIS
8 1 (1.67%) Jetty
8 1 (1.67%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Fuse
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.00%) AWS
2 11 (18.33%) Azure
3 9 (15.00%) GitHub
4 8 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (13.33%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (13.33%) AWS CodeDeploy
4 8 (13.33%) AWS CodePipeline
4 8 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (13.33%) Route 53
4 8 (13.33%) Serverless
5 7 (11.67%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (11.67%) Amazon S3
6 4 (6.67%) GCP
6 4 (6.67%) SaaS
7 2 (3.33%) Office 365
8 1 (1.67%) Stackdriver
8 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.00%) SSH
2 7 (11.67%) Firewall
2 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.33%) DNS
4 4 (6.67%) VPN
5 3 (5.00%) DHCP
5 3 (5.00%) HTTP
5 3 (5.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.33%) LAN
6 2 (3.33%) SSL
6 2 (3.33%) VLAN
6 2 (3.33%) WAN
7 1 (1.67%) DMZ
7 1 (1.67%) Internet
7 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) MySQL
2 9 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (15.00%) Big Data
2 9 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (13.33%) Cloudera CDH
4 7 (11.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.67%) MS Access
6 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (51.67%) Git (software)
2 27 (45.00%) Jenkins
3 20 (33.33%) Maven
4 18 (30.00%) Mercurial
4 18 (30.00%) SonarQube
4 18 (30.00%) Subversion
5 17 (28.33%) FindBugs
5 17 (28.33%) Log4j
6 12 (20.00%) JIRA
7 5 (8.33%) GitLab
8 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.33%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.33%) CMake
9 2 (3.33%) Hudson
9 2 (3.33%) Mockito
10 1 (1.67%) Ant
10 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.67%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.67%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
1 4 (6.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.67%) Automotive
2 1 (1.67%) Games
2 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Developer
2 11 (18.33%) Administrator
2 11 (18.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (18.33%) Software Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 8 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Java Engineer
7 6 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.00%) Architect
10 3 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
10 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
10 3 (5.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 2 (3.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) Spring
2 19 (31.67%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (20.00%) Web Services
4 6 (10.00%) LAMP
5 4 (6.67%) HTML
5 4 (6.67%) jQuery
5 4 (6.67%) XML
6 3 (5.00%) HTML5
6 3 (5.00%) JSON
6 3 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (5.00%) React
7 2 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.33%) Ajax
7 2 (3.33%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.33%) Django
7 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Cloud Native
1 8 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) CMDB
4 1 (1.67%) Derivative
4 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 35 (58.33%) CentOS
4 26 (43.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (23.33%) Unix
6 12 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
8 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.33%) FreeBSD
9 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.67%) AIX
10 1 (1.67%) Android
10 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.67%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.67%) OpenBSD
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (35.00%) System Testing
2 21 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 20 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (28.33%) DevOps
5 16 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 15 (25.00%) Open Source
7 12 (20.00%) Project Delivery
8 8 (13.33%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 8 (13.33%) Microservices
9 7 (11.67%) Scrum
10 6 (10.00%) Migration
11 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
13 3 (5.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) Java
2 23 (38.33%) C++
3 22 (36.67%) Python
4 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 7 (11.67%) Perl
6 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.00%) PHP
7 3 (5.00%) SQL
8 2 (3.33%) Java 8
8 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.33%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.67%) Clojure
9 1 (1.67%) ClojureScript
9 1 (1.67%) Go
9 1 (1.67%) Groovy
9 1 (1.67%) PHP 4
9 1 (1.67%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.33%) DV Cleared
4 5 (8.33%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.67%) CCNP
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) RHCE
5 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.33%) GDPR
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Docker
2 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.67%) vSphere
4 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.67%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (1.67%) NFS
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (30.00%) Ansible
2 17 (28.33%) Terraform
3 11 (18.33%) Kubernetes
3 11 (18.33%) Packer
4 8 (13.33%) Prometheus
5 7 (11.67%) Kibana
6 5 (8.33%) Puppet
7 3 (5.00%) SELinux
7 3 (5.00%) WSUS
8 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (3.33%) SCCM
9 1 (1.67%) Grafana
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.67%) Salt
9 1 (1.67%) yum
9 1 (1.67%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Red Hat
2 10 (16.67%) VMware
3 9 (15.00%) Cloudera
4 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.00%) Cisco
5 3 (5.00%) Google
6 2 (3.33%) Dell
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle
6 2 (3.33%) Sophos
6 2 (3.33%) Sybase
6 2 (3.33%) Veeam
7 1 (1.67%) Axway
7 1 (1.67%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.67%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.67%) NetApp
7 1 (1.67%) Perforce
7 1 (1.67%) Sparx