Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 721 804 783
Rank change year-on-year +83 -21 +36
Contract jobs citing Debian 88 94 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.091% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% 0.43% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 56 75
UK median daily rate £540 £506 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +22.73% -
10th Percentile £318 £325 £275
90th Percentile £704 £625 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £456 £400
% change year-on-year -4.11% +14.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00
10th Percentile £26.75 - £42.50
90th Percentile £55.25 - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £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 17,653 21,706 21,281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.06% 21.02% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,882 13,422 13,520
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £144 £163 £170
90th Percentile £613 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.65% +3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,311 1,473 1,294
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.09 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.49% +8.33%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 19 November 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 +101 85 £540 +8.00% 61
London +77 45 £548 +5.54% 12
UK excluding London +43 43 £438 -4.11% 51
South East +39 12 £375 -11.76% 23
South West -10 12 £550 +22.22% 3
Midlands +56 8 £600 +84.62% 2
East Midlands - 7 £600 - 2
North of England +33 6 £275 -54.17% 14
North West +6 4 £275 -36.23% 9
Yorkshire +35 2 £340 - 1
East of England +31 2 £525 +20.00% 7
Scotland +20 2 £425 -22.73% 1
West Midlands +35 1 - -
Wales +26 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (68.18%) Ubuntu
3 43 (48.86%) CentOS
4 40 (45.45%) Java
5 38 (43.18%) Windows
5 38 (43.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (34.09%) Git (software)
6 30 (34.09%) Security Cleared
6 30 (34.09%) AWS
6 30 (34.09%) Python
7 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
8 28 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (31.82%) DevOps
9 25 (28.41%) Jenkins
9 25 (28.41%) JavaScript
10 23 (26.14%) Software Engineering
11 21 (23.86%) Maven
11 21 (23.86%) Test Automation
11 21 (23.86%) C++
11 21 (23.86%) MySQL
11 21 (23.86%) Firewall
12 20 (22.73%) Tomcat
12 20 (22.73%) Ruby
13 19 (21.59%) Spring
13 19 (21.59%) JIRA
13 19 (21.59%) Node.js
13 19 (21.59%) Red Hat
13 19 (21.59%) Windows Server
14 18 (20.45%) Ansible
14 18 (20.45%) Subversion

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 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 14 (15.91%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (14.77%) Confluence
4 7 (7.95%) Apache
4 7 (7.95%) Jetty
5 6 (6.82%) JBoss
5 6 (6.82%) nginx
5 6 (6.82%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 6 (6.82%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.68%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.27%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.14%) IIS
8 1 (1.14%) Liferay
8 1 (1.14%) Mongrel
8 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 30 (34.09%) AWS
2 14 (15.91%) Azure
3 10 (11.36%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (10.23%) GitHub
5 8 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (9.09%) AWS CodePipeline
5 8 (9.09%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (9.09%) Route 53
5 8 (9.09%) Serverless
6 7 (7.95%) Amazon Glacier
6 7 (7.95%) Amazon S3
7 5 (5.68%) GCP
7 5 (5.68%) SaaS
8 4 (4.55%) Office 365
9 3 (3.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.14%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (1.14%) Stackdriver
10 1 (1.14%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.86%) Firewall
2 14 (15.91%) SSH
3 10 (11.36%) DNS
4 9 (10.23%) HTTP
5 8 (9.09%) DHCP
5 8 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.09%) VLAN
6 7 (7.95%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (7.95%) SSL
7 6 (6.82%) IGMP
7 6 (6.82%) MPLS
7 6 (6.82%) Multicast
7 6 (6.82%) OSPF
7 6 (6.82%) Wireless
8 5 (5.68%) FTP
8 5 (5.68%) Network Security
8 5 (5.68%) VPN
9 3 (3.41%) DMZ
9 3 (3.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) MySQL
2 14 (15.91%) Hadoop
2 14 (15.91%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (12.50%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (7.95%) Big Data
4 7 (7.95%) Cloudera CDH
5 6 (6.82%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.41%) MS Access
7 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (34.09%) Git (software)
2 25 (28.41%) Jenkins
3 21 (23.86%) Maven
4 19 (21.59%) JIRA
5 18 (20.45%) Subversion
6 17 (19.32%) Mercurial
6 17 (19.32%) SonarQube
7 11 (12.50%) FindBugs
7 11 (12.50%) Log4j
8 7 (7.95%) Ant
8 7 (7.95%) Gradle
8 7 (7.95%) Vagrant
9 6 (6.82%) ClearCase
9 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
9 6 (6.82%) Eclipse
9 6 (6.82%) FishEye
9 6 (6.82%) Hudson
9 6 (6.82%) IntelliJ
9 6 (6.82%) Leiningen
9 6 (6.82%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 8 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.41%) Automotive
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Games
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (18.18%) Developer
2 12 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (13.64%) Software Engineer
3 9 (10.23%) Administrator
4 7 (7.95%) Architect
4 7 (7.95%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Java Developer
4 7 (7.95%) Java Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Java Software Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (6.82%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (6.82%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) C++ Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (5.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery Manager
6 5 (5.68%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.59%) Node.js
1 19 (21.59%) Spring
2 17 (19.32%) RabbitMQ
3 10 (11.36%) Web Services
4 9 (10.23%) jQuery
4 9 (10.23%) XML
5 8 (9.09%) HTML
5 8 (9.09%) React
6 7 (7.95%) HTML5
6 7 (7.95%) JSON
7 6 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (6.82%) AngularJS
7 6 (6.82%) Apache Camel
7 6 (6.82%) GWT
7 6 (6.82%) Hibernate
7 6 (6.82%) JMS
7 6 (6.82%) LAMP
7 6 (6.82%) Play Framework
7 6 (6.82%) STL
8 3 (3.41%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (9.09%) Cloud Native
3 7 (7.95%) Driving Licence
4 6 (6.82%) Derivative
4 6 (6.82%) User Experience
5 5 (5.68%) PKI
6 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.27%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (1.14%) CMDB
8 1 (1.14%) FMCG
8 1 (1.14%) PMI
8 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.14%) W3C
8 1 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (68.18%) Ubuntu
3 43 (48.86%) CentOS
4 38 (43.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (43.18%) Windows
5 19 (21.59%) Windows Server
6 15 (17.05%) Unix
7 14 (15.91%) Mac OS X
8 13 (14.77%) openSUSE
9 7 (7.95%) Mac OS
10 6 (6.82%) Android
10 6 (6.82%) Apple iOS
11 4 (4.55%) Windows 10
12 3 (3.41%) Fedora
13 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
13 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
14 1 (1.14%) AIX
14 1 (1.14%) CoreOS
14 1 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (31.82%) DevOps
3 23 (26.14%) Software Engineering
4 21 (23.86%) Test Automation
5 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
5 17 (19.32%) Scrum
6 15 (17.05%) Project Delivery
6 15 (17.05%) System Testing
6 15 (17.05%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (15.91%) Information Security
7 14 (15.91%) ITIL
7 14 (15.91%) Open Source
7 14 (15.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 13 (14.77%) OWASP
8 13 (14.77%) SABSA
9 10 (11.36%) Microservices
10 9 (10.23%) Kanban
11 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (45.45%) Java
2 30 (34.09%) Python
3 25 (28.41%) JavaScript
4 21 (23.86%) C++
5 20 (22.73%) Ruby
6 11 (12.50%) Perl
7 10 (11.36%) Bash Shell
8 8 (9.09%) SQL
9 6 (6.82%) Clojure
9 6 (6.82%) ClojureScript
9 6 (6.82%) Groovy
9 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.82%) Scala
9 6 (6.82%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.55%) PHP
10 4 (4.55%) VBA
11 3 (3.41%) C#
12 2 (2.27%) C
12 2 (2.27%) Java 8
12 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.32%) SC Cleared
3 12 (13.64%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.82%) Degree
5 5 (5.68%) AWS Certification
6 3 (3.41%) RHCE
7 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (14.77%) COBIT
2 13 (14.77%) NIST
3 4 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.27%) GDPR
4 2 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.14%) MISRA
System Software
1 15 (17.05%) Docker
2 12 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (5.68%) vSphere
6 1 (1.14%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.14%) NFS
6 1 (1.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (20.45%) Ansible
2 15 (17.05%) Terraform
3 14 (15.91%) Packer
3 14 (15.91%) Puppet
4 13 (14.77%) Kubernetes
4 13 (14.77%) Nessus
5 8 (9.09%) HP Fortify
5 8 (9.09%) Kibana
5 8 (9.09%) Prometheus
5 8 (9.09%) Salt
6 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (5.68%) WSUS
8 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (3.41%) SELinux
8 3 (3.41%) yum
9 2 (2.27%) Nagios
9 2 (2.27%) SCCM
9 2 (2.27%) ZENworks
10 1 (1.14%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (21.59%) Red Hat
2 15 (17.05%) VMware
3 14 (15.91%) Cloudera
3 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.64%) Adobe
5 9 (10.23%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (9.09%) Qualys
7 7 (7.95%) Cisco
8 6 (6.82%) Hortonworks
8 6 (6.82%) Oracle
8 6 (6.82%) Sybase
9 5 (5.68%) Apple
9 5 (5.68%) Google
9 5 (5.68%) Meraki
10 2 (2.27%) Dell
10 2 (2.27%) Sophos
10 2 (2.27%) Splunk
10 2 (2.27%) Veeam
11 1 (1.14%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.14%) SaltStack