Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 489 735 797
Rank change year-on-year +246 +62 -13
Contract jobs citing Debian 41 91 94
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.091%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 0.51% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 48 56
Median daily rate £425 £543 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.66% +3.33% +31.09%
10th Percentile £240 £318 £338
90th Percentile £551 £704 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £265 £438 £494
% change year-on-year -39.43% -11.39% +23.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -

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 6,025 17,783 21,703
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.42% 20.90% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,613 11,023 13,454
Median daily rate £432 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% - -
10th Percentile £164 £150 £163
90th Percentile £613 £613 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 1,274 1,514
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.11
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -1.65%

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Debian.

Daily rate trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Debian over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Debian in the UK

Debian
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Debian.

Hourly rate trend for Debian in the UK

Debian
Top 7 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 29 October 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 +222 40 £425 -22.02% 26
London +198 26 £450 -17.81% 12
UK excluding London +227 14 £265 -39.43% 19
North of England +122 11 £265 -3.64% 5
Yorkshire +85 11 £265 -22.06% 1
Work from Home -108 4 £408 - 9
South East +182 3 £502 +33.87%

For the 6 months to 29 October 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 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (73.17%) Python
3 27 (65.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (58.54%) CentOS
4 24 (58.54%) Puppet
5 22 (53.66%) Red Hat
6 21 (51.22%) Windows
6 21 (51.22%) Perl
7 20 (48.78%) AWS
8 18 (43.90%) MySQL
9 17 (41.46%) Ubuntu
9 17 (41.46%) Bash Shell
10 16 (39.02%) DevOps
10 16 (39.02%) Solaris
11 15 (36.59%) JIRA
11 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
11 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
12 13 (31.71%) Ruby
12 13 (31.71%) Java
12 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
13 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (29.27%) Confluence
14 11 (26.83%) Azure
14 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
15 10 (24.39%) SQL
15 10 (24.39%) Software Packaging
15 10 (24.39%) MariaDB
15 10 (24.39%) Microservices
16 9 (21.95%) Kubernetes
16 9 (21.95%) MuleSoft

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 12 (29.27%) Confluence
2 8 (19.51%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (17.07%) Tomcat
4 6 (14.63%) JBoss
5 5 (12.20%) Jetty
5 5 (12.20%) MQSeries
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 5 (12.20%) Red Hat Fuse
5 5 (12.20%) WebLogic
6 4 (9.76%) Apache Pig
6 4 (9.76%) Apache Spark
6 4 (9.76%) Skype for Business
7 2 (4.88%) Apache
8 1 (2.44%) Liferay
8 1 (2.44%) nginx
8 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (48.78%) AWS
2 11 (26.83%) Azure
3 7 (17.07%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (17.07%) Amazon S3
3 7 (17.07%) Serverless
4 6 (14.63%) GitHub
5 4 (9.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (9.76%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (9.76%) Azure Functions
5 4 (9.76%) Office 365
6 3 (7.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (7.32%) Amazon Glacier
6 3 (7.32%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudTrail
6 3 (7.32%) AWS CodeDeploy
6 3 (7.32%) AWS CodePipeline
6 3 (7.32%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (7.32%) Route 53
6 3 (7.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (4.88%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) SSH
2 8 (19.51%) VLAN
3 7 (17.07%) SAN
4 6 (14.63%) DNS
4 6 (14.63%) HTTP
5 5 (12.20%) LAN
5 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
5 5 (12.20%) VPN
5 5 (12.20%) WAN
6 4 (9.76%) ATM
6 4 (9.76%) DECnet
6 4 (9.76%) DHCP
6 4 (9.76%) FDDI
6 4 (9.76%) IPX
6 4 (9.76%) IPX/SPX
6 4 (9.76%) MPLS
6 4 (9.76%) NetScreen
6 4 (9.76%) SNA
6 4 (9.76%) SSL
6 4 (9.76%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (43.90%) MySQL
2 10 (24.39%) MariaDB
3 7 (17.07%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (17.07%) MongoDB
4 6 (14.63%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (12.20%) Hadoop
5 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
5 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
6 4 (9.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.76%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (9.76%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (9.76%) Data Lake
6 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.76%) SAP HANA
7 1 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Git (software)
1 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
1 15 (36.59%) JIRA
2 9 (21.95%) Maven
3 8 (19.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (12.20%) Ant
4 5 (12.20%) ClearCase
4 5 (12.20%) Cucumber
4 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
4 5 (12.20%) FishEye
4 5 (12.20%) Gradle
4 5 (12.20%) Hudson
4 5 (12.20%) IntelliJ
4 5 (12.20%) Leiningen
4 5 (12.20%) Mercurial
4 5 (12.20%) Poseidon for UML
4 5 (12.20%) Selenium
4 5 (12.20%) Subversion
4 5 (12.20%) Vagrant
5 4 (9.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Architect
2 9 (21.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Administrator
4 4 (9.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Azure Architect
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Linux Support
7 1 (2.44%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (24.39%) Software Packaging
2 8 (19.51%) Node.js
3 7 (17.07%) Anaconda
3 7 (17.07%) LDAP
4 6 (14.63%) HTML
4 6 (14.63%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (12.20%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.20%) Apache Camel
5 5 (12.20%) GWT
5 5 (12.20%) HTML5
5 5 (12.20%) JMS
5 5 (12.20%) jQuery
5 5 (12.20%) JSON
5 5 (12.20%) MSMQ
5 5 (12.20%) Play Framework
5 5 (12.20%) React
5 5 (12.20%) Spring
5 5 (12.20%) STL
5 5 (12.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Cloud Native
2 5 (12.20%) Derivative
2 5 (12.20%) User Experience
3 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.76%) Private Cloud
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (58.54%) CentOS
4 21 (51.22%) Windows
5 17 (41.46%) Ubuntu
6 16 (39.02%) Solaris
7 9 (21.95%) Unix
8 6 (14.63%) Fedora
9 5 (12.20%) Android
9 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
9 5 (12.20%) Mac OS X
10 4 (9.76%) NetWare
10 4 (9.76%) VMS
11 1 (2.44%) AIX
11 1 (2.44%) HPUX
11 1 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (2.44%) SUSE
11 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) DevOps
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Microservices
4 8 (19.51%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (19.51%) Deployment Automation
4 8 (19.51%) Kanban
4 8 (19.51%) Scrum
4 8 (19.51%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
5 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.20%) Capacity Management
6 5 (12.20%) JVM Tuning
6 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (12.20%) Systems Engineering
6 5 (12.20%) TDD
6 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
6 5 (12.20%) UML
6 5 (12.20%) Waterfall
7 4 (9.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (9.76%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) Python
2 21 (51.22%) Perl
3 17 (41.46%) Bash Shell
4 13 (31.71%) Java
4 13 (31.71%) JavaScript
4 13 (31.71%) Ruby
5 10 (24.39%) SQL
6 9 (21.95%) T-SQL
7 8 (19.51%) C++
7 8 (19.51%) Scala
8 6 (14.63%) Groovy
9 5 (12.20%) Clojure
9 5 (12.20%) ClojureScript
9 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
9 5 (12.20%) Shell Script
10 4 (9.76%) C
10 4 (9.76%) C#
10 4 (9.76%) PHP
10 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
10 4 (9.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Docker
3 4 (9.76%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Firmware
4 1 (2.44%) KVM
4 1 (2.44%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 24 (58.54%) Puppet
2 9 (21.95%) Kubernetes
3 5 (12.20%) Salt
3 5 (12.20%) Terraform
4 4 (9.76%) Ansible
4 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (9.76%) Prometheus
5 3 (7.32%) Kibana
5 3 (7.32%) Packer
6 2 (4.88%) Nagios
7 1 (2.44%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.44%) Grafana
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Red Hat
2 9 (21.95%) Cloudera
2 9 (21.95%) MuleSoft
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.07%) VMware
5 6 (14.63%) Oracle
6 5 (12.20%) Axway
6 5 (12.20%) Hortonworks
6 5 (12.20%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (12.20%) Sparx
6 5 (12.20%) Sybase
7 4 (9.76%) Avaya
7 4 (9.76%) Blue Coat
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco
7 4 (9.76%) F5
7 4 (9.76%) Foundstone
7 4 (9.76%) Juniper
7 4 (9.76%) Novell
7 4 (9.76%) SAP
8 3 (7.32%) Sophos