Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 592 779 810
Rank change year-on-year +187 +31 -71
Contract jobs citing Debian 28 69 83
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.077% 0.082%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.38% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 43 54
Median daily rate £475 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -15.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £379 £263 £317
90th Percentile £647 £575 £654
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £365 £463
% change year-on-year +30.14% -21.08% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +38.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +38.46% -

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 9,005 18,077 20,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.92% 20.10% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,532 11,440 13,215
Median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £146 £158 £185
90th Percentile £614 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 1,091 1,358
Median hourly rate £18.33 £17.06 £17.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.43% -1.90% +5.39%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +9.38% +0.88% -

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 3 June 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 10 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 3 June 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 +192 27 £475 +18.75% 19
UK excluding London +153 19 £475 +30.14% 13
South East +140 11 £475 +18.75% 1
London +164 9 £500 - 7
East of England +58 5 £413 - 10
Work from Home +3 2 £438 -12.50%
North of England +74 1 £288 -21.23% 1
Yorkshire +65 1 £288 -39.47%
South West +47 1 £438 -32.69%
Scotland - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (71.43%) Python
3 19 (67.86%) Ubuntu
4 16 (57.14%) CentOS
4 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 16 (57.14%) Java
5 15 (53.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
6 13 (46.43%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
6 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
7 12 (42.86%) System Testing
7 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
7 12 (42.86%) Subversion
7 12 (42.86%) Ansible
8 11 (39.29%) SonarQube
8 11 (39.29%) Spring
8 11 (39.29%) Maven
8 11 (39.29%) Log4j
8 11 (39.29%) C++
8 11 (39.29%) Tomcat
8 11 (39.29%) Mercurial
8 11 (39.29%) FindBugs
9 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
10 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (32.14%) AWS
11 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (28.57%) Big Data
11 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
12 7 (25.00%) Cloudera

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 11 (39.29%) Tomcat
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 3 (10.71%) OpenStack
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) Confluence
5 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.57%) JBoss
5 1 (3.57%) Moodle
5 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.57%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) AWS
2 7 (25.00%) Azure
3 3 (10.71%) SaaS
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Functions
4 2 (7.14%) GCP
4 2 (7.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Big Data
2 5 (17.86%) Cloudera CDH
2 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (7.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (7.14%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (7.14%) Data Lake
3 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.14%) SAP HANA
3 2 (7.14%) Spark SQL
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
3 12 (42.86%) Subversion
4 11 (39.29%) FindBugs
4 11 (39.29%) Log4j
4 11 (39.29%) Maven
4 11 (39.29%) Mercurial
4 11 (39.29%) SonarQube
5 5 (17.86%) GitLab
6 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Administrator
4 6 (21.43%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) Architect
6 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) SAP Architect
8 1 (3.57%) SAP Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (39.29%) Spring
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) Kafka
4 2 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.57%) HTML5
5 1 (3.57%) JSON
5 1 (3.57%) MSMQ
5 1 (3.57%) Swagger
5 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Cloud Native
1 2 (7.14%) Smartphone
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (67.86%) Ubuntu
3 16 (57.14%) CentOS
4 15 (53.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.14%) FreeBSD
5 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
2 12 (42.86%) System Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.00%) Project Delivery
7 6 (21.43%) Open Source
7 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.29%) DevOps
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Automation
9 3 (10.71%) Migration
9 3 (10.71%) Task Automation
10 2 (7.14%) Analytics
10 2 (7.14%) ArchiMate
10 2 (7.14%) Content Management
10 2 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (7.14%) Information Security
10 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Python
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 11 (39.29%) C++
4 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 6 (21.43%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) Perl
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) PHP
6 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.14%) Scala
8 1 (3.57%) Go
8 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.57%) Ruby
8 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Ansible
2 6 (21.43%) Terraform
3 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.57%) CFEngine
4 1 (3.57%) Packer
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 7 (25.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (10.71%) MuleSoft
4 2 (7.14%) BiZZdesign
4 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Axway
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (3.57%) Sparx
5 1 (3.57%) Sybase