The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Fedora skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Fedora over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Fedora Linux
UK
Rank 567 625 602
Rank change year-on-year +58 -23  
Contract jobs citing Fedora 16 15 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.028% 0.054%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 20
Median daily rate £500 £500 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £250 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £630 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year - -11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50

Fedora is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9290 11459 11776
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.68% 21.53% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5914 7098 6682
Median daily rate £410 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 684 975
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Fedora
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Fedora as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Fedora in the UK

Fedora
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Fedora.

Contractor daily rate trend for Fedora in the UK

Fedora
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Fedora over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fedora in the UK

Fedora
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Fedora.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fedora in the UK

Fedora
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 Fedora within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 16 £500 - 5
London +33 9 £600 +4.34% 3
Manchester - 5 £400 -
North West - 5 £400 -
East of England -3 2 £563 +104.54%
Essex -3 2 £563 +104.54%
City of London - 2 £463 - 1

Fedora
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Fedora also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Fedora.

1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (92.86%) CentOS
3 22 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (67.86%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (67.86%) Configuration Management
4 19 (67.86%) DevOps
5 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (60.71%) Ansible
6 17 (60.71%) Red Hat
6 17 (60.71%) Python
7 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
9 14 (50.00%) Puppet
9 14 (50.00%) Ruby
9 14 (50.00%) SSL
10 13 (46.43%) Java
11 12 (42.86%) OpenStack
11 12 (42.86%) Kibana
12 11 (39.29%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
13 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
13 9 (32.14%) Nagios
13 9 (32.14%) Graphite
14 8 (28.57%) Riemann
14 8 (28.57%) Travis CI
14 8 (28.57%) GoCD
14 8 (28.57%) Ganglia
14 8 (28.57%) HTTPS
14 8 (28.57%) Subversion

Fedora
Top Related 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 (42.86%) OpenStack
2 4 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.57%) ColdFusion
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.00%) IaaS
3 3 (10.71%) PaaS
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) GitHub
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) SSL
2 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
3 8 (28.57%) HTTPS
4 5 (17.86%) Kerberos
4 5 (17.86%) LDAP
5 3 (10.71%) Internet
6 2 (7.14%) HTTP
7 1 (3.57%) DHCP
7 1 (3.57%) DNS
7 1 (3.57%) FTP
7 1 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 5 (17.86%) Apache Hive
2 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
2 5 (17.86%) Impala
3 3 (10.71%) HBase
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
2 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
3 8 (28.57%) GoCD
3 8 (28.57%) Subversion
3 8 (28.57%) Travis CI
4 4 (14.29%) Ant
4 4 (14.29%) Maven
5 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (10.71%) Gradle
5 3 (10.71%) Hudson
5 3 (10.71%) MSBuild
5 3 (10.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
6 2 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (3.57%) GitLab
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Marketing
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Administrator
2 6 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Hadoop Administrator
3 5 (17.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Kafka
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) CSS3
3 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (3.57%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Fintech
1 1 (3.57%) Life Science
1 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (92.86%) CentOS
3 22 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (7.14%) Windows
7 1 (3.57%) Debian
7 1 (3.57%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Configuration Management
1 19 (67.86%) DevOps
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (39.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) Kanban
6 3 (10.71%) Low Latency
6 3 (10.71%) Microservices
6 3 (10.71%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.14%) Coaching
7 2 (7.14%) Data Management
7 2 (7.14%) Line Management
7 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Python
2 14 (50.00%) Ruby
3 13 (46.43%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) Perl
5 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.71%) Korn
6 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 2 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (3.57%) C++
8 1 (3.57%) C-shell
8 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.57%) Julia
8 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Docker
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (17.86%) HDFS
3 2 (7.14%) NFS
4 1 (3.57%) GPFS
4 1 (3.57%) Samba
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.57%) zsh
Systems Management
1 19 (67.86%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (60.71%) Ansible
3 14 (50.00%) Puppet
4 12 (42.86%) Kibana
5 9 (32.14%) Graphite
5 9 (32.14%) Nagios
6 8 (28.57%) Ganglia
6 8 (28.57%) Riemann
7 5 (17.86%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (10.71%) Mesos
8 3 (10.71%) Packer
8 3 (10.71%) Terraform
9 1 (3.57%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Red Hat
2 5 (17.86%) Cloudera
3 3 (10.71%) SAP
3 3 (10.71%) Tableau
4 2 (7.14%) Alteryx
4 2 (7.14%) Talend
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Splunk
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