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 25 June 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.

Fedora Linux
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 617 615
Rank change year-on-year +42 -2  
Contract jobs citing Fedora 12 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.066% 0.037%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.12% 0.28% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 19
Median daily rate £600 £550 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +35.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £520 £406
% change year-on-year -18.26% +28.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 9652 12296 12385
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.85% 23.17% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6011 7745 7227
Median daily rate £403 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.89% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 545 645 978
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.97 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -0.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Fedora in the UK

Fedora
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Fedora in the UK

Fedora
Top 8 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 25 June 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 +26 11 £600 +9.09% 5
London -4 8 £600 +9.09% 1
North West +25 1 £425 -15.00%
City of London +2 1 £325 -31.57%
Preston - 1 £425 -
Lancashire - 1 £425 -
Bristol - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £400 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (92.31%) CentOS
3 16 (61.54%) DevOps
4 15 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (57.69%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
5 14 (53.85%) Java
5 14 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (53.85%) Ansible
6 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (46.15%) OpenStack
7 12 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (46.15%) SSL
8 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
9 9 (34.62%) Ant
9 9 (34.62%) Maven
9 9 (34.62%) Kibana
9 9 (34.62%) IaaS
10 8 (30.77%) Puppet
10 8 (30.77%) Python
11 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
11 7 (26.92%) Continuous Deployment
11 7 (26.92%) Packer
11 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
11 7 (26.92%) Gradle
11 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
12 6 (23.08%) Impala
12 6 (23.08%) Apache Hive
12 6 (23.08%) Cloudera

Fedora
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 (46.15%) OpenStack
2 5 (19.23%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (11.54%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (34.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) SSL
2 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) Kerberos
3 6 (23.08%) LDAP
4 5 (19.23%) HTTPS
5 2 (7.69%) HTTP
5 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
2 6 (23.08%) Apache Hive
2 6 (23.08%) Impala
2 6 (23.08%) MySQL
3 4 (15.38%) HBase
4 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Ant
1 9 (34.62%) Maven
2 7 (26.92%) Gradle
2 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 5 (19.23%) GoCD
3 5 (19.23%) Subversion
3 5 (19.23%) Travis CI
4 3 (11.54%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior DevOps
3 7 (26.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Administrator
4 6 (23.08%) Hadoop Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Developer
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum Master
7 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Kafka
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.85%) J2EE
2 1 (3.85%) Java EE
2 1 (3.85%) JDBC
2 1 (3.85%) JMS
2 1 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.85%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (92.31%) CentOS
3 14 (53.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Debian
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) DevOps
2 15 (57.69%) Configuration Management
2 15 (57.69%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (26.92%) Continuous Deployment
6 6 (23.08%) Break/Fix
6 6 (23.08%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Open Source
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (7.69%) Line Management
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.85%) Data Management
9 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.85%) Migration
9 1 (3.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Python
3 5 (19.23%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 6 (23.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 6 (23.08%) HDFS
2 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (53.85%) Ansible
3 9 (34.62%) Kibana
4 8 (30.77%) Puppet
5 7 (26.92%) Packer
6 6 (23.08%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (19.23%) Ganglia
7 5 (19.23%) Graphite
7 5 (19.23%) Nagios
7 5 (19.23%) Riemann
8 4 (15.38%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 6 (23.08%) Cloudera
3 4 (15.38%) Tableau
4 3 (11.54%) Alteryx
4 3 (11.54%) Talend
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Attivio
6 1 (3.85%) VMware