The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Debian skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 23 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.

Debian Linux
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 131 103
Contract jobs citing Debian 0 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.17% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.87% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 15
Median daily rate - £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Debian 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 381 578 425
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 18.76% 19.20% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 301 245
Median daily rate £375 £375 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 62
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -17.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.99 £10.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £36.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Debian
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Debian in the West Midlands

Debian
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Debian in the West Midlands