The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 3 months to 28 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.

Ubuntu Linux
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 104 87
Rank change year-on-year +11 -17  
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 7 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.84% 1.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.72% 3.54% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 36
Median daily rate £420 £450 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +56.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £328 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £565 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £413 £310
% change year-on-year -2.90% +33.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - £45.00

Ubuntu 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 257 480 435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 17.81% 23.59% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 716 698
Median daily rate £388 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £565 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 24 82
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £8.58 £9.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.23 £16.64 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in West Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in West Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in West Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leeds +10 6 £420 -6.66% 1
Wakefield - 1 £550 -
Ubuntu
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) nginx
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) Nagios
5 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Route 53
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (25.00%) nginx
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (25.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior WebOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) WebOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Scripter
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (25.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (25.00%) Web Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Grafana
2 2 (25.00%) Graphite
2 2 (25.00%) Icinga
2 2 (25.00%) Mesos
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Packer
2 2 (25.00%) Prometheus
2 2 (25.00%) Rancher
2 2 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (12.50%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) New Relic
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle