Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 118 160
Rank change year-on-year -37 +42 -39
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 2 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.062% 0.97% 0.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.34% 4.68% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 24 19
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +100.45%
10th Percentile £425 £213 £363
90th Percentile £475 £475 £483
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +102.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Ubuntu is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 583 620 898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.07% 20.83% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 355 532
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £173 £213 £175
90th Percentile £540 £513 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.91% +16.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 46 76
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.10 £12.00 £12.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.17% -1.44% -2.60%
10th Percentile £10.28 £9.80 £8.77
90th Percentile £19.76 £22.36 £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.60 £13.96 £13.00
% change year-on-year -2.56% +7.37% -

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
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 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Leeds -30 2 £450 +2.86% 2
Ubuntu
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Icinga
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Packer
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Rancher
2 1 (50.00%) Prometheus
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Capistrano
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Redis
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

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 (100.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Capistrano
1 1 (50.00%) Icinga
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Packer
1 1 (50.00%) Prometheus
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Rancher
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Capita
1 1 (50.00%) VMware