Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 January 2019 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 185 180 153
Rank change year-on-year -5 -27 +35
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 11 2 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.045% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.10% 0.24% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 36
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £331 £425 £213
90th Percentile £375 £475 £500
England median daily rate £460 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -5.64% +2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +47.06% -55.84%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,000 834 1,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.85% 18.94% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 528 631
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +0.63%
10th Percentile £204 £137 £188
90th Percentile £550 £552 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 64 89
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.85 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.07% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.08 £9.81
90th Percentile £34.75 £20.70 £29.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -2.02%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in Yorkshire

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
West Yorkshire -5 7 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £375 - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 2
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (45.45%) CentOS
3 5 (45.45%) Puppet
3 5 (45.45%) Splunk
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Ansible
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Tech Ops
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Smartcard
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) nginx
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
5 3 (27.27%) Statistics
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) Terraform
5 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (27.27%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Ant
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Gatling
3 2 (18.18%) IntelliJ
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) GitLab
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Linux Support
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Scala Developer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) LAMP
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) Play Framework
2 2 (18.18%) Servlets
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Smartcard
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) DevOps
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Tech Ops
3 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Statistics
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Lean Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Logistics
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 3 (27.27%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Groovy
4 2 (18.18%) Haskell
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) Scala
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Puppet
2 4 (36.36%) Ansible
3 3 (27.27%) Terraform
4 2 (18.18%) Grafana
4 2 (18.18%) Kibana
5 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Splunk
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) F5