Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 149 189
Rank change year-on-year -30 +40 -48
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 8 60 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.18% 1.10% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.92% 5.27% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 52 43
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +41.67% +33.33%
10th Percentile £384 £214 £263
90th Percentile £453 £561 £438
England median daily rate £463 £458 £425
% change year-on-year +1.09% +7.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +47.06% -55.84% +14.07%

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 872 1139 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.68% 20.90% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 724 759
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +16.28%
10th Percentile £133 £213 £165
90th Percentile £539 £550 £516
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 79 171
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -3.85%
10th Percentile £9.94 £10.16 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.98 £25.50 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.93%

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 23 November 2017. 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 -44 6 £420 -1.18% 3
South Yorkshire +16 1 £365 -5.81%
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) CentOS
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 4 (50.00%) nginx
3 4 (50.00%) Terraform
4 3 (37.50%) Security Patching
4 3 (37.50%) Packer
4 3 (37.50%) Icinga
4 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
4 3 (37.50%) Rancher
4 3 (37.50%) Prometheus
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Ruby
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Nagios
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum

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 4 (50.00%) nginx
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
3 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Security Patching
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Terraform
2 3 (37.50%) Icinga
2 3 (37.50%) Nagios
2 3 (37.50%) Packer
2 3 (37.50%) Prometheus
2 3 (37.50%) Rancher
3 2 (25.00%) Grafana
3 2 (25.00%) Graphite
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (12.50%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) New Relic
3 1 (12.50%) Capita
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Darktrace