The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 15 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing UNIX 7 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 10.45% 13.89% 4.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 77.78% 55.56% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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£400 - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.60 £37.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.54% +16.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £28.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+15.04% -5.83%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Operating Systems Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 13.43% 25.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £400 £288 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +33.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.60 £12.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+224.80% -41.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UNIX across the Basildon region.

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

UNIX
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Basildon region.

UNIX Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX.

1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
3 7 (77.78%) Content Management
3 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
3 7 (77.78%) J2EE
3 7 (77.78%) Ant
3 7 (77.78%) OO
3 7 (77.78%) HTML5
3 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
4 6 (66.67%) IBM
4 6 (66.67%) XHTML
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (55.56%) TDD
5 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
5 5 (55.56%) B2C
5 5 (55.56%) SOAP
6 4 (44.44%) JSP
6 4 (44.44%) SOA
6 4 (44.44%) Validation
6 4 (44.44%) TopLink
6 4 (44.44%) JAX-RS

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing UNIX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
1 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Ant
2 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
3 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
4 2 (22.22%) Maven
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (11.11%) AccuRev
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) Hudson
5 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 1 (11.11%) Subversion
5 1 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (11.11%) JMeter
5 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) Ajax
3 7 (77.78%) J2EE
3 7 (77.78%) HTML5
4 6 (66.67%) XHTML
4 6 (66.67%) Web Services
5 5 (55.56%) SOAP
6 4 (44.44%) JSP
6 4 (44.44%) TopLink
6 4 (44.44%) JAX-RS
6 4 (44.44%) JAX-WS
7 2 (22.22%) Java SE
8 1 (11.11%) JSR 170
8 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
8 1 (11.11%) jQuery
8 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
8 1 (11.11%) JPA
8 1 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Solaris
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Content Management
1 7 (77.78%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
3 5 (55.56%) B2C
4 4 (44.44%) SOA
4 4 (44.44%) Validation
4 4 (44.44%) User Stories
5 3 (33.33%) Use Case
5 3 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) RUP
6 2 (22.22%) RAD
6 2 (22.22%) Information Management
6 2 (22.22%) SEO
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 1 (11.11%) BDD
7 1 (11.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) FatWire
3 1 (11.11%) Omniture
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) HP