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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 6 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Unix 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 19.23% 5.41% 11.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 71.43% 20.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £453 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +86.90%
Unix
Essex

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
7 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 26.92% 27.03% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £455 £375 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.33% +10.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016, 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 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 11 (78.57%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) AccuRev
4 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
7 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) IBM
7 4 (28.57%) Sun
7 4 (28.57%) Sun Certification
7 4 (28.57%) C++
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) J2EE
7 4 (28.57%) Ant
7 4 (28.57%) JSP
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
7 4 (28.57%) XML
7 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
7 4 (28.57%) Web Development
7 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (21.43%) System Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Marketing
8 3 (21.43%) Database Tuning
8 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (21.43%) Teradata

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) DataStage
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) WebFOCUS
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) AccuRev
2 4 (28.57%) Ant
3 3 (21.43%) Checkstyle
3 3 (21.43%) FindBugs
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Automotive
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Unix Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Applications Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Architect
5 3 (21.43%) ETL Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Java Applications Developer
5 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Unix Architect
6 2 (14.29%) C++ Applications Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 2 (14.29%) DataStage Developer
6 2 (14.29%) DB2 Developer
6 2 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Applications Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
1 4 (28.57%) J2EE
1 4 (28.57%) JSP
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
2 3 (21.43%) JDBC
2 3 (21.43%) JRules
2 3 (21.43%) Servlets
2 3 (21.43%) Struts
3 2 (14.29%) TopLink
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) LESS
4 1 (7.14%) Sass
4 1 (7.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Web Development
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Database Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Pair Programming
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) System Testing
3 3 (21.43%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) B2C
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) RAD
4 1 (7.14%) SEO
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 4 (28.57%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Sun Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Sun
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Rally
3 3 (21.43%) Teradata
4 2 (14.29%) F5
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) FatWire
5 1 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Omniture
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat