The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 7 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Unix 36 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 15.93% 8.33% 25.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.15% 36.36% 56.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 2 7
Median daily rate £466 £351 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.95% +97.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £351 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £351 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -23.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
78 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 34.51% 22.92% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 12 14
Median daily rate £420 £425 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +153.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £193 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Unix.

1 37 (82.22%) Linux
2 31 (68.89%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (64.44%) KDB
4 28 (62.22%) Perl
5 26 (57.78%) Solaris
5 26 (57.78%) Kdb+
6 22 (48.89%) Finance
7 18 (40.00%) Java
8 17 (37.78%) Analytics
9 14 (31.11%) Banking
10 10 (22.22%) SQL
11 7 (15.56%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (13.33%) Equities
12 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (13.33%) OO
13 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
13 5 (11.11%) Front Office
13 5 (11.11%) Low Latency
13 5 (11.11%) Client Onboarding
14 4 (8.89%) FIX Connectivity
14 4 (8.89%) Defect Management
14 4 (8.89%) TDD
14 4 (8.89%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (8.89%) N-Tier
14 4 (8.89%) Fidessa
14 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (8.89%) Bloomberg
14 4 (8.89%) NYFIX
14 4 (8.89%) C++

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) EngageOne
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (2.22%) NAS
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (64.44%) KDB
2 26 (57.78%) Kdb+
3 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Front Office
3 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (84.44%) Developer
2 26 (57.78%) KDB Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Murex Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Front Office C++ Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (2.22%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Unix Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Workflow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) EJB
2 1 (2.22%) FpML
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) JDBC
2 1 (2.22%) JSON
2 1 (2.22%) JSP
2 1 (2.22%) Murex MxML
2 1 (2.22%) Servlets
2 1 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (2.22%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (68.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Equities
3 4 (8.89%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (8.89%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.44%) Derivative
4 2 (4.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) Linux
2 26 (57.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Analytics
2 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (13.33%) OO
3 5 (11.11%) Client Onboarding
3 5 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 4 (8.89%) Defect Management
4 4 (8.89%) TDD
5 3 (6.67%) Data Analytics
6 2 (4.44%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (4.44%) Data Validation
6 2 (4.44%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security
6 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Market Making
6 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.44%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Workflow
6 2 (4.44%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) Perl
2 18 (40.00%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (8.89%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Bloomberg
1 4 (8.89%) Fidessa
1 4 (8.89%) NYFIX
2 2 (4.44%) Murex
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Sun
3 1 (2.22%) VMware