The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 25 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +17
Contract jobs citing Unix 19 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.57% 7.99% 3.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.59% 33.82% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 11
Median daily rate £375 £365 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +20.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.61% +8.33%
Unix
South Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 68 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.45% 23.61% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 54 38
Median daily rate £350 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
Median hourly rate £15.50 £11.50 £18.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.78% -37.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.70 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Unix.

1 70 (69.31%) Perl
1 70 (69.31%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (67.33%) Software Engineering
3 61 (60.40%) OO
4 57 (56.44%) jQuery
5 55 (54.46%) TDD
6 54 (53.47%) Java
7 49 (48.51%) Selenium
7 49 (48.51%) Cucumber
8 40 (39.60%) Legal
8 40 (39.60%) JavaScript
9 35 (34.65%) CSS
9 35 (34.65%) Web Development
10 31 (30.69%) Linux
11 29 (28.71%) SQL
12 26 (25.74%) MongoDB
13 23 (22.77%) NoSQL
13 23 (22.77%) Mojolicious
14 21 (20.79%) RESTful
15 20 (19.80%) Scala
16 19 (18.81%) Go
17 18 (17.82%) Kafka
17 18 (17.82%) Redis
18 13 (12.87%) Relational Database
19 12 (11.88%) DevOps
20 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
20 11 (10.89%) Subversion
20 11 (10.89%) Configuration Management
20 11 (10.89%) HTML
20 11 (10.89%) Oracle

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 9 (8.91%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.92%) Apache
3 5 (4.95%) JBoss
4 4 (3.96%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) HTTP
2 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.98%) LAN
3 2 (1.98%) SSL
3 2 (1.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.74%) MongoDB
2 23 (22.77%) NoSQL
3 18 (17.82%) Redis
4 13 (12.87%) Relational Database
5 10 (9.90%) MySQL
6 9 (8.91%) Hadoop
7 6 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.98%) DB2
10 2 (1.98%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.98%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (48.51%) Cucumber
1 49 (48.51%) Selenium
2 11 (10.89%) Subversion
3 4 (3.96%) Concordion
3 4 (3.96%) JIRA
3 4 (3.96%) QAComplete
3 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.98%) Maven
6 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.99%) PowerBuilder
General
1 40 (39.60%) Legal
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 3 (2.97%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (66.34%) Developer
2 29 (28.71%) Web Developer
3 17 (16.83%) Perl Developer
4 15 (14.85%) Website Developer
5 11 (10.89%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (8.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.93%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Unix Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Configuration Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Administrator
10 3 (2.97%) Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (2.97%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (2.97%) Tester
10 3 (2.97%) Unix Administrator
10 3 (2.97%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (56.44%) jQuery
2 35 (34.65%) CSS
3 23 (22.77%) Mojolicious
4 21 (20.79%) RESTful
5 18 (17.82%) Kafka
6 11 (10.89%) HTML
7 9 (8.91%) OAuth2
7 9 (8.91%) XML
8 5 (4.95%) Ajax
8 5 (4.95%) REST
8 5 (4.95%) XHTML
9 4 (3.96%) Middleware
10 3 (2.97%) J2EE
10 3 (2.97%) Web Services
11 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (1.98%) Dropwizard
11 2 (1.98%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.98%) JAX-RS
11 2 (1.98%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.96%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.98%) CMDB
3 2 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.98%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (1.98%) PKI
4 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.69%) Linux
2 6 (5.94%) Windows
3 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.98%) HPUX
4 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (69.31%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (67.33%) Software Engineering
3 61 (60.40%) OO
4 55 (54.46%) TDD
5 35 (34.65%) Web Development
6 12 (11.88%) DevOps
7 11 (10.89%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.92%) MapReduce
9 7 (6.93%) Analytics
10 6 (5.94%) ITIL
10 6 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (5.94%) Video Analytics
11 5 (4.95%) Scrum
12 4 (3.96%) Automated Testing
12 4 (3.96%) Defect Management
12 4 (3.96%) Process Management
12 4 (3.96%) Release Management
13 3 (2.97%) Content Development
13 3 (2.97%) Data Centre Operations
13 3 (2.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 70 (69.31%) Perl
2 54 (53.47%) Java
3 40 (39.60%) JavaScript
4 29 (28.71%) SQL
5 20 (19.80%) Scala
6 19 (18.81%) Go
7 7 (6.93%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.96%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (2.97%) C++
9 3 (2.97%) JCL
9 3 (2.97%) Korn
10 2 (1.98%) C#
10 2 (1.98%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Control-M
1 3 (2.97%) Rundeck
2 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Oracle
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Informatica
3 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.95%) Teradata
4 4 (3.96%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.97%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.98%) BMC
6 2 (1.98%) BT
6 2 (1.98%) F5
6 2 (1.98%) HP
6 2 (1.98%) InterSystems
6 2 (1.98%) NetApp
6 2 (1.98%) SAP
6 2 (1.98%) Sybase
6 2 (1.98%) Symantec
6 2 (1.98%) VMware
6 2 (1.98%) Xerox