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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 25 6 30
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Contract jobs citing Unix 15 75 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.52% 17.28% 2.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.73% 48.39% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 62 4
Median daily rate £403 £364 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.65% -18.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £318 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+69.56% -42.13%

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
66 155 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.88% 35.71% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 112 27
Median daily rate £400 £334 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% +66.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £143 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £459 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 4
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.07% -16.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.75 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Unix.

1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) HTTP
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) Mac OS X
2 13 (72.22%) Configuration Management
2 13 (72.22%) Hibernate
2 13 (72.22%) Scrum
2 13 (72.22%) MongoDB
2 13 (72.22%) Neo4j
2 13 (72.22%) REST
2 13 (72.22%) JAX-RS
2 13 (72.22%) Dropwizard
2 13 (72.22%) Continuous Deployment
3 12 (66.67%) Kafka
3 12 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 12 (66.67%) Microservices
3 12 (66.67%) Spring Boot
3 12 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (66.67%) JSON
3 12 (66.67%) RESTful
3 12 (66.67%) Web Design
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) Spring
4 11 (61.11%) Cucumber
4 11 (61.11%) iXBRL
5 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 10 (55.56%) Go
6 8 (44.44%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL

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 1 (5.56%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) MongoDB
1 13 (72.22%) Neo4j
2 12 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.56%) DB2
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) JBehave
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
1 13 (72.22%) Java Developer
2 1 (5.56%) Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operator
2 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
2 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Dropwizard
1 13 (72.22%) Hibernate
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
1 13 (72.22%) JAX-RS
1 13 (72.22%) REST
2 12 (66.67%) JSON
2 12 (66.67%) Kafka
2 12 (66.67%) RESTful
2 12 (66.67%) Spring Boot
3 11 (61.11%) iXBRL
3 11 (61.11%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Mac OS X
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Configuration Management
1 13 (72.22%) Continuous Deployment
1 13 (72.22%) Scrum
2 12 (66.67%) Microservices
2 12 (66.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (66.67%) Web Design
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) Software Engineering
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
7 1 (5.56%) ERP
7 1 (5.56%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.56%) OO
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) QA Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Go
3 2 (11.11%) JCL
3 2 (11.11%) Korn
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Micro Focus
3 1 (5.56%) BMC
3 1 (5.56%) BT
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Xerox