The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 9 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Unix 70 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.18% 8.05% 5.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 49.30% 35.00% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 19 16
Average daily rate £375 £365 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +23.89%
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
142 60 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.90% 22.99% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 48 46
Average daily rate £350 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £151 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -36.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 83 (72.81%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (70.18%) Perl
3 77 (67.54%) Software Engineering
4 71 (62.28%) OO
5 66 (57.89%) jQuery
6 64 (56.14%) TDD
7 63 (55.26%) Java
8 59 (51.75%) Selenium
8 59 (51.75%) Cucumber
9 49 (42.98%) Legal
10 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
11 42 (36.84%) SQL
12 38 (33.33%) CSS
13 36 (31.58%) MongoDB
14 35 (30.70%) Web Development
15 32 (28.07%) NoSQL
15 32 (28.07%) Mojolicious
16 31 (27.19%) RESTful
17 30 (26.32%) Linux
18 29 (25.44%) Scala
19 28 (24.56%) Go
20 27 (23.68%) Redis
20 27 (23.68%) Kafka
21 18 (15.79%) OAuth2
21 18 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
22 15 (13.16%) Oracle
23 14 (12.28%) HTML
23 14 (12.28%) Configuration Management
24 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
24 13 (11.40%) Subversion

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 18 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.02%) SAS
3 7 (6.14%) Apache
4 4 (3.51%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) HTTP
2 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.75%) LAN
3 2 (1.75%) SSL
3 2 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 32 (28.07%) NoSQL
3 27 (23.68%) Redis
4 13 (11.40%) Relational Database
5 10 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (8.77%) MySQL
6 9 (7.89%) Hadoop
7 6 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.75%) DB2
10 2 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.75%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 59 (51.75%) Cucumber
1 59 (51.75%) Selenium
2 13 (11.40%) Subversion
3 8 (7.02%) JIRA
4 7 (6.14%) QAComplete
5 4 (3.51%) Concordion
5 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.88%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) PowerBuilder
General
1 49 (42.98%) Legal
2 7 (6.14%) Finance
3 3 (2.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (67.54%) Developer
2 29 (25.44%) Web Developer
3 21 (18.42%) Perl Developer
4 15 (13.16%) Website Developer
5 12 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Tester
9 5 (4.39%) Teradata Tester
9 5 (4.39%) Unix Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Analyst
10 4 (3.51%) Configuration Manager
11 3 (2.63%) Administrator
11 3 (2.63%) Linux Administrator
11 3 (2.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.63%) Unix Administrator
11 3 (2.63%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (57.89%) jQuery
2 38 (33.33%) CSS
3 32 (28.07%) Mojolicious
4 31 (27.19%) RESTful
5 27 (23.68%) Kafka
6 18 (15.79%) OAuth2
7 14 (12.28%) HTML
8 12 (10.53%) XML
9 8 (7.02%) Ajax
9 8 (7.02%) XHTML
10 5 (4.39%) REST
11 4 (3.51%) Middleware
12 3 (2.63%) J2EE
13 2 (1.75%) .NET
13 2 (1.75%) .NET Framework
13 2 (1.75%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.75%) JAX-RS
13 2 (1.75%) STL
13 2 (1.75%) Web Services
13 2 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.51%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.75%) CMDB
4 2 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.75%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (26.32%) Linux
2 6 (5.26%) Windows
3 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.75%) HPUX
4 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (72.81%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (67.54%) Software Engineering
3 71 (62.28%) OO
4 64 (56.14%) TDD
5 35 (30.70%) Web Development
6 14 (12.28%) Configuration Management
7 11 (9.65%) DevOps
8 9 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (7.02%) MapReduce
10 7 (6.14%) Analytics
10 7 (6.14%) Defect Management
10 7 (6.14%) Process Management
10 7 (6.14%) Release Management
11 6 (5.26%) ITIL
11 6 (5.26%) Video Analytics
12 5 (4.39%) Scrum
13 4 (3.51%) Automated Testing
14 3 (2.63%) Data Centre Operations
14 3 (2.63%) UML
14 3 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 80 (70.18%) Perl
2 63 (55.26%) Java
3 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
4 42 (36.84%) SQL
5 29 (25.44%) Scala
6 28 (24.56%) Go
7 6 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.51%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (2.63%) C++
9 3 (2.63%) JCL
9 3 (2.63%) Korn
10 2 (1.75%) C#
10 2 (1.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (11.40%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Control-M
1 3 (2.63%) Rundeck
2 2 (1.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (13.16%) Oracle
2 9 (7.89%) Informatica
2 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.89%) Teradata
3 8 (7.02%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.63%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.75%) BMC
6 2 (1.75%) BT
6 2 (1.75%) F5
6 2 (1.75%) HP
6 2 (1.75%) InterSystems
6 2 (1.75%) NetApp
6 2 (1.75%) SAP
6 2 (1.75%) Sybase
6 2 (1.75%) Symantec
6 2 (1.75%) VMware
6 2 (1.75%) Xerox
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