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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 27 38 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -11
Contract jobs citing UNIX 29 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.65% 1.35% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.62% 6.25% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 6
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£375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £312 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
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
105 80 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 24.08% 21.62% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 56 45
Average daily rate £375 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £134 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +9.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (59.62%) Perl
2 31 (59.62%) Linux
3 29 (55.77%) Software Engineering
4 22 (42.31%) Java
4 22 (42.31%) SQL
5 18 (34.62%) OO
6 16 (30.77%) MySQL
7 15 (28.85%) Relational Database
8 14 (26.92%) RESTful
9 13 (25.00%) DevOps
10 12 (23.08%) Scala
10 12 (23.08%) Hadoop
10 12 (23.08%) MongoDB
10 12 (23.08%) Mojolicious
10 12 (23.08%) jQuery
10 12 (23.08%) HTTP
10 12 (23.08%) TDD
11 11 (21.15%) Oracle
11 11 (21.15%) OAuth
11 11 (21.15%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (17.31%) BeanShell
12 9 (17.31%) JMeter
12 9 (17.31%) Legal
13 8 (15.38%) Finance
13 8 (15.38%) HTML
13 8 (15.38%) MapReduce
14 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
14 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
14 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 11 (21.15%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Project
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) HTTP
2 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.62%) SSL
2 5 (9.62%) VLAN
2 5 (9.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (9.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (9.62%) LAN
3 3 (5.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) MySQL
2 15 (28.85%) Relational Database
3 12 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 12 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) JMeter
2 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.77%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) Selenium
4 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.85%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
General
1 9 (17.31%) Legal
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) AWS Developer
3 9 (17.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Perl Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Tester
7 4 (7.69%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Performance Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Consultant
9 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) RESTful
2 12 (23.08%) Mojolicious
2 12 (23.08%) jQuery
3 11 (21.15%) OAuth
4 8 (15.38%) HTML
5 6 (11.54%) Web Services
6 4 (7.69%) XML
7 2 (3.85%) XHTML
7 2 (3.85%) Middleware
7 2 (3.85%) LAMP
7 2 (3.85%) Ajax
7 2 (3.85%) CSS
7 2 (3.85%) SOAP
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (3.85%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.92%) JSON
8 1 (1.92%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Digital Media
3 5 (9.62%) PKI
4 4 (7.69%) Video on Demand
5 2 (3.85%) AS400
5 2 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.85%) OS/400
5 1 (1.92%) CentOS
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (55.77%) Software Engineering
3 18 (34.62%) OO
4 13 (25.00%) DevOps
5 12 (23.08%) TDD
6 8 (15.38%) MapReduce
7 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.69%) Performance Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Project Management
9 3 (5.77%) UML
9 3 (5.77%) Analytics
10 2 (3.85%) Automation Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.85%) Video Analytics
10 2 (3.85%) SDLC
10 2 (3.85%) Identity Management
11 1 (1.92%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 31 (59.62%) Perl
2 22 (42.31%) Java
2 22 (42.31%) SQL
3 12 (23.08%) Scala
4 9 (17.31%) BeanShell
5 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.69%) Python
7 3 (5.77%) Ruby
8 2 (3.85%) COBOL
8 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.85%) RPG
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
2 5 (9.62%) F5
3 2 (3.85%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
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