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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 8 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Contract jobs citing Unix 60 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.46% 2.90% 4.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.80% 21.43% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 4 8
Average daily rate £363 £444 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £376 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £485 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +86.90%
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
131 42 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.57% 13.55% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 26 28
Average daily rate £338 £200 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £148 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.68 £17.50 £16.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 51 (73.91%) Perl
2 48 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (65.22%) Software Engineering
4 40 (57.97%) SQL
4 40 (57.97%) Java
5 39 (56.52%) OO
6 36 (52.17%) Selenium
7 35 (50.72%) jQuery
7 35 (50.72%) Cucumber
8 34 (49.28%) TDD
9 30 (43.48%) MongoDB
10 29 (42.03%) Legal
11 28 (40.58%) RESTful
12 27 (39.13%) Scala
13 26 (37.68%) NoSQL
13 26 (37.68%) Go
13 26 (37.68%) Mojolicious
14 25 (36.23%) Kafka
14 25 (36.23%) Redis
15 23 (33.33%) Linux
16 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
17 17 (24.64%) OAuth2
17 17 (24.64%) Elasticsearch
18 15 (21.74%) HTML
19 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
20 13 (18.84%) CSS
21 11 (15.94%) XML
22 10 (14.49%) MySQL
22 10 (14.49%) DevOps
23 9 (13.04%) Hadoop

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 17 (24.64%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.25%) Apache
3 4 (5.80%) SAS
4 3 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.35%) VLAN
3 2 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (2.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.90%) LAN
3 2 (2.90%) Network Security
3 2 (2.90%) SSL
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (43.48%) MongoDB
2 26 (37.68%) NoSQL
3 25 (36.23%) Redis
4 14 (20.29%) Relational Database
5 10 (14.49%) MySQL
6 9 (13.04%) Hadoop
7 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.90%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.45%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (52.17%) Selenium
2 35 (50.72%) Cucumber
3 5 (7.25%) JIRA
4 4 (5.80%) JMeter
4 4 (5.80%) Subversion
5 3 (4.35%) Concordion
5 3 (4.35%) QAComplete
5 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.45%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.45%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (42.03%) Legal
2 6 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (62.32%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Perl Developer
3 7 (10.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (10.14%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.14%) Web Developer
4 5 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Tester
5 4 (5.80%) Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Website Developer
6 3 (4.35%) Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.90%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.72%) jQuery
2 28 (40.58%) RESTful
3 26 (37.68%) Mojolicious
4 25 (36.23%) Kafka
5 17 (24.64%) OAuth2
6 15 (21.74%) HTML
7 13 (18.84%) CSS
8 11 (15.94%) XML
9 7 (10.14%) Ajax
9 7 (10.14%) XHTML
10 4 (5.80%) Web Services
11 3 (4.35%) J2EE
11 3 (4.35%) Middleware
12 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
12 2 (2.90%) JAX-RS
12 2 (2.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.90%) PKI
4 1 (1.45%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.90%) HPUX
3 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (65.22%) Software Engineering
3 39 (56.52%) OO
4 34 (49.28%) TDD
5 10 (14.49%) DevOps
6 8 (11.59%) MapReduce
6 8 (11.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (10.14%) Analytics
8 6 (8.70%) Video Analytics
8 6 (8.70%) Web Development
9 5 (7.25%) Configuration Management
10 3 (4.35%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.35%) Defect Management
10 3 (4.35%) Process Management
10 3 (4.35%) Release Management
10 3 (4.35%) Scrum
11 2 (2.90%) Capacity Management
11 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.90%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (73.91%) Perl
2 40 (57.97%) Java
2 40 (57.97%) SQL
3 27 (39.13%) Scala
4 26 (37.68%) Go
5 18 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.80%) BeanShell
7 3 (4.35%) ANSI SQL
8 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.45%) ISEB
2 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (11.59%) Oracle
2 5 (7.25%) Informatica
2 5 (7.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (7.25%) Teradata
3 4 (5.80%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) F5
5 2 (2.90%) HP
6 1 (1.45%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.45%) Symantec
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