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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Unix 2 29 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.78% 6.64% 1.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.65% 27.62% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 29 4
Median daily rate £400 £375 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +26.98%
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
43 105 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.86% 24.03% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 89 50
Median daily rate £338 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £265 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.65 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £36.00 £16.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 24 August 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 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (74.36%) jQuery
3 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
3 28 (71.79%) OO
3 28 (71.79%) Web Development
4 27 (69.23%) Software Engineering
5 26 (66.67%) TDD
5 26 (66.67%) Perl
6 24 (61.54%) Java
6 24 (61.54%) CSS
6 24 (61.54%) Selenium
6 24 (61.54%) Cucumber
7 20 (51.28%) Legal
8 7 (17.95%) Linux
9 6 (15.38%) Oracle
10 5 (12.82%) Windows
10 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
11 4 (10.26%) Finance
11 4 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
12 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
12 3 (7.69%) QA
12 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
12 3 (7.69%) SQL
13 2 (5.13%) SAP
13 2 (5.13%) HTML
13 2 (5.13%) ITIL
13 2 (5.13%) Web Services
13 2 (5.13%) JBoss
13 2 (5.13%) Apache

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 2 (5.13%) Apache
1 2 (5.13%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) SSL
1 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) OLTP
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Cucumber
1 24 (61.54%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) Maven
2 2 (5.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) JBehave
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 20 (51.28%) Legal
2 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 21 (53.85%) Web Developer
3 11 (28.21%) Website Developer
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Perl Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Unix Developer
7 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Perl Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Server Support
7 2 (5.13%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) IT Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.56%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) jQuery
2 24 (61.54%) CSS
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) Mojolicious
3 2 (5.13%) RESTful
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) Ajax
4 1 (2.56%) Kafka
4 1 (2.56%) OAuth2
4 1 (2.56%) XHTML
4 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) OO
2 28 (71.79%) Web Development
3 27 (69.23%) Software Engineering
4 26 (66.67%) TDD
5 2 (5.13%) Content Development
5 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (5.13%) DevOps
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Workflow
6 1 (2.56%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Front End Development
6 1 (2.56%) Functional Testing
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.56%) QA Automation
6 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) JavaScript
2 26 (66.67%) Perl
3 24 (61.54%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.69%) SQL
6 2 (5.13%) JCL
6 2 (5.13%) Korn
7 1 (2.56%) Go
7 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Control-M
2 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) F5
2 2 (5.13%) Micro Focus
2 2 (5.13%) NetApp
2 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
2 2 (5.13%) VMware
3 1 (2.56%) BMC
3 1 (2.56%) BT
3 1 (2.56%) Veritas
3 1 (2.56%) Xerox