The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Developer
Rank 148 191 194
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 2 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.020% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.021% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 10
Average daily rate £575 £575 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Unix Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3003 4864 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.42% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2367 3726 4072
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 82 91
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Unix Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Unix Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Unix Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Developer across the City of London region.

Unix Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Unix Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Developer across the City of London region.

Unix Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Unix Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Unix Developer in their job title 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 with Unix Developer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) EasyMock
3 1 (33.33%) Lightstreamer
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Rally

Unix Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Unix Developer in their job title 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 with Unix Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Lightstreamer
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (33.33%) Neo4j
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) Redis
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) EasyMock
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) jMock
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Spring
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (33.33%) RIA
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Perforce
2 1 (33.33%) Rally
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