The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Developer
Rank 195 217 213
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -4
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Developer 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.070% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.076% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
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£538 £650 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £650 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5414 6582 7202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.04% 92.63% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 4842 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 168 170
Average hourly rate £18.48 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £51.00 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
UNIX Developer
London

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Front Arena
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Front Arena
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) EMC