The first table below looks at the demand for POSIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 22 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 of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 526 535 528
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing POSIX 27 11 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.024% 0.057%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.084% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 18
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13352 13135 13905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.86% 28.34% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8766 8529 8604
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 278 337
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
POSIX
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POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing POSIX across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in England

POSIX
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing POSIX across the England region.

POSIX Daily Rate Trend in England

POSIX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing POSIX across the England region.

POSIX Hourly Rate Trend in England

POSIX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing POSIX within the England region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
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POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing POSIX 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 POSIX.

1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (92.68%) Software Engineering
3 37 (90.24%) C
4 34 (82.93%) ClearCase
5 32 (78.05%) DTV
6 20 (48.78%) Telecoms
7 18 (43.90%) UML
8 17 (41.46%) STB
8 17 (41.46%) Software Architecture
9 15 (36.59%) DVB
10 5 (12.20%) C++
10 5 (12.20%) Embedded C
11 3 (7.32%) Middleware
12 2 (4.88%) Uniface
12 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (4.88%) JDA
12 2 (4.88%) Oracle
12 2 (4.88%) UNIX
12 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
12 2 (4.88%) SQL
12 2 (4.88%) Retail
12 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
12 2 (4.88%) Oracle Retail
12 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
13 1 (2.44%) Trac
13 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
13 1 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
13 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (2.44%) JSON
13 1 (2.44%) JIRA

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing POSIX 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 POSIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) DVB
2 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.44%) SQLite
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 34 (82.93%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.44%) Trac
2 1 (2.44%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 20 (48.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Software Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Middleware Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded C Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) JSON
2 1 (2.44%) Qt
2 1 (2.44%) RESTful
2 1 (2.44%) WebKit
2 1 (2.44%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (78.05%) DTV
2 17 (41.46%) STB
3 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Software Engineering
2 18 (43.90%) UML
3 17 (41.46%) Software Architecture
4 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Multithreading
5 1 (2.44%) OO
5 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.44%) OOD
5 1 (2.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) C
2 5 (12.20%) C++
2 5 (12.20%) Embedded C
3 2 (4.88%) Uniface
3 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) JDA
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Retek
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