The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 585 527 521
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -6
Contract jobs citing POSIX 4 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.068% 0.029%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.029% 0.24% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 8
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£375 £323 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13643 13237 12969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.05% 28.03% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9476 8669 8249
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 272 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.60 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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
South West -21 2 £375 +19.04% 1
South East -37 1 - -
London - - - -
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POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (90.00%) C
3 23 (76.67%) ClearCase
4 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
5 21 (70.00%) DTV
6 19 (63.33%) STB
7 18 (60.00%) UML
7 18 (60.00%) Software Architecture
8 17 (56.67%) DVB
9 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
10 5 (16.67%) C++
11 4 (13.33%) UNIX
11 4 (13.33%) Python
11 4 (13.33%) Ruby
11 4 (13.33%) Degree
11 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
11 4 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
13 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (6.67%) Node.js
13 2 (6.67%) Puppet
13 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
13 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
13 2 (6.67%) Kanban
13 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
13 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
13 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
13 2 (6.67%) nginx
13 2 (6.67%) SimpleDB

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Node.js
1 2 (6.67%) nginx
1 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.67%) Route 53
2 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) DVB
2 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.67%) SimpleDB
1 2 (6.67%) Couchbase
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.67%) Redis
1 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (76.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Software Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Developer
3 10 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Embedded Software Developer
4 9 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) C Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Middleware
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) DTV
2 19 (63.33%) STB
3 4 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 18 (60.00%) UML
2 18 (60.00%) Software Architecture
3 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
4 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.67%) Kanban
5 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.67%) User Stories
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (3.33%) Release Management
6 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) C
2 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 5 (16.67%) C++
3 4 (13.33%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) Ruby
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) Lua
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) HAProxy
1 2 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
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