The first table below looks at the demand for the UNIX Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 29 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Developer
Rank 551 529 525
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Developer 11 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.054% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.058% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 35
Average daily rate
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£488 £345 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £307 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £559 £536
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45617 43185 49090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.64% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28196 25932 28031
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1837 1975 2545
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
UNIX Developer
UK

UNIX Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

UNIX Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

UNIX Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

UNIX Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

UNIX Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

UNIX Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

UNIX Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

UNIX Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

UNIX Developer
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 UNIX Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
London -17 9 £525 +52.17%
East Midlands - 1 - -
UNIX Developer
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UNIX Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 30 (100.00%) UNIX
2 18 (60.00%) Oracle
3 16 (53.33%) Shell Script
4 15 (50.00%) C++
5 14 (46.67%) STL
6 13 (43.33%) SQL
7 11 (36.67%) RDBMS
7 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
8 9 (30.00%) Linux
9 8 (26.67%) Informix
10 7 (23.33%) Perl
11 6 (20.00%) MySQL
11 6 (20.00%) Sybase
12 5 (16.67%) XML
12 5 (16.67%) PHP
12 5 (16.67%) HTML
12 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 5 (16.67%) JSP
12 5 (16.67%) CGI
12 5 (16.67%) Control-M
12 5 (16.67%) Migration
12 5 (16.67%) Ajax
12 5 (16.67%) Web 2.0
12 5 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 5 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
13 4 (13.33%) Python
14 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
14 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
14 3 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 3 (10.00%) Multicast

UNIX Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.00%) Multicast
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) RDBMS
1 11 (36.67%) Relational Database
2 8 (26.67%) Informix
3 6 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) DB2
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) GDB
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.67%) Banking
1 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) STL
2 5 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (16.67%) CGI
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) JSP
2 5 (16.67%) Ajax
3 3 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.33%) MCollective
4 1 (3.33%) JMX
4 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Web 2.0
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) AIX
3 2 (6.67%) CentOS
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
1 5 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (3.33%) Build Automation
4 1 (3.33%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) Shell Script
2 15 (50.00%) C++
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) Perl
5 5 (16.67%) PHP
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.33%) Python
7 2 (6.67%) C
8 1 (3.33%) Java
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby
8 1 (3.33%) Korn
8 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Control-M
2 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) StatsD
3 1 (3.33%) Nagios
3 1 (3.33%) Munin
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) EMC
3 1 (3.33%) Aquila
3 1 (3.33%) Percona