The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Unix Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Developer
UK / England
Rank 531 537 525
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 39 57 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 39
Median daily rate £546 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.07% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £660 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39324 44183 43166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.94% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25796 28458 27636
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1618 1747
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Unix Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Unix Developer in the job title.

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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 36 £550 -8.33% 15
South East +9 2 £374 +6.92%
East Midlands - 1 £113 -
Unix Developer
UK

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Unix Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Unix Developer in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) Unix
2 34 (50.00%) C++
2 34 (50.00%) SQL
3 28 (41.18%) Finance
3 28 (41.18%) Linux
4 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
5 21 (30.88%) Shell Script
6 20 (29.41%) Banking
7 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (27.94%) Oracle
8 18 (26.47%) Java
9 17 (25.00%) C
10 14 (20.59%) Multithreading
11 13 (19.12%) Low Latency
12 12 (17.65%) Scrum
13 11 (16.18%) Perl
13 11 (16.18%) STL
14 10 (14.71%) Python
14 10 (14.71%) Risk Management
14 10 (14.71%) Degree
15 9 (13.24%) Electronic Trading
15 9 (13.24%) Algorithms
16 8 (11.76%) High Availability
16 8 (11.76%) Refactoring
16 8 (11.76%) TDD
16 8 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 7 (10.29%) SOAP
17 7 (10.29%) OO
17 7 (10.29%) COBOL
17 7 (10.29%) Derivative

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.94%) Apache
2 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.47%) Confluence
3 1 (1.47%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.41%) HTTP
2 3 (4.41%) LDAP
3 2 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (1.47%) Firewall
4 1 (1.47%) FTP
4 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.47%) Multicast
4 1 (1.47%) Softphone
4 1 (1.47%) SSH
4 1 (1.47%) SSL
4 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.88%) DB2
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.41%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (4.41%) KDB
3 3 (4.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) Big Data
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.47%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.47%) Informix
5 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.88%) ProC
3 4 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (2.94%) Ant
4 2 (2.94%) GoogleTest
4 2 (2.94%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) NUnit
5 1 (1.47%) CA Gen
5 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.47%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.47%) GDB
5 1 (1.47%) Gradle
5 1 (1.47%) Hudson
5 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 28 (41.18%) Finance
2 20 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Front Office
4 3 (4.41%) Military
5 1 (1.47%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) STL
2 7 (10.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (10.29%) SOAP
3 6 (8.82%) XML
4 4 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (4.41%) .NET
5 3 (4.41%) J2EE
6 2 (2.94%) CSS
6 2 (2.94%) HTML
6 2 (2.94%) JSON
6 2 (2.94%) Middleware
6 2 (2.94%) Web Services
7 1 (1.47%) EJB
7 1 (1.47%) ISPF
7 1 (1.47%) JSP
7 1 (1.47%) Murex MxML
7 1 (1.47%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (1.47%) REST
7 1 (1.47%) Spring
7 1 (1.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Algorithms
2 8 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (10.29%) Derivative
4 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.94%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.94%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.47%) Fintech
7 1 (1.47%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.47%) iSeries
7 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.47%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.47%) Statistics
7 1 (1.47%) Tandem
7 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Unix
2 28 (41.18%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Solaris
4 4 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (2.94%) AIX
5 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.94%) zOS
6 1 (1.47%) Android
6 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.47%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
2 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.59%) Multithreading
4 13 (19.12%) Low Latency
5 12 (17.65%) Scrum
6 10 (14.71%) Risk Management
7 9 (13.24%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (11.76%) High Availability
8 8 (11.76%) Refactoring
8 8 (11.76%) TDD
9 7 (10.29%) OO
10 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (8.82%) Multithreaded Programming
10 6 (8.82%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.35%) Migration
11 5 (7.35%) OOD
11 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (5.88%) Integration Testing
12 4 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (5.88%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) C++
1 34 (50.00%) SQL
2 21 (30.88%) Shell Script
3 18 (26.47%) Java
4 17 (25.00%) C
5 11 (16.18%) Perl
6 10 (14.71%) Python
7 7 (10.29%) COBOL
8 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.41%) C#
9 3 (4.41%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.94%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.94%) Scala
11 1 (1.47%) AWK
11 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.47%) JCL
11 1 (1.47%) Korn
11 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.47%) PHP
11 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) MiFID
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.47%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Control-M
1 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Oracle
2 4 (5.88%) Ab Initio
2 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.41%) Bloomberg
3 3 (4.41%) Cognos
4 2 (2.94%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (2.94%) Perforce
4 2 (2.94%) Reuters
4 2 (2.94%) Sun
4 2 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Axway
5 1 (1.47%) BEA
5 1 (1.47%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.47%) ICL
5 1 (1.47%) Microgen
5 1 (1.47%) Netezza
5 1 (1.47%) Pega
5 1 (1.47%) Teradata
5 1 (1.47%) webMethods