The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Developer
Rank 577 538 519
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 50 60 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.098% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 37
Average daily rate £350 £508 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £344 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £276
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +35.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.00
Unix Developer
UK

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
48697 48044 46983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32114 29627 29164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1932 1948
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London -11 31 £463 -11.90% 20
South East -14 10 £350 -23.91% 1
Yorkshire +5 6 £363 -14.70%
West Midlands -6 2 £398 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Unix Developer
UK

Unix Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Unix
2 86 (85.15%) Linux
3 71 (70.30%) SQL
4 69 (68.32%) C++
5 64 (63.37%) Oracle
6 58 (57.43%) STL
7 54 (53.47%) Perl
8 48 (47.52%) Software Engineering
9 43 (42.57%) OO
10 35 (34.65%) Multithreading
11 32 (31.68%) Release Management
11 32 (31.68%) OLTP
12 29 (28.71%) Python
13 28 (27.72%) SDLC
14 27 (26.73%) Java
14 27 (26.73%) C
14 27 (26.73%) MySQL
15 26 (25.74%) Database Tuning
15 26 (25.74%) Oracle Database
16 25 (24.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 12 (11.88%) Finance
18 10 (9.90%) Shell Script
19 9 (8.91%) Banking
19 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
20 8 (7.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
21 7 (6.93%) Web Services
21 7 (6.93%) XML
21 7 (6.93%) Unit Testing
21 7 (6.93%) Low Latency

Unix Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (2.97%) JBoss
2 2 (1.98%) Apache
2 2 (1.98%) Node.js
2 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.99%) Confluence
3 1 (0.99%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) FTP
1 2 (1.98%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.68%) OLTP
2 27 (26.73%) MySQL
3 26 (25.74%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.97%) DB2
5 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.99%) Big Data
7 1 (0.99%) DataStage
7 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.99%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.99%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Subversion
2 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.97%) Ant
4 2 (1.98%) AccuRev
4 2 (1.98%) EasyMock
4 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.98%) Gradle
4 2 (1.98%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.98%) JIRA
4 2 (1.98%) jMock
4 2 (1.98%) Maven
4 2 (1.98%) Mockito
4 2 (1.98%) Selenium
4 2 (1.98%) Spock
5 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.99%) Concordion
5 1 (0.99%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.99%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.99%) Toad
General
1 12 (11.88%) Finance
2 9 (8.91%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Front Office
4 3 (2.97%) Electronics
4 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (57.43%) STL
2 25 (24.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (6.93%) Web Services
3 7 (6.93%) XML
4 6 (5.94%) HTML
5 5 (4.95%) SOAP
6 4 (3.96%) CSS
7 3 (2.97%) Java SE
7 3 (2.97%) jBPM
7 3 (2.97%) jQuery
8 2 (1.98%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.98%) CGI
8 2 (1.98%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.98%) HTML5
8 2 (1.98%) ISPF
8 2 (1.98%) JSON
8 2 (1.98%) REST
8 2 (1.98%) Spring
8 2 (1.98%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.98%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (6.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.97%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.98%) iSeries
6 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.98%) Tandem
7 1 (0.99%) Derivative
7 1 (0.99%) Equities
7 1 (0.99%) HACMP
7 1 (0.99%) Pricing Data
7 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Unix
2 86 (85.15%) Linux
3 4 (3.96%) Windows
4 3 (2.97%) AIX
5 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.52%) Software Engineering
2 43 (42.57%) OO
3 35 (34.65%) Multithreading
4 32 (31.68%) Release Management
5 28 (27.72%) SDLC
6 26 (25.74%) Database Tuning
7 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.93%) Low Latency
8 7 (6.93%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.95%) High Availability
9 5 (4.95%) TDD
10 4 (3.96%) ETL
11 3 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (2.97%) Configuration Management
11 3 (2.97%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.97%) OOP
11 3 (2.97%) Risk Management
11 3 (2.97%) Scrum
11 3 (2.97%) Validation
11 3 (2.97%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 71 (70.30%) SQL
2 69 (68.32%) C++
3 54 (53.47%) Perl
4 29 (28.71%) Python
5 27 (26.73%) C
5 27 (26.73%) Java
6 10 (9.90%) Shell Script
7 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.97%) C#
9 3 (2.97%) COBOL
9 3 (2.97%) JCL
10 2 (1.98%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.98%) Clojure
10 2 (1.98%) Groovy
10 2 (1.98%) Scala
11 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.99%) Ruby
11 1 (0.99%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.97%) Degree
3 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.99%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Docker
1 2 (1.98%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Control-M
1 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (63.37%) Oracle
2 5 (4.95%) IBM
3 3 (2.97%) Sybase
3 3 (2.97%) Teradata
4 2 (1.98%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.99%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.99%) Brocade
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco
5 1 (0.99%) EMC
5 1 (0.99%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.99%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.99%) Informatica
5 1 (0.99%) Microgen
5 1 (0.99%) Murex
5 1 (0.99%) NetApp
5 1 (0.99%) Remedy
5 1 (0.99%) Sun
5 1 (0.99%) VMware
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