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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Developer
Rank 582 546 549
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +3
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Developer 6 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.025% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.027% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 24
Average daily rate
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£450 £320 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £344 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 -
UNIX Developer
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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
47502 44109 49177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.02% 92.81% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29572 26954 28107
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1898 1931 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -8 5 £475 +48.43%
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
UNIX Developer
UK

UNIX Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (66.67%) C++
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle
3 10 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 8 (44.44%) STL
4 8 (44.44%) RDBMS
4 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) Perl
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) AIX
7 2 (11.11%) OO
8 1 (5.56%) Front Office
8 1 (5.56%) Finance
8 1 (5.56%) Replication
8 1 (5.56%) Solaris
8 1 (5.56%) C
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco
8 1 (5.56%) IBM
8 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
8 1 (5.56%) EMC
8 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL

UNIX Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Front Arena
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) RDBMS
1 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) GDB
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
1 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) STL
2 1 (5.56%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
1 2 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
2 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
2 1 (5.56%) DevOps
2 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C++
2 10 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Korn
5 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Sybase
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Aquila