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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UNIX Developer
Rank 539 505 540
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +35
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Developer 18 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.039% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.042% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 21
Average daily rate £400 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £328 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £590 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £288 £375
% change year-on-year
+56.52% -23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 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
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £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 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
UNIX Developer
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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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -37 9 £400 -15.78%
South West - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
UNIX Developer
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UNIX Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 31 (100.00%) UNIX
2 18 (58.06%) Oracle
3 15 (48.39%) C++
3 15 (48.39%) Shell Script
4 14 (45.16%) Perl
5 12 (38.71%) STL
6 10 (32.26%) RDBMS
6 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
7 9 (29.03%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) XML
8 8 (25.81%) Linux
8 8 (25.81%) Informix
9 7 (22.58%) Python
10 6 (19.35%) Sybase
10 6 (19.35%) MySQL
10 6 (19.35%) Korn
10 6 (19.35%) Control-M
10 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
11 5 (16.13%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
11 5 (16.13%) CGI
11 5 (16.13%) Migration
11 5 (16.13%) Ajax
11 5 (16.13%) Web 2.0
11 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
11 5 (16.13%) JSP
11 5 (16.13%) PHP
11 5 (16.13%) HTML
11 5 (16.13%) NFS

UNIX Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.68%) NAS
1 3 (9.68%) Multicast
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) RDBMS
1 10 (32.26%) Relational Database
2 8 (25.81%) Informix
3 6 (19.35%) MySQL
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) ProC
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.23%) Banking
1 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) STL
2 8 (25.81%) XML
3 5 (16.13%) CGI
3 5 (16.13%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) JSP
3 5 (16.13%) Ajax
4 3 (9.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.23%) JMX
5 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.23%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.23%) Replication
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) UNIX
2 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) Solaris
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) AIX
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Migration
1 5 (16.13%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
3 3 (9.68%) Data Entry
3 3 (9.68%) Security Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) PLM
4 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) C++
1 15 (48.39%) Shell Script
2 14 (45.16%) Perl
3 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) Python
5 6 (19.35%) Korn
6 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
6 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.13%) PHP
7 3 (9.68%) C
7 3 (9.68%) AWK
7 3 (9.68%) sed
8 2 (6.45%) C#
8 2 (6.45%) Java
8 2 (6.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) NFS
2 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Varnish
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
3 1 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Control-M
2 1 (3.23%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) Munin
2 1 (3.23%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.23%) StatsD
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Sybase
3 4 (12.90%) NetApp
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.23%) Egenera
6 1 (3.23%) Percona
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) IBM