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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Developer
Rank 577 547 532
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 37 68 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 59
Median daily rate £488 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +26.76%
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
43899 47527 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28945 30730 31404
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1518 1872 2042
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -21 26 £550 +29.41% 14
South East +6 6 £374 +6.92%
East Midlands - 3 £375 -
East of England +5 2 - - 1
Unix Developer
UK

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 77 (100.00%) Unix
2 43 (55.84%) SQL
3 36 (46.75%) C++
3 36 (46.75%) Linux
4 32 (41.56%) Oracle
5 24 (31.17%) Java
6 19 (24.68%) Finance
6 19 (24.68%) Shell Script
7 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
8 16 (20.78%) Perl
8 16 (20.78%) Banking
9 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (18.18%) STL
11 13 (16.88%) C
11 13 (16.88%) Python
12 12 (15.58%) OO
12 12 (15.58%) Oracle Database
13 10 (12.99%) Multithreading
13 10 (12.99%) PL/SQL
14 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
14 9 (11.69%) Low Latency
15 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
15 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
16 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
16 7 (9.09%) Release Management
16 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
16 7 (9.09%) COBOL
16 7 (9.09%) J2EE
16 7 (9.09%) MySQL

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 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.19%) Apache
3 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.60%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.30%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.30%) SAS
5 1 (1.30%) Tuxedo
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.49%) HTTP
3 4 (5.19%) LDAP
4 3 (3.90%) Internet
5 1 (1.30%) Firewall
5 1 (1.30%) FTP
5 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.30%) Multicast
5 1 (1.30%) Softphone
5 1 (1.30%) SSH
5 1 (1.30%) SSL
5 1 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle Database
2 7 (9.09%) MySQL
2 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
6 3 (3.90%) DB2
6 3 (3.90%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (3.90%) KDB
6 3 (3.90%) OLTP
6 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.60%) Big Data
7 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.30%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.30%) Informix
8 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.49%) Subversion
3 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.19%) JIRA
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (5.19%) ProC
4 2 (2.60%) ClearCase
4 2 (2.60%) GoogleTest
4 2 (2.60%) NUnit
5 1 (1.30%) Ant
5 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.30%) CA Gen
5 1 (1.30%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.30%) FishEye
5 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 16 (20.78%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Military
4 2 (2.60%) Front Office
5 1 (1.30%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) STL
2 7 (9.09%) J2EE
2 7 (9.09%) SOAP
2 7 (9.09%) XML
3 6 (7.79%) CSS
3 6 (7.79%) HTML
4 5 (6.49%) Swing
4 5 (6.49%) Web Services
5 4 (5.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (5.19%) EJB
5 4 (5.19%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (5.19%) JSP
5 4 (5.19%) XML Schema
5 4 (5.19%) XSLT
6 3 (3.90%) .NET
7 2 (2.60%) Middleware
7 2 (2.60%) REST
8 1 (1.30%) Mustache
8 1 (1.30%) Node.js
8 1 (1.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.79%) Derivative
2 6 (7.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (6.49%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.60%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.30%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.30%) iSeries
6 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.30%) Statistics
6 1 (1.30%) Tandem
6 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Unix
2 36 (46.75%) Linux
3 6 (7.79%) Windows
4 4 (5.19%) HPUX
4 4 (5.19%) Solaris
5 2 (2.60%) AIX
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.60%) zOS
6 1 (1.30%) Android
6 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.30%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
2 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.58%) OO
4 10 (12.99%) Multithreading
5 9 (11.69%) Low Latency
6 7 (9.09%) Release Management
6 7 (9.09%) Scrum
6 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.79%) Migration
7 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.79%) UML
8 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.49%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (6.49%) High Availability
8 5 (6.49%) OOD
8 5 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.49%) SDLC
8 5 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.90%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (3.90%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.84%) SQL
2 36 (46.75%) C++
3 24 (31.17%) Java
4 19 (24.68%) Shell Script
5 16 (20.78%) Perl
6 13 (16.88%) C
6 13 (16.88%) Python
7 10 (12.99%) PL/SQL
8 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
9 7 (9.09%) COBOL
10 5 (6.49%) C#
11 2 (2.60%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.60%) Scala
11 2 (2.60%) VBScript
12 1 (1.30%) AWK
12 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.30%) JCL
12 1 (1.30%) Korn
12 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.79%) Degree
3 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Control-M
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 32 (41.56%) Oracle
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.90%) Bloomberg
3 3 (3.90%) Cognos
3 3 (3.90%) Microgen
3 3 (3.90%) VMware
4 2 (2.60%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.60%) IBM
4 2 (2.60%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (2.60%) Informatica
4 2 (2.60%) Reuters
4 2 (2.60%) Sun
5 1 (1.30%) Axway
5 1 (1.30%) BEA
5 1 (1.30%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.30%) ICL
5 1 (1.30%) Pega
5 1 (1.30%) Remedy
5 1 (1.30%) Splunk
5 1 (1.30%) webMethods