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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Developer
Rank 598 574 558
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -16
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Developer 14 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.016% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.017% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£525 £475 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £433 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £518 £614
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +7 11 £525 +5.00%
South East -28 3 - -
UNIX Developer
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UNIX Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) UNIX
2 19 (73.08%) SQL
2 19 (73.08%) C++
3 13 (50.00%) Oracle
4 12 (46.15%) Linux
5 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (38.46%) Python
6 10 (38.46%) Java
6 10 (38.46%) Finance
7 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
7 9 (34.62%) Perl
8 8 (30.77%) STL
8 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
8 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
9 7 (26.92%) C
10 6 (23.08%) Solaris
11 5 (19.23%) Open Source
11 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
11 5 (19.23%) Ruby
12 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (15.38%) Front Office
12 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
13 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
13 3 (11.54%) Sybase
13 3 (11.54%) DB2
13 3 (11.54%) scikit-learn
13 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
13 3 (11.54%) Market Risk

UNIX Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) RDBMS
1 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Front Office
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) STL
2 3 (11.54%) scikit-learn
3 2 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (11.54%) Statistics
2 3 (11.54%) Market Risk
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.69%) Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.85%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) UNIX
2 12 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (23.08%) Solaris
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
1 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (19.23%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.85%) ETL
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.85%) SIEM
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) SQL
1 19 (73.08%) C++
2 10 (38.46%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) Python
3 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
3 9 (34.62%) Perl
4 7 (26.92%) C
5 5 (19.23%) Ruby
6 2 (7.69%) Korn
6 2 (7.69%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.54%) Sybase
4 1 (3.85%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Solace