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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Developer
UK / England
Rank 535 549 536
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 42 40 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.089% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 39
Median daily rate £538 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £310 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.91% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +18 36 £538 +53.57% 11
Yorkshire +21 2 £440 -
South East - 2 £425 -
West Midlands +8 1 £475 +28.37% 1
East Midlands - 1 £113 -
Unix Developer
UK

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 74 (100.00%) Unix
2 38 (51.35%) SQL
3 35 (47.30%) C++
4 34 (45.95%) Finance
5 33 (44.59%) Linux
6 27 (36.49%) Banking
7 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (35.14%) Software Engineering
8 22 (29.73%) Shell Script
9 21 (28.38%) Java
10 18 (24.32%) Oracle
11 15 (20.27%) Scrum
11 15 (20.27%) Low Latency
11 15 (20.27%) Multithreading
12 13 (17.57%) STL
13 11 (14.86%) Algorithms
13 11 (14.86%) Perl
13 11 (14.86%) C
14 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
14 10 (13.51%) High Availability
14 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
15 9 (12.16%) Electronic Trading
15 9 (12.16%) Degree
15 9 (12.16%) Python
16 8 (10.81%) SOAP
16 8 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 7 (9.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
17 7 (9.46%) Refactoring
17 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing

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 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.70%) Jetty
2 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) DataSynapse
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.05%) HTTP
3 2 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.35%) FTP
4 1 (1.35%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.35%) LDAP
4 1 (1.35%) Multicast
4 1 (1.35%) SSH
4 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.11%) DB2
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.05%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (4.05%) KDB
4 3 (4.05%) MySQL
5 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.70%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.35%) Big Data
6 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.35%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.35%) Informix
6 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) Maven
4 2 (2.70%) Ant
4 2 (2.70%) GoogleTest
4 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) JUnit
4 2 (2.70%) Mockito
4 2 (2.70%) NUnit
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) CA Gen
5 1 (1.35%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.35%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.35%) GDB
5 1 (1.35%) Gradle
5 1 (1.35%) gulp
5 1 (1.35%) Hudson
5 1 (1.35%) JSHint
5 1 (1.35%) Mocha
5 1 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (45.95%) Finance
2 27 (36.49%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Front Office
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Military
5 1 (1.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) STL
2 8 (10.81%) SOAP
3 7 (9.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (9.46%) XML
4 6 (8.11%) HTML
5 4 (5.41%) CSS
5 4 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (4.05%) .NET
6 3 (4.05%) HTML5
6 3 (4.05%) J2EE
6 3 (4.05%) JSON
6 3 (4.05%) Spring
7 2 (2.70%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.70%) jQuery
7 2 (2.70%) REST
7 2 (2.70%) Spring Boot
7 2 (2.70%) Spring Security
7 2 (2.70%) Web Services
8 1 (1.35%) CSS3
8 1 (1.35%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Algorithms
2 8 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (9.46%) Derivative
4 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.41%) Hedge funds
6 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.05%) Fintech
7 2 (2.70%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.70%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.35%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.35%) iSeries
8 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.35%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 74 (100.00%) Unix
2 33 (44.59%) Linux
3 4 (5.41%) Windows
4 3 (4.05%) Solaris
5 2 (2.70%) zOS
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (35.14%) Software Engineering
2 15 (20.27%) Low Latency
2 15 (20.27%) Multithreading
2 15 (20.27%) Scrum
3 10 (13.51%) High Availability
3 10 (13.51%) Risk Management
4 9 (12.16%) Electronic Trading
5 7 (9.46%) OO
5 7 (9.46%) Refactoring
5 7 (9.46%) TDD
5 7 (9.46%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.11%) Multithreaded Programming
6 6 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.76%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.76%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.76%) OOD
7 5 (6.76%) UML
8 4 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) SQL
2 35 (47.30%) C++
3 22 (29.73%) Shell Script
4 21 (28.38%) Java
5 11 (14.86%) C
5 11 (14.86%) Perl
6 9 (12.16%) Python
7 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.11%) COBOL
9 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.05%) C#
11 1 (1.35%) AWK
11 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.35%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.35%) JCL
11 1 (1.35%) Korn
11 1 (1.35%) PHP
11 1 (1.35%) Ruby
11 1 (1.35%) Scala
11 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) MiFID
2 4 (5.41%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (5.41%) EMIR
2 4 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Control-M
1 1 (1.35%) PowerBroker
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Ab Initio
3 5 (6.76%) Bloomberg
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.41%) Reuters
5 2 (2.70%) Cognos
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (2.70%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.70%) Perforce
6 1 (1.35%) Axway
6 1 (1.35%) BEA
6 1 (1.35%) Informatica
6 1 (1.35%) Microgen
6 1 (1.35%) Murex
6 1 (1.35%) Netezza
6 1 (1.35%) Pega
6 1 (1.35%) Talend
6 1 (1.35%) Teradata
6 1 (1.35%) webMethods