The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Unix Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Developer
Rank 391 382 379
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 29 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.20% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 32
Median daily rate £563 £535 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% +11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +26.76%
Unix Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20325 21355 22289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.03% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14522 15109 16067
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 340 442
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Unix Developer in the job title.

Unix Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Unix Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Developer across the London region.

Unix Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Unix Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Unix Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Unix Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Developer across the London region.

Unix Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Unix Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 10 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
City of London -9 5 £650 +136.36% 5
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
Unix Developer
England

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 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 London region featuring Unix Developer in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Unix
2 27 (55.10%) SQL
3 25 (51.02%) C++
4 22 (44.90%) Linux
5 19 (38.78%) Oracle
5 19 (38.78%) Finance
6 16 (32.65%) Java
6 16 (32.65%) Banking
7 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 12 (24.49%) STL
9 11 (22.45%) Perl
10 10 (20.41%) Low Latency
11 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
11 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (14.29%) Degree
12 7 (14.29%) SOAP
12 7 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
13 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (12.24%) Electronic Trading
13 6 (12.24%) High Availability
13 6 (12.24%) Algorithms
13 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
13 6 (12.24%) OO
13 6 (12.24%) XML
13 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
14 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
14 5 (10.20%) Scrum
14 5 (10.20%) C#
14 5 (10.20%) J2EE

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.04%) LDAP
3 1 (2.04%) Multicast
3 1 (2.04%) Softphone
3 1 (2.04%) SSH
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.12%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (6.12%) KDB
4 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.08%) OLTP
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.04%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.04%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.04%) FishEye
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
2 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 16 (32.65%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Front Office
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) STL
2 7 (14.29%) SOAP
3 6 (12.24%) XML
4 5 (10.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (10.20%) J2EE
5 4 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (8.16%) Web Services
6 3 (6.12%) .NET
6 3 (6.12%) CSS
6 3 (6.12%) EJB
6 3 (6.12%) HTML
6 3 (6.12%) JSP
6 3 (6.12%) Swing
6 3 (6.12%) XML Schema
6 3 (6.12%) XSLT
7 2 (4.08%) REST
8 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.04%) Murex MxML
8 1 (2.04%) Spring
8 1 (2.04%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (12.24%) Algorithms
2 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Derivative
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.04%) Fintech
6 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.04%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.04%) Statistics
6 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Unix
2 22 (44.90%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) HPUX
4 2 (4.08%) Solaris
4 2 (4.08%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (20.41%) Low Latency
3 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
4 6 (12.24%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (12.24%) High Availability
4 6 (12.24%) OO
4 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.20%) Release Management
5 5 (10.20%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) Multithreaded Programming
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.16%) Refactoring
6 4 (8.16%) SDLC
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.12%) DevOps
7 3 (6.12%) Migration
7 3 (6.12%) TDD
7 3 (6.12%) UML
7 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) SQL
2 25 (51.02%) C++
3 16 (32.65%) Java
4 11 (22.45%) Perl
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) C#
6 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.16%) C
7 4 (8.16%) COBOL
7 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.16%) Python
8 2 (4.08%) VBScript
9 1 (2.04%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (2.04%) AWK
9 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.04%) Korn
9 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Control-M
1 2 (4.08%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) Bloomberg
2 3 (6.12%) Microgen
3 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.08%) Reuters
4 1 (2.04%) DataSynapse
4 1 (2.04%) IBM
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Sterling
4 1 (2.04%) Murex
4 1 (2.04%) Remedy
4 1 (2.04%) Splunk