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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Developer
England / London
Rank 367 380 385
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 36 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 17
Median daily rate £550 £600 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £715 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-37.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
18146 19966 19997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.94% 95.10% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12978 14043 14217
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 310 345
Median hourly rate £21.75 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.56% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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
City of London -2 7 £650 +52.94% 4
Canary Wharf - 2 £575 -
Docklands, London -3 1 £543 -9.58%
Unix Developer
England

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 London region featuring Unix Developer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Unix
2 27 (57.45%) Finance
3 26 (55.32%) C++
4 22 (46.81%) SQL
5 21 (44.68%) Banking
6 19 (40.43%) Linux
7 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
8 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (31.91%) Java
10 13 (27.66%) Low Latency
11 11 (23.40%) STL
11 11 (23.40%) Shell Script
11 11 (23.40%) Multithreading
12 10 (21.28%) Scrum
13 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
13 9 (19.15%) Oracle
13 9 (19.15%) Electronic Trading
13 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
14 8 (17.02%) High Availability
14 8 (17.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (17.02%) Degree
14 8 (17.02%) Refactoring
15 7 (14.89%) TDD
15 7 (14.89%) C
15 7 (14.89%) Perl
15 7 (14.89%) SOAP
15 7 (14.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 6 (12.77%) Multithreaded Programming
17 5 (10.64%) XML
17 5 (10.64%) Ab Initio

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 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.13%) Confluence
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) Multicast
2 1 (2.13%) SSH
2 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.38%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (6.38%) KDB
3 2 (4.26%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.13%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Ant
3 1 (2.13%) GDB
3 1 (2.13%) Gradle
3 1 (2.13%) Hudson
3 1 (2.13%) Maven
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 27 (57.45%) Finance
2 21 (44.68%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Front Office
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) STL
2 7 (14.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (14.89%) SOAP
3 5 (10.64%) XML
4 4 (8.51%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (6.38%) .NET
6 2 (4.26%) J2EE
6 2 (4.26%) Web Services
7 1 (2.13%) CSS
7 1 (2.13%) EJB
7 1 (2.13%) HTML
7 1 (2.13%) JSON
7 1 (2.13%) JSP
7 1 (2.13%) Murex MxML
7 1 (2.13%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (2.13%) REST
7 1 (2.13%) Spring
7 1 (2.13%) Swing
7 1 (2.13%) XML Schema
7 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
2 8 (17.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (10.64%) Derivative
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.26%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.13%) Fintech
6 1 (2.13%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.13%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.13%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (2.13%) Statistics
6 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Unix
2 19 (40.43%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Solaris
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) AIX
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Software Engineering
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.66%) Low Latency
4 11 (23.40%) Multithreading
5 10 (21.28%) Scrum
6 9 (19.15%) Electronic Trading
6 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
7 8 (17.02%) High Availability
7 8 (17.02%) Refactoring
8 7 (14.89%) TDD
9 6 (12.77%) Multithreaded Programming
10 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.38%) OO
11 3 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (4.26%) DevOps
12 2 (4.26%) Migration
12 2 (4.26%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (4.26%) SDLC
12 2 (4.26%) UML
12 2 (4.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (55.32%) C++
2 22 (46.81%) SQL
3 15 (31.91%) Java
4 11 (23.40%) Shell Script
5 7 (14.89%) C
5 7 (14.89%) Perl
6 4 (8.51%) COBOL
7 3 (6.38%) C#
8 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.26%) Python
9 1 (2.13%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (2.13%) AWK
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.13%) Korn
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) MiFID
2 3 (6.38%) QA
3 2 (4.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (4.26%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Control-M
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 5 (10.64%) Ab Initio
3 3 (6.38%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.26%) Perforce
4 2 (4.26%) Reuters
5 1 (2.13%) DataSynapse
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (2.13%) Microgen
5 1 (2.13%) Murex
5 1 (2.13%) Netezza
5 1 (2.13%) Teradata