The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Developer
Rank 379 380 361
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 29 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 26
Average daily rate £625 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £600 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Unix Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix Developer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +36 2 £575 - 4
Unix Developer
England

Unix Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 71 (100.00%) Unix
2 52 (73.24%) C++
3 45 (63.38%) SQL
4 38 (53.52%) OO
5 36 (50.70%) Linux
5 36 (50.70%) Oracle
6 34 (47.89%) Software Engineering
7 33 (46.48%) Perl
8 31 (43.66%) STL
9 28 (39.44%) Python
10 27 (38.03%) SDLC
11 25 (35.21%) Oracle Database
12 24 (33.80%) OLTP
12 24 (33.80%) Release Management
12 24 (33.80%) Database Tuning
13 21 (29.58%) Finance
14 17 (23.94%) Electronic Trading
15 16 (22.54%) MySQL
16 14 (19.72%) Java
17 12 (16.90%) Multithreading
17 12 (16.90%) Banking
18 11 (15.49%) Computer Science
18 11 (15.49%) Shell Script
18 11 (15.49%) C
18 11 (15.49%) Low Latency
18 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
19 9 (12.68%) OOP
19 9 (12.68%) Degree
20 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
21 7 (9.86%) JBoss

Unix Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.86%) JBoss
2 6 (8.45%) Apache
3 4 (5.63%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.41%) Lightstreamer
5 1 (1.41%) Node.js
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.21%) Oracle Database
2 24 (33.80%) OLTP
3 16 (22.54%) MySQL
4 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.45%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.41%) Big Data
8 1 (1.41%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.41%) DB2
8 1 (1.41%) HBase
8 1 (1.41%) Impala
8 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.41%) Redis
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) Maven
3 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.41%) Ant
4 1 (1.41%) Concordion
4 1 (1.41%) EasyMock
4 1 (1.41%) gulp
4 1 (1.41%) Hudson
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) jMock
4 1 (1.41%) JUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.41%) PVCS
4 1 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 12 (16.90%) Banking
3 6 (8.45%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.04%) Front Office
5 3 (4.23%) Electronics
5 3 (4.23%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.82%) Legal
7 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) STL
2 5 (7.04%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (7.04%) HTML
3 3 (4.23%) jBPM
4 2 (2.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.82%) HTML5
4 2 (2.82%) jQuery
4 2 (2.82%) Web Services
4 2 (2.82%) XML
5 1 (1.41%) .NET
5 1 (1.41%) Ajax
5 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.41%) Celery
5 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.41%) J2EE
5 1 (1.41%) Java SE
5 1 (1.41%) Middleware
5 1 (1.41%) RESTful
5 1 (1.41%) Spring
5 1 (1.41%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (7.04%) Equities
3 5 (7.04%) Grid Computing
4 4 (5.63%) Fintech
5 3 (4.23%) Credit Risk
5 3 (4.23%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.41%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.41%) RIA
7 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Unix
2 36 (50.70%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (53.52%) OO
2 34 (47.89%) Software Engineering
3 27 (38.03%) SDLC
4 24 (33.80%) Database Tuning
4 24 (33.80%) Release Management
5 17 (23.94%) Electronic Trading
6 12 (16.90%) Multithreading
7 11 (15.49%) Low Latency
8 9 (12.68%) OOP
9 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.04%) Data Management
10 5 (7.04%) High Availability
11 4 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (5.63%) DevOps
11 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.63%) Scrum
11 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (73.24%) C++
2 45 (63.38%) SQL
3 33 (46.48%) Perl
4 28 (39.44%) Python
5 14 (19.72%) Java
6 11 (15.49%) C
6 11 (15.49%) Shell Script
7 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.45%) Bash Shell
9 5 (7.04%) Korn
10 4 (5.63%) Assembly Language
10 4 (5.63%) C-shell
11 1 (1.41%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (1.41%) C#
11 1 (1.41%) Groovy
11 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.41%) Ruby
11 1 (1.41%) Scala
11 1 (1.41%) Tcl
11 1 (1.41%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Basel III
2 1 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Ansible
1 3 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.23%) Puppet
1 3 (4.23%) Salt
2 1 (1.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (50.70%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) Sybase
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.82%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.41%) Brocade
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco
5 1 (1.41%) EMC
5 1 (1.41%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.41%) Hitachi
5 1 (1.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Murex
5 1 (1.41%) NetApp
5 1 (1.41%) Perforce
5 1 (1.41%) Rally
5 1 (1.41%) Teradata
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