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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX Developer
Rank 414 402 384
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Contract jobs requiring a UNIX Developer 10 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.044% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.047% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 11
Average daily rate
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£625 £345 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.15% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £345 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £509 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00
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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
City of London -8 1 £550 - 1
UNIX Developer
England

UNIX Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 16 (88.89%) C++
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 9 (50.00%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Python
5 7 (38.89%) Perl
6 6 (33.33%) C
6 6 (33.33%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Ruby
7 5 (27.78%) Open Source
7 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (22.22%) Derivative
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
8 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Front Office
8 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
8 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
8 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 4 (22.22%) Oracle
8 4 (22.22%) STL
8 4 (22.22%) Solaris
9 3 (16.67%) Kerberos
9 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
10 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
10 2 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (11.11%) XML
10 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

UNIX Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 1 (5.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Front Office
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) STL
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Derivative
3 2 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Open Source
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) SIEM
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Perl
4 6 (33.33%) C
4 6 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
5 5 (27.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
1 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Solace
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica