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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Developer
England / London
Rank 362 383 370
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 43 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 21
Median daily rate £543 £588 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £308 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £718 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -1.75%
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 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
18361 20062 20287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.76% 95.10% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13139 14193 14289
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 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 305 335
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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 20 February 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 20 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
City of London +4 5 £650 +13.04% 2
Docklands, London - 2 £543 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £575 -
Unix Developer
England

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region featuring Unix Developer in the job title.

1 57 (100.00%) Unix
2 31 (54.39%) Finance
3 30 (52.63%) C++
4 29 (50.88%) SQL
5 26 (45.61%) Banking
6 23 (40.35%) Linux
7 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
8 19 (33.33%) Java
9 15 (26.32%) Shell Script
9 15 (26.32%) Low Latency
10 13 (22.81%) Multithreading
10 13 (22.81%) STL
11 12 (21.05%) Scrum
12 11 (19.30%) Algorithms
12 11 (19.30%) Oracle
13 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
13 10 (17.54%) High Availability
14 9 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
15 8 (14.04%) Degree
15 8 (14.04%) SOAP
15 8 (14.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (12.28%) Perl
16 7 (12.28%) XML
16 7 (12.28%) C
16 7 (12.28%) Refactoring
16 7 (12.28%) Ab Initio
16 7 (12.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 6 (10.53%) Multithreaded Programming
17 6 (10.53%) TDD

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 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.51%) Jetty
2 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) DataSynapse
3 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.75%) LDAP
2 1 (1.75%) Multicast
2 1 (1.75%) SSH
2 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.02%) DB2
3 3 (5.26%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (5.26%) KDB
4 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.26%) Maven
4 2 (3.51%) JIRA
4 2 (3.51%) JUnit
4 2 (3.51%) Mockito
5 1 (1.75%) Ant
5 1 (1.75%) GDB
5 1 (1.75%) Gradle
5 1 (1.75%) Hudson
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
5 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (54.39%) Finance
2 26 (45.61%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Front Office
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) STL
2 8 (14.04%) SOAP
3 7 (12.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (12.28%) XML
4 4 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (5.26%) .NET
5 3 (5.26%) JSON
5 3 (5.26%) Spring
6 2 (3.51%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.51%) J2EE
6 2 (3.51%) REST
6 2 (3.51%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.51%) Spring Security
6 2 (3.51%) Web Services
7 1 (1.75%) EJB
7 1 (1.75%) HTML
7 1 (1.75%) Murex MxML
7 1 (1.75%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (1.75%) Swing
7 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Algorithms
2 8 (14.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (8.77%) Derivative
4 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.02%) Hedge funds
5 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 3 (5.26%) Fintech
6 2 (3.51%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.75%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Unix
2 23 (40.35%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Solaris
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) AIX
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 15 (26.32%) Low Latency
3 13 (22.81%) Multithreading
4 12 (21.05%) Scrum
5 10 (17.54%) High Availability
5 10 (17.54%) Risk Management
6 9 (15.79%) Electronic Trading
7 7 (12.28%) Refactoring
8 6 (10.53%) Multithreaded Programming
8 6 (10.53%) TDD
9 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.02%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (5.26%) Data Engineering
11 3 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (5.26%) Microservices
11 3 (5.26%) OO
11 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) C++
2 29 (50.88%) SQL
3 19 (33.33%) Java
4 15 (26.32%) Shell Script
5 7 (12.28%) C
5 7 (12.28%) Perl
6 4 (7.02%) COBOL
7 3 (5.26%) C#
7 3 (5.26%) Python
8 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.75%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (1.75%) AWK
9 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.75%) Korn
9 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) MiFID
2 4 (7.02%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (7.02%) EMIR
2 4 (7.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Control-M
1 1 (1.75%) PowerBroker
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Ab Initio
3 5 (8.77%) Bloomberg
4 4 (7.02%) Reuters
5 2 (3.51%) MuleSoft
5 2 (3.51%) Perforce
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (1.75%) Microgen
6 1 (1.75%) Murex
6 1 (1.75%) Netezza
6 1 (1.75%) Talend
6 1 (1.75%) Teradata
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