The table below looks at the statistics for UNIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Paddington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UNIX over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UNIX
Rank 12 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing UNIX 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 13.33% - 6.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -6.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Paddington region.

Operating Systems Category
Paddington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 35.56% 16.67% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 0
Average daily rate £500 £180 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

UNIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UNIX across the Paddington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

UNIX Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

UNIX
Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

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

UNIX Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

UNIX
Daily Rate Histogram in Paddington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UNIX across the Paddington region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

UNIX Daily Rate Histogram in Paddington

UNIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Paddington

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington region citing UNIX also 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 that cited UNIX.

1 6 (85.71%) DB2
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) REST
3 4 (57.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 4 (57.14%) Software Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) JUnit
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Cadence
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) JBehave
3 4 (57.14%) Confluence
3 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) DataPower
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) TDD

UNIX
Top Related IT Skills in Paddington by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Paddington region citing UNIX also 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 that cited UNIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) JBehave
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) SOAP
1 5 (71.43%) REST
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) DataPower
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Decision Table
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 4 (57.14%) Software Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) Cadence
1 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco