The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 15 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 41 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.69% 13.29% 12.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.28% 53.85% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 4
Median daily rate £423 £425 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +44.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £416 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-8.28% +24.60%
Unix
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
127 39 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 30.02% 24.68% 24.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 7 8
Median daily rate £443 £418 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% +51.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £240 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £317
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £13.06 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Shropshire region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Telford -8 37 £423 -0.58% 1
Unix
West Midlands

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 79 (73.15%) SQL
2 56 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (50.93%) Oracle
4 48 (44.44%) Java
5 41 (37.96%) WebLogic
6 36 (33.33%) XML
7 33 (30.56%) Software Engineering
8 32 (29.63%) webMethods
8 32 (29.63%) Pega
9 31 (28.70%) JIRA
9 31 (28.70%) Confluence
10 29 (26.85%) Informatica
10 29 (26.85%) Linux
11 26 (24.07%) Shell Script
12 24 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
13 23 (21.30%) Windows
13 23 (21.30%) J2EE
13 23 (21.30%) Pentaho
13 23 (21.30%) Hadoop
14 22 (20.37%) Puppet
14 22 (20.37%) Scrum
14 22 (20.37%) Apache
15 21 (19.44%) DevOps
15 21 (19.44%) Open Source
16 19 (17.59%) Selenium
16 19 (17.59%) ClearCase
17 18 (16.67%) Waterfall
17 18 (16.67%) Test Strategy
18 17 (15.74%) REST
18 17 (15.74%) MongoDB

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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 41 (37.96%) WebLogic
2 31 (28.70%) Confluence
3 22 (20.37%) Apache
4 12 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
5 6 (5.56%) IIS
5 6 (5.56%) JBoss
6 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
7 4 (3.70%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.78%) Documentum
9 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.93%) nginx
10 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Project
3 1 (0.93%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (9.26%) Google App Engine
2 10 (9.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.41%) SSL
2 2 (1.85%) Firewall
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 23 (21.30%) Hadoop
2 23 (21.30%) Pentaho
3 17 (15.74%) MongoDB
4 12 (11.11%) Big Data
5 9 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (8.33%) MySQL
6 7 (6.48%) Oracle OWB
7 6 (5.56%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (28.70%) JIRA
2 19 (17.59%) ClearCase
2 19 (17.59%) Selenium
3 14 (12.96%) Jenkins
4 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
5 11 (10.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (8.33%) ClearQuest
6 9 (8.33%) FishEye
6 9 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (7.41%) GoCD
8 7 (6.48%) Bitbucket
9 6 (5.56%) Toad
10 5 (4.63%) Eclipse
10 5 (4.63%) IntelliJ
10 5 (4.63%) JUnit
10 5 (4.63%) Subversion
11 4 (3.70%) PVCS
12 3 (2.78%) CA Gen
12 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
12 3 (2.78%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (37.96%) Developer
2 23 (21.30%) Lead Developer
3 19 (17.59%) Architect
4 18 (16.67%) Analyst
4 18 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 16 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (14.81%) Software Engineer
6 15 (13.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 15 (13.89%) Java Developer
6 15 (13.89%) Java Engineer
7 13 (12.04%) Java Scala Developer
7 13 (12.04%) Java Scala Software Engineer
7 13 (12.04%) Java Software Developer
7 13 (12.04%) Java Software Engineer
7 13 (12.04%) Scala Developer
7 13 (12.04%) Scala Software Engineer
8 12 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
8 12 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 12 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
8 12 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.33%) XML
2 23 (21.30%) J2EE
3 17 (15.74%) J2SE
3 17 (15.74%) JSON
3 17 (15.74%) Play Framework
3 17 (15.74%) REST
3 17 (15.74%) SOAP
3 17 (15.74%) Spring
4 15 (13.89%) Hibernate
5 9 (8.33%) CSS
6 7 (6.48%) jQuery
7 5 (4.63%) EJB
7 5 (4.63%) HTML
7 5 (4.63%) HTML5
7 5 (4.63%) Web Services
8 2 (1.85%) ELK Stack
8 2 (1.85%) Java EE
8 2 (1.85%) XBRL
9 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Data Integration
2 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.93%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.85%) Linux
2 23 (21.30%) Windows
3 3 (2.78%) AIX
3 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) HPUX
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Solaris
4 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.56%) Software Engineering
3 22 (20.37%) Scrum
4 21 (19.44%) DevOps
4 21 (19.44%) Open Source
5 18 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 18 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 17 (15.74%) Microservices
7 16 (14.81%) Analytics
7 16 (14.81%) Data Modelling
7 16 (14.81%) RUP
8 15 (13.89%) Configuration Management
9 14 (12.96%) Test Scripting
10 12 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.33%) OO
12 8 (7.41%) Data Analytics
12 8 (7.41%) Software Architecture
13 7 (6.48%) Problem Management
14 6 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (73.15%) SQL
2 48 (44.44%) Java
3 26 (24.07%) Shell Script
4 17 (15.74%) Scala
5 16 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
7 9 (8.33%) C
7 9 (8.33%) Perl
8 2 (1.85%) C#
8 2 (1.85%) COBOL
8 2 (1.85%) Haskell
9 1 (0.93%) Groovy
9 1 (0.93%) Python
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) ISEB
1 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
1 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 17 (15.74%) Docker
2 4 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (20.37%) Puppet
2 5 (4.63%) BladeLogic
2 5 (4.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (2.78%) Kibana
3 3 (2.78%) OPNET
3 3 (2.78%) SCCM
3 3 (2.78%) SCOM
4 2 (1.85%) logstash
4 2 (1.85%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.93%) Grafana
Vendors
1 55 (50.93%) Oracle
2 32 (29.63%) Pega
2 32 (29.63%) webMethods
3 29 (26.85%) Informatica
4 13 (12.04%) Cloudera
5 11 (10.19%) Adobe
5 11 (10.19%) Google
6 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
6 10 (9.26%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.56%) BMC
8 4 (3.70%) Atlassian
8 4 (3.70%) HP
9 2 (1.85%) BEA
9 2 (1.85%) Digital Fuel
10 1 (0.93%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.93%) IBM
10 1 (0.93%) SAP