The first table below looks at the demand for POSIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 222 234 238
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing POSIX 22 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.059% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 3
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2179 2108 2152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.10% 25.00% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1218 1135 1112
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 69 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £20.05 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing POSIX across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

POSIX
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

POSIX Daily Rate Trend in the South East

POSIX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

POSIX Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

POSIX
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing POSIX 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 POSIX.

1 33 (100.00%) Linux
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (96.97%) C
2 32 (96.97%) ClearCase
3 30 (90.91%) DTV
4 19 (57.58%) Telecoms
5 16 (48.48%) UML
6 15 (45.45%) Software Architecture
7 13 (39.39%) STB
7 13 (39.39%) DVB
8 4 (12.12%) Embedded C
9 2 (6.06%) C++
10 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (3.03%) OO
10 1 (3.03%) OOD

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing POSIX 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 POSIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) DVB
Development Applications
1 32 (96.97%) ClearCase
General
1 19 (57.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Software Engineer
2 11 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Embedded Software Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded C Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (90.91%) DTV
2 13 (39.39%) STB
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (48.48%) UML
3 15 (45.45%) Software Architecture
4 1 (3.03%) OO
4 1 (3.03%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) C
2 4 (12.12%) Embedded C
3 2 (6.06%) C++
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