The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 235 203 218
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +15
Contract jobs citing POSIX 3 32 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.38% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 1.61% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 0
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£338 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £385
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2325 1991 1776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.91% 23.92% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1355 1078 960
Average daily rate £351 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 60 95
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing POSIX within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire - 2 £338 - 2
Hampshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
POSIX
England

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) C
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) ClearCase
3 10 (76.92%) DTV
3 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
4 9 (69.23%) STB
4 9 (69.23%) DVB
4 9 (69.23%) UML
4 9 (69.23%) Software Architecture
5 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
6 3 (23.08%) C++
7 2 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (15.38%) Perl
7 2 (15.38%) UNIX
7 2 (15.38%) Debian
7 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
7 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
7 2 (15.38%) Ruby
8 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
8 1 (7.69%) Degree
8 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
8 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.69%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (7.69%) sed
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) BitKeeper
8 1 (7.69%) AWK

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (69.23%) DVB
2 1 (7.69%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (7.69%) BitKeeper
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Software Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) DTV
2 9 (69.23%) STB
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineering
2 9 (69.23%) UML
2 9 (69.23%) Software Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C
2 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
3 3 (23.08%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) sed
5 1 (7.69%) AWK
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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