The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Developer role 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 Unix Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Developer
Rank 243 247 241
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 14 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.13% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 4
Average daily rate £350 £365 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -19.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Unix Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8034 8878 7818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.90% 93.76% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4842 4750 4074
Average daily rate £385 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 432 455
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Unix Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Unix Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Unix Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unix Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Unix Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Unix Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Unix Developer
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 Unix Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Middlesex +9 13 £350 -6.66%
Hampshire +4 1 £325 -10.95%
Unix Developer
England

Unix Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Unix Developer in their job title 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 with Unix Developer in their job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Unix
2 24 (88.89%) Oracle
3 23 (85.19%) Linux
4 21 (77.78%) SQL
5 20 (74.07%) C
5 20 (74.07%) Perl
6 19 (70.37%) Multithreading
6 19 (70.37%) C++
7 18 (66.67%) STL
7 18 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Java
8 3 (11.11%) DB2
8 3 (11.11%) Python
8 3 (11.11%) ETL
8 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 3 (11.11%) Finance
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.41%) IBM
9 2 (7.41%) Remedy
9 2 (7.41%) Control-M
9 2 (7.41%) Informatica
9 2 (7.41%) PowerCenter
9 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
9 2 (7.41%) Statistics
9 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
9 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
9 2 (7.41%) Machine Learning
9 2 (7.41%) scikit-learn
9 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database

Unix Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Unix Developer in their job title 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 with Unix Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) SMTP
1 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) DB2
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) PowerCenter
3 1 (3.70%) OLAP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Ant
1 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
1 1 (3.70%) CppUnit
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.70%) GoogleTest
1 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
1 1 (3.70%) NUnit
1 1 (3.70%) PVCS
1 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 18 (66.67%) STL
2 2 (7.41%) scikit-learn
3 1 (3.70%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Statistics
2 1 (3.70%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Unix
2 23 (85.19%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Multithreading
2 3 (11.11%) ETL
2 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) Machine Learning
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Memory Management
4 1 (3.70%) OO
4 1 (3.70%) OOD
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Security Management
4 1 (3.70%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (3.70%) UML
4 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 20 (74.07%) C
2 20 (74.07%) Perl
3 19 (70.37%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) COBOL
6 1 (3.70%) JCL
6 1 (3.70%) Korn
6 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) NFS
1 1 (3.70%) Samba
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
1 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Control-M
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Informatica
2 2 (7.41%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) Egenera
3 1 (3.70%) EMC
3 1 (3.70%) hybris
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.70%) Serena
3 1 (3.70%) VMware