The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 28 36 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Unix 26 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.37% 5.11% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.93% 22.22% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 15
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £39.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-29.74% +12.85%
Unix
Wales

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

Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
145 135 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.96% 23.00% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 91 83
Median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -0.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £15.75 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Unix
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Cardiff -6 13 £375 +1.35% 4
Newport +20 7 £400 -
Unix
Wales

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 80 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (66.00%) Perl
3 62 (62.00%) jQuery
4 61 (61.00%) Software Engineering
4 61 (61.00%) OO
5 60 (60.00%) TDD
6 58 (58.00%) Java
7 54 (54.00%) Selenium
7 54 (54.00%) Cucumber
8 44 (44.00%) JavaScript
9 40 (40.00%) Web Development
9 40 (40.00%) Legal
10 39 (39.00%) CSS
11 28 (28.00%) SQL
12 27 (27.00%) MongoDB
13 24 (24.00%) NoSQL
13 24 (24.00%) Mojolicious
14 21 (21.00%) RESTful
15 19 (19.00%) Scala
15 19 (19.00%) Security Cleared
15 19 (19.00%) Linux
16 18 (18.00%) Configuration Management
16 18 (18.00%) Go
17 17 (17.00%) Redis
17 17 (17.00%) Kafka
18 14 (14.00%) HTML
19 12 (12.00%) Windows
19 12 (12.00%) XML
19 12 (12.00%) Oracle
19 12 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 10 (10.00%) SAS
2 8 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (6.00%) Apache
4 2 (2.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (2.00%) LAN
2 2 (2.00%) SSL
2 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.00%) MongoDB
2 24 (24.00%) NoSQL
3 17 (17.00%) Redis
4 6 (6.00%) Base SAS
4 6 (6.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.00%) DB2
8 2 (2.00%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (2.00%) Neo4j
8 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.00%) MySQL
9 1 (1.00%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 54 (54.00%) Cucumber
1 54 (54.00%) Selenium
2 11 (11.00%) Subversion
3 4 (4.00%) Concordion
3 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.00%) JIRA
3 4 (4.00%) QAComplete
4 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 40 (40.00%) Legal
2 6 (6.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (77.00%) Developer
2 33 (33.00%) Web Developer
3 25 (25.00%) Perl Developer
4 16 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (15.00%) Website Developer
6 10 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 9 (9.00%) Unix Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Agile Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Perl Web Developer
8 6 (6.00%) SAS Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Configuration Manager
10 3 (3.00%) Agile Java Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) Cloud Developer
10 3 (3.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (3.00%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Teradata Tester
10 3 (3.00%) Tester
11 2 (2.00%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (62.00%) jQuery
2 39 (39.00%) CSS
3 24 (24.00%) Mojolicious
4 21 (21.00%) RESTful
5 17 (17.00%) Kafka
6 14 (14.00%) HTML
7 12 (12.00%) XML
8 8 (8.00%) Ajax
8 8 (8.00%) OAuth2
8 8 (8.00%) XHTML
9 5 (5.00%) REST
10 4 (4.00%) Middleware
11 2 (2.00%) .NET
11 2 (2.00%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 2 (2.00%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.00%) JAX-RS
11 2 (2.00%) STL
11 2 (2.00%) Web Services
11 2 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.00%) CMDB
3 2 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (2.00%) PKI
4 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.00%) Linux
2 12 (12.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.00%) HPUX
4 2 (2.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (61.00%) OO
2 61 (61.00%) Software Engineering
3 60 (60.00%) TDD
4 40 (40.00%) Web Development
5 18 (18.00%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 9 (9.00%) DevOps
8 8 (8.00%) SDLC
9 7 (7.00%) ITIL
10 6 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (5.00%) Scrum
12 4 (4.00%) Defect Management
12 4 (4.00%) OOP
12 4 (4.00%) Process Management
12 4 (4.00%) Release Management
13 3 (3.00%) Content Development
13 3 (3.00%) Data Centre Operations
13 3 (3.00%) Workflow
14 2 (2.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 66 (66.00%) Perl
2 58 (58.00%) Java
3 44 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 28 (28.00%) SQL
5 19 (19.00%) Scala
6 18 (18.00%) Go
7 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.00%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (3.00%) JCL
9 3 (3.00%) Korn
10 2 (2.00%) C#
10 2 (2.00%) C++
10 2 (2.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) Control-M
1 3 (3.00%) Rundeck
2 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Oracle
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.00%) Informatica
3 4 (4.00%) MicroStrategy
3 4 (4.00%) Teradata
4 3 (3.00%) Micro Focus
4 3 (3.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.00%) VMware
5 2 (2.00%) BMC
5 2 (2.00%) BT
5 2 (2.00%) F5
5 2 (2.00%) HP
5 2 (2.00%) InterSystems
5 2 (2.00%) NetApp
5 2 (2.00%) SAP
5 2 (2.00%) Sybase
5 2 (2.00%) Symantec
5 2 (2.00%) Xerox
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