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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 22 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Unix 43 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.31% 6.82% 5.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.10% 25.93% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 22
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
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
153 135 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.12% 26.32% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 90 77
Median daily rate £350 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 8
Median hourly rate £13.35 £11.97 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.50% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.26 £19.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 May 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 -5 37 £375 +2.73% 1
Newport +19 1 £400 -
Unix
Wales

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 92 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (69.53%) Perl
3 81 (63.28%) Software Engineering
4 75 (58.59%) OO
5 73 (57.03%) jQuery
6 72 (56.25%) TDD
7 69 (53.91%) Java
8 67 (52.34%) Selenium
8 67 (52.34%) Cucumber
9 50 (39.06%) Legal
10 48 (37.50%) JavaScript
11 45 (35.16%) SQL
12 43 (33.59%) CSS
13 40 (31.25%) Web Development
13 40 (31.25%) MongoDB
14 35 (27.34%) NoSQL
14 35 (27.34%) Mojolicious
15 34 (26.56%) RESTful
16 32 (25.00%) Linux
17 30 (23.44%) Scala
18 29 (22.66%) Go
19 28 (21.88%) Redis
19 28 (21.88%) Kafka
20 20 (15.63%) Security Cleared
20 20 (15.63%) XML
21 19 (14.84%) OAuth2
21 19 (14.84%) Elasticsearch
22 18 (14.06%) Oracle
22 18 (14.06%) HTML
23 15 (11.72%) Subversion

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 19 (14.84%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (6.25%) Apache
2 8 (6.25%) SAS
3 5 (3.91%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) HTTP
2 3 (2.34%) Firewall
2 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.56%) LAN
3 2 (1.56%) SSL
3 2 (1.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 35 (27.34%) NoSQL
3 28 (21.88%) Redis
4 13 (10.16%) Relational Database
5 10 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (7.81%) MySQL
6 9 (7.03%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.13%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.56%) DB2
10 2 (1.56%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.56%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 67 (52.34%) Cucumber
1 67 (52.34%) Selenium
2 15 (11.72%) Subversion
3 8 (6.25%) JIRA
4 7 (5.47%) QAComplete
5 4 (3.13%) Concordion
5 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.56%) Maven
7 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.78%) PowerBuilder
General
1 50 (39.06%) Legal
2 8 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (2.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (67.19%) Developer
2 33 (25.78%) Web Developer
3 30 (23.44%) Perl Developer
4 17 (13.28%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (11.72%) Website Developer
6 11 (8.59%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Unix Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Agile Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Perl Web Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Tester
10 5 (3.91%) Configuration Manager
10 5 (3.91%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Teradata Tester
10 5 (3.91%) Unix Engineer
11 4 (3.13%) Analyst
11 4 (3.13%) Unix Support
12 3 (2.34%) Java Web Developer
12 3 (2.34%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (57.03%) jQuery
2 43 (33.59%) CSS
3 35 (27.34%) Mojolicious
4 34 (26.56%) RESTful
5 28 (21.88%) Kafka
6 20 (15.63%) XML
7 19 (14.84%) OAuth2
8 18 (14.06%) HTML
9 12 (9.38%) Ajax
9 12 (9.38%) XHTML
10 6 (4.69%) Web Services
11 5 (3.91%) REST
12 4 (3.13%) Middleware
13 3 (2.34%) J2EE
14 2 (1.56%) .NET
14 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
14 2 (1.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 2 (1.56%) Hibernate
14 2 (1.56%) STL
14 2 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.91%) PKI
3 4 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.34%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.34%) DataPower
5 2 (1.56%) CMDB
5 2 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (4.69%) Windows
3 4 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.56%) HPUX
4 2 (1.56%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (63.28%) Software Engineering
3 75 (58.59%) OO
4 72 (56.25%) TDD
5 40 (31.25%) Web Development
6 15 (11.72%) Configuration Management
7 12 (9.38%) DevOps
8 9 (7.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (6.25%) MapReduce
10 7 (5.47%) Analytics
10 7 (5.47%) Defect Management
10 7 (5.47%) Process Management
10 7 (5.47%) Release Management
11 6 (4.69%) ITIL
11 6 (4.69%) Video Analytics
12 5 (3.91%) Scrum
13 4 (3.13%) Automated Testing
13 4 (3.13%) OOP
14 3 (2.34%) SOA
14 3 (2.34%) UML
Programming Languages
1 89 (69.53%) Perl
2 69 (53.91%) Java
3 48 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 45 (35.16%) SQL
5 30 (23.44%) Scala
6 29 (22.66%) Go
7 7 (5.47%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.13%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (2.34%) C++
9 3 (2.34%) JCL
9 3 (2.34%) Korn
10 2 (1.56%) C#
10 2 (1.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.47%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) Control-M
1 3 (2.34%) Rundeck
2 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (14.06%) Oracle
2 9 (7.03%) Informatica
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.03%) Teradata
3 8 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
4 5 (3.91%) F5
4 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.34%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.56%) BMC
6 2 (1.56%) BT
6 2 (1.56%) HP
6 2 (1.56%) InterSystems
6 2 (1.56%) NetApp
6 2 (1.56%) SAP
6 2 (1.56%) Sybase
6 2 (1.56%) Symantec
6 2 (1.56%) VMware
6 2 (1.56%) Xerox