The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing POSIX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
POSIX
England

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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
809 828 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.38% 24.96% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 515 371
Average daily rate £363 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 14
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £25.80 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

POSIX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

POSIX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

POSIX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - - - -
POSIX
England

POSIX
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Lua
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Lua
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared