The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Unix Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Developer
Rank 568 581 563
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 75 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 29
Median daily rate £400 £468 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £336 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £633 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £350 £285
% change year-on-year
+13.57% +22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £51.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Unix Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Unix Developer in the job title.

Unix Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Unix Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix Developer within the UK.

Unix Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Unix Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Unix Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix Developer within the UK.

Unix Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Unix Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England +12 64 £399 -24.04% 14
London +10 41 £500 -4.76% 11
South East +2 7 £335 -27.17% 2
Scotland - 7 £250 -
Middlesex - 6 £335 -
City of London +46 4 £525 - 4
Wales +17 4 £400 +14.28%
South Wales +14 4 £400 +14.28%
Yorkshire +6 4 £375 -19.35%
Glasgow - 4 - -
East of England +16 3 £480 -
Warwickshire - 3 £398 -
West Midlands - 3 £398 -
East Midlands +3 2 £425 +25.92%
South Yorkshire +1 2 £375 -
Leeds 0 2 £400 -13.97%
West Yorkshire -10 2 £400 -13.97%
Sheffield -13 2 £375 -
Leicestershire - 2 £425 -
North West - 2 - - 1
Leicester - 2 £425 -
Huntingdon - 2 £480 -
Edinburgh - 2 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £480 -
Warwick - 2 £411 -
Hampshire +6 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
North East - 1 £525 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 - -

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Unix Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Unix Developer in the job title.

1 125 (100.00%) Unix
2 91 (72.80%) Linux
3 77 (61.60%) SQL
4 72 (57.60%) Oracle
5 69 (55.20%) C++
6 62 (49.60%) Perl
7 58 (46.40%) STL
8 56 (44.80%) Software Engineering
9 48 (38.40%) Java
10 47 (37.60%) OO
11 36 (28.80%) Release Management
12 33 (26.40%) OLTP
13 29 (23.20%) Python
14 28 (22.40%) Oracle Database
15 27 (21.60%) Multithreading
15 27 (21.60%) SDLC
16 25 (20.00%) C
17 24 (19.20%) Database Tuning
18 23 (18.40%) MySQL
19 21 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
20 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
21 18 (14.40%) CSS
21 18 (14.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 17 (13.60%) XML
22 17 (13.60%) Finance
23 15 (12.00%) HTML
24 14 (11.20%) Shell Script
25 13 (10.40%) Web Services
26 12 (9.60%) TDD
27 11 (8.80%) Banking

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (3.20%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) Confluence
2 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.80%) IIS
3 1 (0.80%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.80%) SAS
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.80%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) OpenShift
1 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) FTP
1 3 (2.40%) HTTP
2 2 (1.60%) LDAP
3 1 (0.80%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.40%) OLTP
2 28 (22.40%) Oracle Database
3 23 (18.40%) MySQL
4 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.60%) DB2
7 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.80%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.80%) DataStage
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.80%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) Selenium
2 7 (5.60%) Cucumber
2 7 (5.60%) Subversion
3 6 (4.80%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.20%) JIRA
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.40%) Ant
6 2 (1.60%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.60%) Concordion
6 2 (1.60%) EasyMock
6 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.60%) GoogleTest
6 2 (1.60%) Gradle
6 2 (1.60%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.60%) jMock
6 2 (1.60%) Maven
6 2 (1.60%) Mockito
6 2 (1.60%) Spock
7 1 (0.80%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.80%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (13.60%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Banking
3 3 (2.40%) Legal
4 2 (1.60%) Military
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (46.40%) STL
2 18 (14.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 18 (14.40%) CSS
3 17 (13.60%) XML
4 15 (12.00%) HTML
5 13 (10.40%) Web Services
6 10 (8.00%) jQuery
7 8 (6.40%) Swing
8 6 (4.80%) J2EE
8 6 (4.80%) SOAP
9 5 (4.00%) EJB
9 5 (4.00%) JSP
9 5 (4.00%) XHTML
9 5 (4.00%) XML Schema
9 5 (4.00%) XSLT
10 4 (3.20%) Ajax
10 4 (3.20%) Spring
11 3 (2.40%) ISPF
11 3 (2.40%) Java SE
11 3 (2.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.00%) Clustering
3 3 (2.40%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.40%) iSeries
3 3 (2.40%) Mainframe
3 3 (2.40%) Tandem
4 2 (1.60%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.80%) Derivative
5 1 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.80%) Equities
5 1 (0.80%) HACMP
5 1 (0.80%) Pricing Data
5 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Unix
2 91 (72.80%) Linux
3 11 (8.80%) Windows
4 9 (7.20%) AIX
5 6 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.40%) HPUX
7 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (44.80%) Software Engineering
2 47 (37.60%) OO
3 36 (28.80%) Release Management
4 27 (21.60%) Multithreading
4 27 (21.60%) SDLC
5 24 (19.20%) Database Tuning
6 21 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (9.60%) TDD
8 7 (5.60%) Web Development
9 6 (4.80%) UML
10 5 (4.00%) OOP
10 5 (4.00%) Validation
11 4 (3.20%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.20%) ETL
11 4 (3.20%) Front End Development
11 4 (3.20%) Scrum
11 4 (3.20%) Unit Testing
12 3 (2.40%) Concurrent Programming
12 3 (2.40%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (2.40%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 77 (61.60%) SQL
2 69 (55.20%) C++
3 62 (49.60%) Perl
4 48 (38.40%) Java
5 29 (23.20%) Python
6 25 (20.00%) C
7 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 14 (11.20%) Shell Script
9 7 (5.60%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.20%) C#
11 3 (2.40%) ANSI SQL
11 3 (2.40%) JCL
12 2 (1.60%) Clojure
12 2 (1.60%) COBOL
12 2 (1.60%) Groovy
12 2 (1.60%) Scala
12 2 (1.60%) VBScript
13 1 (0.80%) PHP
13 1 (0.80%) Uniface
13 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.60%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.80%) Degree
4 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.20%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) Docker
1 3 (2.40%) Time Sharing Option
1 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.80%) Control-M
1 1 (0.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (57.60%) Oracle
2 9 (7.20%) IBM
3 4 (3.20%) VMware
4 3 (2.40%) Sybase
5 2 (1.60%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.60%) Microgen
6 1 (0.80%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.80%) Endeca
6 1 (0.80%) hybris
6 1 (0.80%) Informatica
6 1 (0.80%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.80%) Murex
6 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.80%) Remedy
6 1 (0.80%) SAP
6 1 (0.80%) Splunk
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