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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Developer
Rank 589 599 568
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 62 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.082% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.087% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 30
Median daily rate £425 £425 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £322 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.36% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 0 58 £425 -8.60% 11
London +12 37 £480 -12.72% 9
South East +15 7 £355 +18.33% 2
City of London +47 4 £550 +4.76% 2
East of England +26 4 £480 -
Middlesex - 4 £350 -
South Wales +18 3 £400 +14.28%
Wales +15 3 £400 +14.28%
North East -33 3 £265 -19.39%
Newcastle upon Tyne -45 3 £265 -19.39%
Tyne and Wear -49 3 £265 -19.39%
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £480 -
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £463 - 1
East Midlands -8 2 £425 +25.92%
North West - 2 £425 -
Leicestershire - 2 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £463 - 1
Leicester - 2 £425 -
Hampshire +2 1 - -
West Yorkshire 0 1 £400 -13.97%
Yorkshire -1 1 £400 -13.97%
Leeds -5 1 £400 -13.97%
Chiswick - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £425 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 86 (68.80%) Linux
3 75 (60.00%) SQL
4 67 (53.60%) Oracle
5 64 (51.20%) C++
6 54 (43.20%) Java
6 54 (43.20%) Perl
7 52 (41.60%) Software Engineering
8 50 (40.00%) STL
9 43 (34.40%) OO
10 32 (25.60%) Release Management
11 29 (23.20%) OLTP
12 28 (22.40%) Python
13 24 (19.20%) Multithreading
13 24 (19.20%) C
13 24 (19.20%) Oracle Database
14 23 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (17.60%) SDLC
16 21 (16.80%) MySQL
17 20 (16.00%) Database Tuning
18 19 (15.20%) JavaScript
18 19 (15.20%) Finance
19 17 (13.60%) XML
19 17 (13.60%) CSS
20 16 (12.80%) Shell Script
21 14 (11.20%) HTML
21 14 (11.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 12 (9.60%) TDD
22 12 (9.60%) Banking
22 12 (9.60%) Web Services

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 6 (4.80%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) Confluence
2 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
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%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.80%) SAS
3 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.80%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) OpenShift
1 2 (1.60%) PaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) HTTP
2 3 (2.40%) FTP
2 3 (2.40%) LDAP
3 1 (0.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.80%) Intranet
3 1 (0.80%) Softphone
3 1 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.20%) OLTP
2 24 (19.20%) Oracle Database
3 21 (16.80%) MySQL
4 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.20%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.20%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.60%) DB2
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%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.80%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.80%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.80%) UniData
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) Selenium
2 8 (6.40%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.40%) Subversion
3 7 (5.60%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.20%) JIRA
4 4 (3.20%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.40%) Ant
5 3 (2.40%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.60%) Concordion
6 2 (1.60%) EasyMock
6 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.60%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.60%) jMock
6 2 (1.60%) Maven
6 2 (1.60%) Mockito
6 2 (1.60%) ProC
6 2 (1.60%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.60%) Spock
6 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (15.20%) Finance
2 12 (9.60%) Banking
3 3 (2.40%) Legal
3 3 (2.40%) Military
4 1 (0.80%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (40.00%) STL
2 17 (13.60%) CSS
2 17 (13.60%) XML
3 14 (11.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (11.20%) HTML
4 12 (9.60%) Web Services
5 9 (7.20%) jQuery
6 8 (6.40%) Swing
7 7 (5.60%) SOAP
8 6 (4.80%) J2EE
9 5 (4.00%) EJB
9 5 (4.00%) JSP
9 5 (4.00%) Spring
9 5 (4.00%) XML Schema
9 5 (4.00%) XSLT
10 4 (3.20%) Ajax
10 4 (3.20%) REST
10 4 (3.20%) XHTML
11 3 (2.40%) Middleware
11 3 (2.40%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.00%) Clustering
4 4 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.40%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.40%) iSeries
5 3 (2.40%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.40%) Tandem
6 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.60%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.60%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.80%) Derivative
7 1 (0.80%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.80%) Equities
7 1 (0.80%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.80%) Pricing Data
7 1 (0.80%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 125 (100.00%) Unix
2 86 (68.80%) Linux
3 12 (9.60%) Windows
4 9 (7.20%) AIX
5 7 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.20%) HPUX
7 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.60%) Solaris
8 1 (0.80%) Android
8 1 (0.80%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.80%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.60%) Software Engineering
2 43 (34.40%) OO
3 32 (25.60%) Release Management
4 24 (19.20%) Multithreading
5 23 (18.40%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (17.60%) SDLC
7 20 (16.00%) Database Tuning
8 12 (9.60%) TDD
9 7 (5.60%) Web Development
10 6 (4.80%) UML
11 5 (4.00%) OOP
11 5 (4.00%) Scrum
11 5 (4.00%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.00%) Validation
12 4 (3.20%) ETL
12 4 (3.20%) Front End Development
12 4 (3.20%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (2.40%) Concurrent Programming
13 3 (2.40%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (2.40%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (60.00%) SQL
2 64 (51.20%) C++
3 54 (43.20%) Java
3 54 (43.20%) Perl
4 28 (22.40%) Python
5 24 (19.20%) C
6 19 (15.20%) JavaScript
7 16 (12.80%) Shell Script
8 9 (7.20%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.20%) C#
9 4 (3.20%) COBOL
10 3 (2.40%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (2.40%) JCL
10 3 (2.40%) Scala
11 2 (1.60%) Clojure
11 2 (1.60%) Groovy
11 2 (1.60%) VBScript
12 1 (0.80%) PHP
12 1 (0.80%) VB
12 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.40%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) Degree
5 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.40%) QA
3 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Docker
2 3 (2.40%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) BladeLogic
1 2 (1.60%) Control-M
1 2 (1.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (53.60%) Oracle
2 8 (6.40%) IBM
3 4 (3.20%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.20%) VMware
4 3 (2.40%) Microgen
4 3 (2.40%) Sybase
5 2 (1.60%) Remedy
5 2 (1.60%) Splunk
5 2 (1.60%) Sun
6 1 (0.80%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.80%) Endeca
6 1 (0.80%) hybris
6 1 (0.80%) ICL
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%) SAP
Milton Keynes
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago