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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Developer
Rank 578 561 542
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 70 66 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 37
Median daily rate £380 £525 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £350 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £276
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +26.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
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
50931 51412 49753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.74% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33245 31720 30748
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1466 2048 2093
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £40.15 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 26 May 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 26 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
England -9 56 £375 -31.81% 16
London -13 33 £550 - 16
South East -2 10 £350 -23.91%
Middlesex - 9 £350 -
Wales +11 7 £400 +14.28%
South Wales +4 7 £400 +14.28%
Scotland - 7 £380 -
Yorkshire +12 6 £363 -14.70%
Glasgow - 5 £380 -
West Yorkshire +1 4 £350 -17.64%
Cardiff -9 3 £375 +7.14%
East of England +12 2 £480 -
Leeds +1 2 - -
South Yorkshire -5 2 £375 -
Sheffield -17 2 £375 -
Warwickshire - 2 £398 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £480 -
Halifax - 2 £350 -
Huntingdon - 2 £480 -
North West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £398 -
City of London +39 1 £550 -10.20% 5
East Midlands +2 1 - -
Hampshire -2 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £398 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 - -

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Unix
2 88 (77.88%) Linux
3 71 (62.83%) SQL
4 69 (61.06%) C++
5 65 (57.52%) Oracle
6 61 (53.98%) Perl
7 58 (51.33%) STL
8 54 (47.79%) Software Engineering
9 44 (38.94%) OO
10 38 (33.63%) Java
11 34 (30.09%) Multithreading
12 33 (29.20%) Release Management
12 33 (29.20%) OLTP
13 29 (25.66%) C
13 29 (25.66%) Python
14 27 (23.89%) SDLC
15 25 (22.12%) Oracle Database
15 25 (22.12%) Database Tuning
16 24 (21.24%) MySQL
17 23 (20.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (13.27%) Finance
20 13 (11.50%) CSS
20 13 (11.50%) XML
20 13 (11.50%) JavaScript
20 13 (11.50%) TDD
21 12 (10.62%) Shell Script
22 10 (8.85%) HTML
22 10 (8.85%) jQuery
23 9 (7.96%) Selenium

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 (3.54%) Apache
2 2 (1.77%) Confluence
2 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) Node.js
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
1 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) FTP
2 2 (1.77%) LDAP
3 1 (0.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.20%) OLTP
2 25 (22.12%) Oracle Database
3 24 (21.24%) MySQL
4 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.77%) DB2
5 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.88%) DataStage
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.88%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.88%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.88%) UniData
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Selenium
2 7 (6.19%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.42%) Subversion
4 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.65%) Ant
5 3 (2.65%) JIRA
6 2 (1.77%) Concordion
6 2 (1.77%) EasyMock
6 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.77%) GoogleTest
6 2 (1.77%) Gradle
6 2 (1.77%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.77%) jMock
6 2 (1.77%) Maven
6 2 (1.77%) Mockito
6 2 (1.77%) Spock
7 1 (0.88%) FishEye
7 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Banking
3 3 (2.65%) Front Office
3 3 (2.65%) Legal
4 2 (1.77%) Military
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (51.33%) STL
2 23 (20.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (11.50%) CSS
3 13 (11.50%) XML
4 10 (8.85%) HTML
4 10 (8.85%) jQuery
5 9 (7.96%) Web Services
6 5 (4.42%) SOAP
6 5 (4.42%) XHTML
7 4 (3.54%) Ajax
8 3 (2.65%) ISPF
8 3 (2.65%) Java SE
8 3 (2.65%) Swing
9 2 (1.77%) CGI
9 2 (1.77%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.77%) JSON
9 2 (1.77%) Middleware
9 2 (1.77%) Spring
9 2 (1.77%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.77%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (4.42%) Clustering
4 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.65%) iSeries
4 3 (2.65%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.65%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.65%) Tandem
5 1 (0.88%) Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Equities
5 1 (0.88%) HACMP
5 1 (0.88%) Pricing Data
5 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Unix
2 88 (77.88%) Linux
3 9 (7.96%) Windows
4 8 (7.08%) AIX
5 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.79%) Software Engineering
2 44 (38.94%) OO
3 34 (30.09%) Multithreading
4 33 (29.20%) Release Management
5 27 (23.89%) SDLC
6 25 (22.12%) Database Tuning
7 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (11.50%) TDD
9 7 (6.19%) Web Development
10 5 (4.42%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.54%) Low Latency
11 4 (3.54%) OOP
11 4 (3.54%) Scrum
11 4 (3.54%) Validation
12 3 (2.65%) Concurrent Programming
12 3 (2.65%) Configuration Management
12 3 (2.65%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (2.65%) Front End Development
12 3 (2.65%) High Availability
12 3 (2.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 71 (62.83%) SQL
2 69 (61.06%) C++
3 61 (53.98%) Perl
4 38 (33.63%) Java
5 29 (25.66%) C
5 29 (25.66%) Python
6 13 (11.50%) JavaScript
7 12 (10.62%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.65%) ANSI SQL
8 3 (2.65%) C#
8 3 (2.65%) JCL
8 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.77%) Clojure
9 2 (1.77%) COBOL
9 2 (1.77%) Groovy
9 2 (1.77%) Scala
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
10 1 (0.88%) Tcl
10 1 (0.88%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.31%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.54%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Docker
1 3 (2.65%) Time Sharing Option
1 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (57.52%) Oracle
2 9 (7.96%) IBM
3 3 (2.65%) VMware
4 2 (1.77%) Sybase
5 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.88%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.88%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.88%) Microgen
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.88%) Murex
5 1 (0.88%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) Splunk
5 1 (0.88%) Teradata
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