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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Developer
UK
Rank 553 563 534
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 39 62 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 32 44
Median daily rate £550 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £328 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £324 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%

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
42359 47277 48034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.78% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27574 30020 30295
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1732 1916
Median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 -3 38 £550 +57.14% 19
London -8 35 £563 -6.25% 16
City of London -2 7 £650 +52.94% 6
South East +5 2 £374 +6.92%
Canary Wharf - 2 £575 -
Hampshire +17 1 £324 -0.46%
Hook +11 1 £324 -0.46%
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £425 -
Docklands, London 0 1 £543 -9.58%
County Antrim -21 1 - -
Belfast -21 1 - -
Northern Ireland -22 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 £113 -
East Midlands - 1 £113 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £113 -

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 70 (100.00%) Unix
2 35 (50.00%) C++
2 35 (50.00%) SQL
3 29 (41.43%) Linux
4 27 (38.57%) Finance
5 22 (31.43%) Software Engineering
6 21 (30.00%) Shell Script
7 20 (28.57%) Banking
8 19 (27.14%) Oracle
8 19 (27.14%) Java
9 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (22.86%) C
11 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
12 13 (18.57%) Low Latency
12 13 (18.57%) Perl
13 11 (15.71%) STL
13 11 (15.71%) Python
13 11 (15.71%) Scrum
14 10 (14.29%) Risk Management
14 10 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
14 10 (14.29%) Degree
15 9 (12.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (12.86%) Algorithms
16 8 (11.43%) Derivative
16 8 (11.43%) High Availability
17 7 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
17 7 (10.00%) TDD
17 7 (10.00%) Refactoring
17 7 (10.00%) OO

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 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.29%) HTTP
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) LDAP
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) FTP
3 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.43%) Multicast
3 1 (1.43%) Softphone
3 1 (1.43%) SSH
3 1 (1.43%) SSL
3 1 (1.43%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.71%) DB2
2 4 (5.71%) MySQL
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.29%) InterSystems Cache
3 3 (4.29%) KDB
3 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.86%) Big Data
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.43%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) Informix
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.71%) ProC
3 4 (5.71%) Subversion
4 2 (2.86%) Ant
4 2 (2.86%) GoogleTest
4 2 (2.86%) JIRA
4 2 (2.86%) NUnit
5 1 (1.43%) CA Gen
5 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.43%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.43%) GDB
5 1 (1.43%) Gradle
5 1 (1.43%) Hudson
5 1 (1.43%) Maven
General
1 27 (38.57%) Finance
2 20 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Front Office
4 3 (4.29%) Military
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) STL
2 7 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (10.00%) SOAP
3 6 (8.57%) XML
4 5 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (4.29%) .NET
5 3 (4.29%) J2EE
6 2 (2.86%) CSS
6 2 (2.86%) HTML
6 2 (2.86%) JSON
6 2 (2.86%) Middleware
6 2 (2.86%) Web Services
7 1 (1.43%) EJB
7 1 (1.43%) ISPF
7 1 (1.43%) JSP
7 1 (1.43%) Murex MxML
7 1 (1.43%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (1.43%) REST
7 1 (1.43%) Spring
7 1 (1.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Algorithms
1 9 (12.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (11.43%) Derivative
3 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.29%) Internet of Things
5 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.43%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.43%) iSeries
6 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.43%) Statistics
6 1 (1.43%) Tandem
6 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (41.43%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Solaris
4 4 (5.71%) Windows
5 2 (2.86%) AIX
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.86%) zOS
6 1 (1.43%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.43%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) Software Engineering
2 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 13 (18.57%) Low Latency
5 11 (15.71%) Scrum
6 10 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
6 10 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 8 (11.43%) High Availability
8 7 (10.00%) OO
8 7 (10.00%) Refactoring
8 7 (10.00%) TDD
9 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.57%) Multithreaded Programming
9 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
10 5 (7.14%) Migration
10 5 (7.14%) OOD
10 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.71%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) C++
1 35 (50.00%) SQL
2 21 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 19 (27.14%) Java
4 16 (22.86%) C
5 13 (18.57%) Perl
6 11 (15.71%) Python
7 7 (10.00%) COBOL
8 6 (8.57%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.29%) C#
9 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.86%) Scala
11 1 (1.43%) AWK
11 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.43%) JCL
11 1 (1.43%) Korn
11 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
11 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 3 (4.29%) MiFID
3 1 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.43%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.43%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Control-M
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Oracle
2 4 (5.71%) Ab Initio
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.29%) Bloomberg
3 3 (4.29%) Cognos
4 2 (2.86%) IBM
4 2 (2.86%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (2.86%) Murex
4 2 (2.86%) Perforce
4 2 (2.86%) Reuters
4 2 (2.86%) Sun
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (1.43%) Axway
5 1 (1.43%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.43%) ICL
5 1 (1.43%) Microgen
5 1 (1.43%) Netezza
5 1 (1.43%) Pega
5 1 (1.43%) Teradata
5 1 (1.43%) webMethods
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