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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Developer
Rank 579 563 553
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 62 72 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 35
Median daily rate £363 £473 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £276
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +35.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
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
52905 53749 52268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.91% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34482 32631 31888
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2150 2151
Median hourly rate £17.56 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 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 24 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 2 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 -11 49 £350 -31.03% 21
London -34 30 £463 -11.90% 19
South East -4 10 £350 -23.91% 1
Middlesex - 10 £350 -
Scotland -13 7 £380 - 1
Yorkshire +8 6 £363 -14.70%
Wales +6 6 £375 +7.14%
South Wales -5 6 £375 +7.14%
Cardiff -17 5 £375 +7.14%
Glasgow - 5 £380 -
West Yorkshire +4 4 £350 -17.64%
South Yorkshire -2 2 £375 -
Leeds -5 2 - -
West Midlands -11 2 £398 -
Sheffield -16 2 £375 -
Halifax - 2 £350 -
Warwickshire - 2 £398 -
City of London +34 1 £550 +4.76% 5
Stirling +11 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £398 -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 1
Newport - 1 £400 -

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Unix
2 89 (76.72%) Linux
3 74 (63.79%) SQL
4 70 (60.34%) C++
5 67 (57.76%) Oracle
6 62 (53.45%) Perl
7 58 (50.00%) STL
8 53 (45.69%) Software Engineering
9 48 (41.38%) OO
10 35 (30.17%) Java
10 35 (30.17%) Multithreading
11 32 (27.59%) Release Management
11 32 (27.59%) OLTP
12 29 (25.00%) Python
12 29 (25.00%) SDLC
13 28 (24.14%) C
13 28 (24.14%) MySQL
14 27 (23.28%) Oracle Database
15 26 (22.41%) Database Tuning
16 25 (21.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 15 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (11.21%) Finance
19 11 (9.48%) Shell Script
19 11 (9.48%) JavaScript
19 11 (9.48%) IBM
20 10 (8.62%) TDD
20 10 (8.62%) Banking
21 9 (7.76%) jQuery
21 9 (7.76%) CSS
21 9 (7.76%) XML

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 (2.59%) Apache
1 3 (2.59%) JBoss
2 2 (1.72%) Node.js
2 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.86%) Confluence
3 1 (0.86%) IIS
3 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.86%) MS Office
1 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) FTP
2 2 (1.72%) HTTP
3 1 (0.86%) 2G
3 1 (0.86%) 3G
3 1 (0.86%) Internet
3 1 (0.86%) Intranet
3 1 (0.86%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.59%) OLTP
2 28 (24.14%) MySQL
3 27 (23.28%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.59%) DB2
5 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) DataStage
7 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.86%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.86%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.86%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.86%) UniData
Development Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Selenium
2 5 (4.31%) Subversion
3 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 4 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.59%) Ant
5 2 (1.72%) AccuRev
5 2 (1.72%) Concordion
5 2 (1.72%) EasyMock
5 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.72%) Gradle
5 2 (1.72%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.72%) JIRA
5 2 (1.72%) jMock
5 2 (1.72%) Maven
5 2 (1.72%) Mockito
5 2 (1.72%) Spock
6 1 (0.86%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.86%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.86%) Toad
General
1 13 (11.21%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Banking
3 5 (4.31%) Front Office
4 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.59%) Electronics
5 3 (2.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.86%) Automotive
7 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (50.00%) STL
2 25 (21.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (7.76%) CSS
3 9 (7.76%) jQuery
3 9 (7.76%) XML
4 8 (6.90%) HTML
5 7 (6.03%) Web Services
6 5 (4.31%) SOAP
7 3 (2.59%) ISPF
7 3 (2.59%) Java SE
7 3 (2.59%) jBPM
8 2 (1.72%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.72%) CGI
8 2 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.72%) HTML5
8 2 (1.72%) JSON
8 2 (1.72%) REST
8 2 (1.72%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.72%) Velocity
8 2 (1.72%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.31%) Clustering
4 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.59%) iSeries
5 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.59%) Tandem
6 1 (0.86%) Derivative
6 1 (0.86%) Equities
6 1 (0.86%) HACMP
6 1 (0.86%) Pricing Data
6 1 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Unix
2 89 (76.72%) Linux
3 8 (6.90%) AIX
4 6 (5.17%) Windows
5 5 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (45.69%) Software Engineering
2 48 (41.38%) OO
3 35 (30.17%) Multithreading
4 32 (27.59%) Release Management
5 29 (25.00%) SDLC
6 26 (22.41%) Database Tuning
7 15 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (8.62%) TDD
9 7 (6.03%) Low Latency
9 7 (6.03%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.31%) High Availability
10 5 (4.31%) Web Development
11 4 (3.45%) ETL
11 4 (3.45%) OOP
11 4 (3.45%) Scrum
12 3 (2.59%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.59%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.59%) Risk Management
12 3 (2.59%) Service Delivery
12 3 (2.59%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 74 (63.79%) SQL
2 70 (60.34%) C++
3 62 (53.45%) Perl
4 35 (30.17%) Java
5 29 (25.00%) Python
6 28 (24.14%) C
7 11 (9.48%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.48%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.45%) C#
8 4 (3.45%) JCL
8 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.59%) ANSI SQL
9 3 (2.59%) COBOL
10 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.72%) Clojure
10 2 (1.72%) Groovy
10 2 (1.72%) Scala
11 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.86%) Ruby
11 1 (0.86%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.59%) Degree
3 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.59%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.72%) Docker
3 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.86%) Control-M
1 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 67 (57.76%) Oracle
2 11 (9.48%) IBM
3 3 (2.59%) Sybase
3 3 (2.59%) Teradata
4 2 (1.72%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.86%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.86%) Brocade
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco
5 1 (0.86%) EMC
5 1 (0.86%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.86%) Greenplum
5 1 (0.86%) Hitachi
5 1 (0.86%) Informatica
5 1 (0.86%) Microgen
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.86%) Murex
5 1 (0.86%) NetApp
5 1 (0.86%) Remedy
5 1 (0.86%) Sun
5 1 (0.86%) VMware
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