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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix Developer
UK
Rank 546 577 552
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 50 47 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.092% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.097% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 42
Median daily rate £538 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £348 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £655 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
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 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 20 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 21 February 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 +32 48 £538 +53.57% 13
London +23 42 £543 -7.65% 11
City of London +1 5 £650 +13.04% 2
Yorkshire +9 2 £440 -
South East +5 2 £425 +21.42%
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £575 -
Docklands, London - 2 £543 -
West Midlands +1 1 £475 +28.37% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £113 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £440 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £440 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £113 -
Sheffield - 1 £440 -
Nottingham - 1 £113 -
Halifax - 1 £440 -
Birmingham - 1 £475 - 1
Belfast - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 77 (100.00%) Unix
2 39 (50.65%) SQL
3 36 (46.75%) C++
4 35 (45.45%) Linux
4 35 (45.45%) Finance
5 27 (35.06%) Banking
6 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (33.77%) Software Engineering
7 22 (28.57%) Shell Script
7 22 (28.57%) Java
8 19 (24.68%) Oracle
9 15 (19.48%) Scrum
9 15 (19.48%) Multithreading
9 15 (19.48%) Low Latency
10 13 (16.88%) Perl
10 13 (16.88%) STL
11 11 (14.29%) Algorithms
11 11 (14.29%) C
12 10 (12.99%) Python
12 10 (12.99%) Risk Management
12 10 (12.99%) High Availability
12 10 (12.99%) Electronic Trading
12 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
13 9 (11.69%) Degree
13 9 (11.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
14 8 (10.39%) SOAP
14 8 (10.39%) Derivative
15 7 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 7 (9.09%) Jenkins

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 (3.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.60%) Jetty
2 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) DataSynapse
3 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.90%) HTTP
3 2 (2.60%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
4 1 (1.30%) FTP
4 1 (1.30%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.30%) LDAP
4 1 (1.30%) Multicast
4 1 (1.30%) SSH
4 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.79%) DB2
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (3.90%) KDB
4 3 (3.90%) MySQL
5 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.60%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.30%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.30%) Informix
6 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.90%) Maven
4 2 (2.60%) Ant
4 2 (2.60%) GoogleTest
4 2 (2.60%) JIRA
4 2 (2.60%) JUnit
4 2 (2.60%) Mockito
4 2 (2.60%) NUnit
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) CA Gen
5 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.30%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.30%) GDB
5 1 (1.30%) Gradle
5 1 (1.30%) gulp
5 1 (1.30%) Hudson
5 1 (1.30%) JSHint
5 1 (1.30%) Mocha
5 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (45.45%) Finance
2 27 (35.06%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.90%) Front Office
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Military
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) STL
2 8 (10.39%) SOAP
3 7 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (9.09%) HTML
3 7 (9.09%) XML
4 5 (6.49%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (5.19%) CSS
6 3 (3.90%) .NET
6 3 (3.90%) HTML5
6 3 (3.90%) J2EE
6 3 (3.90%) jQuery
6 3 (3.90%) JSON
6 3 (3.90%) Spring
7 2 (2.60%) Apache Camel
7 2 (2.60%) REST
7 2 (2.60%) Spring Boot
7 2 (2.60%) Spring Security
7 2 (2.60%) Web Services
8 1 (1.30%) JSP
8 1 (1.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 9 (11.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (10.39%) Derivative
4 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.19%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.90%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.90%) Fintech
7 2 (2.60%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.60%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.30%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.30%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.30%) iSeries
8 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.30%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.30%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Unix
2 35 (45.45%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Windows
4 3 (3.90%) Solaris
5 2 (2.60%) zOS
6 1 (1.30%) AIX
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (33.77%) Software Engineering
2 15 (19.48%) Low Latency
2 15 (19.48%) Multithreading
2 15 (19.48%) Scrum
3 10 (12.99%) Electronic Trading
3 10 (12.99%) High Availability
3 10 (12.99%) Risk Management
4 7 (9.09%) OO
4 7 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 7 (9.09%) TDD
4 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 6 (7.79%) Multithreaded Programming
5 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.49%) OOD
6 5 (6.49%) UML
7 4 (5.19%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) SQL
2 36 (46.75%) C++
3 22 (28.57%) Java
3 22 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 13 (16.88%) Perl
5 11 (14.29%) C
6 10 (12.99%) Python
7 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.79%) COBOL
9 5 (6.49%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.90%) C#
11 1 (1.30%) AWK
11 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.30%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.30%) JCL
11 1 (1.30%) Korn
11 1 (1.30%) PHP
11 1 (1.30%) Ruby
11 1 (1.30%) Scala
11 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) MiFID
2 5 (6.49%) QA
3 4 (5.19%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (5.19%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Control-M
1 1 (1.30%) PowerBroker
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (24.68%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) Ab Initio
3 5 (6.49%) Bloomberg
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.19%) Reuters
5 2 (2.60%) Cognos
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) IBM Sterling
5 2 (2.60%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.60%) Murex
5 2 (2.60%) Perforce
6 1 (1.30%) Axway
6 1 (1.30%) BEA
6 1 (1.30%) Informatica
6 1 (1.30%) Microgen
6 1 (1.30%) Netezza
6 1 (1.30%) Pega
6 1 (1.30%) Talend
6 1 (1.30%) Teradata
6 1 (1.30%) webMethods