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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Developer
Rank 623 599 592
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 30 64 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.12% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 41
Median daily rate £450 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £331 £340
% change year-on-year
+28.30% -2.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.50 -

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
50498 55077 54105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33021 35180 33066
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1705 2088 2149
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 25 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 29 September 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 -21 30 £450 +9.75% 22
London -35 12 £475 +11.76% 20
Cambridgeshire +27 6 £480 -
East of England +14 6 £480 -
South East +15 5 £425 +30.76% 2
Peterborough - 3 - -
Huntingdon - 3 £480 -
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £463 +42.30%
Milton Keynes +10 2 £463 +42.30%
Berkshire +1 2 - -
Bracknell -2 2 - -
East Midlands -7 2 £413 +22.22%
Nottinghamshire -11 2 £413 +22.22%
Nottingham -15 2 £413 +22.22%
North East -22 2 £233 -29.27%
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 2 £233 -29.27%
Tyne and Wear -28 2 £233 -29.27%
North West - 2 £425 -
Scotland +15 1 - -
West Midlands -31 1 £315 -
Chiswick - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £600 - 6
Kent - 1 £300 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Unix
2 61 (58.10%) SQL
3 60 (57.14%) Linux
4 56 (53.33%) Oracle
5 47 (44.76%) C++
6 45 (42.86%) Java
7 32 (30.48%) STL
8 31 (29.52%) Perl
9 28 (26.67%) OO
10 24 (22.86%) Shell Script
10 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
11 22 (20.95%) Release Management
12 21 (20.00%) Python
13 19 (18.10%) Oracle Database
14 18 (17.14%) OLTP
15 17 (16.19%) C
15 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
16 15 (14.29%) Finance
17 14 (13.33%) SDLC
18 13 (12.38%) HTML
18 13 (12.38%) PL/SQL
18 13 (12.38%) MySQL
18 13 (12.38%) CSS
18 13 (12.38%) Windows
19 12 (11.43%) Banking
19 12 (11.43%) Database Tuning
19 12 (11.43%) XML
20 11 (10.48%) Multithreading
21 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared

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 (5.71%) Apache
2 3 (2.86%) Confluence
2 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.95%) SAS
4 1 (0.95%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) OpenShift
1 2 (1.90%) PaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) LDAP
2 4 (3.81%) FTP
2 4 (3.81%) HTTP
3 1 (0.95%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) Internet
3 1 (0.95%) Softphone
3 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.95%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.10%) Oracle Database
2 18 (17.14%) OLTP
3 13 (12.38%) MySQL
4 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.71%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.76%) DB2
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.81%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.95%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.95%) DataStage
9 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.95%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.95%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.95%) UniData
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Subversion
2 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.71%) Selenium
4 5 (4.76%) JIRA
5 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.81%) ProC
6 3 (2.86%) Ant
6 3 (2.86%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.90%) EasyMock
7 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.90%) FishEye
7 2 (1.90%) GoogleTest
7 2 (1.90%) Gradle
7 2 (1.90%) IntelliJ
7 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.90%) jMock
7 2 (1.90%) Maven
7 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.90%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (14.29%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Military
4 1 (0.95%) Games
4 1 (0.95%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.48%) STL
2 13 (12.38%) CSS
2 13 (12.38%) HTML
3 12 (11.43%) XML
4 10 (9.52%) Web Services
5 9 (8.57%) J2EE
5 9 (8.57%) Swing
6 6 (5.71%) EJB
6 6 (5.71%) JSP
6 6 (5.71%) SOAP
6 6 (5.71%) XML Schema
6 6 (5.71%) XSLT
7 5 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (4.76%) Spring
8 4 (3.81%) Ajax
8 4 (3.81%) ISPF
8 4 (3.81%) jQuery
8 4 (3.81%) REST
8 4 (3.81%) XHTML
9 3 (2.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.81%) Clustering
3 4 (3.81%) iSeries
3 4 (3.81%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.81%) Tandem
4 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.95%) Derivative
6 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Unix
2 60 (57.14%) Linux
3 13 (12.38%) Windows
4 8 (7.62%) AIX
5 6 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.81%) HPUX
7 2 (1.90%) Solaris
8 1 (0.95%) Android
8 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.95%) VME
8 1 (0.95%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.67%) OO
2 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
3 22 (20.95%) Release Management
4 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.33%) SDLC
6 12 (11.43%) Database Tuning
7 11 (10.48%) Multithreading
8 8 (7.62%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.67%) UML
10 6 (5.71%) Migration
11 5 (4.76%) OOP
11 5 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.76%) TDD
12 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.81%) Continuous Deployment
12 4 (3.81%) ETL
12 4 (3.81%) Scrum
12 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (58.10%) SQL
2 47 (44.76%) C++
3 45 (42.86%) Java
4 31 (29.52%) Perl
5 24 (22.86%) Shell Script
6 21 (20.00%) Python
7 17 (16.19%) C
8 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 13 (12.38%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.76%) C#
10 5 (4.76%) COBOL
11 4 (3.81%) JCL
12 3 (2.86%) Scala
13 2 (1.90%) Clojure
13 2 (1.90%) Groovy
13 2 (1.90%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.90%) PHP
13 2 (1.90%) VBScript
14 1 (0.95%) VB
14 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.90%) QA
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.81%) Docker
2 4 (3.81%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (2.86%) Puppet
2 2 (1.90%) BladeLogic
2 2 (1.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 56 (53.33%) Oracle
2 8 (7.62%) IBM
3 6 (5.71%) VMware
4 4 (3.81%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.86%) Cognos
5 3 (2.86%) Microgen
6 2 (1.90%) Informatica
6 2 (1.90%) Remedy
6 2 (1.90%) Splunk
6 2 (1.90%) Sun
6 2 (1.90%) Sybase
7 1 (0.95%) BEA
7 1 (0.95%) hybris
7 1 (0.95%) IBM Sterling
7 1 (0.95%) ICL
7 1 (0.95%) Pega
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.95%) SAP
7 1 (0.95%) webMethods
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