The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 17 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing Unix 65 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.17% 4.77% 5.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.34% 19.58% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 27 27
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £330 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £412 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.08 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-22.84% +12.06%
Unix
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
201 189 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.54% 24.36% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 104 88
Median daily rate £350 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £145 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -22.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £16.89 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Unix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unix across the Wales region.

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unix across the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Unix Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Wales region.

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 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
South Wales +16 62 £375 +1.35% 4
North Wales +3 1 - -
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 103 (73.05%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (66.67%) Perl
3 88 (62.41%) Software Engineering
4 83 (58.87%) OO
5 82 (58.16%) jQuery
6 75 (53.19%) Java
6 75 (53.19%) TDD
7 70 (49.65%) Selenium
7 70 (49.65%) Cucumber
8 54 (38.30%) Legal
9 52 (36.88%) SQL
10 51 (36.17%) JavaScript
11 46 (32.62%) CSS
12 44 (31.21%) MongoDB
13 43 (30.50%) Web Development
14 39 (27.66%) NoSQL
15 38 (26.95%) RESTful
15 38 (26.95%) Mojolicious
16 36 (25.53%) Linux
17 34 (24.11%) Scala
18 33 (23.40%) Go
19 32 (22.70%) Kafka
19 32 (22.70%) Redis
20 22 (15.60%) HTML
21 21 (14.89%) XML
21 21 (14.89%) OAuth2
21 21 (14.89%) Elasticsearch
22 20 (14.18%) Oracle
23 19 (13.48%) Subversion
23 19 (13.48%) Security Cleared

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 21 (14.89%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (7.09%) Apache
3 8 (5.67%) SAS
4 5 (3.55%) JBoss
5 4 (2.84%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) Firewall
1 4 (2.84%) HTTP
2 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.42%) LAN
3 2 (1.42%) SSL
3 2 (1.42%) VLAN
4 1 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.21%) MongoDB
2 39 (27.66%) NoSQL
3 32 (22.70%) Redis
4 14 (9.93%) MySQL
5 13 (9.22%) Relational Database
6 10 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (6.38%) Hadoop
8 6 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (2.84%) SQL Server
10 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.42%) DB2
11 2 (1.42%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (1.42%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 70 (49.65%) Cucumber
1 70 (49.65%) Selenium
2 19 (13.48%) Subversion
3 8 (5.67%) JIRA
4 7 (4.96%) QAComplete
5 6 (4.26%) Concordion
6 5 (3.55%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.42%) Maven
9 1 (0.71%) PowerBuilder
General
1 54 (38.30%) Legal
2 10 (7.09%) Finance
3 3 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (68.09%) Developer
2 36 (25.53%) Web Developer
3 31 (21.99%) Perl Developer
4 20 (14.18%) Website Developer
5 15 (10.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (7.80%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.67%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) Unix Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Tester
11 5 (3.55%) Agile Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Configuration Manager
11 5 (3.55%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) Teradata Tester
11 5 (3.55%) Unix Engineer
12 4 (2.84%) Perl Web Developer
12 4 (2.84%) Unix Support
13 3 (2.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 3 (2.13%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (58.16%) jQuery
2 46 (32.62%) CSS
3 38 (26.95%) Mojolicious
3 38 (26.95%) RESTful
4 32 (22.70%) Kafka
5 22 (15.60%) HTML
6 21 (14.89%) OAuth2
6 21 (14.89%) XML
7 10 (7.09%) Ajax
7 10 (7.09%) XHTML
8 7 (4.96%) Web Services
9 6 (4.26%) Middleware
10 5 (3.55%) REST
11 4 (2.84%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.84%) CSS3
11 4 (2.84%) HTML5
12 3 (2.13%) J2EE
13 2 (1.42%) .NET
13 2 (1.42%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.42%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.26%) N-Tier
2 6 (4.26%) PKI
3 4 (2.84%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.84%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.84%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.84%) DataPower
3 4 (2.84%) User Experience
4 2 (1.42%) CMDB
4 2 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.71%) CESG
5 1 (0.71%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.53%) Linux
2 6 (4.26%) Windows
3 4 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.42%) HPUX
4 2 (1.42%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (73.05%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (62.41%) Software Engineering
3 83 (58.87%) OO
4 75 (53.19%) TDD
5 43 (30.50%) Web Development
6 15 (10.64%) Configuration Management
7 12 (8.51%) DevOps
8 11 (7.80%) Analytics
9 9 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (5.67%) MapReduce
11 7 (4.96%) Defect Management
11 7 (4.96%) Process Management
11 7 (4.96%) Release Management
11 7 (4.96%) Scrum
12 6 (4.26%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.26%) ITIL
12 6 (4.26%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.26%) Video Analytics
13 4 (2.84%) Mobile Development
13 4 (2.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 94 (66.67%) Perl
2 75 (53.19%) Java
3 52 (36.88%) SQL
4 51 (36.17%) JavaScript
5 34 (24.11%) Scala
6 33 (23.40%) Go
7 7 (4.96%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.26%) ANSI SQL
9 4 (2.84%) C++
9 4 (2.84%) PHP
10 3 (2.13%) JCL
10 3 (2.13%) Korn
11 2 (1.42%) C#
11 2 (1.42%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.71%) CISSP
4 1 (0.71%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.84%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) GPG13
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) Control-M
1 3 (2.13%) Rundeck
2 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (14.18%) Oracle
2 9 (6.38%) Informatica
2 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.38%) Teradata
3 8 (5.67%) MicroStrategy
4 6 (4.26%) F5
5 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.13%) Micro Focus
7 2 (1.42%) BMC
7 2 (1.42%) BT
7 2 (1.42%) HP
7 2 (1.42%) InterSystems
7 2 (1.42%) NetApp
7 2 (1.42%) SAP
7 2 (1.42%) Sybase
7 2 (1.42%) Symantec
7 2 (1.42%) VMware
7 2 (1.42%) Xerox
8 1 (0.71%) LogRhythm
South Wales
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago