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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 33 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Unix 26 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.95% 5.10% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.35% 21.51% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 22
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £345 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £406 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-13.84% +3.17%
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
159 186 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.29% 23.69% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 110 87
Median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £156 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -0.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.32 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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
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 31 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 +4 24 £375 +2.73% 1
North Wales - 1 - -
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 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 89 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (65.89%) Perl
3 78 (60.47%) Software Engineering
4 73 (56.59%) jQuery
5 72 (55.81%) OO
6 68 (52.71%) Java
7 67 (51.94%) TDD
8 61 (47.29%) Selenium
8 61 (47.29%) Cucumber
9 49 (37.98%) JavaScript
10 45 (34.88%) Legal
11 44 (34.11%) CSS
11 44 (34.11%) Web Development
12 39 (30.23%) SQL
13 37 (28.68%) Linux
14 33 (25.58%) MongoDB
15 29 (22.48%) NoSQL
16 28 (21.71%) Mojolicious
17 27 (20.93%) RESTful
18 24 (18.60%) Scala
19 23 (17.83%) Go
20 22 (17.05%) Kafka
20 22 (17.05%) Redis
21 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
21 20 (15.50%) XML
21 20 (15.50%) HTML
22 18 (13.95%) Oracle
23 15 (11.63%) Subversion
24 14 (10.85%) MySQL
25 13 (10.08%) Relational Database

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 12 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (7.75%) Apache
3 5 (3.88%) JBoss
4 4 (3.10%) SAS
5 3 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) Firewall
1 4 (3.10%) HTTP
2 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (1.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (1.55%) LAN
3 2 (1.55%) SSL
3 2 (1.55%) VLAN
4 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (25.58%) MongoDB
2 29 (22.48%) NoSQL
3 22 (17.05%) Redis
4 14 (10.85%) MySQL
5 13 (10.08%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.98%) Hadoop
7 6 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.10%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.55%) DB2
10 2 (1.55%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.55%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.78%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 61 (47.29%) Cucumber
1 61 (47.29%) Selenium
2 15 (11.63%) Subversion
3 6 (4.65%) Concordion
4 4 (3.10%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.10%) JIRA
4 4 (3.10%) QAComplete
4 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.55%) Maven
6 1 (0.78%) PowerBuilder
General
1 45 (34.88%) Legal
2 10 (7.75%) Finance
3 3 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (66.67%) Developer
2 37 (28.68%) Web Developer
3 28 (21.71%) Perl Developer
4 19 (14.73%) Website Developer
5 16 (12.40%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (10.08%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Unix Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) Agile Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Perl Web Developer
10 6 (4.65%) Unix Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Analyst
11 5 (3.88%) Configuration Manager
11 5 (3.88%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Unix Support
12 4 (3.10%) Linux Engineer
13 3 (2.33%) Cloud Developer
13 3 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
13 3 (2.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (56.59%) jQuery
2 44 (34.11%) CSS
3 28 (21.71%) Mojolicious
4 27 (20.93%) RESTful
5 22 (17.05%) Kafka
6 20 (15.50%) HTML
6 20 (15.50%) XML
7 12 (9.30%) OAuth2
8 9 (6.98%) Ajax
8 9 (6.98%) XHTML
9 7 (5.43%) Web Services
10 6 (4.65%) Middleware
11 5 (3.88%) REST
12 3 (2.33%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.33%) CSS3
12 3 (2.33%) HTML5
12 3 (2.33%) J2EE
13 2 (1.55%) .NET
13 2 (1.55%) Hibernate
13 2 (1.55%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.65%) N-Tier
1 6 (4.65%) PKI
2 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.10%) DataPower
3 3 (2.33%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.33%) User Experience
4 2 (1.55%) CMDB
4 2 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.55%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.78%) CESG
5 1 (0.78%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (28.68%) Linux
2 6 (4.65%) Windows
3 5 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.55%) HPUX
4 2 (1.55%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (60.47%) Software Engineering
3 72 (55.81%) OO
4 67 (51.94%) TDD
5 44 (34.11%) Web Development
6 12 (9.30%) Configuration Management
6 12 (9.30%) DevOps
7 10 (7.75%) Analytics
8 8 (6.20%) MapReduce
9 7 (5.43%) ITIL
9 7 (5.43%) Scrum
10 6 (4.65%) Automated Testing
10 6 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.65%) Video Analytics
11 5 (3.88%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.10%) Defect Management
12 4 (3.10%) OOP
12 4 (3.10%) Process Management
12 4 (3.10%) Release Management
12 4 (3.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 85 (65.89%) Perl
2 68 (52.71%) Java
3 49 (37.98%) JavaScript
4 39 (30.23%) SQL
5 24 (18.60%) Scala
6 23 (17.83%) Go
7 7 (5.43%) Shell Script
8 6 (4.65%) ANSI SQL
9 4 (3.10%) C++
10 3 (2.33%) JCL
10 3 (2.33%) Korn
10 3 (2.33%) PHP
11 2 (1.55%) C#
11 2 (1.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.78%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (0.78%) CISSP
4 1 (0.78%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.08%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) GPG13
3 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Control-M
1 3 (2.33%) Rundeck
2 2 (1.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (13.95%) Oracle
2 6 (4.65%) F5
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.88%) Informatica
3 5 (3.88%) Teradata
4 4 (3.10%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (2.33%) Micro Focus
5 3 (2.33%) VMware
6 2 (1.55%) BMC
6 2 (1.55%) BT
6 2 (1.55%) HP
6 2 (1.55%) InterSystems
6 2 (1.55%) NetApp
6 2 (1.55%) SAP
6 2 (1.55%) Sybase
6 2 (1.55%) Symantec
6 2 (1.55%) Xerox
7 1 (0.78%) LogRhythm