The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 13 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -6
Contract jobs citing Unix 81 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.44% 3.15% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.99% 18.18% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 11 11
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.25 £39.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-12.73% +86.90%
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
219 121 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.64% 17.31% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 74 45
Average daily rate £338 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.35 £17.59
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +28 69 £375 - 13
West Wales +17 3 - -
Unix
UK

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Unix also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unix.

1 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (68.09%) Perl
3 57 (60.64%) Software Engineering
4 52 (55.32%) jQuery
5 50 (53.19%) OO
6 49 (52.13%) SQL
6 49 (52.13%) Java
7 45 (47.87%) Selenium
8 44 (46.81%) TDD
9 43 (45.74%) Cucumber
10 39 (41.49%) MongoDB
11 35 (37.23%) RESTful
12 34 (36.17%) NoSQL
13 33 (35.11%) Scala
13 33 (35.11%) Mojolicious
13 33 (35.11%) Legal
14 32 (34.04%) Go
15 31 (32.98%) Redis
15 31 (32.98%) Kafka
15 31 (32.98%) Linux
16 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
17 24 (25.53%) HTML
18 20 (21.28%) CSS
18 20 (21.28%) OAuth2
18 20 (21.28%) Elasticsearch
19 19 (20.21%) XML
20 17 (18.09%) MySQL
21 14 (14.89%) Relational Database
21 14 (14.89%) Security Cleared
22 13 (13.83%) DevOps

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Unix also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (21.28%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (9.57%) Apache
3 4 (4.26%) CMS
3 4 (4.26%) JBoss
3 4 (4.26%) SAS
4 1 (1.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) Jetty
4 1 (1.06%) nginx
4 1 (1.06%) Node.js
4 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.06%) GitHub
1 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) HTTP
2 5 (5.32%) Firewall
3 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.19%) VLAN
4 2 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.13%) LAN
4 2 (2.13%) Network Security
4 2 (2.13%) SSL
5 1 (1.06%) DMZ
5 1 (1.06%) Internet
5 1 (1.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (41.49%) MongoDB
2 34 (36.17%) NoSQL
3 31 (32.98%) Redis
4 17 (18.09%) MySQL
5 14 (14.89%) Relational Database
6 9 (9.57%) Hadoop
7 6 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (2.13%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.06%) DB2
10 1 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (47.87%) Selenium
2 43 (45.74%) Cucumber
3 11 (11.70%) Subversion
4 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.38%) Concordion
5 6 (6.38%) JIRA
6 4 (4.26%) JMeter
7 3 (3.19%) QAComplete
8 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.13%) JSUnit
8 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.06%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.06%) FitNesse
9 1 (1.06%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.06%) Gradle
9 1 (1.06%) Hudson
9 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (35.11%) Legal
2 7 (7.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (64.89%) Developer
2 20 (21.28%) Perl Developer
3 12 (12.77%) Web Developer
4 10 (10.64%) Java Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Website Developer
6 8 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Tester
9 4 (4.26%) Unix Support
10 3 (3.19%) Administrator
10 3 (3.19%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (3.19%) Unix Administrator
10 3 (3.19%) Unix Support Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (55.32%) jQuery
2 35 (37.23%) RESTful
3 33 (35.11%) Mojolicious
4 31 (32.98%) Kafka
5 24 (25.53%) HTML
6 20 (21.28%) CSS
6 20 (21.28%) OAuth2
7 19 (20.21%) XML
8 8 (8.51%) Web Services
9 7 (7.45%) Ajax
9 7 (7.45%) XHTML
10 6 (6.38%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.38%) Middleware
11 4 (4.26%) CSS3
11 4 (4.26%) HTML5
12 3 (3.19%) J2EE
12 3 (3.19%) REST
13 2 (2.13%) Hibernate
13 2 (2.13%) JAX-RS
14 1 (1.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.38%) N-Tier
1 6 (6.38%) PKI
2 4 (4.26%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.26%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.26%) DataPower
2 4 (4.26%) User Experience
3 1 (1.06%) BBC
3 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.06%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.98%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (4.26%) Windows
3 2 (2.13%) HPUX
3 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.06%) CentOS
4 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.06%) Solaris
4 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (69.15%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (60.64%) Software Engineering
3 50 (53.19%) OO
4 44 (46.81%) TDD
5 13 (13.83%) DevOps
6 11 (11.70%) Analytics
7 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.51%) MapReduce
8 7 (7.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (7.45%) Scrum
8 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
8 7 (7.45%) Web Development
9 6 (6.38%) Automated Testing
9 6 (6.38%) Mobile Development
9 6 (6.38%) MVC
9 6 (6.38%) SEO
9 6 (6.38%) Video Analytics
10 4 (4.26%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.26%) SOA
11 3 (3.19%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (68.09%) Perl
2 49 (52.13%) Java
2 49 (52.13%) SQL
3 33 (35.11%) Scala
4 32 (34.04%) Go
5 25 (26.60%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.45%) PHP
7 6 (6.38%) ANSI SQL
8 3 (3.19%) BeanShell
8 3 (3.19%) C++
9 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.06%) C#
10 1 (1.06%) Python
10 1 (1.06%) Ruby
10 1 (1.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 14 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) Docker
1 1 (1.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 1 (1.06%) Ansible
2 1 (1.06%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Oracle
2 7 (7.45%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.38%) F5
4 5 (5.32%) Informatica
4 5 (5.32%) Teradata
5 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.26%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (3.19%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.06%) Google
7 1 (1.06%) InterSystems
7 1 (1.06%) Rally
7 1 (1.06%) Sun
7 1 (1.06%) Sybase
7 1 (1.06%) Symantec
7 1 (1.06%) VMware
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