The table below looks at the statistics for Unix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix
Rank 18 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Unix 12 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 6.67% 11.35% 7.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 26.23% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.81% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +19.04%
Unix
Hertfordshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 61 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 24.44% 43.26% 32.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 16
Median daily rate £260 £425 £186
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% +128.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £123 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

Unix
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Unix Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Unix
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Unix Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Unix
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Unix Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

Unix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Watford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) DB2
2 14 (66.67%) Linux
3 13 (61.90%) Magento
3 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
4 12 (57.14%) Subversion
4 12 (57.14%) Java
4 12 (57.14%) IBM
5 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
6 10 (47.62%) PHP
6 10 (47.62%) hybris
7 8 (38.10%) HTML
7 8 (38.10%) Oracle
7 8 (38.10%) Ant
7 8 (38.10%) AIX
8 7 (33.33%) MySQL
8 7 (33.33%) XML
8 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 7 (33.33%) Python
8 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (33.33%) Puppet
8 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (33.33%) Ruby
8 7 (33.33%) Drupal
8 7 (33.33%) Firewall
8 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (33.33%) Ansible
8 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
8 7 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements

Unix
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 7 (33.33%) Drupal
1 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) DNS
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) DB2
2 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 7 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (14.29%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.76%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
2 12 (57.14%) Subversion
3 8 (38.10%) Ant
4 6 (28.57%) Selenium
4 6 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 5 (23.81%) Appium
6 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 3 (14.29%) JIRA
6 3 (14.29%) PHPUnit
7 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
8 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
8 1 (4.76%) JUnit
8 1 (4.76%) Log4j
8 1 (4.76%) Mockito
8 1 (4.76%) Protractor
8 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Unix Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Automation Tester
3 6 (28.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 6 (28.57%) Selenium Tester
3 6 (28.57%) Tester
4 3 (14.29%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Production Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (23.81%) J2EE
4 4 (19.05%) RESTful
5 3 (14.29%) Behat
5 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 3 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (4.76%) Ajax
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) EJB
6 1 (4.76%) Flash
6 1 (4.76%) HTML5
6 1 (4.76%) JMS
6 1 (4.76%) JSON
6 1 (4.76%) JSTL
6 1 (4.76%) Node.js
6 1 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) XHTML
6 1 (4.76%) XSD
6 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) AIX
3 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 2 (9.52%) HPUX
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 7 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 7 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Coaching
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) Document Management
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
4 3 (14.29%) System Testing
4 3 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) PHP
4 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) Python
4 7 (33.33%) Ruby
5 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Ansible
1 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) IBM
2 10 (47.62%) hybris
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
6 2 (9.52%) Avaya
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) ATG
7 1 (4.76%) Blue Martini
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) Elastic Path
7 1 (4.76%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) Hitachi
7 1 (4.76%) Interwoven
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Sybase
7 1 (4.76%) Symantec