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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unix
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 19 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Unix 1 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 0.89% 12.37% 2.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.55% 41.38% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.82% -23.12%

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
22 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 19.64% 29.90% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 10
Median daily rate £363 £319 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -26.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 21 February 2017, 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 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (78.57%) J2EE
2 11 (78.57%) Web Services
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) DB2
3 10 (71.43%) IBM
3 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
4 9 (64.29%) Linux
5 8 (57.14%) XML
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 7 (50.00%) JSON
6 7 (50.00%) JMS
6 7 (50.00%) SOAP
6 7 (50.00%) HTML
6 7 (50.00%) MySQL
6 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (50.00%) Magento
6 7 (50.00%) hybris
7 6 (42.86%) Ant
7 6 (42.86%) Subversion
8 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
8 4 (28.57%) Document Management
8 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
8 4 (28.57%) Retail
8 4 (28.57%) JIRA
8 4 (28.57%) QA
8 4 (28.57%) Selenium

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 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) CMS
2 3 (21.43%) Drupal
2 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
2 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) DB2
2 7 (50.00%) MySQL
3 4 (28.57%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (21.43%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (42.86%) Ant
2 6 (42.86%) Subversion
3 4 (28.57%) Appium
3 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) Eclipse
4 3 (21.43%) JUnit
4 3 (21.43%) Log4j
4 3 (21.43%) Mockito
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce Architect
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Java Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Java Automation Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Java Solutions Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java E-Commerce Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Unix Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) J2EE
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 8 (57.14%) XML
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) JMS
3 7 (50.00%) JSON
3 7 (50.00%) SOAP
4 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 4 (28.57%) RESTful
4 4 (28.57%) XSLT
5 3 (21.43%) Ajax
5 3 (21.43%) EJB
5 3 (21.43%) JDBC
5 3 (21.43%) JSP
5 3 (21.43%) JSTL
5 3 (21.43%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) Servlets
5 3 (21.43%) Struts
5 3 (21.43%) XHTML
5 3 (21.43%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
2 3 (21.43%) HPUX
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Coaching
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Document Management
3 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (21.43%) Database Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 3 (21.43%) Perl
4 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Ansible
1 3 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) IBM
2 7 (50.00%) hybris
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) ATG
4 3 (21.43%) Blue Martini
4 3 (21.43%) Elastic Path
4 3 (21.43%) Interwoven