The table below looks at the statistics for the Unix Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unix Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unix Developer
Rank 119 107 100
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.079% 0.090% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.098% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £370 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% +10.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £413
% change year-on-year
-1.75% -13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Unix Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2391 2044 1967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.21% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1350 1144 1028
Average daily rate £383 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 180 142
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Unix Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unix Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Unix Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Unix Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Unix Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Unix Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Unix Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Unix Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 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
Shropshire -17 1 £370 +2.06%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Unix Developer
England

Unix Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Unix Developer in their job title 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 with Unix Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) BEA
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) webMethods
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Pega
4 1 (25.00%) Confluence
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) CA Gen
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Informatica
4 1 (25.00%) HACMP

Unix Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Unix Developer in their job title 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 with Unix Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) CA Gen
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) BEA
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) webMethods
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Pega
2 1 (25.00%) VMware