The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 99 95 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing POSIX 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.057% 0.064% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
POSIX
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
458 431 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.05% 27.45% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 251 224
Average daily rate £330 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £33.00 £21.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.48% +26.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing POSIX across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

POSIX
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

POSIX Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing POSIX 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 POSIX.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) SimpleDB
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing POSIX 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 POSIX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) SimpleDB
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Redis
1 2 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (100.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle