The table below looks at the statistics for POSIX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 123 119 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing POSIX 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.079% 0.045% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -20.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
661 677 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.24% 30.55% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 428 382
Average daily rate £320 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 9
Average hourly rate £37.25 £45.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.22% +164.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

POSIX
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

POSIX Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

POSIX
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

POSIX Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

POSIX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
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%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
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%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
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