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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portable Operating System Interface for UNIX (POSIX)
Rank 142 - 106
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing POSIX 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.069% - 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% - 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£414 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00
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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
849 773 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.15% 30.17% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 524 325
Average daily rate £350 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 April 2015, 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%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service 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%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
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%) hybris
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Redis
1 2 (100.00%) Route 53
1 2 (100.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) HAProxy

POSIX
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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
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
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
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
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Network Design
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
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
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) hybris