Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unix
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 7 20
Rank change year-on-year -19 +13 -11
Contract jobs citing Unix 27 164 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.22% 30.60% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.30% 63.57% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 140 3
Belfast median daily rate £430 £420 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +19.83% +40.20%
10th Percentile £181 £388 £310
90th Percentile £487 £574 £391
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £420 £351
% change year-on-year +2.38% +19.83% +40.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 67 258 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 17.91% 48.13% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 220 18
Belfast median daily rate £380 £420 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.44% +34.40% +42.05%
10th Percentile £238 £350 £103
90th Percentile £525 £563 £446
County Antrim median daily rate £380 £420 £325
% change year-on-year -9.44% +29.23% +47.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Belfast median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -12.73% -8.33%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.60 £13.15
90th Percentile £13.75 £14.40 £14.35
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +12.50% -12.73% +10.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Belfast

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Belfast

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Belfast over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Belfast

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Unix.

1 25 (92.59%) Finance
2 22 (81.48%) Banking
3 21 (77.78%) SQL
4 18 (66.67%) Java
5 14 (51.85%) Linux
6 9 (33.33%) Equities
6 9 (33.33%) Oracle
6 9 (33.33%) Low Latency
7 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
7 8 (29.63%) J2EE
8 7 (25.93%) IBM
8 7 (25.93%) Front Office
8 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
8 7 (25.93%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (18.52%) JSP
10 5 (18.52%) Servlets
10 5 (18.52%) MQSeries
10 5 (18.52%) Spring
10 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
10 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
10 5 (18.52%) jQuery
10 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.81%) SDLC
11 4 (14.81%) TDD
11 4 (14.81%) Solaris
12 3 (11.11%) JUnit
12 3 (11.11%) Windows

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 5 (18.52%) MQSeries
1 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
1 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) npm
1 1 (3.70%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DHCP
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) SonarQube
2 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 25 (92.59%) Finance
2 22 (81.48%) Banking
3 7 (25.93%) Front Office
4 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
1 18 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Senior Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Applications Support
4 5 (18.52%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior
5 3 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Junior Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Unix Support
6 2 (7.41%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) J2EE
2 5 (18.52%) jQuery
2 5 (18.52%) JSP
2 5 (18.52%) Servlets
2 5 (18.52%) Spring
3 2 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (7.41%) Akka
3 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.41%) Kafka
3 2 (7.41%) Spring Boot
3 2 (7.41%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (7.41%) Zuul
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) React
4 1 (3.70%) Redux
4 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Equities
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (7.41%) Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Solaris
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
2 7 (25.93%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.81%) SDLC
4 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) OO
5 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 3 (11.11%) Statistics
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.41%) MVC
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) SOLID
6 2 (7.41%) Straight-Through Processing
6 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Collateral Management
7 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) ES6
4 1 (3.70%) Java 8
4 1 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) Bloomberg
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Reuters
4 2 (7.41%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.70%) Netezza
5 1 (3.70%) Sun