Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 9 29
Rank change year-on-year -26 +20 -19
Contract jobs citing Unix 12 164 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.59% 27.47% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.00% 67.21% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 133 2
Belfast median daily rate £380 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +19.91% +69.82%
10th Percentile £146 £378 £310
90th Percentile £500 £479 £391
County Antrim median daily rate £380 £420 £350
% change year-on-year -9.52% +19.91% +69.82%
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 50 244 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 14.97% 40.87% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 197 13
Belfast median daily rate £384 £420 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.63% +55.56% +35.00%
10th Percentile £146 £358 £105
90th Percentile £522 £563 £348
County Antrim median daily rate £384 £420 £270
% change year-on-year -8.63% +55.56% +35.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Belfast median hourly rate £13.50 £14.89 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.32% +29.46% -34.29%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.64 £10.00
90th Percentile £22.75 £15.82 £17.90
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £14.89 £11.50
% change year-on-year -9.32% +29.46% -34.29%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Banking
3 6 (50.00%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Spring
4 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) J2EE
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Equities
6 3 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (16.67%) Zuul
7 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
7 2 (16.67%) SOLID
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

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 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) npm
1 1 (8.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) SonarQube
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Junior
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Support
5 1 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (16.67%) Akka
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) Kafka
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 2 (16.67%) Zuul
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) HTML5
4 1 (8.33%) React
4 1 (8.33%) Redux
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Equities
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Low Latency
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) SOLID
4 2 (16.67%) Statistics
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Index Arbitrage
5 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
5 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) ES6
5 1 (8.33%) Java 8
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Reuters
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) VMware