The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for POSIX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited POSIX over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX)
South East / Berkshire
Rank - - 135
Contract jobs citing POSIX 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - - 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate - £388 £375
% change year-on-year - +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

POSIX is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 322 429 624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.76% 17.43% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 260 371
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +70.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

POSIX
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing POSIX as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for POSIX in Berkshire

POSIX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for POSIX in Berkshire

POSIX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for POSIX in Berkshire