Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 18 August 2019 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 84 83 57
Rank change year-on-year -1 -26 -15
Contract jobs citing Unix 30 39 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.60% 2.04% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.33% 10.57% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 41
Bristol median daily rate £500 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £324 £361 £270
90th Percentile £600 £518 £519
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £414
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.72% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £43.00
South West median hourly rate £36.98 £31.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +19.27% -21.52% +12.86%

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 Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 409 369 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 21.79% 19.33% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 207 182
Bristol median daily rate £360 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% -1.43%
10th Percentile £131 £142 £145
90th Percentile £560 £520 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -2.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 25
Bristol median hourly rate £22.34 £20.22 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% +20.72% -5.63%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.65 £12.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +124.00% +7.14% +6.06%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Bristol

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Bristol

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Bristol over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Bristol

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Unix.

1 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (43.33%) CSS
4 12 (40.00%) HTML
4 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (36.67%) Test Automation
6 10 (33.33%) Ruby
6 10 (33.33%) Python
6 10 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (30.00%) Mac OS X
7 9 (30.00%) Subversion
8 8 (26.67%) Web Development
8 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (26.67%) Scala
9 7 (23.33%) JMS
9 7 (23.33%) Java
9 7 (23.33%) Public Sector
9 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
10 6 (20.00%) SQL
10 6 (20.00%) Windows
10 6 (20.00%) Solaris
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
10 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
10 6 (20.00%) REST
10 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
11 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) Google
11 5 (16.67%) Spring

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) WildFly
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (16.67%) OpenShift
3 4 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.33%) Boomi
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (13.33%) DB2
3 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (30.00%) Subversion
3 4 (13.33%) Maven
4 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.00%) JIRA
4 3 (10.00%) JUnit
5 2 (6.67%) Checkstyle
5 2 (6.67%) Liquibase
5 2 (6.67%) Mockito
5 2 (6.67%) SonarQube
5 2 (6.67%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.33%) Ant
6 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (23.33%) Public Sector
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Electronics
4 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.67%) Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (13.33%) Digital Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Backend Developer
5 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) AWS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) CSS
2 12 (40.00%) HTML
3 7 (23.33%) JMS
4 6 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (20.00%) REST
5 5 (16.67%) HTML5
5 5 (16.67%) J2EE
5 5 (16.67%) SOAP
5 5 (16.67%) Spring
5 5 (16.67%) Web Services
5 5 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (13.33%) CSS3
6 4 (13.33%) DHTML
6 4 (13.33%) EJB
6 4 (13.33%) JSP
7 3 (10.00%) Middleware
7 3 (10.00%) WireMock
8 2 (6.67%) JAX-RS
8 2 (6.67%) Lambda Expressions
8 2 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.33%) EPoS
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (20.00%) Solaris
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) VMS
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Test Automation
2 10 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 8 (26.67%) Web Development
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (16.67%) DevOps
4 5 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 5 (16.67%) Web Design
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 3 (10.00%) Hardware Maintenance
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (10.00%) Microservices
5 3 (10.00%) Scrum
5 3 (10.00%) User Stories
6 2 (6.67%) CQRS
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (33.33%) Python
2 10 (33.33%) Ruby
3 8 (26.67%) Scala
4 7 (23.33%) Java
5 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
7 3 (10.00%) C#
8 2 (6.67%) Java 8
8 2 (6.67%) JPQL
9 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Ansible
1 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
1 5 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (16.67%) Google
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Dell