The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 3 months to 30 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.

Unix
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 8 26
Rank change year-on-year -27 +18  
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 71 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.31% 18.21% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 50.00% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 54 8
Median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £325 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.15 £35.00
% change year-on-year +34.57% -31.00%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 66 142 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 19.02% 36.41% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 93 27
Median daily rate £400 £325 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +17.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £19.00 £17.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Unix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Cardiff

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Cardiff

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Unix.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) HTTP
2 13 (86.67%) Configuration Management
2 13 (86.67%) Hibernate
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Mac OS X
2 13 (86.67%) MongoDB
2 13 (86.67%) REST
2 13 (86.67%) Neo4j
2 13 (86.67%) JAX-RS
2 13 (86.67%) Dropwizard
2 13 (86.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 12 (80.00%) Microservices
3 12 (80.00%) Spring Boot
3 12 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (80.00%) Kafka
3 12 (80.00%) RESTful
3 12 (80.00%) JSON
3 12 (80.00%) Scrum
3 12 (80.00%) Web Design
4 11 (73.33%) Spring
4 11 (73.33%) iXBRL
5 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (66.67%) Go
5 10 (66.67%) Cucumber
6 7 (46.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) BPSS Clearance

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) MongoDB
1 13 (86.67%) Neo4j
2 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
1 13 (86.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Operator
2 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Dropwizard
1 13 (86.67%) Hibernate
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) JAX-RS
1 13 (86.67%) REST
2 12 (80.00%) JSON
2 12 (80.00%) Kafka
2 12 (80.00%) RESTful
2 12 (80.00%) Spring Boot
3 11 (73.33%) iXBRL
3 11 (73.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (86.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Configuration Management
1 13 (86.67%) Continuous Deployment
2 12 (80.00%) Microservices
2 12 (80.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (80.00%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) Web Design
3 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Go
3 2 (13.33%) JCL
3 2 (13.33%) Korn
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Micro Focus
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) BT
2 1 (6.67%) Xerox
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