The median contractor rate for a Unix Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 161 200
Rank change year-on-year -4 +39  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% 0.12% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.12% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £625 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £585 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3113 3230 5440
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.40% 95.93% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8563 9429 14836
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 121 327
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £14.70 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.25 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Unix Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Unix Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Developer in the City of London

Unix Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Unix Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Developer in the City of London

Unix Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Developer in the City of London

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Unix Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Unix Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MiFID
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming

Unix Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (50.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) MiFID
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