The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 22 June 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 14 7
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs citing Unix 108 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 33.03% 4.65% 18.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 61.71% 26.67% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 2 11
Median daily rate £416 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.77% +0.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £390 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +42.34% -27.45%  

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 County Antrim with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 175 15 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 53.52% 17.44% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 6 18
Median daily rate £413 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £100 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £355 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.78 £13.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -25.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in County Antrim

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in County Antrim over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in County Antrim

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in County Antrim

Unix
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +6 108 £416 +18.77%
Unix
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Unix.

1 119 (72.56%) Linux
2 107 (65.24%) Finance
3 79 (48.17%) Banking
4 76 (46.34%) Java
5 60 (36.59%) SQL
5 60 (36.59%) Front Office
6 56 (34.15%) Low Latency
7 48 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
8 47 (28.66%) FIX Protocol
9 42 (25.61%) OO
10 40 (24.39%) Market Making
11 39 (23.78%) Multithreading
11 39 (23.78%) Equities
11 39 (23.78%) C++
12 38 (23.17%) Relational Database
13 37 (22.56%) OOP
13 37 (22.56%) OOA/OOD
14 32 (19.51%) Perl
15 28 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (14.02%) KDB
17 21 (12.80%) Mentoring
17 21 (12.80%) Virtual Team
17 21 (12.80%) Degree
18 20 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
19 18 (10.98%) Oracle
20 17 (10.37%) JavaScript
20 17 (10.37%) Node.js
21 16 (9.76%) Electronic Trading
21 16 (9.76%) TeamCity
21 16 (9.76%) Artifactory

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (1.22%) Apache Solr
1 2 (1.22%) Confluence
1 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.61%) Jetty
2 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) FIX Connectivity
2 4 (2.44%) LDAP
2 4 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (23.17%) Relational Database
2 23 (14.02%) KDB
3 16 (9.76%) Kdb+
4 14 (8.54%) RDBMS
5 12 (7.32%) MongoDB
5 12 (7.32%) NoSQL
6 10 (6.10%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.66%) Big Data
7 6 (3.66%) DB2
8 2 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.22%) Endeca
8 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.22%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.61%) IDOL
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (9.76%) Artifactory
1 16 (9.76%) Jenkins
1 16 (9.76%) Sonatype Nexus
1 16 (9.76%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.22%) Ant
2 2 (1.22%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (1.22%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.22%) JIRA
2 2 (1.22%) JUnit
2 2 (1.22%) Maven
2 2 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 107 (65.24%) Finance
2 79 (48.17%) Banking
3 60 (36.59%) Front Office
4 16 (9.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (76.83%) Developer
2 50 (30.49%) Senior Developer
3 40 (24.39%) Java Developer
4 36 (21.95%) C++ Developer
5 30 (18.29%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (11.59%) KDB Developer
7 15 (9.15%) Sybase Developer
8 14 (8.54%) Senior C++ Developer
9 13 (7.93%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 12 (7.32%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
10 12 (7.32%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 10 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (6.10%) Front Office C++ Developer
11 10 (6.10%) Front Office Developer
11 10 (6.10%) Murex Developer
12 7 (4.27%) Senior SQL Developer
12 7 (4.27%) SQL Developer
13 6 (3.66%) Database Developer
13 6 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
14 5 (3.05%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.66%) FIX Protocol
2 17 (10.37%) Node.js
3 9 (5.49%) FpML
3 9 (5.49%) Murex MxML
3 9 (5.49%) Spring
4 8 (4.88%) Struts
5 7 (4.27%) J2EE
6 6 (3.66%) Apache Flex
6 6 (3.66%) WPF
7 3 (1.83%) JSON
7 3 (1.83%) Middleware
8 2 (1.22%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (1.22%) RESTful
8 2 (1.22%) STL
8 2 (1.22%) Web Services
8 2 (1.22%) XML
9 1 (0.61%) Java EE
9 1 (0.61%) JDBC
9 1 (0.61%) Kafka
9 1 (0.61%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 48 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (23.78%) Equities
3 21 (12.80%) Virtual Team
4 11 (6.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (6.10%) Derivative
6 9 (5.49%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.49%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (3.66%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.44%) iPad
8 4 (2.44%) N-Tier
8 4 (2.44%) Social Network
9 3 (1.83%) Replication
10 2 (1.22%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 119 (72.56%) Linux
2 16 (9.76%) Solaris
3 11 (6.71%) Windows
4 4 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.44%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (34.15%) Low Latency
2 42 (25.61%) OO
3 40 (24.39%) Market Making
4 39 (23.78%) Multithreading
5 37 (22.56%) OOA/OOD
5 37 (22.56%) OOP
6 28 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (12.80%) Mentoring
8 20 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (9.76%) Electronic Trading
9 16 (9.76%) Integration Testing
10 15 (9.15%) DevOps
11 14 (8.54%) Analytics
11 14 (8.54%) Information Security
11 14 (8.54%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (6.71%) SDLC
13 10 (6.10%) TDD
13 10 (6.10%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.10%) Workflow
13 10 (6.10%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (46.34%) Java
2 60 (36.59%) SQL
3 39 (23.78%) C++
4 32 (19.51%) Perl
5 17 (10.37%) JavaScript
6 14 (8.54%) C#
7 5 (3.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.44%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.22%) Python
9 2 (1.22%) Ruby
10 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (12.80%) Degree
2 10 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) Docker
2 4 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) HDFS
3 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.61%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 18 (10.98%) Oracle
2 15 (9.15%) Sybase
3 11 (6.71%) Bloomberg
4 10 (6.10%) Murex
5 7 (4.27%) Fidessa
6 6 (3.66%) Reuters
7 5 (3.05%) Ab Initio
7 5 (3.05%) HP
7 5 (3.05%) NYFIX
8 2 (1.22%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.61%) SAP
9 1 (0.61%) Sun
9 1 (0.61%) VMware