Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 14 December 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 58 58
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -33
Contract jobs citing Unix 10 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.29% 2.20% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.40% 18.55% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 5
Coventry median daily rate £431 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +8.43% +50.91%
10th Percentile £295 £288 £325
90th Percentile £517 £450 £755
West Midlands median daily rate £418 £425 £389
% change year-on-year -1.76% +9.32% +7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.41 - -

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 Coventry with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 119 124 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 15.32% 11.84% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 82 44
Coventry median daily rate £338 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +33.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £140 £213 £114
90th Percentile £588 £499 £464
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -2.67% +7.30% +7.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 26
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +5.26% -18.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.18 £9.92
90th Percentile £42.18 £17.80 £19.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.45 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.70% -10.00%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Coventry

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Coventry

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Coventry over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Coventry

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Coventry

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Unix.

1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Korn
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) COBOL
4 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (20.00%) NFS
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe
5 2 (20.00%) Sun
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Veritas
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Teradata
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (20.00%) DataPower

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) OLAP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 2 (20.00%) GoCD
1 2 (20.00%) NuGet
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Process Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) B2B
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Korn
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) COBOL
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) NFS
1 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) NetApp
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 2 (20.00%) Teradata
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Prism
3 1 (10.00%) Micro Focus
3 1 (10.00%) VMware