Period
to 24 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 24 July 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 > Devon
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 36 41
Rank change year-on-year -17 +5 +6
Contract jobs citing Unix 10 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.56% 3.09% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.41% 17.86% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 21
Devon median daily rate £448 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £398 £371 £338
90th Percentile £488 £435 £538
South West median daily rate £485 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +14.12% - +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
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 Devon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 135 84 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 21.03% 17.28% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 37 59
Devon median daily rate £428 £375 £447
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.00% -16.11% +49.00%
10th Percentile £192 £156 £255
90th Percentile £586 £538 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.31% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 6
Devon median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.92% -26.76% +1.43%
10th Percentile £16.20 £10.08 £10.63
90th Percentile £145.88 £103.00 £35.00
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £17.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year +135.96% +1.71% +3.12%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Devon

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Devon

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Devon

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Devon region over the 6 months to 24 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Plymouth -4 5 £415 +10.67%
Exeter -9 5 £475 +9.20%
Unix
South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Devon region with a requirement for Unix.

1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) Confluence
2 4 (40.00%) Mockito
2 4 (40.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) CQRS
2 4 (40.00%) JAX-RS
2 4 (40.00%) JPQL
2 4 (40.00%) Vagrant
2 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (40.00%) Microservices
2 4 (40.00%) WildFly
2 4 (40.00%) Liquibase
2 4 (40.00%) SonarQube
2 4 (40.00%) Lambda Expressions
2 4 (40.00%) WireMock
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (40.00%) Java 8
2 4 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) Drools
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (40.00%) RESTful
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (40.00%) Java

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 5 (50.00%) Confluence
2 4 (40.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Checkstyle
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Liquibase
2 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 4 (40.00%) Mockito
2 4 (40.00%) SonarQube
2 4 (40.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) AWS Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Drools
1 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (40.00%) Java EE
1 4 (40.00%) JAX-RS
1 4 (40.00%) JMS
1 4 (40.00%) Lambda Expressions
1 4 (40.00%) REST
1 4 (40.00%) RESTful
1 4 (40.00%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
1 4 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 4 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (40.00%) VMS
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) CQRS
2 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 4 (40.00%) Microservices
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) Java 8
1 4 (40.00%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP