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 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
South West / Devon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 33 34
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1  
Contract jobs citing Unix 19 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.72% 1.72% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.29% 12.90% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 0
Median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
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 Devon with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 35 31 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 10.54% 13.30% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 24
Median daily rate £425 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% +44.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £188 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.36 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.59% -21.25%  
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 Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
Plymouth -3 19 £425 +6.25% 1
Unix
South West

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 Devon region with a requirement for Unix.

1 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
3 17 (68.00%) SQL
4 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (60.00%) HTML
6 14 (56.00%) JSON
6 14 (56.00%) REST
7 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (48.00%) CSS
8 11 (44.00%) Python
8 11 (44.00%) QA
8 11 (44.00%) OWASP
8 11 (44.00%) Mac OS
8 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
8 11 (44.00%) VirtualBox
8 11 (44.00%) Open Source
8 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
8 11 (44.00%) Vagrant
8 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (36.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 9 (36.00%) Front End Development
9 9 (36.00%) Docker
9 9 (36.00%) SQLAlchemy
9 9 (36.00%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (36.00%) Oracle
10 8 (32.00%) Java
10 8 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (28.00%) Pair Programming
11 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering

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 3 (12.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
4 3 (12.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
1 11 (44.00%) Jenkins
1 11 (44.00%) Vagrant
2 5 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Software Developer
3 8 (32.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Python Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior WebSphere Developer
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (8.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.00%) ETL Developer
8 1 (4.00%) IT Support
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Python Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) HTML
2 14 (56.00%) JSON
2 14 (56.00%) REST
3 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 9 (36.00%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (36.00%) SQLAlchemy
5 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (12.00%) Dropwizard
5 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (12.00%) HTML5
5 3 (12.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (12.00%) JAX-RS
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Linked Data
3 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (64.00%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) Open Source
4 11 (44.00%) OWASP
5 9 (36.00%) Front End Development
5 9 (36.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (28.00%) Pair Programming
6 7 (28.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (24.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (24.00%) Web Design
8 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) ETL
9 3 (12.00%) Content Management
9 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (44.00%) Python
4 8 (32.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) C#
5 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
2 5 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) VirtualBox
2 9 (36.00%) Docker
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Talend
3 3 (12.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) Sophos