Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Unix Developer was £540 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 802 749
Rank change year-on-year +15 -53 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 62 74 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.066% 0.077% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.081% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 53 50
England median daily rate £540 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.06% +4.94% -10.00%
10th Percentile £398 £306 £303
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £513 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +20.59% +4.94% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
England median hourly rate £32.00 - £43.25
10th Percentile £23.28 - £40.28
90th Percentile £39.73 - £44.83
UK median hourly rate £32.00 - £43.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Unix Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Developer in England

Unix Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Developer in England

Unix Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Developer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix Developer in England

Unix Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Developer in England

Unix Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Developer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Unix Developer in England

Unix Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
London -16 44 £550 +18.28% 16
South East +5 10 £425 - 2
Midlands +19 4 £400 -5.88% 1
East of England -19 4 £414 -13.80%
West Midlands +24 2 £475 +28.38%
East Midlands +1 2 £345 -18.82% 1
Unix Developer
UK

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region featuring Unix Developer in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) Unix
2 43 (69.35%) Linux
3 35 (56.45%) SQL
4 27 (43.55%) Oracle
5 25 (40.32%) Java
6 24 (38.71%) Banking
7 17 (27.42%) Shell Script
8 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (24.19%) Python
9 15 (24.19%) C++
9 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
10 14 (22.58%) PL/SQL
11 13 (20.97%) Finance
11 13 (20.97%) TeamCity
12 12 (19.35%) Windows
13 11 (17.74%) Sybase
13 11 (17.74%) Investment Banking
13 11 (17.74%) Retail Banking
13 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
13 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
14 10 (16.13%) Integration Testing
14 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (16.13%) TDD
15 9 (14.52%) Scrum
15 9 (14.52%) Multithreading
15 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
16 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
17 7 (11.29%) HTML
17 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
17 7 (11.29%) Perl

Unix Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (8.06%) Apache
2 4 (6.45%) SAS
2 4 (6.45%) WildFly
3 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.61%) Confluence
4 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (1.61%) Mule
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) AMQP
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database
1 11 (17.74%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.68%) NoSQL
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (6.45%) Sybase ASE
6 4 (6.45%) Sybase IQ
7 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.84%) OLTP
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (4.84%) SQLPlus
8 2 (3.23%) Big Data
8 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.23%) KDB
8 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.61%) MySQL
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.97%) TeamCity
3 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.68%) Hudson
4 6 (9.68%) JUnit
5 5 (8.06%) JIRA
5 5 (8.06%) TestNG
6 4 (6.45%) Maven
6 4 (6.45%) Subversion
7 3 (4.84%) Gradle
7 3 (4.84%) ProC
8 2 (3.23%) AccuRev
8 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (3.23%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.61%) FishEye
9 1 (1.61%) jMock
9 1 (1.61%) Mockito
General
1 24 (38.71%) Banking
2 13 (20.97%) Finance
3 11 (17.74%) Investment Banking
3 11 (17.74%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Front Office
4 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.61%) Automotive
5 1 (1.61%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
5 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) HTML
2 6 (9.68%) Spring
2 6 (9.68%) XML
3 5 (8.06%) JSON
3 5 (8.06%) Kafka
3 5 (8.06%) STL
3 5 (8.06%) Web Services
4 4 (6.45%) HTML5
4 4 (6.45%) jQuery
4 4 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (6.45%) REST
5 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.84%) JMS
6 2 (3.23%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.23%) Django
6 2 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (3.23%) Java EE
6 2 (3.23%) SOAP
6 2 (3.23%) XSD
6 2 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.45%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.23%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.23%) Equities
2 2 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.61%) DataPower
3 1 (1.61%) Grid Computing
3 1 (1.61%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.61%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Unix
2 43 (69.35%) Linux
3 12 (19.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) HPUX
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (16.13%) Integration Testing
2 10 (16.13%) TDD
3 9 (14.52%) Multithreading
3 9 (14.52%) Scrum
4 7 (11.29%) DevOps
5 6 (9.68%) Kanban
5 6 (9.68%) SDLC
5 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Black-Box Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Functional Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Migration
6 5 (8.06%) OO
6 5 (8.06%) Regression Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) ETL
7 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) SQL
2 25 (40.32%) Java
3 17 (27.42%) Shell Script
4 15 (24.19%) C++
4 15 (24.19%) Python
5 14 (22.58%) PL/SQL
6 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 7 (11.29%) Perl
7 5 (8.06%) C
8 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.84%) Groovy
9 3 (4.84%) Scala
10 2 (3.23%) XPath
11 1 (1.61%) Korn
11 1 (1.61%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) MiFID
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.61%) Control-M
2 1 (1.61%) Grafana
2 1 (1.61%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.61%) Kibana
2 1 (1.61%) logstash
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) Sybase
3 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.61%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.61%) Cognos
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Microgen
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) Murex
4 1 (1.61%) Netezza
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.61%) Splunk
4 1 (1.61%) Teradata
4 1 (1.61%) WSO2