The median contractor rate for a Unix Developer was £523 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 563 577 569
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 27 60 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.063% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 23
Median daily rate £523 £399 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -24.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £347 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £553 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.43% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Unix Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Unix Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 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
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 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
London -6 21 £575 +53.33% 16
South East +22 3 £425 +18.05% 2
East of England -5 2 £515 +7.18% 1
East Midlands -10 1 £345 -18.82% 2
Unix Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 61 (100.00%) Unix
2 37 (60.66%) Linux
3 28 (45.90%) Java
3 28 (45.90%) Finance
4 25 (40.98%) Banking
4 25 (40.98%) SQL
5 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (34.43%) Shell Script
7 16 (26.23%) C++
8 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
9 12 (19.67%) Scrum
10 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
10 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
10 10 (16.39%) TeamCity
10 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
10 10 (16.39%) Python
11 9 (14.75%) Perl
11 9 (14.75%) TDD
11 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
12 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
12 8 (13.11%) C
12 8 (13.11%) Oracle
13 7 (11.48%) JUnit
13 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
13 7 (11.48%) Ab Initio
13 7 (11.48%) Hudson
14 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
14 6 (9.84%) Multithreading

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 2 (3.28%) Jetty
1 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.64%) DHCP
2 1 (1.64%) DNS
2 1 (1.64%) FTP
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.20%) DB2
3 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) KDB
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.28%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.64%) DataStage
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.39%) TeamCity
3 7 (11.48%) Hudson
3 7 (11.48%) JUnit
4 5 (8.20%) TestNG
5 4 (6.56%) Maven
6 2 (3.28%) Ant
6 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.28%) Gradle
6 2 (3.28%) Mockito
7 1 (1.64%) gulp
7 1 (1.64%) JSHint
7 1 (1.64%) Mocha
7 1 (1.64%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (45.90%) Finance
2 25 (40.98%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.20%) Retail
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) Front Office
6 1 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) XML
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
2 4 (6.56%) JSON
2 4 (6.56%) SOAP
2 4 (6.56%) Spring
2 4 (6.56%) STL
3 3 (4.92%) HTML5
3 3 (4.92%) Middleware
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Camel
4 2 (3.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (3.28%) CSS
4 2 (3.28%) Django
4 2 (3.28%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.28%) jQuery
4 2 (3.28%) Protocol Buffers
4 2 (3.28%) Regular Expression
4 2 (3.28%) REST
4 2 (3.28%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.28%) Spring Security
5 1 (1.64%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.92%) Fintech
2 3 (4.92%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.28%) Derivative
3 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.28%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.64%) Equities
4 1 (1.64%) iSeries
4 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.64%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Unix
2 37 (60.66%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Windows
4 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Solaris
6 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.64%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) Scrum
3 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
3 10 (16.39%) Test Automation
4 9 (14.75%) TDD
4 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
5 8 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.84%) DevOps
6 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
6 6 (9.84%) Microservices
6 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
6 6 (9.84%) Refactoring
7 5 (8.20%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Functional Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.20%) Regression Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.20%) Web Development
8 4 (6.56%) ETL
8 4 (6.56%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) Java
2 25 (40.98%) SQL
3 21 (34.43%) Shell Script
4 16 (26.23%) C++
5 10 (16.39%) Python
6 9 (14.75%) Perl
7 8 (13.11%) C
8 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.28%) C#
10 2 (3.28%) sed
11 1 (1.64%) COBOL
11 1 (1.64%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.64%) Groovy
11 1 (1.64%) JCL
11 1 (1.64%) Korn
11 1 (1.64%) Ruby
11 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) MiFID
2 5 (8.20%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (8.20%) EMIR
3 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Docker
2 1 (1.64%) NFS
2 1 (1.64%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Ansible
2 2 (3.28%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.64%) Control-M
3 1 (1.64%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) Ab Initio
3 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.92%) Sybase
4 2 (3.28%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.28%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.28%) Perforce
4 2 (3.28%) Reuters
4 2 (3.28%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) Axway
5 1 (1.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Netezza
5 1 (1.64%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.64%) Talend
5 1 (1.64%) Teradata
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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