Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 25 April 2018 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -30 +4 +12
Contract jobs citing Unix 78 124 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.51% 11.46% 10.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.32% 41.61% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 62
Glasgow median daily rate £424 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.94% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £282
90th Percentile £575 £458 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £16.68 - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 308 298 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 21.75% 27.54% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 151 176
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £368 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.90% +7.45% +3.79%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £121
90th Percentile £488 £425 £444
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £356
% change year-on-year +3.45% +1.75% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £32.50 £11.00 £101.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +195.45% -89.19% +494.68%
10th Percentile £13.60 £10.50 £32.13
90th Percentile £51.50 £37.90 £171.58
Scotland median hourly rate £16.81 £17.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.12% -54.67% +33.45%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Glasgow

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Glasgow

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Glasgow over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Glasgow

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Unix.

1 63 (80.77%) Linux
2 41 (52.56%) Java
3 35 (44.87%) Python
4 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (39.74%) SQL
6 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
7 24 (30.77%) OO
8 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
9 22 (28.21%) Finance
10 20 (25.64%) Shell Script
11 19 (24.36%) SOAP
11 19 (24.36%) Spring
11 19 (24.36%) AngularJS
11 19 (24.36%) Jenkins
12 17 (21.79%) SDLC
12 17 (21.79%) Configuration Management
13 16 (20.51%) Scrum
13 16 (20.51%) Relational Database
13 16 (20.51%) Analytics
14 15 (19.23%) Splunk
14 15 (19.23%) DevOps
14 15 (19.23%) JIRA
14 15 (19.23%) Oracle
15 14 (17.95%) Ansible
15 14 (17.95%) REST
16 13 (16.67%) RDBMS
17 12 (15.38%) Scala
18 11 (14.10%) HTML
18 11 (14.10%) Perl
18 11 (14.10%) CSS

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 7 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.85%) CloudStack
3 3 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.56%) Apache
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.28%) Confluence
5 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) HTTP
2 3 (3.85%) SAN
3 2 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) Relational Database
2 13 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 10 (12.82%) Big Data
4 8 (10.26%) DB2
4 8 (10.26%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (5.13%) Neo4j
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (5.13%) OrientDB
7 3 (3.85%) Apache Zeppelin
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.56%) KDB
8 2 (2.56%) PowerCenter
8 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.28%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 25 (32.05%) Git (software)
2 19 (24.36%) Jenkins
3 15 (19.23%) JIRA
4 8 (10.26%) Maven
5 3 (3.85%) Gradle
6 2 (2.56%) JUnit
7 1 (1.28%) Ant
7 1 (1.28%) Hudson
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Front Office
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 48 (61.54%) Developer
2 24 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.26%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (8.97%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.97%) Scala Developer
5 5 (6.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.13%) Data Analytics Specialist
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Core Java Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Designer
7 3 (3.85%) Endur Developer
7 3 (3.85%) OpenLink Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
7 3 (3.85%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (2.56%) Angular Developer
8 2 (2.56%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (2.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) AngularJS
1 19 (24.36%) SOAP
1 19 (24.36%) Spring
2 14 (17.95%) REST
3 11 (14.10%) CSS
3 11 (14.10%) HTML
4 9 (11.54%) JSON
4 9 (11.54%) Kafka
4 9 (11.54%) Web Services
5 8 (10.26%) Akka
5 8 (10.26%) Play Framework
6 7 (8.97%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (8.97%) HTML5
7 6 (7.69%) RESTful
8 5 (6.41%) Angular 2
8 5 (6.41%) Middleware
8 5 (6.41%) Node.js
8 5 (6.41%) React
8 5 (6.41%) XML
9 4 (5.13%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.41%) Equities
4 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.28%) Clustering
7 1 (1.28%) CMDB
7 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.28%) Derivative
7 1 (1.28%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 63 (80.77%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.28%) AIX
3 1 (1.28%) HPUX
3 1 (1.28%) Solaris
3 1 (1.28%) SUSE
3 1 (1.28%) Windows
3 1 (1.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) OO
3 17 (21.79%) Configuration Management
3 17 (21.79%) SDLC
4 16 (20.51%) Analytics
4 16 (20.51%) Scrum
5 15 (19.23%) DevOps
6 10 (12.82%) OOD
7 9 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (11.54%) OOP
8 8 (10.26%) Data Analytics
9 7 (8.97%) Asset Management
9 7 (8.97%) Low Latency
9 7 (8.97%) Multithreading
9 7 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.97%) SIEM
10 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.69%) Data Engineering
10 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (52.56%) Java
2 35 (44.87%) Python
3 31 (39.74%) SQL
4 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
5 20 (25.64%) Shell Script
6 12 (15.38%) Scala
7 11 (14.10%) Perl
8 6 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.69%) Ruby
9 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL
10 3 (3.85%) VBA
11 1 (1.28%) Java 8
11 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) ISEB
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) vSphere
1 3 (3.85%) Xen
1 3 (3.85%) XenServer
2 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) Ansible
2 6 (7.69%) Puppet
3 5 (6.41%) Cobbler
3 5 (6.41%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (6.41%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.85%) Kibana
5 1 (1.28%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) Oracle
1 15 (19.23%) Splunk
2 4 (5.13%) Sybase
3 3 (3.85%) EnterpriseDB
3 3 (3.85%) Informatica
3 3 (3.85%) OpenLink
3 3 (3.85%) Perforce
4 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.28%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.28%) Brocade
5 1 (1.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Kofax
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.28%) New Relic
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
5 1 (1.28%) Twitter