The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 27 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 10 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14  
Contract jobs citing Unix 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 5.94% 6.74% 0.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.27% 21.43% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £475 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
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 £28.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +41.07% -28.20%  

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 Guildford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 22 28 37
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 21.78% 31.46% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 20
Median daily rate £275 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 4
Median hourly rate £13.25 £23.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.39% +46.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £23.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £43.50 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Guildford

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) Middleware
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Apache
2 9 (81.82%) JSON
2 9 (81.82%) Hadoop
2 9 (81.82%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (81.82%) REST
2 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
3 8 (72.73%) System Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
3 8 (72.73%) J2EE
4 7 (63.64%) BDD
4 7 (63.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (63.64%) Big Data
4 7 (63.64%) Kafka
4 7 (63.64%) Apache Spark
4 7 (63.64%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (54.55%) Spring Boot
6 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) UML
7 1 (9.09%) Hibernate

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 9 (81.82%) Apache
2 7 (63.64%) Apache Spark
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Hadoop
2 7 (63.64%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) DataStage
3 1 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) QualityStage
3 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Middleware
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 9 (81.82%) JSON
2 9 (81.82%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (81.82%) REST
3 8 (72.73%) J2EE
4 7 (63.64%) Kafka
5 6 (54.55%) Spring Boot
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
6 1 (9.09%) Drools
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) J2SE
6 1 (9.09%) JDBC
6 1 (9.09%) JMS
6 1 (9.09%) JSF
6 1 (9.09%) JSP
6 1 (9.09%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) TDD
3 8 (72.73%) System Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
4 7 (63.64%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) UML
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) IBM