Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 46 22
Rank change year-on-year -22 -24 +28
Contract jobs citing Unix 72 132 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.31% 4.37% 6.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.78% 19.27% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 96 151
Leeds median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £210
90th Percentile £600 £570 £488
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -1.18% +17.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Leeds median hourly rate - - £28.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 - £40.00

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 Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 429 685 658
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 19.75% 22.67% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 482 411
Leeds median daily rate £420 £401 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +23.23% +1.56%
10th Percentile £308 £281 £203
90th Percentile £538 £570 £450
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £401 £325
% change year-on-year +4.87% +23.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 35
Leeds median hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.08% -11.11% -8.47%
10th Percentile £10.50 £8.67 £8.66
90th Percentile £22.50 £16.94 £31.40
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year +4.17% -20.66% +26.04%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Leeds

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Leeds

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Leeds over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Leeds

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Unix.

1 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (55.56%) Java
3 38 (52.78%) Python
4 37 (51.39%) HTML
5 34 (47.22%) Linux
6 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 29 (40.28%) Test Automation
8 27 (37.50%) PHP
9 24 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 20 (27.78%) Jenkins
10 20 (27.78%) Finance
11 19 (26.39%) Mac OS X
12 18 (25.00%) XML
13 16 (22.22%) Windows
13 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (22.22%) Cucumber
13 16 (22.22%) Hudson
13 16 (22.22%) WebDriver
13 16 (22.22%) Selenium
14 15 (20.83%) Test Scripting
14 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (20.83%) Configuration Management
14 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (19.44%) Ruby
16 13 (18.06%) BDD
16 13 (18.06%) Relational Database
16 13 (18.06%) Marketing
16 13 (18.06%) SDLC
17 12 (16.67%) DevOps
17 12 (16.67%) WAN

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (4.17%) Apache
1 3 (4.17%) CloudStack
1 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
1 3 (4.17%) SAS
1 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.78%) Confluence
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.39%) nginx
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) HipChat
1 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) WAN
2 11 (15.28%) 3G
2 11 (15.28%) GPRS
2 11 (15.28%) GSM
2 11 (15.28%) LAN
2 11 (15.28%) LTE
2 11 (15.28%) SGSN
2 11 (15.28%) Wireless
3 8 (11.11%) HTTP
4 3 (4.17%) SSH
5 2 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (1.39%) DNS
6 1 (1.39%) Firewall
6 1 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.17%) MariaDB
4 3 (4.17%) Riak
5 2 (2.78%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.78%) Big Data
5 2 (2.78%) HBase
5 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.39%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.39%) DB2
6 1 (1.39%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 20 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 16 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 16 (22.22%) Hudson
2 16 (22.22%) Selenium
2 16 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 10 (13.89%) Git (software)
4 8 (11.11%) Subversion
5 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.78%) JIRA
5 2 (2.78%) Maven
6 1 (1.39%) ERwin
6 1 (1.39%) JUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 13 (18.06%) Marketing
3 11 (15.28%) Electronics
3 11 (15.28%) Manufacturing
3 11 (15.28%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Tester
2 16 (22.22%) Developer
3 14 (19.44%) Automation Tester
4 11 (15.28%) 3rd Line Support
4 11 (15.28%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 11 (15.28%) Technical Support
5 8 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 8 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (9.72%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Administrator
8 3 (4.17%) Agile Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Hadoop Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Java Automation Tester
8 3 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (51.39%) HTML
2 18 (25.00%) XML
3 10 (13.89%) CSS
4 5 (6.94%) RESTful
4 5 (6.94%) Spring
5 3 (4.17%) J2EE
5 3 (4.17%) Web Services
6 2 (2.78%) Apache Axis
6 2 (2.78%) Java EE
6 2 (2.78%) JSP
6 2 (2.78%) SOAP
6 2 (2.78%) WSDL
6 2 (2.78%) XHTML
7 1 (1.39%) CSS3
7 1 (1.39%) Django
7 1 (1.39%) HTML5
7 1 (1.39%) iBATIS
7 1 (1.39%) jQuery
7 1 (1.39%) Sass
7 1 (1.39%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.78%) Over-the-Top Content
4 1 (1.39%) DataPower
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.22%) Linux
2 19 (26.39%) Mac OS X
3 16 (22.22%) Windows
4 11 (15.28%) Android
4 11 (15.28%) Apple iOS
4 11 (15.28%) Windows Phone
5 6 (8.33%) Solaris
6 5 (6.94%) AIX
7 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.39%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.28%) Test Automation
3 15 (20.83%) Configuration Management
3 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 13 (18.06%) BDD
4 13 (18.06%) SDLC
5 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (16.67%) DevOps
6 11 (15.28%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (15.28%) Programme Management
6 11 (15.28%) Scrum
7 10 (13.89%) Visualisation
8 9 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (12.50%) Web Development
9 8 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (11.11%) High Availability
9 8 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (55.56%) Java
2 38 (52.78%) Python
3 30 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 27 (37.50%) PHP
5 24 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 14 (19.44%) Ruby
7 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
7 11 (15.28%) VB
8 9 (12.50%) SQL
9 8 (11.11%) Scala
9 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.56%) C
11 2 (2.78%) Progress 4GL
12 1 (1.39%) Groovy
12 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.39%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) Degree
1 1 (1.39%) SAS Certification
1 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.39%) IFRS
3 1 (1.39%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Docker
1 3 (4.17%) vSphere
1 3 (4.17%) Xen
1 3 (4.17%) XenServer
2 1 (1.39%) RACF
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) AirWatch
2 7 (9.72%) Puppet
3 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (4.17%) Cobbler
4 3 (4.17%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.17%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (15.28%) MobileIron
1 11 (15.28%) SAP
2 6 (8.33%) IBM
3 5 (6.94%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) Cisco
4 4 (5.56%) HP
4 4 (5.56%) Sun
5 3 (4.17%) Citrix
5 3 (4.17%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.17%) NetApp
5 3 (4.17%) Symantec
5 3 (4.17%) VMware
6 2 (2.78%) Informatica
6 2 (2.78%) Progress
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.39%) Adobe
7 1 (1.39%) CA
7 1 (1.39%) hybris
7 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds