Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 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
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 58 41
Rank change year-on-year -59 -17 -18
Contract jobs citing Unix 38 81 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.48% 3.76% 4.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.92% 18.84% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 51 103
Leeds median daily rate £365 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.10% -1.18% +21.43%
10th Percentile £219 £313 £290
90th Percentile £491 £488 £663
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -8.24% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 -
% change year-on-year +10.92% - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 480 430 659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.73% 19.94% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 275 461
Leeds median daily rate £413 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% +26.92%
10th Percentile £200 £308 £288
90th Percentile £550 £538 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £420 £413
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.82% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 13 20
Leeds median hourly rate £13.50 £14.20 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.93% +23.48% -14.81%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.80 £8.58
90th Percentile £34.68 £24.50 £17.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £11.63
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -19.83%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Unix.

1 22 (57.89%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) Oracle
3 14 (36.84%) Shell Script
3 14 (36.84%) Java
3 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
5 11 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (28.95%) Finance
6 9 (23.68%) JSON
6 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
6 9 (23.68%) MySQL
6 9 (23.68%) Web Services
6 9 (23.68%) ETL
6 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
7 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 8 (21.05%) REST
7 8 (21.05%) Banking
8 7 (18.42%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (18.42%) SAS
8 7 (18.42%) XML
8 7 (18.42%) SOAP
8 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
8 7 (18.42%) High Availability
9 6 (15.79%) Puppet
9 6 (15.79%) Force.com
9 6 (15.79%) Visualforce
9 6 (15.79%) Apex Code

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 7 (18.42%) SAS
2 4 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.89%) Apache Spark
3 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (15.79%) Force.com
1 6 (15.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) NAS
1 2 (5.26%) SAN
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
2 9 (23.68%) MySQL
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.16%) Hadoop
5 4 (10.53%) DataStage
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (5.26%) Apache Hive
7 2 (5.26%) GIS
7 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (15.79%) Subversion
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) ProC
6 1 (2.63%) Sinon.JS
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 6 (15.79%) Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) ETL Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Salesforce Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) DBA
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.26%) Data Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Data Quality Manager
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Hadoop Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) IT Support
6 2 (5.26%) Quality Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) JSON
1 9 (23.68%) Web Services
2 8 (21.05%) REST
3 7 (18.42%) SOAP
3 7 (18.42%) XML
4 6 (15.79%) CSS
4 6 (15.79%) HTML
4 6 (15.79%) Visualforce
5 3 (7.89%) ODBC
5 3 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (7.89%) RESTful
6 2 (5.26%) J2EE
6 2 (5.26%) Kafka
7 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.63%) Chai
7 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (2.63%) JDBC
7 1 (2.63%) Jest
7 1 (2.63%) JiBX
7 1 (2.63%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.26%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.53%) Windows
4 3 (7.89%) AIX
4 3 (7.89%) HPUX
4 3 (7.89%) Solaris
5 2 (5.26%) Debian
6 1 (2.63%) CentOS
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (23.68%) ETL
4 8 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (18.42%) High Availability
6 6 (15.79%) API Development
6 6 (15.79%) API Integration
6 6 (15.79%) CRM
6 6 (15.79%) Decision-Making
6 6 (15.79%) DevOps
6 6 (15.79%) Email Marketing
6 6 (15.79%) OO
6 6 (15.79%) OOP
6 6 (15.79%) Open Source
6 6 (15.79%) Web Development
7 5 (13.16%) Migration
8 4 (10.53%) Data Integration
8 4 (10.53%) Data Mapping
8 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) Java
1 14 (36.84%) Shell Script
2 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.79%) Apex Code
3 6 (15.79%) SOQL
4 5 (13.16%) COBOL
4 5 (13.16%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) Python
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
6 3 (7.89%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) Groovy
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) ES6
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) Scala
8 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) HDFS
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Puppet
2 3 (7.89%) Ansible
2 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (5.26%) Cobbler
3 2 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.63%) collectd
4 1 (2.63%) Control-M
4 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Grafana
4 1 (2.63%) Graphite
4 1 (2.63%) Kibana
4 1 (2.63%) logstash
4 1 (2.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (47.37%) Oracle
2 6 (15.79%) IBM
2 6 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (13.16%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.89%) Hortonworks
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) NetApp
5 2 (5.26%) Google
5 2 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Axway
6 1 (2.63%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.63%) HP
6 1 (2.63%) IBM Sterling
6 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.63%) Sun
6 1 (2.63%) VMware