Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 19 November 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Unix 8 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.96% 4.56% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.99% 25.00% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 15
Liverpool median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £383 £344 £220
90th Percentile £538 £508 £475
Merseyside median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

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 Liverpool with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 89 80 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 21.81% 18.22% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 68
Liverpool median daily rate £356 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.07% +25.00% +7.62%
10th Percentile £125 £163 £128
90th Percentile £530 £513 £438
Merseyside median daily rate £363 £381 £300
% change year-on-year -4.92% +27.08% +21.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 19
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.34% -1.10% +22.11%
10th Percentile £11.35 £13.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £16.30 £16.50 £18.75
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £14.34 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.34% -4.40% +11.11%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Liverpool

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Liverpool

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Liverpool over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Liverpool

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Unix.

1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) ERwin
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) ECMAScript
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) OCPJP
3 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
3 3 (37.50%) Equities
3 3 (37.50%) Mocha
3 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) React
3 3 (37.50%) SonarQube

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 1 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ERwin
1 3 (37.50%) gulp
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Mocha
1 3 (37.50%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Python Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) Jest
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
1 3 (37.50%) React
1 3 (37.50%) Redux
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Equities
1 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) Component Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) ECMAScript
3 3 (37.50%) ES6
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) OCPJP
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat