The median contractor rate for a Unix Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 385 385
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 22 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 19
Median daily rate £575 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.33% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £315 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Unix Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Unix Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Unix Developer in London

Unix Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Developer in London

Unix Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Developer in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix Developer in London

Unix Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Developer in London

Unix Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canary Wharf - 3 £750 -
City of London -3 1 £625 +13.63% 4
Bromley - 1 £520 -
Unix Developer
England

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Unix Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Unix Developer in the job title.

1 51 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (56.86%) Linux
3 25 (49.02%) Java
4 24 (47.06%) Banking
5 22 (43.14%) Finance
6 20 (39.22%) SQL
7 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 16 (31.37%) C++
10 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
11 11 (21.57%) TeamCity
11 11 (21.57%) Scrum
12 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
13 9 (17.65%) Perl
13 9 (17.65%) TDD
13 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
14 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
14 8 (15.69%) C
15 7 (13.73%) JUnit
15 7 (13.73%) Python
15 7 (13.73%) Ab Initio
15 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
15 7 (13.73%) Investment Banking
15 7 (13.73%) Hudson
15 7 (13.73%) Ansible
16 6 (11.76%) Docker
16 6 (11.76%) DevOps
16 6 (11.76%) Retail
16 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS

Unix Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (3.92%) Jetty
1 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) DB2
1 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) KDB
4 1 (1.96%) DataStage
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.57%) TeamCity
3 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
4 7 (13.73%) Hudson
4 7 (13.73%) JUnit
5 5 (9.80%) TestNG
6 4 (7.84%) Maven
7 2 (3.92%) Ant
7 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.92%) Gradle
7 2 (3.92%) Mockito
8 1 (1.96%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (1.96%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (47.06%) Banking
2 22 (43.14%) Finance
3 7 (13.73%) Investment Banking
4 6 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (3.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
6 1 (1.96%) Front Office
6 1 (1.96%) Games
6 1 (1.96%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) XML
2 4 (7.84%) JSON
2 4 (7.84%) SOAP
2 4 (7.84%) Spring
2 4 (7.84%) STL
3 2 (3.92%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (3.92%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (3.92%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (3.92%) Regular Expression
3 2 (3.92%) REST
3 2 (3.92%) Spring Boot
3 2 (3.92%) Spring Security
4 1 (1.96%) .NET
4 1 (1.96%) Moose
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 3 (5.88%) Fintech
2 3 (5.88%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Derivative
3 2 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.92%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.92%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.96%) Equities
4 1 (1.96%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (56.86%) Linux
3 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Solaris
4 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.57%) Scrum
3 9 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 9 (17.65%) TDD
4 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
5 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (11.76%) DevOps
6 6 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Multithreading
6 6 (11.76%) Refactoring
7 5 (9.80%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Functional Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.84%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (7.84%) ETL
8 4 (7.84%) High Availability
8 4 (7.84%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) SQL
3 17 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 16 (31.37%) C++
5 9 (17.65%) Perl
6 8 (15.69%) C
7 7 (13.73%) Python
8 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.92%) C#
8 2 (3.92%) sed
9 1 (1.96%) COBOL
9 1 (1.96%) Korn
9 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) MiFID
2 5 (9.80%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (9.80%) EMIR
3 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Docker
2 1 (1.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Control-M
3 1 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Ab Initio
2 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.88%) Sybase
3 2 (3.92%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.92%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Perforce
3 2 (3.92%) Reuters
4 1 (1.96%) Netezza
4 1 (1.96%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.96%) Talend
4 1 (1.96%) Teradata
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