The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 25 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 21 9
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12  
Contract jobs citing Unix 27 39 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 15.61% 11.27% 11.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.53% 36.45% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 6
Median daily rate £500 £432 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.74% +0.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
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 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +43.63% -29.48%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 76 107 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 43.93% 30.92% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 14
Median daily rate £515 £466 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.45% +37.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £395 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £509 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Shropshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Shropshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Shropshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Shropshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Telford +4 27 £500 +15.74% 2
Unix
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 31 (73.81%) Git (software)
2 29 (69.05%) Linux
3 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (66.67%) JSON
4 24 (57.14%) XML
5 23 (54.76%) SOAP
6 20 (47.62%) HTTP
6 20 (47.62%) SSL
7 19 (45.24%) Subversion
8 18 (42.86%) SQL
9 17 (40.48%) Java
9 17 (40.48%) SOA
10 16 (38.10%) Mac OS X
10 16 (38.10%) webMethods
10 16 (38.10%) WebLogic
10 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (35.71%) J2EE
11 15 (35.71%) XSLT
11 15 (35.71%) Middleware
11 15 (35.71%) WSDL
11 15 (35.71%) WSO2
11 15 (35.71%) DevOps
11 15 (35.71%) JSON Schema
12 14 (33.33%) XSD
12 14 (33.33%) Scrum
13 13 (30.95%) TDD
13 13 (30.95%) Kanban
13 13 (30.95%) Puppet
13 13 (30.95%) SoapUI
14 12 (28.57%) Jenkins

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 16 (38.10%) WebLogic
2 10 (23.81%) JBoss
3 9 (21.43%) Apache
4 4 (9.52%) SAS
5 3 (7.14%) Apache Spark
6 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.38%) Jetty
7 1 (2.38%) Mule
7 1 (2.38%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) HTTP
1 20 (47.62%) SSL
2 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 7 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (9.52%) Big Data
4 4 (9.52%) Pentaho
5 3 (7.14%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (73.81%) Git (software)
2 19 (45.24%) Subversion
3 13 (30.95%) SoapUI
4 12 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 9 (21.43%) Eclipse
5 9 (21.43%) IntelliJ
5 9 (21.43%) JUnit
5 9 (21.43%) Selenium
6 8 (19.05%) Maven
7 5 (11.90%) ClearCase
8 3 (7.14%) CA Gen
8 3 (7.14%) ClearQuest
8 3 (7.14%) GitLab
8 3 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.38%) Ant
9 1 (2.38%) Gatling
9 1 (2.38%) Grunt
9 1 (2.38%) gulp
9 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (2.38%) Sublime Text
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (28.57%) Agile Developer
2 12 (28.57%) SOA Developer
3 11 (26.19%) Linux Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Scala Developer
4 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Messaging Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Agile Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Lead Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Data Architect
7 3 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Integration Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.76%) Hadoop Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (66.67%) JSON
2 24 (57.14%) XML
3 23 (54.76%) SOAP
4 15 (35.71%) J2EE
4 15 (35.71%) JSON Schema
4 15 (35.71%) Middleware
4 15 (35.71%) WSDL
4 15 (35.71%) XSLT
5 14 (33.33%) XSD
6 11 (26.19%) REST
6 11 (26.19%) Spring
7 9 (21.43%) CSS
7 9 (21.43%) EJB
7 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
7 9 (21.43%) HTML
7 9 (21.43%) HTML5
7 9 (21.43%) J2SE
7 9 (21.43%) Play Framework
8 7 (16.67%) Akka
9 6 (14.29%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Linux
2 16 (38.10%) Mac OS X
3 3 (7.14%) Mac OS
3 3 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
4 2 (4.76%) HPUX
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) SOA
3 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (35.71%) DevOps
5 14 (33.33%) Scrum
6 13 (30.95%) Kanban
6 13 (30.95%) TDD
7 12 (28.57%) Conceptual Models
7 12 (28.57%) Microservices
8 10 (23.81%) Open Source
9 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
10 6 (14.29%) RUP
11 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
11 5 (11.90%) Software Architecture
12 4 (9.52%) Analytics
12 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
13 3 (7.14%) Task Automation
13 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 17 (40.48%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) Scala
4 7 (16.67%) C#
4 7 (16.67%) Perl
4 7 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 7 (16.67%) Python
4 7 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.76%) Groovy
6 1 (2.38%) Haskell
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) CCNA
3 1 (2.38%) CCSA
3 1 (2.38%) CEH
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.38%) GCFA
3 1 (2.38%) GCIH
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Puppet
2 8 (19.05%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) Grafana
3 1 (2.38%) Kibana
3 1 (2.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) webMethods
2 15 (35.71%) WSO2
3 12 (28.57%) MuleSoft
4 9 (21.43%) Oracle
5 7 (16.67%) Adobe
6 6 (14.29%) BEA
6 6 (14.29%) Informatica
7 3 (7.14%) Cloudera
7 3 (7.14%) Pega
8 1 (2.38%) Google
8 1 (2.38%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
Telford, Shropshire
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