The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 27 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 27 37
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10  
Contract jobs citing Unix 10 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.87% 5.25% 5.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.30% 17.36% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 24
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £28.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +41.07% -28.20%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 137 144 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.66% 30.25% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 86 90
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £125 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% +2.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.88 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.45 £20.40 £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in South Wales

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in South Wales

Unix
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Unix within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 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
Newport +4 8 £350 -12.50% 1
Unix
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Unix.

1 13 (68.42%) Relational Database
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
4 9 (47.37%) AIX
5 8 (42.11%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) C
5 8 (42.11%) Java
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Ingres
5 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
5 8 (42.11%) OpenROAD
5 8 (42.11%) Spring Boot
5 8 (42.11%) Ingres ABF
6 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
6 7 (36.84%) Coaching
6 7 (36.84%) Spring
7 6 (31.58%) JSON
7 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
7 6 (31.58%) RESTful
7 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
7 6 (31.58%) REST
7 6 (31.58%) Neo4j
7 6 (31.58%) Microservices
7 6 (31.58%) Kafka
7 6 (31.58%) JAX-RS
7 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
7 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
7 6 (31.58%) Mac OS X
7 6 (31.58%) HTTP

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (42.11%) OpenROAD
2 2 (10.53%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) Relational Database
2 8 (42.11%) Ingres
2 8 (42.11%) RDBMS
3 6 (31.58%) MongoDB
3 6 (31.58%) Neo4j
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre Operator
4 1 (5.26%) Ingres ABF Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Ingres Developer
4 1 (5.26%) OpenROAD Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Spring Boot
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 6 (31.58%) Dropwizard
3 6 (31.58%) Hibernate
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) JAX-RS
3 6 (31.58%) JSON
3 6 (31.58%) Kafka
3 6 (31.58%) REST
3 6 (31.58%) RESTful
4 5 (26.32%) iXBRL
5 2 (10.53%) PrimeFaces
5 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) AIX
2 8 (42.11%) Linux
3 6 (31.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Software Engineering
3 7 (36.84%) Coaching
3 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Deployment
4 6 (31.58%) Microservices
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 5 (26.32%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (26.32%) Web Design
6 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) MVC
8 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C
1 8 (42.11%) Ingres ABF
1 8 (42.11%) Java
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Go
3 2 (10.53%) JCL
3 2 (10.53%) Korn
3 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Control-M
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Micro Focus
3 1 (5.26%) BMC
3 1 (5.26%) BT
3 1 (5.26%) Xerox
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