The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 26 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 12 16
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Unix 32 44 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 9.82% 10.14% 7.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.48% 35.48% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 35 12
Median daily rate £500 £450 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £748 £450
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 105 124 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 32.21% 28.57% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 102 68
Median daily rate £375 £450 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +59.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £258 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £585 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 12
Median hourly rate £11.00 £22.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.11% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £22.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £32.50 £25.00
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 South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in South Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in South Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in South Yorkshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Sheffield +1 28 £500 +9.58% 6
Unix
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 76 (80.85%) Linux
2 70 (74.47%) Git (software)
3 65 (69.15%) Java
4 62 (65.96%) Mac OS X
5 61 (64.89%) CSS
6 54 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (55.32%) TDD
7 52 (55.32%) JavaScript
8 48 (51.06%) Configuration Management
9 46 (48.94%) Relational Database
10 45 (47.87%) Web Development
11 44 (46.81%) Mentoring
12 42 (44.68%) DevOps
12 42 (44.68%) Line Management
13 37 (39.36%) Ruby
13 37 (39.36%) Python
14 36 (38.30%) HTML
14 36 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (37.23%) Continuous Delivery
16 33 (35.11%) User Experience
17 31 (32.98%) BDD
18 28 (29.79%) Responsive Web Design
18 28 (29.79%) Web Services
18 28 (29.79%) Web Design
19 27 (28.72%) Test Automation
20 25 (26.60%) REST
21 24 (25.53%) Front End Development
22 23 (24.47%) Prototyping
23 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
24 21 (22.34%) Finance

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 4 (4.26%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) SAS
2 2 (2.13%) Tuxedo
2 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (10.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.06%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) GitHub
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (22.34%) HTTP
2 6 (6.38%) DNS
3 4 (4.26%) Internet
4 3 (3.19%) DHCP
4 3 (3.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (3.19%) Firewall
4 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.06%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.06%) LDAP
5 1 (1.06%) NAS
5 1 (1.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (48.94%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Hive
2 2 (2.13%) Base SAS
2 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (2.13%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 70 (74.47%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.38%) JIRA
4 4 (4.26%) git-flow
5 2 (2.13%) JUnit
5 2 (2.13%) ProC
6 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.06%) JMeter
6 1 (1.06%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.06%) Maven
6 1 (1.06%) Mockito
6 1 (1.06%) NUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Sahi
6 1 (1.06%) Selenium
6 1 (1.06%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.06%) Spock
6 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.06%) WATIR
6 1 (1.06%) Zephyr
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Electronics
2 10 (10.64%) Manufacturing
2 10 (10.64%) Marketing
2 10 (10.64%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.45%) Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (70.21%) Developer
2 44 (46.81%) Java Developer
3 28 (29.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (13.83%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 10 (10.64%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (8.51%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) HTML Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Consultant
9 3 (3.19%) IT Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) IT Security Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Node.js Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Security Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) Banking Analyst
10 2 (2.13%) Network Specialist
10 2 (2.13%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (64.89%) CSS
2 36 (38.30%) HTML
3 28 (29.79%) Web Services
4 25 (26.60%) REST
5 12 (12.77%) React
6 4 (4.26%) Node.js
7 2 (2.13%) SOAP
8 1 (1.06%) .NET
8 1 (1.06%) CSS3
8 1 (1.06%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.06%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.06%) HTML5
8 1 (1.06%) J2EE
8 1 (1.06%) JDBC
8 1 (1.06%) JMS
8 1 (1.06%) jQuery
8 1 (1.06%) JSON
8 1 (1.06%) XML
8 1 (1.06%) XSD
8 1 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.11%) User Experience
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) DataPower
4 1 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 76 (80.85%) Linux
2 62 (65.96%) Mac OS X
3 6 (6.38%) Windows
4 3 (3.19%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (55.32%) TDD
3 48 (51.06%) Configuration Management
4 45 (47.87%) Web Development
5 44 (46.81%) Mentoring
6 42 (44.68%) DevOps
6 42 (44.68%) Line Management
7 36 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (37.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 31 (32.98%) BDD
10 28 (29.79%) Responsive Web Design
10 28 (29.79%) Web Design
11 27 (28.72%) Test Automation
12 24 (25.53%) Front End Development
13 23 (24.47%) Prototyping
14 19 (20.21%) Data Visualisation
14 19 (20.21%) Visualisation
15 18 (19.15%) Rapid Prototyping
16 10 (10.64%) Digital Marketing
16 10 (10.64%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (69.15%) Java
2 52 (55.32%) JavaScript
3 37 (39.36%) Python
3 37 (39.36%) Ruby
4 8 (8.51%) Shell Script
4 8 (8.51%) SQL
5 6 (6.38%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.19%) C
6 3 (3.19%) C++
7 2 (2.13%) Perl
7 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.13%) PROC SQL
7 2 (2.13%) SAS Macro
7 2 (2.13%) Scala
8 1 (1.06%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.06%) ES6
8 1 (1.06%) Jython
8 1 (1.06%) Korn
8 1 (1.06%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.64%) CTC Cleared
2 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.45%) BC Cleared
4 4 (4.26%) Degree
5 2 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.06%) CISA
6 1 (1.06%) CISSP
6 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.06%) FATCA
2 1 (1.06%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) NFS
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.45%) Puppet
2 5 (5.32%) Ansible
3 4 (4.26%) Cobbler
4 3 (3.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.13%) Control-M
6 1 (1.06%) Data Guard
6 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) SAP
2 4 (4.26%) Brocade
3 3 (3.19%) Cisco
3 3 (3.19%) F5
3 3 (3.19%) Infoblox
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle
4 2 (2.13%) Splunk
5 1 (1.06%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.06%) Capita
5 1 (1.06%) Dynatrace
5 1 (1.06%) HP
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.06%) NetApp
5 1 (1.06%) Northgate
5 1 (1.06%) Solace
5 1 (1.06%) VMware
South Yorkshire
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