The median contractor rate for a Unix Developer was £515 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 571 578
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Unix Developer 33 72 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 29
Median daily rate £515 £400 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.62% -13.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £563 £630
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Unix Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix Developer in the UK

Unix Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix Developer in the UK

Unix Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix Developer over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix Developer in the UK

Unix Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix Developer in the UK

Unix Developer
Top 21 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England -3 26 £525 +31.25% 20
London -17 21 £575 +42.41% 15
County Antrim - 4 £413 -
Belfast - 4 £413 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £413 -
Scotland +35 3 £415 +9.21%
Edinburgh +18 3 £415 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £750 -
South East +8 2 £425 +18.05% 2
East of England -7 2 £515 +7.18% 1
Essex -12 2 £515 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £515 -
City of London -4 1 £625 +13.63% 4
East Midlands -6 1 £345 -18.82% 2
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £425 -
Nottingham - 1 £345 -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £520 -
Kent - 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £345 -
West Sussex - 1 - -

Unix Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 featuring Unix Developer in the job title.

1 70 (100.00%) Unix
2 39 (55.71%) Linux
3 33 (47.14%) Java
3 33 (47.14%) Finance
4 29 (41.43%) Banking
5 28 (40.00%) SQL
6 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (30.00%) Shell Script
8 16 (22.86%) C++
9 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 14 (20.00%) Perl
10 14 (20.00%) Scrum
11 10 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 10 (14.29%) TeamCity
11 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 10 (14.29%) Python
12 9 (12.86%) Oracle
12 9 (12.86%) TDD
12 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing
13 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
13 8 (11.43%) C
14 7 (10.00%) Sybase
14 7 (10.00%) JUnit
14 7 (10.00%) Investment Banking
14 7 (10.00%) Ab Initio
14 7 (10.00%) Hudson
15 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
15 6 (8.57%) Integration Testing

Unix Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.86%) Jetty
1 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) DHCP
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) FTP
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.14%) DB2
3 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.86%) KDB
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.86%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.43%) DataStage
5 1 (1.43%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 7 (10.00%) Hudson
3 7 (10.00%) JUnit
4 5 (7.14%) TestNG
5 4 (5.71%) Maven
6 2 (2.86%) Ant
6 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.86%) Gradle
6 2 (2.86%) Mockito
7 1 (1.43%) gulp
7 1 (1.43%) JSHint
7 1 (1.43%) Mocha
7 1 (1.43%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.43%) Subversion
7 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (47.14%) Finance
2 29 (41.43%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.14%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Front Office
6 1 (1.43%) Games
6 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) XML
2 5 (7.14%) HTML
2 5 (7.14%) Spring
3 4 (5.71%) Apache Flex
3 4 (5.71%) J2EE
3 4 (5.71%) JSON
3 4 (5.71%) SOAP
3 4 (5.71%) STL
4 3 (4.29%) HTML5
4 3 (4.29%) jQuery
4 3 (4.29%) Middleware
5 2 (2.86%) Apache Camel
5 2 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (2.86%) CSS
5 2 (2.86%) Django
5 2 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.86%) Protocol Buffers
5 2 (2.86%) Regular Expression
5 2 (2.86%) REST
5 2 (2.86%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Algorithms
1 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.29%) Derivative
2 3 (4.29%) Fintech
2 3 (4.29%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.86%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.43%) Equities
4 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.43%) iSeries
4 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.43%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Unix
2 39 (55.71%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Solaris
6 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.00%) Scrum
3 10 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 10 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 9 (12.86%) TDD
4 9 (12.86%) Unit Testing
5 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.57%) DevOps
6 6 (8.57%) ETL
6 6 (8.57%) Integration Testing
6 6 (8.57%) Microservices
6 6 (8.57%) Multithreading
6 6 (8.57%) Refactoring
7 5 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Functional Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.14%) Web Development
8 4 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.14%) Java
2 28 (40.00%) SQL
3 21 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 16 (22.86%) C++
5 14 (20.00%) Perl
6 10 (14.29%) Python
7 8 (11.43%) C
8 5 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.86%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.86%) C#
10 2 (2.86%) sed
11 1 (1.43%) COBOL
11 1 (1.43%) ECMAScript
11 1 (1.43%) Groovy
11 1 (1.43%) JCL
11 1 (1.43%) Korn
11 1 (1.43%) Ruby
11 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) MiFID
2 5 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (7.14%) EMIR
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (1.43%) NFS
2 1 (1.43%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Ansible
2 2 (2.86%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.43%) Control-M
3 1 (1.43%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) Ab Initio
2 7 (10.00%) Sybase
3 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.86%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.86%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.86%) Perforce
4 2 (2.86%) Reuters
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Axway
5 1 (1.43%) IBM
5 1 (1.43%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.43%) Murex
5 1 (1.43%) Netezza
5 1 (1.43%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.43%) Talend
5 1 (1.43%) Teradata
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