Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Unix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Unix over the 6 months to 14 August 2018 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 27 19
Rank change year-on-year -13 -8 -7
Contract jobs citing Unix 4 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.19% 5.34% 5.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.16% 22.22% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Watford median daily rate £500 £360 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.89% +32.11% -27.33%
10th Percentile £438 £255 £234
90th Percentile £543 £578 £471
Hertfordshire median daily rate £369 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -18.06% +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £31.50 -

Unix is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 49 81 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 14.63% 24.04% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 25
Watford median daily rate £253 £350 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.86% +42.86% -36.98%
10th Percentile £104 £120 £135
90th Percentile £544 £575 £545
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £355 £365
% change year-on-year -1.41% -2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Watford median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.54% -1.89%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.53%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Unix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Watford

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Watford

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Unix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) DNA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Magento
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) JBehave
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Elastic Path
3 1 (25.00%) hybris
3 1 (25.00%) Mockito
3 1 (25.00%) Cucumber

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) Jackrabbit
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) JBehave
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Log4j
1 1 (25.00%) Mockito
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Database Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Agile Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) EJB
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) JDBC
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) JSTL
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Struts
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE
2 1 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) DNA
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) SDET
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) ATG
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Martini
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) Demandware
2 1 (25.00%) Elastic Path
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) hybris
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Sun