Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 18 16
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 +7
Contract jobs citing Unix 21 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.79% 7.93% 8.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 28.40% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Watford median daily rate £525 - £375
10th Percentile £320 - £363
90th Percentile £578 - £388
Hertfordshire median daily rate £428 £308 £419
% change year-on-year +38.80% -26.45% +11.67%
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 84 81 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 19.18% 27.93% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 42
Watford median daily rate £360 £283 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.43% -19.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £120 £163 £120
90th Percentile £575 £534 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £373 £368 £336
% change year-on-year +1.36% +9.29% -3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Watford median hourly rate £14.25 £13.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% +1.85% -1.82%
10th Percentile £13.40 £13.08 £12.50
90th Percentile £15.25 £15.03 £20.40
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - -3.33% +3.45%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Watford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 November 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 Watford region with a requirement for Unix.

1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Java
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
4 10 (47.62%) IBM
5 9 (42.86%) Oracle
6 8 (38.10%) Web Services
6 8 (38.10%) Retail
6 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
7 7 (33.33%) Subversion
7 7 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) Solaris
9 5 (23.81%) MQSeries
9 5 (23.81%) ETL
9 5 (23.81%) JMS
9 5 (23.81%) DNA
9 5 (23.81%) Internet
9 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
9 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
9 5 (23.81%) HPUX
9 5 (23.81%) RAD
9 5 (23.81%) Apache
9 5 (23.81%) XSD
9 5 (23.81%) XSLT
9 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
9 5 (23.81%) SOAP
9 5 (23.81%) DB2
9 5 (23.81%) JUnit
9 5 (23.81%) EJB

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 5 (23.81%) Apache
1 5 (23.81%) MQSeries
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Magento
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) DB2
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (9.52%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) Subversion
3 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
3 5 (23.81%) JUnit
3 5 (23.81%) Log4j
3 5 (23.81%) Mockito
4 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
4 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
4 4 (19.05%) JIRA
4 4 (19.05%) Maven
4 4 (19.05%) Selenium
4 4 (19.05%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 2 (9.52%) Ant
7 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 8 (38.10%) Retail
2 5 (23.81%) Games
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Automation Tester
1 4 (19.05%) Technical Leader
1 4 (19.05%) Tester
2 3 (14.29%) DBA
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (4.76%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Expert
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning DBA
4 1 (4.76%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
2 7 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (23.81%) EJB
3 5 (23.81%) J2EE
3 5 (23.81%) JDBC
3 5 (23.81%) JMS
3 5 (23.81%) JSON
3 5 (23.81%) JSP
3 5 (23.81%) REST
3 5 (23.81%) SOAP
3 5 (23.81%) XSD
3 5 (23.81%) XSLT
4 4 (19.05%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (19.05%) Apache Camel
4 4 (19.05%) Spring
4 4 (19.05%) Spring Boot
4 4 (19.05%) Spring Security
5 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 2 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (9.52%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) AS400
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) Solaris
3 5 (23.81%) HPUX
4 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
3 5 (23.81%) DNA
3 5 (23.81%) ETL
3 5 (23.81%) RAD
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) BDD
4 4 (19.05%) Dependency Management
4 4 (19.05%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (14.29%) Kanban
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (14.29%) System Testing
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 13 (61.90%) Java
3 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.52%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) IBM
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) hybris
4 4 (19.05%) Talend
5 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 1 (4.76%) ATG
6 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Martini
6 1 (4.76%) Demandware
6 1 (4.76%) Elastic Path
6 1 (4.76%) Intershop