The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 24 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 34 28
Rank change year-on-year -28 -6  
Contract jobs citing Unix 38 110 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.70% 5.36% 5.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 22.92% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 73 75
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £491 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £27.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year +43.63% -28.10%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 247 480 438
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 17.52% 23.39% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 331 253
Median daily rate £388 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 33
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.43 £40.00
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in West Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in West Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Unix in West Yorkshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leeds -7 36 £400 - 10
Halifax -12 1 £438 +1.86%
Pudsey - 1 £400 -
Unix
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 49 (53.85%) Linux
2 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (40.66%) HTML
4 36 (39.56%) Python
5 35 (38.46%) Java
6 33 (36.26%) JavaScript
7 32 (35.16%) Windows
7 32 (35.16%) Finance
8 31 (34.07%) Test Automation
9 24 (26.37%) PHP
10 20 (21.98%) Bash Shell
10 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (20.88%) Configuration Management
11 19 (20.88%) Mac OS X
12 18 (19.78%) XML
12 18 (19.78%) Jenkins
13 17 (18.68%) SQL
13 17 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
15 15 (16.48%) Cucumber
15 15 (16.48%) Hudson
15 15 (16.48%) WebDriver
15 15 (16.48%) Selenium
16 14 (15.38%) Test Scripting
16 14 (15.38%) Service Delivery
16 14 (15.38%) SDLC
17 13 (14.29%) CSS
17 13 (14.29%) Visualisation
17 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
17 13 (14.29%) Ruby

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 8 (8.79%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.49%) IBM Domino
3 4 (4.40%) SAS
4 3 (3.30%) Apache
5 2 (2.20%) Confluence
5 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.10%) nginx
6 1 (1.10%) PowerExchange
6 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) HipChat
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.10%) GitHub
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.19%) HTTP
2 11 (12.09%) WAN
3 10 (10.99%) LAN
4 8 (8.79%) 3G
4 8 (8.79%) GPRS
4 8 (8.79%) GSM
4 8 (8.79%) LTE
4 8 (8.79%) SGSN
4 8 (8.79%) Wireless
5 5 (5.49%) Firewall
6 3 (3.30%) FTP
6 3 (3.30%) Internet
7 2 (2.20%) DNS
7 2 (2.20%) SAN
7 2 (2.20%) SSH
8 1 (1.10%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.10%) Extranet
8 1 (1.10%) Intranet
8 1 (1.10%) SSL
8 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) Relational Database
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.59%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.30%) DB2
4 3 (3.30%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (3.30%) MariaDB
4 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.30%) Riak
5 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.20%) OLTP
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.10%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (19.78%) Jenkins
2 15 (16.48%) Cucumber
2 15 (16.48%) Hudson
2 15 (16.48%) Selenium
2 15 (16.48%) WebDriver
3 13 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 11 (12.09%) Subversion
5 3 (3.30%) JIRA
6 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.20%) Maven
7 1 (1.10%) GitLab
7 1 (1.10%) JUnit
7 1 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (35.16%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Marketing
3 8 (8.79%) Electronics
3 8 (8.79%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.69%) Banking
5 4 (4.40%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Games
7 1 (1.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Developer
2 18 (19.78%) Tester
3 13 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 10 (10.99%) Scala Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Administrator
5 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 8 (8.79%) Technical Support
7 7 (7.69%) DBA
7 7 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 7 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (4.40%) Architect
8 4 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.40%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.40%) Unix Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Hadoop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (40.66%) HTML
2 18 (19.78%) XML
3 13 (14.29%) CSS
4 3 (3.30%) ISPF
4 3 (3.30%) J2EE
4 3 (3.30%) JSP
4 3 (3.30%) Middleware
4 3 (3.30%) RESTful
4 3 (3.30%) Spring
5 2 (2.20%) Apache Axis
5 2 (2.20%) Java EE
5 2 (2.20%) SOAP
5 2 (2.20%) Web Services
5 2 (2.20%) WSDL
5 2 (2.20%) XHTML
6 1 (1.10%) Django
6 1 (1.10%) iBATIS
6 1 (1.10%) jQuery
6 1 (1.10%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.10%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.99%) iSeries
3 4 (4.40%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.40%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.30%) Replication
4 3 (3.30%) Tandem
5 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.20%) HACMP
5 2 (2.20%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) DataPower
6 1 (1.10%) EMC Centera
6 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (53.85%) Linux
2 32 (35.16%) Windows
3 19 (20.88%) Mac OS X
4 11 (12.09%) Solaris
5 8 (8.79%) Android
5 8 (8.79%) Apple iOS
5 8 (8.79%) Windows Phone
6 4 (4.40%) AIX
7 3 (3.30%) zOS
8 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.07%) Test Automation
3 19 (20.88%) Configuration Management
4 17 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (15.38%) SDLC
5 14 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 14 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 13 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 12 (13.19%) BDD
7 12 (13.19%) Data Visualisation
7 12 (13.19%) Web Development
8 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (12.09%) Continuous Deployment
8 11 (12.09%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (12.09%) Web Design
9 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.89%) DevOps
10 9 (9.89%) ITIL
11 8 (8.79%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (8.79%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) Python
2 35 (38.46%) Java
3 33 (36.26%) JavaScript
4 24 (26.37%) PHP
5 20 (21.98%) Bash Shell
6 17 (18.68%) SQL
7 13 (14.29%) Ruby
8 11 (12.09%) Scala
9 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
9 8 (8.79%) VB
10 7 (7.69%) Shell Script
11 4 (4.40%) C
12 3 (3.30%) JCL
13 2 (2.20%) AWK
13 2 (2.20%) Progress 4GL
14 1 (1.10%) C#
14 1 (1.10%) Groovy
14 1 (1.10%) Korn
14 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) SAS Certification
2 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) Degree
4 1 (1.10%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.20%) QA
4 1 (1.10%) IFRS
4 1 (1.10%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.30%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (2.20%) Docker
4 1 (1.10%) Firmware
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (8.79%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.40%) Puppet
3 3 (3.30%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.20%) Ansible
4 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) Cisco
2 11 (12.09%) VMware
3 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
4 8 (8.79%) IBM
4 8 (8.79%) MobileIron
4 8 (8.79%) SAP
5 7 (7.69%) Avaya
5 7 (7.69%) Oracle
6 5 (5.49%) NetApp
6 5 (5.49%) Palo Alto
6 5 (5.49%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.40%) HP
7 4 (4.40%) SolarWinds
7 4 (4.40%) Sun
8 3 (3.30%) Axway
8 3 (3.30%) Citrix
8 3 (3.30%) IBM Sterling
8 3 (3.30%) Symantec
9 2 (2.20%) Progress
10 1 (1.10%) Adobe
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