Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 42 31
Rank change year-on-year -17 -11 +1
Contract jobs citing Unix 103 164 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.37% 4.59% 5.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.79% 22.40% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 91 173
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -6.43% +14.00%
10th Percentile £321 £275 £275
90th Percentile £615 £475 £598
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 - £28.50
10th Percentile £13.18 - £11.00
90th Percentile £14.98 - £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 - £12.50

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 579 732 992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.95% 20.48% 22.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 457 567
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £195 £231 £198
90th Percentile £538 £550 £523
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 100
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +1.96% +6.25%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.72 £8.96
90th Percentile £21.30 £24.00 £22.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -3.85%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -17 78 £425 +6.25% 18
Pontefract - 9 - -
Pudsey +3 8 £400 -11.01%
Halifax -4 3 £438 +2.94% 1
Huddersfield 0 2 £313 +0.81%
Wakefield -4 1 - -
Unix
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 44 (42.72%) Java
2 38 (36.89%) Linux
3 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (27.18%) Oracle
5 27 (26.21%) SQL
5 27 (26.21%) Windows
5 27 (26.21%) Python
6 23 (22.33%) Shell Script
7 22 (21.36%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (20.39%) Finance
8 21 (20.39%) Bash Shell
9 19 (18.45%) HTML
10 18 (17.48%) PHP
11 17 (16.50%) LAN
11 17 (16.50%) WAN
11 17 (16.50%) DevOps
11 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
12 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
12 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
12 13 (12.62%) Test Automation
13 12 (11.65%) Data Integration
13 12 (11.65%) Git (software)
13 12 (11.65%) Data Analysis
13 12 (11.65%) Configuration Management
13 12 (11.65%) Scrum
13 12 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (10.68%) Oracle Database
14 11 (10.68%) Big Data
14 11 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (10.68%) IBM

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 7 (6.80%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (4.85%) Apache
3 5 (4.85%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.85%) SAS
4 4 (3.88%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.91%) CloudStack
5 3 (2.91%) Confluence
5 3 (2.91%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.97%) nginx
7 1 (0.97%) SAP EP
7 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.88%) Heroku
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.91%) GitHub
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) LAN
1 17 (16.50%) WAN
2 8 (7.77%) 3G
2 8 (7.77%) GPRS
2 8 (7.77%) GSM
2 8 (7.77%) LTE
2 8 (7.77%) SGSN
2 8 (7.77%) Wireless
3 7 (6.80%) DNS
3 7 (6.80%) HTTP
4 6 (5.83%) Firewall
4 6 (5.83%) SSH
5 3 (2.91%) Internet
5 3 (2.91%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.94%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.94%) Extranet
6 2 (1.94%) Intranet
6 2 (1.94%) SMS
6 2 (1.94%) SSL
6 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
2 11 (10.68%) Big Data
2 11 (10.68%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (10.68%) Oracle Database
3 8 (7.77%) Apache Hive
4 7 (6.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (6.80%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.85%) Hadoop
5 5 (4.85%) HBase
5 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.88%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.91%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.91%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.94%) MySQL
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.94%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (16.50%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.65%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.74%) Cucumber
3 9 (8.74%) Hudson
3 9 (8.74%) Selenium
3 9 (8.74%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.91%) ERwin
4 3 (2.91%) JIRA
4 3 (2.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.94%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.94%) Maven
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (1.94%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.97%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.97%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.97%) Subversion
6 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (20.39%) Finance
2 10 (9.71%) Banking
3 9 (8.74%) Marketing
4 8 (7.77%) Electronics
4 8 (7.77%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.94%) Local Government
6 1 (0.97%) Games
6 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (12.62%) Technical Support
2 12 (11.65%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (11.65%) Tester
3 9 (8.74%) Data Engineer
3 9 (8.74%) Developer
4 8 (7.77%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (7.77%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 8 (7.77%) Automation Tester
5 7 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.80%) Architect
5 7 (6.80%) Consultant
5 7 (6.80%) Service Desk Support
6 6 (5.83%) Administrator
6 6 (5.83%) Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Senior Data Engineer
7 5 (4.85%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 4 (3.88%) Agile Developer
8 4 (3.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (3.88%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) HTML
2 10 (9.71%) XML
3 8 (7.77%) Web Services
4 6 (5.83%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (4.85%) Spring
6 4 (3.88%) RESTful
7 3 (2.91%) Middleware
7 3 (2.91%) Regular Expression
8 2 (1.94%) Kafka
8 2 (1.94%) LAMP
9 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.97%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.97%) CSS
9 1 (0.97%) HTML5
9 1 (0.97%) JSON
9 1 (0.97%) MyBatis
9 1 (0.97%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.36%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.85%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.94%) PKI
6 1 (0.97%) Clustering
6 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.97%) DataPower
6 1 (0.97%) HACMP
6 1 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.89%) Linux
2 27 (26.21%) Windows
3 9 (8.74%) AIX
3 9 (8.74%) Mac OS X
4 8 (7.77%) Android
4 8 (7.77%) Apple iOS
4 8 (7.77%) Windows Phone
5 7 (6.80%) Solaris
5 7 (6.80%) Windows 2000
5 7 (6.80%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.80%) Windows Vista
5 7 (6.80%) Windows XP
6 6 (5.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.88%) CentOS
8 2 (1.94%) HPUX
9 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.97%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.50%) DevOps
3 13 (12.62%) Test Automation
4 12 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (11.65%) Configuration Management
4 12 (11.65%) Data Analysis
4 12 (11.65%) Data Integration
4 12 (11.65%) Scrum
5 11 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (10.68%) Data Architecture
5 11 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (9.71%) Data Modelling
6 10 (9.71%) Information Security
6 10 (9.71%) Service Delivery
7 9 (8.74%) Data Management
7 9 (8.74%) Performance Management
8 8 (7.77%) Data Protection
8 8 (7.77%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (7.77%) ETL
8 8 (7.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (42.72%) Java
2 27 (26.21%) Python
2 27 (26.21%) SQL
3 23 (22.33%) Shell Script
4 21 (20.39%) Bash Shell
5 18 (17.48%) PHP
6 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
7 10 (9.71%) PL/SQL
8 9 (8.74%) VB
9 8 (7.77%) PowerShell
10 7 (6.80%) COBOL
10 7 (6.80%) Ruby
11 4 (3.88%) Scala
12 3 (2.91%) C
12 3 (2.91%) Perl
13 2 (1.94%) R
14 1 (0.97%) ABAP
14 1 (0.97%) Groovy
14 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) HNC
1 7 (6.80%) MCP
1 7 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.94%) GDPR
3 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.91%) vSphere
1 3 (2.91%) Xen
1 3 (2.91%) XenServer
2 2 (1.94%) Docker
2 2 (1.94%) HDFS
2 2 (1.94%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.97%) Firmware
3 1 (0.97%) RACF
3 1 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) AirWatch
2 6 (5.83%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.85%) Nagios
3 5 (4.85%) Puppet
3 5 (4.85%) Tivoli
4 4 (3.88%) Graphite
4 4 (3.88%) Opsview
5 3 (2.91%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.94%) Oozie
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.97%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (27.18%) Oracle
2 11 (10.68%) IBM
3 9 (8.74%) Informatica
3 9 (8.74%) Red Hat
3 9 (8.74%) SAP
4 8 (7.77%) MobileIron
5 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.85%) CyberArk
6 5 (4.85%) HP
7 3 (2.91%) CA
7 3 (2.91%) EnterpriseDB
7 3 (2.91%) Splunk
7 3 (2.91%) Sun
7 3 (2.91%) Tableau
8 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.94%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.94%) F5
8 2 (1.94%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.94%) NetApp
9 1 (0.97%) Veritas