Period
to 2 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 2 July 2020 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 50 48 76
Rank change year-on-year -2 +28 -37
Contract jobs citing Unix 64 191 151
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.57% 4.36% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 19.00% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 119 108
Median daily rate £500 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21% -5.71%
10th Percentile £326 £375 £311
90th Percentile £561 £565 £579
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £15.30 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% +15.81%
England median hourly rate £39.75 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +13.57% +12.90% -21.52%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 384 1,005 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.39% 22.93% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 560 569
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £160 £152 £204
90th Percentile £600 £550 £546
England median daily rate £438 £440 £440
% change year-on-year -0.57% - +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 96 85
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £22.75 £25.96 £40.10
Median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - +4.48%

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Unix in Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Unix in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Unix in Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 2 July 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +7 45 £500 +3.36% 1
South Yorkshire -13 11 £425 -15.00% 7
North Yorkshire +2 3 £650 +57.58%
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Unix.

1 48 (75.00%) Linux
2 35 (54.69%) Java
3 31 (48.44%) AWS
4 30 (46.88%) Azure
4 30 (46.88%) Docker
4 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (43.75%) Kubernetes
6 25 (39.06%) Microservices
6 25 (39.06%) Java 8
6 25 (39.06%) BDD
7 24 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 24 (37.50%) TDD
7 24 (37.50%) Mac OS X
8 23 (35.94%) Pair Programming
8 23 (35.94%) MongoDB
9 21 (32.81%) JAX-RS
9 21 (32.81%) ActiveMQ
10 20 (31.25%) Web Design
10 20 (31.25%) Mockito
10 20 (31.25%) Continuous Deployment
11 19 (29.69%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (29.69%) Responsive Web Design
12 18 (28.13%) Web Development
13 13 (20.31%) Finance
13 13 (20.31%) Ansible
14 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
15 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
15 11 (17.19%) Jenkins
15 11 (17.19%) Public Sector
15 11 (17.19%) Oracle

Unix
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (10.94%) Confluence
2 3 (4.69%) SAS
2 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.13%) SAP Portal
3 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.56%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.56%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.56%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.56%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.56%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 31 (48.44%) AWS
2 30 (46.88%) Azure
3 4 (6.25%) IaaS
4 2 (3.13%) GitHub
4 2 (3.13%) PaaS
4 2 (3.13%) SaaS
5 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
2 2 (3.13%) BGP
2 2 (3.13%) IPv6
2 2 (3.13%) Junos
2 2 (3.13%) MPLS
2 2 (3.13%) OSPF
2 2 (3.13%) RSVP
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.13%) VPN
2 2 (3.13%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.94%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.69%) Spotfire
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (1.56%) MySQL
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Mockito
2 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.19%) Jenkins
3 7 (10.94%) JIRA
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.56%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.56%) Gatling
5 1 (1.56%) GitLab
5 1 (1.56%) JMeter
5 1 (1.56%) JUnit
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) Postman
5 1 (1.56%) REST Assured
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.56%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Public Sector
3 5 (7.81%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (50.00%) Developer
2 26 (40.63%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Architect
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) TIBCO Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) AWS Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Digital Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.13%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.13%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (32.81%) ActiveMQ
1 21 (32.81%) JAX-RS
2 4 (6.25%) SOAP
2 4 (6.25%) Web Services
3 3 (4.69%) JDBC
3 3 (4.69%) JMS
3 3 (4.69%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (4.69%) XML
4 2 (3.13%) Jinja
4 2 (3.13%) SAP Basis
4 2 (3.13%) SAP PI
5 1 (1.56%) .NET
5 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.56%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.56%) HTML
5 1 (1.56%) Jest
5 1 (1.56%) Middleware
5 1 (1.56%) React
5 1 (1.56%) REST
5 1 (1.56%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 48 (75.00%) Linux
2 24 (37.50%) Mac OS X
3 8 (12.50%) Windows
4 6 (9.38%) Solaris
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) BDD
2 25 (39.06%) Microservices
3 24 (37.50%) TDD
3 24 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 23 (35.94%) Pair Programming
5 20 (31.25%) Continuous Deployment
5 20 (31.25%) Web Design
6 19 (29.69%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (29.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (28.13%) Web Development
8 7 (10.94%) Change Management
8 7 (10.94%) DevOps
9 6 (9.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (7.81%) Project Management
11 4 (6.25%) ITIL
11 4 (6.25%) Migration
11 4 (6.25%) Task Automation
11 4 (6.25%) Validation
12 3 (4.69%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) Java
2 25 (39.06%) Java 8
3 10 (15.63%) SQL
4 6 (9.38%) Python
5 3 (4.69%) XPath
6 2 (3.13%) ABAP
6 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.13%) R
7 1 (1.56%) C
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) Degree
4 5 (7.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (7.81%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.13%) JNCIE
5 2 (3.13%) JNCIP
5 2 (3.13%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) Docker
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (43.75%) Kubernetes
2 13 (20.31%) Ansible
3 7 (10.94%) Puppet
4 1 (1.56%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.81%) MuleSoft
3 5 (7.81%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.69%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.13%) Citrix
6 2 (3.13%) IBM
6 2 (3.13%) Juniper
6 2 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) Dell
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) Mercator
7 1 (1.56%) NetApp
7 1 (1.56%) Veritas