Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 71 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 -24
Contract jobs citing Unix 141 150 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.50% 3.04% 3.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.48% 16.99% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 97 107
Yorkshire median daily rate £468 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -8.05% +2.35%
10th Percentile £354 £313 £313
90th Percentile £568 £547 £615
England median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £15.53 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.33% -
England median hourly rate £42.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -6.67% -11.31%

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 911 883 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.64% 17.87% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 507 454
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £135 £200 £137
90th Percentile £550 £543 £525
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 90 63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.15 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.01% +10.98% -11.95%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.20 £9.37
90th Percentile £25.08 £41.68 £24.90
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Unix
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Unix in Yorkshire

Unix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor 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 16 September 2019. 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 +37 81 £475 +18.75% 17
South Yorkshire -17 49 £438 +4.48% 16
North Yorkshire -10 2 £450 +33.33% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £215 - 3
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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.

1 107 (75.89%) Linux
2 56 (39.72%) Java
3 49 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (27.66%) Web Development
4 39 (27.66%) AWS
5 37 (26.24%) Test Automation
5 37 (26.24%) Azure
6 36 (25.53%) Docker
6 36 (25.53%) TDD
7 35 (24.82%) Mac OS X
8 32 (22.70%) Microservices
8 32 (22.70%) Continuous Deployment
9 31 (21.99%) Responsive Web Design
9 31 (21.99%) Web Design
10 30 (21.28%) DevOps
11 29 (20.57%) Kubernetes
12 28 (19.86%) BDD
13 27 (19.15%) Finance
14 26 (18.44%) Oracle
14 26 (18.44%) Pair Programming
14 26 (18.44%) Ansible
14 26 (18.44%) Java 8
15 25 (17.73%) MongoDB
15 25 (17.73%) Git (software)
16 24 (17.02%) ActiveMQ
16 24 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (15.60%) Mockito
17 22 (15.60%) JAX-RS
17 22 (15.60%) JavaScript
17 22 (15.60%) Python

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 8 (5.67%) Anypoint
1 8 (5.67%) IIS
2 7 (4.96%) Confluence
3 6 (4.26%) SAS
3 6 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.13%) nginx
5 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.42%) Apache
6 2 (1.42%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.71%) FileNet
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 39 (27.66%) AWS
2 37 (26.24%) Azure
3 15 (10.64%) GitHub
4 5 (3.55%) GCP
5 3 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.71%) IaaS
6 1 (0.71%) Office 365
6 1 (0.71%) PaaS
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.67%) SAN
2 7 (4.96%) HTTP
2 7 (4.96%) NAS
2 7 (4.96%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.26%) SSL
4 5 (3.55%) SSH
5 4 (2.84%) DNS
5 4 (2.84%) FTP
5 4 (2.84%) SMTP
6 3 (2.13%) LAN
6 3 (2.13%) WAN
7 2 (1.42%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.71%) IPsec
8 1 (0.71%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.71%) VLAN
8 1 (0.71%) VPN
8 1 (0.71%) VRRP
8 1 (0.71%) WebEx
8 1 (0.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.73%) MongoDB
2 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
3 9 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (3.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.84%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.42%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.42%) Big Data
8 2 (1.42%) DB2
8 2 (1.42%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.42%) MySQL
8 2 (1.42%) Redis
8 2 (1.42%) Riak
9 1 (0.71%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 25 (17.73%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.60%) Mockito
3 21 (14.89%) Jenkins
4 17 (12.06%) JIRA
5 9 (6.38%) Subversion
6 8 (5.67%) Rational Team Concert
7 5 (3.55%) Jasmine
7 5 (3.55%) Mocha
8 4 (2.84%) GitLab
8 4 (2.84%) Grunt
8 4 (2.84%) gulp
8 4 (2.84%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (1.42%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.42%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.42%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.42%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.42%) Maven
9 2 (1.42%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.42%) Selenium
9 2 (1.42%) SonarQube
General
1 27 (19.15%) Finance
2 17 (12.06%) Banking
3 13 (9.22%) Public Sector
4 8 (5.67%) Games
5 5 (3.55%) Retail
6 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.42%) French Language
6 2 (1.42%) Law
7 1 (0.71%) Local Government
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (41.84%) Developer
2 26 (18.44%) Java Developer
3 14 (9.93%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (5.67%) Administrator
4 8 (5.67%) Consultant
4 8 (5.67%) IAM Specialist
4 8 (5.67%) SQL Developer
4 8 (5.67%) Unix Engineer
5 7 (4.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (4.96%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (4.96%) Senior Developer
5 7 (4.96%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (4.96%) Unix Consultant
6 6 (4.26%) Architect
6 6 (4.26%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 5 (3.55%) Analyst
7 5 (3.55%) DBA
7 5 (3.55%) Linux Consultant
7 5 (3.55%) Oracle DBA
7 5 (3.55%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.02%) ActiveMQ
2 22 (15.60%) JAX-RS
3 14 (9.93%) HTML
4 13 (9.22%) LDAP
5 12 (8.51%) CSS
6 9 (6.38%) jQuery
7 8 (5.67%) HTML5
7 8 (5.67%) Node.js
8 7 (4.96%) Middleware
8 7 (4.96%) SOAP
8 7 (4.96%) Spring
8 7 (4.96%) Web Services
9 6 (4.26%) Sass
10 5 (3.55%) Mustache
10 5 (3.55%) REST
11 4 (2.84%) J2EE
11 4 (2.84%) RESTful
11 4 (2.84%) XML
12 3 (2.13%) Hibernate
12 3 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.96%) User Experience
3 6 (4.26%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.13%) Blog
5 3 (2.13%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.13%) iSeries
5 3 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.42%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.42%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.71%) CMDB
7 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.71%) LPAR
7 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (75.89%) Linux
2 35 (24.82%) Mac OS X
3 21 (14.89%) Windows
4 19 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.80%) AIX
5 11 (7.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 10 (7.09%) Solaris
7 7 (4.96%) SUSE
8 6 (4.26%) Windows Server
9 3 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.42%) HPUX
10 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.42%) zOS
11 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.71%) CentOS
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.66%) Web Development
3 37 (26.24%) Test Automation
4 36 (25.53%) TDD
5 32 (22.70%) Continuous Deployment
5 32 (22.70%) Microservices
6 31 (21.99%) Responsive Web Design
6 31 (21.99%) Web Design
7 30 (21.28%) DevOps
8 28 (19.86%) BDD
9 26 (18.44%) Pair Programming
10 18 (12.77%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (12.06%) Change Management
12 15 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (10.64%) Technical Leadership
13 14 (9.93%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 12 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (7.80%) Project Management
16 10 (7.09%) Release Management
17 9 (6.38%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 56 (39.72%) Java
2 26 (18.44%) Java 8
3 22 (15.60%) JavaScript
3 22 (15.60%) Python
4 19 (13.48%) SQL
5 13 (9.22%) Shell Script
6 9 (6.38%) Bash Shell
6 9 (6.38%) Perl
6 9 (6.38%) Ruby
7 8 (5.67%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.96%) AWK
9 5 (3.55%) Go
10 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.84%) Scala
11 3 (2.13%) VB
12 2 (1.42%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.42%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (1.42%) C
12 2 (1.42%) C#
12 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.64%) SC Cleared
1 15 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.51%) Degree
3 10 (7.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) WCAG
2 3 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.42%) CRD IV
3 2 (1.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.71%) Dublin Core
4 1 (0.71%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (25.53%) Docker
2 10 (7.09%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (4.26%) vSphere
5 3 (2.13%) NFS
5 3 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.13%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.71%) Firmware
6 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (20.57%) Kubernetes
2 26 (18.44%) Ansible
3 21 (14.89%) Puppet
4 15 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (3.55%) Data Guard
5 5 (3.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 4 (2.84%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (2.13%) Salt
7 3 (2.13%) Terraform
8 2 (1.42%) Grafana
8 2 (1.42%) Kibana
8 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.42%) Packer
8 2 (1.42%) PingFederate
8 2 (1.42%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 1 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (18.44%) Oracle
2 18 (12.77%) Red Hat
3 15 (10.64%) IBM
4 11 (7.80%) Microsoft
5 9 (6.38%) MuleSoft
5 9 (6.38%) VMware
6 6 (4.26%) BMC
6 6 (4.26%) Google
7 5 (3.55%) EMC
7 5 (3.55%) NetApp
7 5 (3.55%) Veritas
8 4 (2.84%) IBM Sterling
9 2 (1.42%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (1.42%) Dell
9 2 (1.42%) HP
9 2 (1.42%) OpenText
9 2 (1.42%) Remedy
9 2 (1.42%) webMethods
10 1 (0.71%) hybris
10 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow