Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 79 41
Rank change year-on-year +36 -38 -13
Contract jobs citing Unix 210 138 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.70% 2.86% 4.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.85% 15.54% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 99 110
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £413 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -6.25% +0.86%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £318
90th Percentile £566 £575 £538
England median daily rate £491 £500 £464
% change year-on-year -1.75% +7.82% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year +8.53% -21.82% +20.44%

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 1,007 888 908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.53% 18.39% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 556 518
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £163 £200 £180
90th Percentile £563 £550 £538
England median daily rate £440 £446 £425
% change year-on-year -1.23% +4.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 73 77
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +16.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £9.34
90th Percentile £27.41 £35.00 £20.69
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -1.47%

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 20 May 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Unix in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 May 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 +65 107 £493 +40.71% 8
South Yorkshire -5 86 £500 +17.65% 3
North Yorkshire -3 4 £438 +45.83%
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 126 (60.00%) Linux
2 107 (50.95%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (39.52%) TDD
4 82 (39.05%) Git (software)
5 79 (37.62%) HTML
5 79 (37.62%) Java
6 76 (36.19%) Test Automation
7 62 (29.52%) CSS
8 60 (28.57%) Node.js
9 59 (28.10%) DevOps
10 54 (25.71%) Continuous Deployment
10 54 (25.71%) Web Development
11 50 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (23.33%) JavaScript
12 49 (23.33%) Mac OS X
13 48 (22.86%) Windows
14 47 (22.38%) Microservices
15 43 (20.48%) Bash Shell
16 42 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
17 40 (19.05%) Pair Programming
17 40 (19.05%) Web Design
18 39 (18.57%) Responsive Web Design
19 38 (18.10%) RESTful
20 37 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
20 37 (17.62%) Java 8
21 36 (17.14%) Jenkins
22 33 (15.71%) Python
23 32 (15.24%) SQL
23 32 (15.24%) Spring
23 32 (15.24%) BDD

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 11 (5.24%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.76%) nginx
3 9 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.86%) Apache
4 6 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.43%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.95%) JBoss
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.48%) CMS
8 1 (0.48%) Confluence
8 1 (0.48%) FileNet
8 1 (0.48%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 42 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (17.62%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (8.57%) PaaS
4 13 (6.19%) GitHub
4 13 (6.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.86%) IaaS
6 6 (2.86%) SaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.48%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.48%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.48%) Office 365
7 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.00%) HTTP
2 9 (4.29%) SSL
3 8 (3.81%) DNS
3 8 (3.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.38%) NAS
4 5 (2.38%) SMTP
4 5 (2.38%) SSH
5 4 (1.90%) FTP
5 4 (1.90%) Internet
5 4 (1.90%) SAN
6 2 (0.95%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.95%) Extranet
6 2 (0.95%) Firewall
6 2 (0.95%) Intranet
7 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.90%) MongoDB
2 19 (9.05%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.19%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.71%) Big Data
4 12 (5.71%) Neo4j
4 12 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 11 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (4.76%) Hadoop
7 9 (4.29%) Apache Hive
7 9 (4.29%) Redis
7 9 (4.29%) Riak
8 8 (3.81%) GIS
9 6 (2.86%) SQL Server
10 5 (2.38%) DB2
10 5 (2.38%) MySQL
11 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 82 (39.05%) Git (software)
2 36 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 29 (13.81%) JUnit
4 28 (13.33%) Subversion
5 26 (12.38%) Spock
6 20 (9.52%) Mockito
7 18 (8.57%) Maven
8 13 (6.19%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.29%) Mercurial
10 7 (3.33%) Ant
11 6 (2.86%) Mocha
11 6 (2.86%) SoapUI
12 5 (2.38%) CMake
12 5 (2.38%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.38%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.90%) Grunt
13 4 (1.90%) gulp
14 2 (0.95%) GitLab
14 2 (0.95%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 25 (11.90%) Finance
2 14 (6.67%) Banking
3 7 (3.33%) Games
4 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.43%) Retail
6 2 (0.95%) French Language
7 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (50.00%) Developer
2 34 (16.19%) Java Developer
3 31 (14.76%) Senior Developer
4 17 (8.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (8.10%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (5.71%) Analyst
6 11 (5.24%) Administrator
6 11 (5.24%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (4.29%) Digital Developer
7 9 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (3.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (3.81%) Python Developer
8 8 (3.81%) Unix Engineer
9 7 (3.33%) Consultant
9 7 (3.33%) IAM Specialist
9 7 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
10 6 (2.86%) Architect
10 6 (2.86%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.38%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (37.62%) HTML
2 62 (29.52%) CSS
3 60 (28.57%) Node.js
4 38 (18.10%) RESTful
5 32 (15.24%) Spring
6 27 (12.86%) AngularJS
6 27 (12.86%) React
6 27 (12.86%) REST
6 27 (12.86%) Spring Boot
7 26 (12.38%) Vue.js
8 20 (9.52%) JAX-RS
9 15 (7.14%) SOAP
10 13 (6.19%) Web Services
11 12 (5.71%) ActiveMQ
11 12 (5.71%) Dropwizard
12 11 (5.24%) LDAP
12 11 (5.24%) RabbitMQ
12 11 (5.24%) XML
13 10 (4.76%) jQuery
13 10 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.81%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (3.81%) Mainframe
3 7 (3.33%) iSeries
3 7 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.33%) User Experience
4 4 (1.90%) Clustering
5 2 (0.95%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.95%) Fintech
5 2 (0.95%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.95%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.48%) DataPower
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 126 (60.00%) Linux
2 49 (23.33%) Mac OS X
3 48 (22.86%) Windows
4 17 (8.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (7.14%) AIX
6 7 (3.33%) Solaris
6 7 (3.33%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.90%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.43%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.95%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (50.95%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (39.52%) TDD
3 76 (36.19%) Test Automation
4 59 (28.10%) DevOps
5 54 (25.71%) Continuous Deployment
5 54 (25.71%) Web Development
6 50 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 47 (22.38%) Microservices
8 40 (19.05%) Pair Programming
8 40 (19.05%) Web Design
9 39 (18.57%) Responsive Web Design
10 32 (15.24%) BDD
11 29 (13.81%) Open Source
12 28 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 26 (12.38%) Asynchronous Programming
13 26 (12.38%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (12.38%) Progressive Web App
14 21 (10.00%) Configuration Management
15 16 (7.62%) Test Scripting
16 12 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 79 (37.62%) Java
2 49 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 43 (20.48%) Bash Shell
4 37 (17.62%) Java 8
5 33 (15.71%) Python
6 32 (15.24%) SQL
7 26 (12.38%) ES6
8 17 (8.10%) Ruby
9 14 (6.67%) Perl
10 13 (6.19%) Go
11 8 (3.81%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.33%) C#
13 6 (2.86%) Korn
14 5 (2.38%) Scala
15 4 (1.90%) C++
16 3 (1.43%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.95%) XPath
18 1 (0.48%) Groovy
18 1 (0.48%) PHP
18 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 25 (11.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (3.81%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.33%) DBS Check
4 7 (3.33%) Degree
5 5 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.43%) IBM AIX Certification
7 2 (0.95%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.95%) HNC
7 2 (0.95%) MCP
7 2 (0.95%) MCSA
7 2 (0.95%) MCSE
7 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CISSP
8 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.48%) OCA
8 1 (0.48%) OCAJ
8 1 (0.48%) OCP
8 1 (0.48%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.24%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.38%) WCAG
3 2 (0.95%) GDPR
3 2 (0.95%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.48%) Dublin Core
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (9.05%) Docker
2 9 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.90%) vSphere
4 3 (1.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.95%) Firmware
5 2 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.48%) HDFS
6 1 (0.48%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 25 (11.90%) Ansible
2 20 (9.52%) Puppet
3 19 (9.05%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.71%) Kubernetes
5 8 (3.81%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.33%) Terraform
7 3 (1.43%) Salt
7 3 (1.43%) SCCM
7 3 (1.43%) WSUS
8 2 (0.95%) Grafana
8 2 (0.95%) Kibana
8 2 (0.95%) PingFederate
9 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (14.29%) Oracle
2 25 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.05%) Red Hat
4 12 (5.71%) Google
4 12 (5.71%) Veritas
5 11 (5.24%) VMware
6 9 (4.29%) EMC
6 9 (4.29%) IBM
6 9 (4.29%) NetApp
7 6 (2.86%) TOWER Software
8 4 (1.90%) BMC
9 3 (1.43%) Cisco
10 2 (0.95%) F5
10 2 (0.95%) HP
10 2 (0.95%) webMethods
11 1 (0.48%) CyberArk
11 1 (0.48%) hybris
11 1 (0.48%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.48%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.48%) Veeam