Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 44 63
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19 -24
Contract jobs citing Unix 79 213 163
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.84% 4.46% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.58% 20.09% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 147 113
Median daily rate £525 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £317 £345 £313
90th Percentile £600 £563 £600
England median daily rate £475 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Median hourly rate - £15.30 £14.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.44% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year - +3.70% -11.18%

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 628 1,060 942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.57% 22.18% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 626 604
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -0.93%
10th Percentile £150 £175 £160
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
England median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 83 77
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% +14.83%
10th Percentile £11.07 £10.50 £10.65
90th Percentile £22.55 £29.08 £35.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - +0.72% +3.73%

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 6 April 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 6 April 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 -10 42 £400 -11.11% 13
South Yorkshire -8 29 £550 +12.82% 1
North Yorkshire +1 3 £650 +55.22% 7
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Unix
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 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 (60.76%) Linux
2 38 (48.10%) Git (software)
3 37 (46.84%) Java
4 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (32.91%) Test Automation
6 23 (29.11%) Bash Shell
7 22 (27.85%) TDD
8 21 (26.58%) Pair Programming
8 21 (26.58%) HTML
8 21 (26.58%) CSS
9 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
9 20 (25.32%) JUnit
9 20 (25.32%) Open Source
9 20 (25.32%) Microservices
9 20 (25.32%) Java 8
10 19 (24.05%) Spock
10 19 (24.05%) React
10 19 (24.05%) Spring Boot
10 19 (24.05%) Node.js
10 19 (24.05%) Jenkins
10 19 (24.05%) Spring
10 19 (24.05%) Oracle
11 18 (22.78%) AngularJS
11 18 (22.78%) RESTful
11 18 (22.78%) ES6
12 17 (21.52%) Progressive Web App
12 17 (21.52%) Vue.js
13 16 (20.25%) Asynchronous Programming
13 16 (20.25%) Continuous Deployment
14 14 (17.72%) Finance

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 4 (5.06%) Confluence
1 4 (5.06%) SAS
1 4 (5.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.53%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.53%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.27%) Apache
3 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.27%) nginx
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.27%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.27%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.27%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.27%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.27%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) AWS
2 7 (8.86%) Azure
3 5 (6.33%) GitHub
4 4 (5.06%) IaaS
5 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.53%) PaaS
5 2 (2.53%) SaaS
6 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) HTTP
2 2 (2.53%) BGP
2 2 (2.53%) IPv6
2 2 (2.53%) Junos
2 2 (2.53%) MPLS
2 2 (2.53%) NAS
2 2 (2.53%) OSPF
2 2 (2.53%) RSVP
2 2 (2.53%) SAN
2 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.53%) VPN
2 2 (2.53%) VXLAN
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) RDBMS
2 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.39%) Spotfire
3 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.27%) Big Data
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.27%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 38 (48.10%) Git (software)
2 20 (25.32%) JUnit
3 19 (24.05%) Jenkins
3 19 (24.05%) Spock
4 5 (6.33%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.80%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.80%) Selenium
6 2 (2.53%) Gatling
6 2 (2.53%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.53%) JMeter
6 2 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.27%) Maven
7 1 (1.27%) Mockito
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 10 (12.66%) Public Sector
3 3 (3.80%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.86%) TIBCO Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (7.59%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (6.33%) Architect
5 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Consultant
6 4 (5.06%) Digital Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.06%) Server Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (3.80%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) CSS
1 21 (26.58%) HTML
2 19 (24.05%) Node.js
2 19 (24.05%) React
2 19 (24.05%) Spring
2 19 (24.05%) Spring Boot
3 18 (22.78%) AngularJS
3 18 (22.78%) RESTful
4 17 (21.52%) Vue.js
5 10 (12.66%) SOAP
5 10 (12.66%) XML
6 9 (11.39%) JDBC
6 9 (11.39%) JMS
6 9 (11.39%) TIBCO EMS
7 8 (10.13%) Web Services
8 5 (6.33%) .NET
9 2 (2.53%) Jinja
9 2 (2.53%) REST
9 2 (2.53%) SAP Basis
9 2 (2.53%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.39%) Algorithms
3 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.53%) Blog
4 2 (2.53%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.53%) User Experience
5 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.76%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) Windows
3 8 (10.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.86%) Solaris
5 4 (5.06%) CentOS
5 4 (5.06%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.91%) Test Automation
3 22 (27.85%) TDD
4 21 (26.58%) Pair Programming
5 20 (25.32%) Microservices
5 20 (25.32%) Open Source
6 17 (21.52%) Progressive Web App
7 16 (20.25%) Asynchronous Programming
7 16 (20.25%) Continuous Deployment
8 12 (15.19%) Migration
9 11 (13.92%) ITIL
9 11 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (12.66%) Project Management
11 9 (11.39%) Integration Testing
12 7 (8.86%) DevOps
13 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (5.06%) Deployment Automation
14 4 (5.06%) Scrum
14 4 (5.06%) Statistics
14 4 (5.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) Java
2 23 (29.11%) Bash Shell
3 20 (25.32%) Java 8
3 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
4 18 (22.78%) ES6
5 9 (11.39%) Python
5 9 (11.39%) XPath
6 7 (8.86%) SQL
7 5 (6.33%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.80%) Perl
8 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.53%) ABAP
9 2 (2.53%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.53%) R
9 2 (2.53%) Ruby
10 1 (1.27%) C#
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.27%) Scala
10 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.53%) JNCIE
5 2 (2.53%) JNCIP
5 2 (2.53%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.27%) ISEB
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
6 1 (1.27%) MCSA
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 9 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.86%) Docker
3 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.06%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.53%) NFS
5 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) Ansible
2 7 (8.86%) Puppet
3 4 (5.06%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.06%) SCCM
4 3 (3.80%) Terraform
5 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Oracle
2 13 (16.46%) Red Hat
3 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
4 9 (11.39%) TIBCO
4 9 (11.39%) VMware
5 3 (3.80%) SAP
6 2 (2.53%) HP
6 2 (2.53%) Juniper
6 2 (2.53%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.27%) Dell
7 1 (1.27%) EMC
7 1 (1.27%) Google
7 1 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) Mercator
7 1 (1.27%) NetApp
7 1 (1.27%) Veritas
7 1 (1.27%) Xamarin