The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 147 188 200
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +12
Contract jobs citing AWK 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.040% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.087% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £434 - £435
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 - £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £725
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -48.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.09%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1401 2308 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.66% 45.85% 43.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1169 1891 1909
Average daily rate £485 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.95 £24.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AWK across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

AWK
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AWK across the City of London region.

AWK Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

AWK
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AWK across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

AWK Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AWK across the City of London region.

AWK Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AWK also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AWK.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) sed
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 7 (77.78%) Open Source
3 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
4 6 (66.67%) Oozie
4 6 (66.67%) Cascading
4 6 (66.67%) Apache Hive
4 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
4 6 (66.67%) JIRA
4 6 (66.67%) Spring
4 6 (66.67%) Maven
4 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (66.67%) OO
4 6 (66.67%) Apache
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (66.67%) OOD
5 5 (55.56%) ETL
5 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
5 5 (55.56%) Scrum
5 5 (55.56%) JUnit
5 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 5 (55.56%) Pair Programming
5 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
5 5 (55.56%) Mockito
5 5 (55.56%) Big Data

AWK
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing AWK also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AWK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (66.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Apache Hive
1 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (55.56%) Big Data
3 4 (44.44%) HBase
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 6 (66.67%) Maven
3 5 (55.56%) Eclipse
3 5 (55.56%) JUnit
3 5 (55.56%) Mockito
4 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Hadoop Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Assistant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Cascading
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Commons
2 5 (55.56%) Guava
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) SOAP
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (55.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 1 (11.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Open Source
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) OOD
3 5 (55.56%) ETL
3 5 (55.56%) ETL Development
3 5 (55.56%) Pair Programming
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) sed
2 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) XPath
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Perl
5 1 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Oozie
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Perforce