The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AWK
Rank 194 221 219
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Contract jobs citing AWK 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.014% 0.026%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.032% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£518 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.23% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2494 3131 3021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.40% 44.06% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1931 2411 2344
Average daily rate £460 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 33 23
Average hourly rate £29.74 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £22.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.64 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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

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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

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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 24 July 2014, 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%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) Equities
2 6 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (66.67%) C-shell
2 6 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
5 3 (33.33%) Xen
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 3 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (33.33%) vCloud
5 3 (33.33%) sed
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) KVM
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Equities
2 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) SUSE
3 3 (33.33%) Fedora
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
1 6 (66.67%) C-shell
2 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) sed
2 3 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) HNC
1 1 (11.11%) HND
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Xen
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (33.33%) vCloud
1 3 (33.33%) KVM
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle