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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank 180 195 193
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing AWK 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.070% 0.017%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.16% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£486 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
+45.83% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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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
2207 2469 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.63% 43.35% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1794 1842 1864
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 27
Average hourly rate £27.37 £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £27.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £147.50 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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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 6 March 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Equities
2 4 (57.14%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (57.14%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (57.14%) C-shell
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (28.57%) Informix
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Hadoop

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Informix
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 1 (14.29%) HBase
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Mockito
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (14.29%) Guava
2 1 (14.29%) Cascading
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Commons
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Equities
2 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Pair Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) C-shell
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) sed
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle