The table below looks at the statistics for sed 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 sed over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
sed
Rank 156 199 215
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +16
Contract jobs citing sed 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.018% 0.048%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.043% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 - £360
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -
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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
1628 2299 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.63% 42.04% 42.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1853 2018
Average daily rate £490 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £30.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £92.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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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 sed across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

sed 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 sed across the City of London region.

sed 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 sed across the City of London region.

sed 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 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing sed 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 sed.

1 6 (100.00%) AWK
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Ruby
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Oozie
5 2 (33.33%) Big Data
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Guava
5 2 (33.33%) Mockito
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 2 (33.33%) HBase
5 2 (33.33%) Cascading
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Commons
5 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (33.33%) ETL Development
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
5 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (33.33%) Spring
5 2 (33.33%) Maven

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing sed 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 sed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Mockito
3 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Java Hadoop Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Assistant
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Tester
1 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Commons
1 2 (33.33%) Cascading
1 2 (33.33%) Guava
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) Fintech
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) AWK
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) XPath
6 1 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Samba
1 1 (16.67%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Perforce
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat