The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 611 585 567
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -18
Contract jobs citing AWK 19 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.040% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.097% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 15
Median daily rate £400 £538 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% +6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £454 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £700 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £613 £360
% change year-on-year
-36.32% +70.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19541 19109 18632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.36% 37.75% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13606 12604 12353
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 410 443
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.68 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing AWK as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in England

AWK
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

AWK Daily Rate Trend in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

AWK Daily Rate Histogram in England

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Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

AWK Hourly Rate Trend in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 12 £450 -7.40% 1
South East - 4 £388 - 2
East of England - 2 £369 -
East Midlands +5 1 £550 -8.33% 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AWK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for AWK.

1 63 (76.83%) Linux
2 61 (74.39%) sed
3 50 (60.98%) Perl
3 50 (60.98%) Bash Shell
4 45 (54.88%) Unix
5 35 (42.68%) Python
6 31 (37.80%) Red Hat
7 30 (36.59%) Windows
8 29 (35.37%) SQL
9 26 (31.71%) Oracle
10 25 (30.49%) Shell Script
11 24 (29.27%) Apache
12 23 (28.05%) Finance
13 21 (25.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (23.17%) Samba
15 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
16 17 (20.73%) Java
16 17 (20.73%) ITIL
17 16 (19.51%) Configuration Management
17 16 (19.51%) Puppet
18 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
19 14 (17.07%) LAPP Stack
20 13 (15.85%) Oracle Linux
20 13 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
20 13 (15.85%) Scrum
20 13 (15.85%) NetApp
20 13 (15.85%) JIRA
21 12 (14.63%) Load Balancing
21 12 (14.63%) SAN

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Top Related IT Skills in England 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 24 (29.27%) Apache
2 7 (8.54%) Confluence
2 7 (8.54%) IIS
3 6 (7.32%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.88%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 3 (3.66%) JBoss
5 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) SAN
2 6 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (7.32%) FTP
2 6 (7.32%) HTTP
2 6 (7.32%) SSH
3 3 (3.66%) Broadband
4 1 (1.22%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.22%) Firewall
4 1 (1.22%) SSL
4 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.07%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (13.41%) MySQL
3 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.32%) Apache Hive
4 6 (7.32%) Big Data
4 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.32%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.10%) HBase
6 4 (4.88%) DB2
6 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.66%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.66%) VoltDB
8 2 (2.44%) MarkLogic
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.22%) OLTP
9 1 (1.22%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.85%) JIRA
3 9 (10.98%) Jenkins
4 8 (9.76%) JUnit
4 8 (9.76%) Subversion
5 7 (8.54%) Eclipse
5 7 (8.54%) Maven
6 6 (7.32%) Mockito
7 3 (3.66%) CruiseControl
8 2 (2.44%) Ant
8 2 (2.44%) Burp Suite
8 2 (2.44%) GitLab
8 2 (2.44%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.44%) Selenium
8 2 (2.44%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (1.22%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Analyst
2 12 (14.63%) Developer
2 12 (14.63%) Technical Analyst
3 10 (12.20%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Applications Support
5 8 (9.76%) Administrator
5 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.32%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Applications Support Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Digital Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Principal Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Access Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Hadoop Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Linux Administrator
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.07%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (8.54%) Spring
3 6 (7.32%) Apache Commons
3 6 (7.32%) Cascading
4 5 (6.10%) Guava
4 5 (6.10%) J2EE
4 5 (6.10%) LAMP
4 5 (6.10%) XML
5 4 (4.88%) Pandas
5 4 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (3.66%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (2.44%) JDBC
7 2 (2.44%) JSON
7 2 (2.44%) RESTful
7 2 (2.44%) SOAP
7 2 (2.44%) Symfony
8 1 (1.22%) CGI
8 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.22%) Java EE
8 1 (1.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 8 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.32%) Clustering
4 5 (6.10%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.10%) SCADA
5 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.88%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.88%) HACMP
6 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.66%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.66%) LPAR
6 3 (3.66%) PKI
6 3 (3.66%) Smart Meter
7 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (1.22%) Fintech
8 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 63 (76.83%) Linux
2 45 (54.88%) Unix
3 30 (36.59%) Windows
4 21 (25.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (15.85%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (7.32%) CentOS
6 6 (7.32%) SUSE
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (6.10%) AIX
8 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
9 3 (3.66%) Solaris
9 3 (3.66%) VMS
10 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) ITIL
2 16 (19.51%) Configuration Management
3 15 (18.29%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.85%) Scrum
5 12 (14.63%) Load Balancing
6 11 (13.41%) ITIL V3
7 10 (12.20%) OO
7 10 (12.20%) Open Source
8 8 (9.76%) SDLC
9 7 (8.54%) Asset Management
9 7 (8.54%) High Availability
9 7 (8.54%) Identity Management
9 7 (8.54%) Matrix Management
10 6 (7.32%) Data Management
10 6 (7.32%) ETL
10 6 (7.32%) OOD
11 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
11 5 (6.10%) Logistics
11 5 (6.10%) Migration
11 5 (6.10%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 61 (74.39%) sed
2 50 (60.98%) Bash Shell
2 50 (60.98%) Perl
3 35 (42.68%) Python
4 29 (35.37%) SQL
5 25 (30.49%) Shell Script
6 17 (20.73%) Java
7 10 (12.20%) Korn
8 6 (7.32%) PHP
9 4 (4.88%) C#
9 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.88%) Ruby
9 4 (4.88%) VBA
10 3 (3.66%) Lua
11 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.44%) XPath
12 1 (1.22%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.22%) C
12 1 (1.22%) C++
12 1 (1.22%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) Degree
3 2 (2.44%) CCNA
3 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.44%) HNC
3 2 (2.44%) MCSE
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.44%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.76%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) QA
3 2 (2.44%) SDET
4 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.22%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (23.17%) Samba
2 11 (13.41%) NFS
3 6 (7.32%) StorNext
3 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.10%) Veritas File System
5 4 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (4.88%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.44%) Docker
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.44%) vSphere
6 2 (2.44%) XenServer
7 1 (1.22%) Cygwin
7 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 16 (19.51%) Puppet
2 13 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.32%) Oozie
4 2 (2.44%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.22%) Salt
5 1 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) Red Hat
2 26 (31.71%) Oracle
3 13 (15.85%) NetApp
4 12 (14.63%) IBM
5 8 (9.76%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.76%) VMware
6 6 (7.32%) Tableau
7 5 (6.10%) Ab Initio
7 5 (6.10%) EMC
7 5 (6.10%) Remedy
7 5 (6.10%) Veritas
8 4 (4.88%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.88%) Symantec
9 3 (3.66%) Sybase
10 2 (2.44%) Percona
10 2 (2.44%) Perforce
10 2 (2.44%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.22%) Endeca
11 1 (1.22%) F5
11 1 (1.22%) Google