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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 597 605 580
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Contract jobs citing AWK 22 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.026% 0.065%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.067% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 16
Median daily rate £450 £493 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.72% -0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £660 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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UK

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
19040 19526 18487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.12% 38.40% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13275 13272 12224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 395 404
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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

AWK
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

AWK
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 25 June 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 +23 18 £450 -8.72% 2
East Midlands +8 3 £450 -25.00%
East of England +15 1 £400 +6.66%
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AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 45 (91.84%) Linux
2 31 (63.27%) Perl
3 30 (61.22%) Unix
4 29 (59.18%) sed
5 27 (55.10%) Bash Shell
6 26 (53.06%) SQL
6 26 (53.06%) Red Hat
7 20 (40.82%) Windows
8 18 (36.73%) Apache
9 17 (34.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (26.53%) Shell Script
10 13 (26.53%) Java
11 12 (24.49%) SAN
12 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
13 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
13 10 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (20.41%) Subversion
13 10 (20.41%) LAPP Stack
14 9 (18.37%) Finance
14 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
14 9 (18.37%) PL/SQL
14 9 (18.37%) Oracle
15 8 (16.33%) IIS
15 8 (16.33%) SLA
15 8 (16.33%) IBM
15 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
15 8 (16.33%) Python
15 8 (16.33%) Scrum
15 8 (16.33%) VMware
15 8 (16.33%) Endeca

AWK
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 18 (36.73%) Apache
2 8 (16.33%) IIS
3 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.08%) JBoss
4 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) SAN
2 7 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (14.29%) FTP
3 3 (6.12%) Broadband
4 1 (2.04%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.04%) Firewall
4 1 (2.04%) Network Security
4 1 (2.04%) SSL
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.20%) MySQL
4 4 (8.16%) Apache Hive
4 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.16%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.12%) Big Data
5 3 (6.12%) HBase
6 2 (4.08%) MarkLogic
7 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Subversion
2 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.24%) JUnit
4 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.16%) JIRA
4 4 (8.16%) Maven
4 4 (8.16%) Mockito
5 3 (6.12%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.08%) Ant
6 2 (4.08%) Burp Suite
6 2 (4.08%) GitLab
6 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.08%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.04%) Build Forge
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.04%) ProC
7 1 (2.04%) Toad
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Marketing
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Administrator
5 6 (12.24%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Applications Support
5 6 (12.24%) Applications Support Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Linux Support
7 4 (8.16%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Hadoop Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (10.20%) LAMP
2 5 (10.20%) Spring
2 5 (10.20%) XML
3 4 (8.16%) Apache Commons
3 4 (8.16%) Cascading
3 4 (8.16%) Guava
4 2 (4.08%) FreeMarker
4 2 (4.08%) J2EE
4 2 (4.08%) JDBC
4 2 (4.08%) Symfony
4 2 (4.08%) XSLT
5 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.04%) HTML
5 1 (2.04%) Java EE
5 1 (2.04%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.20%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) Digital Media
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.16%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.16%) HACMP
4 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.12%) LPAR
5 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.08%) SCADA
5 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 45 (91.84%) Linux
2 30 (61.22%) Unix
3 20 (40.82%) Windows
4 17 (34.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (14.29%) CentOS
5 7 (14.29%) SUSE
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (10.20%) AIX
7 4 (8.16%) Windows Server
8 3 (6.12%) VMS
9 2 (4.08%) Solaris
9 2 (4.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
2 9 (18.37%) E-Commerce
3 8 (16.33%) Asset Management
3 8 (16.33%) Scrum
4 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.29%) Migration
5 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
5 6 (12.24%) Open Source
6 5 (10.20%) DevOps
6 5 (10.20%) ETL
6 5 (10.20%) High Availability
6 5 (10.20%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (8.16%) Change Management
7 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
7 4 (8.16%) ITIL
7 4 (8.16%) OO
7 4 (8.16%) OOD
7 4 (8.16%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) Perl
2 29 (59.18%) sed
3 27 (55.10%) Bash Shell
4 26 (53.06%) SQL
5 13 (26.53%) Java
5 13 (26.53%) Shell Script
6 9 (18.37%) PL/SQL
7 8 (16.33%) Python
8 6 (12.24%) Korn
9 4 (8.16%) PHP
10 1 (2.04%) C
10 1 (2.04%) C#
10 1 (2.04%) C++
10 1 (2.04%) COBOL
10 1 (2.04%) Ruby
10 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) CCNA
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.08%) HNC
2 2 (4.08%) MCSE
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) ISO 8583
3 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Samba
2 7 (14.29%) StorNext
3 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (8.16%) Veritas File System
4 4 (8.16%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.08%) Docker
5 2 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.08%) vSphere
5 2 (4.08%) XenServer
6 1 (2.04%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Puppet
2 4 (8.16%) Oozie
3 2 (4.08%) Ansible
3 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Red Hat
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle
3 8 (16.33%) Endeca
3 8 (16.33%) IBM
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.33%) VMware
4 5 (10.20%) EMC
4 5 (10.20%) Remedy
5 4 (8.16%) 3PAR
5 4 (8.16%) Symantec
5 4 (8.16%) Veritas
6 2 (4.08%) Murex
6 2 (4.08%) Percona
6 2 (4.08%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.04%) F5
7 1 (2.04%) hybris
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp