The first table below looks at the demand for AWK skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 1 August 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 England 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AWK
Rank 531 537 547
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing AWK 22 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.026% 0.043%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.066% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £361 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £316 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £508 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18282 18061 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.04% 38.75% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11880 11396 11834
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 508 755
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.86 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AWK across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in England

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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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 11 £495 +36.55% 2
South East - 8 £355 - 3
South West - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £350 - 1
North West - 1 - -
North East - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 45 (83.33%) UNIX
2 30 (55.56%) Perl
3 29 (53.70%) Linux
4 28 (51.85%) sed
5 24 (44.44%) Oracle
6 23 (42.59%) Windows
7 20 (37.04%) Bash Shell
8 17 (31.48%) SQL
9 16 (29.63%) Red Hat
9 16 (29.63%) Shell Script
9 16 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (27.78%) FIX Protocol
10 15 (27.78%) Java
11 14 (25.93%) Korn
12 13 (24.07%) Equities
12 13 (24.07%) C-shell
13 12 (22.22%) Open Source
13 12 (22.22%) MS Office
14 11 (20.37%) Puppet
14 11 (20.37%) Electronic Trading
15 10 (18.52%) Solaris
15 10 (18.52%) Finance
16 9 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (16.67%) Apache
16 9 (16.67%) Sun
16 9 (16.67%) ETL
16 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
17 8 (14.81%) Big Data
17 8 (14.81%) NAS
17 8 (14.81%) Oracle Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 9 (16.67%) Apache
2 5 (9.26%) Node.js
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) nginx
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.81%) NAS
2 7 (12.96%) FTP
2 7 (12.96%) HTTPS
3 5 (9.26%) DMZ
4 3 (5.56%) SNMP
4 3 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (3.70%) DNS
6 1 (1.85%) SSH
6 1 (1.85%) HTTP
6 1 (1.85%) SSL
6 1 (1.85%) PBX
6 1 (1.85%) SMTP
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.85%) LDAP
6 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.85%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 8 (14.81%) Big Data
3 7 (12.96%) MySQL
4 6 (11.11%) SQLPlus
5 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.56%) Apache Hive
5 3 (5.56%) HBase
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.85%) Ingres
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.85%) DB2
6 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.11%) Subversion
2 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.41%) Maven
4 3 (5.56%) JUnit
4 3 (5.56%) Mockito
5 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.70%) JIRA
6 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.85%) Ant
6 1 (1.85%) Trac
6 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (11.11%) Administrator
1 6 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (9.26%) Architect
2 5 (9.26%) Developer
3 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
3 4 (7.41%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Support Specialist
5 2 (3.70%) Applications Support
5 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (3.70%) Tester
5 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) FIX Protocol
2 7 (12.96%) JSON
2 7 (12.96%) Spring
2 7 (12.96%) XML
3 6 (11.11%) Middleware
4 5 (9.26%) HTML
4 5 (9.26%) CSS
4 5 (9.26%) Web Services
4 5 (9.26%) jQuery
4 5 (9.26%) CSS3
4 5 (9.26%) HTML5
5 4 (7.41%) Ajax
6 3 (5.56%) LAMP
6 3 (5.56%) Guava
7 2 (3.70%) REST
7 2 (3.70%) SOAP
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.85%) Java SE
8 1 (1.85%) J2EE
8 1 (1.85%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Equities
2 12 (22.22%) Open Source
3 9 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (9.26%) Data Extraction
5 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.85%) MPEG
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 45 (83.33%) UNIX
2 29 (53.70%) Linux
3 23 (42.59%) Windows
4 16 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (18.52%) Solaris
6 8 (14.81%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (3.70%) CentOS
7 2 (3.70%) SUSE
7 2 (3.70%) Fedora
8 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.85%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Electronic Trading
2 9 (16.67%) ETL
3 8 (14.81%) Migration
4 7 (12.96%) Analytics
5 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.41%) Validation
5 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 3 (5.56%) Scrum
6 3 (5.56%) OOD
6 3 (5.56%) OO
6 3 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.70%) DevOps
7 2 (3.70%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (55.56%) Perl
2 28 (51.85%) sed
3 20 (37.04%) Bash Shell
4 17 (31.48%) SQL
5 16 (29.63%) Shell Script
6 15 (27.78%) Java
7 14 (25.93%) Korn
8 13 (24.07%) C-shell
9 8 (14.81%) Ruby
10 7 (12.96%) C++
11 5 (9.26%) C#
11 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
11 5 (9.26%) PHP
12 3 (5.56%) Python
12 3 (5.56%) C
13 1 (1.85%) VB
13 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.85%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) HNC
3 2 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 8 (14.81%) Xen
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.70%) XenServer
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) vCloud
3 2 (3.70%) KVM
3 2 (3.70%) NFS
3 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.85%) Samba
4 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (1.85%) qmail
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Puppet
2 6 (11.11%) Cobbler
2 6 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 3 (5.56%) Nagios
3 3 (5.56%) Oozie
4 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (3.70%) Cacti
4 2 (3.70%) Munin
4 2 (3.70%) Opsview
5 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Oracle
2 16 (29.63%) Red Hat
3 9 (16.67%) Sun
4 6 (11.11%) IBM
5 4 (7.41%) hybris
5 4 (7.41%) Endeca
6 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.70%) Green Hat
6 2 (3.70%) New Relic
6 2 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Citrix
6 2 (3.70%) VMware
7 1 (1.85%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.85%) Veritas
7 1 (1.85%) EMC
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.85%) Egenera