The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 564 535 493
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -42
Contract jobs citing AWK 25 24 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.051% 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 14
Average daily rate
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£418 £488 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.25% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £210 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £785 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £700 £425
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +64.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+265.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+265.00% -
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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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19115 18064 17340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.89% 38.25% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13233 11695 10759
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 526 693
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £14.01 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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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 19 December 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 19 December 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
South East -6 16 £415 -
London +12 8 £418 -1.06% 1
South West -24 1 - - 2
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (78.05%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) sed
3 23 (56.10%) UNIX
4 22 (53.66%) Java
5 18 (43.90%) Bash Shell
6 17 (41.46%) Oracle
7 16 (39.02%) Shell Script
8 15 (36.59%) Perl
8 15 (36.59%) Apache
8 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (36.59%) Maven
9 14 (34.15%) Windows
10 13 (31.71%) JUnit
10 13 (31.71%) OO
10 13 (31.71%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (31.71%) OOD
10 13 (31.71%) ETL
10 13 (31.71%) Spring
10 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
10 13 (31.71%) Pair Programming
10 13 (31.71%) Scrum
10 13 (31.71%) Open Source
10 13 (31.71%) Mockito
10 13 (31.71%) Hadoop
10 13 (31.71%) Oozie
10 13 (31.71%) Cascading
10 13 (31.71%) Apache Commons
10 13 (31.71%) Apache Hive
10 13 (31.71%) HBase
10 13 (31.71%) Big Data

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (36.59%) Apache
2 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) nginx
5 1 (2.44%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) SAS
5 1 (2.44%) iPlanet
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) FTP
2 9 (21.95%) HTTPS
2 9 (21.95%) DMZ
2 9 (21.95%) NAS
3 6 (14.63%) Firewall
4 5 (12.20%) DNS
5 4 (9.76%) LDAP
6 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.88%) SSH
7 2 (4.88%) HTTP
8 1 (2.44%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.44%) SNMP
8 1 (2.44%) Broadband
8 1 (2.44%) PBX
8 1 (2.44%) SMTP
8 1 (2.44%) SSL
8 1 (2.44%) Internet
8 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (31.71%) Hadoop
1 13 (31.71%) Apache Hive
1 13 (31.71%) HBase
1 13 (31.71%) Big Data
2 3 (7.32%) DB2
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
4 1 (2.44%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Maven
2 13 (31.71%) JUnit
2 13 (31.71%) Mockito
3 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
4 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 3 (7.32%) JIRA
5 3 (7.32%) Subversion
6 2 (4.88%) Ant
7 1 (2.44%) Trac
7 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) Consultant
2 5 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (12.20%) Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) UNIX Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Support
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.32%) Security Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Migration Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX Support
5 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) UNIX Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) Spring
1 13 (31.71%) Cascading
1 13 (31.71%) Apache Commons
1 13 (31.71%) Guava
2 6 (14.63%) HTML
3 4 (9.76%) Java EE
4 3 (7.32%) CSS
4 3 (7.32%) XML
4 3 (7.32%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.44%) FFmpeg
5 1 (2.44%) MCollective
5 1 (2.44%) JSON
5 1 (2.44%) Java SE
5 1 (2.44%) Ajax
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Open Source
1 13 (31.71%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.32%) PKI
2 3 (7.32%) Equities
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) MPEG
4 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 32 (78.05%) Linux
2 23 (56.10%) UNIX
3 14 (34.15%) Windows
4 10 (24.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.32%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) Solaris
6 1 (2.44%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) OO
2 13 (31.71%) OOD
2 13 (31.71%) ETL
2 13 (31.71%) Unit Testing
2 13 (31.71%) Pair Programming
2 13 (31.71%) Scrum
3 12 (29.27%) Analytics
3 12 (29.27%) Migration
4 5 (12.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.32%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.88%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.44%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) High Availability
7 1 (2.44%) Change Control
7 1 (2.44%) RUP
7 1 (2.44%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 27 (65.85%) sed
2 22 (53.66%) Java
3 18 (43.90%) Bash Shell
4 16 (39.02%) Shell Script
5 15 (36.59%) Perl
6 11 (26.83%) Korn
7 6 (14.63%) SQL
8 5 (12.20%) Python
9 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (9.76%) C
10 3 (7.32%) C-shell
11 2 (4.88%) Jython
11 2 (4.88%) Ruby
11 2 (4.88%) C++
12 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) qmail
1 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
1 1 (2.44%) NFS
1 1 (2.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) Oozie
2 3 (7.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Capistrano
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Bacula
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Oracle
2 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
3 6 (14.63%) Sun
4 4 (9.76%) IBM
5 3 (7.32%) Alias
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.44%) VMware