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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AWK
Rank 562 557 548
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing AWK 16 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.025% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.083% 0.063% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 9
Average daily rate
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£420 £390 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £390 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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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
19322 19076 19960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.97% 39.55% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12584 12304 11983
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 391 507 688
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

AWK
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 September 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 September 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 +14 9 £425 +10.03% 5
North West -5 2 £325 -16.66%
South East - 2 - - 3
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £350 - 2
North East - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 44 (78.57%) UNIX
2 32 (57.14%) Linux
3 30 (53.57%) Perl
4 29 (51.79%) sed
5 23 (41.07%) Bash Shell
5 23 (41.07%) Oracle
5 23 (41.07%) Windows
6 18 (32.14%) SQL
6 18 (32.14%) Java
6 18 (32.14%) Shell Script
7 15 (26.79%) Red Hat
7 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (26.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
8 14 (25.00%) Open Source
8 14 (25.00%) Korn
9 13 (23.21%) ETL
10 12 (21.43%) Apache
10 12 (21.43%) Spring
10 12 (21.43%) Equities
10 12 (21.43%) C-shell
11 11 (19.64%) Big Data
11 11 (19.64%) MS Office
12 10 (17.86%) Solaris
12 10 (17.86%) Maven
12 10 (17.86%) Migration
12 10 (17.86%) Analytics
12 10 (17.86%) Puppet
12 10 (17.86%) Electronic Trading
13 9 (16.07%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (5.36%) Node.js
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.79%) SAS
3 1 (1.79%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Office
2 3 (5.36%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) FTP
1 8 (14.29%) NAS
2 7 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 5 (8.93%) DMZ
4 3 (5.36%) Firewall
5 2 (3.57%) DNS
5 2 (3.57%) SAN
5 2 (3.57%) HTTP
5 2 (3.57%) SSH
6 1 (1.79%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.79%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.79%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.79%) SNMP
6 1 (1.79%) PBX
6 1 (1.79%) SMTP
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
6 1 (1.79%) Internet
6 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) Big Data
2 8 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 8 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 8 (14.29%) HBase
3 6 (10.71%) SQLPlus
3 6 (10.71%) MySQL
3 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.79%) Ingres
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Maven
2 8 (14.29%) JUnit
2 8 (14.29%) Mockito
3 6 (10.71%) Subversion
3 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.57%) Ant
6 2 (3.57%) JIRA
6 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.79%) Trac
7 1 (1.79%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (10.71%) Developer
1 6 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (10.71%) Administrator
2 4 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 4 (7.14%) Technical Architect
2 4 (7.14%) Architect
3 3 (5.36%) LAMP Developer
3 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
3 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.57%) Support Specialist
4 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
4 2 (3.57%) Tester
4 2 (3.57%) Software Engineer
4 2 (3.57%) Analyst
4 2 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (3.57%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (1.79%) Automation Tester
5 1 (1.79%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 1 (1.79%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (21.43%) Spring
3 8 (14.29%) Guava
3 8 (14.29%) Cascading
3 8 (14.29%) Apache Commons
4 6 (10.71%) Middleware
5 5 (8.93%) JSON
5 5 (8.93%) XML
6 4 (7.14%) HTML
6 4 (7.14%) Ajax
7 3 (5.36%) HTML5
7 3 (5.36%) CSS3
7 3 (5.36%) jQuery
7 3 (5.36%) LAMP
7 3 (5.36%) Web Services
7 3 (5.36%) CSS
8 2 (3.57%) SOAP
8 2 (3.57%) REST
9 1 (1.79%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.79%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.00%) Open Source
2 12 (21.43%) Equities
3 8 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.36%) Data Extraction
5 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.79%) MPEG
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (78.57%) UNIX
2 32 (57.14%) Linux
3 23 (41.07%) Windows
4 15 (26.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (17.86%) Solaris
6 6 (10.71%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.79%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.21%) ETL
3 10 (17.86%) Migration
3 10 (17.86%) Analytics
3 10 (17.86%) Electronic Trading
4 8 (14.29%) OOD
4 8 (14.29%) OO
4 8 (14.29%) Scrum
4 8 (14.29%) Pair Programming
4 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.93%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.14%) Validation
6 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
7 3 (5.36%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.57%) Process Management
8 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) Perl
2 29 (51.79%) sed
3 23 (41.07%) Bash Shell
4 18 (32.14%) SQL
4 18 (32.14%) Java
4 18 (32.14%) Shell Script
5 14 (25.00%) Korn
6 12 (21.43%) C-shell
7 5 (8.93%) Ruby
8 4 (7.14%) Python
8 4 (7.14%) C++
9 3 (5.36%) C#
9 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.36%) PHP
10 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.57%) C
10 2 (3.57%) Jython
11 1 (1.79%) Bourne shell
11 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) HNC
4 2 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Xen
2 2 (3.57%) NFS
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.79%) qmail
3 1 (1.79%) Samba
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) Puppet
2 8 (14.29%) Oozie
3 6 (10.71%) Tivoli
3 6 (10.71%) Cobbler
4 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.79%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.79%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Oracle
2 15 (26.79%) Red Hat
3 9 (16.07%) Sun
4 6 (10.71%) IBM
5 4 (7.14%) Endeca
5 4 (7.14%) hybris
6 2 (3.57%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) Green Hat
7 1 (1.79%) Egenera
7 1 (1.79%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.79%) VMware
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.79%) Veritas
7 1 (1.79%) EMC
7 1 (1.79%) Remedy
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