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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 524 569 546
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -23
Contract jobs citing AWK 57 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.034% 0.055%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.091% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 13
Average daily rate £350 £375 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £316 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £790
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £725
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -48.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.50 £36.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.83% -13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.09%
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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
17933 17670 17036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.58% 37.97% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12294 11854 10829
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 402 462
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.85 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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

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
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 13 February 2016.

AWK Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +24 20 £350 +9.37% 2
London +7 13 £442 - 3
North West 0 13 £450 +20.00%
South West +8 11 £370 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 65 (76.47%) Linux
2 61 (71.76%) sed
3 54 (63.53%) Bash Shell
4 47 (55.29%) Unix
5 43 (50.59%) Perl
6 36 (42.35%) Python
7 33 (38.82%) SQL
8 31 (36.47%) Oracle
9 29 (34.12%) Apache
9 29 (34.12%) Red Hat
10 26 (30.59%) Java
10 26 (30.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (29.41%) Shell Script
12 24 (28.24%) Windows
13 23 (27.06%) Finance
13 23 (27.06%) Git (software)
14 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (23.53%) JIRA
16 19 (22.35%) Configuration Management
17 18 (21.18%) Open Source
18 17 (20.00%) Scrum
18 17 (20.00%) ITIL
18 17 (20.00%) OO
19 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
20 14 (16.47%) Eclipse
20 14 (16.47%) Spring
20 14 (16.47%) Maven
21 13 (15.29%) Degree
21 13 (15.29%) Puppet
21 13 (15.29%) Apache Hive

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (34.12%) Apache
2 7 (8.24%) Confluence
3 5 (5.88%) Apache Solr
4 4 (4.71%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.18%) JBoss
6 1 (1.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) SSH
2 6 (7.06%) HTTP
2 6 (7.06%) SAN
3 3 (3.53%) Broadband
4 1 (1.18%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.18%) IPsec
4 1 (1.18%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.18%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) LDAP
4 1 (1.18%) Modbus
4 1 (1.18%) VPN
4 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) Apache Hive
1 13 (15.29%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (15.29%) Hadoop
1 13 (15.29%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (12.94%) Big Data
3 10 (11.76%) HBase
4 9 (10.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 8 (9.41%) MySQL
6 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database
7 4 (4.71%) DB2
7 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.53%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.53%) VoltDB
9 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.18%) OLTP
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.18%) QlikView
9 1 (1.18%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 23 (27.06%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.53%) JIRA
3 16 (18.82%) Jenkins
4 14 (16.47%) Eclipse
4 14 (16.47%) Maven
5 12 (14.12%) JUnit
5 12 (14.12%) Mockito
6 11 (12.94%) Subversion
7 3 (3.53%) CruiseControl
7 3 (3.53%) Selenium
8 1 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.18%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (27.06%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Avionics
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Analyst
2 18 (21.18%) Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (10.59%) Hadoop Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Java Developer
4 9 (10.59%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.24%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.06%) Digital Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) Access Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Administrator
7 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Business Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) Spring
2 13 (15.29%) Apache Commons
2 13 (15.29%) Cascading
2 13 (15.29%) LAPP Stack
3 12 (14.12%) Guava
4 4 (4.71%) Pandas
4 4 (4.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (3.53%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.53%) J2EE
6 2 (2.35%) JSON
6 2 (2.35%) LAMP
6 2 (2.35%) RESTful
6 2 (2.35%) SOAP
6 2 (2.35%) XML
7 1 (1.18%) .NET
7 1 (1.18%) CGI
7 1 (1.18%) D3.js
7 1 (1.18%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Algorithms
2 11 (12.94%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.88%) Clustering
3 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.71%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.71%) HACMP
4 4 (4.71%) SCADA
5 3 (3.53%) LPAR
5 3 (3.53%) PKI
5 3 (3.53%) Smart Meter
6 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.35%) Replication
6 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.18%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.18%) Fintech
7 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (76.47%) Linux
2 47 (55.29%) Unix
3 26 (30.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (28.24%) Windows
5 13 (15.29%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (4.71%) AIX
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.53%) VMS
8 1 (1.18%) CentOS
8 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.18%) OpenWrt
8 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) Configuration Management
3 18 (21.18%) Open Source
4 17 (20.00%) ITIL
4 17 (20.00%) OO
4 17 (20.00%) Scrum
5 13 (15.29%) ETL
5 13 (15.29%) OOD
6 12 (14.12%) ETL Development
6 12 (14.12%) Load Balancing
6 12 (14.12%) Pair Programming
6 12 (14.12%) Unit Testing
7 11 (12.94%) ITIL V3
8 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.41%) Identity Management
9 8 (9.41%) SDLC
10 7 (8.24%) High Availability
10 7 (8.24%) Matrix Management
11 6 (7.06%) Data Management
11 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 61 (71.76%) sed
2 54 (63.53%) Bash Shell
3 43 (50.59%) Perl
4 36 (42.35%) Python
5 33 (38.82%) SQL
6 26 (30.59%) Java
7 25 (29.41%) Shell Script
8 9 (10.59%) Korn
9 5 (5.88%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.71%) C#
10 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.53%) Lua
11 3 (3.53%) PHP
11 3 (3.53%) Ruby
11 3 (3.53%) VBA
12 2 (2.35%) C
12 2 (2.35%) Scala
12 2 (2.35%) XPath
13 1 (1.18%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (15.29%) Degree
2 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
2 11 (12.94%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) CCNA
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.35%) HNC
3 2 (2.35%) HND
3 2 (2.35%) MCSE
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.35%) SDET
3 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Samba
2 11 (12.94%) NFS
3 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.88%) Veritas File System
5 4 (4.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.35%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.35%) XenServer
7 1 (1.18%) KVM
7 1 (1.18%) Shibboleth
7 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) Oozie
1 13 (15.29%) Puppet
2 11 (12.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.18%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.18%) Kibana
3 1 (1.18%) logstash
3 1 (1.18%) Nagios
3 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.18%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (36.47%) Oracle
2 29 (34.12%) Red Hat
3 13 (15.29%) NetApp
4 10 (11.76%) IBM
5 6 (7.06%) Tableau
5 6 (7.06%) VMware
6 5 (5.88%) Ab Initio
6 5 (5.88%) EMC
6 5 (5.88%) Veritas
7 4 (4.71%) 3PAR
7 4 (4.71%) hybris
7 4 (4.71%) Remedy
7 4 (4.71%) Symantec
8 3 (3.53%) Sybase
9 2 (2.35%) Perforce
10 1 (1.18%) Google
10 1 (1.18%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.18%) New Relic
10 1 (1.18%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.18%) Sun