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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 586 603 560
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -43
Contract jobs citing AWK 20 10 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.020% 0.067%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.053% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 19
Median daily rate £413 £500 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £730 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £650 £404
% change year-on-year
-36.53% +60.99%
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
19129 18999 18455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.83% 37.95% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13389 12804 12356
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 398 432
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 £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.85 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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
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 30 May 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

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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 30 May 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 +11 14 £450 -8.72%
South East - 3 £425 -
East of England +10 2 £369 -
East Midlands +5 1 £550 -15.38%
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AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 53 (84.13%) Linux
2 42 (66.67%) sed
3 38 (60.32%) Bash Shell
4 37 (58.73%) Perl
4 37 (58.73%) Unix
5 27 (42.86%) Windows
6 26 (41.27%) SQL
7 24 (38.10%) Apache
8 23 (36.51%) Red Hat
9 18 (28.57%) Python
10 16 (25.40%) Shell Script
11 14 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
12 13 (20.63%) SAN
12 13 (20.63%) Java
13 12 (19.05%) Samba
13 12 (19.05%) Finance
13 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
14 11 (17.46%) Oracle
15 10 (15.87%) Management Information System
16 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (14.29%) JIRA
16 9 (14.29%) Puppet
16 9 (14.29%) Scrum
16 9 (14.29%) OO
16 9 (14.29%) ITIL
16 9 (14.29%) IBM
17 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
17 8 (12.70%) IIS

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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 24 (38.10%) Apache
2 8 (12.70%) IIS
3 3 (4.76%) Confluence
3 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.17%) JBoss
4 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) SAN
2 7 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (11.11%) FTP
3 3 (4.76%) Broadband
3 3 (4.76%) SSH
4 2 (3.17%) HTTP
5 1 (1.59%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.59%) Firewall
5 1 (1.59%) SSL
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (12.70%) MySQL
2 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.52%) Apache Hive
3 6 (9.52%) Big Data
3 6 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.52%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.94%) HBase
5 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.76%) VoltDB
6 2 (3.17%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.59%) DB2
7 1 (1.59%) OLTP
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.59%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.29%) JIRA
3 8 (12.70%) JUnit
4 7 (11.11%) Maven
5 6 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.52%) Mockito
6 3 (4.76%) Subversion
7 2 (3.17%) Ant
7 2 (3.17%) Burp Suite
7 2 (3.17%) GitLab
7 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.17%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.59%) ProC
8 1 (1.59%) Toad
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Back Office
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Technical Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Administrator
5 7 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 7 (11.11%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Applications Support Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Digital Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Hadoop Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (11.11%) Spring
3 6 (9.52%) Apache Commons
3 6 (9.52%) Cascading
4 5 (7.94%) Guava
4 5 (7.94%) LAMP
4 5 (7.94%) XML
5 3 (4.76%) Pandas
6 2 (3.17%) J2EE
6 2 (3.17%) JDBC
6 2 (3.17%) Symfony
7 1 (1.59%) CGI
7 1 (1.59%) FreeMarker
7 1 (1.59%) HTML
7 1 (1.59%) JSON
7 1 (1.59%) RESTful
7 1 (1.59%) SOAP
7 1 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.52%) Clustering
4 5 (7.94%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.94%) Digital Media
4 5 (7.94%) SCADA
5 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.35%) HACMP
6 3 (4.76%) Cryptography
6 3 (4.76%) LPAR
6 3 (4.76%) PKI
6 3 (4.76%) Smart Meter
7 2 (3.17%) Fat Client
7 2 (3.17%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.59%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 53 (84.13%) Linux
2 37 (58.73%) Unix
3 27 (42.86%) Windows
4 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (11.11%) CentOS
5 7 (11.11%) SUSE
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.94%) AIX
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.76%) Solaris
8 3 (4.76%) VMS
9 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (14.29%) ITIL
1 9 (14.29%) OO
1 9 (14.29%) Scrum
2 8 (12.70%) Asset Management
2 8 (12.70%) Open Source
3 7 (11.11%) High Availability
4 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 6 (9.52%) ETL
4 6 (9.52%) Migration
4 6 (9.52%) OOD
5 5 (7.94%) Data Acquisition
5 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
5 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.94%) ETL Development
5 5 (7.94%) Logistics
5 5 (7.94%) Pair Programming
5 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 42 (66.67%) sed
2 38 (60.32%) Bash Shell
3 37 (58.73%) Perl
4 26 (41.27%) SQL
5 18 (28.57%) Python
6 16 (25.40%) Shell Script
7 13 (20.63%) Java
8 7 (11.11%) Korn
9 5 (7.94%) PHP
10 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.17%) Ruby
12 1 (1.59%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.59%) C
12 1 (1.59%) C#
12 1 (1.59%) C++
12 1 (1.59%) COBOL
12 1 (1.59%) VBA
12 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
1 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) CCNA
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.17%) HNC
2 2 (3.17%) MCSE
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.17%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.59%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) Samba
2 7 (11.11%) StorNext
3 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.94%) Veritas File System
5 4 (6.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (6.35%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.17%) Docker
6 2 (3.17%) NFS
6 2 (3.17%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.17%) vSphere
6 2 (3.17%) XenServer
7 1 (1.59%) Cygwin
7 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 1 (1.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) Puppet
2 6 (9.52%) Oozie
2 6 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.17%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.59%) Salt
4 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Red Hat
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle
3 9 (14.29%) IBM
4 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 8 (12.70%) VMware
5 5 (7.94%) EMC
5 5 (7.94%) NetApp
5 5 (7.94%) Remedy
5 5 (7.94%) Veritas
6 4 (6.35%) 3PAR
6 4 (6.35%) Symantec
7 3 (4.76%) Tableau
8 2 (3.17%) Percona
8 2 (3.17%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.59%) Endeca
9 1 (1.59%) F5
9 1 (1.59%) Google
9 1 (1.59%) Murex
9 1 (1.59%) Sun