The first table below looks at the demand for sed 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 sed over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
sed
Rank 537 550 545
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing sed 25 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.009% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.022% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 10
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£325 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £363 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £363 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +3.57%
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
18415 18050 19396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.33% 38.72% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11983 11402 11811
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 384 515 749
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.45 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £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 sed across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

sed 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 sed across the England region.

sed 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 sed across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

sed 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 sed across the England region.

sed 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 sed within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +7 14 £325 - 2
South East - 8 £355 -
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £350 -
South West - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing sed 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 sed.

1 32 (69.57%) Linux
2 29 (63.04%) AWK
3 22 (47.83%) Bash Shell
4 21 (45.65%) UNIX
4 21 (45.65%) Perl
5 20 (43.48%) SQL
5 20 (43.48%) Shell Script
5 20 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (41.30%) Red Hat
7 18 (39.13%) Oracle
7 18 (39.13%) Apache
8 16 (34.78%) MySQL
8 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
9 15 (32.61%) PHP
10 12 (26.09%) Open Source
11 11 (23.91%) CentOS
11 11 (23.91%) Java
12 10 (21.74%) Ethernet
12 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling
12 10 (21.74%) SSH
12 10 (21.74%) E-Learning
12 10 (21.74%) NAS
12 10 (21.74%) Moodle
12 10 (21.74%) Performance Testing
12 10 (21.74%) Regular Expression
13 8 (17.39%) Big Data
13 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
13 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
13 8 (17.39%) Ruby
13 8 (17.39%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing sed 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 sed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (39.13%) Apache
2 10 (21.74%) Moodle
3 5 (10.87%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) SAS
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) Ethernet
1 10 (21.74%) SSH
1 10 (21.74%) NAS
2 7 (15.22%) FTP
2 7 (15.22%) HTTPS
3 5 (10.87%) DMZ
3 5 (10.87%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) SNMP
5 1 (2.17%) DNS
5 1 (2.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) PBX
5 1 (2.17%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.78%) MySQL
2 8 (17.39%) Big Data
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.52%) Apache Hive
3 3 (6.52%) HBase
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.87%) Subversion
4 3 (6.52%) Maven
4 3 (6.52%) JUnit
4 3 (6.52%) Mockito
5 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA
6 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (15.22%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Administrator
2 6 (13.04%) Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Architect
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
4 4 (8.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Development Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Moodle Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Regular Expression
2 7 (15.22%) JSON
2 7 (15.22%) XML
3 5 (10.87%) HTML
3 5 (10.87%) CSS
3 5 (10.87%) jQuery
3 5 (10.87%) HTML5
3 5 (10.87%) CSS3
3 5 (10.87%) Web Services
4 3 (6.52%) Guava
4 3 (6.52%) LAMP
4 3 (6.52%) Spring
5 2 (4.35%) Middleware
5 2 (4.35%) SOAP
5 2 (4.35%) REST
5 2 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.17%) FFmpeg
6 1 (2.17%) J2EE
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Open Source
2 10 (21.74%) E-Learning
3 6 (13.04%) VLE
4 5 (10.87%) Data Extraction
5 4 (8.70%) Learning Management System
6 1 (2.17%) Derivative
6 1 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) MPEG
6 1 (2.17%) HACMP
6 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (69.57%) Linux
2 21 (45.65%) UNIX
3 20 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (23.91%) CentOS
5 7 (15.22%) Windows
6 3 (6.52%) Solaris
7 2 (4.35%) SUSE
7 2 (4.35%) Fedora
7 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.17%) AIX
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Data Modelling
1 10 (21.74%) Performance Testing
2 8 (17.39%) ETL
2 8 (17.39%) Migration
3 7 (15.22%) Analytics
4 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.52%) Scrum
5 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.52%) Pair Programming
5 3 (6.52%) OOD
5 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
5 3 (6.52%) OO
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) DevOps
6 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL
6 2 (4.35%) Process Management
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (63.04%) AWK
2 22 (47.83%) Bash Shell
3 21 (45.65%) Perl
4 20 (43.48%) SQL
4 20 (43.48%) Shell Script
5 15 (32.61%) PHP
6 11 (23.91%) Java
7 8 (17.39%) Ruby
8 7 (15.22%) Korn
8 7 (15.22%) C++
9 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
9 5 (10.87%) C#
10 3 (6.52%) C
10 3 (6.52%) Python
11 1 (2.17%) Bourne shell
11 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.35%) Xen
2 2 (4.35%) XenServer
2 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.35%) vCloud
2 2 (4.35%) KVM
3 1 (2.17%) Samba
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.17%) qmail
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Puppet
2 3 (6.52%) Oozie
2 3 (6.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (4.35%) Opsview
3 2 (4.35%) Nagios
3 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.35%) Cacti
3 2 (4.35%) Munin
3 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Red Hat
2 18 (39.13%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Symantec
4 3 (6.52%) Sun
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.35%) Green Hat
5 2 (4.35%) New Relic
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.17%) Sophis
6 1 (2.17%) McAfee
6 1 (2.17%) EMC
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft