The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
sed
Rank 565 540 506
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -34
Contract jobs citing sed 7 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.049% 0.022%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.038% 0.13% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 6
Average daily rate
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£340 £500 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £420 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £515 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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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
18277 17568 15502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.59% 37.15% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12002 11411 9789
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 426 573
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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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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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 27 March 2015. 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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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
London -11 2 £400 -20.00% 10
South East -30 2 £320 -36.94%
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) AWK
3 15 (65.22%) Shell Script
4 13 (56.52%) Oracle
5 12 (52.17%) UNIX
5 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
5 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (47.83%) Migration
7 10 (43.48%) Korn
8 9 (39.13%) NAS
8 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
8 9 (39.13%) DMZ
8 9 (39.13%) FTP
8 9 (39.13%) HTTPS
8 9 (39.13%) Apache
8 9 (39.13%) Windows
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (26.09%) Sun
9 6 (26.09%) Firewall
10 5 (21.74%) Java
10 5 (21.74%) Open Source
11 4 (17.39%) HBase
11 4 (17.39%) Big Data
11 4 (17.39%) Analytics
11 4 (17.39%) Guava
11 4 (17.39%) Oozie
11 4 (17.39%) Cascading
11 4 (17.39%) Apache Commons
11 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
11 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (39.13%) Apache
2 3 (13.04%) Moodle
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) HTTPS
1 9 (39.13%) DMZ
1 9 (39.13%) FTP
1 9 (39.13%) NAS
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) SSH
3 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (17.39%) Hadoop
1 4 (17.39%) Apache Hive
1 4 (17.39%) HBase
1 4 (17.39%) Big Data
1 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JUnit
1 4 (17.39%) Maven
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Mockito
2 1 (4.35%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) BitKeeper
2 1 (4.35%) Spock
2 1 (4.35%) Geb
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Migration Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Support
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
3 3 (13.04%) UNIX Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Moodle Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Database Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Principle Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Spring
1 4 (17.39%) Guava
1 4 (17.39%) Cascading
1 4 (17.39%) Apache Commons
2 3 (13.04%) Regular Expression
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) POSIX
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
3 3 (13.04%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) UNIX
2 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
3 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) OOD
3 4 (17.39%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) RUP
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) AWK
2 15 (65.22%) Shell Script
3 10 (43.48%) Korn
4 9 (39.13%) Bash Shell
5 5 (21.74%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) Perl
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) PHP
8 2 (8.70%) Ruby
9 1 (4.35%) Python
9 1 (4.35%) C
9 1 (4.35%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) EFQM
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Oozie
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Oracle
2 12 (52.17%) Red Hat
3 6 (26.09%) Sun
4 3 (13.04%) Alias
5 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
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