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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
sed
Rank 552 587 546
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -41
Contract jobs citing sed 44 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.013% 0.068%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.034% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 15
Average daily rate £350 £340 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £308 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £388 £780
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £750
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -57.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £33.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.87% -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
18224 17823 17034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.62% 37.85% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12493 11941 10865
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 £580 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 415 470
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 £17.50 £19.73 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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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 11 February 2016.

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 11 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 +32 17 £338 +5.46% 1
London +18 14 £396 -1.00% 2
South West - 13 £370 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 61 (98.39%) AWK
2 42 (67.74%) Linux
3 40 (64.52%) Bash Shell
4 35 (56.45%) Python
5 28 (45.16%) Perl
6 25 (40.32%) Oracle
7 24 (38.71%) Unix
7 24 (38.71%) Shell Script
8 23 (37.10%) Red Hat
8 23 (37.10%) SQL
8 23 (37.10%) Java
8 23 (37.10%) Finance
8 23 (37.10%) Git (software)
9 21 (33.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (32.26%) JIRA
11 17 (27.42%) Open Source
11 17 (27.42%) Scrum
11 17 (27.42%) ITIL
11 17 (27.42%) OO
12 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
13 15 (24.19%) Apache
14 14 (22.58%) Configuration Management
14 14 (22.58%) Eclipse
14 14 (22.58%) Spring
14 14 (22.58%) Maven
15 13 (20.97%) Degree
15 13 (20.97%) Oozie
15 13 (20.97%) Cascading
15 13 (20.97%) Apache Commons

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 15 (24.19%) Apache
2 7 (11.29%) Confluence
3 4 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) Node.js
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) SSH
2 6 (9.68%) HTTP
3 5 (8.06%) SAN
4 3 (4.84%) Broadband
5 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.61%) IPsec
5 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.61%) LAN
5 1 (1.61%) LDAP
5 1 (1.61%) Modbus
5 1 (1.61%) VPN
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) Apache Hive
1 13 (20.97%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (20.97%) Hadoop
2 11 (17.74%) Big Data
3 10 (16.13%) HBase
4 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 7 (11.29%) MySQL
6 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
7 4 (6.45%) DB2
8 3 (4.84%) Data Mining
8 3 (4.84%) NoSQL
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
8 3 (4.84%) VoltDB
9 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) Git (software)
2 20 (32.26%) JIRA
3 16 (25.81%) Jenkins
4 14 (22.58%) Eclipse
4 14 (22.58%) Maven
5 12 (19.35%) JUnit
5 12 (19.35%) Mockito
6 5 (8.06%) Subversion
7 3 (4.84%) CruiseControl
7 3 (4.84%) Selenium
8 1 (1.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Avionics
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Developer
2 9 (14.52%) Hadoop Developer
2 9 (14.52%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Applications Support
3 7 (11.29%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Access Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Business Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Linux Support
6 4 (6.45%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) Spring
2 13 (20.97%) Apache Commons
2 13 (20.97%) Cascading
3 12 (19.35%) Guava
4 4 (6.45%) Pandas
4 4 (6.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (4.84%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (4.84%) J2EE
6 2 (3.23%) JSON
6 2 (3.23%) RESTful
6 2 (3.23%) SOAP
6 2 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (1.61%) .NET
7 1 (1.61%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.61%) CGI
7 1 (1.61%) Express
7 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.61%) LAMP
7 1 (1.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Algorithms
2 11 (17.74%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.45%) Clustering
4 4 (6.45%) Cryptography
4 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.45%) HACMP
5 3 (4.84%) LPAR
5 3 (4.84%) PKI
5 3 (4.84%) Smart Meter
6 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.23%) Replication
6 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.61%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.61%) Fintech
7 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 42 (67.74%) Linux
2 24 (38.71%) Unix
3 21 (33.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (20.97%) Oracle Linux
5 12 (19.35%) Windows
6 4 (6.45%) AIX
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.84%) VMS
8 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.61%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 17 (27.42%) OO
2 17 (27.42%) Open Source
2 17 (27.42%) Scrum
3 14 (22.58%) Configuration Management
4 13 (20.97%) ETL
4 13 (20.97%) OOD
5 12 (19.35%) ETL Development
5 12 (19.35%) Load Balancing
5 12 (19.35%) Pair Programming
5 12 (19.35%) Unit Testing
6 11 (17.74%) ITIL V3
7 8 (12.90%) Identity Management
7 8 (12.90%) SDLC
8 7 (11.29%) Matrix Management
9 6 (9.68%) Data Management
10 5 (8.06%) Analytics
10 5 (8.06%) High Availability
10 5 (8.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (98.39%) AWK
2 40 (64.52%) Bash Shell
3 35 (56.45%) Python
4 28 (45.16%) Perl
5 24 (38.71%) Shell Script
6 23 (37.10%) Java
6 23 (37.10%) SQL
7 8 (12.90%) Korn
8 4 (6.45%) C#
8 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.84%) Lua
9 3 (4.84%) PHP
9 3 (4.84%) Ruby
9 3 (4.84%) VBA
10 2 (3.23%) C
10 2 (3.23%) Scala
10 2 (3.23%) XPath
11 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Degree
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) CCNA
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.23%) HNC
3 2 (3.23%) HND
3 2 (3.23%) MCSE
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) SDET
3 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Samba
2 11 (17.74%) NFS
3 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (6.45%) Veritas File System
4 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.23%) XenServer
6 1 (1.61%) Shibboleth
6 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 13 (20.97%) Oozie
1 13 (20.97%) Puppet
2 11 (17.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.61%) Kibana
3 1 (1.61%) logstash
3 1 (1.61%) Nagios
3 1 (1.61%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Oracle
2 23 (37.10%) Red Hat
3 13 (20.97%) NetApp
4 10 (16.13%) IBM
5 6 (9.68%) Tableau
5 6 (9.68%) VMware
6 5 (8.06%) Ab Initio
6 5 (8.06%) EMC
7 4 (6.45%) 3PAR
7 4 (6.45%) Remedy
7 4 (6.45%) Symantec
7 4 (6.45%) Veritas
8 3 (4.84%) Sybase
9 2 (3.23%) Perforce
10 1 (1.61%) AppDynamics
10 1 (1.61%) Google
10 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.61%) New Relic
10 1 (1.61%) Nimsoft