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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
sed
Rank 580 532 548
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +16
Contract jobs citing sed 6 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.048% 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.031% 0.13% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 2
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£375 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
19485 18017 17104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.45% 37.62% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13289 11823 10727
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 379 549
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £15.33 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £48.50 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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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 3 July 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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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 -18 3 - -
East of England - 2 £375 - 2
London -25 1 - - 4
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (70.59%) UNIX
2 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
2 10 (58.82%) AWK
3 9 (52.94%) AIX
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) Perl
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) Korn
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
6 5 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (29.41%) SSH
6 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
7 4 (23.53%) SAN
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) Solaris
7 4 (23.53%) MS Office
7 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
8 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
8 3 (17.65%) Spanish Language
8 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
8 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (17.65%) Veritas File System
8 3 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (17.65%) LPAR
8 3 (17.65%) C
8 3 (17.65%) Java

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (5.88%) Moodle
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SSH
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) Broadband
4 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (11.76%) ProC
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.88%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) BitKeeper
2 1 (5.88%) Spock
2 1 (5.88%) Geb
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Spanish Language
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX Support
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Database Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Moodle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.88%) Principle Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) JSP
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) POSIX
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) LPAR
2 3 (17.65%) HACMP
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) UNIX
2 9 (52.94%) AIX
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Solaris
4 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) VMS
6 1 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
1 5 (29.41%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
2 3 (17.65%) Change Management
2 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Shell Script
1 10 (58.82%) AWK
2 6 (35.29%) Korn
2 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) Bourne shell
6 1 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) EFQM
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware ESX
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) Veritas File System
1 3 (17.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) EMC
3 3 (17.65%) Veritas