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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
sed
Rank 549 513 496
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -17
Contract jobs citing sed 8 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.018% 0.058% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.046% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £750 £425
% change year-on-year
-57.33% +76.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
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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
17290 16752 15962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.93% 37.57% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11658 10704 9991
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 465 680
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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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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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 January 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 +8 5 £400 -11.11% 1
South East -11 3 £320 - 6
South West - - - - 1
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 24 (85.71%) AWK
3 16 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 15 (53.57%) Apache
4 15 (53.57%) Shell Script
5 14 (50.00%) UNIX
6 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (42.86%) Oracle
7 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
8 11 (39.29%) Java
8 11 (39.29%) Open Source
9 10 (35.71%) Algorithms
9 10 (35.71%) Cascading
9 10 (35.71%) Apache Commons
9 10 (35.71%) HBase
9 10 (35.71%) Big Data
9 10 (35.71%) Analytics
9 10 (35.71%) Guava
9 10 (35.71%) Oozie
9 10 (35.71%) Hadoop
9 10 (35.71%) Mockito
9 10 (35.71%) Apache Hive
9 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
9 10 (35.71%) Korn
9 10 (35.71%) Pair Programming
9 10 (35.71%) Scrum
9 10 (35.71%) Spring
9 10 (35.71%) Maven
9 10 (35.71%) Windows

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 15 (53.57%) Apache
2 3 (10.71%) Moodle
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.57%) IIS
4 1 (3.57%) iPlanet
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) FTP
2 9 (32.14%) DMZ
2 9 (32.14%) HTTPS
2 9 (32.14%) NAS
3 6 (21.43%) Firewall
4 4 (14.29%) SSH
5 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
5 3 (10.71%) DNS
6 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) HBase
1 10 (35.71%) Big Data
1 10 (35.71%) Hadoop
1 10 (35.71%) Apache Hive
1 10 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) DB2
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Mockito
1 10 (35.71%) Maven
1 10 (35.71%) JUnit
2 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.57%) BitKeeper
4 1 (3.57%) Spock
4 1 (3.57%) Geb
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Migration Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Moodle Developer
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Support
3 3 (10.71%) Applications Support
3 3 (10.71%) Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) UNIX Support
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Administrator
4 1 (3.57%) Development Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Cascading
1 10 (35.71%) Apache Commons
1 10 (35.71%) Guava
1 10 (35.71%) Spring
2 3 (10.71%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (3.57%) MCollective
3 1 (3.57%) POSIX
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Open Source
2 10 (35.71%) Algorithms
3 3 (10.71%) VLE
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) UNIX
3 12 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (35.71%) Windows
5 3 (10.71%) CentOS
6 1 (3.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Analytics
2 10 (35.71%) Unit Testing
2 10 (35.71%) Pair Programming
2 10 (35.71%) Scrum
2 10 (35.71%) OO
2 10 (35.71%) OOD
2 10 (35.71%) ETL
2 10 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) High Availability
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) AWK
2 16 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 15 (53.57%) Shell Script
4 11 (39.29%) Java
5 10 (35.71%) Korn
6 6 (21.43%) Perl
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (10.71%) Ruby
7 3 (10.71%) PHP
7 3 (10.71%) Python
8 1 (3.57%) Jython
8 1 (3.57%) C
8 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Oozie
2 1 (3.57%) Capistrano
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
1 12 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 6 (21.43%) Sun
3 3 (10.71%) Alias
4 1 (3.57%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
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