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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
sed
Rank 571 554 527
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -27
Contract jobs citing sed 19 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.019% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.095% 0.048% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 8
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£410 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £334 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £410 £1,200
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £390 £390
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
19912 18902 19003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.35% 39.45% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13427 12324 11451
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 523 641
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 -2 10 £420 +5.00% 4
South East - 8 - - 1
North West -9 1 £325 -16.66%
South West - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 40 (90.91%) Linux
2 31 (70.45%) AWK
3 26 (59.09%) Shell Script
4 25 (56.82%) Bash Shell
5 24 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (54.55%) Red Hat
5 24 (54.55%) Apache
6 18 (40.91%) UNIX
7 17 (38.64%) Oracle
8 15 (34.09%) SQL
8 15 (34.09%) FTP
8 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
8 15 (34.09%) Migration
8 15 (34.09%) Korn
9 14 (31.82%) NAS
9 14 (31.82%) Windows
9 14 (31.82%) MySQL
9 14 (31.82%) Perl
9 14 (31.82%) HTTPS
10 13 (29.55%) Java
10 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (27.27%) SSH
11 12 (27.27%) Open Source
11 12 (27.27%) PHP
11 12 (27.27%) DMZ
11 12 (27.27%) Big Data
12 11 (25.00%) Analytics
12 11 (25.00%) Guava
12 11 (25.00%) Oozie
12 11 (25.00%) Cascading

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 (54.55%) Apache
2 11 (25.00%) Moodle
3 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.27%) nginx
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
4 1 (2.27%) Node.js
4 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) SAS
4 1 (2.27%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) FTP
2 14 (31.82%) HTTPS
2 14 (31.82%) NAS
3 12 (27.27%) SSH
3 12 (27.27%) DMZ
4 11 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 8 (18.18%) Firewall
6 3 (6.82%) DNS
7 1 (2.27%) Internet
7 1 (2.27%) PBX
7 1 (2.27%) HTTP
7 1 (2.27%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) MySQL
2 12 (27.27%) Big Data
3 11 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 11 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 11 (25.00%) HBase
3 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.27%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
2 11 (25.00%) Mockito
2 11 (25.00%) JUnit
2 11 (25.00%) Maven
3 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.82%) JIRA
5 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.55%) Subversion
6 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) UNIX Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 4 (9.09%) Moodle Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Development Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) UNIX Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) Spring
1 11 (25.00%) Regular Expression
1 11 (25.00%) Guava
1 11 (25.00%) Cascading
1 11 (25.00%) Apache Commons
2 1 (2.27%) MCollective
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.27%) JSON
2 1 (2.27%) jQuery
2 1 (2.27%) HTML5
2 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.27%) CSS3
2 1 (2.27%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Open Source
2 11 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 10 (22.73%) E-Learning
4 7 (15.91%) VLE
5 4 (9.09%) Learning Management System
6 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.27%) Data Extraction
7 1 (2.27%) MPEG
7 1 (2.27%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Linux
2 24 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (40.91%) UNIX
4 14 (31.82%) Windows
5 10 (22.73%) CentOS
6 2 (4.55%) Solaris
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Migration
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 11 (25.00%) Scrum
3 11 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 11 (25.00%) OO
3 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 11 (25.00%) OOD
3 11 (25.00%) ETL
3 11 (25.00%) Analytics
4 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.27%) High Availability
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL
6 1 (2.27%) Time Management
6 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.27%) RUP
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) AWK
2 26 (59.09%) Shell Script
3 25 (56.82%) Bash Shell
4 15 (34.09%) Korn
4 15 (34.09%) SQL
5 14 (31.82%) Perl
6 13 (29.55%) Java
7 12 (27.27%) PHP
8 3 (6.82%) Ruby
9 2 (4.55%) C++
9 2 (4.55%) Python
9 2 (4.55%) C
10 1 (2.27%) C#
10 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.27%) Jython
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Samba
1 1 (2.27%) qmail
1 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Oozie
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (2.27%) Bacula
3 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.27%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 17 (38.64%) Oracle
3 8 (18.18%) Sun
4 2 (4.55%) Alias
5 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.27%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) McAfee
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