The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AWK
Rank 405 398 402
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing AWK 3 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.061% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.031% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £495 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +36.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9710 9573 9977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.43% 41.78% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7128 6940 7066
Average daily rate £450 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 58 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £50.00 £51.00
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AWK across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AWK across the London region.

AWK Daily Rate Trend in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AWK across the London region.

AWK Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing AWK 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 AWK.

1 14 (100.00%) UNIX
2 9 (64.29%) Perl
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 8 (57.14%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (50.00%) Equities
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) MS Office
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) C-shell
7 4 (28.57%) AIX
7 4 (28.57%) Fidessa
7 4 (28.57%) Banking
7 4 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (21.43%) Portware
8 3 (21.43%) KDB
8 3 (21.43%) Korn
8 3 (21.43%) Front Office
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) Solaris
8 3 (21.43%) Tcl
8 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (21.43%) sed
8 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
9 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
9 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
9 2 (14.29%) Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing AWK 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 AWK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) KDB
2 2 (14.29%) Informix
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Front Office
4 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Support Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Support
3 1 (7.14%) Fidessa Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Fidessa Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Equities
2 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 4 (28.57%) AIX
4 3 (21.43%) Solaris
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) SUSE
6 1 (7.14%) Debian
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) B2B
3 1 (7.14%) B2C
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) C-shell
4 3 (21.43%) sed
4 3 (21.43%) Korn
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) Tcl
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) Scala
6 1 (7.14%) Bourne shell
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Fidessa
3 3 (21.43%) Portware
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) Reuters
5 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
5 1 (7.14%) NYFIX
5 1 (7.14%) EasyScreen
5 1 (7.14%) EccoWare
5 1 (7.14%) CQG
5 1 (7.14%) ION Trading
5 1 (7.14%) Patsystems
5 1 (7.14%) GL TRADE
5 1 (7.14%) Endeca
5 1 (7.14%) hybris