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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AWK
Rank 417 415 413
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing AWK 2 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.029% 0.052%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.019% 0.070% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £390
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
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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
10328 9978 11006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.91% 41.61% 44.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7629 7037 7845
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 61 84
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.13 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

AWK
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 31 August 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 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) sed
4 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (37.50%) Equities
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Front Office
5 2 (25.00%) Fidessa
5 2 (25.00%) Tcl
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) KDB
5 2 (25.00%) SSH
5 2 (25.00%) Korn
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) Portware
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) OpenAM
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) KDB
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX Support Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX Support
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Equities
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) B2B
1 1 (12.50%) B2C
1 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
1 1 (12.50%) Scrum
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
1 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) sed
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Tcl
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) Korn
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
5 1 (12.50%) C-shell
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
1 1 (12.50%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Fidessa
1 2 (25.00%) Portware
2 1 (12.50%) hybris
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Endeca
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £480.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago