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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AWK
Rank 395 390 377
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing AWK 7 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.062% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.078% 0.15% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Average daily rate
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£486 £504 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +65.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £347 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £550 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £360 £338
% change year-on-year
+52.77% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.00 -
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England

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
8950 9041 8412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.86% 40.35% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6475 6525 6132
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 85
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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

AWK
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

AWK
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
City of London +17 5 £486 -1.81% 4
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England

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (71.43%) UNIX
2 8 (57.14%) Perl
2 8 (57.14%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (50.00%) Equities
3 7 (50.00%) C-shell
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) MS Office
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
5 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
6 4 (28.57%) Mockito
6 4 (28.57%) Apache Hive
6 4 (28.57%) HBase
6 4 (28.57%) Big Data
6 4 (28.57%) Analytics
6 4 (28.57%) Guava
6 4 (28.57%) sed
6 4 (28.57%) Oozie
6 4 (28.57%) Cascading
6 4 (28.57%) Apache Commons
6 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
6 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (28.57%) Open Source
6 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development

AWK
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (28.57%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Apache Hive
1 4 (28.57%) HBase
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
1 4 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) Informix
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.14%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Mockito
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 2 (14.29%) General Ledger
4 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Support Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
2 1 (7.14%) Fidessa Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (7.14%) Fidessa Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (28.57%) Guava
2 4 (28.57%) Cascading
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Commons
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Equities
2 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) SUSE
5 1 (7.14%) Debian
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Pair Programming
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) OOD
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 3 (21.43%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Perl
2 7 (50.00%) C-shell
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
4 4 (28.57%) sed
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Tcl
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Korn
6 1 (7.14%) Scala
6 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Fidessa
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Reuters
3 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
3 1 (7.14%) NYFIX
3 1 (7.14%) EasyScreen
3 1 (7.14%) EccoWare
3 1 (7.14%) CQG
3 1 (7.14%) Patsystems
3 1 (7.14%) GL TRADE
3 1 (7.14%) Portware
3 1 (7.14%) ION Trading