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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AWK
Rank 416 410 397
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing AWK 12 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.049% 0.036% 0.089%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.084% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 12
Average daily rate
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£431 £373 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.57% -17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £270 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £410 £1,130
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £300 £438
% change year-on-year
+38.33% -31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10355 10743 10092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.03% 42.41% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7644 7738 7161
Average daily rate £428 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 81 122
Average hourly rate £28.25 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.10 £55.00 £50.00
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 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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Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AWK across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

AWK Daily Rate Histogram 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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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 21 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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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 - 2 £481 - 4
Surbiton - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Perl
2 12 (54.55%) Bash Shell
2 12 (54.55%) sed
3 11 (50.00%) Big Data
3 11 (50.00%) UNIX
3 11 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) Apache
3 11 (50.00%) ETL
3 11 (50.00%) Open Source
4 10 (45.45%) Hadoop
4 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (45.45%) OOD
4 10 (45.45%) Scrum
4 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (45.45%) Pair Programming
4 10 (45.45%) Spring
4 10 (45.45%) Maven
4 10 (45.45%) OO
4 10 (45.45%) JUnit
4 10 (45.45%) Analytics
4 10 (45.45%) Guava
4 10 (45.45%) Mockito
4 10 (45.45%) Apache Hive
4 10 (45.45%) Oozie
4 10 (45.45%) Cascading
4 10 (45.45%) Apache Commons
4 10 (45.45%) Algorithms
4 10 (45.45%) HBase

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) Big Data
2 10 (45.45%) Hadoop
2 10 (45.45%) Apache Hive
2 10 (45.45%) HBase
2 10 (45.45%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) JUnit
1 10 (45.45%) Maven
1 10 (45.45%) Mockito
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
1 2 (9.09%) Developer
1 2 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
1 2 (9.09%) Development Engineer
2 1 (4.55%) Senior Development Engineer
2 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Development Engineer
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP Developer
2 1 (4.55%) Analyst
2 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
2 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
2 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Spring
1 10 (45.45%) Guava
1 10 (45.45%) Cascading
1 10 (45.45%) Apache Commons
2 9 (40.91%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) LAMP
3 1 (4.55%) MCollective
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Open Source
2 10 (45.45%) Algorithms
3 9 (40.91%) Equities
4 5 (22.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) UNIX
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ETL
2 10 (45.45%) OO
2 10 (45.45%) OOD
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Pair Programming
2 10 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 10 (45.45%) Analytics
3 9 (40.91%) Electronic Trading
4 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.64%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Perl
1 12 (54.55%) Bash Shell
1 12 (54.55%) sed
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) C-shell
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) HNC
2 1 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Oozie
2 2 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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