The table below looks at the statistics for sed 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 sed over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
sed
Rank 418 427 403
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -24
Contract jobs citing sed 13 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.018% 0.081%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.043% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 11
Average daily rate £500 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -1.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 - £360
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -
sed
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
9833 9299 9465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.78% 41.60% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7425 6692 6927
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 48 65
Average hourly rate £26.00 £24.23 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% -30.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.00 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

sed
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

sed 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 sed across the London region.

sed 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 sed across the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

sed 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 sed across the London region.

sed 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 sed within the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Ealing - 2 - -
City of London +39 1 £375 -11.76%
sed
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 30 (93.75%) AWK
2 22 (68.75%) Linux
3 19 (59.38%) SQL
4 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
5 16 (50.00%) Java
5 16 (50.00%) Windows
6 15 (46.88%) Perl
6 15 (46.88%) Bash Shell
7 14 (43.75%) JIRA
8 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (37.50%) Python
10 11 (34.38%) OO
10 11 (34.38%) Scrum
11 10 (31.25%) Finance
11 10 (31.25%) Open Source
11 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
12 9 (28.13%) Apache
12 9 (28.13%) Unix
13 8 (25.00%) Eclipse
13 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 8 (25.00%) Samba
13 8 (25.00%) Spring
13 8 (25.00%) Maven
14 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
14 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
14 7 (21.88%) Matrix Management
14 7 (21.88%) OOD
14 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (21.88%) JUnit
14 7 (21.88%) IIS

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 9 (28.13%) Apache
2 7 (21.88%) Confluence
2 7 (21.88%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (18.75%) FTP
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
1 6 (18.75%) SSH
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Apache Hive
1 7 (21.88%) Big Data
1 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (21.88%) Hadoop
1 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
2 6 (18.75%) HBase
2 6 (18.75%) MySQL
3 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
4 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
2 14 (43.75%) JIRA
3 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
4 8 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (25.00%) Maven
5 7 (21.88%) JUnit
5 7 (21.88%) Mockito
6 5 (15.63%) Subversion
7 3 (9.38%) CruiseControl
7 3 (9.38%) Selenium
8 1 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
8 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Hadoop Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Access Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Business Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Business Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Tableau Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Spring
2 7 (21.88%) Apache Commons
2 7 (21.88%) Cascading
3 6 (18.75%) Guava
4 4 (12.50%) Pandas
5 3 (9.38%) LAMP
6 2 (6.25%) JSON
6 2 (6.25%) RESTful
6 2 (6.25%) SOAP
6 2 (6.25%) Symfony
6 2 (6.25%) XML
7 1 (3.13%) .NET
7 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.13%) D3.js
7 1 (3.13%) ELK Stack
7 1 (3.13%) Express
7 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.13%) Java EE
7 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Computer Science
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Algorithms
3 4 (12.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Fintech
4 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Linux
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (28.13%) Unix
4 6 (18.75%) CentOS
4 6 (18.75%) SUSE
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) OO
2 11 (34.38%) Scrum
3 10 (31.25%) Open Source
4 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
4 7 (21.88%) ETL
4 7 (21.88%) Identity Management
4 7 (21.88%) Matrix Management
4 7 (21.88%) OOD
5 6 (18.75%) Data Management
5 6 (18.75%) ETL Development
5 6 (18.75%) Pair Programming
5 6 (18.75%) SDLC
5 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Analytics
6 4 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) AWK
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 16 (50.00%) Java
4 15 (46.88%) Bash Shell
4 15 (46.88%) Perl
5 12 (37.50%) Python
6 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
7 5 (15.63%) PHP
8 4 (12.50%) C#
8 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 3 (9.38%) Lua
9 3 (9.38%) Ruby
9 3 (9.38%) VBA
10 2 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SDET
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Samba
2 6 (18.75%) StorNext
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Oozie
2 1 (3.13%) Kibana
2 1 (3.13%) logstash
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
3 6 (18.75%) Tableau
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Sybase
5 2 (6.25%) Percona
5 2 (6.25%) Perforce
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) New Relic
6 1 (3.13%) Nimsoft