The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
sed
Rank 385 415 391
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -24
Contract jobs citing sed 14 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.060% 0.012% 0.061%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.028% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 9
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£325 - £365
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9740 10575 10344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.42% 43.59% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6962 7470 7128
Average daily rate £425 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
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 65 104 162
Average hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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 - 4 £315 - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 19 (63.33%) Bash Shell
3 18 (60.00%) Perl
3 18 (60.00%) Apache
4 16 (53.33%) AWK
4 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 15 (50.00%) PHP
5 15 (50.00%) MySQL
6 12 (40.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
7 11 (36.67%) CentOS
7 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (36.67%) Open Source
8 10 (33.33%) Regular Expression
8 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
8 10 (33.33%) Moodle
8 10 (33.33%) E-Learning
8 10 (33.33%) SSH
8 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
8 10 (33.33%) Ethernet
9 9 (30.00%) UNIX
9 9 (30.00%) Java
10 8 (26.67%) Oracle
10 8 (26.67%) Big Data
11 7 (23.33%) Analytics
11 7 (23.33%) Ruby
11 7 (23.33%) JSON
11 7 (23.33%) XML
11 7 (23.33%) ETL

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 18 (60.00%) Apache
2 10 (33.33%) Moodle
3 5 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 10 (33.33%) SSH
2 2 (6.67%) NAS
2 2 (6.67%) SNMP
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) MySQL
2 8 (26.67%) Big Data
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 3 (10.00%) HBase
4 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (16.67%) Subversion
4 3 (10.00%) Maven
4 3 (10.00%) JUnit
4 3 (10.00%) Mockito
5 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Development Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) LAMP Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Moodle Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Regular Expression
2 7 (23.33%) XML
2 7 (23.33%) JSON
3 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 5 (16.67%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) jQuery
3 5 (16.67%) HTML5
3 5 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (16.67%) CSS3
4 3 (10.00%) Guava
4 3 (10.00%) LAMP
4 3 (10.00%) Spring
5 2 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 2 (6.67%) Middleware
5 2 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Open Source
2 10 (33.33%) E-Learning
3 6 (20.00%) VLE
4 5 (16.67%) Data Extraction
5 4 (13.33%) Learning Management System
6 1 (3.33%) Derivative
6 1 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 11 (36.67%) CentOS
2 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (30.00%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) SUSE
4 2 (6.67%) Fedora
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 10 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 7 (23.33%) Analytics
2 7 (23.33%) ETL
3 3 (10.00%) OOD
3 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) Scrum
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Pair Programming
3 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.67%) DevOps
4 2 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
1 19 (63.33%) Bash Shell
2 18 (60.00%) Perl
3 16 (53.33%) AWK
4 15 (50.00%) PHP
5 12 (40.00%) Shell Script
6 9 (30.00%) Java
7 7 (23.33%) Ruby
8 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.67%) C#
8 5 (16.67%) C++
9 3 (10.00%) Python
10 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.67%) Xen
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) XenServer
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.67%) vCloud
1 2 (6.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (10.00%) Oozie
3 2 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (6.67%) Opsview
3 2 (6.67%) Nagios
3 2 (6.67%) Cacti
3 2 (6.67%) Munin
3 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Symantec
4 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 2 (6.67%) Green Hat
4 2 (6.67%) New Relic
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.33%) Sophis