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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
sed
Rank 393 386 420
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +34
Contract jobs citing sed 19 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.034% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
Average daily rate £430 £305 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.81% -39.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9782 8774 10499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.43% 40.61% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7143 6354 7145
Average daily rate £425 £450 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 100 118
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £48.56 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
sed
England

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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London - 3 - - 1
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (68.97%) AWK
2 19 (65.52%) UNIX
3 17 (58.62%) Linux
3 17 (58.62%) Oracle
4 14 (48.28%) SQL
5 12 (41.38%) Python
6 11 (37.93%) Java
6 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
6 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database
7 10 (34.48%) Perl
8 9 (31.03%) Ruby
9 8 (27.59%) VB
9 8 (27.59%) HP
10 7 (24.14%) Windows
10 7 (24.14%) XML
10 7 (24.14%) Open Source
11 6 (20.69%) Opsware
11 6 (20.69%) JSON
11 6 (20.69%) C#
11 6 (20.69%) C++
11 6 (20.69%) BMC
11 6 (20.69%) Finance
12 5 (17.24%) SUSE
12 5 (17.24%) VMware
12 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
12 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (17.24%) MSI
12 5 (17.24%) SQLPlus
12 5 (17.24%) Symantec
12 5 (17.24%) Remedy

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (13.79%) Node.js
1 4 (13.79%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
1 5 (17.24%) LDAP
1 5 (17.24%) FTP
1 5 (17.24%) SSH
2 3 (10.34%) NAS
3 2 (6.90%) SNMP
3 2 (6.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (17.24%) SQLPlus
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (13.79%) Big Data
3 4 (13.79%) MySQL
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MSI
1 5 (17.24%) Subversion
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Manager
4 2 (6.90%) LAMP Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) XML
2 6 (20.69%) JSON
3 5 (17.24%) Web Services
4 4 (13.79%) CSS3
4 4 (13.79%) HTML5
4 4 (13.79%) jQuery
4 4 (13.79%) HTML
4 4 (13.79%) CSS
5 3 (10.34%) SOAP
6 2 (6.90%) REST
6 2 (6.90%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (6.90%) ODBC
6 2 (6.90%) .NET
6 2 (6.90%) LAMP
6 2 (6.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Open Source
2 4 (13.79%) Data Extraction
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) UNIX
2 17 (58.62%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Windows
4 5 (17.24%) SUSE
4 5 (17.24%) Solaris
4 5 (17.24%) Fedora
4 5 (17.24%) CentOS
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
1 5 (17.24%) ETL
2 4 (13.79%) Analytics
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.90%) EAI
4 2 (6.90%) Process Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) AWK
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 12 (41.38%) Python
4 11 (37.93%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) Bash Shell
5 10 (34.48%) Perl
6 9 (31.03%) Ruby
7 8 (27.59%) VB
8 6 (20.69%) C#
8 6 (20.69%) C++
9 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
9 4 (13.79%) PHP
10 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
11 2 (6.90%) VB6
11 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
12 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) VMware ESX
1 5 (17.24%) NFS
1 5 (17.24%) Xen
1 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (17.24%) XenServer
1 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (17.24%) KVM
1 5 (17.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (10.34%) BladeLogic
2 3 (10.34%) HP SIM
3 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.90%) Cacti
3 2 (6.90%) Munin
3 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.90%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) HP
3 6 (20.69%) Opsware
3 6 (20.69%) BMC
4 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Symantec
4 5 (17.24%) Remedy
4 5 (17.24%) Citrix
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
4 5 (17.24%) ServiceNow
5 3 (10.34%) CA
5 3 (10.34%) Nimsoft
6 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.90%) Green Hat
6 2 (6.90%) New Relic
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.45%) Sophis
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