The table below looks at the statistics for sed skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited sed over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
sed
Rank 136 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing sed 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.064% 0.068% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £390 -
% change year-on-year
-8.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1047 1002 1315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.60% 33.92% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 551 692
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 54
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £18.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

sed
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

sed Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

sed
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing sed across the North West region.

sed Daily Rate Trend in the North West

sed
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing sed across the North West region.

sed Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

sed
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing sed within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 September 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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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
Cheshire +3 1 £325 -16.66%
sed
England

sed
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AWK
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) iPlanet
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware

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Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) iPlanet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) AWK
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) VMware