The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 127 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AWK 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% - 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £375 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £725
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -48.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.09%
AWK
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
832 1009 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.65% 38.15% 35.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 602 402
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.12 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

AWK
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

AWK Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

AWK
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

AWK Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

AWK
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
Edinburgh - 2 £350 -
Glasgow - 2 £420 -
AWK
UK

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 5 (71.43%) sed
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Log4j
4 3 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Memory Management
4 3 (42.86%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Cygwin
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
5 2 (28.57%) Product Management
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Open Source

AWK
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Log4j
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (42.86%) REST
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Memory Management
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Product Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) C
2 5 (71.43%) sed
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) C-shell
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Cygwin
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware