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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
AWK
Rank 128 - 106
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing AWK 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% - 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.090% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£475 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £390 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
1113 786 778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.82% 32.06% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 385 374
Average daily rate £352 £352 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.01% +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 30
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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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

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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

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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

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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 29 August 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
Glasgow - 1 £475 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) sed
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Nagios
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Cacti
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Opsview
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) OpenView
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) sed
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) OpenView
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Cacti
1 1 (25.00%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) HP