The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 644 629 620
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs citing AWK 11 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.044% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.050% 0.11% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 14
Median daily rate £375 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.58% +7.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £398 £403
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21866 21807 21252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.74% 38.11% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15062 14809 13683
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 528 414
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £17.22 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.41 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing AWK as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

AWK Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AWK
Daily Rate Trend

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

AWK Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AWK
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AWK within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

AWK Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AWK
Hourly Rate Trend

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

AWK Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AWK
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 10 £375 -17.58% 3
London -10 7 £390 -19.79% 1
City of London +14 3 £375 -19.09% 1
East of England +9 2 £375 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 - 1
Corby +3 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 - -
Northamptonshire -11 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £475 -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing AWK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for AWK.

1 31 (86.11%) Linux
2 23 (63.89%) sed
3 22 (61.11%) SQL
4 20 (55.56%) Red Hat
5 19 (52.78%) Unix
6 18 (50.00%) Bash Shell
7 17 (47.22%) Perl
8 15 (41.67%) Java
8 15 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
9 11 (30.56%) Oracle
9 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management
10 10 (27.78%) Apache
11 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
11 9 (25.00%) Windows
11 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
11 9 (25.00%) VMware
12 8 (22.22%) Subversion
12 8 (22.22%) Endeca
12 8 (22.22%) Finance
12 8 (22.22%) PHP
13 6 (16.67%) Asset Management
13 6 (16.67%) Marketing
13 6 (16.67%) IIS
13 6 (16.67%) XML
13 6 (16.67%) XSLT
13 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
13 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 6 (16.67%) Samba
13 6 (16.67%) Puppet

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (27.78%) Apache
2 6 (16.67%) IIS
2 6 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (13.89%) Firewall
1 5 (13.89%) FTP
1 5 (13.89%) SAN
1 5 (13.89%) SSH
2 3 (8.33%) Network Security
2 3 (8.33%) X.509
3 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.78%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Hive
2 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
3 2 (5.56%) HBase
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Subversion
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) JIRA
3 3 (8.33%) JUnit
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
3 3 (8.33%) Mockito
4 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.78%) Build Forge
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Marketing
3 5 (13.89%) Back Office
4 3 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Front Office
4 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Publishing
4 3 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
2 8 (22.22%) Administrator
2 8 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (19.44%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (19.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (13.89%) Principal Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Scripter
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) XML
1 6 (16.67%) XSLT
2 4 (11.11%) Spring
3 3 (8.33%) Apache Commons
3 3 (8.33%) Cascading
3 3 (8.33%) FreeMarker
3 3 (8.33%) Guava
3 3 (8.33%) MDX
4 2 (5.56%) LAMP
4 2 (5.56%) Middleware
4 2 (5.56%) Symfony
5 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.78%) Java EE
5 1 (2.78%) JPA
5 1 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Digital Media
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Equities
3 3 (8.33%) Reference Data
4 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Linux
2 19 (52.78%) Unix
3 15 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (13.89%) CentOS
5 5 (13.89%) SUSE
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Configuration Management
2 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 6 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.89%) ETL
5 4 (11.11%) OO
5 4 (11.11%) Open Source
5 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) B2B
6 3 (8.33%) B2C
6 3 (8.33%) Data Mapping
6 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) Data Validation
6 3 (8.33%) DevOps
6 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) OOD
6 3 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) sed
2 22 (61.11%) SQL
3 18 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 17 (47.22%) Perl
5 15 (41.67%) Java
6 11 (30.56%) PL/SQL
7 9 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 8 (22.22%) PHP
9 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
10 4 (11.11%) C++
10 4 (11.11%) Korn
11 3 (8.33%) C#
12 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
12 2 (5.56%) Python
13 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
13 1 (2.78%) Ruby
13 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) RHCE
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 8583
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Samba
2 5 (13.89%) StorNext
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Puppet
2 5 (13.89%) Nagios
3 3 (8.33%) Oozie
4 1 (2.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Red Hat
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle
3 9 (25.00%) VMware
4 8 (22.22%) Endeca
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.33%) Bloomberg
6 3 (8.33%) GoldenSource
6 3 (8.33%) Murex
6 3 (8.33%) Reuters
7 2 (5.56%) hybris
7 2 (5.56%) Percona
8 1 (2.78%) F5