The table below looks at the statistics for AWK skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AWK
Rank 610 586 563
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -23
Contract jobs citing AWK 10 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.046% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.046% 0.12% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 8
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£375 £450 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +24.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +7.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
21523 20252 19490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.85% 37.06% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14462 12959 12063
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 414 555
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £59.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

AWK
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AWK within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
England -37 9 £375 -16.66% 8
East of England +2 3 £375 +7.14%
South East -15 3 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £375 -
Luton - 2 £375 -
Leeds - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 - -
London -12 1 - - 4
Scotland -12 1 £325 -31.57%
West Lothian - 1 £325 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £325 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 35 (97.22%) UNIX
2 20 (55.56%) Perl
2 20 (55.56%) Oracle
3 19 (52.78%) SQL
4 18 (50.00%) Linux
5 16 (44.44%) Java
6 14 (38.89%) PL/SQL
6 14 (38.89%) Red Hat
6 14 (38.89%) Finance
6 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (33.33%) Retail
8 11 (30.56%) Shell Script
8 11 (30.56%) Apache
9 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
9 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
9 10 (27.78%) B2B
9 10 (27.78%) B2C
9 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (27.78%) Endeca
9 10 (27.78%) Scrum
9 10 (27.78%) Apache Solr
9 10 (27.78%) Marketing
9 10 (27.78%) hybris
10 9 (25.00%) sed
10 9 (25.00%) Subversion
11 8 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (22.22%) AIX
12 7 (19.44%) Windows
12 7 (19.44%) Banking
12 7 (19.44%) Korn

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (30.56%) Apache
2 10 (27.78%) Apache Solr
3 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Utilities
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) Broadband
3 2 (5.56%) SSH
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (8.33%) KDB
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.78%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (2.78%) OLTP
6 1 (2.78%) MySQL
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Subversion
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (11.11%) ProC
4 2 (5.56%) Ant
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.56%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Retail
3 10 (27.78%) Marketing
4 7 (19.44%) Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Spanish Language
5 3 (8.33%) Front Office
6 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Release Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) UNIX Support
5 2 (5.56%) UNIX Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Fidessa Support Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) AWS Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.78%) Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) JSP
3 2 (5.56%) XML
3 2 (5.56%) Java EE
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
4 1 (2.78%) J2EE
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Equities
2 4 (11.11%) HACMP
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (8.33%) LPAR
3 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Eurex
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) UNIX
2 18 (50.00%) Linux
3 14 (38.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (22.22%) AIX
5 7 (19.44%) Windows
6 4 (11.11%) Solaris
7 3 (8.33%) VMS
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.78%) SUSE
8 1 (2.78%) Debian
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) B2B
1 10 (27.78%) B2C
1 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
1 10 (27.78%) E-Commerce
1 10 (27.78%) Scrum
1 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 5 (13.89%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Change Management
4 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) Perl
2 19 (52.78%) SQL
3 16 (44.44%) Java
4 14 (38.89%) PL/SQL
5 11 (30.56%) Shell Script
6 9 (25.00%) sed
7 7 (19.44%) Korn
8 6 (16.67%) C-shell
9 5 (13.89%) C
10 4 (11.11%) C++
10 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 4 (11.11%) Bash Shell
11 3 (8.33%) Python
11 3 (8.33%) Tcl
12 2 (5.56%) Jython
12 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
13 1 (2.78%) VBScript
13 1 (2.78%) PHP
13 1 (2.78%) Scala
13 1 (2.78%) Bourne shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.33%) Veritas File System
1 3 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Control-M
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.78%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.78%) Salt
2 1 (2.78%) Opsview
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Oracle
2 14 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 10 (27.78%) Endeca
3 10 (27.78%) hybris
4 5 (13.89%) IBM
5 4 (11.11%) Fidessa
6 3 (8.33%) EMC
6 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 3 (8.33%) Portware
6 3 (8.33%) Veritas
7 1 (2.78%) Vertica
7 1 (2.78%) ION Trading
7 1 (2.78%) Patsystems
7 1 (2.78%) GL TRADE
7 1 (2.78%) EccoWare
7 1 (2.78%) CQG
7 1 (2.78%) NetApp
7 1 (2.78%) HP