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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AWK
Rank 611 594 576
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -18
Contract jobs citing AWK 14 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.039% 0.030%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.062% 0.10% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £360 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £471 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £390
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London average 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
22637 21075 20433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.13% 37.26% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 13351 12848
Average daily rate £400 £388 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 425 566
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
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 1 September 2015.

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 23 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 1 September 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 -18 14 £450 +28.57% 10
East of England +8 3 £375 +7.14%
London -7 3 £486 +26.29% 8
South East -29 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
West Yorkshire -24 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -29 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
Luton - 2 £375 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £450 -
Leeds - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £375 -
Lancashire -8 1 - -
North West -20 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Corby - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (88.46%) UNIX
2 16 (61.54%) Linux
3 14 (53.85%) Perl
4 13 (50.00%) Oracle
4 13 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (46.15%) sed
6 11 (42.31%) Java
7 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
7 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (34.62%) Finance
8 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
9 8 (30.77%) PL/SQL
9 8 (30.77%) AIX
9 8 (30.77%) Retail
9 8 (30.77%) Korn
10 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
10 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (26.92%) Scrum
10 7 (26.92%) Apache
11 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
11 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
11 6 (23.08%) B2B
11 6 (23.08%) B2C
11 6 (23.08%) Subversion
11 6 (23.08%) Apache Solr
11 6 (23.08%) Marketing
12 5 (19.23%) Endeca
12 5 (19.23%) Migration
12 5 (19.23%) IBM
12 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (26.92%) Apache
2 6 (23.08%) Apache Solr
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) Broadband
3 2 (7.69%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.85%) SNMP
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) KDB
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.85%) HBase
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.69%) ProC
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.69%) Ant
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Mockito
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Retail
3 6 (23.08%) Marketing
4 3 (11.54%) Spanish Language
5 2 (7.69%) Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Front Office
6 1 (3.85%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Release Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX Support
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (7.69%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
4 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Monitoring Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Database Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) JSP
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
3 1 (3.85%) Spring
3 1 (3.85%) Guava
3 1 (3.85%) Cascading
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Commons
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) HACMP
2 3 (11.54%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Equities
2 3 (11.54%) LPAR
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) UNIX
2 16 (61.54%) Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (30.77%) AIX
5 3 (11.54%) Solaris
5 3 (11.54%) VMS
6 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (26.92%) Scrum
2 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 6 (23.08%) B2B
2 6 (23.08%) B2C
2 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Data Migration
4 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Open Source
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.85%) Server Patching
7 1 (3.85%) ETL Development
7 1 (3.85%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Perl
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (46.15%) sed
4 11 (42.31%) Java
5 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
6 8 (30.77%) Korn
6 8 (30.77%) PL/SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
8 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
8 3 (11.54%) Python
8 3 (11.54%) C
9 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 2 (7.69%) Tcl
9 2 (7.69%) Jython
9 2 (7.69%) C-shell
10 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
10 1 (3.85%) PHP
10 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) HND
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.54%) Veritas File System
1 3 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.85%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.85%) HP SIM
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 1 (3.85%) Oozie
1 1 (3.85%) OpenAM
1 1 (3.85%) Opsview
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 5 (19.23%) IBM
3 5 (19.23%) Endeca
3 5 (19.23%) hybris
4 3 (11.54%) 3PAR
4 3 (11.54%) Symantec
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 3 (11.54%) Veritas
5 2 (7.69%) Fidessa
5 2 (7.69%) Portware
6 1 (3.85%) HP
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