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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AWK
Rank 603 560 535
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -25
Contract jobs citing AWK 10 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.060% 0.045%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.047% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £495 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £345 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
21268 19830 18656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.09% 37.47% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14258 12810 11434
Average daily rate £400 £388 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.05%
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 £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 409 589
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 £19.03 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 12 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 3 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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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
England -51 9 £438 -11.61% 11
Bedfordshire +12 3 £375 -
East of England +4 3 £375 -
London -23 3 £500 +1.01% 4
South East -24 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Luton +7 2 £375 -
Scotland +3 1 £325 -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £325 -
West Lothian - 1 £325 -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 40 (97.56%) UNIX
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 21 (51.22%) Oracle
3 19 (46.34%) Perl
4 18 (43.90%) Linux
5 16 (39.02%) Finance
6 15 (36.59%) Java
7 14 (34.15%) PL/SQL
7 14 (34.15%) Red Hat
7 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (31.71%) Shell Script
9 12 (29.27%) Apache
9 12 (29.27%) Retail
10 11 (26.83%) sed
11 10 (24.39%) Apache Solr
11 10 (24.39%) hybris
11 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (24.39%) Endeca
11 10 (24.39%) Marketing
11 10 (24.39%) Scrum
11 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
11 10 (24.39%) Windows
11 10 (24.39%) AIX
11 10 (24.39%) B2B
11 10 (24.39%) B2C
12 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
12 8 (19.51%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
13 7 (17.07%) Korn
13 7 (17.07%) Banking

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (29.27%) Apache
2 10 (24.39%) Apache Solr
3 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) Broadband
3 2 (4.88%) SSH
3 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.32%) KDB
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.88%) Informix
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.44%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.44%) OLTP
6 1 (2.44%) MySQL
6 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Subversion
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (9.76%) ProC
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) GNU Toolchain
5 1 (2.44%) BitKeeper
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Retail
3 10 (24.39%) Marketing
4 7 (17.07%) Banking
5 3 (7.32%) Spanish Language
5 3 (7.32%) Front Office
6 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
7 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Architect
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Support Specialist
4 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) DBA
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX Support
6 1 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) Fidessa Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.44%) Systems Support
6 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.44%) Fidessa Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) JSP
3 2 (4.88%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 2 (4.88%) Java EE
4 1 (2.44%) POSIX
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Equities
2 4 (9.76%) HACMP
2 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.32%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) LPAR
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Eurex
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) UNIX
2 18 (43.90%) Linux
3 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (24.39%) Windows
4 10 (24.39%) AIX
5 4 (9.76%) Solaris
6 3 (7.32%) VMS
7 2 (4.88%) Debian
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.44%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) B2B
1 10 (24.39%) B2C
1 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
1 10 (24.39%) Scrum
1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
3 7 (17.07%) Migration
4 6 (14.63%) Data Migration
4 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.76%) Change Management
5 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.76%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.88%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.88%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) Perl
3 15 (36.59%) Java
4 14 (34.15%) PL/SQL
5 13 (31.71%) Shell Script
6 11 (26.83%) sed
7 7 (17.07%) Korn
8 6 (14.63%) C
8 6 (14.63%) C-shell
9 5 (12.20%) C++
10 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
11 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
11 3 (7.32%) Tcl
12 2 (4.88%) Python
12 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
13 1 (2.44%) PHP
13 1 (2.44%) VBScript
13 1 (2.44%) Ruby
13 1 (2.44%) Scala
13 1 (2.44%) Bourne shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.32%) Veritas File System
1 3 (7.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCOrch
2 3 (7.32%) Control-M
3 1 (2.44%) Nagios
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.44%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Salt
3 1 (2.44%) Opsview
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Oracle
2 14 (34.15%) Red Hat
3 10 (24.39%) Endeca
3 10 (24.39%) hybris
4 4 (9.76%) Fidessa
5 3 (7.32%) IBM
5 3 (7.32%) Symantec
5 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 3 (7.32%) 3PAR
5 3 (7.32%) Veritas
5 3 (7.32%) Portware
5 3 (7.32%) EMC
6 1 (2.44%) BMC
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) Vertica
6 1 (2.44%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.44%) Patsystems
6 1 (2.44%) GL TRADE
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) EccoWare
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