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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 616 651 614
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -37
Contract jobs citing AWK 18 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.022% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.084% 0.059% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 12
Median daily rate £450 £413 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
21316 22213 20961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.98% 38.07% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14629 14896 13287
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 502 412
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 27 August 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 12 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 27 August 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 +20 16 £450 +9.09% 3
London +17 10 £450 -10.00% 1
Northamptonshire +4 4 £450 -
East Midlands 0 4 £450 -
East of England +21 2 £375 - 2
Corby +3 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £375 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £475 -
Scotland - 1 - -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 34 (85.00%) Linux
2 29 (72.50%) SQL
3 25 (62.50%) sed
4 24 (60.00%) Unix
5 22 (55.00%) Red Hat
6 18 (45.00%) Java
6 18 (45.00%) Perl
7 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
8 13 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (32.50%) PL/SQL
8 13 (32.50%) Oracle
9 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
9 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
9 11 (27.50%) Subversion
10 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
10 10 (25.00%) Apache
11 9 (22.50%) Windows
11 9 (22.50%) XML
11 9 (22.50%) Endeca
12 8 (20.00%) Asset Management
12 8 (20.00%) Finance
12 8 (20.00%) Samba
12 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (20.00%) IIS
12 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
13 7 (17.50%) StorNext
13 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (17.50%) CentOS
13 7 (17.50%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (17.50%) PHP

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 (25.00%) Apache
2 8 (20.00%) IIS
3 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.00%) JBoss
4 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (17.50%) FTP
1 7 (17.50%) SAN
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) Network Security
4 2 (5.00%) SSH
4 2 (5.00%) X.509
5 1 (2.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Hive
3 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.00%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) HBase
4 2 (5.00%) MarkLogic
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Subversion
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.50%) JUnit
4 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.50%) JIRA
4 3 (7.50%) Maven
4 3 (7.50%) Mockito
5 2 (5.00%) Ant
5 2 (5.00%) Burp Suite
5 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.00%) GitLab
5 2 (5.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.00%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.50%) Build Forge
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.50%) ProC
6 1 (2.50%) Toad
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Marketing
3 5 (12.50%) Back Office
3 5 (12.50%) Retail
4 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Front Office
4 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Publishing
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Administrator
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Applications Support
6 2 (5.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) XML
2 6 (15.00%) XSLT
3 4 (10.00%) LAMP
3 4 (10.00%) Spring
4 3 (7.50%) Apache Commons
4 3 (7.50%) Cascading
4 3 (7.50%) FreeMarker
4 3 (7.50%) Guava
4 3 (7.50%) MDX
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE
5 2 (5.00%) JDBC
5 2 (5.00%) Middleware
5 2 (5.00%) Symfony
6 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.50%) HTML
6 1 (2.50%) Java EE
6 1 (2.50%) JPA
6 1 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.50%) Equities
4 3 (7.50%) Reference Data
5 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.00%) Clustering
5 2 (5.00%) Pricing Data
6 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Linux
2 24 (60.00%) Unix
3 13 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (22.50%) Windows
5 7 (17.50%) CentOS
5 7 (17.50%) SUSE
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.00%) AIX
6 2 (5.00%) Solaris
6 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
2 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 7 (17.50%) Scrum
5 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (12.50%) DevOps
6 5 (12.50%) ETL
7 4 (10.00%) B2B
7 4 (10.00%) B2C
7 4 (10.00%) OO
7 4 (10.00%) Open Source
8 3 (7.50%) Data Mapping
8 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
8 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.50%) Data Validation
8 3 (7.50%) Migration
8 3 (7.50%) OOD
8 3 (7.50%) Validation
9 2 (5.00%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) SQL
2 25 (62.50%) sed
3 18 (45.00%) Java
3 18 (45.00%) Perl
4 17 (42.50%) Bash Shell
5 13 (32.50%) PL/SQL
6 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
7 7 (17.50%) Korn
7 7 (17.50%) PHP
8 5 (12.50%) C++
9 4 (10.00%) C#
10 3 (7.50%) Python
11 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
11 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
12 1 (2.50%) C
12 1 (2.50%) COBOL
12 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
12 1 (2.50%) Ruby
12 1 (2.50%) VBA
12 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) RHCE
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Samba
2 7 (17.50%) StorNext
3 2 (5.00%) Docker
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Puppet
2 3 (7.50%) Oozie
3 2 (5.00%) Ansible
3 2 (5.00%) Nagios
3 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (32.50%) Oracle
3 9 (22.50%) Endeca
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (7.50%) Bloomberg
6 3 (7.50%) GoldenSource
6 3 (7.50%) Murex
6 3 (7.50%) Reuters
7 2 (5.00%) hybris
7 2 (5.00%) IBM
7 2 (5.00%) Percona
7 2 (5.00%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) Remedy
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 24 days ago