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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
AWK
Rank 567 566 549
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing AWK 27 34 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.062% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.17% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 6
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£525 £495 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +55.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £336 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £533 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £360 £319
% change year-on-year
+66.66% +12.94%
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
20749 20518 17913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.24% 37.16% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13460 13302 11029
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £562
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 478 633
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.58 £17.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 17 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 24 April 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 -6 26 £513 +1.68% 8
London -4 11 £486 -2.70% 8
East Midlands - 9 £600 -
Northamptonshire - 7 £600 -
City of London +17 4 £486 -4.70% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 3 - -
South East -9 3 - -
Milton Keynes -3 2 - -
Northampton - 2 £588 -
Merseyside - 2 £375 -
North West - 2 £375 -
Croydon - 2 £425 -
Leeds - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 36 (87.80%) UNIX
2 21 (51.22%) Oracle
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 19 (46.34%) SQL
4 16 (39.02%) Java
5 15 (36.59%) Perl
6 14 (34.15%) Apache
6 14 (34.15%) Red Hat
6 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (31.71%) Finance
7 13 (31.71%) Scrum
7 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (31.71%) Windows
8 12 (29.27%) PL/SQL
9 11 (26.83%) Shell Script
10 10 (24.39%) B2B
10 10 (24.39%) B2C
10 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
10 10 (24.39%) Retail
10 10 (24.39%) Endeca
10 10 (24.39%) Marketing
10 10 (24.39%) Apache Solr
10 10 (24.39%) hybris
10 10 (24.39%) sed
11 8 (19.51%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
12 7 (17.07%) Korn
12 7 (17.07%) Subversion
12 7 (17.07%) Equities
13 6 (14.63%) Banking

AWK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (34.15%) Apache
2 10 (24.39%) Apache Solr
3 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) NAS
1 3 (7.32%) FTP
1 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
1 3 (7.32%) DMZ
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) SSH
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Big Data
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.32%) Apache Hive
3 3 (7.32%) HBase
3 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.32%) KDB
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.88%) Informix
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Subversion
2 3 (7.32%) Mockito
2 3 (7.32%) Maven
2 3 (7.32%) JUnit
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.88%) ProC
4 1 (2.44%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (2.44%) BitKeeper
4 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Retail
2 10 (24.39%) Marketing
3 6 (14.63%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Front Office
5 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Architect
2 6 (14.63%) Developer
3 3 (7.32%) Support Specialist
3 3 (7.32%) Administrator
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) Systems Support
4 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) UNIX Support Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.88%) UNIX Support
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Fidessa Support Specialist
5 1 (2.44%) ETL Architect
5 1 (2.44%) AWS Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (2.44%) Fidessa Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (7.32%) Guava
2 3 (7.32%) Cascading
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Commons
2 3 (7.32%) Spring
3 2 (4.88%) Middleware
3 2 (4.88%) Java EE
4 1 (2.44%) Ajax
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Equities
2 3 (7.32%) Open Source
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
2 3 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.44%) Eurex
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) UNIX
2 21 (51.22%) Linux
3 14 (34.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (31.71%) Windows
5 5 (12.20%) AIX
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris
7 2 (4.88%) Debian
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 2008
8 1 (2.44%) SUSE
8 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Scrum
1 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) B2B
2 10 (24.39%) B2C
2 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
3 8 (19.51%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.63%) Migration
4 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.20%) ETL
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.76%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (7.32%) Analytics
7 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Validation
7 3 (7.32%) Pair Programming
7 3 (7.32%) OOD
7 3 (7.32%) OO
8 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.88%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 19 (46.34%) SQL
2 16 (39.02%) Java
3 15 (36.59%) Perl
4 12 (29.27%) PL/SQL
5 11 (26.83%) Shell Script
6 10 (24.39%) sed
7 7 (17.07%) Korn
8 6 (14.63%) C++
8 6 (14.63%) Bash Shell
9 5 (12.20%) C-shell
9 5 (12.20%) C
10 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
10 3 (7.32%) Python
10 3 (7.32%) Tcl
11 1 (2.44%) Scala
11 1 (2.44%) Ruby
11 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) SCOrch
2 3 (7.32%) Oozie
2 3 (7.32%) Control-M
3 1 (2.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Salt
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%) Portware
6 1 (2.44%) Vertica
6 1 (2.44%) Patsystems
6 1 (2.44%) GL TRADE
6 1 (2.44%) Alias
6 1 (2.44%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.44%) Reuters
6 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.44%) NYFIX
6 1 (2.44%) EasyScreen
6 1 (2.44%) Remedy
6 1 (2.44%) EccoWare
6 1 (2.44%) CQG
6 1 (2.44%) Sun
6 1 (2.44%) BMC
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