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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
AWK
Rank 629 635 579
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -56
Contract jobs citing AWK 21 10 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.018% 0.052%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.099% 0.046% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 16
Median daily rate £450 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median 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
21226 21570 19987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.31% 37.87% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14541 14498 12816
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 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 437 405
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 26 July 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 14 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 26 July 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 -5 18 £450 +20.00% 2
London +8 11 £450 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £450 -
East Midlands - 4 £450 -
East of England +19 3 £375 - 1
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 - 1
Scotland -1 2 £550 +69.23%
Ealing - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 £375 - 1
Corby - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £400 -
Docklands, London - 1 £475 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £550 -

AWK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 35 (85.37%) Linux
2 30 (73.17%) SQL
3 26 (63.41%) Unix
4 24 (58.54%) sed
5 21 (51.22%) Red Hat
6 18 (43.90%) Java
6 18 (43.90%) Perl
7 17 (41.46%) Bash Shell
8 13 (31.71%) PL/SQL
8 13 (31.71%) Oracle
9 12 (29.27%) Shell Script
9 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (26.83%) Subversion
11 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
11 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
11 10 (24.39%) Windows
12 9 (21.95%) XML
12 9 (21.95%) Apache
12 9 (21.95%) Endeca
13 8 (19.51%) Asset Management
13 8 (19.51%) Finance
13 8 (19.51%) Samba
13 8 (19.51%) IIS
13 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
13 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
14 7 (17.07%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (17.07%) CentOS
14 7 (17.07%) StorNext
14 7 (17.07%) SAN

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 9 (21.95%) Apache
2 8 (19.51%) IIS
3 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.88%) JBoss
4 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (17.07%) FTP
1 7 (17.07%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) Network Security
3 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
3 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (2.44%) SSL
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.76%) MySQL
3 3 (7.32%) Apache Hive
3 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.88%) Big Data
4 2 (4.88%) HBase
4 2 (4.88%) MarkLogic
4 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Subversion
2 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.20%) JUnit
4 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.32%) JIRA
4 3 (7.32%) Maven
4 3 (7.32%) Mockito
5 2 (4.88%) Ant
5 2 (4.88%) Burp Suite
5 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.88%) GitLab
5 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.88%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.44%) Build Forge
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.44%) ProC
6 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Marketing
2 6 (14.63%) Retail
3 5 (12.20%) Back Office
4 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Front Office
4 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Applications Support
3 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Applications Support Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Linux Support
4 3 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Applications Support
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) XML
2 6 (14.63%) XSLT
3 4 (9.76%) LAMP
3 4 (9.76%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) Apache Commons
4 3 (7.32%) Cascading
4 3 (7.32%) FreeMarker
4 3 (7.32%) Guava
4 3 (7.32%) MDX
5 2 (4.88%) J2EE
5 2 (4.88%) JDBC
5 2 (4.88%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 2 (4.88%) Symfony
6 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.44%) HTML
6 1 (2.44%) Java EE
6 1 (2.44%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.20%) Digital Media
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.32%) Equities
4 3 (7.32%) Reference Data
5 2 (4.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.88%) Clustering
5 2 (4.88%) Pricing Data
5 2 (4.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Linux
2 26 (63.41%) Unix
3 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (24.39%) Windows
5 7 (17.07%) CentOS
5 7 (17.07%) SUSE
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.88%) AIX
6 2 (4.88%) Solaris
6 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
1 10 (24.39%) E-Commerce
2 8 (19.51%) Asset Management
3 7 (17.07%) Scrum
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (12.20%) DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) ETL
6 4 (9.76%) B2B
6 4 (9.76%) B2C
6 4 (9.76%) OO
6 4 (9.76%) Open Source
7 3 (7.32%) Data Mapping
7 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.32%) Data Validation
7 3 (7.32%) Migration
7 3 (7.32%) OOD
7 3 (7.32%) Validation
8 2 (4.88%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) SQL
2 24 (58.54%) sed
3 18 (43.90%) Java
3 18 (43.90%) Perl
4 17 (41.46%) Bash Shell
5 13 (31.71%) PL/SQL
6 12 (29.27%) Shell Script
7 7 (17.07%) Korn
8 5 (12.20%) C++
8 5 (12.20%) PHP
9 4 (9.76%) C#
9 4 (9.76%) Python
10 2 (4.88%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.44%) C
11 1 (2.44%) COBOL
11 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
11 1 (2.44%) Ruby
11 1 (2.44%) VBA
11 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) RHCE
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Samba
2 7 (17.07%) StorNext
3 2 (4.88%) Docker
3 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Oozie
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
2 2 (4.88%) Ansible
2 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Red Hat
2 13 (31.71%) Oracle
3 9 (21.95%) Endeca
4 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) VMware
6 3 (7.32%) Bloomberg
6 3 (7.32%) GoldenSource
6 3 (7.32%) Murex
6 3 (7.32%) Reuters
7 2 (4.88%) hybris
7 2 (4.88%) IBM
7 2 (4.88%) Percona
7 2 (4.88%) Rackspace
7 2 (4.88%) Remedy
8 1 (2.44%) F5
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