The table below looks at the statistics for sed skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited sed over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
sed
Rank 595 577 543
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -34
Contract jobs citing sed 7 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.048% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.034% 0.13% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 3
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£425 £427 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.52% +26.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £360 £338
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 - -

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
20868 20751 17601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.28% 36.93% 36.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13534 13439 10836
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 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 486 629
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing sed within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

sed Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing sed within the UK.

sed Daily Rate Trend in the UK

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Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing sed within the UK.

sed Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

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Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing sed within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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 -13 7 £425 -8.55% 8
London -12 4 £425 -1.04% 8
Croydon - 3 £425 -
City of London +17 1 £425 -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing sed 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 sed.

1 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
2 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) AWK
3 10 (52.63%) UNIX
4 8 (42.11%) Korn
5 7 (36.84%) Oracle
6 6 (31.58%) Apache
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
6 6 (31.58%) Migration
6 6 (31.58%) SSH
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) DMZ
7 4 (21.05%) FTP
7 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
7 4 (21.05%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 4 (21.05%) AIX
7 4 (21.05%) Solaris
7 4 (21.05%) MS Office
7 4 (21.05%) NAS
7 4 (21.05%) Open Source
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) Cascading
8 3 (15.79%) Apache Commons
8 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
8 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (15.79%) HBase

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing sed 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 sed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Moodle
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) SSH
2 4 (21.05%) NAS
2 4 (21.05%) FTP
2 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
2 4 (21.05%) DMZ
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Hive
1 3 (15.79%) HBase
1 3 (15.79%) Big Data
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JUnit
1 3 (15.79%) Maven
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Mockito
2 1 (5.26%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) BitKeeper
2 1 (5.26%) Spock
2 1 (5.26%) Geb
2 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX Support
4 2 (10.53%) Database Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Moodle Developer
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.26%) Principle Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Spring
1 3 (15.79%) Guava
1 3 (15.79%) Cascading
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Commons
2 2 (10.53%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) POSIX
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.53%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) UNIX
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) AIX
4 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
6 1 (5.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
3 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) OOD
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Shell Script
2 11 (57.89%) AWK
3 8 (42.11%) Korn
4 6 (31.58%) Bash Shell
5 4 (21.05%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) Perl
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) Ruby
7 2 (10.53%) PHP
8 1 (5.26%) C
8 1 (5.26%) C++
8 1 (5.26%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) EFQM
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Sun
4 1 (5.26%) Alias
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