The table below looks at the statistics for sed skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited sed over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
sed
Rank 636 622 595
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs citing sed 20 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.009% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.095% 0.024% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 15
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £365 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £425 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £404
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -19.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median 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
21012 20476 19711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.52% 37.63% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14472 13578 13015
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 422 459
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

sed
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing sed as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

sed Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

sed
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

sed
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing sed within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

sed Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

sed
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

sed
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 sed within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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 -9 18 £425 -
London +4 15 £500 +17.64%
Ealing - 3 - -
Scotland -14 2 £465 +43.07%
Woking - 2 £425 -
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Glasgow - 2 £465 -
South East - 2 £425 -
City of London +36 1 £375 -11.76%
East of England - 1 £338 -
Luton - 1 £338 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £338 -

sed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing sed 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 sed.

1 46 (95.83%) AWK
2 37 (77.08%) Linux
3 27 (56.25%) Perl
3 27 (56.25%) Bash Shell
4 22 (45.83%) Red Hat
5 21 (43.75%) SQL
6 20 (41.67%) Shell Script
7 19 (39.58%) Unix
7 19 (39.58%) Python
8 18 (37.50%) Windows
9 15 (31.25%) Java
9 15 (31.25%) Finance
10 13 (27.08%) Samba
11 12 (25.00%) SAN
12 11 (22.92%) OO
12 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
12 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
13 10 (20.83%) VMware
14 9 (18.75%) Apache
14 9 (18.75%) IBM
14 9 (18.75%) Oracle
14 9 (18.75%) ITIL
14 9 (18.75%) JIRA
14 9 (18.75%) Open Source
15 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (16.67%) Puppet
15 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 8 (16.67%) IIS
15 8 (16.67%) JUnit

sed
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 (18.75%) Apache
2 8 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) Confluence
3 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.17%) JBoss
4 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (14.58%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (14.58%) FTP
3 3 (6.25%) Broadband
3 3 (6.25%) SSH
4 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.58%) MySQL
3 6 (12.50%) Apache Hive
3 6 (12.50%) Big Data
3 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 5 (10.42%) HBase
5 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.25%) VoltDB
6 2 (4.17%) MarkLogic
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.08%) DB2
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (18.75%) JIRA
3 8 (16.67%) JUnit
4 7 (14.58%) Maven
5 6 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (12.50%) Mockito
6 2 (4.17%) Ant
6 2 (4.17%) Burp Suite
6 2 (4.17%) GitLab
6 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.17%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.17%) Subversion
6 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.08%) ProC
7 1 (2.08%) Toad
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Applications Support
4 7 (14.58%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Administrator
5 6 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Hadoop Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Linux Support
7 4 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Access Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Business Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) Spring
2 6 (12.50%) Apache Commons
2 6 (12.50%) Cascading
2 6 (12.50%) XML
3 5 (10.42%) Guava
4 4 (8.33%) LAMP
5 3 (6.25%) Pandas
6 2 (4.17%) .NET
6 2 (4.17%) FreeMarker
6 2 (4.17%) J2EE
6 2 (4.17%) JDBC
6 2 (4.17%) Symfony
6 2 (4.17%) XSLT
7 1 (2.08%) CGI
7 1 (2.08%) HTML
7 1 (2.08%) JSON
7 1 (2.08%) RESTful
7 1 (2.08%) SOAP
7 1 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.42%) Algorithms
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Clustering
3 5 (10.42%) Digital Media
4 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (8.33%) HACMP
5 3 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 3 (6.25%) LPAR
5 3 (6.25%) PKI
5 3 (6.25%) Smart Meter
6 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
6 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.08%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 37 (77.08%) Linux
2 19 (39.58%) Unix
3 18 (37.50%) Windows
4 11 (22.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (14.58%) CentOS
5 7 (14.58%) SUSE
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.50%) AIX
6 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (6.25%) VMS
9 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (4.17%) Solaris
9 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) OO
2 9 (18.75%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Open Source
3 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 8 (16.67%) Scrum
4 7 (14.58%) ETL
4 7 (14.58%) Migration
5 6 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 6 (12.50%) OOD
6 5 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.42%) ETL Development
6 5 (10.42%) High Availability
6 5 (10.42%) Pair Programming
6 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Change Management
7 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.33%) ITIL V3
7 4 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 46 (95.83%) AWK
2 27 (56.25%) Bash Shell
2 27 (56.25%) Perl
3 21 (43.75%) SQL
4 20 (41.67%) Shell Script
5 19 (39.58%) Python
6 15 (31.25%) Java
7 7 (14.58%) Korn
8 5 (10.42%) PHP
8 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.17%) C-shell
10 1 (2.08%) C
10 1 (2.08%) C#
10 1 (2.08%) C++
10 1 (2.08%) COBOL
10 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.08%) Ruby
10 1 (2.08%) VBA
10 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
1 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) CCNA
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) HNC
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Samba
2 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.58%) StorNext
4 4 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (8.33%) Veritas File System
4 4 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.17%) Docker
5 2 (4.17%) NFS
5 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 2 (4.17%) XenServer
6 1 (2.08%) Cygwin
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Puppet
2 6 (12.50%) Oozie
2 6 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Red Hat
2 10 (20.83%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) IBM
3 9 (18.75%) Oracle
4 8 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.42%) EMC
5 5 (10.42%) NetApp
5 5 (10.42%) Remedy
6 4 (8.33%) 3PAR
6 4 (8.33%) Symantec
6 4 (8.33%) Veritas
7 3 (6.25%) Tableau
8 2 (4.17%) Citrix
8 2 (4.17%) Murex
8 2 (4.17%) Percona
8 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
9 1 (2.08%) Google