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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
sed
Rank 599 578 587
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +9
Contract jobs citing sed 13 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.015% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.039% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 5
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£423 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £342 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £900
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £390 -
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
21245 20525 21295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.88% 38.90% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13636 13000 12607
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 560 739
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £46.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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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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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 19 September 2014.

sed Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 12 £420 +7.69% 4
London +19 9 £425 +6.25% 2
North West -5 2 £325 -16.66%
Cheshire +8 1 £325 -16.66%
Knutsford - 1 £325 -
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 33 (76.74%) Linux
2 31 (72.09%) AWK
3 24 (55.81%) Bash Shell
4 21 (48.84%) Apache
5 20 (46.51%) Shell Script
6 19 (44.19%) Perl
6 19 (44.19%) SQL
7 18 (41.86%) UNIX
7 18 (41.86%) Red Hat
7 18 (41.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (37.21%) Oracle
9 15 (34.88%) MySQL
9 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
9 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (32.56%) Open Source
11 13 (30.23%) PHP
11 13 (30.23%) Java
11 13 (30.23%) ETL
12 11 (25.58%) SSH
12 11 (25.58%) Big Data
13 10 (23.26%) Analytics
13 10 (23.26%) Regular Expression
13 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
13 10 (23.26%) Moodle
13 10 (23.26%) E-Learning
13 10 (23.26%) Data Modelling
13 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
14 9 (20.93%) FTP
14 9 (20.93%) Migration
14 9 (20.93%) CentOS

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 21 (48.84%) Apache
2 10 (23.26%) Moodle
3 3 (6.98%) Node.js
4 1 (2.33%) nginx
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) iPlanet
4 1 (2.33%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) SSH
2 10 (23.26%) Ethernet
3 9 (20.93%) FTP
4 8 (18.60%) NAS
4 8 (18.60%) HTTPS
5 6 (13.95%) DMZ
6 4 (9.30%) Firewall
7 1 (2.33%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.33%) HTTP
7 1 (2.33%) DNS
7 1 (2.33%) SAN
7 1 (2.33%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) PBX
7 1 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) MySQL
2 11 (25.58%) Big Data
3 8 (18.60%) Hadoop
3 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (18.60%) HBase
3 8 (18.60%) Apache Hive
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.60%) Maven
2 8 (18.60%) JUnit
2 8 (18.60%) Mockito
3 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.30%) Subversion
5 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.65%) JIRA
7 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Analyst
2 6 (13.95%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Administrator
3 5 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Architect
4 4 (9.30%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) LAMP Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Web Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Development Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Moodle Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Regular Expression
2 8 (18.60%) Spring
2 8 (18.60%) Guava
2 8 (18.60%) Cascading
2 8 (18.60%) Apache Commons
3 5 (11.63%) JSON
3 5 (11.63%) XML
4 3 (6.98%) jQuery
4 3 (6.98%) LAMP
4 3 (6.98%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
4 3 (6.98%) HTML5
4 3 (6.98%) CSS3
5 2 (4.65%) REST
5 2 (4.65%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) Middleware
5 2 (4.65%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Open Source
2 10 (23.26%) E-Learning
3 6 (13.95%) VLE
4 4 (9.30%) Learning Management System
5 3 (6.98%) Data Extraction
5 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.33%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Linux
2 18 (41.86%) UNIX
2 18 (41.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.93%) CentOS
4 8 (18.60%) Windows
5 3 (6.98%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) ETL
3 10 (23.26%) Analytics
3 10 (23.26%) Performance Testing
3 10 (23.26%) Data Modelling
4 9 (20.93%) Migration
5 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Scrum
5 8 (18.60%) Pair Programming
5 8 (18.60%) OOD
5 8 (18.60%) OO
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.65%) Process Management
8 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.33%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) AWK
2 24 (55.81%) Bash Shell
3 20 (46.51%) Shell Script
4 19 (44.19%) Perl
4 19 (44.19%) SQL
5 13 (30.23%) PHP
5 13 (30.23%) Java
6 8 (18.60%) Korn
7 5 (11.63%) Ruby
7 5 (11.63%) C++
8 3 (6.98%) C
8 3 (6.98%) C#
8 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.65%) Python
10 1 (2.33%) Bourne shell
10 1 (2.33%) Jython
10 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) qmail
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (2.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Oozie
2 4 (9.30%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.33%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Red Hat
2 16 (37.21%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Sun
4 2 (4.65%) Green Hat
4 2 (4.65%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) McAfee
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