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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
sed
Rank 643 660 627
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -33
Contract jobs citing sed 9 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.022% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.041% 0.059% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Median daily rate £375 £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +11.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £7.20 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.54% -7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £7.20 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-80.54% -7.50%

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
21782 22087 21365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.87% 38.16% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15000 15015 13819
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 531 416
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.72 £17.19 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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

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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 30 September 2016.

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 11 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 30 September 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 9 £375 -20.63% 5
London +11 5 £375 -22.87% 1
City of London +15 3 £375 -19.09%
East of England +6 2 £375 -
South East - 2 £500 - 2
Stevenage - 2 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 -
Oxford - 1 £500 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £500 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

sed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 24 (92.31%) AWK
2 21 (80.77%) Linux
3 18 (69.23%) Bash Shell
4 16 (61.54%) Perl
5 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
6 11 (42.31%) SQL
7 10 (38.46%) Windows
7 10 (38.46%) Apache
8 9 (34.62%) Java
8 9 (34.62%) VMware
9 8 (30.77%) Unix
10 7 (26.92%) PHP
10 7 (26.92%) Samba
10 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
11 6 (23.08%) Puppet
11 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
11 6 (23.08%) IIS
11 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
11 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 6 (23.08%) CentOS
11 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
12 5 (19.23%) StorNext
12 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (19.23%) ETL
12 5 (19.23%) FTP
12 5 (19.23%) Nagios
12 5 (19.23%) SAN
12 5 (19.23%) SUSE
12 5 (19.23%) Management Information System

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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 10 (38.46%) Apache
2 6 (23.08%) IIS
2 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (3.85%) Route 53
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (19.23%) FTP
1 5 (19.23%) SAN
1 5 (19.23%) SSH
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 3 (11.54%) X.509
4 2 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Hive
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.54%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) HBase
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) JUnit
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
2 3 (11.54%) Mockito
3 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) Build Forge
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Administrator
1 8 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (26.92%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (26.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Java Hadoop Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Scripter
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.69%) Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.69%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Spring
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Commons
2 3 (11.54%) Cascading
2 3 (11.54%) FreeMarker
2 3 (11.54%) Guava
2 3 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) XSLT
3 2 (7.69%) LAMP
3 2 (7.69%) Middleware
3 2 (7.69%) Symfony
4 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.85%) Java EE
4 1 (3.85%) JPA
4 1 (3.85%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Digital Media
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Unix
4 7 (26.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (23.08%) CentOS
6 5 (19.23%) SUSE
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.85%) AIX
8 1 (3.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Asset Management
2 5 (19.23%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) Open Source
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Data Mapping
4 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Data Validation
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) OOD
4 3 (11.54%) Validation
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) ETL Development
5 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) AWK
2 18 (69.23%) Bash Shell
3 16 (61.54%) Perl
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
5 9 (34.62%) Java
6 7 (26.92%) PHP
7 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
8 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
9 3 (11.54%) Korn
10 2 (7.69%) MATLAB
10 2 (7.69%) Python
11 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Samba
2 5 (19.23%) StorNext
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) Nagios
3 3 (11.54%) Oozie
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) HAProxy
4 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.85%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
2 9 (34.62%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) Murex
5 2 (7.69%) Percona