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 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
sed
Rank 626 631 598
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -33
Contract jobs citing sed 17 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.018% 0.046%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.082% 0.047% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 17
Median daily rate £500 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £350 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -3.11%
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
20622 21293 20294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.86% 38.08% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14153 14242 13227
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 449 434 433
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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 26 June 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 5 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 26 June 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
London +26 15 £500 +17.64% 2
England +15 15 £500 +17.64% 2
Ealing - 3 - -
Scotland -9 2 £465 +43.07%
Glasgow - 2 £465 -

sed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 32 (94.12%) AWK
2 28 (82.35%) Linux
3 25 (73.53%) Perl
4 19 (55.88%) Bash Shell
5 18 (52.94%) Red Hat
6 17 (50.00%) SQL
7 16 (47.06%) Shell Script
8 14 (41.18%) Windows
9 13 (38.24%) Unix
10 12 (35.29%) Java
10 12 (35.29%) SAN
11 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
12 9 (26.47%) Samba
12 9 (26.47%) VMware
12 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
13 8 (23.53%) Migration
13 8 (23.53%) Asset Management
13 8 (23.53%) Python
13 8 (23.53%) SLA
13 8 (23.53%) IBM
13 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
13 8 (23.53%) IIS
14 7 (20.59%) Apache
14 7 (20.59%) FTP
14 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (20.59%) Korn
14 7 (20.59%) Finance
14 7 (20.59%) SUSE
14 7 (20.59%) Fibre Channel

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 8 (23.53%) IIS
2 7 (20.59%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) JBoss
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) SAN
2 7 (20.59%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (20.59%) FTP
3 3 (8.82%) Broadband
4 1 (2.94%) Network Security
4 1 (2.94%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.76%) Apache Hive
2 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) Big Data
3 3 (8.82%) HBase
4 2 (5.88%) MarkLogic
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) JUnit
3 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) JIRA
3 4 (11.76%) Maven
3 4 (11.76%) Mockito
4 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.88%) Ant
5 2 (5.88%) Burp Suite
5 2 (5.88%) GitLab
5 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 2 (5.88%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (5.88%) Subversion
5 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.94%) Build Forge
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.94%) ProC
6 1 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Principal Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Administrator
3 6 (17.65%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Applications Support
3 6 (17.65%) Applications Support Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (11.76%) Linux Support
5 4 (11.76%) Linux Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Hadoop Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Applications Support
7 2 (5.88%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) XML
2 5 (14.71%) Spring
3 4 (11.76%) Apache Commons
3 4 (11.76%) Cascading
3 4 (11.76%) Guava
3 4 (11.76%) LAMP
4 3 (8.82%) FreeMarker
4 3 (8.82%) XSLT
5 2 (5.88%) J2EE
5 2 (5.88%) JDBC
5 2 (5.88%) Symfony
6 1 (2.94%) .NET
6 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.94%) HTML
6 1 (2.94%) Java EE
6 1 (2.94%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.71%) Clustering
2 5 (14.71%) Digital Media
3 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.76%) HACMP
4 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (8.82%) LPAR
5 2 (5.88%) Fat Client
5 2 (5.88%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.94%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Linux
2 14 (41.18%) Windows
3 13 (38.24%) Unix
4 9 (26.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (20.59%) CentOS
5 7 (20.59%) SUSE
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (17.65%) AIX
7 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
8 3 (8.82%) VMS
9 2 (5.88%) Solaris
9 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Asset Management
1 8 (23.53%) Migration
2 7 (20.59%) Data Migration
3 6 (17.65%) ETL
3 6 (17.65%) Open Source
4 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (14.71%) OO
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) DevOps
5 4 (11.76%) High Availability
5 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 4 (11.76%) OOD
5 4 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Time Management
6 3 (8.82%) ETL Development
6 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
6 3 (8.82%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) AWK
2 25 (73.53%) Perl
3 19 (55.88%) Bash Shell
4 17 (50.00%) SQL
5 16 (47.06%) Shell Script
6 12 (35.29%) Java
7 8 (23.53%) Python
8 7 (20.59%) Korn
9 4 (11.76%) PHP
10 1 (2.94%) C
10 1 (2.94%) C#
10 1 (2.94%) C++
10 1 (2.94%) COBOL
10 1 (2.94%) C-shell
10 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) CCNA
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) HNC
2 2 (5.88%) MCSE
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.88%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Samba
2 7 (20.59%) StorNext
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (11.76%) Veritas File System
3 4 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (11.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) Docker
4 2 (5.88%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (5.88%) XenServer
5 1 (2.94%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Oozie
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (5.88%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Red Hat
2 9 (26.47%) VMware
3 8 (23.53%) IBM
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 5 (14.71%) EMC
4 5 (14.71%) Remedy
5 4 (11.76%) 3PAR
5 4 (11.76%) Symantec
5 4 (11.76%) Veritas
6 3 (8.82%) Murex
7 2 (5.88%) Percona
7 2 (5.88%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix
8 1 (2.94%) NetApp
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle