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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
sed
Rank 617 586 586
Rank change year-on-year
-31 0
Contract jobs citing sed 13 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.039% 0.013%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.057% 0.10% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 4
Average daily rate
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£486 £355 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.97% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £333 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £454 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-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
22660 21091 20704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.24% 37.30% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15232 13369 13034
Average daily rate £400 £388 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 532 422 577
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £15.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £64.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

sed
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

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 2 September 2015.

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 11 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 2 September 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 -12 13 £486 +38.92% 8
London -11 7 £500 +42.85% 7
South East -25 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
East of England +6 2 £375 +7.14%
Luton - 2 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £375 -
City of London +10 1 £500 +53.84% 3
Lancashire -10 1 - -
North West -27 1 - -

sed
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (88.89%) AWK
2 13 (72.22%) UNIX
3 10 (55.56%) Linux
4 9 (50.00%) AIX
4 9 (50.00%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
6 7 (38.89%) Korn
6 7 (38.89%) Open Source
6 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
7 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (33.33%) Perl
7 6 (33.33%) Apache
8 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (27.78%) OO
8 5 (27.78%) OOD
8 5 (27.78%) ETL
8 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
8 5 (27.78%) Scrum
8 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
8 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
8 5 (27.78%) Spring
8 5 (27.78%) Maven
8 5 (27.78%) Degree
8 5 (27.78%) JIRA
8 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
8 5 (27.78%) Guava

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
1 4 (22.22%) SSH
2 3 (16.67%) Broadband
3 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.56%) SNMP
3 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (27.78%) Hadoop
1 5 (27.78%) Apache Hive
2 4 (22.22%) HBase
2 4 (22.22%) Big Data
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Maven
2 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
2 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 4 (22.22%) JUnit
3 4 (22.22%) Mockito
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (11.11%) ProC
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Spanish Language
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX Support
3 3 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Database Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Spring
1 5 (27.78%) Guava
1 5 (27.78%) Cascading
1 5 (27.78%) Apache Commons
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) JSP
3 2 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Algorithms
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (16.67%) LPAR
3 3 (16.67%) HACMP
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) UNIX
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 9 (50.00%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Solaris
5 3 (16.67%) VMS
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 5 (27.78%) ETL Development
2 5 (27.78%) OOD
2 5 (27.78%) ETL
2 5 (27.78%) OO
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Pair Programming
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
2 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) UML
6 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) AWK
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
4 7 (38.89%) Korn
5 6 (33.33%) Perl
6 3 (16.67%) C
7 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (5.56%) VBScript
8 1 (5.56%) Python
8 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (5.56%) Scala
8 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (16.67%) Veritas File System
1 3 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.56%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Oozie
2 1 (5.56%) OpenAM
2 1 (5.56%) Opsview
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
2 1 (5.56%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) EMC
2 3 (16.67%) Veritas
2 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (16.67%) Symantec
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.56%) HP
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