Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for AWK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

AWK
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 836 817
Rank change year-on-year +36 -19 -21
Contract jobs citing AWK 55 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.036% 0.046%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.089% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 28
England median daily rate £475 £390 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +1.30% -8.88%
10th Percentile £378 £350 £316
90th Percentile £680 £498 £503
UK median daily rate £475 £390 £373
% change year-on-year +21.79% +4.70% -11.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
England median hourly rate £44.62 - £37.00
UK median hourly rate £44.62 - £37.00

AWK is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 40061 39387 40208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.24% 40.48% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 28242 27279 27548
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £638 £594 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 756 814 952
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.52 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AWK as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AWK in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AWK in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for AWK in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWK in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWK in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWK in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 28 £490 +8.89%
South East +9 10 £391 -21.75% 2
Midlands +24 8 £375 -16.67%
West Midlands - 8 £375 -
East of England 0 7 £450 +20.00% 1
North of England +53 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
AWK
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AWK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for AWK.

1 44 (80.00%) SQL
2 35 (63.64%) sed
3 32 (58.18%) Linux
4 30 (54.55%) Unix
4 30 (54.55%) Perl
5 27 (49.09%) XML
6 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (40.00%) Validation
8 21 (38.18%) Oracle
9 18 (32.73%) Windows
9 18 (32.73%) Security Cleared
10 16 (29.09%) PowerShell
10 16 (29.09%) Shell Script
10 16 (29.09%) Data Analysis
11 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
11 15 (27.27%) Python
11 15 (27.27%) VBScript
11 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
11 15 (27.27%) Korn
12 14 (25.45%) Greenplum
12 14 (25.45%) Data Integration
12 14 (25.45%) SAS Macro
12 14 (25.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 14 (25.45%) REST
12 14 (25.45%) Data Quality
12 14 (25.45%) Java
12 14 (25.45%) Star Schema
12 14 (25.45%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (25.45%) ETL
12 14 (25.45%) SAS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (25.45%) SAS
2 6 (10.91%) JBoss
2 6 (10.91%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.45%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.64%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.64%) CMS
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) SPSS
2 2 (3.64%) Weka
3 1 (1.82%) Doxygen
3 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (9.09%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (1.82%) Route 53
1 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (9.09%) TETRA
2 2 (3.64%) LDAP
2 2 (3.64%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) FTP
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (1.82%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.82%) SNMP
3 1 (1.82%) SSH
3 1 (1.82%) Telnet
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (25.45%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (25.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 14 (25.45%) Star Schema
2 8 (14.55%) TimesTen
3 7 (12.73%) DB2
4 5 (9.09%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.64%) KNIME
5 2 (3.64%) STATISTICA
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.82%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.73%) JIRA
3 6 (10.91%) JMeter
3 6 (10.91%) Subversion
4 5 (9.09%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 5 (9.09%) Maven
4 5 (9.09%) The Grinder
5 3 (5.45%) Ant
5 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.82%) GCC
7 1 (1.82%) GDB
7 1 (1.82%) Selenium
7 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
2 5 (9.09%) Games
3 4 (7.27%) Back Office
4 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Law
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Data Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Senior Data Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Administrator
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Operational Support Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Operations Support Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Support Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Performance Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Smart Metering Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Software Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) XML
2 14 (25.45%) REST
3 8 (14.55%) XSLT
4 5 (9.09%) JMS
4 5 (9.09%) Middleware
5 3 (5.45%) DOM
5 3 (5.45%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.64%) ggplot
6 2 (3.64%) Lucene
6 2 (3.64%) Matplotlib
6 2 (3.64%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (3.64%) NumPy
6 2 (3.64%) Pandas
6 2 (3.64%) scikit-learn
6 2 (3.64%) SciPy
6 2 (3.64%) SOAP
6 2 (3.64%) Spring
6 2 (3.64%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.82%) STL
7 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (7.27%) Smart Meter
5 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.64%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.82%) Clustering
7 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.82%) Fintech
7 1 (1.82%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.82%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (58.18%) Linux
2 30 (54.55%) Unix
3 18 (32.73%) Windows
4 11 (20.00%) Solaris
5 7 (12.73%) CentOS
6 6 (10.91%) AIX
7 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.64%) Debian
9 2 (3.64%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (40.00%) Validation
3 16 (29.09%) Data Analysis
4 14 (25.45%) Data Integration
4 14 (25.45%) ETL
4 14 (25.45%) Scrum
4 14 (25.45%) SQL Optimisation
5 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (14.55%) Incident Management
6 8 (14.55%) Mathematics
6 8 (14.55%) Proactive Monitoring
6 8 (14.55%) Statistics
7 7 (12.73%) Change Management
8 6 (10.91%) Integration Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) SQL
2 35 (63.64%) sed
3 30 (54.55%) Perl
4 16 (29.09%) PowerShell
4 16 (29.09%) Shell Script
5 15 (27.27%) Korn
5 15 (27.27%) Python
5 15 (27.27%) VBScript
6 14 (25.45%) Java
6 14 (25.45%) SAS Macro
7 13 (23.64%) Bash Shell
8 5 (9.09%) Bourne shell
8 5 (9.09%) PHP
9 2 (3.64%) R
10 1 (1.82%) C
10 1 (1.82%) C#
10 1 (1.82%) C++
10 1 (1.82%) Ruby
10 1 (1.82%) Scala
10 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) Degree
4 5 (9.09%) OCA
4 5 (9.09%) OCP
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (9.09%) RHCE
4 5 (9.09%) RHCSA
5 2 (3.64%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) GlusterFS
1 5 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.82%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Grafana
1 5 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
1 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 5 (9.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (5.45%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.82%) Ansible
3 1 (1.82%) Control-M
3 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.82%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) SELinux
3 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (38.18%) Oracle
2 14 (25.45%) Greenplum
2 14 (25.45%) HP
3 9 (16.36%) VMware
4 8 (14.55%) Comptel
4 8 (14.55%) Remedy
5 6 (10.91%) EMC
6 5 (9.09%) AppDynamics
6 5 (9.09%) Brocade
6 5 (9.09%) Dynatrace
6 5 (9.09%) New Relic
6 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 5 (9.09%) StorageTek
6 5 (9.09%) Sun
6 5 (9.09%) Sybase
6 5 (9.09%) TIBCO
6 5 (9.09%) Veritas
7 4 (7.27%) Misys
8 2 (3.64%) Bloomberg
8 2 (3.64%) Reuters