Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for sed skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited sed over the 6 months to 22 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.

sed
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 845 831
Rank change year-on-year +30 -14 -36
Contract jobs citing sed 36 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.021% 0.036%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.090% 0.053% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 23
England median daily rate £463 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £371 £363 £314
90th Percentile £519 £475 £508
UK median daily rate £463 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +23.33% +1.35% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
England median hourly rate £15.50 £7.20 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.28% -80.54% -7.50%
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £7.20 £37.00
% change year-on-year +115.28% -80.54% -7.50%

sed 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 40032 39662 39927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.19% 40.50% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28223 27465 27345
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.71% +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 756 820 945
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.55 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.18 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

sed
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for sed in England

sed
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for sed in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing sed in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for sed 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 sed in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for sed in England

sed
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 sed within the England region over the 6 months to 22 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 -24 19 £484 +29.00%
West Midlands +34 8 £375 -
Midlands +31 8 £375 -
South East +13 6 £413 -17.50% 1
North of England - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
East of England -13 1 £450 +20.00%
sed
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for sed.

1 35 (97.22%) AWK
2 32 (88.89%) SQL
3 23 (63.89%) Validation
4 19 (52.78%) Unix
5 17 (47.22%) XML
5 17 (47.22%) Linux
5 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
6 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
6 16 (44.44%) Data Analysis
6 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
7 15 (41.67%) Windows
7 15 (41.67%) VBScript
7 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
8 14 (38.89%) Data Integration
8 14 (38.89%) Greenplum
8 14 (38.89%) SAS Macro
8 14 (38.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (38.89%) Scrum
8 14 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (38.89%) ETL
8 14 (38.89%) SAS
8 14 (38.89%) Star Schema
8 14 (38.89%) REST
8 14 (38.89%) Data Quality
8 14 (38.89%) SQL Optimisation
9 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
10 11 (30.56%) Python
11 10 (27.78%) Oracle

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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 (38.89%) SAS
2 3 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) JBoss
4 1 (2.78%) nginx
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.56%) SPSS
2 2 (5.56%) Weka
3 1 (2.78%) Doxygen
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.78%) Route 53
1 1 (2.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) TETRA
2 2 (5.56%) LDAP
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) FTP
3 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.78%) PuTTY
3 1 (2.78%) SMS
3 1 (2.78%) SNMP
3 1 (2.78%) SSH
3 1 (2.78%) Telnet
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (38.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 14 (38.89%) Star Schema
2 8 (22.22%) TimesTen
3 2 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
3 2 (5.56%) KNIME
3 2 (5.56%) STATISTICA
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.78%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.78%) GCC
3 1 (2.78%) GDB
3 1 (2.78%) JMeter
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Front Office
2 1 (2.78%) Law
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Data Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Senior Data Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Operational Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Operations Support Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Smart Metering Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Data Scientist
6 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) XML
2 14 (38.89%) REST
3 2 (5.56%) ggplot
3 2 (5.56%) Lucene
3 2 (5.56%) Matplotlib
3 2 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (5.56%) NumPy
3 2 (5.56%) Pandas
3 2 (5.56%) scikit-learn
3 2 (5.56%) SciPy
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.78%) CGI
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) POSIX
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Fintech
3 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Unix
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
3 15 (41.67%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) CentOS
4 2 (5.56%) Debian
4 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.78%) AIX
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Validation
2 16 (44.44%) Data Analysis
3 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) Data Integration
3 14 (38.89%) ETL
3 14 (38.89%) Scrum
3 14 (38.89%) SQL Optimisation
4 8 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 8 (22.22%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) Analytics
6 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps
6 2 (5.56%) Machine Learning
6 2 (5.56%) Statistics
6 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 2 (5.56%) Use Case
6 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) AWK
2 32 (88.89%) SQL
3 16 (44.44%) PowerShell
4 15 (41.67%) VBScript
5 14 (38.89%) SAS Macro
6 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
7 11 (30.56%) Python
8 10 (27.78%) Korn
8 10 (27.78%) Perl
9 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 3 (8.33%) Java
11 1 (2.78%) C
11 1 (2.78%) C#
11 1 (2.78%) C++
11 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.78%) R
11 1 (2.78%) Ruby
11 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) iptables
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
1 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
1 1 (2.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
1 1 (2.78%) SELinux
1 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Greenplum
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 9 (25.00%) HP
4 8 (22.22%) Comptel
4 8 (22.22%) Remedy
5 2 (5.56%) Tableau
6 1 (2.78%) CyberArk
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Google
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) QAD
6 1 (2.78%) VMware