The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for AWK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWK over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

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England / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 394 428 408
Rank change year-on-year +34 -20  
Contract jobs citing AWK 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.014% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.045% 0.032% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £400 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -17.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £380 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £434 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £550
% change year-on-year - -36.36%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

AWK is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 8913 9400 8983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.04% 42.45% 41.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6627 7044 6499
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 55 46
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +25.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £17.50 £19.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing AWK as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for AWK in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWK in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AWK in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AWK in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWK in London

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region with a requirement for AWK.

1 11 (84.62%) Perl
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Puppet
4 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
4 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
5 6 (46.15%) sed
5 6 (46.15%) DevOps
5 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) JIRA
6 5 (38.46%) SSH
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
6 5 (38.46%) Apache
6 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
6 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
6 5 (38.46%) Nagios
6 5 (38.46%) PHP
6 5 (38.46%) Java
6 5 (38.46%) Oracle
6 5 (38.46%) Unix
6 5 (38.46%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
7 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (30.77%) Test Management
7 4 (30.77%) Time Management
7 4 (30.77%) Scala
7 4 (30.77%) Big Data
7 4 (30.77%) Jenkins

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 4 (30.77%) DataSynapse
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
1 2 (15.38%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (15.38%) GitHub
1 2 (15.38%) Loggly
1 2 (15.38%) OpenShift
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SSH
2 4 (30.77%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (15.38%) Informix
2 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (7.69%) HBase
3 1 (7.69%) KDB
3 1 (7.69%) Kdb+
3 1 (7.69%) OpenTSDB
3 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) Subversion
5 2 (15.38%) Ant
5 2 (15.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
5 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
5 2 (15.38%) Gradle
5 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
5 2 (15.38%) IntelliJ
5 2 (15.38%) JMeter
5 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
5 2 (15.38%) Maven
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
1 5 (38.46%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Developer
4 1 (7.69%) VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (30.77%) Grid Computing
3 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) DevOps
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Software Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Time Management
3 4 (30.77%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (23.08%) Statistics
4 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
5 2 (15.38%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) Perl
2 7 (53.85%) Bash Shell
3 6 (46.15%) sed
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) PHP
4 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) Scala
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) Go
6 1 (7.69%) Korn
6 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) Docker
3 2 (15.38%) LXC
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
2 5 (38.46%) Nagios
3 3 (23.08%) Control-M
3 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (15.38%) Ansible
5 1 (7.69%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
1 5 (38.46%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Bloomberg
2 3 (23.08%) Reuters
3 2 (15.38%) Splunk