The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for sed skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited sed over the 3 months to 27 June 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 412 429
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17  
Contract jobs citing sed 7 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.069% 0.022%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.070% 0.16% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £465 £350
% change year-on-year -3.22% +32.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 - -

sed 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 9962 9471 9705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.86% 43.49% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7355 7221 7107
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 39 83
Median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.95 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £113.00 £52.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

sed
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for sed 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 sed in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for sed in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for sed in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing sed within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Croydon - 3 £488 -
sed
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 London region with a requirement for sed.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) AWK
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (63.64%) REST
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Star Schema
4 6 (54.55%) Validation
4 6 (54.55%) VBScript
4 6 (54.55%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (54.55%) ETL
4 6 (54.55%) SAS
4 6 (54.55%) Data Quality
4 6 (54.55%) SAS Macro
4 6 (54.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (54.55%) Data Integration
4 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 6 (54.55%) Data Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Greenplum
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Optimisation
5 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (36.36%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat

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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 6 (54.55%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) SNMP
2 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (54.55%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (54.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 6 (54.55%) Star Schema
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) HBase
2 1 (9.09%) OpenTSDB
2 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Data Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Data Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Scripter
3 2 (18.18%) Unix Scripting Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Release Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) REST
2 6 (54.55%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Derivative
1 1 (9.09%) Equities
1 1 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Data Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Data Integration
2 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Optimisation
2 6 (54.55%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Memory Management
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) AWK
2 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) SAS Macro
3 6 (54.55%) VBScript
4 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 1 (9.09%) Go
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Control-M
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Opsview
2 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Greenplum
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) VMware