The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 29 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.

AWK
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 150 150
Contract jobs citing AWK 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.56% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate - £344 £550
% change year-on-year - -37.50%  
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 the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1032 1439 1127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.94% 37.19% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 910 706
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 53 26
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +11.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £17.40 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWK in the North West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWK in the North West