The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 30 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.

sed
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 257 264
Contract jobs citing sed 0 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.11% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.31% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £311 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £338 £320
% change year-on-year - +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.00

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 the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2662 3182 3290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.61% 33.84% 33.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1578 2104 1905
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 120 119
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.70 £45.00
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for sed in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for sed in the South East