Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 20 January 2018 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 > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 195 206
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 +8
Contract jobs citing AWK 1 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.019% 0.075% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.050% 0.18% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 11
South West median daily rate £218 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.86% -5.41% -
England median daily rate £478 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +27.33% +1.35% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.62 - £37.00

AWK 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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,016 2,221 2,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.60% 41.55% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,243 1,430 1,629
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 162 161
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.27% -4.82% +18.57%
10th Percentile £22.20 £21.94 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing AWK as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for AWK in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWK in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWK in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWK within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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
Dorset - 1 £218 -
AWK
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 South West region with a requirement for AWK.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (100.00%) Pattern Matching
1 1 (100.00%) Master's Degree

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Pattern Matching
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Master's Degree