The table below looks at the statistics for GWT skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GWT over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Rank 193 199 194
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing GWT 3 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.054% 0.045% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.15% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £563 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £533 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £593 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.17% -8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.14% +51.35%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1665 1944 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.79% 29.23% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1465 1400
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

GWT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GWT across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

GWT Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GWT
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GWT across the City of London region.

GWT Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GWT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GWT.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Google
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) Maven
4 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
5 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Ant
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) Apache
5 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 3 (37.50%) Ehcache
5 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing

GWT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing GWT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GWT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) CouchDB
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) Couchbase
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Mockito
3 3 (37.50%) IntelliJ
3 3 (37.50%) Ant
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) Ehcache
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (25.00%) JMS
3 2 (25.00%) JSP
3 2 (25.00%) Servlets
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Debian
2 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) OOD
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Google
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat