The table below looks at the statistics for WebSockets skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSockets over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WebSockets
Rank 152 197 199
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 12 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.055% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 0.19% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 8
Median daily rate £369 £520 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.08% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £520 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £526 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £375 £538
% change year-on-year
-19.00% -30.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WebSockets
London

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
1153 1594 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.08% 29.25% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1289 1378
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Median hourly rate £16.52 £19.72 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

WebSockets
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing WebSockets as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSockets Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WebSockets
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 WebSockets across the City of London region.

WebSockets Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WebSockets
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSockets across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

WebSockets Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSockets 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 City of London region with a requirement for WebSockets.

1 13 (86.67%) AngularJS
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (73.33%) Node.js
4 10 (66.67%) REST
4 10 (66.67%) CSS3
4 10 (66.67%) Backbone.js
4 10 (66.67%) HTML5
4 10 (66.67%) HTML
4 10 (66.67%) CSS
5 9 (60.00%) Scrum
5 9 (60.00%) Ajax
5 9 (60.00%) Web Development
5 9 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 9 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (60.00%) jQuery
5 9 (60.00%) Grunt
5 9 (60.00%) User Experience
5 9 (60.00%) gulp
6 8 (53.33%) Bower
6 8 (53.33%) User Stories
6 8 (53.33%) Sass
6 8 (53.33%) LESS
6 8 (53.33%) Advertising
6 8 (53.33%) CMS
6 8 (53.33%) Games
6 8 (53.33%) OOP
7 6 (40.00%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) Front Office

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 11 (73.33%) Node.js
2 8 (53.33%) CMS
3 2 (13.33%) JBoss
3 2 (13.33%) Jetty
4 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) AMQP
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Redis
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (6.67%) Riak
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Git (software)
2 9 (60.00%) Grunt
2 9 (60.00%) gulp
3 8 (53.33%) Bower
4 2 (13.33%) Maven
4 2 (13.33%) Mocha
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
5 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) JUnit
5 1 (6.67%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (53.33%) Advertising
1 8 (53.33%) Games
2 4 (26.67%) Front Office
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Front Office Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Commodities Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) AngularJS
2 10 (66.67%) Backbone.js
2 10 (66.67%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) CSS3
2 10 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 10 (66.67%) REST
3 9 (60.00%) Ajax
3 9 (60.00%) jQuery
3 9 (60.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (53.33%) LESS
4 8 (53.33%) Sass
5 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) React
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
6 2 (13.33%) Spring
6 2 (13.33%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
2 9 (60.00%) Web Development
3 8 (53.33%) OOP
3 8 (53.33%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (6.67%) Memory Management
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) R
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Splunk