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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSockets over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSockets
Rank 189 206 200
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.073% 0.097% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.33% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
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£520 £538 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.25% +21.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £538 -
% change year-on-year
-27.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1654 1839 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.02% 29.71% 28.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1311 1405 1376
Average daily rate £425 £430 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 20
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 £37.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £190.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

WebSockets
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSockets across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WebSockets 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 WebSockets.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) CA
1 3 (75.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (75.00%) Gemalto
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) RSS
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WebSockets 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 WebSockets. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Private Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) RSS
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
2 1 (25.00%) LESS
2 1 (25.00%) Underscore.js
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Security
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) CA
1 3 (75.00%) Gemalto
2 1 (25.00%) Facebook
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Zend