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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSockets
Rank 190 228 217
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -11
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 10 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.041% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.14% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 8
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £375 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
1731 2205 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.38% 29.96% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1688 1708
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Ajax
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) REST
3 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) JBoss
4 7 (38.89%) JSON
5 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 6 (33.33%) Java EE
5 6 (33.33%) Node.js
5 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) JMS
6 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
7 4 (22.22%) CSS3
7 4 (22.22%) Backbone.js
7 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) SOAP
7 4 (22.22%) Subversion
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 3 (16.67%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 6 (33.33%) Node.js
1 6 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) Jetty
3 1 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DNS
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Hazelcast
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Subversion
2 3 (16.67%) Maven
2 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (16.67%) IntelliJ
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (16.67%) Capybara
2 3 (16.67%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (16.67%) Sublime Text
3 2 (11.11%) Grunt
3 2 (11.11%) Mocha
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Front Office
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SOA Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) Ajax
1 11 (61.11%) REST
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) JSON
3 6 (33.33%) Java EE
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) JMS
4 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
5 4 (22.22%) Backbone.js
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) SOAP
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) Swing
6 3 (16.67%) XHTML
6 3 (16.67%) Ext JS
6 3 (16.67%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) Dojo
6 3 (16.67%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 3 (16.67%) Taxonomies
3 2 (11.11%) Market Risk
4 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) OO
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) Memory Management
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
5 3 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
7 1 (5.56%) Change Management
7 1 (5.56%) AOP
7 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.56%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) Splunk
3 2 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Google
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) 29West