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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WebSockets
Rank 154 196 214
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +18
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.073% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.24% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate £475 £520 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £520 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £526 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £538
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -25.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1132 1644 1862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.43% 30.07% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 1303 1403
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £16.31 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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
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 29 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) Node.js
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Front Office
4 3 (37.50%) Mocha
4 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (25.00%) GitHub
5 2 (25.00%) Grunt
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 2 (25.00%) D3.js
5 2 (25.00%) React
5 2 (25.00%) Microservices
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Jetty
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) AMQP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
1 1 (12.50%) Redis
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) Riak
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Mocha
3 2 (25.00%) Grunt
3 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (12.50%) gulp
4 1 (12.50%) IntelliJ
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Sinon.JS
4 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Commodities Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (25.00%) D3.js
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) React
3 2 (25.00%) REST
3 2 (25.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) Browserify
4 1 (12.50%) Marionette.js
4 1 (12.50%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Derivative
1 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) API Design
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle