The table below looks at the statistics for WebSpeed skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSpeed over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress WebSpeed Workshop
Rank 561 570 585
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Contract jobs citing WebSpeed 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.017% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £47.00
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6682 5796 6019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.86% 11.98% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4466 3825 3421
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 119 204
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.05 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

WebSpeed
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSpeed across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WebSpeed Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebSpeed
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebSpeed across the England region.

WebSpeed Daily Rate Trend in England

WebSpeed
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebSpeed across the England region.

WebSpeed Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebSpeed
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSpeed within the England region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 2 £330 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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WebSpeed
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WebSpeed 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 WebSpeed.

1 20 (100.00%) Progress
2 14 (70.00%) OpenEdge
3 10 (50.00%) Progress 4GL
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) UNIX
7 3 (15.00%) Ajax
7 3 (15.00%) Windows
7 3 (15.00%) AIX
7 3 (15.00%) Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
8 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) ActiveX
8 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) Banking
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
9 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
9 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
9 1 (5.00%) QA
9 1 (5.00%) Release Management
9 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com

WebSpeed
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WebSpeed 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 WebSpeed. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (70.00%) OpenEdge
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) Progress Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 5 (25.00%) Programmer
5 4 (20.00%) Progress Analyst Programmer
5 4 (20.00%) Progress Programmer
6 3 (15.00%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Software Programmer
8 1 (5.00%) Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) Ajax
5 2 (10.00%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) AIX
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
4 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Progress 4GL
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com