The table below looks at the statistics for Worklight 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 Worklight over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Worklight
Rank 567 565 525
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -40
Contract jobs citing Worklight 16 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.034% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.12% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
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£500 £488 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +78.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £538 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +34.37%
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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13693 13713 11856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.10% 27.27% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8983 9024 7581
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 205 335
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.82 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

Worklight
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Worklight across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Worklight Jobs Demand Trend in England

Worklight
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Worklight Daily Rate Trend in England

Worklight
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Worklight across the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Worklight Daily Rate Histogram in England

Worklight
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 Worklight within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 7 - -
South East -10 6 £500 -6.97%
East of England +23 2 - -
North West - 1 £350 -
Worklight
UK

Worklight
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Worklight 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 Worklight.

1 24 (92.31%) IBM
2 20 (76.92%) WebSphere
3 19 (73.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 18 (69.23%) AppDynamics
5 17 (65.38%) Linux
5 17 (65.38%) Shell Script
5 17 (65.38%) Apache
5 17 (65.38%) IBM HTTP Server
6 16 (61.54%) Introscope
7 15 (57.69%) Python
7 15 (57.69%) SSL
7 15 (57.69%) Perl
8 14 (53.85%) HTTP
8 14 (53.85%) DNS
8 14 (53.85%) Jython
8 14 (53.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (42.31%) ITIL
10 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
11 9 (34.62%) ATG
12 8 (30.77%) CSS
12 8 (30.77%) HTML
12 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
13 7 (26.92%) Java
14 6 (23.08%) UNIX
14 6 (23.08%) Adobe
14 6 (23.08%) Middleware
14 6 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (23.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning

Worklight
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Worklight 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 Worklight. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (76.92%) WebSphere
2 19 (73.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (65.38%) Apache
3 17 (65.38%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (23.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) SSL
2 14 (53.85%) HTTP
2 14 (53.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) DB2
2 1 (3.85%) SQLite
2 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Introscope
2 5 (19.23%) Xcode
3 1 (3.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) WebSphere Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
5 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Server Administrator
7 1 (3.85%) Server Support
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) CSS
1 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) Middleware
2 6 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (19.23%) CSS3
3 5 (19.23%) iOS SDK
3 5 (19.23%) XML
4 4 (15.38%) JSON
4 4 (15.38%) HTML5
4 4 (15.38%) PhoneGap
4 4 (15.38%) Android SDK
5 3 (11.54%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) .NET
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE
6 1 (3.85%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 4 (15.38%) iPhone
1 4 (15.38%) iPad
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Web 2.0
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 6 (23.08%) UNIX
4 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
4 5 (19.23%) Android
5 3 (11.54%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) Windows
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 6 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (19.23%) Mobile Development
4 5 (19.23%) Android Development
4 5 (19.23%) iOS Development
4 5 (19.23%) OO
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Web Design
7 1 (3.85%) OOD
7 1 (3.85%) B2B
7 1 (3.85%) B2C
7 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (3.85%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Shell Script
2 15 (57.69%) Python
2 15 (57.69%) Perl
3 14 (53.85%) Jython
4 8 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
8 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) IBM
2 18 (69.23%) AppDynamics
3 9 (34.62%) ATG
4 6 (23.08%) Adobe
5 2 (7.69%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) Appcelerator
6 1 (3.85%) Kony