The table below looks at the statistics for GWT skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GWT over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Rank 360 385 362
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -23
Contract jobs citing GWT 26 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.073% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £445 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.74% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £413 £500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.14% +51.35%
GWT
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6178 6407 6168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.87% 29.31% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4625 4562 4472
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

GWT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

GWT Jobs Demand Trend in London

GWT
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

GWT Daily Rate Trend in London

GWT
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GWT across the London region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

GWT Daily Rate Histogram in London

GWT
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

GWT Hourly Rate Trend in London

GWT
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GWT within the London region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
City of London +15 2 £375 -37.50% 3
Bermondsey - - - -
Chessington - - - -
GWT
England

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing GWT 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 GWT.

1 45 (97.83%) Java
2 31 (67.39%) Spring
3 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
4 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (47.83%) TDD
5 21 (45.65%) HTML
6 18 (39.13%) Hibernate
7 17 (36.96%) Scrum
8 16 (34.78%) Google
9 15 (32.61%) CSS
9 15 (32.61%) SQL
10 14 (30.43%) Oracle
10 14 (30.43%) MVC
11 13 (28.26%) OO
12 12 (26.09%) XML
12 12 (26.09%) Maven
12 12 (26.09%) Stripes Framework
13 11 (23.91%) Banking
14 10 (21.74%) Spring MVC
14 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
14 10 (21.74%) Tomcat
15 9 (19.57%) Finance
15 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
15 9 (19.57%) Web Development
16 8 (17.39%) JSF
16 8 (17.39%) Struts
16 8 (17.39%) Linux
16 8 (17.39%) J2EE
16 8 (17.39%) MySQL
17 7 (15.22%) RDBMS

GWT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing GWT 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 GWT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (21.74%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.04%) JBoss
3 5 (10.87%) Jetty
4 4 (8.70%) Apache Spark
5 3 (6.52%) Apache
6 1 (2.17%) Confluence
6 1 (2.17%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MySQL
2 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
2 7 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) MongoDB
4 5 (10.87%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.70%) Apache Hive
6 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.35%) Big Data
8 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.17%) OLAP
8 1 (2.17%) Star Schema
8 1 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (2.17%) CouchDB
8 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Maven
2 9 (19.57%) Git (software)
3 6 (13.04%) Mockito
3 6 (13.04%) Eclipse
4 5 (10.87%) Subversion
4 5 (10.87%) JIRA
5 4 (8.70%) Gradle
5 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.70%) Hamcrest
5 4 (8.70%) Ant
6 3 (6.52%) ClearCase
6 3 (6.52%) IntelliJ
7 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.35%) Selenium
8 1 (2.17%) JUnit
General
1 11 (23.91%) Banking
2 9 (19.57%) Finance
3 5 (10.87%) Law
3 5 (10.87%) Games
3 5 (10.87%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 27 (58.70%) Java Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Web Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Java Web Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Scala Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.52%) Software Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.52%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (2.17%) ETL Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (67.39%) Spring
2 21 (45.65%) HTML
3 18 (39.13%) Hibernate
4 15 (32.61%) CSS
5 12 (26.09%) XML
5 12 (26.09%) Stripes Framework
6 10 (21.74%) Spring MVC
7 8 (17.39%) JSF
7 8 (17.39%) Struts
7 8 (17.39%) J2EE
8 7 (15.22%) Tapestry
8 7 (15.22%) Apache Wicket
8 7 (15.22%) RIFE
9 6 (13.04%) HTML5
10 5 (10.87%) Web Services
10 5 (10.87%) SOAP
10 5 (10.87%) JSON
10 5 (10.87%) OAuth
10 5 (10.87%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (10.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.17%) Ergonomics
3 1 (2.17%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.17%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) CentOS
2 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.35%) Debian
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (47.83%) TDD
2 17 (36.96%) Scrum
3 14 (30.43%) MVC
4 13 (28.26%) OO
5 10 (21.74%) Multithreading
6 9 (19.57%) Web Development
7 7 (15.22%) Web Application Development
8 5 (10.87%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (8.70%) BDD
9 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.70%) B2B
10 3 (6.52%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.35%) DevOps
11 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.35%) Coaching
11 2 (4.35%) ATDD
11 2 (4.35%) User Stories
11 2 (4.35%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) Java
2 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 15 (32.61%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) Groovy
4 6 (13.04%) Ruby
5 5 (10.87%) Scala
6 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.70%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) C#
8 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Google
2 14 (30.43%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Akamai
4 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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