The table below looks at the statistics for WebSockets skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSockets over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WebSockets
Rank 387 401 396
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 58 23 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.097% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.75% 0.31% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 13 29
Median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £680 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -
WebSockets
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
7728 7530 7402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.55% 31.74% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5741 5533 5172
Median daily rate £450 £440 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 49 50
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.02% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.52 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.71 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

WebSockets
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing WebSockets as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSockets Jobs Demand Trend in London

WebSockets
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WebSockets Daily Rate Trend in London

WebSockets
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSockets across the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

WebSockets Daily Rate Histogram in London

WebSockets
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSockets within the London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +35 12 £410 -
Uxbridge - 2 £343 -
WebSockets
England

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSockets also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for WebSockets.

1 80 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 71 (68.27%) HTML
3 70 (67.31%) CSS
4 68 (65.38%) HTML5
5 66 (63.46%) AngularJS
6 60 (57.69%) CSS3
6 60 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (52.88%) REST
8 49 (47.12%) jQuery
9 43 (41.35%) Node.js
10 40 (38.46%) Web Development
11 35 (33.65%) Java
11 35 (33.65%) User Experience
12 34 (32.69%) Scrum
13 33 (31.73%) TDD
13 33 (31.73%) Git (software)
14 31 (29.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 31 (29.81%) Finance
15 30 (28.85%) OOP
16 28 (26.92%) Ajax
17 26 (25.00%) Backbone.js
17 26 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
18 25 (24.04%) MVC
19 23 (22.12%) Banking
20 22 (21.15%) Sass
21 21 (20.19%) Grunt
21 21 (20.19%) React
21 21 (20.19%) Front End Development
22 20 (19.23%) Bower
23 19 (18.27%) Games

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (16.35%) CMS
2 11 (10.58%) Apache Spark
3 9 (8.65%) Jetty
4 6 (5.77%) Confluence
5 3 (2.88%) Apache
6 2 (1.92%) Lightstreamer
6 2 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.96%) IIS
7 1 (0.96%) JBoss
7 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Office
2 2 (1.92%) MS Project
2 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) GitHub
2 4 (3.85%) Google Play
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.96%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.96%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) Internet
2 7 (6.73%) AMQP
3 2 (1.92%) Firewall
3 2 (1.92%) HTTP
4 1 (0.96%) DNS
4 1 (0.96%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) Apache Cassandra
1 9 (8.65%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.69%) Redis
3 6 (5.77%) MySQL
3 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.88%) Big Data
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.96%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.96%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.96%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) Riak
6 1 (0.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 33 (31.73%) Git (software)
2 21 (20.19%) Grunt
3 20 (19.23%) Bower
4 18 (17.31%) gulp
5 12 (11.54%) JIRA
6 8 (7.69%) Jasmine
7 5 (4.81%) Mocha
7 5 (4.81%) Protractor
7 5 (4.81%) Selenium
8 4 (3.85%) Babel
8 4 (3.85%) Maven
8 4 (3.85%) webpack
9 3 (2.88%) JUnit
10 2 (1.92%) Subversion
10 2 (1.92%) Xcode
11 1 (0.96%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.96%) Sinon.JS
11 1 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.96%) Travis CI
General
1 31 (29.81%) Finance
2 23 (22.12%) Banking
3 19 (18.27%) Games
4 16 (15.38%) Advertising
5 11 (10.58%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.88%) Front Office
7 2 (1.92%) Back Office
7 2 (1.92%) Retail
8 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (81.73%) Developer
2 26 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 23 (22.12%) Web Developer
4 20 (19.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (9.62%) Angular Developer
5 10 (9.62%) HTML Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Node.js Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Data Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.73%) UI Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (4.81%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Android Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.85%) iOS Android Developer
10 4 (3.85%) iOS Developer
10 4 (3.85%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (68.27%) HTML
2 70 (67.31%) CSS
3 68 (65.38%) HTML5
4 66 (63.46%) AngularJS
5 60 (57.69%) CSS3
6 55 (52.88%) REST
7 49 (47.12%) jQuery
8 43 (41.35%) Node.js
9 31 (29.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 28 (26.92%) Ajax
11 26 (25.00%) Backbone.js
12 22 (21.15%) Sass
13 21 (20.19%) React
14 18 (17.31%) JSON
14 18 (17.31%) LESS
15 15 (14.42%) Spring
16 14 (13.46%) Kafka
17 12 (11.54%) Akka
18 11 (10.58%) Web Services
19 10 (9.62%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.65%) User Experience
2 9 (8.65%) Algorithms
2 9 (8.65%) Derivative
3 8 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.73%) Blackberry
5 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.81%) Internet of Things
6 4 (3.85%) Fintech
6 4 (3.85%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.88%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.88%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (2.88%) Statistics
8 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.92%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.96%) iPhone
9 1 (0.96%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.96%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.42%) Apple iOS
2 14 (13.46%) Android
3 12 (11.54%) Linux
4 9 (8.65%) Windows
5 7 (6.73%) Windows Phone
6 6 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.77%) Unix
6 6 (5.77%) webOS
6 6 (5.77%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.46%) Web Development
3 34 (32.69%) Scrum
4 33 (31.73%) TDD
5 30 (28.85%) OOP
6 26 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 25 (24.04%) MVC
8 21 (20.19%) Front End Development
9 17 (16.35%) User Stories
10 15 (14.42%) Domain-Driven Design
11 14 (13.46%) BDD
12 12 (11.54%) Open Source
13 11 (10.58%) MVVM
13 11 (10.58%) SDLC
13 11 (10.58%) Software Architecture
14 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (9.62%) OO
15 9 (8.65%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (8.65%) Data Modelling
15 9 (8.65%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 80 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 35 (33.65%) Java
3 16 (15.38%) Scala
3 16 (15.38%) SQL
4 9 (8.65%) ES6
5 8 (7.69%) PHP
6 7 (6.73%) C
7 6 (5.77%) C#
7 6 (5.77%) ECMAScript
8 5 (4.81%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.85%) Apple Swift
9 4 (3.85%) C++
10 3 (2.88%) Ruby
11 2 (1.92%) Haskell
11 2 (1.92%) Python
12 1 (0.96%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.96%) R
12 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.65%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) DV Cleared
2 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (11.54%) Atlassian
2 6 (5.77%) Apple
2 6 (5.77%) Google
2 6 (5.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.85%) Oracle
4 3 (2.88%) IBM
5 2 (1.92%) Endeca
5 2 (1.92%) hybris
5 2 (1.92%) Sencha
5 2 (1.92%) Splunk
5 2 (1.92%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe
6 1 (0.96%) Apigee
6 1 (0.96%) CA
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.96%) Zend
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