The table below looks at the statistics for WebSockets 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 WebSockets over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSockets
Rank 378 395 367
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -28
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 34 23 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.093% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.29% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 38
Average daily rate
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£450 £383 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £375 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebSockets
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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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7384 7862 7771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.48% 31.74% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5164 5670 5524
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 78
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.73 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WebSockets
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebSockets across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSockets within the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 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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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 +35 10 £450 +20.00% 2
WebSockets
England

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 34 (59.65%) Java
1 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
2 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
3 20 (35.09%) HTML
3 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (35.09%) Banking
4 18 (31.58%) Linux
5 17 (29.82%) UNIX
5 17 (29.82%) DNS
5 17 (29.82%) REST
6 16 (28.07%) CSS
6 16 (28.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (28.07%) Firewall
6 16 (28.07%) JIRA
6 16 (28.07%) AngularJS
7 15 (26.32%) Web Services
7 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
7 15 (26.32%) Ajax
7 15 (26.32%) HTML5
8 14 (24.56%) DevOps
9 13 (22.81%) OO
9 13 (22.81%) Finance
9 13 (22.81%) Node.js
10 12 (21.05%) Front Office
10 12 (21.05%) Investment Banking
10 12 (21.05%) TeamCity
10 12 (21.05%) Confluence
11 11 (19.30%) JBoss
11 11 (19.30%) TDD
11 11 (19.30%) JSON

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (22.81%) Node.js
2 12 (21.05%) Confluence
3 8 (14.04%) WebLogic
3 8 (14.04%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.02%) Apache
5 3 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (3.51%) Jetty
6 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.51%) IIS
7 1 (1.75%) nginx
7 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) RMDS
2 3 (5.26%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) DNS
2 16 (28.07%) Firewall
3 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.51%) SSL
4 2 (3.51%) HTTP
4 2 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.75%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
2 7 (12.28%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.26%) Hazelcast
4 3 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.75%) KDB
Development Applications
1 23 (40.35%) Git (software)
2 16 (28.07%) JIRA
3 12 (21.05%) TeamCity
4 9 (15.79%) Jasmine
5 8 (14.04%) Subversion
6 7 (12.28%) Maven
6 7 (12.28%) Grunt
7 6 (10.53%) Mocha
8 4 (7.02%) Trac
9 3 (5.26%) GCC
9 3 (5.26%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (5.26%) Capybara
9 3 (5.26%) Cucumber
9 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
9 3 (5.26%) IntelliJ
9 3 (5.26%) Sublime Text
10 2 (3.51%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.75%) Hudson
11 1 (1.75%) Bower
General
1 20 (35.09%) Banking
2 13 (22.81%) Finance
3 12 (21.05%) Front Office
3 12 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.75%) International Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Developer
2 9 (15.79%) Front-End Developer
2 9 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Architect
6 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Scala Developer
8 3 (5.26%) UI Developer
8 3 (5.26%) DevOps Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Release Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Software Architect
9 2 (3.51%) SOA Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) HTML
2 17 (29.82%) REST
3 16 (28.07%) CSS
3 16 (28.07%) AngularJS
4 15 (26.32%) HTML5
4 15 (26.32%) Web Services
4 15 (26.32%) Ajax
5 11 (19.30%) JSON
6 10 (17.54%) RESTful
6 10 (17.54%) CSS3
6 10 (17.54%) LESS
7 9 (15.79%) jQuery
7 9 (15.79%) JMS
7 9 (15.79%) XML
7 9 (15.79%) SOAP
8 8 (14.04%) Java EE
9 7 (12.28%) Middleware
9 7 (12.28%) Backbone.js
9 7 (12.28%) Sass
10 6 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.02%) Fat Client
4 4 (7.02%) Open Source
4 4 (7.02%) Thin Client
4 4 (7.02%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.26%) Market Risk
5 3 (5.26%) Taxonomies
6 2 (3.51%) PKI
6 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.75%) Equities
7 1 (1.75%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Linux
2 17 (29.82%) UNIX
3 4 (7.02%) Android
3 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 14 (24.56%) DevOps
4 13 (22.81%) OO
5 11 (19.30%) TDD
5 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.79%) Scrum
7 8 (14.04%) BDD
8 7 (12.28%) Pair Programming
8 7 (12.28%) Change Management
8 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
9 6 (10.53%) OOP
10 5 (8.77%) SOA
10 5 (8.77%) User Stories
11 4 (7.02%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (7.02%) Content Management
11 4 (7.02%) Information Architecture
11 4 (7.02%) User Experience Design
12 3 (5.26%) Web Development
12 3 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) Java
1 34 (59.65%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.28%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.77%) Scala
4 4 (7.02%) XQuery
5 3 (5.26%) C
6 2 (3.51%) Python
6 2 (3.51%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.75%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (5.26%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.51%) Salt
4 1 (1.75%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) JBoss
1 11 (19.30%) 29West
2 8 (14.04%) Splunk
3 5 (8.77%) Informatica
3 5 (8.77%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.02%) Adobe
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle
5 3 (5.26%) Google
5 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.51%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.51%) IBM
6 2 (3.51%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.75%) Facebook
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft