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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSockets
Rank 379 406 383
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 30 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.049% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.16% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 5
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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
6913 7313 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.83% 30.03% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5277 5300 4863
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 69
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +15.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +22 4 £427 +6.68% 1
WebSockets
England

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 40 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 33 (53.23%) Java
3 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (46.77%) HTML
4 29 (46.77%) HTML5
5 26 (41.94%) Linux
6 25 (40.32%) Git (software)
6 25 (40.32%) AngularJS
7 23 (37.10%) CSS
8 21 (33.87%) UNIX
8 21 (33.87%) DNS
9 20 (32.26%) Banking
9 20 (32.26%) Firewall
10 17 (27.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (27.42%) Web Services
10 17 (27.42%) DevOps
11 16 (25.81%) TeamCity
11 16 (25.81%) Confluence
11 16 (25.81%) JIRA
12 15 (24.19%) 29West
13 13 (20.97%) Finance
13 13 (20.97%) Fixed Income
14 12 (19.35%) Ajax
14 12 (19.35%) CSS3
15 11 (17.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (17.74%) User Experience
15 11 (17.74%) Backbone.js
15 11 (17.74%) Front Office
16 10 (16.13%) Spring
16 10 (16.13%) Shell Script

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 16 (25.81%) Confluence
2 9 (14.52%) Node.js
3 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 8 (12.90%) Lightstreamer
4 4 (6.45%) Apache
4 4 (6.45%) Jetty
5 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.23%) JBoss
7 1 (1.61%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.61%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Project
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.87%) DNS
2 20 (32.26%) Firewall
3 5 (8.06%) HTTP
4 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.84%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.23%) SSL
6 1 (1.61%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.45%) MySQL
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) VoltDB
5 1 (1.61%) Triplestore
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.61%) Big Data
5 1 (1.61%) Redis
5 1 (1.61%) Riak
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (40.32%) Git (software)
2 16 (25.81%) TeamCity
2 16 (25.81%) JIRA
3 7 (11.29%) Jasmine
3 7 (11.29%) Grunt
4 6 (9.68%) Maven
5 4 (6.45%) Subversion
6 3 (4.84%) GCC
7 2 (3.23%) Mocha
8 1 (1.61%) Bower
8 1 (1.61%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.61%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.61%) JUnit
8 1 (1.61%) WebLOAD
8 1 (1.61%) JMeter
General
1 20 (32.26%) Banking
2 13 (20.97%) Finance
3 11 (17.74%) Front Office
4 9 (14.52%) Investment Banking
5 5 (8.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.23%) Games
7 1 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.61%) International Banking
7 1 (1.61%) Retail
7 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (67.74%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) Web Developer
3 12 (19.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (4.84%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) DevOps Architect
7 2 (3.23%) DevOps Manager
8 1 (1.61%) DevOps Specialist
8 1 (1.61%) Mobile Web Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Scala Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) HTML
1 29 (46.77%) HTML5
2 25 (40.32%) AngularJS
3 23 (37.10%) CSS
4 17 (27.42%) Web Services
5 12 (19.35%) Ajax
5 12 (19.35%) CSS3
6 11 (17.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (17.74%) Backbone.js
7 10 (16.13%) Spring
7 10 (16.13%) D3.js
8 9 (14.52%) jQuery
9 8 (12.90%) Middleware
10 7 (11.29%) Sencha Touch
10 7 (11.29%) REST
10 7 (11.29%) Ext JS
11 5 (8.06%) Underscore.js
11 5 (8.06%) RESTful
12 4 (6.45%) Dojo
12 4 (6.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (20.97%) Fixed Income
3 11 (17.74%) User Experience
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.45%) Visualisation
5 4 (6.45%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.23%) PKI
6 2 (3.23%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.23%) Open Source
6 2 (3.23%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.23%) RIA
6 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.61%) Linked Data
7 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.61%) iPhone
7 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (41.94%) Linux
2 21 (33.87%) UNIX
3 3 (4.84%) Solaris
4 2 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.61%) Windows
5 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) DevOps
3 8 (12.90%) TDD
4 7 (11.29%) OO
4 7 (11.29%) Scrum
5 6 (9.68%) Web Development
5 6 (9.68%) SOA
6 5 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.06%) Change Management
7 4 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.45%) CRM
7 4 (6.45%) BDD
7 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.45%) Microservices
8 3 (4.84%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.84%) OOP
8 3 (4.84%) Use Case
8 3 (4.84%) AOP
8 3 (4.84%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 33 (53.23%) Java
3 10 (16.13%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.84%) C
4 3 (4.84%) PHP
4 3 (4.84%) SQL
5 1 (1.61%) R
5 1 (1.61%) Scala
5 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (3.23%) Puppet
2 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.23%) Salt
3 1 (1.61%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) 29West
2 7 (11.29%) Sencha
2 7 (11.29%) Splunk
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) Informatica
4 4 (6.45%) Google
4 4 (6.45%) Facebook
5 3 (4.84%) IBM
5 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.23%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.23%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.61%) Tableau
7 1 (1.61%) Apple
7 1 (1.61%) GoldenSource