The first table below looks at the demand for WebSockets skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSockets over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSockets
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
745 630 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.25% 26.07% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 329 505
Average daily rate £350 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 33
Average hourly rate £40.57 £29.96 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +49.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.65 £14.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £155.70 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WebSockets
England

WebSockets
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WebSockets Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WebSockets
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

WebSockets Hourly Rate Trend in the North West