The first table below looks at the demand for DWR skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DWR over the 3 months to 16 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.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Direct Web Remoting (DWR)
Rank 598 550 580
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +30
Contract jobs citing DWR 5 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.004% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.015% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate £375 - £295
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 - £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £244
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15377 12977 15258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 26.71% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9880 8116 8998
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 361 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.95 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

DWR
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DWR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DWR
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DWR within the UK.

DWR Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DWR
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DWR within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -34 5 £375 -
London - 5 £375 -

DWR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DWR 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 DWR.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) Spring
2 14 (77.78%) XML
3 9 (50.00%) Servlets
3 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) Java EE
3 9 (50.00%) JPA
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) SOA
5 5 (27.78%) JavaBeans
5 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
5 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) JUnit
5 5 (27.78%) Struts
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) JDBC
5 5 (27.78%) JSP
5 5 (27.78%) JBoss
5 5 (27.78%) AOP
5 5 (27.78%) Ajax
5 5 (27.78%) jBPM
5 5 (27.78%) Drools
5 5 (27.78%) Apache Wicket
6 4 (22.22%) Ext JS
6 4 (22.22%) Flash Builder
6 4 (22.22%) JSON
6 4 (22.22%) Apache Flex
6 4 (22.22%) Web Services

DWR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DWR 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 DWR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Spatial
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JUnit
2 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 4 (22.22%) Flash Builder
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Flex Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UI Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Spring
2 14 (77.78%) XML
3 9 (50.00%) Servlets
3 9 (50.00%) Java EE
3 9 (50.00%) JPA
4 5 (27.78%) Drools
4 5 (27.78%) Hibernate
4 5 (27.78%) Apache Wicket
4 5 (27.78%) Ajax
4 5 (27.78%) jBPM
4 5 (27.78%) JavaBeans
4 5 (27.78%) Struts
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) JDBC
4 5 (27.78%) JSP
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) Flash
5 4 (22.22%) Ext JS
5 4 (22.22%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SOA
1 7 (38.89%) TDD
2 5 (27.78%) AOP
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) JBoss
2 4 (22.22%) Adobe
2 4 (22.22%) Sencha
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle