The table below looks at the statistics for GWT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GWT over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Rank 562 504 492
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -12
Contract jobs citing GWT 34 91 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.62% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 49 24
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £393
% change year-on-year
- +8.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £47.00 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+34.28% +51.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14410 14574 12928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 27.53% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9549 9635 8141
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 185 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

GWT
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GWT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GWT
Daily Rate Trend

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

GWT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

GWT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GWT within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

GWT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

GWT
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing GWT within the UK.

GWT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

GWT
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GWT within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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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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
England -75 24 £450 +5.88% 10
London -26 13 £450 +5.88% 5
Scotland 0 10 - - 3
East of England +11 8 £425 +49.12%
Essex +2 6 £413 +44.73%
Glasgow -6 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Dundee - 2 - - 3
Somerset - 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 £438 -
Mayfair - 2 £600 -
Templecombe - 2 - -
South West - 2 - - 1
City of London +11 1 £325 -40.90% 1
Surrey +9 1 £450 - 1
South East -30 1 £450 - 2
Leatherhead - 1 £450 -

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GWT 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 GWT.

1 83 (96.51%) Java
2 50 (58.14%) Spring
3 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (47.67%) JavaScript
5 39 (45.35%) CSS
6 36 (41.86%) Google
7 33 (38.37%) SQL
8 32 (37.21%) XML
9 29 (33.72%) HTML
10 27 (31.40%) Oracle
11 26 (30.23%) Relational Database
12 25 (29.07%) Hibernate
13 23 (26.74%) Banking
13 23 (26.74%) Web Application Development
14 22 (25.58%) J2EE
14 22 (25.58%) MVC
15 20 (23.26%) Finance
15 20 (23.26%) PL/SQL
15 20 (23.26%) UNIX
15 20 (23.26%) JSP
15 20 (23.26%) Struts
15 20 (23.26%) OO
15 20 (23.26%) WebSphere
16 19 (22.09%) Spring MVC
17 18 (20.93%) Selenium
17 18 (20.93%) Ajax
18 17 (19.77%) Web Services
19 15 (17.44%) Perl
19 15 (17.44%) JDBC
19 15 (17.44%) Shell Script

GWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing GWT 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 GWT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (23.26%) WebSphere
2 11 (12.79%) JBoss
3 9 (10.47%) Jetty
4 5 (5.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.33%) nginx
5 2 (2.33%) Confluence
5 2 (2.33%) Node.js
5 2 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.16%) Mule
6 1 (1.16%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.16%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.23%) Relational Database
2 10 (11.63%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.14%) MySQL
4 6 (6.98%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.81%) Sybase IQ
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (20.93%) Selenium
2 15 (17.44%) Maven
2 15 (17.44%) CruiseControl
3 14 (16.28%) Eclipse
4 10 (11.63%) ClearCase
5 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.14%) Mockito
5 7 (8.14%) Subversion
6 6 (6.98%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (6.98%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (5.81%) Gradle
7 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.81%) Hamcrest
7 5 (5.81%) ClearQuest
8 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.49%) Hudson
8 3 (3.49%) JUnit
9 2 (2.33%) JMeter
9 2 (2.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (2.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 23 (26.74%) Banking
2 20 (23.26%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Back Office
3 5 (5.81%) Law
4 2 (2.33%) Games
5 1 (1.16%) Military
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (86.05%) Developer
2 53 (61.63%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.95%) Web Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) UI Developer
5 8 (9.30%) UI Programmer
6 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Scala Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.81%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Software Integration Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Tester
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Performance Tester
10 2 (2.33%) Java Web Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Applications Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.33%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.33%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (58.14%) Spring
2 39 (45.35%) CSS
3 32 (37.21%) XML
4 29 (33.72%) HTML
5 25 (29.07%) Hibernate
6 22 (25.58%) J2EE
7 20 (23.26%) JSP
7 20 (23.26%) Struts
8 19 (22.09%) Spring MVC
9 18 (20.93%) Ajax
10 17 (19.77%) Web Services
11 15 (17.44%) JDBC
11 15 (17.44%) Spring Web Flow
11 15 (17.44%) HTML5
12 14 (16.28%) XSLT
13 11 (12.79%) JMS
14 10 (11.63%) iBATIS
15 7 (8.14%) Vaadin
15 7 (8.14%) Stripes Framework
15 7 (8.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) User Experience
2 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.33%) Ontologies
3 2 (2.33%) Chemistry
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.26%) UNIX
2 7 (8.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.74%) Web Application Development
3 22 (25.58%) MVC
4 20 (23.26%) OO
5 15 (17.44%) Unit Testing
6 12 (13.95%) Scrum
7 9 (10.47%) TDD
8 8 (9.30%) Performance Testing
9 7 (8.14%) SDLC
9 7 (8.14%) UML
10 6 (6.98%) SOA
10 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.98%) Multithreading
10 6 (6.98%) Requirements Engineering
11 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.81%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (5.81%) Validation
11 5 (5.81%) Information Management
12 4 (4.65%) Web Development
13 2 (2.33%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 83 (96.51%) Java
2 41 (47.67%) JavaScript
3 33 (38.37%) SQL
4 20 (23.26%) PL/SQL
5 15 (17.44%) Perl
5 15 (17.44%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.30%) Groovy
7 7 (8.14%) C++
8 6 (6.98%) Ruby
8 6 (6.98%) Scala
9 4 (4.65%) Python
10 2 (2.33%) C#
10 2 (2.33%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) QA
1 2 (2.33%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (6.98%) Docker
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) Google
2 27 (31.40%) Oracle
3 6 (6.98%) Akamai
4 5 (5.81%) IBM
4 5 (5.81%) TIBCO
4 5 (5.81%) Sybase
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.33%) Twitter
6 1 (1.16%) Atomikos
6 1 (1.16%) Luciad
6 1 (1.16%) Charles River
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