The table below looks at the statistics for GWT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GWT over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Rank 577 600 533
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -67
Contract jobs citing GWT 65 33 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.059% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.21% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 15 42
Median daily rate £538 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £410 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £605 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £431
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £32.25 £47.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.38% +34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-31.38% +34.28%

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
15051 15372 15096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 27.44% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10620 10274 9875
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 211
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

GWT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GWT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GWT within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 65 £538 +26.47% 5
London +51 48 £538 -10.41% 2
City of London - 25 £538 - 1
North West - 9 £250 - 1
Manchester - 9 £250 - 1
South West +9 7 £375 -
Stockport - 4 £250 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 1
Bristol - 1 £375 -
Cheadle - 1 £388 -
Leeds - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GWT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GWT.

1 116 (99.15%) Java
2 89 (76.07%) Spring
3 80 (68.38%) JavaScript
4 71 (60.68%) CSS
5 69 (58.97%) HTML
6 63 (53.85%) HTML5
7 57 (48.72%) Finance
8 55 (47.01%) Struts
9 53 (45.30%) Tomcat
9 53 (45.30%) Banking
10 52 (44.44%) AngularJS
11 50 (42.74%) Oracle
12 49 (41.88%) OO
12 49 (41.88%) Node.js
13 48 (41.03%) CSS3
13 48 (41.03%) Struts2
14 46 (39.32%) JUnit
15 45 (38.46%) Git (software)
16 43 (36.75%) Web Services
17 42 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
18 41 (35.04%) Continuous Integration
19 39 (33.33%) NoSQL
19 39 (33.33%) Subversion
20 37 (31.62%) Maven
20 37 (31.62%) XML
21 36 (30.77%) JSON
21 36 (30.77%) OOP
22 35 (29.91%) MySQL
23 34 (29.06%) JDBC
23 34 (29.06%) Linux

GWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (45.30%) Tomcat
2 30 (25.64%) Jetty
2 30 (25.64%) nginx
3 23 (19.66%) JBoss
4 22 (18.80%) WebSphere
5 16 (13.68%) WebLogic
6 8 (6.84%) IIS
7 3 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (1.71%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.71%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.71%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.85%) Apache
9 1 (0.85%) Drupal
9 1 (0.85%) OpenCms
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) MS Office
1 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Global One
1 2 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.85%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 35 (29.91%) MySQL
3 29 (24.79%) Apache Hive
3 29 (24.79%) Impala
3 29 (24.79%) Neo4j
4 16 (13.68%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
7 6 (5.13%) DB2
7 6 (5.13%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.71%) GIS
9 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.71%) JasperReports
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.71%) UniData
10 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (39.32%) JUnit
2 45 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 39 (33.33%) Subversion
4 37 (31.62%) Maven
5 28 (23.93%) Ant
6 22 (18.80%) Jenkins
6 22 (18.80%) TeamCity
7 11 (9.40%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.98%) Selenium
9 5 (4.27%) Hudson
9 5 (4.27%) JIRA
9 5 (4.27%) SonarQube
10 4 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.42%) Log4j
11 2 (1.71%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.71%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.71%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.71%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.71%) JMeter
11 2 (1.71%) Mockito
General
1 57 (48.72%) Finance
2 53 (45.30%) Banking
3 10 (8.55%) Publishing
4 6 (5.13%) Games
4 6 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.56%) Legal
5 3 (2.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (88.03%) Developer
2 99 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 37 (31.62%) Full Stack Developer
4 34 (29.06%) Senior Developer
5 33 (28.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 26 (22.22%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 14 (11.97%) Java Software Developer
7 14 (11.97%) Software Developer
8 10 (8.55%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
10 8 (6.84%) Angular Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Agile Developer
11 7 (5.98%) Agile Java Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Applications Architect
12 6 (5.13%) Architect
12 6 (5.13%) Java Web Developer
12 6 (5.13%) Web Developer
13 5 (4.27%) AWS Developer
14 4 (3.42%) Senior Software Developer
14 4 (3.42%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (76.07%) Spring
2 71 (60.68%) CSS
3 69 (58.97%) HTML
4 63 (53.85%) HTML5
5 55 (47.01%) Struts
6 52 (44.44%) AngularJS
7 49 (41.88%) Node.js
8 48 (41.03%) CSS3
8 48 (41.03%) Struts2
9 43 (36.75%) Web Services
10 37 (31.62%) XML
11 36 (30.77%) JSON
12 34 (29.06%) JDBC
13 33 (28.21%) SOAP
14 31 (26.50%) REST
15 26 (22.22%) J2EE
16 23 (19.66%) RESTful
17 21 (17.95%) Hibernate
18 17 (14.53%) Java EE
19 13 (11.11%) Smart GWT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.27%) SCADA
3 4 (3.42%) Equities
3 4 (3.42%) Market Risk
3 4 (3.42%) SWIFT
3 4 (3.42%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.42%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.56%) Online Games
5 2 (1.71%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.85%) Ergonomics
6 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) RIA
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.06%) Linux
2 14 (11.97%) Windows
3 11 (9.40%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (6.84%) Unix
6 6 (5.13%) AIX
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.88%) OO
2 42 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (35.04%) Continuous Integration
4 36 (30.77%) OOP
5 29 (24.79%) Test Automation
6 23 (19.66%) TDD
7 20 (17.09%) Scrum
7 20 (17.09%) SDLC
8 14 (11.97%) MVC
9 10 (8.55%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.98%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.98%) Web Development
11 6 (5.13%) DevOps
12 5 (4.27%) BDD
12 5 (4.27%) Open Source
13 4 (3.42%) Automated Testing
13 4 (3.42%) Data Visualisation
13 4 (3.42%) Service Management
14 3 (2.56%) Multithreading
14 3 (2.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 116 (99.15%) Java
2 80 (68.38%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.38%) SQL
4 11 (9.40%) C++
5 8 (6.84%) C
5 8 (6.84%) C#
6 5 (4.27%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.56%) Perl
7 3 (2.56%) Ruby
7 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.71%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.85%) Clojure
9 1 (0.85%) Go
9 1 (0.85%) Haskell
9 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.85%) PHP
9 1 (0.85%) Scala
9 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.42%) Degree
4 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) ISO20022
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Ansible
1 4 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (42.74%) Oracle
2 28 (23.93%) Google
3 11 (9.40%) IBM
4 9 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 7 (5.98%) Sybase
6 4 (3.42%) Perforce
7 2 (1.71%) ESRI
7 2 (1.71%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.71%) Lumension
7 2 (1.71%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.71%) Sencha
7 2 (1.71%) Sophos
8 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.85%) SunGard