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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Rank 612 637 563
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -74
Contract jobs citing GWT 32 18 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.031% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.11% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 33
Median daily rate £375 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £580 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £29.53 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 - £35.00

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
16134 16105 15692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.85% 28.01% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11187 10923 9942
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 286 217
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 29 August 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 10 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 29 August 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 +23 32 £375 -11.76% 7
London -6 13 £383 -36.25% 2
North West - 10 £410 -
Manchester - 9 £420 -
South West - 8 £370 -
Stockport - 5 £420 -
Wiltshire - 4 £349 -
City of London +29 3 £275 -
Cheadle - 2 £404 -
Salisbury - 2 £349 -

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 99 (94.29%) Java
2 77 (73.33%) Spring
3 64 (60.95%) JavaScript
4 60 (57.14%) CSS
5 59 (56.19%) HTML
6 58 (55.24%) HTML5
7 55 (52.38%) AngularJS
8 53 (50.48%) Finance
9 52 (49.52%) Banking
10 48 (45.71%) Node.js
11 47 (44.76%) CSS3
11 47 (44.76%) Struts2
11 47 (44.76%) Struts
12 46 (43.81%) Git (software)
13 45 (42.86%) JUnit
13 45 (42.86%) Tomcat
14 41 (39.05%) Web Services
14 41 (39.05%) Oracle
15 40 (38.10%) OO
15 40 (38.10%) Maven
16 35 (33.33%) JSON
16 35 (33.33%) MySQL
16 35 (33.33%) OOP
17 34 (32.38%) Continuous Integration
18 33 (31.43%) Google
18 33 (31.43%) SOAP
19 32 (30.48%) Subversion
20 31 (29.52%) JDBC
20 31 (29.52%) XML
21 30 (28.57%) Ant

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 45 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 29 (27.62%) Jetty
2 29 (27.62%) nginx
3 22 (20.95%) JBoss
4 14 (13.33%) WebLogic
5 10 (9.52%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (1.90%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.90%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.95%) Apache
8 1 (0.95%) Drupal
8 1 (0.95%) OpenCms
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) Google App Engine
1 4 (3.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.95%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.33%) MySQL
2 29 (27.62%) NoSQL
3 28 (26.67%) Apache Hive
3 28 (26.67%) Impala
3 28 (26.67%) Neo4j
4 9 (8.57%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.81%) GIS
7 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.90%) JasperReports
8 2 (1.90%) UniData
9 1 (0.95%) DB2
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.95%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (43.81%) Git (software)
2 45 (42.86%) JUnit
3 40 (38.10%) Maven
4 32 (30.48%) Subversion
5 30 (28.57%) Ant
6 22 (20.95%) TeamCity
7 18 (17.14%) Jenkins
8 10 (9.52%) Eclipse
9 7 (6.67%) Selenium
10 6 (5.71%) Gradle
11 5 (4.76%) Hudson
11 5 (4.76%) SonarQube
12 4 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (3.81%) Jasmine
12 4 (3.81%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (2.86%) JIRA
13 3 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
14 2 (1.90%) IntelliJ
14 2 (1.90%) JMeter
14 2 (1.90%) Log4j
General
1 53 (50.48%) Finance
2 52 (49.52%) Banking
3 7 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Legal
4 3 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Military
5 2 (1.90%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 96 (91.43%) Developer
2 86 (81.90%) Java Developer
3 36 (34.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 35 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 34 (32.38%) Senior Java Developer
6 26 (24.76%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 12 (11.43%) Software Developer
8 10 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
9 9 (8.57%) Angular Developer
9 9 (8.57%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Java Software Developer
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (3.81%) SQL Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Applications Developer
12 3 (2.86%) Data Scientist
12 3 (2.86%) Java Engineer
13 2 (1.90%) Agile Java Developer
13 2 (1.90%) Designer
13 2 (1.90%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (73.33%) Spring
2 60 (57.14%) CSS
3 59 (56.19%) HTML
4 58 (55.24%) HTML5
5 55 (52.38%) AngularJS
6 48 (45.71%) Node.js
7 47 (44.76%) CSS3
7 47 (44.76%) Struts
7 47 (44.76%) Struts2
8 41 (39.05%) Web Services
9 35 (33.33%) JSON
10 33 (31.43%) SOAP
11 31 (29.52%) JDBC
11 31 (29.52%) XML
12 29 (27.62%) REST
13 27 (25.71%) Hibernate
14 14 (13.33%) RESTful
15 13 (12.38%) J2EE
16 9 (8.57%) JSP
17 8 (7.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.76%) SCADA
4 4 (3.81%) Market Risk
4 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.81%) Neural Network
4 4 (3.81%) Ontologies
4 4 (3.81%) Remote Sensing
4 4 (3.81%) Semantic Web
4 4 (3.81%) Statistics
4 4 (3.81%) SWIFT
5 3 (2.86%) Applied Mathematics
5 3 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.90%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.90%) Equities
7 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.95%) Ergonomics
7 1 (0.95%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.00%) Linux
2 9 (8.57%) Unix
3 4 (3.81%) Windows
4 1 (0.95%) AIX
4 1 (0.95%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.10%) OO
2 35 (33.33%) OOP
3 34 (32.38%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 19 (18.10%) Scrum
7 14 (13.33%) SDLC
8 11 (10.48%) Unit Testing
9 10 (9.52%) TDD
10 8 (7.62%) Automated Testing
10 8 (7.62%) MVC
11 6 (5.71%) DevOps
11 6 (5.71%) Open Source
12 5 (4.76%) BDD
12 5 (4.76%) Pair Programming
13 4 (3.81%) Deep Learning
13 4 (3.81%) Image Processing
13 4 (3.81%) Machine Learning
13 4 (3.81%) MVVM
13 4 (3.81%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 99 (94.29%) Java
2 64 (60.95%) JavaScript
3 18 (17.14%) SQL
4 7 (6.67%) C#
4 7 (6.67%) Python
5 5 (4.76%) C++
6 3 (2.86%) Perl
6 3 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (0.95%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.95%) C
7 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.95%) PHP
7 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.95%) R
7 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.95%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Degree
1 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) ISO20022
2 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Ansible
1 4 (3.81%) Kibana
1 4 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (39.05%) Oracle
2 33 (31.43%) Google
3 9 (8.57%) Perforce
4 8 (7.62%) IBM
5 5 (4.76%) Sybase
6 4 (3.81%) Facebook
7 2 (1.90%) i2
7 2 (1.90%) Sencha
8 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.95%) Currenex
8 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.95%) SunGard
8 1 (0.95%) TIBCO