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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Rank 593 611 532
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -79
Contract jobs citing GWT 71 36 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.063% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.24% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 11 56
Average daily rate £538 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £363 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £659 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £47.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
15410 15204 14820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.80% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9851 9713
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 205
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 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 11 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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +36 71 £538 +19.44% 10
London +14 55 £538 +19.44% 2
City of London +63 20 £550 +69.23%
South East - 16 £475 - 2
Oxfordshire - 10 £475 -
Surrey - 5 £475 - 1
Leatherhead - 5 £475 - 1
Canary Wharf - 3 £685 -
Oxford - 3 £440 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 97 (97.00%) Java
2 77 (77.00%) Spring
3 73 (73.00%) JavaScript
4 58 (58.00%) HTML
5 57 (57.00%) CSS
6 52 (52.00%) Oracle
7 48 (48.00%) Struts
7 48 (48.00%) OO
8 47 (47.00%) HTML5
9 44 (44.00%) Tomcat
9 44 (44.00%) Finance
10 41 (41.00%) Banking
11 40 (40.00%) AngularJS
12 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (38.00%) XML
13 38 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (37.00%) NoSQL
14 37 (37.00%) Node.js
14 37 (37.00%) Struts2
15 36 (36.00%) CSS3
15 36 (36.00%) Subversion
16 35 (35.00%) JUnit
16 35 (35.00%) Web Services
17 33 (33.00%) Git (software)
18 32 (32.00%) MySQL
19 31 (31.00%) JDBC
19 31 (31.00%) Test Automation
20 30 (30.00%) SOAP
20 30 (30.00%) Linux
21 29 (29.00%) TDD

GWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 44 (44.00%) Tomcat
2 37 (37.00%) Node.js
3 27 (27.00%) Jetty
3 27 (27.00%) nginx
4 18 (18.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (8.00%) IIS
5 8 (8.00%) JBoss
6 7 (7.00%) WebLogic
7 4 (4.00%) ArcGIS
7 4 (4.00%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (2.00%) Apache ServiceMix
9 2 (2.00%) CMS
9 2 (2.00%) MQSeries
9 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (1.00%) Apache
10 1 (1.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MS Office
1 4 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.00%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (9.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (37.00%) NoSQL
2 32 (32.00%) MySQL
3 27 (27.00%) Apache Hive
3 27 (27.00%) Impala
3 27 (27.00%) Neo4j
4 15 (15.00%) Relational Database
5 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database
6 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (7.00%) DB2
8 4 (4.00%) GIS
8 4 (4.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (3.00%) JasperReports
10 2 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.00%) UniData
Development Applications
1 36 (36.00%) Subversion
2 35 (35.00%) JUnit
3 33 (33.00%) Git (software)
4 28 (28.00%) Maven
5 26 (26.00%) Ant
6 20 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 14 (14.00%) Jenkins
8 7 (7.00%) Eclipse
9 6 (6.00%) JIRA
10 5 (5.00%) Hudson
10 5 (5.00%) Selenium
11 4 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (4.00%) ClearCase
11 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
11 4 (4.00%) Log4j
12 2 (2.00%) Artifactory
12 2 (2.00%) FitNesse
12 2 (2.00%) IntelliJ
12 2 (2.00%) JMeter
12 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (44.00%) Finance
2 41 (41.00%) Banking
3 14 (14.00%) Publishing
4 10 (10.00%) Games
5 6 (6.00%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.00%) Retail
7 3 (3.00%) Legal
8 2 (2.00%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (80.00%) Developer
2 76 (76.00%) Java Developer
3 26 (26.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 21 (21.00%) Senior Developer
5 20 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 16 (16.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 11 (11.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Agile Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Applications Architect
8 8 (8.00%) Architect
9 7 (7.00%) Angular Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Java Web Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Node.js Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Web Developer
10 5 (5.00%) AWS Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Games Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Java Games Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (77.00%) Spring
2 58 (58.00%) HTML
3 57 (57.00%) CSS
4 48 (48.00%) Struts
5 47 (47.00%) HTML5
6 40 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 38 (38.00%) XML
8 37 (37.00%) Struts2
9 36 (36.00%) CSS3
10 35 (35.00%) Web Services
11 31 (31.00%) JDBC
12 30 (30.00%) SOAP
13 27 (27.00%) JSON
13 27 (27.00%) REST
14 25 (25.00%) Java EE
15 23 (23.00%) J2EE
16 22 (22.00%) JSF
17 18 (18.00%) Apache Wicket
17 18 (18.00%) Spring MVC
18 16 (16.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.00%) Online Games
3 4 (4.00%) Equities
3 4 (4.00%) Market Risk
3 4 (4.00%) SWIFT
3 4 (4.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.00%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.00%) Ergonomics
6 1 (1.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 30 (30.00%) Linux
2 14 (14.00%) Windows
3 13 (13.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (9.00%) Unix
5 6 (6.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.00%) OO
2 39 (39.00%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (38.00%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (31.00%) Test Automation
5 29 (29.00%) TDD
6 25 (25.00%) OOP
6 25 (25.00%) SDLC
7 22 (22.00%) Scrum
8 19 (19.00%) MVC
9 9 (9.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.00%) Web Development
10 8 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
11 6 (6.00%) BDD
11 6 (6.00%) High Availability
11 6 (6.00%) Low Latency
12 5 (5.00%) Analytics
12 5 (5.00%) Memory Management
13 4 (4.00%) Data Migration
13 4 (4.00%) Image Processing
13 4 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (97.00%) Java
2 73 (73.00%) JavaScript
3 25 (25.00%) SQL
4 11 (11.00%) C++
5 10 (10.00%) C
6 9 (9.00%) C#
7 7 (7.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.00%) Perl
8 3 (3.00%) Python
8 3 (3.00%) Ruby
8 3 (3.00%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.00%) Clojure
9 1 (1.00%) Go
9 1 (1.00%) Haskell
9 1 (1.00%) PHP
9 1 (1.00%) Scala
9 1 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.00%) Degree
3 5 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) ISO20022
2 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Ansible
1 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 52 (52.00%) Oracle
2 22 (22.00%) Google
3 10 (10.00%) IBM
4 9 (9.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.00%) Sybase
6 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.00%) ESRI
7 4 (4.00%) Fujitsu
7 4 (4.00%) Lumension
7 4 (4.00%) Sophos
8 2 (2.00%) Sencha
9 1 (1.00%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.00%) SunGard
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