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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Rank 524 509 494
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -15
Contract jobs citing GWT 52 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.11% 0.096%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.42% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 35 18
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£475 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £413 £500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.85% +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
14022 13562 12160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.98% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9222 8450 7632
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 260 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 30 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 27 February 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 -25 46 £475 +11.76% 27
London -7 29 £475 +11.76% 6
South East -40 10 £320 -22.42% 12
Hampshire -24 8 £400 -3.03% 8
Scotland 0 6 - - 1
Edinburgh - 6 - -
Basingstoke -1 5 - - 6
South West -20 5 - - 6
Aldershot -2 3 £400 -1.53%
Surrey +1 2 £320 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £330 -
Yorkshire - 2 £330 -
Leeds - 2 £330 -
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - - 3
Cambridge - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 102 (97.14%) Java
2 71 (67.62%) Spring
3 62 (59.05%) JavaScript
4 58 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (49.52%) CSS
6 41 (39.05%) Google
7 40 (38.10%) SQL
8 39 (37.14%) HTML
9 38 (36.19%) Oracle
10 35 (33.33%) Hibernate
11 34 (32.38%) MVC
12 33 (31.43%) J2EE
12 33 (31.43%) XML
13 31 (29.52%) OO
14 30 (28.57%) Banking
15 29 (27.62%) Web Services
15 29 (27.62%) Spring MVC
16 27 (25.71%) Web Application Development
16 27 (25.71%) Struts
16 27 (25.71%) JSP
17 26 (24.76%) Scrum
18 25 (23.81%) Relational Database
19 24 (22.86%) TDD
19 24 (22.86%) PL/SQL
20 23 (21.90%) Ajax
21 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
22 21 (20.00%) JDBC
22 21 (20.00%) Eclipse
22 21 (20.00%) Maven
23 20 (19.05%) Shell Script

GWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (15.24%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.67%) JBoss
3 7 (6.67%) Jetty
4 4 (3.81%) Apache
4 4 (3.81%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.86%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.90%) nginx
7 1 (0.95%) Confluence
7 1 (0.95%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.43%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.52%) MySQL
4 8 (7.62%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.76%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.81%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.81%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.90%) Big Data
10 1 (0.95%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.95%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.95%) OLAP
10 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.95%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.95%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 21 (20.00%) Maven
2 18 (17.14%) Selenium
3 16 (15.24%) CruiseControl
4 14 (13.33%) ClearCase
5 13 (12.38%) Subversion
6 11 (10.48%) Rational DOORS
6 11 (10.48%) Rational Rhapsody
7 10 (9.52%) Git (software)
8 9 (8.57%) ClearQuest
9 8 (7.62%) Mockito
10 5 (4.76%) Hamcrest
10 5 (4.76%) Gradle
10 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.76%) Cucumber
10 5 (4.76%) Ant
11 4 (3.81%) JUnit
11 4 (3.81%) JIRA
11 4 (3.81%) Hudson
11 4 (3.81%) JProfiler
General
1 30 (28.57%) Banking
2 14 (13.33%) Finance
3 8 (7.62%) Games
4 7 (6.67%) Publishing
5 5 (4.76%) Law
6 4 (3.81%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.90%) Marketing
7 2 (1.90%) Military
8 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.95%) Advertising
8 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.95%) Electronics
8 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (80.00%) Developer
2 64 (60.95%) Java Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Web Developer
4 14 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Java Web Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 7 (6.67%) UI Programmer
8 6 (5.71%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Software Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Technical Leader
11 3 (2.86%) Java Analyst Programmer
11 3 (2.86%) Java Consultant
11 3 (2.86%) Java Programmer
11 3 (2.86%) Developer Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (67.62%) Spring
2 52 (49.52%) CSS
3 39 (37.14%) HTML
4 35 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 33 (31.43%) J2EE
5 33 (31.43%) XML
6 29 (27.62%) Web Services
6 29 (27.62%) Spring MVC
7 27 (25.71%) Struts
7 27 (25.71%) JSP
8 23 (21.90%) Ajax
9 21 (20.00%) JDBC
10 18 (17.14%) XSLT
10 18 (17.14%) JMS
11 16 (15.24%) Spring Web Flow
12 15 (14.29%) Stripes Framework
13 14 (13.33%) HTML5
13 14 (13.33%) iBATIS
14 12 (11.43%) SOAP
14 12 (11.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Client/Server
2 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.67%) User Experience
4 6 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.76%) Open Source
6 4 (3.81%) Chemistry
6 4 (3.81%) Ontologies
7 2 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.90%) Derivative
7 2 (1.90%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.90%) Biology
7 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.90%) Life Science
7 2 (1.90%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.90%) Online Games
7 2 (1.90%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.95%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.05%) UNIX
2 8 (7.62%) Linux
3 2 (1.90%) Debian
3 2 (1.90%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.24%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.38%) MVC
3 31 (29.52%) OO
4 27 (25.71%) Web Application Development
5 26 (24.76%) Scrum
6 24 (22.86%) TDD
7 18 (17.14%) Unit Testing
8 16 (15.24%) Web Development
9 13 (12.38%) Software Engineering
10 12 (11.43%) Multithreading
11 11 (10.48%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (10.48%) Requirements Engineering
12 9 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (8.57%) Information Management
12 9 (8.57%) UML
13 8 (7.62%) Performance Testing
14 7 (6.67%) B2B
15 5 (4.76%) SOA
16 4 (3.81%) BDD
16 4 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 102 (97.14%) Java
2 62 (59.05%) JavaScript
3 40 (38.10%) SQL
4 24 (22.86%) PL/SQL
5 20 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 18 (17.14%) Perl
7 12 (11.43%) C++
8 8 (7.62%) Groovy
9 6 (5.71%) Ruby
9 6 (5.71%) Scala
10 4 (3.81%) Python
10 4 (3.81%) SPARQL
11 2 (1.90%) C#
12 1 (0.95%) C
12 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (20.95%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (0.95%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) HL7
3 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Docker
Vendors
1 41 (39.05%) Google
2 38 (36.19%) Oracle
3 7 (6.67%) Sencha
4 6 (5.71%) Akamai
5 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.90%) Sybase
6 1 (0.95%) SAP
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.95%) Twitter
6 1 (0.95%) Atomikos
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £50 - £60 per hour + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Posted: 20 days ago
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