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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Rank 586 500 503
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +3
Contract jobs citing GWT 27 96 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.65% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 39 32
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£438 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £283 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
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
15015 14830 13994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.38% 28.03% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10059 9618 8801
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 226 212 337
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 7 July 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 16 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 7 July 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 -81 18 £438 +2.94% 19
East of England +7 9 £425 +49.12% 1
Scotland -10 9 - - 1
London -51 6 £575 +31.42% 13
Suffolk - 5 £425 -
Essex -6 4 £425 +49.12%
Dundee - 4 - -
Glasgow -17 3 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Somerset - 2 - -
Templecombe - 2 - -
Mayfair - 2 £600 -
South West - 2 - - 1
Surrey -2 1 £450 -
South East -35 1 £450 +4.34% 3
Leatherhead - 1 £450 -

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 76 (98.70%) Java
2 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.95%) Spring
3 36 (46.75%) Google
4 34 (44.16%) CSS
5 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
6 25 (32.47%) HTML
6 25 (32.47%) SQL
7 23 (29.87%) XML
8 21 (27.27%) Finance
9 20 (25.97%) Banking
9 20 (25.97%) Hibernate
10 19 (24.68%) Oracle
10 19 (24.68%) Relational Database
11 17 (22.08%) Web Application Development
11 17 (22.08%) HTML5
11 17 (22.08%) Struts
11 17 (22.08%) Web Services
11 17 (22.08%) MVC
12 16 (20.78%) UNIX
12 16 (20.78%) J2EE
12 16 (20.78%) WebSphere
13 15 (19.48%) OO
14 14 (18.18%) JSP
14 14 (18.18%) PL/SQL
14 14 (18.18%) Ajax
14 14 (18.18%) Spring MVC
14 14 (18.18%) Selenium
15 12 (15.58%) Eclipse
15 12 (15.58%) Maven

GWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (20.78%) WebSphere
2 8 (10.39%) JBoss
3 6 (7.79%) Jetty
4 5 (6.49%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.90%) Node.js
6 2 (2.60%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.60%) Confluence
7 1 (1.30%) Apache
7 1 (1.30%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Google Compute Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) Relational Database
2 7 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.49%) Sybase IQ
5 4 (5.19%) MySQL
5 4 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) Selenium
2 12 (15.58%) Maven
2 12 (15.58%) Eclipse
3 11 (14.29%) CruiseControl
4 7 (9.09%) Subversion
5 6 (7.79%) ClearCase
6 4 (5.19%) Mockito
6 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.19%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (5.19%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.90%) Hudson
7 3 (3.90%) ClearQuest
7 3 (3.90%) JUnit
8 2 (2.60%) Hamcrest
8 2 (2.60%) JProfiler
8 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.60%) Gradle
9 1 (1.30%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 20 (25.97%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
5 1 (1.30%) Games
5 1 (1.30%) Military
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (90.91%) Developer
2 50 (64.94%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Web Developer
4 8 (10.39%) UI Developer
4 8 (10.39%) UI Programmer
5 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (3.90%) Scala Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Software Integration Engineer
8 2 (2.60%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (2.60%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (1.30%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (1.30%) Programme Manager
9 1 (1.30%) Java Applications Developer
9 1 (1.30%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.30%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (51.95%) Spring
2 34 (44.16%) CSS
3 25 (32.47%) HTML
4 23 (29.87%) XML
5 20 (25.97%) Hibernate
6 17 (22.08%) Struts
6 17 (22.08%) Web Services
6 17 (22.08%) HTML5
7 16 (20.78%) J2EE
8 14 (18.18%) JSP
8 14 (18.18%) Ajax
8 14 (18.18%) Spring MVC
9 11 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
10 10 (12.99%) XSLT
10 10 (12.99%) Smart GWT
11 8 (10.39%) JDBC
11 8 (10.39%) Java EE
12 7 (9.09%) JMS
12 7 (9.09%) SOAP
13 6 (7.79%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) User Experience
2 3 (3.90%) Hedge funds
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Ontologies
3 2 (2.60%) Chemistry
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.78%) UNIX
2 7 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.08%) MVC
2 17 (22.08%) Web Application Development
3 15 (19.48%) OO
4 11 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 7 (9.09%) Scrum
6 6 (7.79%) SOA
6 6 (7.79%) SDLC
7 5 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.49%) Validation
7 5 (6.49%) UML
7 5 (6.49%) TDD
8 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.19%) Project Management
8 4 (5.19%) Requirements Engineering
9 3 (3.90%) Information Management
9 3 (3.90%) Multithreading
9 3 (3.90%) Performance Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 76 (98.70%) Java
2 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.47%) SQL
4 14 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 11 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 11 (14.29%) Perl
6 5 (6.49%) C++
6 5 (6.49%) Groovy
7 4 (5.19%) Python
8 3 (3.90%) Ruby
8 3 (3.90%) Scala
9 2 (2.60%) SPARQL
9 2 (2.60%) C#
10 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Degree
4 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
1 2 (2.60%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 36 (46.75%) Google
2 19 (24.68%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) Sybase
3 5 (6.49%) IBM
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.49%) TIBCO
4 3 (3.90%) Akamai
5 2 (2.60%) Twitter
5 2 (2.60%) Charles River
6 1 (1.30%) Luciad
6 1 (1.30%) Atomikos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago