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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Rank 597 555 537
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -18
Contract jobs citing GWT 27 61 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.12% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.44% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 28
Average daily rate £388 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +32.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +32.14%

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
14632 13891 13281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.42% 26.89% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10146 9263 8358
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 189 271
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -0.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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 9 February 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 12 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 9 February 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 -56 26 £388 -13.88% 21
London -6 18 £406 -14.47% 4
Bristol -2 4 £325 -27.77% 3
South West -8 4 £325 -27.77% 3
Yorkshire -12 3 - - 4
Ripon - 3 - -
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Scotland -12 1 - -
Edinburgh -17 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 66 (92.96%) Java
2 48 (67.61%) Spring
3 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (60.56%) JavaScript
5 42 (59.15%) HTML
6 38 (53.52%) JSF
7 34 (47.89%) SQL
8 32 (45.07%) OO
9 30 (42.25%) Web Services
9 30 (42.25%) Hibernate
10 27 (38.03%) Maven
11 25 (35.21%) Scrum
12 24 (33.80%) MVC
12 24 (33.80%) JBoss
13 23 (32.39%) CSS
13 23 (32.39%) Oracle
14 22 (30.99%) Spring MVC
14 22 (30.99%) HTML5
15 21 (29.58%) Apache Wicket
15 21 (29.58%) Jenkins
15 21 (29.58%) TDD
15 21 (29.58%) Java EE
16 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
17 18 (25.35%) Eclipse
18 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
18 17 (23.94%) SOAP
18 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (22.54%) jQuery
19 16 (22.54%) NoSQL
19 16 (22.54%) XML

GWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 24 (33.80%) JBoss
2 11 (15.49%) WebLogic
3 9 (12.68%) WebSphere
4 7 (9.86%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
6 5 (7.04%) Jetty
7 4 (5.63%) ArcGIS
7 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Portal
8 3 (4.23%) Drupal
9 2 (2.82%) CMS
9 2 (2.82%) Node.js
10 1 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
10 1 (1.41%) JCAPS
10 1 (1.41%) OpenCms
10 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
2 4 (5.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (22.54%) NoSQL
3 14 (19.72%) MongoDB
4 12 (16.90%) Oracle Database
5 11 (15.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (14.08%) MySQL
6 10 (14.08%) Relational Database
7 8 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (9.86%) Apache Accumulo
8 7 (9.86%) Big Data
8 7 (9.86%) OrientDB
9 5 (7.04%) DB2
10 4 (5.63%) GIS
10 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.41%) JasperReports
11 1 (1.41%) OLAP
11 1 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 27 (38.03%) Maven
2 21 (29.58%) Jenkins
3 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
4 18 (25.35%) Eclipse
5 13 (18.31%) JUnit
6 12 (16.90%) Ant
7 8 (11.27%) Hudson
7 8 (11.27%) JProfiler
7 8 (11.27%) Subversion
8 7 (9.86%) Cucumber
9 6 (8.45%) JIRA
9 6 (8.45%) Mockito
10 5 (7.04%) AccuRev
10 5 (7.04%) Gatling
10 5 (7.04%) Gradle
10 5 (7.04%) Hamcrest
11 4 (5.63%) ClearCase
11 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
12 3 (4.23%) Selenium
13 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (14.08%) Publishing
2 9 (12.68%) Games
3 7 (9.86%) Finance
4 6 (8.45%) Banking
4 6 (8.45%) Retail
5 3 (4.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (80.28%) Developer
2 49 (69.01%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.72%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (18.31%) Agile Developer
4 13 (18.31%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (11.27%) UI Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Games Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Java Games Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Development Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) HTML Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Development Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Software Integration Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (67.61%) Spring
2 42 (59.15%) HTML
3 38 (53.52%) JSF
4 30 (42.25%) Hibernate
4 30 (42.25%) Web Services
5 23 (32.39%) CSS
6 22 (30.99%) HTML5
6 22 (30.99%) Spring MVC
7 21 (29.58%) Apache Wicket
7 21 (29.58%) Java EE
8 17 (23.94%) SOAP
9 16 (22.54%) J2EE
9 16 (22.54%) jQuery
9 16 (22.54%) XML
10 13 (18.31%) Ajax
11 12 (16.90%) Struts
12 10 (14.08%) RESTful
13 9 (12.68%) Stripes Framework
13 9 (12.68%) Tapestry
13 9 (12.68%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
1 9 (12.68%) User Experience
2 8 (11.27%) Algorithms
2 8 (11.27%) Client/Server
2 8 (11.27%) Ontologies
3 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.04%) Online Games
4 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.41%) Equities
5 1 (1.41%) RIA
5 1 (1.41%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Unix
2 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.07%) OO
3 25 (35.21%) Scrum
4 24 (33.80%) MVC
5 21 (29.58%) TDD
6 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (16.90%) Web Application Development
8 11 (15.49%) OOD
9 10 (14.08%) High Availability
9 10 (14.08%) Low Latency
9 10 (14.08%) OOA/OOD
9 10 (14.08%) SDLC
10 9 (12.68%) Memory Management
10 9 (12.68%) Open Source
11 8 (11.27%) Machine Learning
11 8 (11.27%) Web Development
12 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
13 6 (8.45%) UML
14 5 (7.04%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 66 (92.96%) Java
2 43 (60.56%) JavaScript
3 34 (47.89%) SQL
4 12 (16.90%) Scala
5 8 (11.27%) Ruby
5 8 (11.27%) SPARQL
6 7 (9.86%) Perl
7 6 (8.45%) Groovy
7 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.63%) C
9 3 (4.23%) PHP
10 1 (1.41%) C#
10 1 (1.41%) Clojure
10 1 (1.41%) Go
10 1 (1.41%) Haskell
10 1 (1.41%) Python
10 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.68%) Degree
4 4 (5.63%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Oracle
2 14 (19.72%) Google
3 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.45%) Perforce
4 5 (7.04%) Akamai
5 4 (5.63%) ESRI
5 4 (5.63%) Fujitsu
5 4 (5.63%) Lumension
5 4 (5.63%) Sophos
5 4 (5.63%) Sybase
6 1 (1.41%) Atomikos
6 1 (1.41%) BEA
6 1 (1.41%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) Sun
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Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
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