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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Rank 577 499 497
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -2
Contract jobs citing GWT 35 95 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.64% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 58 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £419 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +5.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £284 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £47.00 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.33% +62.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £37.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+25.33% +62.16%

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
15071 14856 12792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.00% 27.62% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9795 9728 7977
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 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 208 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -69 29 £450 +5.88% 15
London -27 18 £463 +8.82% 7
East of England +11 6 £425 +49.12% 1
Scotland -3 6 - - 1
Essex +8 5 £400 +40.35%
South West +10 4 - - 2
Somerset - 4 - -
Templecombe - 4 - -
Glasgow -7 3 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - - 1
Mayfair - 2 £600 -
City of London +16 1 £325 -40.90% 1
Surrey +3 1 £450 - 1
South East -38 1 £450 - 4
Suffolk - 1 £450 -
Leatherhead - 1 £450 -

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 93 (96.88%) Java
2 61 (63.54%) Spring
3 50 (52.08%) JavaScript
4 49 (51.04%) CSS
4 49 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (42.71%) Google
6 35 (36.46%) HTML
7 33 (34.38%) SQL
7 33 (34.38%) XML
8 31 (32.29%) Oracle
9 30 (31.25%) Hibernate
10 28 (29.17%) MVC
11 27 (28.13%) J2EE
12 26 (27.08%) Relational Database
13 25 (26.04%) OO
13 25 (26.04%) Banking
14 24 (25.00%) Web Application Development
14 24 (25.00%) Spring MVC
15 22 (22.92%) Struts
15 22 (22.92%) Web Services
16 21 (21.88%) JSP
17 20 (20.83%) UNIX
17 20 (20.83%) PL/SQL
17 20 (20.83%) Finance
17 20 (20.83%) WebSphere
18 19 (19.79%) Ajax
18 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
19 18 (18.75%) Selenium
20 17 (17.71%) HTML5
20 17 (17.71%) Maven

GWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 20 (20.83%) WebSphere
2 11 (11.46%) JBoss
3 9 (9.38%) Jetty
4 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.21%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.08%) Apache
6 2 (2.08%) nginx
6 2 (2.08%) Confluence
6 2 (2.08%) Node.js
6 2 (2.08%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.04%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Google App Engine
1 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.46%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.29%) MySQL
4 6 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.21%) Sybase IQ
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Selenium
2 17 (17.71%) Maven
2 17 (17.71%) Eclipse
3 15 (15.63%) CruiseControl
4 12 (12.50%) ClearCase
5 10 (10.42%) Subversion
6 8 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (8.33%) Mockito
6 8 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
6 8 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
7 7 (7.29%) ClearQuest
8 5 (5.21%) Gradle
8 5 (5.21%) Hamcrest
8 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.17%) Hudson
9 4 (4.17%) JUnit
10 3 (3.13%) JProfiler
11 2 (2.08%) Ant
11 2 (2.08%) JMeter
General
1 25 (26.04%) Banking
2 20 (20.83%) Finance
3 5 (5.21%) Law
3 5 (5.21%) Back Office
4 4 (4.17%) Publishing
4 4 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (1.04%) Military
5 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 82 (85.42%) Developer
2 59 (61.46%) Java Developer
3 15 (15.63%) Web Developer
4 12 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) UI Developer
5 8 (8.33%) UI Programmer
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Scala Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Software Integration Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Applications Developer
9 3 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (2.08%) Senior Tester
10 2 (2.08%) Performance Tester
10 2 (2.08%) Software Tester
10 2 (2.08%) Tester
10 2 (2.08%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (63.54%) Spring
2 49 (51.04%) CSS
3 35 (36.46%) HTML
4 33 (34.38%) XML
5 30 (31.25%) Hibernate
6 27 (28.13%) J2EE
7 24 (25.00%) Spring MVC
8 22 (22.92%) Struts
8 22 (22.92%) Web Services
9 21 (21.88%) JSP
10 19 (19.79%) Ajax
11 17 (17.71%) HTML5
12 16 (16.67%) XSLT
13 15 (15.63%) JMS
13 15 (15.63%) JDBC
13 15 (15.63%) Spring Web Flow
14 11 (11.46%) Stripes Framework
15 10 (10.42%) JSON
15 10 (10.42%) iBATIS
16 8 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) User Experience
2 6 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.13%) Ontologies
3 3 (3.13%) Chemistry
3 3 (3.13%) Open Source
3 3 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.08%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.83%) UNIX
2 7 (7.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.04%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.17%) MVC
3 25 (26.04%) OO
4 24 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 17 (17.71%) Scrum
6 16 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 13 (13.54%) TDD
8 9 (9.38%) UML
8 9 (9.38%) Web Development
9 8 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 8 (8.33%) Requirements Engineering
9 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (7.29%) Information Management
10 7 (7.29%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.25%) SOA
11 6 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.21%) Validation
13 4 (4.17%) B2B
14 2 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (96.88%) Java
2 50 (52.08%) JavaScript
3 33 (34.38%) SQL
4 20 (20.83%) PL/SQL
5 15 (15.63%) Perl
5 15 (15.63%) Shell Script
6 9 (9.38%) C++
7 8 (8.33%) Groovy
8 6 (6.25%) Ruby
8 6 (6.25%) Scala
9 4 (4.17%) Python
10 3 (3.13%) SPARQL
11 2 (2.08%) C#
12 1 (1.04%) C
12 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 41 (42.71%) Google
2 31 (32.29%) Oracle
3 6 (6.25%) Akamai
4 5 (5.21%) Sencha
4 5 (5.21%) Sybase
4 5 (5.21%) IBM
4 5 (5.21%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.08%) Twitter
6 1 (1.04%) Atomikos
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.04%) Luciad