The table below looks at the statistics for GWT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GWT over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Rank 599 613 584
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Contract jobs citing GWT 21 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.079% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 27 25
Median daily rate £415 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £578 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £340 £363
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £23.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £43.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £33.63
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.95%

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
15327 15921 15523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.99% 28.76% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10582 11090 10566
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 263 168
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.92 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

GWT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing GWT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing GWT within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

GWT Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

GWT
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GWT within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 21 £415 +7.09% 9
London -20 8 £500 -9.09%
East of England - 7 - - 2
South East +24 4 £370 +4.22% 3
Essex - 4 - -
Hampshire +27 3 £330 -
Suffolk - 3 - -
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 - -
North West +7 1 £420 -
South West +4 1 - - 3
Manchester +4 1 £420 -
Berkshire - 1 £410 -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Stockport - 1 £420 -
Winchester - 1 £330 -

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing GWT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GWT.

1 40 (78.43%) Java
2 34 (66.67%) Google
3 28 (54.90%) Spring
4 20 (39.22%) Hibernate
5 18 (35.29%) CSS
6 17 (33.33%) HTML
7 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
7 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
8 13 (25.49%) Maven
8 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (23.53%) Linux
10 11 (21.57%) Web Services
10 11 (21.57%) Vaadin
11 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
11 9 (17.65%) Front End Development
11 9 (17.65%) Pair Programming
12 8 (15.69%) Perforce
12 8 (15.69%) JBoss
12 8 (15.69%) SQL
12 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
12 8 (15.69%) RESTful
13 7 (13.73%) CSS3
13 7 (13.73%) HTML5
13 7 (13.73%) Ant
13 7 (13.73%) JUnit
13 7 (13.73%) TDD
13 7 (13.73%) Subversion
14 6 (11.76%) Scrum
14 6 (11.76%) WebLogic
14 6 (11.76%) J2EE

GWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.69%) JBoss
2 6 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Google App Engine
1 4 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) GIS
1 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
2 13 (25.49%) Maven
3 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
4 7 (13.73%) Ant
4 7 (13.73%) JUnit
4 7 (13.73%) Subversion
5 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 6 (11.76%) Gradle
6 4 (7.84%) Jasmine
6 4 (7.84%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (5.88%) JBehave
8 2 (3.92%) Selenium
9 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.96%) Hudson
9 1 (1.96%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.96%) jMock
9 1 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (1.96%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (82.35%) Developer
2 30 (58.82%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (13.73%) Software Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (7.84%) UI Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Data Scientist
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Automation Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Angular Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Digital Business Analyst
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) Spring
2 20 (39.22%) Hibernate
3 18 (35.29%) CSS
4 17 (33.33%) HTML
5 11 (21.57%) Vaadin
5 11 (21.57%) Web Services
6 8 (15.69%) RESTful
7 7 (13.73%) CSS3
7 7 (13.73%) HTML5
8 6 (11.76%) J2EE
8 6 (11.76%) JSON
9 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
9 5 (9.80%) jQuery
10 4 (7.84%) Django
10 4 (7.84%) JavaFX
10 4 (7.84%) JSF
10 4 (7.84%) SOAP
10 4 (7.84%) TensorFlow
11 3 (5.88%) JSP
12 2 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Neural Network
1 4 (7.84%) Ontologies
1 4 (7.84%) Remote Sensing
1 4 (7.84%) Semantic Web
1 4 (7.84%) Statistics
1 4 (7.84%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.88%) Applied Mathematics
2 3 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) Front End Development
2 9 (17.65%) Pair Programming
3 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
4 7 (13.73%) TDD
5 6 (11.76%) BDD
5 6 (11.76%) Scrum
6 5 (9.80%) Automated Testing
6 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.80%) DevOps
7 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.84%) Deep Learning
7 4 (7.84%) Image Processing
7 4 (7.84%) Machine Learning
7 4 (7.84%) MVC
7 4 (7.84%) MVVM
7 4 (7.84%) RDF
7 4 (7.84%) Spatial Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Analytics
9 2 (3.92%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (78.43%) Java
2 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.69%) SQL
4 5 (9.80%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) C++
5 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Kibana
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) Google
2 8 (15.69%) Perforce
3 6 (11.76%) IBM
4 4 (7.84%) Facebook
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (3.92%) i2
7 1 (1.96%) Currenex
7 1 (1.96%) Luciad
7 1 (1.96%) Sybase
7 1 (1.96%) TIBCO