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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Rank 522 502 484
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -18
Contract jobs citing GWT 61 51 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.39% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 23
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £300
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 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +51.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+32.14% +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
13821 12977 12603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.08% 26.94% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9280 8153 7957
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 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £14.03 £19.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.90 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 -16 51 £425 - 39
London +7 27 £475 +6.74% 12
South West -7 10 £450 - 5
South East -15 10 £320 -20.09% 12
Scotland - 10 - - 1
Edinburgh - 10 - -
Hampshire -30 8 £400 -3.03% 3
Bristol - 6 £450 - 4
Basingstoke +4 5 - - 2
Leeds - 4 £328 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £328 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 £328 - 2
Aldershot -2 3 £400 -3.03% 1
City of London +12 2 £375 -37.50% 3
Surrey -4 2 £320 -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Bermondsey - - - -
East of England - - - - 4
East Midlands - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 3
Chessington - - - -
Chesterfield - - - -
Dundee - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 105 (96.33%) Java
2 75 (68.81%) Spring
3 66 (60.55%) JavaScript
4 62 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (45.87%) CSS
6 44 (40.37%) SQL
6 44 (40.37%) Oracle
7 38 (34.86%) HTML
8 37 (33.94%) XML
8 37 (33.94%) Hibernate
9 36 (33.03%) J2EE
10 35 (32.11%) MVC
10 35 (32.11%) Google
11 33 (30.28%) OO
12 31 (28.44%) JSP
12 31 (28.44%) Web Application Development
12 31 (28.44%) Relational Database
13 30 (27.52%) Spring MVC
14 29 (26.61%) Struts
14 29 (26.61%) Web Services
14 29 (26.61%) PL/SQL
14 29 (26.61%) Banking
14 29 (26.61%) Ajax
15 27 (24.77%) UNIX
16 26 (23.85%) JDBC
16 26 (23.85%) Scrum
16 26 (23.85%) Shell Script
17 24 (22.02%) TDD
17 24 (22.02%) XSLT
17 24 (22.02%) Perl

GWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (16.51%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.17%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.42%) JBoss
4 5 (4.59%) Jetty
5 4 (3.67%) Apache
5 4 (3.67%) Apache Spark
6 3 (2.75%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.83%) nginx
8 1 (0.92%) Node.js
8 1 (0.92%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) GitHub
2 1 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) PaaS
2 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (28.44%) Relational Database
2 14 (12.84%) MySQL
3 10 (9.17%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.34%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.42%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.50%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.59%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (3.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (3.67%) Apache Hive
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.75%) Big Data
10 1 (0.92%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (0.92%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.92%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.92%) OLAP
10 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (19.27%) Eclipse
2 20 (18.35%) Selenium
3 19 (17.43%) Maven
4 18 (16.51%) CruiseControl
5 14 (12.84%) Subversion
6 11 (10.09%) ClearCase
7 9 (8.26%) Git (software)
7 9 (8.26%) Rational DOORS
7 9 (8.26%) Rational Rhapsody
8 7 (6.42%) Mockito
8 7 (6.42%) ClearQuest
9 6 (5.50%) Ant
10 5 (4.59%) JIRA
10 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.59%) JUnit
11 4 (3.67%) JProfiler
11 4 (3.67%) Cucumber
11 4 (3.67%) Hamcrest
11 4 (3.67%) Hudson
11 4 (3.67%) Gradle
General
1 29 (26.61%) Banking
2 10 (9.17%) Finance
3 7 (6.42%) Games
4 6 (5.50%) Publishing
5 5 (4.59%) Law
5 5 (4.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Military
7 1 (0.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 86 (78.90%) Developer
2 71 (65.14%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.01%) Web Developer
4 11 (10.09%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Senior Developer
5 9 (8.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (7.34%) Java Web Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Project Leader
7 6 (5.50%) Software Project Leader
8 5 (4.59%) Scala Developer
9 4 (3.67%) Software Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.67%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.75%) UI Developer
10 3 (2.75%) UI Programmer
10 3 (2.75%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (2.75%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 3 (2.75%) Java Consultant
10 3 (2.75%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (68.81%) Spring
2 50 (45.87%) CSS
3 38 (34.86%) HTML
4 37 (33.94%) XML
4 37 (33.94%) Hibernate
5 36 (33.03%) J2EE
6 31 (28.44%) JSP
7 30 (27.52%) Spring MVC
8 29 (26.61%) Struts
8 29 (26.61%) Web Services
8 29 (26.61%) Ajax
9 26 (23.85%) JDBC
10 24 (22.02%) XSLT
11 20 (18.35%) JMS
12 18 (16.51%) Spring Web Flow
13 16 (14.68%) iBATIS
14 15 (13.76%) SOAP
15 14 (12.84%) Stripes Framework
16 12 (11.01%) JSON
16 12 (11.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.26%) Client/Server
2 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.50%) Open Source
2 6 (5.50%) Data Integration
2 6 (5.50%) Mathematics
2 6 (5.50%) Biology
2 6 (5.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.50%) Life Science
2 6 (5.50%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.67%) Chemistry
3 4 (3.67%) Ontologies
4 3 (2.75%) User Experience
5 2 (1.83%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.83%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.83%) Online Games
5 2 (1.83%) Derivative
5 2 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.92%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.77%) UNIX
2 14 (12.84%) Linux
3 2 (1.83%) Debian
3 2 (1.83%) CentOS
3 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (32.11%) MVC
3 33 (30.28%) OO
4 31 (28.44%) Web Application Development
5 26 (23.85%) Scrum
6 24 (22.02%) TDD
7 20 (18.35%) Unit Testing
8 16 (14.68%) Software Engineering
9 15 (13.76%) Web Development
10 13 (11.93%) Requirements Analysis
11 12 (11.01%) Multithreading
12 10 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (8.26%) Requirements Engineering
14 7 (6.42%) Performance Testing
14 7 (6.42%) Information Management
14 7 (6.42%) UML
15 6 (5.50%) B2B
15 6 (5.50%) Bioinformatics
15 6 (5.50%) Build Automation
16 5 (4.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 105 (96.33%) Java
2 66 (60.55%) JavaScript
3 44 (40.37%) SQL
4 29 (26.61%) PL/SQL
5 26 (23.85%) Shell Script
6 24 (22.02%) Perl
7 10 (9.17%) C++
8 7 (6.42%) Groovy
9 6 (5.50%) Ruby
10 5 (4.59%) Scala
11 4 (3.67%) Python
11 4 (3.67%) SPARQL
12 2 (1.83%) C#
12 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.92%) C
13 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (17.43%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.68%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.34%) Degree
4 4 (3.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) HL7
3 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Docker
Vendors
1 44 (40.37%) Oracle
2 35 (32.11%) Google
3 7 (6.42%) Sencha
4 5 (4.59%) Akamai
5 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.83%) Sybase
5 2 (1.83%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.92%) Atomikos
6 1 (0.92%) SAP
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
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Rate: £50 - £60 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
West Yorkshire
TRG
Rate: 300-360 Per Day call for details
Posted: 11 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
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