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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
Rank 522 507 543
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +36
Contract jobs citing GWT 79 68 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.45% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 28
Average daily rate
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£431 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £696
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -42.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.31 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.01% -36.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.31 £41.50
% change year-on-year
+33.01% -36.59%

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
15354 15116 15598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.42% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9755 9715 9580
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 253 370
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 -16 69 £431 +7.81% 14
London +33 41 £431 +7.81% 7
South East -12 20 £463 +15.62% 2
Hampshire -18 12 £413 +5.76% 2
Glasgow -8 10 - - 1
Scotland -14 10 - - 2
Aldershot -6 4 £413 +6.45% 2
East of England -16 4 - - 2
City of London +29 3 £469 +17.18% 3
South West - 2 - - 1
Surrey -8 1 £425 -5.55%
North West - 1 - - 2
Manchester - 1 - - 2
Newbury - - - -
Poole - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 160 (93.02%) Java
2 117 (68.02%) Spring
3 84 (48.84%) Hibernate
4 66 (38.37%) JavaScript
5 61 (35.47%) MVC
6 49 (28.49%) Google
7 46 (26.74%) SQL
7 46 (26.74%) Oracle
8 44 (25.58%) Maven
9 40 (23.26%) HTML
10 39 (22.67%) J2EE
11 36 (20.93%) XML
11 36 (20.93%) Mockito
12 35 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (18.02%) CSS
14 30 (17.44%) JDBC
14 30 (17.44%) Jenkins
14 30 (17.44%) Spring MVC
14 30 (17.44%) Groovy
15 28 (16.28%) TestNG
16 27 (15.70%) DbUnit
16 27 (15.70%) OO
16 27 (15.70%) Banking
16 27 (15.70%) Apache Camel
17 26 (15.12%) Relational Database
17 26 (15.12%) Scrum
17 26 (15.12%) JSP
17 26 (15.12%) Ajax
18 25 (14.53%) Finance
19 23 (13.37%) UNIX

GWT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 23 (13.37%) Apache ServiceMix
2 21 (12.21%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.91%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.74%) Documentum
5 3 (1.74%) Jetty
6 2 (1.16%) Node.js
6 2 (1.16%) SAS
6 2 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.16%) CMS
6 2 (1.16%) OpenCms
7 1 (0.58%) Apache
7 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.07%) SaaS
2 2 (1.16%) PaaS
2 2 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.12%) Relational Database
2 13 (7.56%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.98%) MySQL
4 8 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.07%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.49%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.91%) Big Data
8 4 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.16%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.16%) Oracle OLAP
9 2 (1.16%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.16%) CouchDB
9 2 (1.16%) OLAP
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 44 (25.58%) Maven
2 36 (20.93%) Mockito
3 30 (17.44%) Jenkins
4 28 (16.28%) TestNG
5 27 (15.70%) DbUnit
6 20 (11.63%) Selenium
7 16 (9.30%) CruiseControl
8 14 (8.14%) Eclipse
8 14 (8.14%) Git (software)
9 10 (5.81%) Cucumber
10 8 (4.65%) Hamcrest
11 7 (4.07%) JUnit
12 6 (3.49%) Subversion
12 6 (3.49%) Firebug
13 4 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (2.33%) Ant
14 3 (1.74%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.74%) Gerrit
15 2 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
15 2 (1.16%) Rational DOORS
General
1 27 (15.70%) Banking
2 25 (14.53%) Finance
3 3 (1.74%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.74%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.58%) French Language
4 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 156 (90.70%) Developer
2 130 (75.58%) Java Developer
3 14 (8.14%) Senior Developer
4 12 (6.98%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (5.81%) Web Developer
5 10 (5.81%) UI Developer
6 9 (5.23%) UI Programmer
7 8 (4.65%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (3.49%) Programmer
8 6 (3.49%) Applications Developer
8 6 (3.49%) Web Applications Developer
9 5 (2.91%) Java Web Developer
9 5 (2.91%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.91%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (2.33%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.33%) Java Programmer
10 4 (2.33%) Project Leader
10 4 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (2.33%) Software Project Leader
11 3 (1.74%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (68.02%) Spring
2 84 (48.84%) Hibernate
3 40 (23.26%) HTML
4 39 (22.67%) J2EE
5 36 (20.93%) XML
6 31 (18.02%) CSS
7 30 (17.44%) JDBC
7 30 (17.44%) Spring MVC
8 27 (15.70%) Apache Camel
9 26 (15.12%) JSP
9 26 (15.12%) Ajax
10 22 (12.79%) Guice
11 21 (12.21%) JMS
11 21 (12.21%) XSLT
11 21 (12.21%) Struts
11 21 (12.21%) Web Services
12 18 (10.47%) SOAP
13 16 (9.30%) iBATIS
13 16 (9.30%) Spring Web Flow
14 15 (8.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.91%) W3C
1 5 (2.91%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.33%) Life Science
2 4 (2.33%) Data Integration
2 4 (2.33%) Clustering
2 4 (2.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (2.33%) Biology
3 3 (1.74%) Ontologies
3 3 (1.74%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (1.74%) Derivative
3 3 (1.74%) iPhone
3 3 (1.74%) iPad
3 3 (1.74%) Open Source
4 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.16%) HP Superdome
4 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.58%) Equities
5 1 (0.58%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.58%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.37%) UNIX
2 11 (6.40%) Linux
3 2 (1.16%) HPUX
4 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.47%) MVC
2 35 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.70%) OO
4 26 (15.12%) Scrum
5 22 (12.79%) Unit Testing
6 21 (12.21%) TDD
7 20 (11.63%) Web Application Development
8 15 (8.72%) Software Engineering
9 9 (5.23%) UML
10 8 (4.65%) Pair Programming
10 8 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.07%) OOA/OOD
11 7 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.49%) Release Management
12 6 (3.49%) Validation
13 5 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (2.91%) Configuration Management
14 4 (2.33%) SOA
14 4 (2.33%) E-Commerce
14 4 (2.33%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 160 (93.02%) Java
2 66 (38.37%) JavaScript
3 46 (26.74%) SQL
4 30 (17.44%) Groovy
5 22 (12.79%) PL/SQL
6 21 (12.21%) Perl
6 21 (12.21%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.74%) C#
8 2 (1.16%) C++
8 2 (1.16%) Python
8 2 (1.16%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (10.47%) Degree
2 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.74%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) OCAJ
5 1 (0.58%) OCP
5 1 (0.58%) OCA
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.07%) QA
2 5 (2.91%) WCAG
3 3 (1.74%) HL7
Vendors
1 49 (28.49%) Google
2 46 (26.74%) Oracle
3 22 (12.79%) Atomikos
4 9 (5.23%) JBoss
5 8 (4.65%) Akamai
6 2 (1.16%) HP
6 2 (1.16%) Sybase
7 1 (0.58%) Sun
7 1 (0.58%) SunGard
7 1 (0.58%) Sencha
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: From £450 to £650 per day Rate Dependant on Experience
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Rate: £400 - £420 per day
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