The table below looks at the statistics for WebKit skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebKit over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebKit
Rank 615 606 567
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -39
Contract jobs citing WebKit 5 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.032% 0.033% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£305 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £28.50

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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

WebKit
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebKit within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebKit Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebKit
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebKit within the UK.

WebKit Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebKit
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebKit within the UK.

WebKit Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebKit
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebKit within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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 -25 5 £305 - 3
Yorkshire - 3 £310 -
Bradford - 3 £305 -
Huddersfield - 3 £305 -
Wakefield - 3 £305 -
Harrogate - 3 £305 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £305 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £310 -
Sheffield - 2 £305 -
Leeds - 2 £310 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £305 -
York - 2 £305 -
London -5 1 - - 1
South East -10 1 £300 - 2
Surrey - 1 £300 - 1

WebKit
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebKit 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 WebKit.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) OpenGL
3 3 (60.00%) Middleware
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Streaming Video
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Google
3 3 (60.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Lua
3 3 (60.00%) Qt
3 3 (60.00%) Open Source
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) GStreamer
3 3 (60.00%) QML
3 3 (60.00%) OpenGL ES
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Redmine
4 2 (40.00%) Gerrit
4 2 (40.00%) Valgrind
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) STB

WebKit
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebKit 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 WebKit. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Valgrind
2 2 (40.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (40.00%) Redmine
3 1 (20.00%) PhantomJS
3 1 (20.00%) CasperJS
3 1 (20.00%) Xcode
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Qt
2 3 (60.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) GStreamer
2 3 (60.00%) QML
2 3 (60.00%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (20.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Streaming Video
2 2 (40.00%) STB
2 2 (40.00%) DTV
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Lua
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google