The table below looks at the statistics for webOS skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited webOS over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open webOS
Rank 608 572 584
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +12
Contract jobs citing webOS 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.007%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.038% 0.041% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
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£338 £388 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -1.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £358 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £435 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate - £388 £410
% change year-on-year
- -5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
13128 12078 11405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.49% 23.03% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7725 6736 5990
Average daily rate £355 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.69% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1169 1078 1087
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

webOS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing webOS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

webOS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

webOS
Daily Rate Trend

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

webOS Daily Rate Trend in the UK

webOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing webOS 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 webOS.

1 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Dojo
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
4 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Phone
4 3 (42.86%) Graceful Degradation
4 3 (42.86%) Ember.js
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Phone 7
4 3 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) Web Usability
4 3 (42.86%) Apple
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Xcode
5 2 (28.57%) Digital Media

webOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing webOS 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 webOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Xcode
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) JSON
1 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
2 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
2 4 (57.14%) Dojo
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Ember.js
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) UIKit
5 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Core Animation
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
2 2 (28.57%) New Media
3 1 (14.29%) Handset
3 1 (14.29%) Animation
3 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Phone 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Phone
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (42.86%) Graceful Degradation
2 3 (42.86%) Web Usability
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow Management
4 1 (14.29%) SEO
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (14.29%) Symbian