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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open webOS
Rank 588 561 560
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -1
Contract jobs citing webOS 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.018% 0.002%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.032% 0.077% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 1
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£318 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.62% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 -
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
12507 11628 10791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 23.06% 22.71% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7404 6469 5707
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1048 1117
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing webOS within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

webOS Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

webOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) JSON
4 4 (57.14%) HTML5
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 4 (57.14%) Web Development
4 4 (57.14%) Dojo
4 4 (57.14%) jQuery
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) HTML
4 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
4 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Phone
5 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
5 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (42.86%) Graceful Degradation
5 3 (42.86%) Ember.js
5 3 (42.86%) CSS3
5 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Handset
5 3 (42.86%) Web Usability
6 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (28.57%) Sitecore

webOS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) GPRS
1 1 (14.29%) GSM
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Xcode
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 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 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 4 (57.14%) Dojo
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) Backbone.js
2 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) Ember.js
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) J2ME
4 1 (14.29%) WAP
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
1 4 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 3 (42.86%) Handset
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
3 2 (28.57%) New Media
3 2 (28.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (14.29%) iPhone
4 1 (14.29%) iPad
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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Web Usability
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Progressive Enhancement
3 3 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (42.86%) Graceful Degradation
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
4 2 (28.57%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Apple
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
2 1 (14.29%) Symbian
2 1 (14.29%) Google