The table below looks at the statistics for WebSockets skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSockets over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSockets
Rank 584 575 545
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -30
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 18 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.042% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 10
Average daily rate
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£524 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £538 -
% change year-on-year
-25.61% -
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 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
14961 14951 12882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.86% 27.40% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9715 9718 8039
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 215 350
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

WebSockets
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WebSockets Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSockets
Daily Rate Trend

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

WebSockets Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebSockets
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebSockets within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

WebSockets Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebSockets
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WebSockets Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebSockets
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSockets within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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 -8 17 £524 +4.75% 10
London -4 16 £528 +5.50% 4
City of London +21 4 £520 -5.45%
Scotland -7 1 - -
Glasgow -8 1 - -
North West - 1 £400 - 1
Manchester - 1 £400 -

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebSockets 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 WebSockets.

1 41 (87.23%) JavaScript
2 31 (65.96%) HTML
2 31 (65.96%) HTML5
3 30 (63.83%) AngularJS
4 28 (59.57%) CSS
5 21 (44.68%) Ajax
6 20 (42.55%) CSS3
7 18 (38.30%) jQuery
7 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (34.04%) Web Services
9 14 (29.79%) JSON
10 13 (27.66%) Banking
10 13 (27.66%) Java
10 13 (27.66%) Backbone.js
11 11 (23.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (21.28%) Node.js
12 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
12 10 (21.28%) C#
12 10 (21.28%) Spring
13 9 (19.15%) MVC
13 9 (19.15%) Finance
13 9 (19.15%) REST
13 9 (19.15%) Lightstreamer
13 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
14 8 (17.02%) RESTful
14 8 (17.02%) Ext JS
14 8 (17.02%) LESS
14 8 (17.02%) Investment Banking
14 8 (17.02%) Web Development
14 8 (17.02%) Windows

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing WebSockets 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 WebSockets. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (21.28%) Node.js
2 9 (19.15%) Lightstreamer
3 8 (17.02%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.38%) Apache
5 2 (4.26%) Confluence
6 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.13%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (2.13%) Jetty
6 1 (2.13%) Alfresco
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.13%) MS Project
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.89%) HTTP
2 7 (14.89%) Modbus
2 7 (14.89%) MQTT
3 5 (10.64%) Firewall
3 5 (10.64%) DNS
4 3 (6.38%) HTTPS
4 3 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.26%) SSL
5 2 (4.26%) Internet
6 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) Redis
3 1 (2.13%) Riak
3 1 (2.13%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.89%) Maven
3 6 (12.77%) Subversion
3 6 (12.77%) Grunt
4 5 (10.64%) JIRA
5 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.38%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.38%) Mercurial
5 3 (6.38%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (4.26%) Mocha
6 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.13%) Gradle
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.13%) JMeter
7 1 (2.13%) Ant
7 1 (2.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) Selenium
7 1 (2.13%) WebLOAD
General
1 13 (27.66%) Banking
2 9 (19.15%) Finance
3 8 (17.02%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Front Office
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Games
5 1 (2.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (74.47%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Web Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (6.38%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.38%) HTML Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Python Developer
4 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Java Web Developer
5 2 (4.26%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.26%) C++ Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Web Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (4.26%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (65.96%) HTML
1 31 (65.96%) HTML5
2 30 (63.83%) AngularJS
3 28 (59.57%) CSS
4 21 (44.68%) Ajax
5 20 (42.55%) CSS3
6 18 (38.30%) jQuery
7 16 (34.04%) Web Services
8 14 (29.79%) JSON
9 13 (27.66%) Backbone.js
10 11 (23.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (21.28%) Spring
12 9 (19.15%) REST
13 8 (17.02%) RESTful
13 8 (17.02%) LESS
13 8 (17.02%) Ext JS
14 7 (14.89%) XML
14 7 (14.89%) D3.js
14 7 (14.89%) Sencha Touch
15 6 (12.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Fixed Income
2 6 (12.77%) User Experience
3 5 (10.64%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.51%) Data Integration
5 3 (6.38%) iPhone
5 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.26%) Streaming Video
6 2 (4.26%) PKI
6 2 (4.26%) Open Source
6 2 (4.26%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (2.13%) Equities
7 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 5 (10.64%) Android
2 5 (10.64%) UNIX
3 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Phone
5 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) MVC
3 8 (17.02%) Web Development
4 7 (14.89%) OO
5 6 (12.77%) Multithreading
5 6 (12.77%) Mobile Development
6 5 (10.64%) Memory Management
7 4 (8.51%) TDD
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) System Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Concurrent Programming
9 2 (4.26%) Web Usability
9 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (4.26%) Analytics
9 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.26%) Microservices
9 2 (4.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 41 (87.23%) JavaScript
2 13 (27.66%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) C#
4 7 (14.89%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) SQL
6 3 (6.38%) IronPython
6 3 (6.38%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.38%) Dart
7 2 (4.26%) VC++
7 2 (4.26%) C++
7 2 (4.26%) PHP
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) PHP5
8 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) CISSP
2 1 (2.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (2.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
1 7 (14.89%) Sencha
2 5 (10.64%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) CA
3 3 (6.38%) Apple
3 3 (6.38%) Google
3 3 (6.38%) Gemalto
4 2 (4.26%) Splunk
4 2 (4.26%) Facebook
5 1 (2.13%) Twitter
5 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Zend
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