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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSockets
Rank 606 559 563
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +4
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 24 49 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.087% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 38 20
Average daily rate
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£500 £408 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £690 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
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
16619 15847 15524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.04% 28.03% 29.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11307 10086 9969
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 218 271
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 3 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 2 September 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
London -21 24 £500 +11.11% 3
England -30 24 £500 +22.69% 12
City of London +1 1 - - 1

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 31 (73.81%) JavaScript
2 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (47.62%) AngularJS
4 18 (42.86%) HTML5
4 18 (42.86%) HTML
4 18 (42.86%) Java
4 18 (42.86%) CSS
5 15 (35.71%) CSS3
6 14 (33.33%) Banking
6 14 (33.33%) jQuery
7 12 (28.57%) JSON
8 11 (26.19%) Ajax
8 11 (26.19%) Investment Banking
8 11 (26.19%) Servlets
8 11 (26.19%) UNIX
9 10 (23.81%) Tomcat
9 10 (23.81%) HTML5 Canvas
9 10 (23.81%) User Experience
10 9 (21.43%) REST
10 9 (21.43%) Python
10 9 (21.43%) HTTP
10 9 (21.43%) Finance
11 8 (19.05%) Spring
11 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
11 8 (19.05%) Firewall
11 8 (19.05%) OO
11 8 (19.05%) Linux
12 7 (16.67%) SSL
12 7 (16.67%) TDD
12 7 (16.67%) WebSphere

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (23.81%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 7 (16.67%) Node.js
3 3 (7.14%) GemFire
4 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.76%) JBoss
4 2 (4.76%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.38%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Heroku
2 1 (2.38%) GitHub
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) HTTP
2 8 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.05%) Firewall
3 7 (16.67%) SSL
4 6 (14.29%) DNS
5 5 (11.90%) DMZ
6 3 (7.14%) HTTPS
6 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (4.76%) Internet
8 1 (2.38%) Network Security
8 1 (2.38%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.90%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.14%) DB2
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) MySQL
5 1 (2.38%) Redis
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Subversion
3 3 (7.14%) Maven
3 3 (7.14%) JIRA
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.38%) Capybara
5 1 (2.38%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (2.38%) Sublime Text
5 1 (2.38%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.38%) Selenium
5 1 (2.38%) RSpec
5 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
General
1 14 (33.33%) Banking
2 11 (26.19%) Investment Banking
3 9 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (7.14%) Front Office
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Music Industry
5 1 (2.38%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (61.90%) Developer
2 5 (11.90%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Web Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.76%) UI Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Designer
6 1 (2.38%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Android Developer
6 1 (2.38%) UX Developer
6 1 (2.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.38%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) AngularJS
2 18 (42.86%) HTML
2 18 (42.86%) CSS
2 18 (42.86%) HTML5
3 15 (35.71%) CSS3
4 14 (33.33%) jQuery
5 12 (28.57%) JSON
6 11 (26.19%) Ajax
6 11 (26.19%) Servlets
7 10 (23.81%) HTML5 Canvas
8 9 (21.43%) REST
9 8 (19.05%) Spring
10 7 (16.67%) Backbone.js
11 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (14.29%) RESTful
11 6 (14.29%) Web Services
11 6 (14.29%) JSP
12 5 (11.90%) SVG
12 5 (11.90%) Hibernate
12 5 (11.90%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) User Experience
2 5 (11.90%) Animation
2 5 (11.90%) Digital Media
3 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.76%) iPhone
4 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.76%) PKI
5 1 (2.38%) Derivative
5 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) UNIX
2 8 (19.05%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Android
4 5 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.90%) Windows
5 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) OO
3 7 (16.67%) TDD
3 7 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (11.90%) Rapid Prototyping
4 5 (11.90%) Web Development
4 5 (11.90%) Scrum
4 5 (11.90%) SEO
4 5 (11.90%) Workflow
4 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (9.52%) OOD
5 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (9.52%) Open Source
5 4 (9.52%) Android Development
5 4 (9.52%) DevOps
5 4 (9.52%) Mobile Development
6 3 (7.14%) Low Latency
6 3 (7.14%) SDLC
6 3 (7.14%) System Testing
6 3 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (73.81%) JavaScript
2 18 (42.86%) Java
3 9 (21.43%) Python
4 6 (14.29%) C#
5 5 (11.90%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) SQL
7 3 (7.14%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
9 1 (2.38%) Scala
9 1 (2.38%) Go
9 1 (2.38%) XAML
9 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.38%) C
9 1 (2.38%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) CISSP
1 1 (2.38%) CISA
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) IBM
3 4 (9.52%) F5
4 3 (7.14%) CA
4 3 (7.14%) Sybase
4 3 (7.14%) Gemalto
5 2 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) Splunk
6 1 (2.38%) Adobe
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