The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSockets
Rank 566 544 568
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 22 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.025% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.094% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 5
Average daily rate £500 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15092 12752 15272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 26.68% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9721 7959 9018
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 359 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 17 April 2014.

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 16 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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -26 19 £500 -4.76% 4
London -28 16 £500 -4.76% 3
City of London -8 3 £600 +33.33% 1
Scotland -15 3 £450 -
South West - 3 £551 - 1
Dorset - 3 £551 - 1
Glasgow +13 2 £450 -
Bournemouth - 1 £525 - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Halifax - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
South East - - - -

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 25 (69.44%) HTML
2 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 21 (58.33%) CSS
4 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
4 17 (47.22%) HTML5
5 16 (44.44%) REST
6 15 (41.67%) Web Services
7 12 (33.33%) Java
8 11 (30.56%) TDD
8 11 (30.56%) Backbone.js
8 11 (30.56%) NoSQL
8 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (30.56%) RESTful
8 11 (30.56%) Subversion
8 11 (30.56%) jQuery
9 10 (27.78%) Android
9 10 (27.78%) JIRA
9 10 (27.78%) Apple iOS
9 10 (27.78%) CSS3
9 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (25.00%) Banking
10 9 (25.00%) Node.js
10 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (22.22%) Sass
11 8 (22.22%) LESS
11 8 (22.22%) MVC
12 7 (19.44%) Scala
12 7 (19.44%) JSON
13 6 (16.67%) Content Management
13 6 (16.67%) Investment Banking

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (25.00%) Node.js
2 5 (13.89%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) Apache
2 5 (13.89%) nginx
3 4 (11.11%) Confluence
4 3 (8.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Google Analytics
2 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) DNS
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) NoSQL
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 6 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (30.56%) Subversion
3 10 (27.78%) JIRA
4 6 (16.67%) Trac
5 5 (13.89%) Hudson
6 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
7 3 (8.33%) Jasmine
7 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 2 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (5.56%) Mocha
8 2 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 9 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 6 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Front Office
4 3 (8.33%) Marketing
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Electronics
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Scala Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Python Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) UI Programmer
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (13.89%) UI Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Release Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Django Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (69.44%) HTML
2 21 (58.33%) CSS
3 17 (47.22%) HTML5
4 16 (44.44%) REST
5 15 (41.67%) Web Services
6 11 (30.56%) RESTful
6 11 (30.56%) jQuery
6 11 (30.56%) Backbone.js
7 10 (27.78%) CSS3
8 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (22.22%) Sass
9 8 (22.22%) LESS
10 7 (19.44%) JSON
11 6 (16.67%) XML
11 6 (16.67%) XHTML
11 6 (16.67%) JMS
12 5 (13.89%) Middleware
12 5 (13.89%) SOAP
12 5 (13.89%) .NET
12 5 (13.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 4 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.78%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
3 1 (2.78%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Android
1 10 (27.78%) Apple iOS
2 6 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Phone
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Phone 7
4 4 (11.11%) UNIX
4 4 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) TDD
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.22%) MVC
4 6 (16.67%) Pair Programming
4 6 (16.67%) Content Management
4 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (16.67%) OO
4 6 (16.67%) User Experience Design
4 6 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 6 (16.67%) BDD
5 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) OOP
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.11%) SEO
7 3 (8.33%) Change Management
7 3 (8.33%) CRM
7 3 (8.33%) SOA
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (19.44%) Scala
4 6 (16.67%) XQuery
4 6 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) ECMAScript
6 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Google
2 4 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 4 (11.11%) Splunk
3 3 (8.33%) ESRI
3 3 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) 29West
4 2 (5.56%) Facebook
4 2 (5.56%) Twitter
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Adobe