The table below looks at the statistics for WebSockets skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebSockets over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WebSockets
Rank 559 632 565
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -67
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 84 14 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.025% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.089% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 11 32
Median daily rate £393 £525 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.23% +18.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £375 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - -

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
15657 15670 14656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.93% 27.52% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10952 10538 9499
Median daily rate £415 £397 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 220 208
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

WebSockets
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing WebSockets as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebSockets within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 84 £393 -25.23% 28
London +53 63 £400 -27.27% 16
City of London - 19 £356 - 3
Norfolk - 9 £275 - 1
East of England - 9 £275 - 3
South West +8 8 £350 +27.27% 1
Great Yarmouth - 7 £275 - 1
Wiltshire - 7 £335 -
Swindon - 6 £350 -
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £343 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Sheffield - 1 £263 -
Yorkshire - 1 £263 - 1
South East - 1 £363 - 4
South Yorkshire - 1 £263 -
Berkshire - 1 £363 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebSockets also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for WebSockets.

1 99 (73.88%) JavaScript
2 98 (73.13%) HTML
3 95 (70.90%) HTML5
4 93 (69.40%) CSS
5 79 (58.96%) AngularJS
6 73 (54.48%) CSS3
7 66 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (47.76%) REST
9 56 (41.79%) jQuery
10 49 (36.57%) Java
11 47 (35.07%) Git (software)
12 46 (34.33%) Finance
13 45 (33.58%) Node.js
13 45 (33.58%) Web Development
14 41 (30.60%) TDD
15 37 (27.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 36 (26.87%) Scrum
16 36 (26.87%) MVC
17 33 (24.63%) Banking
18 32 (23.88%) Ajax
19 31 (23.13%) User Experience
20 30 (22.39%) Spring
20 30 (22.39%) OOP
21 28 (20.90%) SQL
21 28 (20.90%) JSON
22 26 (19.40%) Sass
23 25 (18.66%) Backbone.js
24 24 (17.91%) Grunt
25 22 (16.42%) Front End Development
25 22 (16.42%) RESTful

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (15.67%) Jetty
2 16 (11.94%) Apache Spark
2 16 (11.94%) CMS
3 9 (6.72%) Apache
4 7 (5.22%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.48%) Confluence
5 6 (4.48%) JBoss
6 2 (1.49%) Lightstreamer
6 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.75%) IIS
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
2 2 (1.49%) MS Project
2 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.46%) GitHub
3 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.99%) Google Play
5 3 (2.24%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.24%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.75%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.19%) Internet
2 7 (5.22%) AMQP
2 7 (5.22%) DNS
3 6 (4.48%) DSL
3 6 (4.48%) LDAP
4 5 (3.73%) FCAPS
5 3 (2.24%) HTTP
6 2 (1.49%) Firewall
6 2 (1.49%) SNMP
6 2 (1.49%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.75%) MQTT
7 1 (0.75%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.69%) NoSQL
2 15 (11.19%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (8.21%) Redis
4 9 (6.72%) Big Data
4 9 (6.72%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.22%) CouchDB
5 7 (5.22%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.48%) HBase
6 6 (4.48%) Neo4j
6 6 (4.48%) Parquet
7 4 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
8 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.24%) MySQL
9 2 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.75%) Riak
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (35.07%) Git (software)
2 24 (17.91%) Grunt
3 20 (14.93%) gulp
4 16 (11.94%) Bower
5 14 (10.45%) Maven
6 11 (8.21%) JIRA
7 9 (6.72%) Jasmine
7 9 (6.72%) Mocha
7 9 (6.72%) Visual Studio
8 8 (5.97%) Selenium
9 7 (5.22%) JUnit
9 7 (5.22%) Subversion
10 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
11 5 (3.73%) Eclipse
11 5 (3.73%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (3.73%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.24%) Babel
12 3 (2.24%) webpack
12 3 (2.24%) Xcode
13 2 (1.49%) Protractor
General
1 46 (34.33%) Finance
2 33 (24.63%) Banking
3 19 (14.18%) Investment Banking
4 18 (13.43%) Games
5 15 (11.19%) Advertising
6 4 (2.99%) Front Office
7 3 (2.24%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (1.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.75%) Marketing
9 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (84.33%) Developer
2 28 (20.90%) Web Developer
3 27 (20.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 22 (16.42%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (11.19%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.96%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.21%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (8.21%) HTML Developer
8 10 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (7.46%) UI Developer
9 8 (5.97%) Angular Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Commodities Java Developer
10 7 (5.22%) Data Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) Node.js Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.48%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.73%) Applications Developer
12 5 (3.73%) iOS Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Mobile Developer
12 5 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (73.13%) HTML
2 95 (70.90%) HTML5
3 93 (69.40%) CSS
4 79 (58.96%) AngularJS
5 73 (54.48%) CSS3
6 64 (47.76%) REST
7 56 (41.79%) jQuery
8 45 (33.58%) Node.js
9 37 (27.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 32 (23.88%) Ajax
11 30 (22.39%) Spring
12 28 (20.90%) JSON
13 26 (19.40%) Sass
14 25 (18.66%) Backbone.js
15 22 (16.42%) RESTful
16 17 (12.69%) Akka
16 17 (12.69%) LESS
17 16 (11.94%) React
18 14 (10.45%) SOAP
19 13 (9.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.13%) User Experience
2 16 (11.94%) Derivative
3 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.72%) Algorithms
5 7 (5.22%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.73%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.24%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.24%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.24%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (2.24%) Statistics
8 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.49%) iPhone
8 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.49%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.49%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.75%) iPad
9 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.75%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.42%) Linux
2 16 (11.94%) Apple iOS
3 14 (10.45%) Android
4 11 (8.21%) Windows
5 7 (5.22%) Windows Phone
6 6 (4.48%) Mesosphere
6 6 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.48%) Unix
6 6 (4.48%) webOS
6 6 (4.48%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (49.25%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.58%) Web Development
3 41 (30.60%) TDD
4 36 (26.87%) MVC
4 36 (26.87%) Scrum
5 30 (22.39%) OOP
6 22 (16.42%) Front End Development
7 21 (15.67%) BDD
7 21 (15.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (13.43%) SDLC
9 17 (12.69%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (11.94%) User Stories
11 15 (11.19%) Domain-Driven Design
11 15 (11.19%) Portfolio Management
12 12 (8.96%) Open Source
13 11 (8.21%) Analytics
13 11 (8.21%) MVVM
13 11 (8.21%) Software Architecture
14 10 (7.46%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 99 (73.88%) JavaScript
2 49 (36.57%) Java
3 28 (20.90%) SQL
4 21 (15.67%) Scala
5 11 (8.21%) C#
6 9 (6.72%) C
6 9 (6.72%) CoffeeScript
7 7 (5.22%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.22%) TypeScript
8 6 (4.48%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.73%) ECMAScript
9 5 (3.73%) ES6
9 5 (3.73%) PHP
10 4 (2.99%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.99%) C++
11 3 (2.24%) Ruby
12 2 (1.49%) Haskell
12 2 (1.49%) Python
13 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) Degree
2 6 (4.48%) DV Cleared
2 6 (4.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.48%) Ansible
1 6 (4.48%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.49%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (7.46%) Atlassian
1 10 (7.46%) Oracle
2 6 (4.48%) Apple
2 6 (4.48%) Google
2 6 (4.48%) IBM
2 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.73%) Nokia
4 3 (2.24%) Adobe
5 2 (1.49%) Endeca
5 2 (1.49%) hybris
5 2 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.49%) Sencha
5 2 (1.49%) Splunk
5 2 (1.49%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.49%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.75%) PayPal
6 1 (0.75%) RedGate
6 1 (0.75%) Twitter
6 1 (0.75%) Zend
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