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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSockets
Rank 583 555 531
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -24
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 16 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.029% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.11% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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
14151 14119 12451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.37% 27.20% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9202 8972 7852
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 221 325
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.31 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £53.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 30 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 27 March 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 -9 12 £498 -0.50% 10
London -1 9 £520 +4.00% 3
City of London +18 4 £520 -16.80% 2
South East - 2 £375 -
Glasgow -3 1 - - 1
Scotland -9 1 - - 2
North West - 1 £400 - 4
Bletchley - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
South Wales - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
North East - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Warrington - - - - 2
Warwick - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 3

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 43 (82.69%) JavaScript
2 32 (61.54%) HTML
2 32 (61.54%) HTML5
2 32 (61.54%) AngularJS
3 28 (53.85%) CSS
4 17 (32.69%) CSS3
5 16 (30.77%) Ajax
6 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (28.85%) Backbone.js
7 14 (26.92%) jQuery
7 14 (26.92%) Java
8 13 (25.00%) Web Services
8 13 (25.00%) Node.js
9 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 11 (21.15%) D3.js
10 11 (21.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (19.23%) C#
11 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
11 10 (19.23%) Banking
12 9 (17.31%) JSON
13 8 (15.38%) Linux
13 8 (15.38%) LESS
13 8 (15.38%) Lightstreamer
13 8 (15.38%) Ext JS
14 7 (13.46%) REST
14 7 (13.46%) Sencha
14 7 (13.46%) Sencha Touch
14 7 (13.46%) Modbus
14 7 (13.46%) Grunt
14 7 (13.46%) MQTT

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (25.00%) Node.js
2 8 (15.38%) Lightstreamer
3 6 (11.54%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.69%) Confluence
5 3 (5.77%) Apache
6 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.92%) Jetty
7 1 (1.92%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) RMDS
2 1 (1.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.46%) DNS
2 7 (13.46%) HTTP
2 7 (13.46%) Firewall
2 7 (13.46%) Modbus
2 7 (13.46%) MQTT
3 3 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.77%) Ethernet
3 3 (5.77%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.85%) SSL
4 2 (3.85%) Internet
5 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
2 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.85%) QlikView
4 2 (3.85%) Redis
4 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.92%) VoltDB
5 1 (1.92%) Riak
5 1 (1.92%) Triplestore
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) Grunt
3 5 (9.62%) Maven
4 4 (7.69%) JIRA
4 4 (7.69%) Jasmine
4 4 (7.69%) Subversion
4 4 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.77%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.85%) Mocha
7 1 (1.92%) Gradle
7 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.92%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.92%) JMeter
7 1 (1.92%) Ant
7 1 (1.92%) JUnit
7 1 (1.92%) Selenium
7 1 (1.92%) WebLOAD
General
1 10 (19.23%) Banking
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.85%) Front Office
6 1 (1.92%) Games
6 1 (1.92%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (76.92%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Web Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.77%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Python Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Java Web Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Web Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) HTML
1 32 (61.54%) HTML5
1 32 (61.54%) AngularJS
2 28 (53.85%) CSS
3 17 (32.69%) CSS3
4 16 (30.77%) Ajax
5 15 (28.85%) Backbone.js
6 14 (26.92%) jQuery
7 13 (25.00%) Web Services
8 11 (21.15%) D3.js
8 11 (21.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (17.31%) JSON
10 8 (15.38%) LESS
10 8 (15.38%) Ext JS
11 7 (13.46%) REST
11 7 (13.46%) Sencha Touch
12 6 (11.54%) RESTful
12 6 (11.54%) SignalR
12 6 (11.54%) Sass
12 6 (11.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Fixed Income
1 7 (13.46%) User Experience
2 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.85%) FMCG
4 2 (3.85%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.85%) PKI
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Equities
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.92%) W3C
5 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.92%) iPhone
5 1 (1.92%) RIA
5 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 6 (11.54%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) UNIX
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (1.92%) CentOS
6 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.46%) MVC
3 6 (11.54%) OO
3 6 (11.54%) Web Development
4 5 (9.62%) TDD
4 5 (9.62%) CRM
5 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.77%) Memory Management
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Microservices
6 3 (5.77%) SOA
6 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.85%) ERP
7 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.85%) Web Usability
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.85%) BDD
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) JavaScript
2 14 (26.92%) Java
3 10 (19.23%) C#
4 7 (13.46%) Python
5 5 (9.62%) SQL
6 3 (5.77%) PHP
6 3 (5.77%) Dart
6 3 (5.77%) IronPython
7 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.85%) VC++
7 2 (3.85%) C++
7 2 (3.85%) C
8 1 (1.92%) PHP5
8 1 (1.92%) Scala
8 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) CISSP
2 1 (1.92%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Sencha
2 4 (7.69%) 29West
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Google
3 3 (5.77%) Facebook
3 3 (5.77%) Gemalto
3 3 (5.77%) IBM
3 3 (5.77%) CA
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Splunk
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Twitter
5 1 (1.92%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.92%) Zend
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