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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WebSockets
Rank 597 586 578
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 29 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.050% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.19% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 8
Average daily rate £550 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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 14 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 27 £550 +10.00% 12
London +14 22 £588 +11.90% 9
City of London - 3 £600 - 1
South East +11 2 £314 -21.56% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £314 -
Leeds - 2 £325 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £375 -
Scotland - 2 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 -
Reading - 1 £325 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 -
North East - 1 £300 -

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 52 (65.82%) JavaScript
2 32 (40.51%) AngularJS
3 31 (39.24%) HTML
4 30 (37.97%) HTML5
5 28 (35.44%) Git (software)
5 28 (35.44%) CSS
6 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (31.65%) Java
7 25 (31.65%) CSS3
8 22 (27.85%) Node.js
9 19 (24.05%) Linux
10 16 (20.25%) Finance
10 16 (20.25%) Python
10 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
11 15 (18.99%) SOAP
11 15 (18.99%) Banking
11 15 (18.99%) jQuery
12 14 (17.72%) Grunt
13 12 (15.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (13.92%) TDD
14 11 (13.92%) Spring
14 11 (13.92%) Maven
14 11 (13.92%) C++
15 10 (12.66%) Unix
15 10 (12.66%) Ajax
15 10 (12.66%) CppUnit
15 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
15 10 (12.66%) Jasmine
15 10 (12.66%) Modbus
15 10 (12.66%) SDLC

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (27.85%) Node.js
2 7 (8.86%) JBoss
2 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.33%) ArcGIS
3 5 (6.33%) Jetty
3 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.80%) Apache
5 2 (2.53%) GemFire
6 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.27%) Confluence
6 1 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Project
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.59%) GitHub
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.80%) CloudFront
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) Firebase
4 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.27%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.25%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.66%) Modbus
3 9 (11.39%) Firewall
4 7 (8.86%) HTTP
5 5 (6.33%) DMZ
5 5 (6.33%) SSL
6 4 (5.06%) AMQP
6 4 (5.06%) DNS
7 3 (3.80%) VoIP
8 2 (2.53%) Internet
9 1 (1.27%) Network Security
9 1 (1.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.80%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.53%) Big Data
4 2 (2.53%) DB2
5 1 (1.27%) KDB
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (35.44%) Git (software)
2 14 (17.72%) Grunt
3 11 (13.92%) Maven
4 10 (12.66%) CppUnit
4 10 (12.66%) Jasmine
4 10 (12.66%) Jenkins
5 8 (10.13%) Mocha
6 6 (7.59%) Eclipse
6 6 (7.59%) Subversion
6 6 (7.59%) TeamCity
7 5 (6.33%) Selenium
7 5 (6.33%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (5.06%) JUnit
9 3 (3.80%) Android Studio
9 3 (3.80%) Gradle
9 3 (3.80%) JSHint
9 3 (3.80%) Yeoman
10 2 (2.53%) gulp
10 2 (2.53%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.53%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 15 (18.99%) Banking
3 8 (10.13%) Front Office
3 8 (10.13%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.80%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (74.68%) Developer
2 17 (21.52%) JavaScript Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.92%) UI Developer
5 10 (12.66%) HTML Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Angular Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (8.86%) Web Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Commodities Java Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Designer
10 4 (5.06%) Android Developer
10 4 (5.06%) C++ Developer
10 4 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Digital Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Android Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (40.51%) AngularJS
2 31 (39.24%) HTML
3 30 (37.97%) HTML5
4 28 (35.44%) CSS
5 25 (31.65%) CSS3
6 15 (18.99%) jQuery
6 15 (18.99%) SOAP
7 12 (15.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (13.92%) Spring
9 10 (12.66%) Ajax
10 9 (11.39%) REST
11 8 (10.13%) Apache Flex
11 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
11 8 (10.13%) HTML5 Canvas
11 8 (10.13%) JMS
11 8 (10.13%) RESTful
12 7 (8.86%) Django
12 7 (8.86%) JSON
13 6 (7.59%) D3.js
13 6 (7.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) CCTV
1 9 (11.39%) SCADA
1 9 (11.39%) User Experience
2 7 (8.86%) Digital Media
3 5 (6.33%) Animation
4 4 (5.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.80%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.53%) Derivative
6 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.53%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.27%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.27%) Equities
7 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.27%) Social Media
7 1 (1.27%) Social Network
7 1 (1.27%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.27%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Unix
3 9 (11.39%) CentOS
4 4 (5.06%) Android
5 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.92%) TDD
3 10 (12.66%) SDLC
4 8 (10.13%) Front End Development
4 8 (10.13%) MVC
4 8 (10.13%) Open Source
5 7 (8.86%) DevOps
5 7 (8.86%) Scrum
5 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.59%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.33%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (5.06%) Android Development
8 4 (5.06%) OO
8 4 (5.06%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (5.06%) Regression Testing
8 4 (5.06%) SEO
8 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 52 (65.82%) JavaScript
2 25 (31.65%) Java
3 16 (20.25%) Python
4 11 (13.92%) C++
5 8 (10.13%) SQL
6 5 (6.33%) Perl
6 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.06%) Ruby
7 4 (5.06%) Scala
8 2 (2.53%) C
8 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.27%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.27%) C#
9 1 (1.27%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.27%) ES6
9 1 (1.27%) Go
9 1 (1.27%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Red Hat
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) IBM
3 4 (5.06%) Splunk
4 3 (3.80%) Adobe
4 3 (3.80%) Twitter
5 2 (2.53%) Google
5 2 (2.53%) Sybase
6 1 (1.27%) Apple
6 1 (1.27%) F5
6 1 (1.27%) PayPal
6 1 (1.27%) PubNub
6 1 (1.27%) Xamarin
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