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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSockets
Rank 553 546 548
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 48 29 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.055% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.19% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 38
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£400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £320 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £426 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
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
15354 15116 15598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.42% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9755 9715 9580
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 253 370
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.65 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 26 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 20 August 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
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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
England -7 48 £400 +6.66% 11
London +25 34 £450 +17.64% 5
South East +11 12 £400 +6.66%
Hampshire - 12 £400 -
City of London +39 10 £450 +20.00% 2
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 6
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - - 5
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 5
Leeds - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Southsea - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 47 (61.04%) JavaScript
2 37 (48.05%) Java
3 28 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 24 (31.17%) HTML
5 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
6 21 (27.27%) Banking
7 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (25.97%) REST
8 19 (24.68%) HTML5
8 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
9 18 (23.38%) Linux
10 17 (22.08%) CSS
10 17 (22.08%) UNIX
10 17 (22.08%) DNS
10 17 (22.08%) Finance
11 16 (20.78%) Firewall
11 16 (20.78%) JIRA
11 16 (20.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (20.78%) Web Services
12 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
12 15 (19.48%) Ajax
13 14 (18.18%) C#
13 14 (18.18%) Python
13 14 (18.18%) Node.js
13 14 (18.18%) JSON
13 14 (18.18%) DevOps
14 13 (16.88%) OO
14 13 (16.88%) JMS
14 13 (16.88%) Windows
14 13 (16.88%) Investment Banking

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (18.18%) Node.js
2 12 (15.58%) Confluence
3 8 (10.39%) WebLogic
3 8 (10.39%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.49%) IIS
5 4 (5.19%) Apache
6 3 (3.90%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (2.60%) Jetty
7 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.30%) nginx
8 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) RMDS
1 5 (6.49%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.90%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.08%) DNS
2 16 (20.78%) Firewall
3 15 (19.48%) TCP/IP
4 12 (15.58%) Modbus
4 12 (15.58%) MQTT
5 3 (3.90%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.60%) SSL
6 2 (2.60%) HTTP
6 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.30%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) NoSQL
2 9 (11.69%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.90%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.30%) KDB
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (29.87%) Git (software)
2 16 (20.78%) JIRA
3 12 (15.58%) TeamCity
4 9 (11.69%) Jasmine
5 8 (10.39%) Subversion
6 7 (9.09%) Maven
6 7 (9.09%) Grunt
7 6 (7.79%) Mocha
8 4 (5.19%) Trac
9 3 (3.90%) GCC
9 3 (3.90%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (3.90%) Capybara
9 3 (3.90%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
9 3 (3.90%) IntelliJ
9 3 (3.90%) Sublime Text
10 2 (2.60%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.30%) Hudson
11 1 (1.30%) Bower
General
1 21 (27.27%) Banking
2 17 (22.08%) Finance
3 13 (16.88%) Investment Banking
4 12 (15.58%) Front Office
5 4 (5.19%) Marketing
6 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.30%) Electronics
7 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.30%) International Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.30%) Advertising
7 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (59.74%) Developer
2 12 (15.58%) Software Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Architect
4 9 (11.69%) C# Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Python Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Digital Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Scala Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.90%) UNIX Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) DevOps Manager
11 2 (2.60%) DevOps Architect
11 2 (2.60%) Senior UNIX Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 24 (31.17%) HTML
3 20 (25.97%) REST
4 19 (24.68%) HTML5
5 17 (22.08%) CSS
6 16 (20.78%) Web Services
7 15 (19.48%) Ajax
8 14 (18.18%) JSON
9 13 (16.88%) JMS
10 12 (15.58%) SOAP
11 11 (14.29%) CSS3
12 10 (12.99%) jQuery
12 10 (12.99%) RESTful
12 10 (12.99%) Middleware
12 10 (12.99%) LESS
13 9 (11.69%) XML
14 8 (10.39%) .NET
14 8 (10.39%) Java EE
15 7 (9.09%) Backbone.js
15 7 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (10.39%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.19%) Open Source
4 4 (5.19%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.19%) Thin Client
4 4 (5.19%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.90%) Taxonomies
5 3 (3.90%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.60%) PKI
7 1 (1.30%) Equities
7 1 (1.30%) DTV
7 1 (1.30%) Mobile Games
7 1 (1.30%) Social Media
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Linux
2 17 (22.08%) UNIX
3 13 (16.88%) Windows
4 12 (15.58%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 7 (9.09%) Android
6 3 (3.90%) Solaris
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.30%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) Software Engineering
3 14 (18.18%) DevOps
4 13 (16.88%) OO
5 11 (14.29%) TDD
5 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (12.99%) MVC
7 9 (11.69%) Scrum
8 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
8 8 (10.39%) BDD
9 7 (9.09%) SOA
9 7 (9.09%) Pair Programming
9 7 (9.09%) Change Management
10 6 (7.79%) OOP
11 5 (6.49%) Analytics
11 5 (6.49%) User Stories
12 4 (5.19%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (5.19%) Content Management
12 4 (5.19%) SEO
12 4 (5.19%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.04%) JavaScript
2 37 (48.05%) Java
3 14 (18.18%) Python
3 14 (18.18%) C#
4 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.49%) Scala
6 4 (5.19%) XQuery
7 3 (3.90%) C
8 2 (2.60%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (3.90%) Puppet
2 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.60%) Salt
4 1 (1.30%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) JBoss
1 11 (14.29%) 29West
2 8 (10.39%) Splunk
2 8 (10.39%) TIBCO
3 6 (7.79%) Google
4 5 (6.49%) Informatica
5 4 (5.19%) Adobe
6 3 (3.90%) Facebook
6 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.90%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.90%) Oracle
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) Twitter
7 2 (2.60%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.30%) SAP