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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSockets
Rank 562 546 538
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 42 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.037% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 28
Average daily rate
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£438 £390 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.17% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £691 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
15100 14239 14923
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.62% 27.86% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9730 9049 9104
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 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 291 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%

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 28 July 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 27 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 28 July 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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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 +17 42 £438 +12.17% 8
London +27 32 £450 +15.38% 4
City of London +21 14 £438 +8.02%
Hampshire - 8 £400 - 2
South East - 8 £400 - 2
North West - 1 - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Southsea - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (61.19%) JavaScript
2 37 (55.22%) Java
3 23 (34.33%) HTML
4 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
5 20 (29.85%) REST
5 20 (29.85%) AngularJS
5 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (28.36%) CSS
7 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
7 18 (26.87%) JIRA
7 18 (26.87%) HTML5
8 17 (25.37%) Banking
9 16 (23.88%) Ajax
9 16 (23.88%) Web Services
10 15 (22.39%) Linux
10 15 (22.39%) Finance
10 15 (22.39%) JSON
11 14 (20.90%) Node.js
12 13 (19.40%) DevOps
12 13 (19.40%) Firewall
12 13 (19.40%) DNS
12 13 (19.40%) JMS
12 13 (19.40%) UNIX
13 12 (17.91%) SOAP
13 12 (17.91%) OO
13 12 (17.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (17.91%) LESS
13 12 (17.91%) Confluence
13 12 (17.91%) TeamCity
14 11 (16.42%) RESTful

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (20.90%) Node.js
2 12 (17.91%) Confluence
3 8 (11.94%) WebLogic
3 8 (11.94%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.46%) IIS
5 3 (4.48%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (4.48%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (2.99%) Jetty
6 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.49%) Apache
7 1 (1.49%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) RMDS
1 5 (7.46%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.48%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.40%) DNS
1 13 (19.40%) Firewall
2 8 (11.94%) Modbus
2 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
2 10 (14.93%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.48%) Hazelcast
5 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.49%) KDB
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Git (software)
2 18 (26.87%) JIRA
3 12 (17.91%) TeamCity
4 10 (14.93%) Subversion
5 8 (11.94%) Maven
6 6 (8.96%) Mocha
6 6 (8.96%) Jasmine
6 6 (8.96%) Trac
7 3 (4.48%) Grunt
7 3 (4.48%) Sinon.JS
7 3 (4.48%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (4.48%) Sublime Text
7 3 (4.48%) Capybara
7 3 (4.48%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.48%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 17 (25.37%) Banking
2 15 (22.39%) Finance
3 11 (16.42%) Front Office
4 10 (14.93%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.97%) Marketing
6 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.49%) International Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Electronics
7 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 40 (59.70%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Software Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Architect
5 8 (11.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Scala Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.46%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Python Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Digital Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.48%) DevOps Manager
9 3 (4.48%) UI Developer
10 2 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.99%) SOA Architect
10 2 (2.99%) DevOps Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Software Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (34.33%) HTML
2 20 (29.85%) REST
2 20 (29.85%) AngularJS
3 19 (28.36%) CSS
4 18 (26.87%) HTML5
5 16 (23.88%) Web Services
5 16 (23.88%) Ajax
6 15 (22.39%) JSON
7 13 (19.40%) JMS
8 12 (17.91%) SOAP
8 12 (17.91%) LESS
9 11 (16.42%) XML
9 11 (16.42%) RESTful
9 11 (16.42%) CSS3
10 10 (14.93%) jQuery
11 9 (13.43%) Middleware
11 9 (13.43%) Sass
12 8 (11.94%) Backbone.js
12 8 (11.94%) Java EE
12 8 (11.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (14.93%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
4 4 (5.97%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.97%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.48%) Market Risk
5 3 (4.48%) Open Source
5 3 (4.48%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.49%) Social Media
6 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.49%) DTV
6 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.49%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
2 13 (19.40%) UNIX
3 9 (13.43%) Windows
4 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.45%) Apple iOS
6 6 (8.96%) Android
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
3 13 (19.40%) DevOps
4 12 (17.91%) OO
5 11 (16.42%) TDD
5 11 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.93%) MVC
7 9 (13.43%) Pair Programming
7 9 (13.43%) BDD
8 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.45%) SOA
9 7 (10.45%) Change Management
10 6 (8.96%) OOP
10 6 (8.96%) Content Management
10 6 (8.96%) User Experience Design
10 6 (8.96%) Scrum
10 6 (8.96%) Information Architecture
11 5 (7.46%) Analytics
11 5 (7.46%) User Stories
12 4 (5.97%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 41 (61.19%) JavaScript
2 37 (55.22%) Java
3 10 (14.93%) C#
3 10 (14.93%) Python
4 7 (10.45%) Scala
5 6 (8.96%) XQuery
6 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.48%) ECMAScript
7 1 (1.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (4.48%) Puppet
2 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.99%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) JBoss
2 10 (14.93%) 29West
3 8 (11.94%) Splunk
3 8 (11.94%) TIBCO
4 6 (8.96%) Google
5 5 (7.46%) Informatica
6 4 (5.97%) Adobe
7 3 (4.48%) Sitecore
7 3 (4.48%) Oracle
8 2 (2.99%) IBM
8 2 (2.99%) Facebook
8 2 (2.99%) Twitter
8 2 (2.99%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.49%) SAP
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