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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WebSockets
Rank 607 631 572
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -59
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 49 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.033% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 12 23
Median daily rate £475 £523 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £378 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £597 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £375 £538
% change year-on-year
-19.00% -30.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15104 14912 14481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9630
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 206 180
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 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 8 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 28 May 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 +18 49 £475 -9.09% 24
London +23 47 £500 -5.21% 11
City of London +47 12 £369 -29.08% 1
South West -7 1 £320 +16.36%
North East -42 1 £288 -23.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -48 1 £288 -23.33%
Tyne and Wear -50 1 £288 -23.33%
Wiltshire - 1 £320 -

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 60 (70.59%) HTML
1 60 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 58 (68.24%) HTML5
3 57 (67.06%) CSS
4 52 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (57.65%) CSS3
6 43 (50.59%) AngularJS
7 42 (49.41%) REST
8 40 (47.06%) Java
9 38 (44.71%) Finance
10 33 (38.82%) TDD
11 32 (37.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 31 (36.47%) Spring
13 29 (34.12%) jQuery
14 28 (32.94%) Node.js
14 28 (32.94%) MVC
15 26 (30.59%) Git (software)
16 25 (29.41%) Web Development
16 25 (29.41%) Banking
17 23 (27.06%) Scrum
18 22 (25.88%) Jetty
19 21 (24.71%) BDD
20 20 (23.53%) Grunt
21 19 (22.35%) Continuous Delivery
21 19 (22.35%) Investment Banking
21 19 (22.35%) Ajax
21 19 (22.35%) SQL
22 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
23 16 (18.82%) Derivative
23 16 (18.82%) Portfolio Management

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 28 (32.94%) Node.js
2 22 (25.88%) Jetty
3 8 (9.41%) CMS
4 6 (7.06%) JBoss
5 4 (4.71%) Apache Spark
5 4 (4.71%) Confluence
6 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.18%) Apache
7 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.18%) IIS
7 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
2 1 (1.18%) MS Project
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.94%) GitHub
2 6 (7.06%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.71%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.71%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.18%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) HTTP
1 5 (5.88%) Internet
2 4 (4.71%) AMQP
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
4 1 (1.18%) DMZ
4 1 (1.18%) MQTT
4 1 (1.18%) Network Security
4 1 (1.18%) SNA
4 1 (1.18%) SSL
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.53%) Big Data
4 3 (3.53%) Redis
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.18%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.18%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.18%) KDB
6 1 (1.18%) MySQL
6 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.18%) Riak
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (30.59%) Git (software)
2 20 (23.53%) Grunt
3 15 (17.65%) Maven
4 11 (12.94%) gulp
4 11 (12.94%) Jasmine
5 10 (11.76%) Mocha
6 9 (10.59%) Bower
7 8 (9.41%) JIRA
8 7 (8.24%) JUnit
8 7 (8.24%) Selenium
8 7 (8.24%) Subversion
9 6 (7.06%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (7.06%) TeamCity
10 5 (5.88%) Eclipse
10 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
11 3 (3.53%) Babel
11 3 (3.53%) webpack
11 3 (3.53%) Xcode
12 2 (2.35%) JSHint
12 2 (2.35%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 38 (44.71%) Finance
2 25 (29.41%) Banking
3 19 (22.35%) Investment Banking
4 10 (11.76%) Games
5 8 (9.41%) Advertising
6 5 (5.88%) Front Office
7 3 (3.53%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (2.35%) Back Office
8 2 (2.35%) Retail
9 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.18%) Marketing
9 1 (1.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 75 (88.24%) Developer
2 18 (21.18%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (18.82%) Web Developer
5 14 (16.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 12 (14.12%) Senior Developer
6 12 (14.12%) UI Developer
7 10 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (9.41%) HTML Developer
9 7 (8.24%) Commodities Java Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Angular Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Applications Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Web UI Developer
11 4 (4.71%) Senior Applications Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Node.js Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Senior UI Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (70.59%) HTML
2 58 (68.24%) HTML5
3 57 (67.06%) CSS
4 49 (57.65%) CSS3
5 43 (50.59%) AngularJS
6 42 (49.41%) REST
7 32 (37.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 31 (36.47%) Spring
9 29 (34.12%) jQuery
10 19 (22.35%) Ajax
11 15 (17.65%) JSON
12 14 (16.47%) Backbone.js
13 12 (14.12%) Sass
14 11 (12.94%) Hibernate
15 10 (11.76%) .NET
15 10 (11.76%) LESS
15 10 (11.76%) React
15 10 (11.76%) RESTful
16 8 (9.41%) SOAP
16 8 (9.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Derivative
2 15 (17.65%) User Experience
3 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.53%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.53%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.53%) Statistics
5 3 (3.53%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.18%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.18%) Social Media
7 1 (1.18%) Social Network
7 1 (1.18%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.18%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.24%) Android
2 7 (8.24%) Windows
3 5 (5.88%) Linux
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.53%) webOS
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Phone
4 3 (3.53%) Windows Phone 7
5 2 (2.35%) Unix
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (38.82%) TDD
3 28 (32.94%) MVC
4 25 (29.41%) Web Development
5 23 (27.06%) Scrum
6 21 (24.71%) BDD
7 19 (22.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (18.82%) Portfolio Management
10 15 (17.65%) OOP
11 12 (14.12%) Front End Development
11 12 (14.12%) SDLC
12 11 (12.94%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (11.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 9 (10.59%) User Stories
15 7 (8.24%) Domain-Driven Design
16 6 (7.06%) Open Source
17 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
18 4 (4.71%) Automated Testing
18 4 (4.71%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 60 (70.59%) JavaScript
2 40 (47.06%) Java
3 19 (22.35%) SQL
4 8 (9.41%) C#
4 8 (9.41%) Scala
5 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.71%) C
6 4 (4.71%) C++
6 4 (4.71%) ECMAScript
6 4 (4.71%) ES6
6 4 (4.71%) PHP
7 3 (3.53%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.35%) Haskell
8 2 (2.35%) Python
8 2 (2.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) Groovy
9 1 (1.18%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) R
9 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Oracle
2 6 (7.06%) Atlassian
3 5 (5.88%) IBM
4 4 (4.71%) Adobe
5 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.53%) Twitter
6 2 (2.35%) Endeca
6 2 (2.35%) hybris
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.35%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.35%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.18%) Apple
7 1 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (1.18%) PayPal
7 1 (1.18%) RedGate
7 1 (1.18%) Splunk
7 1 (1.18%) Zend
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