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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WebSockets
Rank 588 553 536
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -17
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 19 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.055% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.20% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 7
Average daily rate
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£523 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £638 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £538 -
% change year-on-year
-27.94% -
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
14620 14600 12823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 27.74% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9624 9677 8046
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 183 368
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.85 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 10 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 22 May 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 -34 18 £523 +4.50% 10
London -16 15 £526 +5.25% 4
City of London +5 4 £520 +10.93% 1
North East - 2 £375 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £375 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £375 -
Glasgow -6 1 - -
Scotland -6 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 £400 -

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (88.37%) JavaScript
2 30 (69.77%) AngularJS
3 28 (65.12%) HTML5
3 28 (65.12%) HTML
4 27 (62.79%) CSS
5 21 (48.84%) Ajax
6 20 (46.51%) jQuery
6 20 (46.51%) CSS3
7 16 (37.21%) JSON
7 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (30.23%) Banking
8 13 (30.23%) Web Services
9 12 (27.91%) Backbone.js
10 11 (25.58%) Node.js
10 11 (25.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (25.58%) C#
11 10 (23.26%) Windows
11 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
11 10 (23.26%) Web Development
12 9 (20.93%) Finance
12 9 (20.93%) REST
12 9 (20.93%) Lightstreamer
13 8 (18.60%) LESS
13 8 (18.60%) User Experience
13 8 (18.60%) Spring
13 8 (18.60%) Investment Banking
13 8 (18.60%) Ext JS
13 8 (18.60%) Java
14 7 (16.28%) Oracle
14 7 (16.28%) XML

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (25.58%) Node.js
2 9 (20.93%) Lightstreamer
3 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.98%) Apache
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.33%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (2.33%) Jetty
5 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.33%) MS Project
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.33%) Heroku
2 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
2 7 (16.28%) HTTP
2 7 (16.28%) MQTT
2 7 (16.28%) Modbus
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) HTTPS
3 3 (6.98%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 3 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.65%) Internet
4 2 (4.65%) SSL
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
2 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) VoltDB
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.33%) Redis
3 1 (2.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Maven
2 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.95%) Grunt
3 5 (11.63%) Subversion
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 3 (6.98%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (6.98%) Mercurial
4 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.65%) Mocha
6 1 (2.33%) Ant
6 1 (2.33%) JUnit
6 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.33%) Selenium
6 1 (2.33%) RSpec
6 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.33%) Gradle
6 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (30.23%) Banking
2 9 (20.93%) Finance
3 8 (18.60%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Music Industry
5 1 (2.33%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Developer
2 12 (27.91%) Web Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
3 4 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (9.30%) Software Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.98%) C# Software Developer
4 3 (6.98%) HTML Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Python Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Web Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
5 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (4.65%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) AngularJS
2 28 (65.12%) HTML5
2 28 (65.12%) HTML
3 27 (62.79%) CSS
4 21 (48.84%) Ajax
5 20 (46.51%) jQuery
5 20 (46.51%) CSS3
6 16 (37.21%) JSON
7 13 (30.23%) Web Services
8 12 (27.91%) Backbone.js
9 11 (25.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (20.93%) REST
11 8 (18.60%) LESS
11 8 (18.60%) Spring
11 8 (18.60%) Ext JS
12 7 (16.28%) XML
12 7 (16.28%) Sencha Touch
12 7 (16.28%) D3.js
12 7 (16.28%) RESTful
13 6 (13.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) User Experience
2 7 (16.28%) Fixed Income
3 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
4 4 (9.30%) Data Integration
5 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
5 3 (6.98%) iPhone
6 2 (4.65%) Open Source
6 2 (4.65%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.65%) Streaming Video
6 2 (4.65%) PKI
6 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.33%) W3C
7 1 (2.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 7 (16.28%) Android
3 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.98%) UNIX
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Phone
5 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
5 2 (4.65%) Linux
6 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Web Development
3 7 (16.28%) MVC
4 6 (13.95%) Mobile Development
4 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
4 6 (13.95%) OO
5 5 (11.63%) Scrum
5 5 (11.63%) TDD
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.63%) Memory Management
6 3 (6.98%) System Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Android Development
6 3 (6.98%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (4.65%) Analytics
7 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (4.65%) BDD
7 2 (4.65%) Web Usability
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.58%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) Java
4 7 (16.28%) Python
5 4 (9.30%) SQL
6 3 (6.98%) IronPython
6 3 (6.98%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.98%) Dart
7 2 (4.65%) VC++
7 2 (4.65%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) PHP5
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) CISA
2 1 (2.33%) CISSP
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle
1 7 (16.28%) Sencha
2 5 (11.63%) IBM
3 3 (6.98%) CA
3 3 (6.98%) Apple
3 3 (6.98%) Gemalto
4 2 (4.65%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) Zend
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Facebook
5 1 (2.33%) Twitter
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