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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WebSockets
Rank 558 557 545
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 37 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.048% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.17% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 7
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£500 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £327 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -

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
14868 14366 14021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.84% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10163 9229 8765
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 300 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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 28 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 19 December 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 -18 37 £500 +17.64% 11
London +33 30 £525 - 4
South East -18 5 £400 - 2
City of London +10 4 £427 +6.68% 1
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 4
South West - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 2
Glasgow - - - - 2
Guildford - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 1
St Albans - - - -
Street - - - -
Warrington - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - - 3
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Somerset - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Scotland - - - - 4
East of England - - - - 1

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (73.42%) JavaScript
2 42 (53.16%) AngularJS
3 32 (40.51%) HTML5
3 32 (40.51%) HTML
4 31 (39.24%) Java
5 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (32.91%) Linux
7 25 (31.65%) CSS
7 25 (31.65%) Git (software)
8 21 (26.58%) UNIX
8 21 (26.58%) DNS
9 20 (25.32%) Firewall
10 19 (24.05%) Banking
11 18 (22.78%) TCP/IP
12 17 (21.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 17 (21.52%) DevOps
13 16 (20.25%) TeamCity
13 16 (20.25%) Confluence
13 16 (20.25%) Web Services
13 16 (20.25%) C#
13 16 (20.25%) JIRA
14 15 (18.99%) Windows
14 15 (18.99%) Python
14 15 (18.99%) 29West
14 15 (18.99%) MQTT
14 15 (18.99%) Modbus
15 14 (17.72%) CSS3
16 13 (16.46%) Windows 7
16 13 (16.46%) jQuery
16 13 (16.46%) Fixed Income

WebSockets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (20.25%) Confluence
2 8 (10.13%) Tomcat
2 8 (10.13%) Lightstreamer
2 8 (10.13%) Node.js
3 4 (5.06%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) Jetty
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.27%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.27%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (1.27%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.27%) MS Project
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.58%) DNS
2 20 (25.32%) Firewall
3 18 (22.78%) TCP/IP
4 15 (18.99%) MQTT
4 15 (18.99%) Modbus
5 5 (6.33%) HTTP
6 3 (3.80%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.53%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.53%) SSL
8 1 (1.27%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.06%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.80%) QlikView
4 3 (3.80%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.80%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.27%) VoltDB
5 1 (1.27%) Triplestore
5 1 (1.27%) Redis
5 1 (1.27%) Riak
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.27%) DB2
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (31.65%) Git (software)
2 16 (20.25%) TeamCity
2 16 (20.25%) JIRA
3 6 (7.59%) Jasmine
3 6 (7.59%) Grunt
4 5 (6.33%) Maven
5 4 (5.06%) Subversion
6 3 (3.80%) GCC
7 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.27%) Mocha
8 1 (1.27%) Bower
8 1 (1.27%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.27%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.27%) JUnit
8 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.27%) WebLOAD
8 1 (1.27%) JMeter
General
1 19 (24.05%) Banking
2 12 (15.19%) Finance
3 11 (13.92%) Front Office
4 8 (10.13%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.80%) Retail
7 2 (2.53%) Games
8 1 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.27%) International Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (68.35%) Developer
2 18 (22.78%) Web Developer
3 12 (15.19%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Python Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (5.06%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Senior UNIX Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Architect
10 2 (2.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (53.16%) AngularJS
2 32 (40.51%) HTML5
2 32 (40.51%) HTML
3 25 (31.65%) CSS
4 16 (20.25%) Web Services
5 14 (17.72%) CSS3
6 13 (16.46%) jQuery
7 12 (15.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (13.92%) Backbone.js
9 10 (12.66%) Ajax
9 10 (12.66%) Spring
9 10 (12.66%) D3.js
10 8 (10.13%) Middleware
10 8 (10.13%) Underscore.js
11 7 (8.86%) Sencha Touch
11 7 (8.86%) Ext JS
12 6 (7.59%) REST
13 5 (6.33%) SignalR
13 5 (6.33%) JSON
14 4 (5.06%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (16.46%) Fixed Income
3 10 (12.66%) User Experience
4 4 (5.06%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.06%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) PKI
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Open Source
5 2 (2.53%) FMCG
5 2 (2.53%) RIA
6 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.27%) iPhone
6 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) Linked Data
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.91%) Linux
2 21 (26.58%) UNIX
3 15 (18.99%) Windows
4 13 (16.46%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.80%) Solaris
6 2 (2.53%) Android
7 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.52%) DevOps
3 7 (8.86%) OO
3 7 (8.86%) CRM
3 7 (8.86%) Software Engineering
3 7 (8.86%) TDD
3 7 (8.86%) Scrum
4 5 (6.33%) SOA
4 5 (6.33%) Web Development
4 5 (6.33%) Change Management
5 4 (5.06%) MVC
5 4 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.06%) Microservices
5 4 (5.06%) BDD
5 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.80%) Multithreading
6 3 (3.80%) Use Case
6 3 (3.80%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 58 (73.42%) JavaScript
2 31 (39.24%) Java
3 16 (20.25%) C#
4 15 (18.99%) Python
5 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.59%) SQL
7 5 (6.33%) C
8 3 (3.80%) PHP
9 2 (2.53%) IronPython
10 1 (1.27%) Scala
10 1 (1.27%) R
10 1 (1.27%) VC++
10 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.53%) Salt
2 2 (2.53%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 15 (18.99%) 29West
2 7 (8.86%) Splunk
2 7 (8.86%) Sencha
3 5 (6.33%) Oracle
3 5 (6.33%) Informatica
4 4 (5.06%) Google
4 4 (5.06%) Facebook
5 3 (3.80%) IBM
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.53%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.53%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.27%) Tableau
7 1 (1.27%) Apple
7 1 (1.27%) Sage
7 1 (1.27%) GoldenSource
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