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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WebSockets
Rank 597 630 600
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -30
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 60 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.054% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 32
Median daily rate £418 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.47% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £435 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-42.10% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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
16462 16144 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.76% 28.22% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11405 11120 10101
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 27 September 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 18 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 27 September 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 +57 60 £418 -20.47% 33
London +11 46 £475 -11.62% 20
City of London +17 7 £448 - 2
South West - 7 £350 - 1
Swindon - 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Great Yarmouth - 4 £275 -
East of England - 4 £275 - 5
Norfolk - 4 £275 -
Uxbridge - 2 £343 -
North East - 2 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £300 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 1
Leeds - 1 £275 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 1

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 108 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 97 (71.85%) HTML
3 95 (70.37%) CSS
4 93 (68.89%) HTML5
5 85 (62.96%) AngularJS
6 70 (51.85%) CSS3
7 64 (47.41%) jQuery
8 63 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (45.93%) REST
10 53 (39.26%) Node.js
11 50 (37.04%) Web Development
12 49 (36.30%) Git (software)
13 38 (28.15%) Scrum
14 36 (26.67%) User Experience
15 35 (25.93%) JSON
16 34 (25.19%) Sass
17 33 (24.44%) TDD
17 33 (24.44%) Ajax
18 32 (23.70%) OOP
19 31 (22.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 29 (21.48%) Linux
21 28 (20.74%) Finance
22 27 (20.00%) Java
22 27 (20.00%) SQL
23 26 (19.26%) Responsive Web Design
23 26 (19.26%) Front End Development
24 25 (18.52%) Backbone.js
25 24 (17.78%) Grunt
25 24 (17.78%) React
26 23 (17.04%) NoSQL

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 17 (12.59%) CMS
2 16 (11.85%) Apache Spark
3 11 (8.15%) Apache
4 9 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (5.19%) Confluence
6 3 (2.22%) Jetty
7 2 (1.48%) Lightstreamer
7 2 (1.48%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.48%) MS Office
1 2 (1.48%) MS Project
1 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.44%) GitHub
3 4 (2.96%) Google Play
4 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.74%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.74%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.33%) Internet
2 10 (7.41%) DNS
3 8 (5.93%) DSL
3 8 (5.93%) LDAP
4 7 (5.19%) FCAPS
5 6 (4.44%) AMQP
6 3 (2.22%) Firewall
7 2 (1.48%) SNMP
7 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.74%) HTTP
8 1 (0.74%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.04%) NoSQL
2 18 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 18 (13.33%) Redis
3 11 (8.15%) Big Data
4 9 (6.67%) CouchDB
4 9 (6.67%) Neo4j
5 8 (5.93%) HBase
5 8 (5.93%) MySQL
5 8 (5.93%) Parquet
5 8 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (4.44%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.74%) Riak
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (36.30%) Git (software)
2 24 (17.78%) Grunt
3 20 (14.81%) Bower
3 20 (14.81%) gulp
4 17 (12.59%) JIRA
5 13 (9.63%) Visual Studio
6 10 (7.41%) Selenium
7 9 (6.67%) Jasmine
8 7 (5.19%) Maven
9 6 (4.44%) Mocha
9 6 (4.44%) webpack
10 5 (3.70%) Protractor
11 4 (2.96%) Babel
11 4 (2.96%) JUnit
12 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
12 3 (2.22%) Subversion
12 3 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.48%) Appium
14 1 (0.74%) Apache Ivy
14 1 (0.74%) Liquibase
General
1 28 (20.74%) Finance
2 22 (16.30%) Banking
3 17 (12.59%) Games
4 16 (11.85%) Advertising
5 8 (5.93%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Retail
7 2 (1.48%) Front Office
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (82.22%) Developer
2 30 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 29 (21.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 26 (19.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (8.89%) Node.js Developer
6 11 (8.15%) Angular Developer
6 11 (8.15%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (7.41%) HTML Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Data Engineer
8 6 (4.44%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.44%) UI Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Architect
9 5 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Java Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (3.70%) Scala Developer
10 4 (2.96%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Android Developer
10 4 (2.96%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (71.85%) HTML
2 95 (70.37%) CSS
3 93 (68.89%) HTML5
4 85 (62.96%) AngularJS
5 70 (51.85%) CSS3
6 64 (47.41%) jQuery
7 62 (45.93%) REST
8 53 (39.26%) Node.js
9 35 (25.93%) JSON
10 34 (25.19%) Sass
11 33 (24.44%) Ajax
12 31 (22.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (18.52%) Backbone.js
14 24 (17.78%) React
15 22 (16.30%) RESTful
16 19 (14.07%) Akka
16 19 (14.07%) LESS
17 16 (11.85%) Kafka
18 14 (10.37%) Apache Avro
18 14 (10.37%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.67%) User Experience
2 9 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 9 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.19%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.70%) Fintech
5 5 (3.70%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.96%) Derivative
6 4 (2.96%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.22%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.22%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.22%) Minimum Viable Product
7 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.22%) Statistics
8 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.48%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.48%) Linux
2 15 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 14 (10.37%) Android
4 11 (8.15%) Windows
5 10 (7.41%) Unix
6 8 (5.93%) Mesosphere
7 7 (5.19%) Windows Phone
8 6 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.44%) webOS
8 6 (4.44%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (1.48%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (37.04%) Web Development
3 38 (28.15%) Scrum
4 33 (24.44%) TDD
5 32 (23.70%) OOP
6 26 (19.26%) Front End Development
6 26 (19.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 23 (17.04%) MVC
8 16 (11.85%) User Stories
9 15 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
10 14 (10.37%) SDLC
11 13 (9.63%) Analytics
11 13 (9.63%) DevOps
11 13 (9.63%) OO
12 12 (8.89%) CRUD
12 12 (8.89%) Open Source
13 11 (8.15%) MVVM
13 11 (8.15%) Software Architecture
14 9 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (5.93%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (20.00%) Java
2 27 (20.00%) SQL
3 22 (16.30%) Scala
4 12 (8.89%) CoffeeScript
5 11 (8.15%) ES6
6 9 (6.67%) C#
6 9 (6.67%) PHP
6 9 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 8 (5.93%) C
8 6 (4.44%) ECMAScript
9 4 (2.96%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.96%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.96%) Ruby
10 3 (2.22%) C++
10 3 (2.22%) Python
10 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.48%) Perl
11 2 (1.48%) VBScript
12 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Degree
2 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
2 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.93%) Ansible
1 8 (5.93%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.96%) Puppet
3 3 (2.22%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Atlassian
2 7 (5.19%) Nokia
3 6 (4.44%) Apple
3 6 (4.44%) Google
3 6 (4.44%) IBM
3 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.96%) Apigee
4 4 (2.96%) CA
4 4 (2.96%) Splunk
5 3 (2.22%) Oracle
6 2 (1.48%) RedGate
6 2 (1.48%) Sencha
6 2 (1.48%) Twitter
6 2 (1.48%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe
7 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.74%) Perforce
7 1 (0.74%) Rally
7 1 (0.74%) Sybase
7 1 (0.74%) Zend
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