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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WebSockets
Rank 570 614 589
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -25
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 72 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.034% 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 15 33
Median daily rate £400 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £395 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £586 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £325 £538
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -39.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 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
15051 15372 15096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 27.44% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10620 10274 9875
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 £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 211
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 25 June 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 20 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 25 June 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 +52 72 £400 -23.07% 15
London +53 57 £410 -21.90% 7
City of London +47 16 £338 -35.09%
East of England - 6 £250 - 3
Norfolk - 6 £250 - 1
South West +7 4 £350 +27.27% 1
Great Yarmouth - 4 £263 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £335 -
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £350 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
North East -53 1 £288 -23.33%
Tyne and Wear -57 1 £288 -23.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -63 1 £288 -23.33%
Sheffield - 1 £263 -
Berkshire - 1 £363 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £263 -
South East - 1 £363 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £263 -

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 84 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 83 (74.11%) HTML
3 80 (71.43%) HTML5
4 78 (69.64%) CSS
5 65 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (58.04%) AngularJS
6 61 (54.46%) CSS3
7 56 (50.00%) REST
8 46 (41.07%) jQuery
9 42 (37.50%) Finance
10 41 (36.61%) Java
10 41 (36.61%) Node.js
11 40 (35.71%) TDD
12 39 (34.82%) Git (software)
12 39 (34.82%) Web Development
13 36 (32.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 34 (30.36%) Scrum
15 33 (29.46%) MVC
16 30 (26.79%) Banking
16 30 (26.79%) Spring
16 30 (26.79%) Ajax
17 26 (23.21%) JSON
17 26 (23.21%) User Experience
18 25 (22.32%) OOP
19 23 (20.54%) SQL
19 23 (20.54%) Backbone.js
19 23 (20.54%) Grunt
20 21 (18.75%) Sass
20 21 (18.75%) BDD
20 21 (18.75%) Jetty

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 21 (18.75%) Jetty
2 13 (11.61%) CMS
3 7 (6.25%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.36%) Confluence
4 6 (5.36%) JBoss
5 3 (2.68%) Apache
5 3 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.89%) IIS
7 1 (0.89%) Lightstreamer
7 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
2 2 (1.79%) MS Project
2 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.93%) GitHub
2 8 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.68%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.68%) CloudFront
5 2 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.79%) Google Play
6 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.89%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.82%) Internet
2 7 (6.25%) AMQP
3 3 (2.68%) DNS
3 3 (2.68%) HTTP
4 2 (1.79%) DSL
4 2 (1.79%) Firewall
4 2 (1.79%) LDAP
4 2 (1.79%) SNMP
4 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.89%) FCAPS
5 1 (0.89%) MQTT
5 1 (0.89%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.61%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.25%) Redis
4 6 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (4.46%) Big Data
6 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.68%) CouchDB
7 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.68%) MySQL
8 2 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.79%) HBase
8 2 (1.79%) Neo4j
8 2 (1.79%) Parquet
9 1 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.89%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.89%) Riak
9 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (34.82%) Git (software)
2 23 (20.54%) Grunt
3 18 (16.07%) gulp
4 15 (13.39%) Maven
5 14 (12.50%) Bower
6 11 (9.82%) JIRA
7 10 (8.93%) Jasmine
7 10 (8.93%) Mocha
8 7 (6.25%) JUnit
8 7 (6.25%) Selenium
8 7 (6.25%) Subversion
9 6 (5.36%) Jenkins
9 6 (5.36%) Visual Studio
10 5 (4.46%) Eclipse
10 5 (4.46%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (4.46%) TeamCity
11 3 (2.68%) Babel
11 3 (2.68%) webpack
11 3 (2.68%) Xcode
12 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (37.50%) Finance
2 30 (26.79%) Banking
3 19 (16.96%) Investment Banking
4 15 (13.39%) Games
5 13 (11.61%) Advertising
6 4 (3.57%) Front Office
7 3 (2.68%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (1.79%) Back Office
9 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.89%) Marketing
9 1 (0.89%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (86.61%) Developer
2 25 (22.32%) Web Developer
3 21 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 20 (17.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (13.39%) Java Developer
6 11 (9.82%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.93%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (8.04%) HTML Developer
9 8 (7.14%) Angular Developer
9 8 (7.14%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (7.14%) UI Developer
10 7 (6.25%) Commodities Java Developer
11 6 (5.36%) Node.js Developer
11 6 (5.36%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.46%) Applications Developer
12 5 (4.46%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (4.46%) Web UI Developer
13 4 (3.57%) C# Developer
13 4 (3.57%) Real Time Developer
14 3 (2.68%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (74.11%) HTML
2 80 (71.43%) HTML5
3 78 (69.64%) CSS
4 65 (58.04%) AngularJS
5 61 (54.46%) CSS3
6 56 (50.00%) REST
7 46 (41.07%) jQuery
8 41 (36.61%) Node.js
9 36 (32.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 30 (26.79%) Ajax
10 30 (26.79%) Spring
11 26 (23.21%) JSON
12 23 (20.54%) Backbone.js
13 21 (18.75%) Sass
14 18 (16.07%) RESTful
15 15 (13.39%) LESS
15 15 (13.39%) React
16 13 (11.61%) Hibernate
16 13 (11.61%) Web Services
17 12 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.21%) User Experience
2 16 (14.29%) Derivative
3 9 (8.04%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.25%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.57%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.68%) Statistics
7 2 (1.79%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.79%) iPhone
7 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.79%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.89%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.89%) iPad
8 1 (0.89%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.89%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.89%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.39%) Linux
2 14 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 12 (10.71%) Android
4 11 (9.82%) Windows
5 7 (6.25%) Windows Phone
6 6 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (5.36%) webOS
6 6 (5.36%) Windows Phone 7
7 3 (2.68%) Unix
8 2 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (1.79%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (58.04%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (35.71%) TDD
3 39 (34.82%) Web Development
4 34 (30.36%) Scrum
5 33 (29.46%) MVC
6 25 (22.32%) OOP
7 21 (18.75%) BDD
8 20 (17.86%) Front End Development
9 18 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (15.18%) SDLC
11 16 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (13.39%) Portfolio Management
13 14 (12.50%) User Stories
14 12 (10.71%) Domain-Driven Design
15 10 (8.93%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 9 (8.04%) Software Engineering
17 8 (7.14%) MVVM
17 8 (7.14%) Open Source
17 8 (7.14%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 84 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 41 (36.61%) Java
3 23 (20.54%) SQL
4 11 (9.82%) C#
4 11 (9.82%) Scala
5 9 (8.04%) C
6 7 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.36%) CoffeeScript
8 5 (4.46%) ECMAScript
8 5 (4.46%) ES6
8 5 (4.46%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.57%) C++
10 3 (2.68%) PHP
10 3 (2.68%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.79%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.79%) Haskell
11 2 (1.79%) Python
11 2 (1.79%) Ruby
12 1 (0.89%) R
12 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) DV Cleared
2 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Ansible
1 2 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (8.93%) Atlassian
1 10 (8.93%) Oracle
2 6 (5.36%) IBM
2 6 (5.36%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.57%) Apple
3 4 (3.57%) Google
4 3 (2.68%) Adobe
5 2 (1.79%) Endeca
5 2 (1.79%) hybris
5 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.79%) Splunk
5 2 (1.79%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.79%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.89%) Nokia
6 1 (0.89%) PayPal
6 1 (0.89%) RedGate
6 1 (0.89%) Sencha
6 1 (0.89%) Twitter
6 1 (0.89%) Zend
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