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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WebSockets
Rank 556 634 590
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -44
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 83 23 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.039% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.14% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 13 41
Median daily rate £393 £500 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £425 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £680 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 - £400
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
15892 16325 15688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.81% 28.00% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11020 11072 9962
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 292 216
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 August 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 21 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 August 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 +62 83 £393 -21.50% 21
London +32 58 £425 -15.00% 13
City of London +47 12 £410 -
East of England - 11 £275 - 4
Norfolk - 11 £275 -
South West - 9 £350 -
Great Yarmouth - 9 £275 -
Swindon - 7 £350 -
Wiltshire - 7 £350 -
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £269 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £343 -
South East - 1 £363 - 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £263 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £275 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £363 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £350 -
Sheffield - 1 £263 -
Leeds - 1 £275 - 1

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 104 (78.79%) JavaScript
2 95 (71.97%) HTML
3 94 (71.21%) CSS
4 91 (68.94%) HTML5
5 87 (65.91%) AngularJS
6 69 (52.27%) CSS3
7 65 (49.24%) REST
8 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (46.97%) jQuery
10 50 (37.88%) Web Development
11 46 (34.85%) Git (software)
11 46 (34.85%) Node.js
12 40 (30.30%) Java
13 39 (29.55%) TDD
14 37 (28.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 35 (26.52%) User Experience
15 35 (26.52%) Finance
16 34 (25.76%) Scrum
17 33 (25.00%) JSON
18 32 (24.24%) Sass
19 31 (23.48%) Ajax
19 31 (23.48%) OOP
20 30 (22.73%) MVC
21 27 (20.45%) Front End Development
22 26 (19.70%) Backbone.js
22 26 (19.70%) Responsive Web Design
22 26 (19.70%) Banking
23 25 (18.94%) Linux
23 25 (18.94%) SQL
24 23 (17.42%) Scala

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 18 (13.64%) Apache Spark
2 17 (12.88%) CMS
3 12 (9.09%) Jetty
4 10 (7.58%) Apache
5 8 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (5.30%) Confluence
7 2 (1.52%) Lightstreamer
7 2 (1.52%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.76%) IIS
8 1 (0.76%) JBoss
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS Office
2 2 (1.52%) MS Project
2 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.55%) GitHub
3 4 (3.03%) Google Play
4 2 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.76%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.12%) Internet
2 8 (6.06%) DNS
3 7 (5.30%) AMQP
3 7 (5.30%) DSL
3 7 (5.30%) LDAP
4 6 (4.55%) FCAPS
5 2 (1.52%) Firewall
5 2 (1.52%) HTTP
5 2 (1.52%) SNMP
5 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.76%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 17 (12.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (10.61%) Redis
4 10 (7.58%) Big Data
5 8 (6.06%) CouchDB
5 8 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.06%) Neo4j
6 7 (5.30%) HBase
6 7 (5.30%) Parquet
7 6 (4.55%) MySQL
7 6 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.27%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.27%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.76%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.76%) Riak
11 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (34.85%) Git (software)
2 23 (17.42%) Grunt
3 20 (15.15%) Bower
3 20 (15.15%) gulp
4 12 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 11 (8.33%) JIRA
6 8 (6.06%) Jasmine
7 7 (5.30%) Selenium
8 6 (4.55%) Maven
9 5 (3.79%) Mocha
9 5 (3.79%) Protractor
10 4 (3.03%) JUnit
11 3 (2.27%) Babel
11 3 (2.27%) Subversion
11 3 (2.27%) webpack
12 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.52%) Xcode
13 1 (0.76%) Mockito
13 1 (0.76%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (26.52%) Finance
2 26 (19.70%) Banking
3 19 (14.39%) Games
4 16 (12.12%) Advertising
5 14 (10.61%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.27%) Front Office
7 2 (1.52%) Back Office
7 2 (1.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 111 (84.09%) Developer
2 32 (24.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 31 (23.48%) Web Developer
4 27 (20.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (9.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (7.58%) Angular Developer
6 10 (7.58%) HTML Developer
7 9 (6.82%) Node.js Developer
7 9 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.06%) UI Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Data Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (3.79%) HTML CSS Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Mobile Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Software Engineer
12 4 (3.03%) Architect
12 4 (3.03%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (71.97%) HTML
2 94 (71.21%) CSS
3 91 (68.94%) HTML5
4 87 (65.91%) AngularJS
5 69 (52.27%) CSS3
6 65 (49.24%) REST
7 62 (46.97%) jQuery
8 46 (34.85%) Node.js
9 37 (28.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 33 (25.00%) JSON
11 32 (24.24%) Sass
12 31 (23.48%) Ajax
13 26 (19.70%) Backbone.js
14 21 (15.91%) RESTful
15 20 (15.15%) Spring
16 19 (14.39%) Akka
16 19 (14.39%) React
17 18 (13.64%) LESS
18 14 (10.61%) Apache Avro
18 14 (10.61%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 35 (26.52%) User Experience
2 11 (8.33%) Derivative
3 9 (6.82%) Algorithms
4 8 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.30%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.79%) Internet of Things
7 4 (3.03%) Fintech
7 4 (3.03%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.27%) Data Integration
8 3 (2.27%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.27%) Minimum Viable Product
8 3 (2.27%) Statistics
9 2 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.52%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.76%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.76%) iPhone
10 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.94%) Linux
2 15 (11.36%) Apple iOS
3 14 (10.61%) Android
4 12 (9.09%) Windows
5 7 (5.30%) Mesosphere
5 7 (5.30%) Unix
5 7 (5.30%) Windows Phone
6 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.55%) webOS
6 6 (4.55%) Windows Phone 7
7 2 (1.52%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (37.88%) Web Development
3 39 (29.55%) TDD
4 34 (25.76%) Scrum
5 31 (23.48%) OOP
6 30 (22.73%) MVC
7 27 (20.45%) Front End Development
8 26 (19.70%) Responsive Web Design
9 18 (13.64%) BDD
10 17 (12.88%) User Stories
11 15 (11.36%) Domain-Driven Design
12 13 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (9.09%) Analytics
13 12 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (9.09%) CRUD
13 12 (9.09%) Open Source
13 12 (9.09%) SDLC
14 11 (8.33%) DevOps
14 11 (8.33%) MVVM
14 11 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 104 (78.79%) JavaScript
2 40 (30.30%) Java
3 25 (18.94%) SQL
4 23 (17.42%) Scala
5 12 (9.09%) CoffeeScript
6 9 (6.82%) C
6 9 (6.82%) C#
7 8 (6.06%) ES6
7 8 (6.06%) TypeScript
8 6 (4.55%) PHP
9 5 (3.79%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.03%) Apple Swift
10 4 (3.03%) C++
10 4 (3.03%) ECMAScript
11 3 (2.27%) Ruby
12 2 (1.52%) Haskell
12 2 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.52%) Python
13 1 (0.76%) R
13 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) Degree
2 6 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 6 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.30%) Ansible
1 7 (5.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.27%) Puppet
3 2 (1.52%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 10 (7.58%) Atlassian
2 6 (4.55%) Apple
2 6 (4.55%) Google
2 6 (4.55%) Nokia
2 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 5 (3.79%) Oracle
4 3 (2.27%) IBM
4 3 (2.27%) Splunk
5 2 (1.52%) Endeca
5 2 (1.52%) hybris
5 2 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.52%) Sencha
5 2 (1.52%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe
6 1 (0.76%) Apigee
6 1 (0.76%) CA
6 1 (0.76%) RedGate
6 1 (0.76%) Twitter
6 1 (0.76%) Zend
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