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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WebSockets
Rank 536 598 597
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -1
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 85 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.083% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 31 30
Median daily rate £475 £450 £546
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -17.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £651
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
15351 15820 15304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.85% 28.65% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10606 11015 10459
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 259 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.44 £17.69 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
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 8 December 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 29 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 8 December 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 +60 83 £475 +5.55% 28
London +32 66 £500 +5.26% 13
North West +5 5 £375 +18.57% 1
City of London -3 5 £493 +19.39%
East of England - 4 £350 - 2
South West +18 3 £400 +66.66% 2
Manchester -7 3 £375 +18.57%
Norfolk - 3 £350 -
Great Yarmouth - 3 £350 -
South East +33 2 - - 4
Tyne and Wear - 2 £300 - 1
North East - 2 £300 - 1
Fareham - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £300 - 1
Lancashire - 2 £300 - 1
Hampshire - 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 -
Leicestershire -2 1 £335 +34.00% 1
East Midlands -7 1 £335 +34.00% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £335 -
Lancaster - 1 £350 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £450 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £250 -

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 119 (74.84%) JavaScript
2 97 (61.01%) HTML
3 94 (59.12%) AngularJS
4 92 (57.86%) HTML5
5 86 (54.09%) CSS
6 70 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (40.25%) CSS3
8 63 (39.62%) Git (software)
9 62 (38.99%) REST
10 54 (33.96%) jQuery
11 53 (33.33%) Node.js
12 51 (32.08%) Web Development
13 49 (30.82%) React
14 42 (26.42%) Banking
15 40 (25.16%) RESTful
16 37 (23.27%) TDD
17 35 (22.01%) Java
18 30 (18.87%) SQL
19 29 (18.24%) NoSQL
20 28 (17.61%) Finance
20 28 (17.61%) Scrum
20 28 (17.61%) Sass
21 27 (16.98%) Linux
21 27 (16.98%) Ajax
21 27 (16.98%) JSON
22 25 (15.72%) Scala
22 25 (15.72%) Grunt
23 23 (14.47%) User Experience
24 22 (13.84%) OAuth
25 21 (13.21%) JIRA

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 (10.69%) Apache Spark
2 13 (8.18%) Apache
3 10 (6.29%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (5.66%) CMS
5 3 (1.89%) Confluence
6 2 (1.26%) Lightstreamer
6 2 (1.26%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.63%) JBoss
7 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.63%) MS Office
1 1 (0.63%) MS Project
1 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.77%) GitHub
3 6 (3.77%) Google Play
4 3 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.89%) Slack
5 2 (1.26%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.63%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.18%) Internet
2 10 (6.29%) DNS
3 8 (5.03%) DSL
3 8 (5.03%) LDAP
4 7 (4.40%) FCAPS
5 6 (3.77%) AMQP
6 2 (1.26%) Firewall
6 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.63%) HTTP
7 1 (0.63%) SNMP
7 1 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.24%) NoSQL
2 20 (12.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (11.32%) Redis
4 14 (8.81%) Relational Database
5 11 (6.92%) Big Data
6 10 (6.29%) Neo4j
7 9 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (5.03%) CouchDB
8 8 (5.03%) HBase
8 8 (5.03%) MySQL
8 8 (5.03%) Parquet
9 6 (3.77%) MongoDB
9 6 (3.77%) SQL Server
10 5 (3.14%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 63 (39.62%) Git (software)
2 25 (15.72%) Grunt
3 21 (13.21%) JIRA
4 20 (12.58%) Selenium
5 17 (10.69%) Jasmine
6 16 (10.06%) gulp
7 14 (8.81%) Maven
8 12 (7.55%) Bower
8 12 (7.55%) Visual Studio
8 12 (7.55%) webpack
9 11 (6.92%) Mocha
10 7 (4.40%) TeamCity
11 6 (3.77%) Babel
11 6 (3.77%) JUnit
11 6 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (3.77%) Subversion
12 5 (3.14%) Mockito
12 5 (3.14%) Protractor
13 4 (2.52%) Jenkins
13 4 (2.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 42 (26.42%) Banking
2 28 (17.61%) Finance
3 20 (12.58%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.55%) Games
5 8 (5.03%) Advertising
6 3 (1.89%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Avionics
7 1 (0.63%) Front Office
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 125 (78.62%) Developer
2 39 (24.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 32 (20.13%) Web Developer
4 29 (18.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 22 (13.84%) Angular Developer
6 20 (12.58%) Senior Developer
7 15 (9.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (8.81%) Architect
8 14 (8.81%) HTML Developer
9 13 (8.18%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.03%) Node.js Developer
10 8 (5.03%) UI Developer
11 7 (4.40%) Agile Developer
11 7 (4.40%) Applications Developer
11 7 (4.40%) Mobile Developer
12 6 (3.77%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.77%) Senior Applications Developer
12 6 (3.77%) Software Developer
13 5 (3.14%) Android Developer
13 5 (3.14%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (61.01%) HTML
2 94 (59.12%) AngularJS
3 92 (57.86%) HTML5
4 86 (54.09%) CSS
5 64 (40.25%) CSS3
6 62 (38.99%) REST
7 54 (33.96%) jQuery
8 53 (33.33%) Node.js
9 49 (30.82%) React
10 40 (25.16%) RESTful
11 28 (17.61%) Sass
12 27 (16.98%) Ajax
12 27 (16.98%) JSON
13 22 (13.84%) OAuth
14 19 (11.95%) Backbone.js
15 18 (11.32%) D3.js
15 18 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (10.69%) Akka
16 17 (10.69%) Kafka
16 17 (10.69%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.47%) User Experience
2 11 (6.92%) Visualisation
3 10 (6.29%) Fintech
4 8 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (4.40%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.40%) Equities
5 7 (4.40%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.14%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.14%) Minimum Viable Product
8 4 (2.52%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.52%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.89%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.89%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.63%) iPhone
10 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.98%) Linux
2 15 (9.43%) Android
3 14 (8.81%) Apple iOS
4 12 (7.55%) Unix
5 8 (5.03%) Mesosphere
6 5 (3.14%) Windows
7 3 (1.89%) Windows Phone
8 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.26%) webOS
8 2 (1.26%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (44.03%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.08%) Web Development
3 37 (23.27%) TDD
4 28 (17.61%) Scrum
5 21 (13.21%) Responsive Web Design
6 20 (12.58%) Front End Development
7 18 (11.32%) DevOps
8 16 (10.06%) OO
8 16 (10.06%) Open Source
8 16 (10.06%) Web Application Development
9 15 (9.43%) Microservices
10 14 (8.81%) OOP
11 13 (8.18%) Analytics
11 13 (8.18%) B2B
11 13 (8.18%) BDD
11 13 (8.18%) Unit Testing
12 12 (7.55%) MVC
13 11 (6.92%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 11 (6.92%) CRUD
14 10 (6.29%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 119 (74.84%) JavaScript
2 35 (22.01%) Java
3 30 (18.87%) SQL
4 25 (15.72%) Scala
5 16 (10.06%) ES6
6 11 (6.92%) C#
6 11 (6.92%) CoffeeScript
7 10 (6.29%) TypeScript
8 8 (5.03%) PHP
8 8 (5.03%) Ruby
8 8 (5.03%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.40%) Python
10 6 (3.77%) Apple Swift
11 5 (3.14%) Objective-C
12 4 (2.52%) C
12 4 (2.52%) Perl
12 4 (2.52%) VBScript
13 2 (1.26%) C++
13 2 (1.26%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.18%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.03%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (6.92%) Ansible
2 10 (6.29%) Kubernetes
3 4 (2.52%) Puppet
4 2 (1.26%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (9.43%) IBM
2 12 (7.55%) Apigee
3 9 (5.66%) Google
4 8 (5.03%) CA
5 7 (4.40%) Apple
5 7 (4.40%) Atlassian
5 7 (4.40%) Nokia
6 4 (2.52%) Oracle
7 3 (1.89%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.89%) Splunk
8 2 (1.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.26%) Sencha
8 2 (1.26%) Twitter
8 2 (1.26%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.63%) Perforce
9 1 (0.63%) RedGate
9 1 (0.63%) Sybase
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