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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WebSockets
UK
Rank 530 597 592
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -5
Contract jobs citing WebSockets 64 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.062% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 19
Median daily rate £525 £538 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £635 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
14150 14774 13887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.20% 28.41% 26.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9841 10193 9187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 248 189
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 2017.

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 24 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +77 63 £525 -4.54% 23
London +53 53 £550 - 15
South West +12 4 £438 - 1
City of London -1 4 £650 +8.33%
East Midlands - 3 £335 -
Wiltshire 0 2 £313 -
Derby - 2 - -
Derbyshire - 2 - -
South East +23 1 - - 3
Canary Wharf - 1 £575 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 £250 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £335 -
Lancashire - 1 £250 -
Devon - 1 £438 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - - 1
Leicester - 1 £335 -
Exeter - 1 £438 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 £313 -
Bristol - 1 £438 -
Blackpool - 1 £250 -

WebSockets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 106 (75.18%) JavaScript
2 77 (54.61%) HTML
3 73 (51.77%) HTML5
4 68 (48.23%) AngularJS
5 61 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (42.55%) Git (software)
7 57 (40.43%) React
8 56 (39.72%) CSS
9 49 (34.75%) Node.js
10 44 (31.21%) Banking
11 43 (30.50%) REST
12 42 (29.79%) TDD
13 41 (29.08%) CSS3
14 31 (21.99%) SQL
15 30 (21.28%) Web Development
16 29 (20.57%) RESTful
16 29 (20.57%) Java
17 28 (19.86%) Selenium
17 28 (19.86%) Microservices
17 28 (19.86%) Grunt
18 27 (19.15%) webpack
18 27 (19.15%) NoSQL
18 27 (19.15%) Finance
19 26 (18.44%) jQuery
20 25 (17.73%) BDD
20 25 (17.73%) Jasmine
20 25 (17.73%) Fintech
21 24 (17.02%) ES6
21 24 (17.02%) Degree
21 24 (17.02%) Scrum

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 7 (4.96%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.26%) Apache
3 3 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.42%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.71%) JBoss
5 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (10.64%) GitHub
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.13%) Firebase
5 2 (1.42%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.42%) Google Play
5 2 (1.42%) Slack
6 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.64%) AMQP
2 4 (2.84%) HTTP
2 4 (2.84%) Internet
3 2 (1.42%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) DSL
4 1 (0.71%) FCAPS
4 1 (0.71%) Firewall
4 1 (0.71%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) SSL
4 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.15%) NoSQL
2 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.64%) Azure SQL Database
4 13 (9.22%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.38%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (5.67%) Redis
7 5 (3.55%) Big Data
7 5 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (3.55%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.84%) MySQL
9 3 (2.13%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.42%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.71%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.71%) HBase
11 1 (0.71%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 60 (42.55%) Git (software)
2 28 (19.86%) Grunt
2 28 (19.86%) Selenium
3 27 (19.15%) webpack
4 25 (17.73%) Jasmine
5 21 (14.89%) Maven
6 20 (14.18%) JIRA
7 19 (13.48%) Mocha
8 18 (12.77%) gulp
9 16 (11.35%) Subversion
10 15 (10.64%) SpecFlow
10 15 (10.64%) TeamCity
11 14 (9.93%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (4.26%) JUnit
13 5 (3.55%) Appium
13 5 (3.55%) Babel
13 5 (3.55%) Mockito
14 4 (2.84%) Bower
14 4 (2.84%) Gradle
14 4 (2.84%) Protractor
General
1 44 (31.21%) Banking
2 27 (19.15%) Finance
3 21 (14.89%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.96%) Front Office
5 3 (2.13%) Games
6 2 (1.42%) Retail
7 1 (0.71%) Avionics
7 1 (0.71%) Back Office
7 1 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (78.01%) Developer
2 36 (25.53%) JavaScript Developer
3 30 (21.28%) Angular Developer
4 19 (13.48%) Senior Developer
5 17 (12.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 17 (12.06%) Web Developer
6 16 (11.35%) C# Developer
7 13 (9.22%) Architect
8 12 (8.51%) .NET Developer
8 12 (8.51%) Java Developer
8 12 (8.51%) Node.js Developer
8 12 (8.51%) UI Developer
9 11 (7.80%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (7.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (7.09%) HTML Developer
11 9 (6.38%) C# WPF Developer
11 9 (6.38%) WPF Developer
12 8 (5.67%) Applications Developer
12 8 (5.67%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (54.61%) HTML
2 73 (51.77%) HTML5
3 68 (48.23%) AngularJS
4 57 (40.43%) React
5 56 (39.72%) CSS
6 49 (34.75%) Node.js
7 43 (30.50%) REST
8 41 (29.08%) CSS3
9 29 (20.57%) RESTful
10 26 (18.44%) jQuery
11 23 (16.31%) Redux
12 21 (14.89%) .NET
13 18 (12.77%) Chai
14 17 (12.06%) Angular 2
15 16 (11.35%) D3.js
15 16 (11.35%) SignalR
16 15 (10.64%) ASP.NET
16 15 (10.64%) OAuth
16 15 (10.64%) Reactive Extensions
16 15 (10.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.73%) Fintech
2 15 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.38%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.38%) User Experience
5 7 (4.96%) Equities
6 6 (4.26%) Derivative
6 6 (4.26%) Fixed Income
7 5 (3.55%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.42%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.71%) iPad
10 1 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.93%) Linux
2 11 (7.80%) Android
3 10 (7.09%) Apple iOS
4 8 (5.67%) Unix
5 1 (0.71%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.79%) TDD
3 30 (21.28%) Web Development
4 28 (19.86%) Microservices
5 25 (17.73%) BDD
6 24 (17.02%) Scrum
7 17 (12.06%) Front End Development
7 17 (12.06%) Web Application Development
8 15 (10.64%) MVVM
9 13 (9.22%) B2B
9 13 (9.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 13 (9.22%) Open Source
9 13 (9.22%) Unit Testing
10 11 (7.80%) OO
11 10 (7.09%) Concurrent Programming
11 10 (7.09%) DevOps
11 10 (7.09%) Domain-Driven Design
11 10 (7.09%) Visualisation
12 9 (6.38%) Data Visualisation
12 9 (6.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 106 (75.18%) JavaScript
2 31 (21.99%) SQL
3 29 (20.57%) Java
4 24 (17.02%) ES6
5 20 (14.18%) C#
6 14 (9.93%) Scala
7 9 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 7 (4.96%) Python
8 7 (4.96%) Ruby
9 6 (4.26%) PHP
10 5 (3.55%) Perl
10 5 (3.55%) VBScript
11 4 (2.84%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (2.13%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.42%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.42%) C++
13 2 (1.42%) ECMAScript
13 2 (1.42%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.71%) C
14 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 24 (17.02%) Degree
2 3 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) MiFID
1 6 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.38%) Docker
2 6 (4.26%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) Ansible
2 3 (2.13%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.42%) Puppet
4 1 (0.71%) Galera Cluster
4 1 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (9.93%) IBM
2 12 (8.51%) Apigee
3 7 (4.96%) CA
4 6 (4.26%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.84%) Google
5 4 (2.84%) MuleSoft
6 3 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.42%) Apple
7 2 (1.42%) Oracle
7 2 (1.42%) Twitter
7 2 (1.42%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.71%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.71%) Nokia
8 1 (0.71%) Perforce
8 1 (0.71%) RedGate
8 1 (0.71%) Sencha
8 1 (0.71%) Splunk
8 1 (0.71%) Sybase
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