The table below looks at the statistics for Worklight skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Worklight over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Worklight
Rank 593 569 567
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -2
Contract jobs citing Worklight 19 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.012% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.040% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Average daily rate
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£358 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.78% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
15790 14953 15025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.03% 28.97% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10476 9711 8996
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 275 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.91 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Worklight
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Worklight within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Worklight Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Worklight
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Worklight within the UK.

Worklight Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Worklight
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Worklight within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Worklight Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Worklight
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Worklight within the UK over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -18 19 £358 -31.78% 1
London +9 11 £353 -32.73%
South East - 3 £475 -
Bracknell - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -

Worklight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Worklight also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Worklight.

1 29 (87.88%) IBM
2 27 (81.82%) WebSphere
3 21 (63.64%) Linux
4 20 (60.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 20 (60.61%) IBM HTTP Server
4 20 (60.61%) Jython
5 17 (51.52%) Retail
6 16 (48.48%) Introscope
6 16 (48.48%) SSL
7 14 (42.42%) Apache
8 13 (39.39%) Middleware
8 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
8 13 (39.39%) HTML
9 11 (33.33%) ITIL
9 11 (33.33%) Perl
9 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 11 (33.33%) Python
9 11 (33.33%) HTTP
9 11 (33.33%) DNS
9 11 (33.33%) Objective-C
9 11 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
10 10 (30.30%) Adobe CQ
10 10 (30.30%) ATG
10 10 (30.30%) AIX
11 9 (27.27%) SUSE
11 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
12 8 (24.24%) Dojo
12 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
13 7 (21.21%) N-Tier

Worklight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Worklight also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Worklight. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 20 (60.61%) WebSphere Application Server
2 20 (60.61%) IBM HTTP Server
3 14 (42.42%) Apache
4 10 (30.30%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) SSL
2 11 (33.33%) HTTP
2 11 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Introscope
2 3 (9.09%) Xcode
2 3 (9.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) Ant
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (51.52%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Administrator
2 8 (24.24%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Server Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 6 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Technical Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Android Developer
7 2 (6.06%) iOS Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Architect
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (39.39%) HTML
1 13 (39.39%) Middleware
2 8 (24.24%) Dojo
3 6 (18.18%) CSS3
3 6 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (18.18%) CSS
4 5 (15.15%) .NET
4 5 (15.15%) JSON
5 4 (12.12%) iOS SDK
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
5 4 (12.12%) XML
5 4 (12.12%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.09%) Android NDK
7 2 (6.06%) HTML5
8 1 (3.03%) Ajax
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.03%) PhoneGap
8 1 (3.03%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (3.03%) Android SDK
8 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
2 7 (21.21%) N-Tier
3 5 (15.15%) PMI
4 4 (12.12%) Data Structures
4 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
5 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 10 (30.30%) AIX
3 9 (27.27%) SUSE
4 5 (15.15%) Android
4 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
4 5 (15.15%) Windows
5 4 (12.12%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
1 11 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.15%) OO
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Memory Management
4 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (12.12%) OOD
4 4 (12.12%) Web Design
4 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) Android Development
5 3 (9.09%) iOS Development
6 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) Web Development
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) Line Management
7 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 20 (60.61%) Jython
2 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 11 (33.33%) Perl
3 11 (33.33%) Python
3 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 11 (33.33%) Objective-C
4 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 5 (15.15%) Java
6 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) IBM
2 10 (30.30%) ATG
3 4 (12.12%) Kony
4 3 (9.09%) Appcelerator
5 1 (3.03%) Google
Derby, Derbyshire
Motorpoint Ltd
Rate: £50,000 per annum pro rata
Posted: 15 days ago