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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Worklight
Rank 621 585 574
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -11
Contract jobs citing Worklight 1 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.027% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.006% 0.099% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Average daily rate
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- £388 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £550 £700
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
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
15578 15189 14479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.79% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10499 9744 9186
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 222 282
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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
Top 4 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 4 August 2015. 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
South East -31 1 - - 1
England -33 1 - - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Worklight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) IBM
2 13 (86.67%) WebSphere
3 11 (73.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (66.67%) AppDynamics
5 9 (60.00%) ITIL
5 9 (60.00%) Linux
5 9 (60.00%) Apache
5 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (60.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 8 (53.33%) Introscope
6 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
7 7 (46.67%) SSL
7 7 (46.67%) Python
7 7 (46.67%) Java
7 7 (46.67%) Perl
7 7 (46.67%) ATG
8 6 (40.00%) Jython
8 6 (40.00%) UNIX
8 6 (40.00%) HTTP
8 6 (40.00%) DNS
8 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (40.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 5 (33.33%) HTML
9 5 (33.33%) CSS
9 5 (33.33%) XML
9 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 4 (26.67%) DB2
10 4 (26.67%) Middleware
10 4 (26.67%) Ajax
10 4 (26.67%) JSON

Worklight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) WebSphere
2 11 (73.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (60.00%) Apache
3 9 (60.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (20.00%) Commerce Server
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SSL
2 6 (40.00%) HTTP
2 6 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Introscope
2 1 (6.67%) Xcode
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Server Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Application Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
2 4 (26.67%) JSON
3 2 (13.33%) CSS3
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
4 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
4 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) XHTML
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) Web 2.0
1 1 (6.67%) iPhone
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 6 (40.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (20.00%) Mobile First
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) B2C
6 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Android Development
6 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) SEO
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) B2B
6 1 (6.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (46.67%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 6 (40.00%) Jython
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) PHP
7 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) IBM
2 10 (66.67%) AppDynamics
3 7 (46.67%) ATG
4 2 (13.33%) CA
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) Adobe