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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Worklight
Rank 588 583 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Worklight 24 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.006% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.020% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 0
Average daily rate
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£366 £513 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 - -
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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 19 September 2014.

Worklight Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Worklight
Top 3 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 19 September 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 +12 24 £366 -28.53%
London +29 18 £340 -33.65%
City of London +28 1 £338 -32.50%

Worklight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (91.67%) IBM
2 30 (83.33%) WebSphere
3 26 (72.22%) Linux
4 23 (63.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 23 (63.89%) Jython
4 23 (63.89%) IBM HTTP Server
5 21 (58.33%) Retail
6 18 (50.00%) Introscope
6 18 (50.00%) SSL
7 17 (47.22%) Apache
8 15 (41.67%) AIX
8 15 (41.67%) Middleware
9 13 (36.11%) HTML
10 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 12 (33.33%) SUSE
10 12 (33.33%) Dojo
10 12 (33.33%) Bash Shell
11 11 (30.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (30.56%) Perl
11 11 (30.56%) ITIL
11 11 (30.56%) Python
11 11 (30.56%) Shell Script
11 11 (30.56%) HTTP
11 11 (30.56%) DNS
12 10 (27.78%) Objective-C
12 10 (27.78%) ATG
12 10 (27.78%) Adobe CQ
13 9 (25.00%) Mobile App
14 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
15 7 (19.44%) N-Tier

Worklight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (83.33%) WebSphere
2 23 (63.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 23 (63.89%) IBM HTTP Server
3 17 (47.22%) Apache
4 10 (27.78%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (5.56%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) SSL
2 11 (30.56%) HTTP
2 11 (30.56%) DNS
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Introscope
2 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) Ant
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Grunt
3 2 (5.56%) Yeoman
General
1 21 (58.33%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Architect
1 10 (27.78%) Administrator
2 6 (16.67%) Server Administrator
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
2 6 (16.67%) WebSphere Administrator
2 6 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (16.67%) Mobile Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Architect
6 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Middleware
2 13 (36.11%) HTML
3 12 (33.33%) Dojo
4 6 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (13.89%) CSS
5 5 (13.89%) HTML5
6 4 (11.11%) CSS3
7 3 (8.33%) RESTful
8 2 (5.56%) Sencha Touch
8 2 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (19.44%) N-Tier
2 7 (19.44%) PMI
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Linux
2 15 (41.67%) AIX
3 12 (33.33%) SUSE
4 3 (8.33%) UNIX
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
4 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Line Management
5 1 (2.78%) OO
5 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (63.89%) Jython
2 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 12 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 11 (30.56%) Perl
3 11 (30.56%) Python
3 11 (30.56%) Shell Script
4 10 (27.78%) Objective-C
5 4 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) IBM
2 10 (27.78%) ATG
3 2 (5.56%) Sencha