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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Worklight
Rank 567 553 537
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs citing Worklight 10 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.010% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.073% 0.038% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£378 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 - £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
13701 13155 12880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.96% 27.01% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9189 8297 8174
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 275 335
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.46 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.02 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 23 (85.19%) IBM
2 20 (74.07%) WebSphere
3 19 (70.37%) IBM HTTP Server
3 19 (70.37%) Jython
3 19 (70.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (70.37%) Linux
4 15 (55.56%) SSL
4 15 (55.56%) Introscope
5 14 (51.85%) Apache
6 13 (48.15%) Python
6 13 (48.15%) HTTP
6 13 (48.15%) DNS
6 13 (48.15%) Shell Script
6 13 (48.15%) Perl
6 13 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (48.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 13 (48.15%) AppDynamics
7 12 (44.44%) Adobe CQ
8 8 (29.63%) HTML
8 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 8 (29.63%) Middleware
9 7 (25.93%) CSS
9 7 (25.93%) OO
9 7 (25.93%) ITIL
9 7 (25.93%) CSS3
10 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
10 6 (22.22%) iOS SDK
10 6 (22.22%) Android
10 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 6 (22.22%) Mobile App

Worklight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 20 (74.07%) WebSphere
2 19 (70.37%) IBM HTTP Server
2 19 (70.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (51.85%) Apache
4 12 (44.44%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) SSL
2 13 (48.15%) HTTP
2 13 (48.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Introscope
2 5 (18.52%) Xcode
3 3 (11.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Administrator
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Android Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) iOS Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
1 8 (29.63%) Middleware
2 7 (25.93%) CSS
2 7 (25.93%) CSS3
3 6 (22.22%) iOS SDK
3 6 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (18.52%) .NET
4 5 (18.52%) JSON
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 4 (14.81%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) PhoneGap
6 3 (11.11%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) Android SDK
6 3 (11.11%) Android NDK
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.70%) jQuery
7 1 (3.70%) Dojo
7 1 (3.70%) Ajax
7 1 (3.70%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 4 (14.81%) Data Structures
2 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) iPhone
3 2 (7.41%) iPad
3 2 (7.41%) PMI
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 6 (22.22%) Android
3 6 (22.22%) AIX
3 6 (22.22%) SUSE
4 5 (18.52%) Windows
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (25.93%) OO
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 5 (18.52%) Android Development
3 5 (18.52%) iOS Development
4 4 (14.81%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (14.81%) Memory Management
4 4 (14.81%) Web Design
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) OOD
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Jython
2 13 (48.15%) Python
2 13 (48.15%) Shell Script
2 13 (48.15%) Perl
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 6 (22.22%) Objective-C
5 4 (14.81%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (85.19%) IBM
2 13 (48.15%) AppDynamics
3 6 (22.22%) ATG
3 6 (22.22%) Adobe
4 4 (14.81%) Kony
5 3 (11.11%) Appcelerator
6 1 (3.70%) Google