The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Worklight
Rank 573 553 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Worklight 15 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.006% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.099% 0.024% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £488 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15092 12752 15272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.79% 26.68% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9721 7959 9018
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 359 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 17 April 2014.

Worklight Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Worklight
Top 5 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England - 14 £488 - 2
London - 5 £320 - 2
Manchester - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
North West - - - -

Worklight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (83.33%) HTML
2 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 13 (72.22%) Dojo
4 12 (66.67%) IBM
5 11 (61.11%) CSS
5 11 (61.11%) HTML5
5 11 (61.11%) Mobile App
6 10 (55.56%) CSS3
6 10 (55.56%) Retail
7 9 (50.00%) Objective-C
7 9 (50.00%) Java
8 8 (44.44%) AIX
8 8 (44.44%) Linux
9 7 (38.89%) RESTful
10 6 (33.33%) GitHub
10 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 6 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
10 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
10 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 6 (33.33%) Ant
10 6 (33.33%) UNIX
11 5 (27.78%) Subversion
11 5 (27.78%) Grunt
11 5 (27.78%) Yeoman
11 5 (27.78%) Node.js
12 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
13 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
13 3 (16.67%) J2EE
13 3 (16.67%) OO

Worklight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (27.78%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.56%) Commerce Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) VPN
1 1 (5.56%) SSL
1 1 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Ant
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (27.78%) Grunt
2 5 (27.78%) Yeoman
2 5 (27.78%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) PhoneGap
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) Introscope
General
1 10 (55.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Mobile Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Mobility Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) Dojo
3 11 (61.11%) HTML5
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 10 (55.56%) CSS3
5 7 (38.89%) RESTful
6 6 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
7 3 (16.67%) MEAP
7 3 (16.67%) J2EE
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) Sencha Touch
8 2 (11.11%) Web Services
8 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (5.56%) Middleware
9 1 (5.56%) J2ME
9 1 (5.56%) SAML
9 1 (5.56%) SOAP
9 1 (5.56%) .NET
9 1 (5.56%) iOS SDK
9 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
3 2 (11.11%) iPhone
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) PMI
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) AIX
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Android
4 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (11.11%) SUSE
4 2 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
1 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience Design
4 1 (5.56%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Android Development
4 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.56%) MVVM
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) OOD
4 1 (5.56%) Process Management
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (11.11%) Jython
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) OpenSSO
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Sencha
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe
4 1 (5.56%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) KonyOne
4 1 (5.56%) Kony
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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