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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Worklight
Rank 562 550 539
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Contract jobs citing Worklight 20 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.018% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.067% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £538 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £538 -
% change year-on-year
-29.76% -
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
13576 13373 12086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.64% 27.09% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8850 8409 7599
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 245 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

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 6 March 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 20 (76.92%) IBM
2 16 (61.54%) WebSphere Application Server
2 16 (61.54%) WebSphere
3 15 (57.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 15 (57.69%) Jython
3 15 (57.69%) Perl
3 15 (57.69%) Linux
3 15 (57.69%) SSL
3 15 (57.69%) Python
3 15 (57.69%) Adobe CQ
4 14 (53.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 14 (53.85%) AppDynamics
4 14 (53.85%) Apache
4 14 (53.85%) HTTP
4 14 (53.85%) DNS
4 14 (53.85%) Shell Script
4 14 (53.85%) Introscope
5 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (38.46%) CSS3
6 10 (38.46%) OO
6 10 (38.46%) CSS
6 10 (38.46%) HTML
6 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
7 9 (34.62%) ATG
7 9 (34.62%) Android
7 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
7 9 (34.62%) iOS SDK
8 8 (30.77%) Android Development
8 8 (30.77%) iOS Development
8 8 (30.77%) Xcode

Worklight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 16 (61.54%) WebSphere Application Server
1 16 (61.54%) WebSphere
2 15 (57.69%) Adobe CQ
2 15 (57.69%) IBM HTTP Server
3 14 (53.85%) Apache
4 1 (3.85%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) SSL
2 14 (53.85%) HTTP
2 14 (53.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Introscope
2 8 (30.77%) Xcode
3 4 (15.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Administrator
3 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) WebSphere Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Android Developer
7 3 (11.54%) iOS Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Lead Developer
7 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Administrator
8 1 (3.85%) Server Administrator
8 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
8 1 (3.85%) Server Support
8 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
1 10 (38.46%) CSS
1 10 (38.46%) CSS3
2 9 (34.62%) iOS SDK
3 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 6 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (23.08%) Middleware
3 6 (23.08%) JSON
4 5 (19.23%) Web Services
4 5 (19.23%) XML
4 5 (19.23%) Android SDK
4 5 (19.23%) PhoneGap
4 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
4 5 (19.23%) HTML5
5 4 (15.38%) Android NDK
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Cordova
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
2 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
2 5 (19.23%) Algorithms
3 4 (15.38%) User Experience
3 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 4 (15.38%) iPhone
3 4 (15.38%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 9 (34.62%) Android
3 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
4 6 (23.08%) Windows
5 5 (19.23%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (38.46%) OO
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 8 (30.77%) Android Development
3 8 (30.77%) iOS Development
4 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (19.23%) Memory Management
4 5 (19.23%) OOD
4 5 (19.23%) Web Design
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Perl
1 15 (57.69%) Python
1 15 (57.69%) Jython
2 14 (53.85%) Shell Script
3 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 8 (30.77%) Objective-C
5 5 (19.23%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) C#
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) IBM
2 14 (53.85%) AppDynamics
3 9 (34.62%) ATG
4 6 (23.08%) Adobe
5 5 (19.23%) Kony
6 4 (15.38%) Appcelerator
7 1 (3.85%) Google