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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Worklight
Rank 586 587 545
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -42
Contract jobs citing Worklight 16 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.030% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.11% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £488 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £538 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +19.44%
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
14912 15204 12834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.64% 27.05% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9674 9787 8012
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 227 352
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.64 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 21 April 2015.

Worklight Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Worklight
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (92.00%) IBM
2 19 (76.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 19 (76.00%) WebSphere
3 17 (68.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 17 (68.00%) Apache
3 17 (68.00%) Shell Script
3 17 (68.00%) AppDynamics
4 16 (64.00%) Introscope
5 15 (60.00%) SSL
5 15 (60.00%) Python
5 15 (60.00%) Perl
5 15 (60.00%) Adobe CQ
6 14 (56.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 14 (56.00%) HTTP
6 14 (56.00%) DNS
6 14 (56.00%) Jython
7 11 (44.00%) ITIL
7 11 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
8 9 (36.00%) ATG
9 8 (32.00%) CSS
9 8 (32.00%) HTML
9 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (24.00%) Java
10 6 (24.00%) Adobe
10 6 (24.00%) Middleware
10 6 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ
11 5 (20.00%) Android
11 5 (20.00%) Xcode

Worklight
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 19 (76.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 19 (76.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (68.00%) Apache
2 17 (68.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 15 (60.00%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (12.00%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) SSL
2 14 (56.00%) HTTP
2 14 (56.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Introscope
2 5 (20.00%) Xcode
3 1 (4.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Administrator
2 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (12.00%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.00%) Support Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Server Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.00%) iOS Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Server Support
7 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
1 8 (32.00%) CSS
2 6 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (24.00%) Middleware
3 5 (20.00%) iOS SDK
3 5 (20.00%) CSS3
4 4 (16.00%) PhoneGap
4 4 (16.00%) Android SDK
4 4 (16.00%) JSON
4 4 (16.00%) HTML5
4 4 (16.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) .NET
6 1 (4.00%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (16.00%) iPhone
1 4 (16.00%) iPad
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (16.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 5 (20.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.00%) Android
3 5 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (12.00%) AIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ITIL
1 11 (44.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (20.00%) OO
3 5 (20.00%) Android Development
3 5 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 1 (4.00%) Web Design
6 1 (4.00%) Memory Management
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Shell Script
2 15 (60.00%) Python
2 15 (60.00%) Perl
3 14 (56.00%) Jython
4 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (24.00%) Java
6 5 (20.00%) Objective-C
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
8 2 (8.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) IBM
2 17 (68.00%) AppDynamics
3 9 (36.00%) ATG
4 6 (24.00%) Adobe
5 2 (8.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Appcelerator
6 1 (4.00%) Kony