The table below looks at the statistics for wxWidgets skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited wxWidgets over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
wxWidgets
Rank 566 562 551
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing wxWidgets 25 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.014% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £295 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +4.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £295 £283
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -

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
14612 14099 13778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.09% 27.54% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9984 9008 8637
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
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 193 303 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

wxWidgets
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing wxWidgets within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

wxWidgets Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

wxWidgets
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing wxWidgets within the UK.

wxWidgets Daily Rate Trend in the UK

wxWidgets
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing wxWidgets within the UK.

wxWidgets Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

wxWidgets
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing wxWidgets within the UK over the 3 months to 29 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 22 £300 +1.52% 1
Hampshire 0 21 £300 +1.52% 1
South East -4 21 £300 +1.52% 1
Hook -2 16 £300 +1.52%

wxWidgets
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing wxWidgets 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 wxWidgets.

1 30 (96.77%) C
1 30 (96.77%) Linux
2 27 (87.10%) C++
2 27 (87.10%) Software Engineering
3 26 (83.87%) Python
4 25 (80.65%) UML
5 23 (74.19%) UNIX
6 22 (70.97%) Subversion
6 22 (70.97%) Security Cleared
7 21 (67.74%) CppUnit
7 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (67.74%) GoogleTest
7 21 (67.74%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (67.74%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (67.74%) NUnit
7 21 (67.74%) CruiseControl
7 21 (67.74%) Ant
7 21 (67.74%) SQL
7 21 (67.74%) ClearCase
7 21 (67.74%) OOD
7 21 (67.74%) Ingres
7 21 (67.74%) Configuration Management
7 21 (67.74%) Motif
7 21 (67.74%) XML
8 20 (64.52%) ClearQuest
9 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
10 12 (38.71%) Project Management
10 12 (38.71%) Use Case
11 11 (35.48%) Multithreading
12 9 (29.03%) Embedded Linux

wxWidgets
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing wxWidgets 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 wxWidgets. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) Ingres
1 21 (67.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (70.97%) Subversion
2 21 (67.74%) CppUnit
2 21 (67.74%) NUnit
2 21 (67.74%) CruiseControl
2 21 (67.74%) Ant
2 21 (67.74%) ClearCase
2 21 (67.74%) GoogleTest
3 20 (64.52%) ClearQuest
4 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.68%) Rational Rose
6 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Software Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Software Developer
4 9 (29.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (22.58%) C Developer
6 3 (9.68%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Software Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) XML
1 21 (67.74%) Motif
2 4 (12.90%) GTK+
3 1 (3.23%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (67.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Device Driver
2 7 (22.58%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Linux
2 23 (74.19%) UNIX
3 9 (29.03%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Software Engineering
2 25 (80.65%) UML
3 21 (67.74%) OOD
3 21 (67.74%) Configuration Management
3 21 (67.74%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (38.71%) Use Case
4 12 (38.71%) Project Management
5 11 (35.48%) Multithreading
6 7 (22.58%) Integration Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Memory Management
6 7 (22.58%) OO
7 6 (19.35%) Refactoring
7 6 (19.35%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) SysML
8 4 (12.90%) Validation
9 3 (9.68%) Unified Process
9 3 (9.68%) RUP
10 2 (6.45%) Coaching
11 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) C
2 27 (87.10%) C++
3 26 (83.87%) Python
4 21 (67.74%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Embedded C
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 22 (70.97%) Security Cleared
2 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
1 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
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