Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GWT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited GWT over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 838 791 826
Rank change year-on-year -47 +35 +4
Contract jobs citing GWT 39 69 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.073% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 25
England median daily rate £425 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +0.31%
10th Percentile £328 £363 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £463
UK median daily rate £425 £433 £400
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
England median hourly rate £59.38 - £33.75
10th Percentile £57.81 - £27.65
90th Percentile £60.94 - £49.00
UK median hourly rate £59.38 - £33.75

GWT is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,445 30,951 29,905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.09% 32.58% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,893 22,066 20,801
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 354 337
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.03 £18.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £58.68 £52.50 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

GWT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GWT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GWT in England

GWT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing GWT in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for GWT in England

GWT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GWT in England over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GWT in England

GWT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing GWT in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for GWT in England

GWT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GWT within the England region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -34 17 £500 +15.61% 4
East of England - 7 £475 - 2
North of England -16 6 £400 +3.23%
South West -27 6 £400 -27.27% 2
North West - 6 £400 -
East Midlands - 3 £350 -
Midlands - 3 £350 - 2
South East -26 2 £400 -11.11% 4
GWT
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing GWT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for GWT.

1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (87.18%) Spring
3 34 (87.18%) Hibernate
4 31 (79.49%) Web Services
5 29 (74.36%) SQL
6 26 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 26 (66.67%) HTML
6 26 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (64.10%) Google
7 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
8 24 (61.54%) Eclipse
9 23 (58.97%) CSS
10 21 (53.85%) Maven
10 21 (53.85%) AngularJS
11 20 (51.28%) TDD
11 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
11 20 (51.28%) UML
11 20 (51.28%) Oracle
12 19 (48.72%) XML
12 19 (48.72%) PL/SQL
12 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
13 18 (46.15%) JSON
14 17 (43.59%) JPA
14 17 (43.59%) JMS
14 17 (43.59%) Jenkins
14 17 (43.59%) Continuous Deployment
15 16 (41.03%) Relational Database
15 16 (41.03%) Microservices
15 16 (41.03%) RDBMS

GWT
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (35.90%) Apache Solr
1 14 (35.90%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (30.77%) Mule
3 10 (25.64%) JBoss
4 9 (23.08%) WebLogic
5 4 (10.26%) Apache
5 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
6 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (2.56%) Alfresco
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Apigee
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (41.03%) RDBMS
2 16 (41.03%) Relational Database
3 14 (35.90%) MongoDB
3 14 (35.90%) MySQL
4 13 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (12.82%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (12.82%) GIS
6 2 (5.13%) JasperReports
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) Eclipse
2 21 (53.85%) Maven
3 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
4 17 (43.59%) Jenkins
5 15 (38.46%) JUnit
5 15 (38.46%) Selenium
6 14 (35.90%) Mercurial
6 14 (35.90%) SoapUI
7 13 (33.33%) JMeter
7 13 (33.33%) NeoLoad
8 9 (23.08%) Subversion
8 9 (23.08%) TeamCity
9 8 (20.51%) Ant
10 4 (10.26%) FishEye
10 4 (10.26%) JIRA
11 3 (7.69%) CruiseControl
11 3 (7.69%) Hudson
12 2 (5.13%) ClearQuest
13 1 (2.56%) EasyMock
13 1 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (30.77%) Banking
2 10 (25.64%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
1 34 (87.18%) Java Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Angular Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Front Office Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Agile Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Analytics Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) Hibernate
1 34 (87.18%) Spring
2 31 (79.49%) Web Services
3 26 (66.67%) HTML
4 23 (58.97%) CSS
5 21 (53.85%) AngularJS
6 19 (48.72%) XML
7 18 (46.15%) JSON
8 17 (43.59%) JMS
8 17 (43.59%) JPA
9 16 (41.03%) REST
10 14 (35.90%) RESTful
10 14 (35.90%) Vaadin
11 13 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
11 13 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
11 13 (33.33%) Sass
11 13 (33.33%) Spring Batch
12 8 (20.51%) JSF
13 7 (17.95%) HTML5
13 7 (17.95%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Fixed Income
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (89.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (51.28%) TDD
3 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
3 20 (51.28%) UML
4 17 (43.59%) Continuous Deployment
5 16 (41.03%) Microservices
6 13 (33.33%) BDD
6 13 (33.33%) OO
7 8 (20.51%) Scrum
8 6 (15.38%) Migration
8 6 (15.38%) Web Application Development
9 5 (12.82%) DevOps
9 5 (12.82%) Functional Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Kanban
9 5 (12.82%) OOD
9 5 (12.82%) Open Source
10 4 (10.26%) OOP
10 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (74.36%) SQL
3 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
4 19 (48.72%) PL/SQL
5 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
6 6 (15.38%) Java 8
7 2 (5.13%) C
7 2 (5.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) Kibana
1 13 (33.33%) logstash
2 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Google
2 20 (51.28%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) Perforce
4 4 (10.26%) Adobe
5 3 (7.69%) Atlassian