Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 797 790 762
Rank change year-on-year -7 -28 -17
Contract jobs citing GWT 50 30 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.054% 0.034% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 58
England median daily rate £425 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.03% +5.29% -1.45%
10th Percentile £175 £383 £315
90th Percentile £589 £664 £625
UK median daily rate £425 £448 £425
% change year-on-year -5.03% +5.29% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
England median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -13.51%
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -13.51%

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 29,903 28,286 29,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.33% 31.84% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,496 19,705 20,306
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £284
90th Percentile £631 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 322 500
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £20.05 £15.75 £16.25
90th Percentile £57.31 £52.50 £56.58
UK median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -23 20 £425 -22.73% 6
South East +1 17 £175 -56.25% 2
East of England -15 8 £500 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £600 - 1
Midlands - 3 £600 - 1
South West +17 2 £463 - 7
GWT
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 47 (94.00%) Java
2 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (56.00%) Hibernate
4 27 (54.00%) Web Services
4 27 (54.00%) OO
5 26 (52.00%) REST
6 24 (48.00%) TDD
6 24 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (44.00%) HTML
8 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
9 19 (38.00%) Spring
9 19 (38.00%) CSS
10 16 (32.00%) Subversion
11 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
12 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
12 14 (28.00%) SOAP
12 14 (28.00%) JBoss
12 14 (28.00%) Finance
13 13 (26.00%) JUnit
13 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
14 12 (24.00%) TeamCity
14 12 (24.00%) SQL
15 11 (22.00%) Oracle
15 11 (22.00%) JSP
15 11 (22.00%) UML
15 11 (22.00%) Google
15 11 (22.00%) Scrum
15 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
15 11 (22.00%) DevOps
16 10 (20.00%) User Experience

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 (28.00%) JBoss
2 7 (14.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (10.00%) Apache
4 3 (6.00%) nginx
4 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.00%) WildFly
5 2 (4.00%) Mule
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.00%) Confluence
6 1 (2.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) GitHub
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) MariaDB
1 10 (20.00%) MySQL
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.00%) Geospatial Data
2 9 (18.00%) GIS
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.00%) JasperReports
4 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (42.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (32.00%) Subversion
3 13 (26.00%) JUnit
4 12 (24.00%) TeamCity
5 10 (20.00%) JIRA
5 10 (20.00%) Maven
6 9 (18.00%) CruiseControl
6 9 (18.00%) FishEye
6 9 (18.00%) Hudson
7 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
7 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (10.00%) Ant
8 5 (10.00%) Bitbucket
8 5 (10.00%) ClearQuest
9 4 (8.00%) Selenium
9 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
9 4 (8.00%) Zephyr
10 2 (4.00%) Mockito
10 2 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (2.00%) Hamcrest
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Games
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 32 (64.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (26.00%) Java Software Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Graduate
4 10 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
4 10 (20.00%) Graduate Java Developer
4 10 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 10 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 10 (20.00%) MySQL Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (56.00%) Hibernate
2 27 (54.00%) Web Services
3 26 (52.00%) REST
4 22 (44.00%) HTML
5 19 (38.00%) CSS
5 19 (38.00%) Spring
6 14 (28.00%) SOAP
7 11 (22.00%) JSP
8 10 (20.00%) JMS
8 10 (20.00%) JSON
9 9 (18.00%) HTML5
10 8 (16.00%) JSF
11 6 (12.00%) Apache Flex
11 6 (12.00%) Middleware
11 6 (12.00%) Swing
12 5 (10.00%) Ajax
12 5 (10.00%) AWT
12 5 (10.00%) EJB
12 5 (10.00%) RESTful
13 4 (8.00%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) User Experience
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (58.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (54.00%) OO
3 24 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
3 24 (48.00%) TDD
4 11 (22.00%) DevOps
4 11 (22.00%) Scrum
4 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (22.00%) UML
5 9 (18.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 9 (18.00%) Issue Tracking
5 9 (18.00%) Kanban
5 9 (18.00%) OOP
5 9 (18.00%) Open Source
5 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.00%) OOD
8 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Test Management
8 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (94.00%) Java
2 13 (26.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (24.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) C
5 4 (8.00%) C#
6 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.00%) C++
7 2 (4.00%) XQuery
8 1 (2.00%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) SOQL
8 1 (2.00%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Kibana
1 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Google
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) Atlassian
3 5 (10.00%) Adobe
3 5 (10.00%) Perforce
4 3 (6.00%) Unisys
4 3 (6.00%) WSO2
5 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.00%) Informatica
6 1 (2.00%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.00%) TIBCO