Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 770 788
Rank change year-on-year -48 +18 +31
Contract jobs citing GWT 42 68 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.045% 0.075% 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 82
England median daily rate £400 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -1.64% +4.57%
10th Percentile £332 £359 £296
90th Percentile £575 £650 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £450 £458
% change year-on-year -11.11% -1.64% +4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
England median hourly rate £59.38 £35.00 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.64% +18.54% -37.18%
10th Percentile £57.81 £35.00 £26.24
90th Percentile £60.94 £35.00 £35.39
UK median hourly rate £59.38 £35.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year +69.64% +18.54% -37.18%

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 33,355 29,384 29,849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 35.49% 32.54% 30.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,758 20,578 21,007
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
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% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 367 357
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +9.59% -1.35%
10th Percentile £15.24 £17.90 £13.80
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.75 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +9.59% -1.46%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
South East -27 14 £390 -13.33% 2
London -29 14 £463 -2.63% 12
East of England -1 7 £475 - 3
South West -22 4 £400 -27.27% 3
East Midlands - 3 £350 -
Midlands - 3 £350 - 1
North West -21 2 £400 -5.88%
North of England -22 2 £400 +1.59% 1
GWT
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 42 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (88.10%) Spring
3 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (76.19%) Hibernate
5 27 (64.29%) Web Services
6 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
6 26 (61.90%) HTML
7 25 (59.52%) Google
7 25 (59.52%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (54.76%) SQL
9 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
9 22 (52.38%) CSS
10 20 (47.62%) Eclipse
11 18 (42.86%) Maven
12 17 (40.48%) JBoss
13 16 (38.10%) TDD
13 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
13 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
14 15 (35.71%) RESTful
14 15 (35.71%) JMS
14 15 (35.71%) UML
14 15 (35.71%) JUnit
14 15 (35.71%) Relational Database
15 14 (33.33%) Oracle
15 14 (33.33%) OO
15 14 (33.33%) XML
15 14 (33.33%) JSON
16 13 (30.95%) JPA
16 13 (30.95%) PL/SQL
17 12 (28.57%) REST

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 17 (40.48%) JBoss
2 10 (23.81%) Apache
3 9 (21.43%) Apache Solr
3 9 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 7 (16.67%) Mule
5 5 (11.90%) Jetty
6 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
7 3 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (4.76%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Network Security
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 11 (26.19%) RDBMS
4 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
4 9 (21.43%) MySQL
4 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (11.90%) Geospatial Data
5 5 (11.90%) GIS
5 5 (11.90%) SQLite
6 4 (9.52%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (9.52%) Redis
7 2 (4.76%) JasperReports
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (47.62%) Eclipse
2 18 (42.86%) Maven
3 16 (38.10%) Git (software)
4 15 (35.71%) JUnit
5 11 (26.19%) Jenkins
5 11 (26.19%) Selenium
6 10 (23.81%) SoapUI
7 9 (21.43%) JMeter
7 9 (21.43%) Mercurial
7 9 (21.43%) NeoLoad
8 8 (19.05%) Subversion
8 8 (19.05%) TeamCity
9 7 (16.67%) Ant
10 3 (7.14%) CruiseControl
10 3 (7.14%) FishEye
10 3 (7.14%) Hudson
10 3 (7.14%) JIRA
11 2 (4.76%) ClearQuest
11 2 (4.76%) Mockito
12 1 (2.38%) Hamcrest
General
1 11 (26.19%) Banking
2 9 (21.43%) Finance
3 5 (11.90%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Developer
2 35 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Angular Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (88.10%) Spring
2 32 (76.19%) Hibernate
3 27 (64.29%) Web Services
4 26 (61.90%) HTML
5 22 (52.38%) CSS
6 15 (35.71%) JMS
6 15 (35.71%) RESTful
7 14 (33.33%) JSON
7 14 (33.33%) XML
8 13 (30.95%) JPA
9 12 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 12 (28.57%) REST
10 10 (23.81%) JSF
10 10 (23.81%) JSP
11 9 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
11 9 (21.43%) Elastic Stack
11 9 (21.43%) Sass
11 9 (21.43%) Spring Batch
11 9 (21.43%) Vaadin
12 6 (14.29%) Apache Commons
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (14.29%) User Experience
2 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
3 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (59.52%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (38.10%) TDD
3 16 (38.10%) Test Automation
4 15 (35.71%) UML
5 14 (33.33%) OO
6 12 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (21.43%) BDD
7 9 (21.43%) Microservices
7 9 (21.43%) Scrum
8 8 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (14.29%) DevOps
9 6 (14.29%) OOD
10 5 (11.90%) Kanban
10 5 (11.90%) Migration
10 5 (11.90%) Web Application Development
11 4 (9.52%) Functional Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Open Source
11 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 23 (54.76%) SQL
4 13 (30.95%) PL/SQL
5 6 (14.29%) Java 8
6 5 (11.90%) Python
6 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (9.52%) XQuery
8 2 (4.76%) C
9 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Kibana
1 9 (21.43%) logstash
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Google
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (16.67%) Apigee
4 6 (14.29%) Perforce
5 4 (9.52%) Adobe
6 3 (7.14%) Atlassian