Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for AWT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AWT over the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Abstract Window Toolkit (AWT)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 881 854 917
Rank change year-on-year -27 +63 -20
Contract jobs citing AWT 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.017% 0.019% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
UK median daily rate £525 £538 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.33% +26.47% -
10th Percentile £488 £519 £413
90th Percentile £563 £633 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

AWT 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,330 31,065 31,644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.56% 32.47% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,936 21,418 22,125
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 340 382 379
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +9.59% -1.40%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +1.25% +11.11% -2.70%

AWT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AWT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AWT in the UK

AWT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AWT in the UK

AWT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AWT in the UK

AWT
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AWT within the UK over the 6 months to 20 August 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
England -12 4 £525 -2.33% 1
UK excluding London - 4 £525 - 1
South West - 2 £525 -
London -26 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AWT 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 with a requirement for AWT.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Swing
2 5 (83.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (66.67%) Middleware
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) JUnit
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
4 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) FishEye
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) JasperReports
4 3 (50.00%) Ajax
4 3 (50.00%) Google
4 3 (50.00%) JSON
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) Apache Flex
4 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (50.00%) GWT
4 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 3 (50.00%) Open Source

AWT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
1 3 (50.00%) JasperReports
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 3 (50.00%) Ant
2 3 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 3 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 3 (50.00%) FishEye
2 3 (50.00%) Hudson
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (33.33%) Gradle
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Swing
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (66.67%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 3 (50.00%) Apache Flex
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) GWT
3 3 (50.00%) JMS
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) JavaFX
4 2 (33.33%) OSGi
4 2 (33.33%) SWT
5 1 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (16.67%) jBPM
5 1 (16.67%) JPA
5 1 (16.67%) JSF
5 1 (16.67%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (50.00%) Kanban
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Decision-Making
4 1 (16.67%) Information Exploitation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Adobe
1 3 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (50.00%) Google