Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 November 2017 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 831 831
Rank change year-on-year +8 0 -89
Contract jobs citing GWT 73 55 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.052% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 36
UK median daily rate £433 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.33% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £363 £259 £317
90th Percentile £650 £430 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £373
% change year-on-year +20.00% +0.67% -14.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 -
% change year-on-year +3.70% - -

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 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 32931 31938 32467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.95% 30.42% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23241 22116 22267
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 372 557
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.60 £14.44 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

GWT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for GWT in the UK

GWT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for GWT in the UK

GWT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing GWT over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GWT in the UK

GWT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GWT in the UK

GWT
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing GWT within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +10 72 £433 +15.33% 6
London +11 42 £433 +8.13% 3
UK excluding London +31 30 £450 +20.00% 3
South East +12 12 £475 +28.38% 1
North of England +56 10 £388 -7.74% 2
North East - 9 £388 -
South West -5 7 £550 +46.67%
North West +19 1 - - 2
East of England -7 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing GWT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for GWT.

1 65 (89.04%) Java
2 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (50.68%) OO
4 36 (49.32%) Spring
5 32 (43.84%) HTML
6 30 (41.10%) Google
7 29 (39.73%) Finance
8 27 (36.99%) CSS
8 27 (36.99%) SOAP
8 27 (36.99%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (34.25%) Web Services
9 25 (34.25%) JavaScript
10 23 (31.51%) SQL
11 22 (30.14%) Subversion
12 21 (28.77%) Oracle
12 21 (28.77%) AngularJS
13 20 (27.40%) Maven
13 20 (27.40%) TDD
14 18 (24.66%) REST
15 16 (21.92%) JSON
15 16 (21.92%) JSP
15 16 (21.92%) OOP
16 15 (20.55%) Tomcat
16 15 (20.55%) Oracle Database
17 14 (19.18%) Apache Camel
17 14 (19.18%) Open Source
17 14 (19.18%) XML
18 13 (17.81%) C#
18 13 (17.81%) Jenkins
19 12 (16.44%) Spring Boot

GWT
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 15 (20.55%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.70%) Apache ServiceMix
2 10 (13.70%) IIS
3 6 (8.22%) JBoss
4 5 (6.85%) Mule
4 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.48%) Apache
6 2 (2.74%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) OpenShift
2 5 (6.85%) Force.com
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.74%) GitHub
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) Oracle Database
2 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
3 10 (13.70%) InterSystems Cache
4 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) Subversion
2 20 (27.40%) Maven
3 13 (17.81%) Jenkins
4 12 (16.44%) JUnit
5 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
6 9 (12.33%) Eclipse
7 6 (8.22%) JIRA
8 5 (6.85%) TeamCity
9 3 (4.11%) Grunt
9 3 (4.11%) gulp
9 3 (4.11%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (4.11%) PhantomJS
10 2 (2.74%) Hudson
10 2 (2.74%) Mockito
10 2 (2.74%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (1.37%) Arquillian
11 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.37%) NuGet
11 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 12 (16.44%) Banking
3 5 (6.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 58 (79.45%) Developer
2 42 (57.53%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Senior Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Agile Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (6.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Angular Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Principal Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Principal Java Developer
6 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Delivery Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Senior Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (49.32%) Spring
2 32 (43.84%) HTML
3 27 (36.99%) CSS
3 27 (36.99%) SOAP
4 25 (34.25%) Web Services
5 21 (28.77%) AngularJS
6 18 (24.66%) REST
7 16 (21.92%) JSON
7 16 (21.92%) JSP
8 14 (19.18%) Apache Camel
8 14 (19.18%) XML
9 12 (16.44%) Spring Boot
10 11 (15.07%) HTML5
11 10 (13.70%) Hibernate
11 10 (13.70%) JSF
12 9 (12.33%) Spring Security
12 9 (12.33%) Struts
13 8 (10.96%) Ajax
14 7 (9.59%) Middleware
14 7 (9.59%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (12.33%) User Experience
3 7 (9.59%) Cloud Native
4 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.11%) Clustering
5 3 (4.11%) Fintech
5 3 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.37%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.68%) OO
3 27 (36.99%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (27.40%) TDD
5 16 (21.92%) OOP
6 14 (19.18%) Open Source
7 10 (13.70%) Scrum
7 10 (13.70%) Test Automation
7 10 (13.70%) UML
8 9 (12.33%) MVC
9 7 (9.59%) BDD
9 7 (9.59%) Microservices
9 7 (9.59%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (9.59%) SOA
10 6 (8.22%) OOD
11 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
12 4 (5.48%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.48%) CRM
12 4 (5.48%) EAI
12 4 (5.48%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 65 (89.04%) Java
2 25 (34.25%) JavaScript
3 23 (31.51%) SQL
4 13 (17.81%) C#
5 5 (6.85%) Apex Code
6 2 (2.74%) C++
6 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) Clojure
7 1 (1.37%) Groovy
7 1 (1.37%) Scala
7 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) HL7
2 1 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.48%) MOM
3 1 (1.37%) Kibana
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Google
2 21 (28.77%) Oracle
3 10 (13.70%) InterSystems
4 7 (9.59%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (6.85%) F5
5 5 (6.85%) Informatica
5 5 (6.85%) Perforce
5 5 (6.85%) TIBCO
6 3 (4.11%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.37%) Microsoft