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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
UK
Rank 578 589 572
Rank change year-on-year +11 -17  
Contract jobs citing GWT 18 53 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.100% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.36% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 42 16
Median daily rate £600 £495 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £388 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £674 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £330
% change year-on-year -5.26% +43.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £46.50

GWT is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14206 14834 13989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.36% 27.99% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9854 10283 9074
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 227 189
Median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

GWT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing GWT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for GWT in the UK

GWT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for GWT in the UK

GWT
Top 11 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 17 £600 +21.21% 7
London +10 15 £600 +10.34% 2
City of London +4 3 £600 -1.03%
Leatherhead +19 1 £450 -5.26% 1
South East +12 1 £450 -5.26% 4
Surrey +8 1 £450 -5.26% 1
South West -4 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -

GWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 30 (85.71%) Java
2 24 (68.57%) HTML
3 21 (60.00%) CSS
4 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
5 16 (45.71%) XML
6 14 (40.00%) Spring
6 14 (40.00%) Google
7 12 (34.29%) JIRA
7 12 (34.29%) Visualforce
7 12 (34.29%) Apex Code
7 12 (34.29%) Confluence
7 12 (34.29%) XSLT
7 12 (34.29%) XML Schema
7 12 (34.29%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
7 12 (34.29%) DevOps
7 12 (34.29%) XML Parsing
8 11 (31.43%) HTML5
8 11 (31.43%) QA
9 10 (28.57%) Banking
9 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (28.57%) SQL
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle
10 9 (25.71%) UML
10 9 (25.71%) CRM
10 9 (25.71%) Middleware
11 8 (22.86%) Vaadin
12 7 (20.00%) REST
12 7 (20.00%) CSS3
12 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Software

GWT
Top Related 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 12 (34.29%) Confluence
2 5 (14.29%) Mule
3 4 (11.43%) Apache
3 4 (11.43%) JBoss
3 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (5.71%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (5.71%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Force.com
2 5 (14.29%) GitHub
3 1 (2.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Big Data
1 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
1 6 (17.14%) QlikView
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) JIRA
2 7 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) JUnit
3 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 5 (14.29%) TeamCity
5 4 (11.43%) Maven
6 2 (5.71%) Mockito
7 1 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 10 (28.57%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 19 (54.29%) Java Developer
3 11 (31.43%) Architect
3 11 (31.43%) Salesforce Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Salesforce Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (11.43%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Web Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Salesforce Solution Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Functional Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Salesforce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) HTML
2 21 (60.00%) CSS
3 16 (45.71%) XML
4 14 (40.00%) Spring
5 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
5 12 (34.29%) Visualforce
5 12 (34.29%) XML Schema
5 12 (34.29%) XSLT
6 11 (31.43%) HTML5
7 9 (25.71%) Middleware
8 8 (22.86%) Vaadin
9 7 (20.00%) CSS3
9 7 (20.00%) JSON
9 7 (20.00%) REST
9 7 (20.00%) SOAP
9 7 (20.00%) Struts
10 6 (17.14%) Apache Camel
10 6 (17.14%) J2EE
11 5 (14.29%) JSF
11 5 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.86%) Online Games
4 1 (2.86%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.86%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) DevOps
1 12 (34.29%) XML Parsing
2 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) CRM
3 9 (25.71%) UML
4 6 (17.14%) Analytics
4 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 6 (17.14%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) API Development
5 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.29%) ERD
5 5 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 5 (14.29%) SOA
5 5 (14.29%) Web Development
6 4 (11.43%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (11.43%) Open Source
7 3 (8.57%) Client Onboarding
7 3 (8.57%) KYC
7 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) Java
2 19 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) Apex Code
4 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 5 (14.29%) C++
5 5 (14.29%) SOQL
5 5 (14.29%) SOSL
6 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
1 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
1 3 (8.57%) PMP
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) MOM
2 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Google
2 12 (34.29%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle
4 6 (17.14%) Tableau
5 5 (14.29%) Informatica
5 5 (14.29%) TIBCO
6 4 (11.43%) IBM
7 3 (8.57%) Pega
7 3 (8.57%) Siebel
8 2 (5.71%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (2.86%) Luciad