The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 175 174 181
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing W3C 9 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.45% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 1.17% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 8
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.04 £10.93 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+101.73% -27.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1947 2221 2157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.91% 38.29% 37.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1507 1599 1662
Average daily rate £465 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.10% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 43 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

W3C
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing W3C across the City of London region.

W3C Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

W3C
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing W3C across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

W3C Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

W3C
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the City of London region.

W3C Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing W3C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited W3C.

1 17 (73.91%) HTML
1 17 (73.91%) CSS
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (52.17%) jQuery
4 10 (43.48%) HTML5
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) XHTML
5 9 (39.13%) OO
5 9 (39.13%) Web Services
6 7 (30.43%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) Subversion
7 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) CSS3
7 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
7 6 (26.09%) User Experience
7 6 (26.09%) Web Development
7 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 5 (21.74%) REST
8 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
8 5 (21.74%) XML
8 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
8 5 (21.74%) Photoshop
8 5 (21.74%) Content Management
8 5 (21.74%) Spring
8 5 (21.74%) JSON
8 5 (21.74%) MVC
9 4 (17.39%) CMS
9 4 (17.39%) Ajax
9 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing W3C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited W3C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) IIS
1 4 (17.39%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) TeamSite
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.35%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Photoshop
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) Acrobat
3 2 (8.70%) MS Project
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (8.70%) InDesign
3 2 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Intranet
2 2 (8.70%) DVB
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Grunt
3 4 (17.39%) Maven
4 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (8.70%) RequisitePro
5 2 (8.70%) Rational Robot
5 2 (8.70%) JUnit
5 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.70%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Ant
6 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
6 1 (4.35%) Gradle
6 1 (4.35%) Bower
6 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) UI Designer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) CMS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) CSS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Testing Manager
5 1 (4.35%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) HTML
1 17 (73.91%) CSS
2 12 (52.17%) jQuery
3 10 (43.48%) HTML5
3 10 (43.48%) XHTML
4 9 (39.13%) Web Services
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
5 6 (26.09%) CSS3
5 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
6 5 (21.74%) Backbone.js
6 5 (21.74%) REST
6 5 (21.74%) Spring
6 5 (21.74%) JSON
6 5 (21.74%) XML
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
7 4 (17.39%) Ajax
7 4 (17.39%) Sass
8 3 (13.04%) LESS
8 3 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (13.04%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
2 3 (13.04%) Digital Media
3 2 (8.70%) Interactive TV
3 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
4 1 (4.35%) Animation
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Social Media
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) DTV
4 1 (4.35%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Ubuntu
1 4 (17.39%) CentOS
2 3 (13.04%) VMS
3 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) OO
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 5 (21.74%) Content Management
5 3 (13.04%) SEO
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) System Testing
6 2 (8.70%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) OOP
6 2 (8.70%) RUP
6 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 4 (17.39%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) VBScript
6 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) PHP5
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) WCAG
1 3 (13.04%) WAI
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Adobe
1 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
1 3 (13.04%) RedDot
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Open Text
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Interwoven
3 1 (4.35%) Perforce
3 1 (4.35%) FatWire
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Zend
3 1 (4.35%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) Facebook
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
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Oliver Bernard
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Posted: 3 days ago