The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 186 216 210
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Contract jobs citing W3C 10 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.38% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 12
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £426 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £294 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £28.75
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1787 2343 2515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.85% 32.96% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1293 1707 1933
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 61 50
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.25 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
W3C
London

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) CSS
2 23 (95.83%) HTML
3 21 (87.50%) jQuery
4 13 (54.17%) HTML5
4 13 (54.17%) CSS3
4 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
5 11 (45.83%) WAI
6 10 (41.67%) Banking
6 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
7 7 (29.17%) PHP
8 6 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) Investment Banking
9 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 4 (16.67%) Ajax
10 4 (16.67%) Marketing
10 4 (16.67%) OO
10 4 (16.67%) Apache
10 4 (16.67%) CMS
11 3 (12.50%) SEO
11 3 (12.50%) Finance
11 3 (12.50%) XHTML
11 3 (12.50%) Internet
11 3 (12.50%) SOA
11 3 (12.50%) XSLT
11 3 (12.50%) Linux
11 3 (12.50%) XML
11 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 3 (12.50%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (16.67%) CMS
1 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Drupal
3 1 (4.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) TeamSite
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
3 1 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.17%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Xdebug
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 10 (41.67%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (8.33%) Retail
6 1 (4.17%) Advertising
6 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) HTML Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Designer
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) CSS
2 23 (95.83%) HTML
3 21 (87.50%) jQuery
4 13 (54.17%) CSS3
4 13 (54.17%) HTML5
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
6 4 (16.67%) Ajax
7 3 (12.50%) XML
7 3 (12.50%) XSLT
7 3 (12.50%) XHTML
8 2 (8.33%) Flash
8 2 (8.33%) RESTful
8 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.33%) DOM
8 2 (8.33%) .NET
9 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
9 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
9 1 (4.17%) COM+
9 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Online Banking
1 3 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) SEO
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) Content Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Web Design
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (8.33%) Straight-Through Processing
6 1 (4.17%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.17%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) TDD
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) PHP
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) PHP5
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Scala
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) VB6
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (45.83%) WAI
2 1 (4.17%) Section 508
2 1 (4.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Varnish
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Zend
2 1 (4.17%) Facebook
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Interwoven
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) Yahoo!
2 1 (4.17%) Google
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago