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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 191 199 195
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing W3C 5 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.091% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.59% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 10
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +35.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £338 £305
% change year-on-year
-14.81% +10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.81% -1.66%
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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
1969 2381 2369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.94% 37.95% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1511 1800 1769
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 52
Average hourly rate £19.35 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.04% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £11.80 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.25 £45.98 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%

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
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 4 May 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 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 13 (72.22%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) CSS
3 10 (55.56%) jQuery
4 9 (50.00%) HTML5
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) XHTML
5 8 (44.44%) Web Services
6 7 (38.89%) OO
7 6 (33.33%) Java
7 6 (33.33%) Subversion
7 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 6 (33.33%) User Experience
8 5 (27.78%) CSS3
8 5 (27.78%) Backbone.js
8 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
8 5 (27.78%) Web Development
8 5 (27.78%) Spring
9 4 (22.22%) Maven
9 4 (22.22%) CentOS
9 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
9 4 (22.22%) JSON
9 4 (22.22%) PHP
9 4 (22.22%) SQL
9 4 (22.22%) .NET
9 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
9 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) Linux
9 4 (22.22%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (16.67%) CMS
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 3 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (11.11%) InDesign
3 2 (11.11%) Acrobat
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) DVB
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Subversion
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) Maven
3 4 (22.22%) Grunt
4 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (16.67%) SonarQube
4 3 (16.67%) webpack
5 1 (5.56%) Gradle
5 1 (5.56%) Bower
5 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
5 1 (5.56%) Rational Robot
5 1 (5.56%) RequisitePro
5 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (5.56%) Ant
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) UI Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.56%) CSS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) CMS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) HTML
1 13 (72.22%) CSS
2 10 (55.56%) jQuery
3 9 (50.00%) HTML5
4 8 (44.44%) XHTML
4 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 5 (27.78%) CSS3
6 5 (27.78%) Backbone.js
6 5 (27.78%) Spring
7 4 (22.22%) JSON
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) REST
7 4 (22.22%) Sass
8 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (16.67%) LESS
8 3 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 3 (16.67%) Ajax
8 3 (16.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 2 (11.11%) Interactive TV
3 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) DTV
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) Web 2.0
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) CentOS
1 4 (22.22%) Ubuntu
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) VMS
3 2 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) Web Development
4 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (16.67%) Content Management
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Web Design
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) SEO
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Graceful Degradation
7 1 (5.56%) UX Design
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) PHP
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) ActionScript
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) PHP5
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe
1 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Facebook
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter
3 1 (5.56%) BT
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Interwoven
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Zend
3 1 (5.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Perforce
3 1 (5.56%) FatWire
3 1 (5.56%) OpenText
3 1 (5.56%) RedDot
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