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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 198 189 210
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Contract jobs citing W3C 5 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.092% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.52% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 7
Average daily rate
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£394 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £330 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £457 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
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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
2065 2100 2804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.11% 36.10% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1632 1477 2067
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 64
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 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 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) User Experience
3 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 2 (18.18%) Acrobat
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) BT
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (36.36%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Acrobat
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) OLTP
1 1 (9.09%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Mercurial
3 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior Designer
3 2 (18.18%) UI/UX Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) Sass
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) CGI
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) XSD
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) XHTML
4 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) LESS
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5 Boilerplate
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) BBC
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Information Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) UX Design
3 2 (18.18%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) SEO
4 1 (9.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
3 2 (18.18%) Scala
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) XPath
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) BT
2 1 (9.09%) EPiServer
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle