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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 181 187 178
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing W3C 8 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.76% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £13.71 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -8.58%
W3C
London

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
1901 2381 2216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.03% 39.25% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1746 1676
Average daily rate £450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 46 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 March 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 March 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 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
3 10 (50.00%) jQuery
4 9 (45.00%) HTML5
4 9 (45.00%) XHTML
4 9 (45.00%) Web Services
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) OO
6 7 (35.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) Subversion
7 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (30.00%) User Experience
8 5 (25.00%) CSS3
8 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
8 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (25.00%) Content Management
8 5 (25.00%) Spring
8 5 (25.00%) Web Development
8 5 (25.00%) .NET
8 5 (25.00%) XML
9 4 (20.00%) Windows
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
9 4 (20.00%) MS Office
9 4 (20.00%) PHP
9 4 (20.00%) C#
9 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (20.00%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (20.00%) CMS
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.00%) TeamSite
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
2 2 (10.00%) Acrobat
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (10.00%) InDesign
2 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) DVB
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) Maven
3 4 (20.00%) Grunt
4 3 (15.00%) SonarQube
4 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (10.00%) JUnit
5 2 (10.00%) RequisitePro
5 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (10.00%) Rational Robot
5 2 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.00%) Bower
6 1 (5.00%) Gradle
6 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
6 1 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (5.00%) Ant
6 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Publishing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) UI Designer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Designer
3 2 (10.00%) CMS Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Testing Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (5.00%) CSS Developer
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) HTML
1 14 (70.00%) CSS
2 10 (50.00%) jQuery
3 9 (45.00%) HTML5
3 9 (45.00%) XHTML
3 9 (45.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (25.00%) CSS3
5 5 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 5 (25.00%) Spring
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (20.00%) JSON
6 4 (20.00%) REST
6 4 (20.00%) Sass
7 3 (15.00%) LESS
7 3 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (15.00%) JPA
7 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (10.00%) Interactive TV
3 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.00%) Social Media
4 1 (5.00%) Streaming Video
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (5.00%) DTV
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
1 4 (20.00%) CentOS
2 3 (15.00%) VMS
3 2 (10.00%) Android
3 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) Content Management
3 5 (25.00%) Web Development
4 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (15.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) RUP
6 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) SEO
6 2 (10.00%) Web Design
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Unified Process
6 2 (10.00%) System Testing
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (35.00%) Java
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) PHP
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.00%) PHP5
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (5.00%) ActionScript
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) WCAG
1 2 (10.00%) WAI
2 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) RedDot
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe
1 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) OpenText
3 1 (5.00%) Facebook
3 1 (5.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce
3 1 (5.00%) FatWire
3 1 (5.00%) Zend
3 1 (5.00%) Interwoven
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
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