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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 190 217 209
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs citing W3C 13 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £293 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £390 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £20.25
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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
2046 2661 2940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.69% 37.61% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 1965 2151
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 67
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £39.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 25 (96.15%) HTML
1 25 (96.15%) CSS
2 19 (73.08%) jQuery
3 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (46.15%) HTML5
4 12 (46.15%) CSS3
5 8 (30.77%) WAI
6 7 (26.92%) Banking
6 7 (26.92%) PHP
6 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 6 (23.08%) Apache
7 6 (23.08%) Web Development
8 5 (19.23%) CMS
9 4 (15.38%) MySQL
9 4 (15.38%) XML
9 4 (15.38%) XSLT
9 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
9 4 (15.38%) Marketing
9 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (11.54%) User Experience
10 3 (11.54%) Zend
10 3 (11.54%) Ruby
10 3 (11.54%) Ajax
10 3 (11.54%) SEO
10 3 (11.54%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 6 (23.08%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) CMS
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (11.54%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) Drupal
4 2 (7.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (3.85%) WordPress
5 1 (3.85%) nginx
5 1 (3.85%) Moodle
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.85%) TeamSite
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.69%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) Xdebug
4 1 (3.85%) Ant
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.85%) NUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.85%) StyleCop
4 1 (3.85%) MSTest
4 1 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.85%) Moq
4 1 (3.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (26.92%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) HTML Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Web Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Designer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) HTML
1 25 (96.15%) CSS
2 19 (73.08%) jQuery
3 12 (46.15%) HTML5
3 12 (46.15%) CSS3
4 7 (26.92%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) XML
5 4 (15.38%) XSLT
6 3 (11.54%) XHTML
6 3 (11.54%) .NET
6 3 (11.54%) Ajax
7 2 (7.69%) RESTful
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.69%) JSON
7 2 (7.69%) WCF
7 2 (7.69%) LESS
7 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.69%) Flash
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.85%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Online Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Animation
2 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.85%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
2 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.85%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
2 7 (26.92%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (23.08%) Web Development
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.54%) OO
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) SEO
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) Web Design
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Content Management
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
6 2 (7.69%) Straight-Through Processing
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.85%) OO PHP
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) PHP5
4 2 (7.69%) Scala
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) XQuery
5 1 (3.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) WAI
2 2 (7.69%) WCAG
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Varnish
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Zend
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Interwoven
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Business Objects
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