The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Web 2.0 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 Web 2.0 over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web 2.0
Rank 194 219 227
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Contract jobs citing Web 2.0 4 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.15% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.46% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.69 -
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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
1723 2400 2540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.79% 32.58% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1746 1929
Average daily rate £475 £500 £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 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 60 55
Average hourly rate £17.68 £19.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.46% +1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £46.00 £32.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Web 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web 2.0 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Web 2.0 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Web 2.0
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 Web 2.0 across the City of London region.

Web 2.0 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Web 2.0
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web 2.0 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Web 2.0 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Web 2.0
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 Web 2.0 across the City of London region.

Web 2.0 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Web 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Web 2.0 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 Web 2.0.

1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Symfony
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Connections
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) PHP5

Web 2.0
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Web 2.0 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 Web 2.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Connections
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Symfony Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) Symfony
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
4 1 (16.67%) LAMP
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PHP5
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM