The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 423 406 379
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -27
Contract jobs citing W3C 135 133 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.96% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 74 85
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £260 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £281 £290
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £21.58 £10.93 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.52% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £10.93 -
% change year-on-year
+97.52% -
W3C
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in England

W3C
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing W3C across the England region.

W3C Daily Rate Trend in England

W3C
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing W3C across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

W3C Daily Rate Histogram in England

W3C
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the England region.

W3C Hourly Rate Trend in England

W3C
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing W3C across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

W3C Hourly Rate Histogram in England

W3C
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +50 62 £325 +26.82% 5
London -39 46 £360 -8.86% 9
South West -9 12 £375 +53.06%
North West -9 6 £313 +13.63% 6
East of England -20 4 - - 1
Yorkshire -10 2 £320 -1.53% 7
North East -12 2 £250 -9.09% 2
West Midlands -5 1 £300 +4.34%
East Midlands - - - -
W3C
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W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 241 (91.98%) HTML
2 235 (89.69%) CSS
3 185 (70.61%) JavaScript
4 137 (52.29%) HTML5
5 130 (49.62%) CSS3
6 122 (46.56%) jQuery
7 118 (45.04%) User Experience
8 91 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (32.82%) XHTML
10 81 (30.92%) XML
11 69 (26.34%) CMS
12 66 (25.19%) Content Management
13 58 (22.14%) Adobe
14 56 (21.37%) Photoshop
15 54 (20.61%) MVC
16 53 (20.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 52 (19.85%) Web Development
18 51 (19.47%) OO
19 50 (19.08%) Java
19 50 (19.08%) Ajax
20 49 (18.70%) .NET
21 47 (17.94%) OOP
21 47 (17.94%) Web Services
22 45 (17.18%) SQL
23 44 (16.79%) AngularJS
24 39 (14.89%) Axure RP
25 38 (14.50%) TDD
26 37 (14.12%) PHP
26 37 (14.12%) XSLT
27 35 (13.36%) ASP.NET

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 69 (26.34%) CMS
2 23 (8.78%) IIS
3 21 (8.02%) Node.js
4 13 (4.96%) SharePoint
5 12 (4.58%) Adobe CQ
6 9 (3.44%) Apache
6 9 (3.44%) TeamSite
7 7 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (2.67%) Drupal
8 5 (1.91%) nginx
8 5 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.91%) WordPress
9 3 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (1.15%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.76%) Moodle
11 1 (0.38%) Jadu
11 1 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.38%) TYPO3
11 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 56 (21.37%) Photoshop
2 29 (11.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 27 (10.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (4.20%) Fireworks
5 8 (3.05%) MS Office
6 4 (1.53%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.53%) MS Project
7 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
7 2 (0.76%) InDesign
8 1 (0.38%) GIMP
8 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.29%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.53%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.38%) Magento
4 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.67%) GitHub
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.69%) Intranet
2 6 (2.29%) Internet
3 5 (1.91%) HTTP
4 3 (1.15%) LDAP
4 3 (1.15%) DVB
4 3 (1.15%) DNS
4 3 (1.15%) FTP
4 3 (1.15%) DAB
5 1 (0.38%) Extranet
5 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.78%) MySQL
2 17 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.15%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.15%) TKPROF
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.15%) OLTP
4 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (14.89%) Axure RP
2 33 (12.60%) Visual Studio
3 31 (11.83%) Git (software)
4 28 (10.69%) Subversion
5 18 (6.87%) Dreamweaver
6 15 (5.73%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.20%) Maven
8 10 (3.82%) JUnit
8 10 (3.82%) Selenium
8 10 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (3.82%) Grunt
9 9 (3.44%) Jasmine
10 8 (3.05%) QUnit
11 7 (2.67%) Sinon.JS
11 7 (2.67%) Hudson
11 7 (2.67%) Ant
12 6 (2.29%) Bower
12 6 (2.29%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.91%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.91%) JIRA
General
1 28 (10.69%) Finance
2 21 (8.02%) Banking
3 19 (7.25%) Publishing
4 12 (4.58%) Marketing
5 11 (4.20%) Retail
6 8 (3.05%) Games
7 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.15%) Legal
8 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 186 (70.99%) Developer
2 87 (33.21%) Front-End Developer
3 51 (19.47%) Designer
4 37 (14.12%) Web Developer
5 23 (8.78%) UX Designer
6 22 (8.40%) CMS Developer
7 19 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (5.73%) Senior Developer
9 14 (5.34%) UI Programmer
9 14 (5.34%) UI Developer
10 12 (4.58%) .NET Developer
11 11 (4.20%) Front-End Web Developer
11 11 (4.20%) PHP Developer
11 11 (4.20%) Consultant
12 8 (3.05%) Graphic Designer
12 8 (3.05%) PHP LAMP Developer
12 8 (3.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 8 (3.05%) LAMP Developer
13 7 (2.67%) Development Consultant
13 7 (2.67%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (91.98%) HTML
2 235 (89.69%) CSS
3 137 (52.29%) HTML5
4 130 (49.62%) CSS3
5 122 (46.56%) jQuery
6 86 (32.82%) XHTML
7 81 (30.92%) XML
8 53 (20.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 50 (19.08%) Ajax
10 49 (18.70%) .NET
11 47 (17.94%) Web Services
12 44 (16.79%) AngularJS
13 37 (14.12%) XSLT
14 35 (13.36%) ASP.NET
14 35 (13.36%) Sass
15 27 (10.31%) Backbone.js
16 24 (9.16%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (8.78%) XSD
17 23 (8.78%) Semantic HTML
18 20 (7.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 118 (45.04%) User Experience
2 21 (8.02%) Web 2.0
3 15 (5.73%) Digital Media
4 10 (3.82%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.29%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.91%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.53%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.15%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.15%) Linked Data
9 3 (1.15%) Ontologies
9 3 (1.15%) Life Science
9 3 (1.15%) Online Games
9 3 (1.15%) Interactive TV
9 3 (1.15%) Replication
10 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.76%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.76%) Tandem
10 2 (0.76%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.40%) Linux
2 12 (4.58%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.05%) Windows
3 8 (3.05%) Android
4 4 (1.53%) VMS
4 4 (1.53%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.53%) CentOS
5 2 (0.76%) UNIX
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (34.73%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (25.19%) Content Management
3 54 (20.61%) MVC
4 52 (19.85%) Web Development
5 51 (19.47%) OO
6 47 (17.94%) OOP
7 38 (14.50%) TDD
8 33 (12.60%) Responsive Web Design
9 32 (12.21%) Web Accessibility
10 29 (11.07%) E-Commerce
11 24 (9.16%) Scrum
12 22 (8.40%) Rapid Prototyping
13 21 (8.02%) BDD
14 19 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (7.25%) SEO
15 18 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (4.20%) Analytics
16 11 (4.20%) Web Design
17 10 (3.82%) Customer Engagement
18 8 (3.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 185 (70.61%) JavaScript
2 50 (19.08%) Java
3 45 (17.18%) SQL
4 37 (14.12%) PHP
5 24 (9.16%) C#
6 12 (4.58%) Ruby
7 9 (3.44%) Python
8 7 (2.67%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.91%) Scala
10 4 (1.53%) Clojure
10 4 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.15%) SPARQL
11 3 (1.15%) XPath
11 3 (1.15%) PHP5
12 2 (0.76%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.76%) VBScript
12 2 (0.76%) Perl
12 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (8.40%) Degree
2 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.15%) HND
2 3 (1.15%) ISEB
3 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.49%) WCAG
2 11 (4.20%) WAI
3 7 (2.67%) QA
4 3 (1.15%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.76%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.91%) Varnish
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) Data Guard
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 58 (22.14%) Adobe
2 24 (9.16%) Open Text
2 24 (9.16%) Google
3 22 (8.40%) RedDot
4 16 (6.11%) Microsoft
5 10 (3.82%) HP
6 8 (3.05%) Capita
6 8 (3.05%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.53%) IBM
7 4 (1.53%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.53%) Oracle
8 2 (0.76%) SAP
8 2 (0.76%) Sencha
9 1 (0.38%) Venda
9 1 (0.38%) Facebook
9 1 (0.38%) Twitter
9 1 (0.38%) Zend
9 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.38%) Perforce
9 1 (0.38%) FatWire
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