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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 461 440 382
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -58
Contract jobs citing W3C 118 113 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.75% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 75 84
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £301
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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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
15252 15041 13642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.00% 31.35% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9527 8362
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 598 561
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -17 66 £350 -6.66% 8
South East -7 21 £335 +27.61% 10
East of England +4 11 £356 -5.00% 5
Yorkshire -6 9 £285 +26.66% 6
West Midlands - 6 £330 - 2
South West +7 2 £425 +93.18% 3
North West -22 1 £300 -6.25% 4
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UK

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 208 (91.23%) HTML
2 201 (88.16%) CSS
3 172 (75.44%) JavaScript
4 109 (47.81%) User Experience
5 108 (47.37%) jQuery
6 104 (45.61%) CSS3
7 102 (44.74%) HTML5
8 87 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (32.89%) XHTML
10 69 (30.26%) CMS
11 63 (27.63%) XML
11 63 (27.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 62 (27.19%) Java
13 61 (26.75%) Content Management
14 50 (21.93%) Ajax
14 50 (21.93%) .NET
14 50 (21.93%) Adobe
15 49 (21.49%) Sass
16 46 (20.18%) Web Services
17 45 (19.74%) SQL
17 45 (19.74%) AngularJS
18 43 (18.86%) ASP.NET
18 43 (18.86%) E-Commerce
19 39 (17.11%) Axure RP
20 38 (16.67%) OO
20 38 (16.67%) Photoshop
21 37 (16.23%) XSLT
22 36 (15.79%) Web Development
22 36 (15.79%) Semantic HTML
23 35 (15.35%) MVC

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (30.26%) CMS
2 23 (10.09%) IIS
3 20 (8.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 14 (6.14%) Apache
5 13 (5.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (5.70%) Node.js
6 9 (3.95%) WebLogic
7 8 (3.51%) nginx
8 7 (3.07%) GlassFish
9 6 (2.63%) Confluence
10 5 (2.19%) WordPress
10 5 (2.19%) Tomcat
10 5 (2.19%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.19%) WebSphere
10 5 (2.19%) Drupal
10 5 (2.19%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (1.75%) iPlanet
11 4 (1.75%) JBoss
11 4 (1.75%) Apache Qpid
11 4 (1.75%) Alfresco
Applications
1 38 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 26 (11.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 18 (7.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (3.51%) MS Office
5 6 (2.63%) Acrobat
6 5 (2.19%) MS Excel
7 2 (0.88%) InDesign
7 2 (0.88%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.44%) GIMP
8 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.95%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.07%) GitHub
2 5 (2.19%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.75%) SaaS
3 4 (1.75%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.53%) Intranet
2 14 (6.14%) HTTP
3 10 (4.39%) Internet
4 5 (2.19%) LDAP
5 4 (1.75%) DAB
5 4 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (1.32%) Extranet
7 2 (0.88%) SSL
7 2 (0.88%) FTP
8 1 (0.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.21%) MySQL
2 19 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.19%) TKPROF
3 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.19%) OLTP
3 5 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.75%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (1.75%) Redis
4 4 (1.75%) Riak
4 4 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.75%) Infinispan
5 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.32%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 39 (17.11%) Axure RP
2 34 (14.91%) Visual Studio
3 30 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 29 (12.72%) Subversion
5 17 (7.46%) Grunt
6 14 (6.14%) Selenium
6 14 (6.14%) Bower
7 13 (5.70%) JUnit
7 13 (5.70%) Maven
8 11 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (3.51%) JIRA
9 8 (3.51%) Ant
9 8 (3.51%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.63%) Bitbucket
11 5 (2.19%) Jasmine
11 5 (2.19%) Gradle
11 5 (2.19%) SonarQube
11 5 (2.19%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (2.19%) Dreamweaver
General
1 23 (10.09%) Finance
2 17 (7.46%) Publishing
3 11 (4.82%) Marketing
4 6 (2.63%) Advertising
4 6 (2.63%) Games
5 5 (2.19%) Banking
5 5 (2.19%) Retail
6 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.44%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.44%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 169 (74.12%) Developer
2 80 (35.09%) Front-End Developer
3 42 (18.42%) Web Developer
4 33 (14.47%) Designer
5 22 (9.65%) UX Designer
6 20 (8.77%) CMS Developer
7 17 (7.46%) JavaScript Developer
8 16 (7.02%) Front-End Web Developer
9 7 (3.07%) UI Developer
9 7 (3.07%) UI Programmer
9 7 (3.07%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.63%) Architect
10 6 (2.63%) UX Developer
11 5 (2.19%) Senior Developer
11 5 (2.19%) Analyst
11 5 (2.19%) Java Developer
11 5 (2.19%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (2.19%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (1.75%) PHP Developer
12 4 (1.75%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (91.23%) HTML
2 201 (88.16%) CSS
3 108 (47.37%) jQuery
4 104 (45.61%) CSS3
5 102 (44.74%) HTML5
6 75 (32.89%) XHTML
7 63 (27.63%) XML
7 63 (27.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 50 (21.93%) Ajax
8 50 (21.93%) .NET
9 49 (21.49%) Sass
10 46 (20.18%) Web Services
11 45 (19.74%) AngularJS
12 43 (18.86%) ASP.NET
13 37 (16.23%) XSLT
14 36 (15.79%) Semantic HTML
15 31 (13.60%) KnockoutJS
16 29 (12.72%) Backbone.js
17 25 (10.96%) XSD
18 24 (10.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 109 (47.81%) User Experience
2 19 (8.33%) Web 2.0
3 10 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.07%) Open Source
5 6 (2.63%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.19%) Replication
7 3 (1.32%) Online Games
8 2 (0.88%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.88%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.88%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.88%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.88%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.44%) Linked Data
9 1 (0.44%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.44%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.09%) Linux
2 12 (5.26%) Windows
3 7 (3.07%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 6 (2.63%) CentOS
5 5 (2.19%) Android
6 2 (0.88%) UNIX
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) VMS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (26.75%) Content Management
3 43 (18.86%) E-Commerce
4 38 (16.67%) OO
5 36 (15.79%) Web Development
6 35 (15.35%) MVC
7 32 (14.04%) Responsive Web Design
7 32 (14.04%) Scrum
8 31 (13.60%) OOP
9 27 (11.84%) TDD
10 23 (10.09%) Rapid Prototyping
11 22 (9.65%) Web Accessibility
12 21 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (8.77%) SEO
14 15 (6.58%) Analytics
15 14 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (5.26%) BDD
17 10 (4.39%) Customer Engagement
18 9 (3.95%) UX Design
18 9 (3.95%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 172 (75.44%) JavaScript
2 62 (27.19%) Java
3 45 (19.74%) SQL
4 27 (11.84%) PHP
4 27 (11.84%) C#
5 8 (3.51%) Ruby
6 6 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.63%) Clojure
7 5 (2.19%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.19%) XPath
8 4 (1.75%) PHP5
8 4 (1.75%) ActionScript
8 4 (1.75%) C
9 3 (1.32%) Python
10 2 (0.88%) C++
10 2 (0.88%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.88%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.44%) Groovy
11 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (9.65%) Degree
2 9 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.19%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.75%) HND
4 4 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.88%) ISEB
5 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.44%) MCAD
6 1 (0.44%) MCSD
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.82%) WCAG
2 8 (3.51%) QA
3 5 (2.19%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.88%) WAI
5 1 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 8 (3.51%) Varnish
2 5 (2.19%) Oracle Clusterware
2 5 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.75%) Squid
3 4 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.75%) vCloud
3 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.51%) TeamSite
2 5 (2.19%) Oracle Flashback
2 5 (2.19%) Data Guard
2 5 (2.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (2.19%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (1.75%) Puppet
3 4 (1.75%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.75%) Rundeck
3 4 (1.75%) HAProxy
3 4 (1.75%) Ansible
3 4 (1.75%) logstash
3 4 (1.75%) Salt
3 4 (1.75%) Kibana
Vendors
1 50 (21.93%) Adobe
2 24 (10.53%) Google
3 21 (9.21%) OpenText
4 18 (7.89%) RedDot
5 17 (7.46%) Oracle
6 16 (7.02%) Sitecore
7 15 (6.58%) Microsoft
8 8 (3.51%) Capita
9 7 (3.07%) Twitter
9 7 (3.07%) HP
10 5 (2.19%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.19%) VMware
11 4 (1.75%) Splunk
11 4 (1.75%) Pega
12 3 (1.32%) IBM
13 2 (0.88%) Perforce
13 2 (0.88%) Stellent
13 2 (0.88%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.88%) GigaSpaces
13 2 (0.88%) Interwoven
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