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 18 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 435 443 411
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -32
Contract jobs citing W3C 154 117 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.78% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 74 79
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£350 £378 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +32.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £256 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.30% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.58 £10.96 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.85% -51.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £10.96 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+96.85% -51.27%
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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
15520 15026 13698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.71% 31.76% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10130 9507 8217
Average daily rate £425 £408 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 635 778
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
London +8 65 £375 -5.06% 12
South East +13 61 £320 +16.89% 9
South West -29 12 £375 +36.36% 2
North West -6 6 £313 -18.83% 4
Yorkshire -12 5 £223 +34.84% 4
West Midlands -9 2 £300 +6.66% 1
East of England -12 1 - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
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W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 278 (91.45%) HTML
2 269 (88.49%) CSS
3 215 (70.72%) JavaScript
4 163 (53.62%) HTML5
5 153 (50.33%) CSS3
6 128 (42.11%) jQuery
7 125 (41.12%) User Experience
8 99 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (30.26%) XHTML
10 74 (24.34%) Photoshop
11 73 (24.01%) XML
12 66 (21.71%) CMS
13 63 (20.72%) Java
14 62 (20.39%) OO
15 60 (19.74%) Content Management
15 60 (19.74%) Ajax
16 57 (18.75%) Adobe
17 52 (17.11%) MVC
18 49 (16.12%) Web Development
19 45 (14.80%) .NET
19 45 (14.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 43 (14.14%) Web Accessibility
21 42 (13.82%) AngularJS
21 42 (13.82%) Subversion
22 41 (13.49%) Adobe Illustrator
22 41 (13.49%) SQL
22 41 (13.49%) Web Services
22 41 (13.49%) E-Commerce
22 41 (13.49%) OOP
23 40 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 66 (21.71%) CMS
2 26 (8.55%) Node.js
3 15 (4.93%) IIS
4 13 (4.28%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.95%) Apache
6 10 (3.29%) TeamSite
6 10 (3.29%) Adobe CQ
7 8 (2.63%) nginx
7 8 (2.63%) WordPress
8 6 (1.97%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.64%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.64%) Drupal
9 5 (1.64%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.66%) Moodle
12 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 74 (24.34%) Photoshop
2 41 (13.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (6.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (3.95%) Fireworks
5 8 (2.63%) MS Office
6 4 (1.32%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.32%) MS Project
7 3 (0.99%) MS Excel
8 2 (0.66%) InDesign
8 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.33%) GIMP
9 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.32%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.30%) GitHub
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.24%) Intranet
2 8 (2.63%) Internet
3 7 (2.30%) FTP
4 5 (1.64%) LDAP
4 5 (1.64%) DAB
5 4 (1.32%) HTTP
6 3 (0.99%) DVB
7 2 (0.66%) DNS
8 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.57%) MySQL
2 15 (4.93%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.64%) TKPROF
4 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (1.64%) OLTP
5 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.66%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 42 (13.82%) Subversion
2 36 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 31 (10.20%) Axure RP
4 26 (8.55%) Visual Studio
5 22 (7.24%) Dreamweaver
6 15 (4.93%) Jenkins
7 13 (4.28%) Jasmine
8 11 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (3.62%) JUnit
9 10 (3.29%) Maven
10 9 (2.96%) Selenium
11 8 (2.63%) Mercurial
12 7 (2.30%) Sinon.JS
12 7 (2.30%) Hudson
12 7 (2.30%) QUnit
12 7 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (1.97%) Ant
14 5 (1.64%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.64%) JIRA
15 4 (1.32%) RequisitePro
General
1 27 (8.88%) Finance
2 23 (7.57%) Banking
3 20 (6.58%) Retail
4 18 (5.92%) Publishing
5 17 (5.59%) Marketing
6 10 (3.29%) Games
6 10 (3.29%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.63%) Legal
8 4 (1.32%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.32%) Advertising
8 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.66%) Danish Language
9 2 (0.66%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.66%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.66%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.66%) Korean Language
9 2 (0.66%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.66%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.66%) Swedish Language
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 210 (69.08%) Developer
2 107 (35.20%) Front-End Developer
3 62 (20.39%) Designer
4 48 (15.79%) Web Developer
5 25 (8.22%) JavaScript Developer
6 20 (6.58%) UX Designer
7 16 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
8 14 (4.61%) .NET Developer
8 14 (4.61%) Web Designer
9 13 (4.28%) UI Programmer
9 13 (4.28%) CMS Developer
9 13 (4.28%) UI Developer
9 13 (4.28%) PHP Developer
9 13 (4.28%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.62%) Consultant
11 9 (2.96%) Architect
11 9 (2.96%) Graphic Designer
12 7 (2.30%) Ontologist
12 7 (2.30%) Development Consultant
12 7 (2.30%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (91.45%) HTML
2 269 (88.49%) CSS
3 163 (53.62%) HTML5
4 153 (50.33%) CSS3
5 128 (42.11%) jQuery
6 92 (30.26%) XHTML
7 73 (24.01%) XML
8 60 (19.74%) Ajax
9 45 (14.80%) .NET
9 45 (14.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 42 (13.82%) AngularJS
11 41 (13.49%) Web Services
12 34 (11.18%) XSLT
13 32 (10.53%) Semantic HTML
14 31 (10.20%) KnockoutJS
15 30 (9.87%) JSP
16 27 (8.88%) Backbone.js
17 26 (8.55%) RESTful
18 25 (8.22%) ASP.NET
18 25 (8.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 125 (41.12%) User Experience
2 16 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 14 (4.61%) Web 2.0
3 14 (4.61%) Graphic Design
3 14 (4.61%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.96%) Semantic Web
6 7 (2.30%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.30%) Life Science
6 7 (2.30%) Ontologies
7 6 (1.97%) Linked Data
8 5 (1.64%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.64%) Open Source
8 5 (1.64%) Replication
9 4 (1.32%) Online Games
10 3 (0.99%) Data Conversion
10 3 (0.99%) Interactive TV
11 2 (0.66%) Tandem
11 2 (0.66%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.22%) Linux
2 12 (3.95%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.96%) Android
3 9 (2.96%) Windows
4 5 (1.64%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.32%) VMS
5 4 (1.32%) CentOS
6 2 (0.66%) UNIX
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (20.39%) OO
3 60 (19.74%) Content Management
4 52 (17.11%) MVC
5 49 (16.12%) Web Development
6 43 (14.14%) Web Accessibility
7 41 (13.49%) E-Commerce
7 41 (13.49%) OOP
8 40 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
9 34 (11.18%) TDD
10 28 (9.21%) Scrum
11 24 (7.89%) SEO
12 20 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (5.26%) Analytics
13 16 (5.26%) BDD
14 15 (4.93%) Rapid Prototyping
14 15 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (4.61%) Web Design
16 13 (4.28%) Software Engineering
17 11 (3.62%) UML
Programming Languages
1 215 (70.72%) JavaScript
2 63 (20.72%) Java
3 41 (13.49%) SQL
4 38 (12.50%) PHP
5 26 (8.55%) C#
6 13 (4.28%) Ruby
7 9 (2.96%) SPARQL
7 9 (2.96%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.96%) Python
8 7 (2.30%) Perl
9 6 (1.97%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.97%) Scala
10 5 (1.64%) PHP5
10 5 (1.64%) XPath
11 4 (1.32%) Clojure
12 3 (0.99%) XQuery
13 2 (0.66%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.66%) C++
13 2 (0.66%) VBScript
13 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (9.21%) Degree
2 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.64%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) HND
4 3 (0.99%) ISEB
4 3 (0.99%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.58%) WCAG
2 13 (4.28%) WAI
3 9 (2.96%) QA
4 5 (1.64%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.33%) Section 508
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.63%) Varnish
2 5 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (1.64%) Data Guard
1 5 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 57 (18.75%) Adobe
2 27 (8.88%) Google
3 18 (5.92%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.93%) Open Text
4 15 (4.93%) RedDot
5 10 (3.29%) Oracle
6 9 (2.96%) HP
7 7 (2.30%) Facebook
7 7 (2.30%) Twitter
8 6 (1.97%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.64%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.64%) Capita
10 4 (1.32%) IBM
10 4 (1.32%) Sencha
11 3 (0.99%) Interwoven
11 3 (0.99%) Stellent
12 2 (0.66%) Zend
13 1 (0.33%) Venda
13 1 (0.33%) SAP
13 1 (0.33%) Symantec
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