The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 421 374 446
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +72
Contract jobs citing W3C 147 157 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.36% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 1.37% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 95 66
Average daily rate £375 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £205 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.63% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -47.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £14.20 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -47.82%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13634 11444 14106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.03% 26.06% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8527 7070 8322
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 596 730
Average hourly rate £19.75 £22.70 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
W3C
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -54 81 £375 - 20
East of England -15 28 £375 +20.96% 3
South East -10 19 £263 - 9
North West -19 10 £325 +8.33% 4
South West -10 5 £195 - 3
Yorkshire -24 3 £375 +15.38% 5
West Midlands -16 1 £341 +8.33% 2
East Midlands - - - -
W3C
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W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 254 (92.03%) HTML
2 252 (91.30%) CSS
3 199 (72.10%) JavaScript
4 141 (51.09%) HTML5
5 127 (46.01%) CSS3
6 120 (43.48%) jQuery
7 106 (38.41%) XHTML
8 70 (25.36%) Ajax
9 62 (22.46%) XML
10 61 (22.10%) OO
11 59 (21.38%) Photoshop
12 56 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (19.57%) E-Commerce
14 53 (19.20%) .NET
15 46 (16.67%) XSLT
16 45 (16.30%) JSP
17 44 (15.94%) Web Design
18 41 (14.86%) Java
19 39 (14.13%) Analytics
20 38 (13.77%) Responsive Web Design
20 38 (13.77%) Finance
21 37 (13.41%) MVC
22 35 (12.68%) SEO
22 35 (12.68%) Adobe
23 34 (12.32%) ASP.NET
24 33 (11.96%) Node.js
25 32 (11.59%) C#
25 32 (11.59%) Web Services
25 32 (11.59%) XSD
26 31 (11.23%) CMS

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 33 (11.96%) Node.js
2 31 (11.23%) CMS
3 16 (5.80%) Apache
4 13 (4.71%) IIS
4 13 (4.71%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.99%) Drupal
6 9 (3.26%) Umbraco
7 6 (2.17%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.81%) WordPress
9 4 (1.45%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.45%) Confluence
9 4 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.72%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.72%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.36%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 59 (21.38%) Photoshop
2 23 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (3.62%) Fireworks
4 7 (2.54%) MS Excel
5 4 (1.45%) MS Project
6 1 (0.36%) MS Office
6 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) GIMP
6 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (2.90%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.36%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.45%) GitHub
2 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.71%) Intranet
1 13 (4.71%) Internet
2 10 (3.62%) HTTP
3 4 (1.45%) FTP
3 4 (1.45%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.45%) LDAP
3 4 (1.45%) DAB
4 2 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.72%) HSPA
4 2 (0.72%) LTE
4 2 (0.72%) Extranet
4 2 (0.72%) VoLTE
4 2 (0.72%) GPRS
4 2 (0.72%) GSM
4 2 (0.72%) 3GPP
4 2 (0.72%) UMTS
4 2 (0.72%) WCDMA
5 1 (0.36%) DNS
5 1 (0.36%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.52%) MySQL
3 10 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (1.81%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.72%) Big Data
8 2 (0.72%) Triplestore
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.36%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 19 (6.88%) JUnit
2 18 (6.52%) Subversion
3 17 (6.16%) Git (software)
4 16 (5.80%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.07%) PowerDesigner
6 13 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (3.99%) QUnit
8 8 (2.90%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.90%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.54%) Eclipse
10 6 (2.17%) NUnit
10 6 (2.17%) JIRA
11 5 (1.81%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.81%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (1.81%) Dreamweaver
11 5 (1.81%) Grunt
11 5 (1.81%) Firebug
12 4 (1.45%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.45%) JSUnit
12 4 (1.45%) Bower
General
1 38 (13.77%) Finance
2 30 (10.87%) Retail
3 28 (10.14%) Publishing
4 20 (7.25%) Legal
5 17 (6.16%) Manufacturing
6 16 (5.80%) Marketing
7 12 (4.35%) Banking
8 5 (1.81%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.81%) Back Office
9 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.09%) Advertising
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 199 (72.10%) Developer
2 87 (31.52%) Front-End Developer
3 36 (13.04%) Web Developer
4 31 (11.23%) Designer
5 30 (10.87%) Architect
6 26 (9.42%) JavaScript Developer
7 19 (6.88%) Senior Developer
7 19 (6.88%) Web Designer
8 18 (6.52%) .NET Developer
9 14 (5.07%) HTML Developer
9 14 (5.07%) Front-End Web Developer
10 10 (3.62%) UI Developer
11 9 (3.26%) UI Programmer
11 9 (3.26%) C# Developer
12 8 (2.90%) Analyst
12 8 (2.90%) User Experience Developer
12 8 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (2.54%) ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (1.81%) Senior .NET Developer
14 5 (1.81%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (92.03%) HTML
2 252 (91.30%) CSS
3 141 (51.09%) HTML5
4 127 (46.01%) CSS3
5 120 (43.48%) jQuery
6 106 (38.41%) XHTML
7 70 (25.36%) Ajax
8 62 (22.46%) XML
9 53 (19.20%) .NET
10 46 (16.67%) XSLT
11 45 (16.30%) JSP
12 34 (12.32%) ASP.NET
13 32 (11.59%) Web Services
13 32 (11.59%) XSD
14 22 (7.97%) JSTL
15 21 (7.61%) AngularJS
15 21 (7.61%) Semantic HTML
16 20 (7.25%) DOM
17 17 (6.16%) Dojo
17 17 (6.16%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.42%) Data Conversion
2 21 (7.61%) Semantic Web
3 16 (5.80%) Graphic Design
4 8 (2.90%) Digital Media
4 8 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.54%) Open Source
6 5 (1.81%) Social Media
6 5 (1.81%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.81%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.45%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.09%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.09%) Wiki
8 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.72%) Statistics
9 2 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.72%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.72%) Life Science
9 2 (0.72%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.99%) Windows
1 11 (3.99%) Linux
2 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.36%) Debian
4 1 (0.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.10%) OO
2 56 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (19.57%) E-Commerce
4 44 (15.94%) Web Design
5 39 (14.13%) Analytics
6 38 (13.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 37 (13.41%) MVC
8 35 (12.68%) SEO
9 31 (11.23%) Scrum
10 27 (9.78%) Content Management
11 26 (9.42%) RDF
11 26 (9.42%) Web Development
12 25 (9.06%) Unit Testing
12 25 (9.06%) TDD
13 19 (6.88%) Validation
14 18 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (6.52%) Usability Testing
15 17 (6.16%) Knowledge Management
16 16 (5.80%) SOA
17 15 (5.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 199 (72.10%) JavaScript
2 41 (14.86%) Java
3 32 (11.59%) C#
4 29 (10.51%) PHP
5 26 (9.42%) SPARQL
6 24 (8.70%) Python
7 22 (7.97%) XQuery
8 17 (6.16%) SQL
9 12 (4.35%) ActionScript
10 8 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.17%) VBScript
11 6 (2.17%) VB
11 6 (2.17%) VB6
12 5 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.45%) C++
13 4 (1.45%) C
13 4 (1.45%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.09%) Ruby
15 2 (0.72%) XPath
15 2 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.87%) WAI
2 22 (7.97%) WCAG
3 13 (4.71%) Section 508
4 6 (2.17%) QA
5 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Varnish
Vendors
1 35 (12.68%) Adobe
2 29 (10.51%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.35%) Yahoo!
3 12 (4.35%) Oracle
4 11 (3.99%) Google
5 8 (2.90%) Stellent
5 8 (2.90%) EPiServer
5 8 (2.90%) Twitter
6 7 (2.54%) Interwoven
7 6 (2.17%) hybris
8 5 (1.81%) Endeca
8 5 (1.81%) CA
9 4 (1.45%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.45%) BEA
9 4 (1.45%) ATG
9 4 (1.45%) Zend
9 4 (1.45%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.09%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.72%) Apple
11 2 (0.72%) Omniture
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