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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 469 429 441
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +12
Contract jobs citing W3C 122 157 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.95% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 78 76
Average daily rate
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£361 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £209 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
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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
17200 16582 15837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.43% 32.80% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10989 10105 9794
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 672 698 643
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
London -1 64 £360 -10.00% 18
South East -33 38 £350 - 10
East of England +8 13 £363 -3.33% 8
South West -6 3 £294 -16.07%
East Midlands - 2 £375 - 2
North West -36 1 - - 5
Yorkshire -37 1 - - 3
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W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 230 (91.63%) HTML
2 219 (87.25%) CSS
3 192 (76.49%) JavaScript
4 121 (48.21%) HTML5
4 121 (48.21%) CSS3
5 116 (46.22%) User Experience
6 100 (39.84%) jQuery
7 86 (34.26%) XHTML
8 78 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (27.09%) Java
10 67 (26.69%) E-Commerce
11 54 (21.51%) Semantic HTML
12 53 (21.12%) AngularJS
12 53 (21.12%) Photoshop
13 50 (19.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 50 (19.92%) Git (software)
14 46 (18.33%) Sass
15 42 (16.73%) Ajax
16 40 (15.94%) Responsive Web Design
16 40 (15.94%) Web Accessibility
17 37 (14.74%) Adobe Illustrator
17 37 (14.74%) Adobe
18 36 (14.34%) XML
18 36 (14.34%) KnockoutJS
19 35 (13.94%) Web Design
19 35 (13.94%) MVC
20 34 (13.55%) Scrum
21 31 (12.35%) JSP
21 31 (12.35%) SQL
22 30 (11.95%) .NET

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 30 (11.95%) CMS
2 26 (10.36%) Node.js
3 24 (9.56%) Apache
4 19 (7.57%) Confluence
5 15 (5.98%) GlassFish
6 13 (5.18%) nginx
6 13 (5.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 12 (4.78%) WildFly
7 12 (4.78%) Mule ESB
7 12 (4.78%) Mule
7 12 (4.78%) Tomcat
7 12 (4.78%) WebLogic
8 11 (4.38%) Alfresco
8 11 (4.38%) WebSphere
9 10 (3.98%) Jetty
9 10 (3.98%) IIS
9 10 (3.98%) JBoss
9 10 (3.98%) iPlanet
9 10 (3.98%) Apache TomEE
9 10 (3.98%) Tornado
Applications
1 53 (21.12%) Photoshop
2 37 (14.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (3.19%) MS Office
4 7 (2.79%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.99%) Acrobat
5 5 (1.99%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.80%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.40%) InDesign
9 1 (0.40%) GIMP
9 1 (0.40%) MS Project
9 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (4.38%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.59%) OpenShift
2 8 (3.19%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.99%) GitHub
4 3 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.20%) Office 365
5 2 (0.80%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.76%) HTTP
2 15 (5.98%) Internet
3 9 (3.59%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.20%) Extranet
4 3 (1.20%) DAB
5 2 (0.80%) Firewall
5 2 (0.80%) VPN
5 2 (0.80%) SSL
5 2 (0.80%) Intranet
5 2 (0.80%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.80%) FTP
6 1 (0.40%) LDAP
6 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.17%) MySQL
2 16 (6.37%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (4.38%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.98%) Redis
5 9 (3.59%) Riak
5 9 (3.59%) Infinispan
5 9 (3.59%) InterSystems Cache
6 6 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.39%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.99%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.80%) TKPROF
9 2 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.80%) Adabas
9 2 (0.80%) OLTP
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 50 (19.92%) Git (software)
2 28 (11.16%) Axure RP
2 28 (11.16%) Subversion
3 23 (9.16%) JIRA
4 15 (5.98%) Grunt
5 14 (5.58%) JUnit
6 13 (5.18%) Visual Studio
7 12 (4.78%) Maven
7 12 (4.78%) Jenkins
8 11 (4.38%) Gradle
8 11 (4.38%) Artifactory
8 11 (4.38%) Gerrit
8 11 (4.38%) Selenium
8 11 (4.38%) JMeter
8 11 (4.38%) SonarQube
9 9 (3.59%) Bower
9 9 (3.59%) Mocha
10 7 (2.79%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.99%) Xcode
General
1 19 (7.57%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.58%) Finance
3 10 (3.98%) Marketing
4 8 (3.19%) Advertising
5 7 (2.79%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Games
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
7 2 (0.80%) Publishing
7 2 (0.80%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.40%) Electronics
8 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (71.31%) Developer
2 85 (33.86%) Front-End Developer
3 49 (19.52%) Designer
4 46 (18.33%) Web Developer
5 28 (11.16%) UX Designer
6 24 (9.56%) UI Developer
7 23 (9.16%) UI Programmer
8 17 (6.77%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (5.98%) .NET Developer
9 15 (5.98%) Web Designer
10 14 (5.58%) Front-End Web Developer
11 11 (4.38%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.98%) ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (3.19%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.19%) Senior Web Designer
13 8 (3.19%) Architect
13 8 (3.19%) Senior Designer
14 7 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (2.79%) Java Architect
14 7 (2.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (91.63%) HTML
2 219 (87.25%) CSS
3 121 (48.21%) HTML5
3 121 (48.21%) CSS3
4 100 (39.84%) jQuery
5 86 (34.26%) XHTML
6 54 (21.51%) Semantic HTML
7 53 (21.12%) AngularJS
8 50 (19.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 46 (18.33%) Sass
10 42 (16.73%) Ajax
11 36 (14.34%) XML
11 36 (14.34%) KnockoutJS
12 31 (12.35%) JSP
13 30 (11.95%) .NET
14 26 (10.36%) ASP.NET
15 25 (9.96%) JSTL
16 23 (9.16%) Backbone.js
16 23 (9.16%) JSON
16 23 (9.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 116 (46.22%) User Experience
2 14 (5.58%) Graphic Design
3 12 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.39%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.20%) Grid Computing
6 3 (1.20%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.20%) Online Games
7 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.80%) Streaming Video
7 2 (0.80%) Replication
8 1 (0.40%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.40%) BBC
8 1 (0.40%) Cybernetics
8 1 (0.40%) Psychology
8 1 (0.40%) Social Media
8 1 (0.40%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.97%) Linux
2 12 (4.78%) Windows
3 11 (4.38%) CentOS
4 9 (3.59%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.59%) UNIX
6 2 (0.80%) Android
6 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (31.08%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (26.69%) E-Commerce
3 40 (15.94%) Web Accessibility
3 40 (15.94%) Responsive Web Design
4 35 (13.94%) MVC
4 35 (13.94%) Web Design
5 34 (13.55%) Scrum
6 28 (11.16%) TDD
6 28 (11.16%) OO
7 23 (9.16%) Web Development
8 21 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (6.77%) SOA
10 16 (6.37%) SEO
11 15 (5.98%) Content Management
11 15 (5.98%) Analytics
12 14 (5.58%) Validation
13 12 (4.78%) Usability Testing
13 12 (4.78%) Open Source
13 12 (4.78%) Information Architecture
14 11 (4.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 192 (76.49%) JavaScript
2 68 (27.09%) Java
3 31 (12.35%) SQL
4 26 (10.36%) C#
5 20 (7.97%) PHP
6 7 (2.79%) Ruby
7 6 (2.39%) Perl
7 6 (2.39%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.39%) Python
8 5 (1.99%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.99%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.59%) Scala
9 4 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.59%) Clojure
10 3 (1.20%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.80%) VB
11 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.80%) NATURAL
11 2 (0.80%) JCL
Qualifications
1 24 (9.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.78%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.38%) Degree
4 2 (0.80%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) MCP
5 1 (0.40%) HND
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.59%) QA
2 8 (3.19%) WCAG
3 4 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.20%) WAI
5 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (5.18%) Varnish
2 11 (4.38%) vCloud
3 10 (3.98%) Squid
4 9 (3.59%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 11 (4.38%) ZABBIX
1 11 (4.38%) Ansible
1 11 (4.38%) logstash
1 11 (4.38%) Salt
1 11 (4.38%) Kibana
1 11 (4.38%) Rundeck
2 9 (3.59%) Puppet
2 9 (3.59%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.80%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.80%) Oracle Flashback
4 1 (0.40%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 37 (14.74%) Adobe
2 24 (9.56%) Oracle
3 12 (4.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.78%) Macromedia
3 12 (4.78%) Red Hat
4 11 (4.38%) VMware
4 11 (4.38%) Twitter
5 9 (3.59%) Splunk
5 9 (3.59%) Pega
6 8 (3.19%) Sitecore
7 7 (2.79%) IBM
8 6 (2.39%) Google
8 6 (2.39%) Sencha
9 4 (1.59%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.20%) hybris
10 3 (1.20%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (1.20%) HP
11 2 (0.80%) Apple
11 2 (0.80%) BT
11 2 (0.80%) Stellent
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