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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 458 401 384
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -17
Contract jobs citing W3C 94 148 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 1.02% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 86 82
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£340 £375 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.79 £10.93 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.29% -27.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £10.93 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.72 £14.83 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £10.93 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+97.52% -27.16%
W3C
UK

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
14586 14503 12911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.58% 31.45% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9093 8989 7897
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 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 590 721
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 0 42 £320 +21.90% 9
London -52 36 £370 -5.12% 10
Yorkshire -15 7 £251 -8.63% 10
East of England -22 5 - - 6
North West -21 3 £250 -16.66% 7
South West -9 1 £338 +51.68% 2
West Midlands - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
W3C
UK

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 219 (90.12%) HTML
2 212 (87.24%) CSS
3 173 (71.19%) JavaScript
4 125 (51.44%) HTML5
5 118 (48.56%) jQuery
6 115 (47.33%) CSS3
7 110 (45.27%) User Experience
8 86 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
9 79 (32.51%) XHTML
10 74 (30.45%) XML
11 69 (28.40%) CMS
12 65 (26.75%) Content Management
13 53 (21.81%) Java
13 53 (21.81%) Adobe
13 53 (21.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 50 (20.58%) MVC
15 49 (20.16%) .NET
15 49 (20.16%) Web Services
15 49 (20.16%) Ajax
16 48 (19.75%) OO
17 47 (19.34%) SQL
18 46 (18.93%) AngularJS
19 45 (18.52%) Photoshop
20 42 (17.28%) Web Development
21 39 (16.05%) PHP
22 38 (15.64%) OOP
23 37 (15.23%) XSLT
23 37 (15.23%) Axure RP
23 37 (15.23%) Sass
24 36 (14.81%) ASP.NET

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (28.40%) CMS
2 22 (9.05%) IIS
3 19 (7.82%) Node.js
4 13 (5.35%) SharePoint
4 13 (5.35%) Adobe CQ
5 9 (3.70%) TeamSite
6 8 (3.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (2.88%) Apache
8 5 (2.06%) Drupal
8 5 (2.06%) nginx
8 5 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.65%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.65%) Oracle Application Server
10 2 (0.82%) Jadu
10 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.41%) WordPress
11 1 (0.41%) TYPO3
11 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.41%) Moodle
11 1 (0.41%) Kentico
Applications
1 45 (18.52%) Photoshop
2 29 (11.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 21 (8.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (3.29%) MS Office
4 8 (3.29%) Fireworks
5 4 (1.65%) MS Project
5 4 (1.65%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.82%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.82%) InDesign
7 1 (0.41%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 6 (2.47%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.65%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.88%) GitHub
2 3 (1.23%) SaaS
3 2 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (12.35%) Intranet
2 7 (2.88%) Internet
3 5 (2.06%) HTTP
4 4 (1.65%) LDAP
4 4 (1.65%) DAB
5 3 (1.23%) DVB
6 2 (0.82%) FTP
6 2 (0.82%) DNS
6 2 (0.82%) Extranet
7 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.23%) MySQL
2 15 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.65%) TKPROF
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.65%) OLTP
4 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (15.23%) Axure RP
2 35 (14.40%) Git (software)
3 27 (11.11%) Subversion
4 25 (10.29%) Visual Studio
5 14 (5.76%) Dreamweaver
6 12 (4.94%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.94%) Grunt
6 12 (4.94%) Selenium
7 11 (4.53%) Maven
8 10 (4.12%) Jasmine
8 10 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (4.12%) JUnit
9 8 (3.29%) Bower
9 8 (3.29%) QUnit
10 7 (2.88%) Ant
10 7 (2.88%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.88%) Hudson
10 7 (2.88%) Sinon.JS
11 6 (2.47%) Bitbucket
11 6 (2.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (11.11%) Finance
2 19 (7.82%) Publishing
2 19 (7.82%) Banking
3 11 (4.53%) Marketing
4 10 (4.12%) Retail
5 6 (2.47%) Games
6 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.82%) Legal
8 2 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
9 1 (0.41%) German Language
9 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.41%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.41%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 164 (67.49%) Developer
2 73 (30.04%) Front-End Developer
3 46 (18.93%) Designer
4 29 (11.93%) Web Developer
5 23 (9.47%) CMS Developer
6 20 (8.23%) UX Designer
7 18 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (5.76%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.12%) UI Programmer
9 10 (4.12%) UI Developer
10 9 (3.70%) PHP Developer
10 9 (3.70%) Consultant
11 8 (3.29%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 8 (3.29%) LAMP Developer
11 8 (3.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 8 (3.29%) Front-End Web Developer
11 8 (3.29%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.88%) Graphic Designer
13 6 (2.47%) Development Consultant
13 6 (2.47%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (90.12%) HTML
2 212 (87.24%) CSS
3 125 (51.44%) HTML5
4 118 (48.56%) jQuery
5 115 (47.33%) CSS3
6 79 (32.51%) XHTML
7 74 (30.45%) XML
8 53 (21.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 49 (20.16%) .NET
9 49 (20.16%) Web Services
9 49 (20.16%) Ajax
10 46 (18.93%) AngularJS
11 37 (15.23%) XSLT
11 37 (15.23%) Sass
12 36 (14.81%) ASP.NET
13 30 (12.35%) Backbone.js
14 25 (10.29%) Semantic HTML
14 25 (10.29%) KnockoutJS
15 23 (9.47%) XSD
16 20 (8.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 110 (45.27%) User Experience
2 21 (8.64%) Web 2.0
3 15 (6.17%) Digital Media
4 10 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.47%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.06%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.65%) Replication
9 3 (1.23%) Life Science
9 3 (1.23%) Ontologies
9 3 (1.23%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.23%) Interactive TV
9 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.23%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.23%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.82%) Tandem
10 2 (0.82%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.82%) Human Factors
11 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.64%) Linux
2 11 (4.53%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.70%) Windows
4 7 (2.88%) Android
5 5 (2.06%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.06%) CentOS
6 4 (1.65%) VMS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.41%) UNIX
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (35.39%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (26.75%) Content Management
3 50 (20.58%) MVC
4 48 (19.75%) OO
5 42 (17.28%) Web Development
6 38 (15.64%) OOP
7 35 (14.40%) TDD
8 29 (11.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 26 (10.70%) E-Commerce
9 26 (10.70%) Web Accessibility
10 22 (9.05%) Rapid Prototyping
10 22 (9.05%) Scrum
11 20 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (8.23%) BDD
12 16 (6.58%) SEO
13 14 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (5.35%) Analytics
15 10 (4.12%) Customer Engagement
15 10 (4.12%) Web Design
16 9 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 173 (71.19%) JavaScript
2 53 (21.81%) Java
3 47 (19.34%) SQL
4 39 (16.05%) PHP
5 26 (10.70%) C#
6 14 (5.76%) Ruby
7 8 (3.29%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.29%) Python
8 6 (2.47%) Clojure
9 5 (2.06%) PHP5
9 5 (2.06%) Scala
10 4 (1.65%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.65%) XPath
11 3 (1.23%) C
11 3 (1.23%) SPARQL
12 2 (0.82%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.82%) VBScript
12 2 (0.82%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.82%) Perl
12 2 (0.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (9.47%) Degree
2 5 (2.06%) ISTQB
2 5 (2.06%) ISEB
3 4 (1.65%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.23%) HND
4 3 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.82%) VCP4
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.41%) MCAD
6 1 (0.41%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.76%) WCAG
2 10 (4.12%) QA
3 9 (3.70%) WAI
4 4 (1.65%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 5 (2.06%) Varnish
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) Data Guard
1 4 (1.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 53 (21.81%) Adobe
2 25 (10.29%) Google
3 24 (9.88%) Open Text
4 22 (9.05%) RedDot
5 18 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.12%) Sitecore
6 10 (4.12%) HP
7 8 (3.29%) Capita
8 5 (2.06%) Oracle
9 4 (1.65%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.65%) IBM
10 2 (0.82%) Facebook
10 2 (0.82%) Twitter
10 2 (0.82%) SAP
10 2 (0.82%) Perforce
10 2 (0.82%) Zend
11 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.41%) FatWire
11 1 (0.41%) VMware
11 1 (0.41%) ATG
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