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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 424 442 418
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Contract jobs citing W3C 156 121 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.25% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 0.93% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 70
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £26.75
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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
13209 12944 13581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.85% 26.50% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8026 8110 8038
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 549 721
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £44.67 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 -6 73 £400 +6.66% 27
South East +40 47 £350 -12.50% 9
East of England -24 11 £375 -
Yorkshire +5 9 £196 -28.63% 6
West Midlands - 5 £280 - 1
North West -3 4 - - 5
South West - 4 £350 - 4
East Midlands - - - - 1
W3C
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W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 255 (93.41%) HTML
2 250 (91.58%) CSS
3 204 (74.73%) JavaScript
4 135 (49.45%) HTML5
5 130 (47.62%) CSS3
6 98 (35.90%) jQuery
7 94 (34.43%) XHTML
8 69 (25.27%) E-Commerce
9 68 (24.91%) Java
10 65 (23.81%) JSP
11 61 (22.34%) OO
12 52 (19.05%) XML
12 52 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (18.32%) Photoshop
14 48 (17.58%) Semantic HTML
15 46 (16.85%) Ajax
16 44 (16.12%) JSTL
17 37 (13.55%) Subversion
18 35 (12.82%) CMS
18 35 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
19 33 (12.09%) KnockoutJS
20 32 (11.72%) AngularJS
20 32 (11.72%) Web Development
21 31 (11.36%) PHP
22 30 (10.99%) Finance
22 30 (10.99%) Retail
23 29 (10.62%) Content Management
23 29 (10.62%) .NET
23 29 (10.62%) XSLT
24 28 (10.26%) Web Services

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 35 (12.82%) CMS
2 23 (8.42%) Node.js
3 12 (4.40%) Apache
4 8 (2.93%) WordPress
5 7 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.56%) TeamSite
6 6 (2.20%) Drupal
6 6 (2.20%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.20%) nginx
7 4 (1.47%) IIS
8 3 (1.10%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.73%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.37%) Moodle
10 1 (0.37%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 50 (18.32%) Photoshop
2 24 (8.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (2.93%) Fireworks
4 4 (1.47%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.73%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.73%) GIMP
6 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.93%) GitHub
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.76%) Intranet
2 9 (3.30%) Internet
3 8 (2.93%) DAB
4 5 (1.83%) FTP
5 4 (1.47%) HTTP
5 4 (1.47%) Extranet
6 2 (0.73%) LDAP
7 1 (0.37%) GPRS
7 1 (0.37%) GSM
7 1 (0.37%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.37%) UMTS
7 1 (0.37%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.37%) DNS
7 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.37%) HSPA
7 1 (0.37%) LTE
7 1 (0.37%) 4G
7 1 (0.37%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.42%) MySQL
2 18 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (1.83%) Triplestore
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.73%) TKPROF
7 2 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.73%) OLTP
8 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (13.55%) Subversion
2 26 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 19 (6.96%) Dreamweaver
4 17 (6.23%) Visual Studio
5 12 (4.40%) JUnit
6 9 (3.30%) Ant
6 9 (3.30%) Jasmine
7 7 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (2.56%) Axure RP
7 7 (2.56%) PowerDesigner
7 7 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.56%) NUnit
7 7 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (2.20%) Mercurial
8 6 (2.20%) MSBuild
8 6 (2.20%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.83%) Grunt
9 5 (1.83%) Firebug
10 4 (1.47%) Bower
10 4 (1.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 30 (10.99%) Finance
1 30 (10.99%) Retail
2 22 (8.06%) Manufacturing
3 19 (6.96%) Marketing
4 17 (6.23%) Publishing
5 12 (4.40%) Banking
6 11 (4.03%) Legal
7 8 (2.93%) Games
8 7 (2.56%) Advertising
8 7 (2.56%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.83%) Telecoms
10 3 (1.10%) Danish Language
10 3 (1.10%) Dutch Language
10 3 (1.10%) Italian Language
10 3 (1.10%) Japanese Language
10 3 (1.10%) Korean Language
10 3 (1.10%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (1.10%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.10%) Swedish Language
11 2 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 208 (76.19%) Developer
2 110 (40.29%) Front-End Developer
3 44 (16.12%) Web Developer
4 32 (11.72%) Designer
5 23 (8.42%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (5.13%) Web Designer
7 13 (4.76%) Architect
7 13 (4.76%) HTML Developer
8 12 (4.40%) .NET Developer
8 12 (4.40%) Front-End Web Developer
9 9 (3.30%) Senior Developer
10 8 (2.93%) UI Developer
11 7 (2.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (2.56%) Java Developer
11 7 (2.56%) PHP Developer
11 7 (2.56%) UI Programmer
11 7 (2.56%) Ontologist
12 6 (2.20%) User Experience Designer
12 6 (2.20%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.20%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (93.41%) HTML
2 250 (91.58%) CSS
3 135 (49.45%) HTML5
4 130 (47.62%) CSS3
5 98 (35.90%) jQuery
6 94 (34.43%) XHTML
7 65 (23.81%) JSP
8 52 (19.05%) XML
9 48 (17.58%) Semantic HTML
10 46 (16.85%) Ajax
11 44 (16.12%) JSTL
12 33 (12.09%) KnockoutJS
13 32 (11.72%) AngularJS
14 29 (10.62%) XSLT
14 29 (10.62%) .NET
15 28 (10.26%) Web Services
16 20 (7.33%) Ext JS
16 20 (7.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (6.59%) Flash
18 17 (6.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.49%) Semantic Web
1 15 (5.49%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.40%) Graphic Design
3 10 (3.66%) Data Conversion
4 7 (2.56%) Ontologies
4 7 (2.56%) Life Science
4 7 (2.56%) Online Games
4 7 (2.56%) Open Source
5 5 (1.83%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.47%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.10%) Linked Data
7 3 (1.10%) Animation
8 2 (0.73%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.73%) Replication
8 2 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.37%) Social Media
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.96%) Linux
2 9 (3.30%) Windows
3 6 (2.20%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.10%) Android
6 2 (0.73%) UNIX
7 1 (0.37%) Debian
7 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (25.27%) E-Commerce
2 61 (22.34%) OO
3 52 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
5 32 (11.72%) Web Development
6 29 (10.62%) Content Management
7 25 (9.16%) Scrum
8 24 (8.79%) Web Design
8 24 (8.79%) Web Accessibility
9 21 (7.69%) MVC
9 21 (7.69%) Analytics
10 20 (7.33%) SEO
10 20 (7.33%) Validation
10 20 (7.33%) TDD
11 19 (6.96%) OOP
12 16 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.49%) RDF
14 14 (5.13%) Unit Testing
15 12 (4.40%) UML
16 10 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 204 (74.73%) JavaScript
2 68 (24.91%) Java
3 31 (11.36%) PHP
4 21 (7.69%) C#
5 17 (6.23%) SQL
6 15 (5.49%) SPARQL
7 10 (3.66%) Perl
8 9 (3.30%) XQuery
9 8 (2.93%) Ruby
10 7 (2.56%) VB6
10 7 (2.56%) VBScript
10 7 (2.56%) VB
11 4 (1.47%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.47%) Python
11 4 (1.47%) PHP5
11 4 (1.47%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.47%) Clojure
11 4 (1.47%) R
12 3 (1.10%) Scala
12 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (9.89%) Degree
2 4 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.33%) WAI
2 19 (6.96%) WCAG
3 12 (4.40%) QA
4 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.73%) Section 508
6 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.20%) Varnish
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (9.89%) Adobe
2 15 (5.49%) Google
3 12 (4.40%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.03%) Oracle
5 9 (3.30%) Twitter
6 7 (2.56%) Facebook
6 7 (2.56%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.56%) hybris
6 7 (2.56%) Interwoven
7 5 (1.83%) Sencha
8 4 (1.47%) Zend
8 4 (1.47%) ATG
9 3 (1.10%) Stellent
9 3 (1.10%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.73%) Omniture
10 2 (0.73%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.37%) SAP
11 1 (0.37%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.37%) Apple
11 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
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