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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 477 412 360
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -52
Contract jobs citing W3C 96 155 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.32% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 1.00% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 98 98
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.71 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.20% -8.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £11.48 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £15.94 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £13.71 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -8.58%
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
15295 15476 13218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.72% 31.87% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9463 9672 8142
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 £255 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 615 680
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 31 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
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 31 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
London -28 51 £353 -6.00% 18
South East -30 21 £413 +57.14% 11
Yorkshire 0 11 £279 -14.23% 4
East of England -10 9 £350 -9.09%
South West -6 3 £425 +91.01% 1
North West -26 1 £300 -7.69% 4
West Midlands - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 1
W3C
UK

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 228 (90.48%) HTML
2 220 (87.30%) CSS
3 182 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 123 (48.81%) User Experience
5 122 (48.41%) HTML5
6 120 (47.62%) jQuery
7 115 (45.63%) CSS3
8 89 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
9 79 (31.35%) XHTML
10 76 (30.16%) XML
11 68 (26.98%) CMS
12 67 (26.59%) Content Management
13 65 (25.79%) Java
14 60 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 54 (21.43%) .NET
16 53 (21.03%) AngularJS
17 52 (20.63%) Adobe
18 51 (20.24%) SQL
18 51 (20.24%) Web Services
19 50 (19.84%) Ajax
20 47 (18.65%) OO
21 46 (18.25%) Sass
22 43 (17.06%) MVC
23 41 (16.27%) ASP.NET
23 41 (16.27%) Photoshop
23 41 (16.27%) Web Development
23 41 (16.27%) Axure RP
24 40 (15.87%) E-Commerce
25 39 (15.48%) XSLT
26 35 (13.89%) Git (software)

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 68 (26.98%) CMS
2 24 (9.52%) IIS
3 17 (6.75%) Adobe CQ
4 15 (5.95%) Node.js
5 14 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.97%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (3.57%) TeamSite
7 9 (3.57%) Apache
8 7 (2.78%) nginx
9 5 (1.98%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.98%) Oracle Application Server
9 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.19%) Drupal
10 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.79%) Jadu
11 2 (0.79%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.40%) Immediacy CMS
12 1 (0.40%) WordPress
12 1 (0.40%) Moodle
Applications
1 41 (16.27%) Photoshop
2 29 (11.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 20 (7.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (3.57%) MS Office
5 5 (1.98%) MS Project
6 4 (1.59%) MS Excel
6 4 (1.59%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.59%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.79%) InDesign
8 1 (0.40%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 6 (2.38%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.98%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.59%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.57%) GitHub
2 4 (1.59%) SaaS
3 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.51%) Intranet
2 10 (3.97%) Internet
3 8 (3.17%) HTTP
4 5 (1.98%) LDAP
5 3 (1.19%) Extranet
5 3 (1.19%) DVB
6 2 (0.79%) DAB
7 1 (0.40%) DNS
7 1 (0.40%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.54%) MySQL
2 18 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.98%) OLTP
3 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.98%) TKPROF
4 3 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (16.27%) Axure RP
2 35 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 32 (12.70%) Subversion
4 29 (11.51%) Visual Studio
5 15 (5.95%) Grunt
6 12 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
6 12 (4.76%) Selenium
7 11 (4.37%) Maven
7 11 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (4.37%) JUnit
7 11 (4.37%) Bower
8 9 (3.57%) Bitbucket
9 8 (3.17%) Ant
10 7 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (2.78%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.98%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.98%) QuickTest Pro
11 5 (1.98%) RequisitePro
11 5 (1.98%) Rational Robot
11 5 (1.98%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (11.90%) Finance
2 19 (7.54%) Publishing
3 15 (5.95%) Banking
4 10 (3.97%) Retail
4 10 (3.97%) Marketing
5 8 (3.17%) Games
6 4 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.79%) Electronics
7 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.40%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.40%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 171 (67.86%) Developer
2 83 (32.94%) Front-End Developer
3 48 (19.05%) Designer
4 32 (12.70%) Web Developer
5 26 (10.32%) UX Designer
6 22 (8.73%) CMS Developer
7 20 (7.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (5.16%) UI Developer
8 13 (5.16%) UI Programmer
9 12 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
10 9 (3.57%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.17%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.78%) Java Developer
12 7 (2.78%) Tester
13 6 (2.38%) Analyst
13 6 (2.38%) Consultant
13 6 (2.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 6 (2.38%) UI Designer
14 5 (1.98%) LAMP Developer
14 5 (1.98%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (90.48%) HTML
2 220 (87.30%) CSS
3 122 (48.41%) HTML5
4 120 (47.62%) jQuery
5 115 (45.63%) CSS3
6 79 (31.35%) XHTML
7 76 (30.16%) XML
8 60 (23.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 54 (21.43%) .NET
10 53 (21.03%) AngularJS
11 51 (20.24%) Web Services
12 50 (19.84%) Ajax
13 46 (18.25%) Sass
14 41 (16.27%) ASP.NET
15 39 (15.48%) XSLT
16 34 (13.49%) Backbone.js
17 33 (13.10%) Semantic HTML
18 28 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
19 24 (9.52%) XSD
20 21 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 123 (48.81%) User Experience
2 21 (8.33%) Web 2.0
3 14 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 12 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.98%) Replication
7 5 (1.98%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.19%) Linked Data
9 3 (1.19%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.19%) Interactive TV
9 3 (1.19%) Life Science
9 3 (1.19%) Ontologies
9 3 (1.19%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.79%) Human Factors
10 2 (0.79%) Online Games
10 2 (0.79%) Tandem
10 2 (0.79%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.13%) Linux
2 10 (3.97%) Windows
3 8 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.98%) CentOS
4 5 (1.98%) Ubuntu
4 5 (1.98%) Android
5 4 (1.59%) VMS
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (26.59%) Content Management
3 47 (18.65%) OO
4 43 (17.06%) MVC
5 41 (16.27%) Web Development
6 40 (15.87%) E-Commerce
7 35 (13.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 33 (13.10%) TDD
9 32 (12.70%) OOP
10 29 (11.51%) Web Accessibility
11 24 (9.52%) Scrum
12 22 (8.73%) Rapid Prototyping
13 21 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (6.75%) BDD
15 16 (6.35%) Analytics
16 13 (5.16%) SEO
17 12 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (4.37%) UX Design
18 11 (4.37%) UML
18 11 (4.37%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 182 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 65 (25.79%) Java
3 51 (20.24%) SQL
4 32 (12.70%) C#
4 32 (12.70%) PHP
5 13 (5.16%) Ruby
6 10 (3.97%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.57%) Clojure
8 5 (1.98%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.98%) XPath
9 4 (1.59%) C
9 4 (1.59%) ActionScript
9 4 (1.59%) Python
10 3 (1.19%) PHP5
10 3 (1.19%) SPARQL
11 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.79%) VBScript
11 2 (0.79%) C++
11 2 (0.79%) Perl
11 2 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (9.92%) Degree
2 5 (1.98%) DV Cleared
2 5 (1.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.98%) ISEB
2 5 (1.98%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.59%) HND
4 3 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.40%) MCAD
5 1 (0.40%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.16%) WCAG
2 9 (3.57%) QA
3 8 (3.17%) WAI
4 5 (1.98%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 7 (2.78%) Varnish
2 5 (1.98%) Oracle Clusterware
2 5 (1.98%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (1.98%) Data Guard
1 5 (1.98%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 52 (20.63%) Adobe
2 25 (9.92%) Google
3 24 (9.52%) OpenText
4 22 (8.73%) RedDot
5 18 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 13 (5.16%) Sitecore
7 11 (4.37%) HP
8 8 (3.17%) Capita
9 6 (2.38%) IBM
9 6 (2.38%) Oracle
10 4 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.79%) Apple
11 2 (0.79%) Perforce
11 2 (0.79%) hybris
11 2 (0.79%) Sencha
11 2 (0.79%) Facebook
11 2 (0.79%) Twitter
12 1 (0.40%) Interwoven
12 1 (0.40%) VMware
12 1 (0.40%) FatWire
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