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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 421 439 420
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Contract jobs citing W3C 142 115 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 0.92% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 62 66
Average daily rate
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£375 £359 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -50.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £28.50
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12745 12519 13385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.86% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7805 7723 7829
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £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 518 553 709
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -20.32%
W3C
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 87 £400 +6.66% 15
South East +13 32 £350 -3.44% 4
East of England -27 9 £375 - 2
Yorkshire +6 4 £200 - 5
South West - 4 £220 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £278 - 1
North West -2 2 - - 9
East Midlands - - - - 3
W3C
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W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 247 (92.16%) HTML
2 243 (90.67%) CSS
3 206 (76.87%) JavaScript
4 136 (50.75%) HTML5
5 126 (47.01%) CSS3
6 107 (39.93%) XHTML
7 95 (35.45%) jQuery
8 80 (29.85%) E-Commerce
9 75 (27.99%) Java
10 74 (27.61%) JSP
11 61 (22.76%) OO
12 57 (21.27%) Ajax
13 56 (20.90%) Semantic HTML
14 51 (19.03%) JSTL
15 50 (18.66%) Photoshop
16 48 (17.91%) XML
17 46 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
18 37 (13.81%) Responsive Web Design
19 34 (12.69%) Retail
20 33 (12.31%) Subversion
20 33 (12.31%) Finance
21 32 (11.94%) XSLT
22 31 (11.57%) Web Services
22 31 (11.57%) Web Design
23 30 (11.19%) AngularJS
24 29 (10.82%) Degree
25 28 (10.45%) CMS
25 28 (10.45%) Scrum
25 28 (10.45%) PHP
25 28 (10.45%) Analytics

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 28 (10.45%) CMS
2 24 (8.96%) Node.js
3 11 (4.10%) Apache
4 8 (2.99%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.61%) TeamSite
6 6 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (2.24%) nginx
6 6 (2.24%) IIS
7 4 (1.49%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.12%) WordPress
8 3 (1.12%) Drupal
9 2 (0.75%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.75%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.37%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 50 (18.66%) Photoshop
2 26 (9.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.49%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.12%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.75%) GIMP
5 2 (0.75%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.37%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) GitHub
2 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.48%) Intranet
2 11 (4.10%) Internet
3 8 (2.99%) DAB
4 5 (1.87%) HTTP
5 4 (1.49%) Extranet
5 4 (1.49%) FTP
6 2 (0.75%) VoLTE
6 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.75%) HSPA
6 2 (0.75%) LTE
6 2 (0.75%) LDAP
6 2 (0.75%) GPRS
6 2 (0.75%) GSM
6 2 (0.75%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.75%) UMTS
6 2 (0.75%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.37%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.46%) MySQL
2 15 (5.60%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.73%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.61%) SQL Server 2000
5 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.87%) Triplestore
7 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.75%) OLTP
8 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.75%) TKPROF
9 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (12.31%) Subversion
2 25 (9.33%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.22%) JUnit
4 13 (4.85%) Dreamweaver
5 9 (3.36%) PowerDesigner
5 9 (3.36%) Jasmine
6 8 (2.99%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.99%) Ant
6 8 (2.99%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.61%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (2.61%) NUnit
8 6 (2.24%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.87%) Grunt
9 5 (1.87%) Firebug
10 4 (1.49%) Bower
10 4 (1.49%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.49%) Axure RP
11 3 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.12%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.12%) ClearQuest
General
1 34 (12.69%) Retail
2 33 (12.31%) Finance
3 26 (9.70%) Manufacturing
4 18 (6.72%) Publishing
4 18 (6.72%) Legal
5 17 (6.34%) Marketing
6 12 (4.48%) Banking
7 7 (2.61%) Investment Banking
8 6 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.24%) Advertising
9 5 (1.87%) Games
10 3 (1.12%) Danish Language
10 3 (1.12%) Dutch Language
10 3 (1.12%) Italian Language
10 3 (1.12%) Japanese Language
10 3 (1.12%) Korean Language
10 3 (1.12%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (1.12%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.12%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 198 (73.88%) Developer
2 106 (39.55%) Front-End Developer
3 37 (13.81%) Web Developer
4 35 (13.06%) Designer
5 25 (9.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 23 (8.58%) Web Designer
7 18 (6.72%) Architect
8 13 (4.85%) HTML Developer
9 12 (4.48%) Front-End Web Developer
10 9 (3.36%) Senior Developer
11 8 (2.99%) Java Developer
11 8 (2.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 7 (2.61%) Ontologist
13 6 (2.24%) UI Developer
13 6 (2.24%) Programmer
13 6 (2.24%) C# Developer
14 5 (1.87%) .NET Developer
14 5 (1.87%) Analyst
14 5 (1.87%) PHP Developer
14 5 (1.87%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (92.16%) HTML
2 243 (90.67%) CSS
3 136 (50.75%) HTML5
4 126 (47.01%) CSS3
5 107 (39.93%) XHTML
6 95 (35.45%) jQuery
7 74 (27.61%) JSP
8 57 (21.27%) Ajax
9 56 (20.90%) Semantic HTML
10 51 (19.03%) JSTL
11 48 (17.91%) XML
12 32 (11.94%) XSLT
13 31 (11.57%) Web Services
14 30 (11.19%) AngularJS
15 28 (10.45%) KnockoutJS
16 27 (10.07%) .NET
17 22 (8.21%) XSD
18 18 (6.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (6.72%) Ext JS
19 17 (6.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.09%) Graphic Design
2 17 (6.34%) Semantic Web
3 12 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.48%) Data Conversion
4 7 (2.61%) Life Science
4 7 (2.61%) Ontologies
5 6 (2.24%) Open Source
6 5 (1.87%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.49%) Online Games
8 3 (1.12%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.12%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.12%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.12%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.12%) Animation
8 3 (1.12%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.34%) Linux
2 7 (2.61%) Windows
3 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.75%) Android
5 1 (0.37%) Debian
5 1 (0.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (29.85%) E-Commerce
2 61 (22.76%) OO
3 46 (17.16%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (13.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 31 (11.57%) Web Design
6 28 (10.45%) Scrum
6 28 (10.45%) Analytics
7 24 (8.96%) Web Accessibility
8 23 (8.58%) Content Management
9 20 (7.46%) Web Development
10 19 (7.09%) Usability Testing
10 19 (7.09%) Validation
11 18 (6.72%) RDF
12 17 (6.34%) MVC
12 17 (6.34%) Unit Testing
13 16 (5.97%) SEO
14 15 (5.60%) UML
15 14 (5.22%) TDD
15 14 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (4.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 206 (76.87%) JavaScript
2 75 (27.99%) Java
3 28 (10.45%) PHP
4 18 (6.72%) C#
4 18 (6.72%) SPARQL
5 13 (4.85%) SQL
6 11 (4.10%) XQuery
7 10 (3.73%) Perl
8 8 (2.99%) Ruby
9 7 (2.61%) VB6
9 7 (2.61%) VBScript
9 7 (2.61%) VB
10 6 (2.24%) Python
11 4 (1.49%) XPath
11 4 (1.49%) PHP5
11 4 (1.49%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.49%) Clojure
11 4 (1.49%) R
12 3 (1.12%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (10.82%) Degree
2 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.58%) WAI
2 16 (5.97%) WCAG
3 12 (4.48%) QA
4 4 (1.49%) Section 508
5 3 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.24%) Varnish
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.75%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (9.70%) Adobe
2 17 (6.34%) Google
3 12 (4.48%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.10%) Oracle
4 11 (4.10%) Twitter
5 8 (2.99%) Interwoven
5 8 (2.99%) hybris
6 7 (2.61%) Facebook
7 6 (2.24%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.49%) Zend
8 4 (1.49%) ATG
8 4 (1.49%) Stellent
9 3 (1.12%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.12%) Sencha
9 3 (1.12%) Omniture
10 2 (0.75%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.75%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.75%) Apple
11 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.37%) Symantec
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Citybase Apartments (Worldview Limited)
Rate: £30,000 - £40,000
Posted: 21 days ago