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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 439 443 406
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -37
Contract jobs citing W3C 150 116 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.77% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 78 76
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £275 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £20.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £20.25
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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
16162 14993 16176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.97% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9953 9408 9544
Average daily rate £413 £418 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 679 606 799
Average hourly rate £18.54 £18.95 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -24.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 18 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 18 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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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 -24 66 £400 +6.66% 14
South East +33 44 £350 -12.50% 9
Yorkshire +9 11 £193 -3.75% 2
East of England -30 10 £375 - 1
West Midlands - 7 £315 - 4
North West -2 5 £388 +10.71% 8
South West -32 4 £350 +7.69% 5
East Midlands - - - - 2
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W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 245 (93.87%) HTML
2 240 (91.95%) CSS
3 196 (75.10%) JavaScript
4 132 (50.57%) HTML5
5 129 (49.43%) CSS3
6 95 (36.40%) jQuery
7 83 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
8 80 (30.65%) XHTML
9 79 (30.27%) User Experience
10 61 (23.37%) OO
11 60 (22.99%) E-Commerce
12 59 (22.61%) Java
13 54 (20.69%) JSP
14 53 (20.31%) Photoshop
15 49 (18.77%) XML
16 44 (16.86%) Ajax
17 42 (16.09%) Semantic HTML
18 37 (14.18%) JSTL
18 37 (14.18%) Subversion
18 37 (14.18%) CMS
19 36 (13.79%) PHP
19 36 (13.79%) AngularJS
20 35 (13.41%) KnockoutJS
20 35 (13.41%) Web Development
21 30 (11.49%) Responsive Web Design
22 28 (10.73%) Content Management
22 28 (10.73%) Web Services
23 27 (10.34%) XSLT
23 27 (10.34%) Adobe
23 27 (10.34%) Retail

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 37 (14.18%) CMS
2 27 (10.34%) Node.js
3 12 (4.60%) Apache
4 8 (3.07%) WordPress
5 7 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.68%) TeamSite
5 7 (2.68%) Drupal
6 6 (2.30%) nginx
6 6 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.30%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.92%) IIS
8 3 (1.15%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
10 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.38%) Moodle
10 1 (0.38%) ExpressionEngine
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 53 (20.31%) Photoshop
2 26 (9.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (4.21%) Fireworks
4 4 (1.53%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.77%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.77%) GIMP
6 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.07%) GitHub
2 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.98%) Intranet
2 9 (3.45%) Internet
2 9 (3.45%) DAB
3 7 (2.68%) FTP
4 4 (1.53%) Extranet
5 3 (1.15%) HTTP
6 2 (0.77%) LDAP
6 2 (0.77%) DNS
7 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.58%) MySQL
2 19 (7.28%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.15%) Triplestore
7 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.77%) TKPROF
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.77%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 37 (14.18%) Subversion
2 27 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.90%) Dreamweaver
4 17 (6.51%) Visual Studio
5 13 (4.98%) Jasmine
6 11 (4.21%) JUnit
7 9 (3.45%) Ant
7 9 (3.45%) Axure RP
7 9 (3.45%) Jenkins
8 7 (2.68%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (2.68%) NUnit
8 7 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.30%) Mercurial
9 6 (2.30%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.30%) PowerDesigner
9 6 (2.30%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.53%) QUnit
10 4 (1.53%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.53%) Grunt
10 4 (1.53%) Sinon.JS
General
1 27 (10.34%) Retail
2 26 (9.96%) Finance
3 19 (7.28%) Manufacturing
3 19 (7.28%) Marketing
4 17 (6.51%) Publishing
5 13 (4.98%) Banking
6 11 (4.21%) Legal
7 8 (3.07%) Games
8 7 (2.68%) Advertising
9 6 (2.30%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.15%) Danish Language
11 3 (1.15%) Dutch Language
11 3 (1.15%) Italian Language
11 3 (1.15%) Japanese Language
11 3 (1.15%) Korean Language
11 3 (1.15%) Portuguese Language
11 3 (1.15%) Spanish Language
11 3 (1.15%) Swedish Language
12 2 (0.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 198 (75.86%) Developer
2 100 (38.31%) Front-End Developer
3 47 (18.01%) Web Developer
4 36 (13.79%) Designer
5 24 (9.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 14 (5.36%) Web Designer
7 13 (4.98%) Front-End Web Developer
8 12 (4.60%) .NET Developer
8 12 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 12 (4.60%) Architect
9 11 (4.21%) HTML Developer
10 9 (3.45%) PHP Developer
11 7 (2.68%) Programmer
11 7 (2.68%) User Experience Designer
12 6 (2.30%) Consultant
12 6 (2.30%) Analyst
12 6 (2.30%) Java Developer
12 6 (2.30%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 5 (1.92%) UI Developer
13 5 (1.92%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (93.87%) HTML
2 240 (91.95%) CSS
3 132 (50.57%) HTML5
4 129 (49.43%) CSS3
5 95 (36.40%) jQuery
6 80 (30.65%) XHTML
7 54 (20.69%) JSP
8 49 (18.77%) XML
9 44 (16.86%) Ajax
10 42 (16.09%) Semantic HTML
11 37 (14.18%) JSTL
12 36 (13.79%) AngularJS
13 35 (13.41%) KnockoutJS
14 28 (10.73%) Web Services
15 27 (10.34%) XSLT
16 25 (9.58%) .NET
17 20 (7.66%) Flash
18 17 (6.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 16 (6.13%) XSD
19 16 (6.13%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (30.27%) User Experience
2 14 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.60%) Graphic Design
3 12 (4.60%) Semantic Web
4 9 (3.45%) Data Conversion
5 7 (2.68%) Open Source
5 7 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.68%) Online Games
6 5 (1.92%) Life Science
6 5 (1.92%) Ontologies
7 4 (1.53%) Animation
7 4 (1.53%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.15%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.15%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.77%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Replication
10 1 (0.38%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.28%) Linux
2 9 (3.45%) Windows
3 7 (2.68%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.53%) Android
6 3 (1.15%) UNIX
7 1 (0.38%) Debian
7 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (31.80%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (23.37%) OO
3 60 (22.99%) E-Commerce
4 35 (13.41%) Web Development
5 30 (11.49%) Responsive Web Design
6 28 (10.73%) Content Management
7 26 (9.96%) MVC
7 26 (9.96%) Scrum
7 26 (9.96%) Web Accessibility
8 23 (8.81%) OOP
9 22 (8.43%) TDD
10 19 (7.28%) SEO
11 18 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (6.13%) Web Design
13 15 (5.75%) Validation
14 14 (5.36%) Analytics
15 12 (4.60%) RDF
15 12 (4.60%) Unit Testing
16 10 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (3.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 196 (75.10%) JavaScript
2 59 (22.61%) Java
3 36 (13.79%) PHP
4 19 (7.28%) C#
5 17 (6.51%) SQL
6 12 (4.60%) SPARQL
7 11 (4.21%) Ruby
8 10 (3.83%) Perl
9 8 (3.07%) XQuery
10 7 (2.68%) Python
10 7 (2.68%) VBScript
10 7 (2.68%) VB
10 7 (2.68%) VB6
11 6 (2.30%) Scala
12 5 (1.92%) PHP5
13 4 (1.53%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.53%) Clojure
13 4 (1.53%) ActionScript
14 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (9.96%) Degree
2 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.90%) WAI
2 15 (5.75%) WCAG
3 13 (4.98%) QA
4 4 (1.53%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.77%) Section 508
6 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.30%) Varnish
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.77%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 27 (10.34%) Adobe
2 14 (5.36%) Google
3 12 (4.60%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.21%) Oracle
5 7 (2.68%) Interwoven
5 7 (2.68%) Facebook
5 7 (2.68%) Twitter
5 7 (2.68%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.68%) hybris
6 5 (1.92%) Sencha
6 5 (1.92%) Zend
7 3 (1.15%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.15%) ATG
7 3 (1.15%) Stellent
8 2 (0.77%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.38%) Omniture
9 1 (0.38%) SAP
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.38%) Apple
9 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
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