The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 402 374 366
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -8
Contract jobs citing W3C 30 53 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.65% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 59
Average daily rate £388 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £475 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £294 £325
% change year-on-year
+36.17% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
- +28.81%
W3C
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8336 8175 8817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.22% 36.45% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5960 5535 6184
Average daily rate £475 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 127 159
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.03 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £46.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in London

W3C
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing W3C across the London region.

W3C Daily Rate Trend in London

W3C
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing W3C across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

W3C Daily Rate Histogram in London

W3C
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the London region.

W3C Hourly Rate Trend in London

W3C
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
City of London +43 6 £500 +11.11% 1
Croydon - 2 £300 -
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 70 (95.89%) HTML
1 70 (95.89%) CSS
2 50 (68.49%) JavaScript
3 35 (47.95%) HTML5
4 34 (46.58%) CSS3
5 32 (43.84%) jQuery
6 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (36.99%) Sass
8 24 (32.88%) Front End Development
9 22 (30.14%) User Experience
10 19 (26.03%) Web Accessibility
10 19 (26.03%) Axure RP
11 18 (24.66%) OmniGraffle
12 17 (23.29%) TDD
12 17 (23.29%) OO
13 16 (21.92%) Web Services
13 16 (21.92%) Node.js
14 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
14 14 (19.18%) LESS
14 14 (19.18%) HTTP
15 13 (17.81%) Ajax
15 13 (17.81%) Web Development
15 13 (17.81%) Grunt
15 13 (17.81%) Mocha
16 10 (13.70%) Progressive Enhancement
16 10 (13.70%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
16 10 (13.70%) Subversion
16 10 (13.70%) XML
16 10 (13.70%) Linux

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 16 (21.92%) Node.js
2 2 (2.74%) Apache
2 2 (2.74%) CMS
2 2 (2.74%) Confluence
2 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.74%) WordPress
3 1 (1.37%) Drupal
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (24.66%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (5.48%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) GIMP
4 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.48%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.11%) GitHub
4 1 (1.37%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.37%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) HTTP
2 7 (9.59%) DNS
2 7 (9.59%) Internet
2 7 (9.59%) SSL
2 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Axure RP
2 14 (19.18%) Git (software)
3 13 (17.81%) Grunt
3 13 (17.81%) Mocha
4 10 (13.70%) Subversion
5 9 (12.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (10.96%) Jenkins
7 7 (9.59%) PhantomJS
8 6 (8.22%) Hudson
8 6 (8.22%) Jasmine
9 5 (6.85%) PHPUnit
10 4 (5.48%) Cucumber
11 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.74%) Ant
12 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.74%) gulp
12 2 (2.74%) JIRA
12 2 (2.74%) Maven
12 2 (2.74%) Selenium
13 1 (1.37%) JUnit
General
1 8 (10.96%) Advertising
2 5 (6.85%) Local Government
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.37%) French Language
5 1 (1.37%) German Language
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (63.01%) Developer
2 26 (35.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 26 (35.62%) JavaScript Developer
3 20 (27.40%) Designer
4 19 (26.03%) UX Designer
5 9 (12.33%) Lead Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.22%) HTML Developer
7 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.48%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (5.48%) JSP Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Junior
8 4 (5.48%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.74%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.74%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (2.74%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (95.89%) CSS
1 70 (95.89%) HTML
2 35 (47.95%) HTML5
3 34 (46.58%) CSS3
4 32 (43.84%) jQuery
5 27 (36.99%) Sass
6 16 (21.92%) Web Services
7 14 (19.18%) LESS
8 13 (17.81%) Ajax
9 10 (13.70%) XML
10 9 (12.33%) JSP
10 9 (12.33%) RequireJS
11 8 (10.96%) JSON
11 8 (10.96%) REST
11 8 (10.96%) RESTful
12 7 (9.59%) Apache Cordova
13 6 (8.22%) AngularJS
13 6 (8.22%) DHTML
13 6 (8.22%) Express
13 6 (8.22%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) User Experience
2 6 (8.22%) New Media
3 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.11%) Social Media
4 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.74%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.37%) Blog
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) EPoS
5 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.37%) Online Games
5 1 (1.37%) Psychology
5 1 (1.37%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Android
2 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.74%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) Front End Development
3 19 (26.03%) Web Accessibility
4 17 (23.29%) OO
4 17 (23.29%) TDD
5 13 (17.81%) Web Development
6 10 (13.70%) Progressive Enhancement
6 10 (13.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (13.70%) Unit Testing
7 9 (12.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 7 (9.59%) Refactoring
8 7 (9.59%) SEO
8 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.22%) MVC
9 6 (8.22%) Pair Programming
10 5 (6.85%) Analytics
10 5 (6.85%) BDD
10 5 (6.85%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.85%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 50 (68.49%) JavaScript
2 10 (13.70%) Java
3 9 (12.33%) PHP
4 6 (8.22%) PHP 5
5 4 (5.48%) Ruby
6 3 (4.11%) SQL
7 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.74%) C#
7 2 (2.74%) ES6
7 2 (2.74%) Python
8 1 (1.37%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) WAI
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Google
1 6 (8.22%) Zend
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Adobe
3 2 (2.74%) Apple
3 2 (2.74%) Facebook
3 2 (2.74%) hybris
3 2 (2.74%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.74%) Twitter
4 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.37%) ForgeRock
4 1 (1.37%) Omniture
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Pega