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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 339 337 293
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -44
Contract jobs citing W3C 69 78 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.92% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 63
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £307
% change year-on-year
-2.69% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
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
7981 8518 8437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.82% 37.57% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5471 6000 5746
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 145 196
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £23.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.55 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +2.27%

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 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
City of London -7 6 £350 -3.44% 4
Croydon -7 5 - -
New Malden - 4 £275 -
Wimbledon - 2 £306 -
Hayes - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 -
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 89 (87.25%) HTML
2 85 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 85 (83.33%) CSS
3 70 (68.63%) CSS3
4 66 (64.71%) HTML5
5 48 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (45.10%) jQuery
7 38 (37.25%) User Experience
8 33 (32.35%) Java
9 30 (29.41%) AngularJS
10 28 (27.45%) OO
11 27 (26.47%) XHTML
11 27 (26.47%) KnockoutJS
12 25 (24.51%) Git (software)
13 24 (23.53%) Scrum
14 23 (22.55%) E-Commerce
14 23 (22.55%) Sass
15 22 (21.57%) XML
15 22 (21.57%) Ajax
16 21 (20.59%) TDD
17 20 (19.61%) Subversion
18 18 (17.65%) PHP
18 18 (17.65%) SQL
18 18 (17.65%) Backbone.js
19 17 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
19 17 (16.67%) MySQL
19 17 (16.67%) Photoshop
19 17 (16.67%) Web Services
20 16 (15.69%) MVC
21 15 (14.71%) Finance

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 14 (13.73%) CMS
2 12 (11.76%) Node.js
3 9 (8.82%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (8.82%) nginx
3 9 (8.82%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.82%) Apache
4 6 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.88%) GlassFish
5 5 (4.90%) Jetty
5 5 (4.90%) JBoss
5 5 (4.90%) Mule
5 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
5 5 (4.90%) iPlanet
5 5 (4.90%) Tornado
5 5 (4.90%) WildFly
5 5 (4.90%) Mule ESB
5 5 (4.90%) Apache TomEE
6 4 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (3.92%) Confluence
6 4 (3.92%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 7 (6.86%) MS Office
2 7 (6.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.92%) Acrobat
4 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.98%) GIMP
6 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.86%) GitHub
2 4 (3.92%) OpenShift
3 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.96%) Office 365
4 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.98%) SaaS
4 1 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.71%) HTTP
2 5 (4.90%) Internet
3 4 (3.92%) DAB
3 4 (3.92%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (3.92%) LDAP
3 4 (3.92%) Intranet
4 3 (2.94%) Extranet
5 1 (0.98%) DNS
5 1 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.67%) MySQL
2 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.90%) Redis
3 5 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.92%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.92%) TKPROF
4 4 (3.92%) Riak
4 4 (3.92%) Infinispan
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.92%) OLTP
5 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (24.51%) Git (software)
2 20 (19.61%) Subversion
3 6 (5.88%) Maven
3 6 (5.88%) Bitbucket
4 5 (4.90%) Gradle
4 5 (4.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.90%) Selenium
4 5 (4.90%) JUnit
4 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (3.92%) JMeter
5 4 (3.92%) JIRA
5 4 (3.92%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.92%) Mocha
5 4 (3.92%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.92%) JSUnit
5 4 (3.92%) Gerrit
5 4 (3.92%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.92%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.96%) Bower
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Advertising
3 4 (3.92%) Games
3 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.92%) Marketing
4 3 (2.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Publishing
6 1 (0.98%) Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 79 (77.45%) Developer
2 40 (39.22%) Front-End Developer
3 21 (20.59%) Web Developer
4 11 (10.78%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Front-End Web Developer
6 6 (5.88%) UI Programmer
6 6 (5.88%) UI Developer
6 6 (5.88%) Architect
7 5 (4.90%) Java Architect
7 5 (4.90%) Designer
8 4 (3.92%) Junior Designer
8 4 (3.92%) UX Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Junior
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (2.94%) .NET Developer
9 3 (2.94%) Tester
9 3 (2.94%) LAMP Developer
9 3 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (2.94%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (87.25%) HTML
2 85 (83.33%) CSS
3 70 (68.63%) CSS3
4 66 (64.71%) HTML5
5 46 (45.10%) jQuery
6 30 (29.41%) AngularJS
7 27 (26.47%) XHTML
7 27 (26.47%) KnockoutJS
8 23 (22.55%) Sass
9 22 (21.57%) Ajax
9 22 (21.57%) XML
10 18 (17.65%) Backbone.js
11 17 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
11 17 (16.67%) Web Services
12 14 (13.73%) .NET
12 14 (13.73%) LESS
13 12 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (10.78%) REST
15 10 (9.80%) Ember.js
16 9 (8.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (37.25%) User Experience
2 8 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.92%) Replication
5 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.94%) Online Games
6 2 (1.96%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.98%) Clustering
7 1 (0.98%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.98%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.98%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.98%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.98%) DTV
7 1 (0.98%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.76%) Linux
2 7 (6.86%) Windows
3 5 (4.90%) CentOS
3 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.90%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.45%) OO
3 24 (23.53%) Scrum
4 23 (22.55%) E-Commerce
5 21 (20.59%) TDD
6 16 (15.69%) MVC
7 14 (13.73%) Content Management
8 11 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.80%) BDD
9 10 (9.80%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (8.82%) SDLC
10 9 (8.82%) Web Development
11 8 (7.84%) Configuration Management
11 8 (7.84%) SOA
11 8 (7.84%) UML
12 7 (6.86%) RUP
12 7 (6.86%) Validation
12 7 (6.86%) Open Source
12 7 (6.86%) Analytics
13 6 (5.88%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 85 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 33 (32.35%) Java
3 18 (17.65%) PHP
3 18 (17.65%) SQL
4 13 (12.75%) C#
5 8 (7.84%) Ruby
6 6 (5.88%) Clojure
7 5 (4.90%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.92%) XPath
9 3 (2.94%) PHP5
9 3 (2.94%) C
10 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.96%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.96%) Python
11 1 (0.98%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.98%) C++
11 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.80%) Degree
2 8 (7.84%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 4 (3.92%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.96%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) Varnish
2 5 (4.90%) Squid
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.92%) vCloud
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle Clusterware
3 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (3.92%) Data Guard
1 4 (3.92%) ZABBIX
1 4 (3.92%) Puppet
1 4 (3.92%) HAProxy
1 4 (3.92%) Ansible
1 4 (3.92%) logstash
1 4 (3.92%) Salt
1 4 (3.92%) Kibana
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle Flashback
1 4 (3.92%) Rundeck
1 4 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.96%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 12 (11.76%) Oracle
1 12 (11.76%) Sitecore
2 8 (7.84%) Adobe
3 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.90%) VMware
4 5 (4.90%) Twitter
5 4 (3.92%) Pega
5 4 (3.92%) Splunk
6 2 (1.96%) Google
6 2 (1.96%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (1.96%) Interwoven
6 2 (1.96%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.96%) BT
6 2 (1.96%) IBM
7 1 (0.98%) SAP
7 1 (0.98%) Perforce
7 1 (0.98%) FatWire
7 1 (0.98%) OpenText
7 1 (0.98%) RedDot
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