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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 352 313 290
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -23
Contract jobs citing W3C 46 80 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.37% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.99% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 51
Average daily rate
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£360 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £281 £290
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £10.93 -
% change year-on-year
+97.52% -
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
7468 8092 7257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.54% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5266 5552 5089
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 160 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 January 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 30 January 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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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 -3 13 £355 -11.25% 4
New Malden - - - -
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 100 (87.72%) HTML
2 95 (83.33%) CSS
3 91 (79.82%) JavaScript
4 70 (61.40%) HTML5
5 65 (57.02%) CSS3
6 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (42.98%) jQuery
7 42 (36.84%) XHTML
8 39 (34.21%) OO
9 35 (30.70%) User Experience
10 34 (29.82%) XML
11 33 (28.95%) Java
12 29 (25.44%) PHP
13 28 (24.56%) AngularJS
14 27 (23.68%) TDD
15 24 (21.05%) Git (software)
16 23 (20.18%) Web Services
17 22 (19.30%) Web Development
18 21 (18.42%) Ajax
18 21 (18.42%) MVC
18 21 (18.42%) Scrum
19 20 (17.54%) Subversion
19 20 (17.54%) Content Management
20 19 (16.67%) Finance
21 18 (15.79%) SQL
21 18 (15.79%) Sass
21 18 (15.79%) BDD
22 17 (14.91%) MySQL
23 16 (14.04%) E-Commerce
23 16 (14.04%) Backbone.js

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 15 (13.16%) CMS
2 10 (8.77%) Node.js
3 9 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 8 (7.02%) Apache
5 7 (6.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (5.26%) IIS
7 5 (4.39%) nginx
8 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.63%) Drupal
8 3 (2.63%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.75%) Moodle
9 2 (1.75%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.88%) Jadu
10 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.88%) WordPress
10 1 (0.88%) TYPO3
10 1 (0.88%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 15 (13.16%) Photoshop
2 10 (8.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (7.02%) MS Office
4 4 (3.51%) Acrobat
4 4 (3.51%) MS Project
5 2 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.75%) InDesign
5 2 (1.75%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.88%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) GitHub
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) Intranet
2 6 (5.26%) Internet
3 5 (4.39%) HTTP
4 3 (2.63%) DNS
4 3 (2.63%) LDAP
4 3 (2.63%) DAB
4 3 (2.63%) DVB
5 1 (0.88%) SSL
5 1 (0.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) MySQL
2 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.63%) OLTP
3 3 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.63%) TKPROF
4 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 20 (17.54%) Subversion
3 12 (10.53%) Jenkins
4 7 (6.14%) Jasmine
5 6 (5.26%) QUnit
5 6 (5.26%) Mercurial
6 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (4.39%) Maven
6 5 (4.39%) Grunt
6 5 (4.39%) Sinon.JS
7 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.51%) Hudson
7 4 (3.51%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.51%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.51%) Rational Functional Tester
7 4 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (3.51%) RequisitePro
7 4 (3.51%) Rational Robot
7 4 (3.51%) JUnit
General
1 19 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (7.02%) Retail
3 7 (6.14%) Games
4 6 (5.26%) Publishing
5 4 (3.51%) Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.75%) Marketing
7 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.88%) Back Office
8 1 (0.88%) Electronics
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (78.95%) Developer
2 46 (40.35%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (12.28%) Web Developer
4 11 (9.65%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (9.65%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.89%) PHP Developer
6 8 (7.02%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 8 (7.02%) LAMP Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Front-End Web Developer
7 7 (6.14%) UI Developer
7 7 (6.14%) UI Programmer
8 6 (5.26%) UI Designer
8 6 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 6 (5.26%) Designer
9 5 (4.39%) Architect
9 5 (4.39%) CMS Developer
10 4 (3.51%) HTML Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (87.72%) HTML
2 95 (83.33%) CSS
3 70 (61.40%) HTML5
4 65 (57.02%) CSS3
5 49 (42.98%) jQuery
6 42 (36.84%) XHTML
7 34 (29.82%) XML
8 28 (24.56%) AngularJS
9 23 (20.18%) Web Services
10 21 (18.42%) Ajax
11 18 (15.79%) Sass
12 16 (14.04%) Backbone.js
13 15 (13.16%) RESTful
14 13 (11.40%) .NET
14 13 (11.40%) Semantic HTML
15 12 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (10.53%) JSP
16 11 (9.65%) JSON
17 10 (8.77%) XSLT
18 9 (7.89%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.70%) User Experience
2 8 (7.02%) Digital Media
2 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.63%) Replication
4 3 (2.63%) Online Games
4 3 (2.63%) Interactive TV
4 3 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.75%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.75%) Animation
5 2 (1.75%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.75%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) DTV
6 1 (0.88%) BBC
6 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.40%) Linux
2 11 (9.65%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.02%) Android
3 8 (7.02%) Windows
4 4 (3.51%) Ubuntu
4 4 (3.51%) CentOS
4 4 (3.51%) VMS
5 2 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.21%) OO
3 27 (23.68%) TDD
4 22 (19.30%) Web Development
5 21 (18.42%) MVC
5 21 (18.42%) Scrum
6 20 (17.54%) Content Management
7 18 (15.79%) BDD
8 16 (14.04%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.53%) OOP
9 12 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.77%) SEO
11 9 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (6.14%) RUP
12 7 (6.14%) UML
12 7 (6.14%) SOA
12 7 (6.14%) UX Design
13 6 (5.26%) Analytics
13 6 (5.26%) Mentoring
13 6 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 91 (79.82%) JavaScript
2 33 (28.95%) Java
3 29 (25.44%) PHP
4 18 (15.79%) SQL
5 12 (10.53%) Ruby
6 11 (9.65%) C#
7 9 (7.89%) Python
8 7 (6.14%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.39%) Scala
10 4 (3.51%) Clojure
10 4 (3.51%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.63%) PHP5
11 3 (2.63%) XPath
12 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.75%) VBScript
12 2 (1.75%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.75%) Perl
13 1 (0.88%) C
13 1 (0.88%) C++
13 1 (0.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (12.28%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.14%) WCAG
1 7 (6.14%) WAI
2 5 (4.39%) QA
3 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Varnish
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (2.63%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (7.02%) Sitecore
2 7 (6.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.39%) Adobe
3 5 (4.39%) RedDot
4 4 (3.51%) Open Text
4 4 (3.51%) HP
4 4 (3.51%) IBM
4 4 (3.51%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.51%) Oracle
5 2 (1.75%) Google
5 2 (1.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.88%) Perforce
6 1 (0.88%) FatWire
6 1 (0.88%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.88%) Zend
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