The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Web 2.0 in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web 2.0 over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web 2.0
Rank 408 407 407
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Web 2.0 5 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% 0.034% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.059% 0.091% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 11
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£425 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% +15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £40.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.98% -
Web 2.0
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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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8440 8788 9404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.00% 37.44% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5874 5909 6345
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 166 202
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

Web 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web 2.0 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Web 2.0 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Web 2.0
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web 2.0 across the London region.

Web 2.0 Daily Rate Trend in London

Web 2.0
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web 2.0 across the London region.

Web 2.0 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Web 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Web 2.0 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 Web 2.0.

1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) JSP
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Servlets
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (25.00%) JSTL
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) DOM
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) Solaris
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) Ant

Web 2.0
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Web 2.0 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 Web 2.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) SS7
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
1 1 (12.50%) NGN
1 1 (12.50%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 1 (12.50%) Log4j
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) JSP
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) JSTL
3 2 (25.00%) CSS3
3 2 (25.00%) Servlets
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Java SE
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) DOM
4 1 (12.50%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) JAXB
4 1 (12.50%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) RAD
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Interwoven
1 1 (12.50%) ATG
1 1 (12.50%) Blue Martini
1 1 (12.50%) Elastic Path