The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 125 127 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing W3C 7 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 0.038% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.14% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate
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£250 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
-10.38% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.81% -1.66%
W3C
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
735 695 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.23% 26.35% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 368 318
Average daily rate £375 £371 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 18 23
Average hourly rate £30.75 £25.00 £15.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% +64.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £13.40 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.30 £25.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

W3C
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

W3C Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

W3C
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

W3C Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

W3C
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 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
(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
Glasgow - 5 £250 - 1
Stirling - 2 £325 -
W3C
UK

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (75.00%) Content Management
2 7 (58.33%) Adobe
3 6 (50.00%) CMS
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
4 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Content Management
5 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Web Design
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) User Experience
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) SOA
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) Intranet
7 2 (16.67%) ISEB
8 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
8 1 (8.33%) Flash

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (50.00%) CMS
2 4 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Acrobat
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (8.33%) InDesign
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Web Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) HTML
1 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) Flash
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Animation
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Content Management
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Content Management
3 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Web Design
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Adobe
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