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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 117 112 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing W3C 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.72% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £306 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.58 £10.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+97.52% -51.44%
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
695 556 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.20% 22.79% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 250 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 18
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.13 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.26% -18.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.82 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £17.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014. 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
Glasgow -7 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Fife - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
W3C
UK

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) CMS
2 5 (50.00%) Web Design
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Content Management
3 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) XHTML
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (20.00%) Intranet
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) Animation
6 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
6 1 (10.00%) WordPress
6 1 (10.00%) JPA
6 1 (10.00%) Android
6 1 (10.00%) RESTful
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) Social Media

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (10.00%) InDesign
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Digital Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Designer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
4 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) XHTML
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) Flash
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) JPA
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Android
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Web Design
2 4 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) SEO
4 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle