The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 493 453 404
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -49
Contract jobs citing W3C 116 130 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.77% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 88 84
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£325 £375 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £254 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
-10.38% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.81% -1.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.81% -1.66%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16952 16963 14865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.32% 31.08% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10413 10531 8844
Average daily rate £420 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 649 663 636
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.78 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.74% -7.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend

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

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

W3C
Daily Rate Trend

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

W3C Daily Rate Trend in the UK

W3C
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing W3C within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

W3C Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

W3C
Hourly Rate Trend

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

W3C Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

W3C
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the UK 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
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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
England -49 104 £325 -13.33% 46
London -3 55 £338 -10.00% 13
South East -28 20 £295 +12.38% 14
Berkshire -1 13 £400 +48.14% 9
Reading +6 11 - - 3
Yorkshire -9 10 £263 +16.66% 4
East of England +2 9 £350 -6.66% 7
Hertfordshire -9 9 £350 -6.66% 3
Scotland +2 7 £250 - 1
Watford 0 7 - - 1
City of London +4 5 £413 +10.00% 5
North Yorkshire - 5 £215 -
York - 5 £215 -
Glasgow - 5 £250 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £313 - 2
West Yorkshire -3 4 £263 +16.66% 3
Leeds -12 4 £263 +16.66% 3
County Antrim - 4 - -
Belfast - 4 - -
Northern Ireland - 4 - -
Hampshire -20 3 £225 -14.28% 1
Solihull - 3 £313 -
New Malden - 3 £275 -
Wiltshire +11 2 £425 +93.18% 1
Swindon +9 2 £425 +93.18%
South West +3 2 £425 +107.31% 1
Croydon -6 2 - -
Stirling - 2 £325 -
Worthing - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £299 -

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 222 (89.88%) HTML
2 216 (87.45%) CSS
3 178 (72.06%) JavaScript
4 115 (46.56%) User Experience
5 114 (46.15%) jQuery
6 108 (43.72%) HTML5
7 107 (43.32%) CSS3
8 90 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (31.17%) CMS
9 77 (31.17%) XHTML
10 76 (30.77%) Content Management
11 68 (27.53%) XML
12 61 (24.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 60 (24.29%) Adobe
14 59 (23.89%) Web Services
15 58 (23.48%) Java
16 56 (22.67%) .NET
17 55 (22.27%) Ajax
18 53 (21.46%) Sass
19 51 (20.65%) AngularJS
20 46 (18.62%) SQL
20 46 (18.62%) OO
21 44 (17.81%) ASP.NET
21 44 (17.81%) Photoshop
22 41 (16.60%) Axure RP
22 41 (16.60%) Web Development
23 39 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
24 37 (14.98%) Subversion
24 37 (14.98%) MVC
25 36 (14.57%) E-Commerce

W3C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 77 (31.17%) CMS
2 24 (9.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 23 (9.31%) IIS
4 13 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (4.86%) Apache
6 11 (4.45%) Node.js
7 8 (3.24%) nginx
8 7 (2.83%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.83%) SharePoint
9 6 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (2.02%) WordPress
10 5 (2.02%) Drupal
10 5 (2.02%) Oracle Application Server
11 4 (1.62%) Tomcat
11 4 (1.62%) Kentico
12 3 (1.21%) Jadu
12 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.81%) iPlanet
13 2 (0.81%) JBoss
13 2 (0.81%) GlassFish
Applications
1 44 (17.81%) Photoshop
2 30 (12.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 22 (8.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (2.43%) MS Office
5 5 (2.02%) Acrobat
6 3 (1.21%) InDesign
6 3 (1.21%) MS Excel
7 2 (0.81%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.81%) MS Project
7 2 (0.81%) GIMP
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.40%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.81%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.83%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.43%) GitHub
3 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.62%) SaaS
5 2 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.81%) Office 365
5 2 (0.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.53%) Intranet
2 14 (5.67%) HTTP
3 9 (3.64%) Internet
4 5 (2.02%) LDAP
5 3 (1.21%) DAB
5 3 (1.21%) Extranet
6 2 (0.81%) FTP
6 2 (0.81%) SSL
6 2 (0.81%) DVB
6 2 (0.81%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.50%) MySQL
2 20 (8.10%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.43%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.02%) TKPROF
4 5 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.02%) OLTP
5 4 (1.62%) Triplestore
6 3 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.81%) Redis
7 2 (0.81%) Riak
7 2 (0.81%) Infinispan
8 1 (0.40%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (16.60%) Axure RP
2 37 (14.98%) Subversion
3 35 (14.17%) Git (software)
4 33 (13.36%) Visual Studio
5 18 (7.29%) Grunt
6 14 (5.67%) Bower
7 12 (4.86%) Maven
7 12 (4.86%) Selenium
8 11 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (4.05%) JUnit
10 8 (3.24%) Ant
10 8 (3.24%) Jenkins
11 7 (2.83%) Dreamweaver
12 6 (2.43%) JIRA
12 6 (2.43%) Bitbucket
13 5 (2.02%) Jasmine
13 5 (2.02%) SonarQube
13 5 (2.02%) Mercurial
13 5 (2.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 4 (1.62%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (10.12%) Finance
2 17 (6.88%) Publishing
3 10 (4.05%) Marketing
4 9 (3.64%) Banking
5 8 (3.24%) Games
6 6 (2.43%) Retail
7 4 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.62%) Advertising
8 2 (0.81%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) French Language
9 1 (0.40%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.40%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.40%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.40%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Local Government
9 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 173 (70.04%) Developer
2 73 (29.55%) Front-End Developer
3 44 (17.81%) Web Developer
4 43 (17.41%) Designer
5 25 (10.12%) UX Designer
6 21 (8.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 20 (8.10%) CMS Developer
8 13 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
9 10 (4.05%) Analyst
10 9 (3.64%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.24%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.24%) UI Developer
11 8 (3.24%) UI Programmer
12 7 (2.83%) .NET Developer
13 6 (2.43%) Web Designer
13 6 (2.43%) Java Developer
13 6 (2.43%) PHP Developer
13 6 (2.43%) UI Designer
14 5 (2.02%) PHP LAMP Developer
14 5 (2.02%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (89.88%) HTML
2 216 (87.45%) CSS
3 114 (46.15%) jQuery
4 108 (43.72%) HTML5
5 107 (43.32%) CSS3
6 77 (31.17%) XHTML
7 68 (27.53%) XML
8 61 (24.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 59 (23.89%) Web Services
10 56 (22.67%) .NET
11 55 (22.27%) Ajax
12 53 (21.46%) Sass
13 51 (20.65%) AngularJS
14 44 (17.81%) ASP.NET
15 35 (14.17%) XSLT
16 33 (13.36%) Backbone.js
17 30 (12.15%) Semantic HTML
18 26 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
19 23 (9.31%) XSD
20 19 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 115 (46.56%) User Experience
2 19 (7.69%) Web 2.0
3 12 (4.86%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.86%) Digital Media
4 10 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.02%) Replication
7 4 (1.62%) Open Source
7 4 (1.62%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.62%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.21%) Online Games
9 2 (0.81%) Tandem
9 2 (0.81%) Interactive TV
9 2 (0.81%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.81%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.81%) Social Media
9 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.34%) Linux
2 11 (4.45%) Windows
3 7 (2.83%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.43%) Ubuntu
4 6 (2.43%) CentOS
5 5 (2.02%) Android
6 3 (1.21%) VMS
7 2 (0.81%) UNIX
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (30.77%) Content Management
3 46 (18.62%) OO
4 41 (16.60%) Web Development
5 39 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 37 (14.98%) MVC
7 36 (14.57%) E-Commerce
8 32 (12.96%) Scrum
9 31 (12.55%) TDD
9 31 (12.55%) OOP
10 23 (9.31%) SEO
11 22 (8.91%) Web Accessibility
11 22 (8.91%) Rapid Prototyping
12 21 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (7.29%) Analytics
14 17 (6.88%) BDD
14 17 (6.88%) Web Design
15 13 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (4.05%) SOA
16 10 (4.05%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 178 (72.06%) JavaScript
2 58 (23.48%) Java
3 46 (18.62%) SQL
4 31 (12.55%) PHP
5 27 (10.93%) C#
6 10 (4.05%) Ruby
7 7 (2.83%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.43%) Clojure
9 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.02%) SPARQL
9 5 (2.02%) XPath
10 4 (1.62%) Python
10 4 (1.62%) C
10 4 (1.62%) ActionScript
10 4 (1.62%) PHP5
11 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.81%) C++
11 2 (0.81%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (10.12%) Degree
2 7 (2.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.02%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.62%) ISEB
4 4 (1.62%) HND
5 2 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.40%) MCAD
6 1 (0.40%) MCSD
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.45%) WCAG
2 8 (3.24%) QA
3 5 (2.02%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.21%) WAI
5 1 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 8 (3.24%) Varnish
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle Clusterware
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.81%) Squid
3 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.81%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (3.24%) TeamSite
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle Flashback
2 5 (2.02%) Puppet
2 5 (2.02%) Data Guard
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.81%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.81%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.81%) Ansible
4 2 (0.81%) logstash
4 2 (0.81%) Salt
4 2 (0.81%) Kibana
Vendors
1 60 (24.29%) Adobe
2 26 (10.53%) Google
3 21 (8.50%) OpenText
4 18 (7.29%) RedDot
5 16 (6.48%) Sitecore
6 14 (5.67%) Microsoft
7 11 (4.45%) Oracle
8 8 (3.24%) HP
8 8 (3.24%) Capita
9 5 (2.02%) Twitter
9 5 (2.02%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.62%) IBM
11 3 (1.21%) Facebook
11 3 (1.21%) VMware
12 2 (0.81%) Interwoven
12 2 (0.81%) Apple
12 2 (0.81%) Stellent
12 2 (0.81%) Perforce
12 2 (0.81%) Pega
12 2 (0.81%) EPiServer
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
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