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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 440 460 441
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Contract jobs citing W3C 162 115 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 0.83% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 65 80
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -47.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £26.75

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
14120 13908 14654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.49% 26.15% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8449 8513 8505
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 609 615 803
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.30 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -24.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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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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 +16 156 £375 - 42
London +11 81 £400 +6.66% 20
South East +34 41 £350 -3.44% 5
Hampshire -4 14 £350 +7.69%
Berkshire +15 11 £501 +25.12% 2
East of England -19 11 £375 -
City of London +32 9 £388 +24.00% 8
Hertfordshire -16 9 £375 -
Yorkshire +1 8 £196 -28.63% 6
Watford -4 7 £375 -
West Sussex +8 6 - -
Surrey +7 6 £275 - 2
North West -4 4 - - 4
South West - 4 £350 - 4
West Midlands - 4 £278 -
Lancashire - 4 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £238 - 1
Basingstoke +22 3 £300 -
Glasgow - 3 £250 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £260 -
Reading - 3 £550 -
Scotland - 3 £250 - 1
Leeds +7 2 £184 -8.12% 2
West Yorkshire +1 2 £184 -8.12% 3
Southampton -5 2 £325 -
Cambridgeshire -6 2 - -
Cambridge -12 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £350 - 2
York - 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 - -

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 264 (92.96%) HTML
2 259 (91.20%) CSS
3 213 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 140 (49.30%) HTML5
5 133 (46.83%) CSS3
6 105 (36.97%) XHTML
7 99 (34.86%) jQuery
8 77 (27.11%) E-Commerce
9 74 (26.06%) Java
10 70 (24.65%) JSP
11 64 (22.54%) OO
12 57 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (18.66%) Photoshop
13 53 (18.66%) Semantic HTML
14 51 (17.96%) XML
14 51 (17.96%) Ajax
15 49 (17.25%) JSTL
16 37 (13.03%) Subversion
16 37 (13.03%) Responsive Web Design
17 34 (11.97%) CMS
18 32 (11.27%) Finance
18 32 (11.27%) Web Services
18 32 (11.27%) PHP
19 31 (10.92%) .NET
19 31 (10.92%) Retail
19 31 (10.92%) AngularJS
20 30 (10.56%) KnockoutJS
20 30 (10.56%) XSLT
21 29 (10.21%) Scrum
21 29 (10.21%) Degree

W3C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 34 (11.97%) CMS
2 24 (8.45%) Node.js
3 11 (3.87%) Apache
4 8 (2.82%) WordPress
5 7 (2.46%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.46%) IIS
5 7 (2.46%) TeamSite
5 7 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (2.11%) nginx
6 6 (2.11%) Drupal
6 6 (2.11%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.06%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.35%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.35%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 53 (18.66%) Photoshop
2 27 (9.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.76%) Fireworks
4 4 (1.41%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.70%) GIMP
5 2 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.76%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.46%) GitHub
2 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.35%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.58%) Intranet
2 10 (3.52%) Internet
3 9 (3.17%) DAB
4 6 (2.11%) HTTP
5 4 (1.41%) FTP
5 4 (1.41%) Extranet
6 2 (0.70%) LDAP
7 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.35%) GPRS
7 1 (0.35%) GSM
7 1 (0.35%) 3GPP
7 1 (0.35%) UMTS
7 1 (0.35%) WCDMA
7 1 (0.35%) DNS
7 1 (0.35%) VoLTE
7 1 (0.35%) 4G
7 1 (0.35%) HSPA
7 1 (0.35%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.15%) MySQL
2 21 (7.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.52%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (1.76%) Triplestore
7 5 (1.76%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.70%) TKPROF
8 2 (0.70%) OLTP
8 2 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (13.03%) Subversion
2 27 (9.51%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.63%) Visual Studio
4 15 (5.28%) Dreamweaver
5 14 (4.93%) JUnit
6 12 (4.23%) Jasmine
7 9 (3.17%) PowerDesigner
8 8 (2.82%) Axure RP
8 8 (2.82%) Ant
9 7 (2.46%) NUnit
9 7 (2.46%) Eclipse
9 7 (2.46%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.11%) Mercurial
10 6 (2.11%) Grunt
10 6 (2.11%) MSBuild
11 5 (1.76%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.76%) Firebug
12 4 (1.41%) Bower
12 4 (1.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 32 (11.27%) Finance
2 31 (10.92%) Retail
3 23 (8.10%) Manufacturing
4 19 (6.69%) Marketing
5 18 (6.34%) Publishing
6 12 (4.23%) Legal
7 10 (3.52%) Banking
8 8 (2.82%) Games
9 7 (2.46%) Advertising
10 6 (2.11%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.76%) Telecoms
12 3 (1.06%) Danish Language
12 3 (1.06%) Dutch Language
12 3 (1.06%) Italian Language
12 3 (1.06%) Japanese Language
12 3 (1.06%) Korean Language
12 3 (1.06%) Portuguese Language
12 3 (1.06%) Spanish Language
12 3 (1.06%) Swedish Language
13 2 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 212 (74.65%) Developer
2 111 (39.08%) Front-End Developer
3 46 (16.20%) Web Developer
4 37 (13.03%) Designer
5 24 (8.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 17 (5.99%) Web Designer
6 17 (5.99%) Architect
7 13 (4.58%) Front-End Web Developer
8 12 (4.23%) HTML Developer
9 11 (3.87%) .NET Developer
9 11 (3.87%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.17%) UI Developer
11 8 (2.82%) UI Programmer
12 7 (2.46%) Java Developer
12 7 (2.46%) PHP Developer
12 7 (2.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 7 (2.46%) Ontologist
12 7 (2.46%) User Experience Designer
13 6 (2.11%) Digital Designer
13 6 (2.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (92.96%) HTML
2 259 (91.20%) CSS
3 140 (49.30%) HTML5
4 133 (46.83%) CSS3
5 105 (36.97%) XHTML
6 99 (34.86%) jQuery
7 70 (24.65%) JSP
8 53 (18.66%) Semantic HTML
9 51 (17.96%) XML
9 51 (17.96%) Ajax
10 49 (17.25%) JSTL
11 32 (11.27%) Web Services
12 31 (10.92%) .NET
12 31 (10.92%) AngularJS
13 30 (10.56%) KnockoutJS
13 30 (10.56%) XSLT
14 21 (7.39%) XSD
15 20 (7.04%) Ext JS
15 20 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (6.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.99%) Semantic Web
2 15 (5.28%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.93%) Graphic Design
4 11 (3.87%) Data Conversion
5 10 (3.52%) Open Source
6 7 (2.46%) Life Science
6 7 (2.46%) Ontologies
6 7 (2.46%) Online Games
7 5 (1.76%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.41%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.41%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.06%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.06%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.06%) Animation
9 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.06%) Linked Data
9 3 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.69%) Linux
2 9 (3.17%) Windows
3 5 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (1.76%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.06%) Android
5 2 (0.70%) UNIX
6 1 (0.35%) Debian
6 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (27.11%) E-Commerce
2 64 (22.54%) OO
3 57 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (13.03%) Responsive Web Design
5 29 (10.21%) Scrum
5 29 (10.21%) Web Development
6 28 (9.86%) Web Design
7 27 (9.51%) Content Management
8 24 (8.45%) Analytics
9 23 (8.10%) Web Accessibility
10 22 (7.75%) MVC
10 22 (7.75%) Validation
11 21 (7.39%) TDD
12 19 (6.69%) OOP
12 19 (6.69%) SEO
13 17 (5.99%) RDF
14 16 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (5.28%) UML
16 14 (4.93%) Unit Testing
17 12 (4.23%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 213 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 74 (26.06%) Java
3 32 (11.27%) PHP
4 20 (7.04%) C#
5 17 (5.99%) SQL
5 17 (5.99%) SPARQL
6 10 (3.52%) Perl
6 10 (3.52%) XQuery
6 10 (3.52%) Ruby
7 8 (2.82%) Python
8 7 (2.46%) VB6
8 7 (2.46%) VBScript
8 7 (2.46%) VB
9 5 (1.76%) Scala
10 4 (1.41%) PHP5
10 4 (1.41%) Clojure
10 4 (1.41%) R
10 4 (1.41%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.06%) XPath
11 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (10.21%) Degree
2 5 (1.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.04%) WCAG
1 20 (7.04%) WAI
2 12 (4.23%) QA
3 4 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.70%) Section 508
5 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (2.11%) Varnish
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) Data Guard
1 2 (0.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 23 (8.10%) Adobe
2 16 (5.63%) Google
3 15 (5.28%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.87%) Oracle
5 9 (3.17%) Twitter
6 7 (2.46%) Interwoven
6 7 (2.46%) Facebook
6 7 (2.46%) hybris
6 7 (2.46%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.76%) Sencha
8 4 (1.41%) Zend
8 4 (1.41%) ATG
9 3 (1.06%) Stellent
9 3 (1.06%) Omniture
9 3 (1.06%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.70%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.35%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.35%) Symantec
11 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
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