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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 449 460 420
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -40
Contract jobs citing W3C 161 131 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.78% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 69 72
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£363 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -

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
17249 16891 16442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.43% 31.92% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 10362 9696
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
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 640 640 726
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -1 140 £363 -9.37% 38
London -26 63 £369 -7.81% 16
South East +3 37 £338 +8.00% 4
East of England +20 24 £363 -3.33% 3
Hertfordshire +10 24 £363 -3.33% 3
Scotland +17 18 £250 +5.26% 4
Glasgow +16 16 £250 +5.26% 2
Hampshire +7 16 £295 -9.23%
Berkshire +13 14 £346 -30.81% 2
Watford -1 14 £363 -3.33%
Basingstoke +11 10 £295 +4.88%
Croydon -9 9 £350 +16.66% 1
Reading +10 8 £285 - 2
City of London -6 8 £350 -6.66% 4
Yorkshire - 6 £363 - 6
West Yorkshire - 5 £363 - 3
Surrey +7 4 £413 +50.00%
West Midlands 0 4 £330 +18.91% 2
New Malden - 4 £275 -
Bracknell -2 3 £416 -16.83%
South West -9 3 £425 +93.18% 1
Bristol - 3 £425 -
Birmingham +3 2 £330 +17.85%
Solihull 0 2 £330 +20.00%
Southampton 0 2 £220 -32.30%
Stirling - 2 £325 -
Leatherhead - 2 £450 -
Leeds - 2 £348 - 3
Bradford - 2 £375 -
Cardiff - 2 £400 -

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 227 (85.02%) HTML
2 218 (81.65%) CSS
3 201 (75.28%) JavaScript
4 114 (42.70%) User Experience
5 109 (40.82%) CSS3
6 107 (40.07%) HTML5
7 98 (36.70%) XHTML
8 91 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (32.96%) jQuery
10 69 (25.84%) E-Commerce
11 64 (23.97%) Java
12 58 (21.72%) AngularJS
12 58 (21.72%) Semantic HTML
13 57 (21.35%) Sass
14 54 (20.22%) CMS
15 52 (19.48%) XML
16 47 (17.60%) Adobe
17 44 (16.48%) Photoshop
17 44 (16.48%) Ajax
18 43 (16.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 41 (15.36%) Git (software)
19 41 (15.36%) Scrum
20 40 (14.98%) OO
21 39 (14.61%) KnockoutJS
21 39 (14.61%) Content Management
22 38 (14.23%) Web Services
22 38 (14.23%) .NET
23 37 (13.86%) Responsive Web Design
24 36 (13.48%) MVC
25 35 (13.11%) TDD

W3C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 54 (20.22%) CMS
2 24 (8.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 17 (6.37%) Node.js
3 17 (6.37%) Apache
4 14 (5.24%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (4.87%) IIS
6 10 (3.75%) GlassFish
7 9 (3.37%) WebLogic
8 8 (3.00%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.00%) nginx
8 8 (3.00%) Confluence
8 8 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.62%) Umbraco
9 7 (2.62%) Drupal
9 7 (2.62%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.62%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.87%) JBoss
10 5 (1.87%) iPlanet
10 5 (1.87%) Jetty
10 5 (1.87%) Mule
Applications
1 44 (16.48%) Photoshop
2 31 (11.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (3.00%) MS Office
3 8 (3.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.87%) Acrobat
4 5 (1.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.75%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.37%) MS Project
7 1 (0.37%) InDesign
7 1 (0.37%) GIMP
7 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (3.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.62%) GitHub
2 6 (2.25%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.50%) SaaS
3 4 (1.50%) OpenShift
4 3 (1.12%) Office 365
5 2 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.37%) HTTP
2 16 (5.99%) Internet
3 7 (2.62%) Intranet
4 5 (1.87%) DAB
5 4 (1.50%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (1.12%) Extranet
6 3 (1.12%) LDAP
7 2 (0.75%) FTP
7 2 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.99%) MySQL
3 8 (3.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.87%) Redis
4 5 (1.87%) Triplestore
4 5 (1.87%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.50%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.50%) Riak
5 4 (1.50%) OLTP
5 4 (1.50%) TKPROF
5 4 (1.50%) Infinispan
6 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.75%) Adabas
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 41 (15.36%) Git (software)
2 30 (11.24%) Subversion
3 25 (9.36%) Axure RP
4 17 (6.37%) Visual Studio
5 16 (5.99%) Grunt
6 14 (5.24%) Bower
7 12 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (3.37%) JUnit
8 9 (3.37%) JIRA
9 7 (2.62%) Selenium
10 6 (2.25%) Maven
10 6 (2.25%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.25%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.87%) Gradle
11 5 (1.87%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.87%) JSUnit
12 4 (1.50%) Mocha
12 4 (1.50%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.50%) Artifactory
12 4 (1.50%) Gerrit
General
1 24 (8.99%) Finance
2 12 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.75%) Marketing
4 7 (2.62%) Advertising
4 7 (2.62%) Publishing
5 5 (1.87%) Retail
6 4 (1.50%) Games
7 3 (1.12%) Electronics
8 2 (0.75%) Back Office
8 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.37%) French Language
9 1 (0.37%) German Language
9 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.37%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.37%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 178 (66.67%) Developer
2 83 (31.09%) Front-End Developer
3 49 (18.35%) Web Developer
4 40 (14.98%) Designer
5 23 (8.61%) UX Designer
6 21 (7.87%) JavaScript Developer
6 21 (7.87%) Analyst
7 16 (5.99%) Test Analyst
7 16 (5.99%) Front-End Web Developer
8 14 (5.24%) UI Programmer
8 14 (5.24%) UI Developer
9 13 (4.87%) .NET Developer
10 12 (4.49%) Web Designer
11 10 (3.75%) Agile Test Analyst
12 9 (3.37%) Tester
13 8 (3.00%) Senior Developer
13 8 (3.00%) ASP.NET Developer
14 7 (2.62%) Senior Web Designer
14 7 (2.62%) Architect
14 7 (2.62%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (85.02%) HTML
2 218 (81.65%) CSS
3 109 (40.82%) CSS3
4 107 (40.07%) HTML5
5 98 (36.70%) XHTML
6 88 (32.96%) jQuery
7 58 (21.72%) AngularJS
7 58 (21.72%) Semantic HTML
8 57 (21.35%) Sass
9 52 (19.48%) XML
10 44 (16.48%) Ajax
11 43 (16.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 39 (14.61%) KnockoutJS
13 38 (14.23%) Web Services
13 38 (14.23%) .NET
14 34 (12.73%) JSP
15 33 (12.36%) ASP.NET
16 28 (10.49%) JSTL
16 28 (10.49%) Backbone.js
17 22 (8.24%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 114 (42.70%) User Experience
2 16 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.87%) Graphic Design
4 9 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.50%) Replication
6 4 (1.50%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.12%) Online Games
7 3 (1.12%) Grid Computing
7 3 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.12%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.37%) DTV
9 1 (0.37%) Clustering
9 1 (0.37%) Streaming Video
9 1 (0.37%) Social Media
9 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.12%) Linux
2 12 (4.49%) Windows
3 5 (1.87%) Ubuntu
3 5 (1.87%) CentOS
4 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.50%) UNIX
5 2 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) zOS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (25.84%) E-Commerce
3 41 (15.36%) Scrum
4 40 (14.98%) OO
5 39 (14.61%) Content Management
6 37 (13.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 36 (13.48%) MVC
8 35 (13.11%) TDD
9 33 (12.36%) Web Design
9 33 (12.36%) Web Accessibility
10 26 (9.74%) Web Development
11 18 (6.74%) SEO
11 18 (6.74%) Analytics
12 15 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (5.24%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (5.24%) SOA
14 12 (4.49%) Regression Testing
14 12 (4.49%) Usability Testing
14 12 (4.49%) Enterprise Content Management
14 12 (4.49%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 201 (75.28%) JavaScript
2 64 (23.97%) Java
3 35 (13.11%) SQL
4 32 (11.99%) C#
5 18 (6.74%) PHP
6 8 (3.00%) Ruby
7 7 (2.62%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.25%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.25%) Clojure
9 5 (1.87%) SPARQL
9 5 (1.87%) ActionScript
10 4 (1.50%) Python
10 4 (1.50%) XPath
10 4 (1.50%) PHP5
10 4 (1.50%) C
10 4 (1.50%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.12%) Perl
12 2 (0.75%) COBOL
12 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (6.37%) Degree
2 15 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.37%) ISEB
4 7 (2.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.87%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (1.50%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.37%) MCP
8 1 (0.37%) MCAD
8 1 (0.37%) MCSD
8 1 (0.37%) HND
8 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.25%) QA
2 5 (1.87%) WCAG
3 4 (1.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) WAI
5 1 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 8 (3.00%) Varnish
2 5 (1.87%) Squid
3 4 (1.50%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.50%) vCloud
3 4 (1.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.62%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (2.62%) Puppet
2 4 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (1.50%) Data Guard
2 4 (1.50%) ZABBIX
2 4 (1.50%) HAProxy
2 4 (1.50%) Ansible
2 4 (1.50%) logstash
2 4 (1.50%) Salt
2 4 (1.50%) Kibana
2 4 (1.50%) Oracle Flashback
2 4 (1.50%) Rundeck
3 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.75%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 47 (17.60%) Adobe
2 22 (8.24%) Oracle
3 18 (6.74%) Sitecore
4 16 (5.99%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.49%) Macromedia
6 11 (4.12%) Google
7 7 (2.62%) Twitter
8 5 (1.87%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.87%) VMware
9 4 (1.50%) OpenText
9 4 (1.50%) RedDot
9 4 (1.50%) IBM
9 4 (1.50%) Pega
9 4 (1.50%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.50%) Splunk
10 3 (1.12%) hybris
10 3 (1.12%) Sencha
10 3 (1.12%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.12%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (1.12%) HP
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