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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 481 421 382
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -39
Contract jobs citing W3C 97 156 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.30% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.96% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 98 103
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.15% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.71 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.20% -8.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £11.48 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £15.94 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £13.71 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -8.58%

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
16273 16270 14081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.07% 31.04% 30.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9961 10002 8471
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 635 724
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £11.50 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -77 93 £350 -6.66% 47
London -29 49 £351 -6.33% 20
South East -19 21 £425 +61.90% 11
Berkshire +3 13 £400 +48.14% 4
Yorkshire -3 11 £279 -14.23% 4
City of London +9 8 £425 +9.67% 6
Reading +7 8 - - 4
Hertfordshire -10 8 £350 -9.09% 1
East of England -12 8 £350 -9.09% 1
Watford -1 7 - -
Leeds -3 5 £320 +42.22% 3
West Yorkshire -10 5 £320 -14.66% 3
North Yorkshire - 5 £215 -
York - 5 £215 -
South West -8 3 £425 +91.01% 2
Wiltshire +4 2 £425 - 2
Wimbledon - 2 £306 -
Hampshire -22 1 - -
Manchester -23 1 £300 -7.69% 1
North West -29 1 £300 -7.69% 4
New Malden - 1 £275 -
Newbury - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - - 2
Bedfordshire - - - -

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 233 (89.96%) HTML
2 225 (86.87%) CSS
3 185 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 123 (47.49%) HTML5
5 121 (46.72%) User Experience
5 121 (46.72%) jQuery
6 116 (44.79%) CSS3
7 89 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
8 81 (31.27%) XHTML
9 80 (30.89%) XML
10 72 (27.80%) CMS
11 71 (27.41%) Content Management
12 64 (24.71%) Java
13 60 (23.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 58 (22.39%) .NET
15 57 (22.01%) Web Services
16 56 (21.62%) AngularJS
17 54 (20.85%) SQL
17 54 (20.85%) Ajax
18 53 (20.46%) Adobe
19 50 (19.31%) OO
19 50 (19.31%) Sass
20 44 (16.99%) Web Development
21 43 (16.60%) MVC
22 42 (16.22%) Photoshop
23 41 (15.83%) ASP.NET
24 40 (15.44%) Axure RP
25 39 (15.06%) Git (software)
25 39 (15.06%) Responsive Web Design
25 39 (15.06%) XSLT

W3C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 72 (27.80%) CMS
2 24 (9.27%) IIS
3 17 (6.56%) Adobe CQ
4 14 (5.41%) Node.js
4 14 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.86%) Apache
5 10 (3.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (3.47%) TeamSite
7 7 (2.70%) nginx
8 5 (1.93%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.93%) Oracle Application Server
8 5 (1.93%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.16%) Drupal
10 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.77%) WordPress
11 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.77%) Jadu
12 1 (0.39%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 42 (16.22%) Photoshop
2 30 (11.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 20 (7.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (3.47%) MS Office
5 5 (1.93%) MS Project
5 5 (1.93%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.54%) Fireworks
6 4 (1.54%) MS Excel
7 3 (1.16%) InDesign
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.39%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 6 (2.32%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.93%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.54%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.47%) GitHub
2 5 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.54%) SaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (11.97%) Intranet
2 10 (3.86%) Internet
3 9 (3.47%) HTTP
4 5 (1.93%) LDAP
5 3 (1.16%) Extranet
5 3 (1.16%) DVB
6 2 (0.77%) DAB
7 1 (0.39%) DNS
7 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.34%) MySQL
1 19 (7.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.93%) OLTP
2 5 (1.93%) MongoDB
2 5 (1.93%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.93%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.93%) TKPROF
3 4 (1.54%) Triplestore
3 4 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.39%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.39%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (15.44%) Axure RP
2 39 (15.06%) Git (software)
3 37 (14.29%) Subversion
4 29 (11.20%) Visual Studio
5 15 (5.79%) Grunt
6 12 (4.63%) JUnit
6 12 (4.63%) Dreamweaver
6 12 (4.63%) Maven
6 12 (4.63%) Selenium
7 11 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (4.25%) Bower
8 9 (3.47%) Bitbucket
8 9 (3.47%) Ant
9 7 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 7 (2.70%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.93%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.93%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (1.93%) RequisitePro
10 5 (1.93%) Rational Robot
10 5 (1.93%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (11.58%) Finance
2 19 (7.34%) Publishing
3 15 (5.79%) Banking
4 10 (3.86%) Retail
4 10 (3.86%) Marketing
5 8 (3.09%) Games
6 4 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.77%) Electronics
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.77%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.39%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.39%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (68.34%) Developer
2 81 (31.27%) Front-End Developer
3 49 (18.92%) Designer
4 36 (13.90%) Web Developer
5 26 (10.04%) UX Designer
6 22 (8.49%) CMS Developer
7 21 (8.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (5.02%) UI Developer
8 13 (5.02%) UI Programmer
9 12 (4.63%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.25%) Front-End Web Developer
11 8 (3.09%) Java Developer
11 8 (3.09%) .NET Developer
12 7 (2.70%) Tester
12 7 (2.70%) UI Designer
13 6 (2.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 6 (2.32%) Analyst
13 6 (2.32%) Consultant
13 6 (2.32%) Web Designer
14 5 (1.93%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (89.96%) HTML
2 225 (86.87%) CSS
3 123 (47.49%) HTML5
4 121 (46.72%) jQuery
5 116 (44.79%) CSS3
6 81 (31.27%) XHTML
7 80 (30.89%) XML
8 60 (23.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 58 (22.39%) .NET
10 57 (22.01%) Web Services
11 56 (21.62%) AngularJS
12 54 (20.85%) Ajax
13 50 (19.31%) Sass
14 41 (15.83%) ASP.NET
15 39 (15.06%) XSLT
16 38 (14.67%) Backbone.js
17 32 (12.36%) Semantic HTML
18 27 (10.42%) KnockoutJS
19 24 (9.27%) XSD
20 20 (7.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 121 (46.72%) User Experience
2 21 (8.11%) Web 2.0
3 17 (6.56%) Digital Media
4 12 (4.63%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.32%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.93%) Replication
7 5 (1.93%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.16%) Linked Data
9 3 (1.16%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.16%) Interactive TV
9 3 (1.16%) Life Science
9 3 (1.16%) Ontologies
9 3 (1.16%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.77%) Human Factors
10 2 (0.77%) Online Games
10 2 (0.77%) Tandem
10 2 (0.77%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.81%) Linux
2 11 (4.25%) Windows
3 9 (3.47%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.32%) Android
5 5 (1.93%) CentOS
5 5 (1.93%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.54%) VMS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Solaris
7 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.41%) Content Management
3 50 (19.31%) OO
4 44 (16.99%) Web Development
5 43 (16.60%) MVC
6 39 (15.06%) Responsive Web Design
7 38 (14.67%) E-Commerce
8 36 (13.90%) TDD
9 32 (12.36%) OOP
10 28 (10.81%) Web Accessibility
11 23 (8.88%) Scrum
12 22 (8.49%) Rapid Prototyping
13 21 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (7.34%) BDD
15 18 (6.95%) Analytics
15 18 (6.95%) Web Design
16 13 (5.02%) SEO
17 12 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (4.25%) UX Design
18 11 (4.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 185 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 64 (24.71%) Java
3 54 (20.85%) SQL
4 32 (12.36%) C#
5 31 (11.97%) PHP
6 14 (5.41%) Ruby
7 10 (3.86%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.47%) Clojure
9 7 (2.70%) SPARQL
10 5 (1.93%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.93%) XPath
11 4 (1.54%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.54%) Python
11 4 (1.54%) C
12 3 (1.16%) PHP5
13 2 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.77%) VBScript
13 2 (0.77%) C++
13 2 (0.77%) Perl
13 2 (0.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (9.65%) Degree
2 5 (1.93%) DV Cleared
2 5 (1.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.93%) ISEB
2 5 (1.93%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.54%) HND
4 3 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.39%) MCAD
5 1 (0.39%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.02%) WCAG
2 9 (3.47%) QA
3 8 (3.09%) WAI
4 5 (1.93%) Data Quality
5 3 (1.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 7 (2.70%) Varnish
2 5 (1.93%) Oracle Clusterware
2 5 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (1.93%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (1.93%) Data Guard
1 5 (1.93%) Oracle Flashback
2 3 (1.16%) Puppet
2 3 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 53 (20.46%) Adobe
2 25 (9.65%) Google
3 24 (9.27%) OpenText
4 22 (8.49%) RedDot
5 18 (6.95%) Microsoft
6 13 (5.02%) Sitecore
7 11 (4.25%) HP
8 8 (3.09%) Capita
9 6 (2.32%) IBM
9 6 (2.32%) Oracle
10 4 (1.54%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.77%) Apple
11 2 (0.77%) Perforce
11 2 (0.77%) hybris
11 2 (0.77%) Sencha
11 2 (0.77%) Facebook
11 2 (0.77%) Twitter
12 1 (0.39%) Interwoven
12 1 (0.39%) VMware
12 1 (0.39%) FatWire
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