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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 495 456 465
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +9
Contract jobs citing W3C 130 163 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.29% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.89% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 79 77
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£363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
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
18982 18289 17300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.97% 32.33% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11940 10984 10453
Average daily rate £425 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 754 713
Average hourly rate £21.15 £19.50 £18.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £45.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -39 128 £363 -4.91% 39
London -10 66 £355 -12.61% 14
South East -32 37 £344 -1.78% 10
East of England +13 18 £363 -3.33% 7
Hertfordshire +9 18 £363 -3.33% 4
Berkshire -2 15 £355 -29.07% 3
Croydon -7 15 £350 -17.64%
Hampshire 0 12 £350 - 1
Basingstoke +5 9 - -
Reading -3 9 £285 -48.18% 3
Watford -4 8 £363 -3.33%
City of London -2 5 £394 -1.56% 2
Bracknell -3 5 £408 -18.58%
Surrey -12 5 £300 -29.41% 1
Kent - 4 £338 - 3
South West -7 3 £294 -16.07% 2
Glasgow +5 2 £250 -
Camberley -1 2 £275 -35.29%
Bristol -4 2 £425 +21.42%
Scotland -7 2 £250 -
East Midlands - 2 £375 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £450 -
Maidstone - 2 - -
Middlesex +5 1 - -
Southampton +4 1 - -
Devon +1 1 £163 - 2
North West -23 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -38 1 - - 1
Hull - 1 - -
Plymouth - 1 £163 -

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 234 (85.71%) HTML
2 222 (81.32%) CSS
3 197 (72.16%) JavaScript
4 123 (45.05%) HTML5
4 123 (45.05%) CSS3
5 121 (44.32%) User Experience
6 101 (37.00%) jQuery
7 96 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (32.23%) XHTML
9 69 (25.27%) Java
10 68 (24.91%) E-Commerce
11 55 (20.15%) AngularJS
11 55 (20.15%) Semantic HTML
12 53 (19.41%) Photoshop
13 52 (19.05%) Adobe
14 51 (18.68%) Git (software)
15 50 (18.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 48 (17.58%) Sass
17 45 (16.48%) CMS
18 44 (16.12%) Ajax
19 42 (15.38%) Scrum
19 42 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
20 39 (14.29%) XML
21 38 (13.92%) Web Accessibility
22 37 (13.55%) Adobe Illustrator
22 37 (13.55%) Web Design
23 36 (13.19%) MVC
23 36 (13.19%) KnockoutJS
24 32 (11.72%) OO
24 32 (11.72%) SQL

W3C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 45 (16.48%) CMS
2 26 (9.52%) Node.js
2 26 (9.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 24 (8.79%) Apache
4 19 (6.96%) Confluence
5 15 (5.49%) GlassFish
6 13 (4.76%) WebLogic
6 13 (4.76%) nginx
7 12 (4.40%) Mule
7 12 (4.40%) Tomcat
7 12 (4.40%) WebSphere
7 12 (4.40%) WildFly
7 12 (4.40%) Mule ESB
8 11 (4.03%) Alfresco
9 10 (3.66%) Jetty
9 10 (3.66%) IIS
9 10 (3.66%) JBoss
9 10 (3.66%) iPlanet
9 10 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
9 10 (3.66%) Tornado
Applications
1 53 (19.41%) Photoshop
2 37 (13.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (2.93%) MS Office
4 7 (2.56%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.83%) Acrobat
6 4 (1.47%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.73%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.37%) InDesign
9 1 (0.37%) GIMP
9 1 (0.37%) MS Project
9 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (4.40%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.73%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.30%) OpenShift
2 8 (2.93%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.83%) GitHub
4 3 (1.10%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (1.10%) Office 365
5 2 (0.73%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.42%) HTTP
2 17 (6.23%) Internet
3 9 (3.30%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (1.10%) Extranet
4 3 (1.10%) DAB
5 2 (0.73%) Firewall
5 2 (0.73%) VPN
5 2 (0.73%) SSL
5 2 (0.73%) Intranet
5 2 (0.73%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (0.73%) LDAP
5 2 (0.73%) FTP
6 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.59%) MySQL
2 16 (5.86%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.40%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.66%) Redis
6 9 (3.30%) Riak
6 9 (3.30%) Infinispan
6 9 (3.30%) InterSystems Cache
7 6 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.20%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.83%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.10%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.10%) TKPROF
10 3 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.10%) OLTP
11 2 (0.73%) Adabas
11 2 (0.73%) Triplestore
12 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 51 (18.68%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.36%) Subversion
3 27 (9.89%) Axure RP
4 24 (8.79%) JIRA
5 15 (5.49%) Grunt
6 14 (5.13%) JUnit
7 13 (4.76%) Visual Studio
7 13 (4.76%) Jenkins
8 12 (4.40%) Maven
9 11 (4.03%) Selenium
9 11 (4.03%) JMeter
9 11 (4.03%) Gradle
9 11 (4.03%) Artifactory
9 11 (4.03%) Gerrit
9 11 (4.03%) SonarQube
10 9 (3.30%) Bower
10 9 (3.30%) Mocha
11 7 (2.56%) Jasmine
12 6 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.83%) Mercurial
General
1 19 (6.96%) Telecoms
2 17 (6.23%) Finance
3 10 (3.66%) Marketing
4 8 (2.93%) Advertising
5 7 (2.56%) Retail
6 3 (1.10%) Games
7 2 (0.73%) Back Office
7 2 (0.73%) Electronics
7 2 (0.73%) Publishing
7 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.37%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 184 (67.40%) Developer
2 86 (31.50%) Front-End Developer
3 47 (17.22%) Designer
3 47 (17.22%) Web Developer
4 26 (9.52%) UX Designer
5 24 (8.79%) UI Developer
6 23 (8.42%) UI Programmer
7 20 (7.33%) Analyst
8 18 (6.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 15 (5.49%) Test Analyst
9 15 (5.49%) .NET Developer
9 15 (5.49%) Web Designer
10 14 (5.13%) Front-End Web Developer
11 11 (4.03%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.66%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (3.66%) Agile Test Analyst
13 9 (3.30%) Architect
14 8 (2.93%) C# Developer
14 8 (2.93%) Senior Web Designer
14 8 (2.93%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 234 (85.71%) HTML
2 222 (81.32%) CSS
3 123 (45.05%) HTML5
3 123 (45.05%) CSS3
4 101 (37.00%) jQuery
5 88 (32.23%) XHTML
6 55 (20.15%) AngularJS
6 55 (20.15%) Semantic HTML
7 50 (18.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 48 (17.58%) Sass
9 44 (16.12%) Ajax
10 39 (14.29%) XML
11 36 (13.19%) KnockoutJS
12 32 (11.72%) .NET
13 31 (11.36%) JSP
14 29 (10.62%) Web Services
15 27 (9.89%) ASP.NET
16 25 (9.16%) Backbone.js
16 25 (9.16%) JSTL
17 24 (8.79%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 121 (44.32%) User Experience
2 14 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (5.13%) Graphic Design
3 7 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.10%) Online Games
5 3 (1.10%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.10%) Replication
5 3 (1.10%) Grid Computing
5 3 (1.10%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.73%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.73%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.37%) Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.37%) BBC
7 1 (0.37%) Social Media
7 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.37%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.69%) Linux
2 12 (4.40%) Windows
3 11 (4.03%) CentOS
4 9 (3.30%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.47%) UNIX
6 2 (0.73%) Android
6 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.37%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (24.91%) E-Commerce
3 42 (15.38%) Scrum
3 42 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 38 (13.92%) Web Accessibility
5 37 (13.55%) Web Design
6 36 (13.19%) MVC
7 32 (11.72%) OO
8 30 (10.99%) TDD
9 26 (9.52%) Content Management
10 25 (9.16%) Web Development
11 22 (8.06%) SOA
12 21 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (6.23%) SEO
14 16 (5.86%) Analytics
15 14 (5.13%) Information Architecture
15 14 (5.13%) Validation
16 13 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (4.76%) Enterprise Content Management
17 12 (4.40%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 197 (72.16%) JavaScript
2 69 (25.27%) Java
3 32 (11.72%) SQL
4 27 (9.89%) C#
5 21 (7.69%) PHP
6 8 (2.93%) Ruby
7 6 (2.20%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.20%) Perl
7 6 (2.20%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.20%) Python
8 5 (1.83%) Scala
8 5 (1.83%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.83%) Objective-C
9 4 (1.47%) Clojure
9 4 (1.47%) ActionScript
10 3 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.10%) XPath
11 2 (0.73%) PHP5
11 2 (0.73%) SPARQL
11 2 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (9.16%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.76%) Degree
3 12 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.56%) ISEB
5 5 (1.83%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.73%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.37%) MCP
8 1 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.66%) QA
2 8 (2.93%) WCAG
3 4 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.10%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.10%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (4.76%) Varnish
2 11 (4.03%) vCloud
3 10 (3.66%) Squid
4 9 (3.30%) Active Directory
4 9 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.73%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 11 (4.03%) ZABBIX
1 11 (4.03%) Ansible
1 11 (4.03%) logstash
1 11 (4.03%) Salt
1 11 (4.03%) Kibana
1 11 (4.03%) Rundeck
2 10 (3.66%) Puppet
3 9 (3.30%) HAProxy
4 7 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (1.10%) Data Guard
5 3 (1.10%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.37%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.37%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (19.05%) Adobe
2 25 (9.16%) Oracle
3 12 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.40%) Macromedia
3 12 (4.40%) Red Hat
4 11 (4.03%) VMware
4 11 (4.03%) Twitter
5 9 (3.30%) Splunk
5 9 (3.30%) Pega
6 8 (2.93%) Sitecore
7 7 (2.56%) IBM
8 6 (2.20%) Google
8 6 (2.20%) Sencha
9 4 (1.47%) hybris
9 4 (1.47%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.10%) GigaSpaces
10 3 (1.10%) HP
11 2 (0.73%) Apple
11 2 (0.73%) BT
11 2 (0.73%) Stellent
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