The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 438 445 444
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing W3C 151 119 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.89% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 67 69
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -50.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £28.50
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13778 13403 14248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.22% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8337 8107 8177
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £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 566 600 789
Average hourly rate £20.29 £22.00 £24.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -10.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%

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 July 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 30 July 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 -1 147 £375 +7.14% 46
London +13 87 £400 +8.84% 17
South East +14 35 £350 -3.44% 5
Hampshire +1 13 £350 +7.69% 1
City of London +16 10 £388 +19.23% 3
East of England -18 10 £375 - 1
Berkshire +6 8 £501 +25.12% 1
Hertfordshire -4 8 £375 -
Watford -1 7 £375 -
West Sussex - 6 - - 1
Yorkshire +6 4 £200 -27.27% 6
Surrey +2 4 £275 - 1
South West - 4 £220 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £278 - 1
Basingstoke +17 3 £300 -
Scotland -21 3 £250 +11.11% 2
Glasgow - 3 £250 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £260 -
North West +4 2 - - 9
Southampton -5 2 £325 -
Cambridge -7 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -10 2 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - - 2
North Yorkshire - 2 £238 - 2
West Yorkshire +1 1 £175 -12.50% 3
South Yorkshire -5 1 - - 1
Leeds -5 1 £175 -12.50% 2
Woking - 1 £275 -
Exeter - 1 - -

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 258 (92.47%) HTML
2 254 (91.04%) CSS
3 211 (75.63%) JavaScript
4 141 (50.54%) HTML5
5 131 (46.95%) CSS3
6 112 (40.14%) XHTML
7 97 (34.77%) jQuery
8 82 (29.39%) E-Commerce
9 77 (27.60%) Java
10 75 (26.88%) JSP
11 61 (21.86%) OO
12 58 (20.79%) Ajax
13 57 (20.43%) Semantic HTML
14 55 (19.71%) Photoshop
15 52 (18.64%) JSTL
16 49 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
17 48 (17.20%) XML
18 39 (13.98%) Responsive Web Design
19 36 (12.90%) Web Design
20 35 (12.54%) Retail
21 33 (11.83%) Subversion
21 33 (11.83%) Finance
22 32 (11.47%) XSLT
22 32 (11.47%) Web Services
23 31 (11.11%) AngularJS
24 30 (10.75%) Adobe Illustrator
24 30 (10.75%) CMS
25 29 (10.39%) Degree
25 29 (10.39%) .NET
25 29 (10.39%) KnockoutJS

W3C
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 30 (10.75%) CMS
2 24 (8.60%) Node.js
3 11 (3.94%) Apache
4 8 (2.87%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.51%) TeamSite
6 6 (2.15%) IIS
6 6 (2.15%) nginx
7 4 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.43%) Drupal
7 4 (1.43%) WordPress
8 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.36%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 55 (19.71%) Photoshop
2 30 (10.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.43%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.08%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.72%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.72%) GIMP
6 1 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.15%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.36%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.79%) GitHub
2 3 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) SaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.66%) Intranet
2 11 (3.94%) Internet
3 8 (2.87%) DAB
4 5 (1.79%) HTTP
5 4 (1.43%) FTP
5 4 (1.43%) Extranet
6 2 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.72%) GPRS
6 2 (0.72%) GSM
6 2 (0.72%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.72%) UMTS
6 2 (0.72%) WCDMA
6 2 (0.72%) LDAP
6 2 (0.72%) VoLTE
6 2 (0.72%) HSPA
6 2 (0.72%) LTE
7 1 (0.36%) 4G
7 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.53%) MySQL
2 16 (5.73%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (3.58%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (1.79%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.79%) Triplestore
7 2 (0.72%) OLTP
7 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.72%) TKPROF
8 1 (0.36%) Big Data
8 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (11.83%) Subversion
2 25 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.02%) JUnit
4 13 (4.66%) Dreamweaver
5 10 (3.58%) Jasmine
6 9 (3.23%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.23%) PowerDesigner
7 8 (2.87%) Ant
7 8 (2.87%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.51%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (2.51%) NUnit
9 6 (2.15%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.79%) Axure RP
10 5 (1.79%) Firebug
10 5 (1.79%) Grunt
11 4 (1.43%) Bower
11 4 (1.43%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.08%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (12.54%) Retail
2 33 (11.83%) Finance
3 26 (9.32%) Manufacturing
4 19 (6.81%) Publishing
5 18 (6.45%) Legal
5 18 (6.45%) Marketing
6 12 (4.30%) Banking
7 7 (2.51%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.51%) Advertising
8 6 (2.15%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.79%) Games
10 3 (1.08%) Danish Language
10 3 (1.08%) Dutch Language
10 3 (1.08%) Italian Language
10 3 (1.08%) Japanese Language
10 3 (1.08%) Korean Language
10 3 (1.08%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (1.08%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.08%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 204 (73.12%) Developer
2 109 (39.07%) Front-End Developer
3 41 (14.70%) Web Developer
4 40 (14.34%) Designer
5 25 (8.96%) JavaScript Developer
6 24 (8.60%) Web Designer
7 18 (6.45%) Architect
8 13 (4.66%) Front-End Web Developer
8 13 (4.66%) HTML Developer
9 9 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 8 (2.87%) Java Developer
10 8 (2.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (2.51%) Ontologist
11 7 (2.51%) .NET Developer
11 7 (2.51%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.15%) Programmer
12 6 (2.15%) UI Developer
12 6 (2.15%) Digital Designer
13 5 (1.79%) UI Programmer
13 5 (1.79%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (92.47%) HTML
2 254 (91.04%) CSS
3 141 (50.54%) HTML5
4 131 (46.95%) CSS3
5 112 (40.14%) XHTML
6 97 (34.77%) jQuery
7 75 (26.88%) JSP
8 58 (20.79%) Ajax
9 57 (20.43%) Semantic HTML
10 52 (18.64%) JSTL
11 48 (17.20%) XML
12 32 (11.47%) XSLT
12 32 (11.47%) Web Services
13 31 (11.11%) AngularJS
14 29 (10.39%) .NET
14 29 (10.39%) KnockoutJS
15 22 (7.89%) XSD
16 18 (6.45%) Ext JS
16 18 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (6.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.17%) Graphic Design
2 17 (6.09%) Semantic Web
3 12 (4.30%) Data Conversion
3 12 (4.30%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.87%) Open Source
5 7 (2.51%) Ontologies
5 7 (2.51%) Life Science
6 5 (1.79%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.43%) Online Games
7 4 (1.43%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.08%) Linked Data
8 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.08%) Taxonomies
8 3 (1.08%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.08%) Animation
8 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.08%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.09%) Linux
2 9 (3.23%) Windows
3 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.72%) Android
4 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.36%) Debian
5 1 (0.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.39%) E-Commerce
2 61 (21.86%) OO
3 49 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (13.98%) Responsive Web Design
5 36 (12.90%) Web Design
6 28 (10.04%) Analytics
6 28 (10.04%) Scrum
7 24 (8.60%) Web Accessibility
7 24 (8.60%) Content Management
8 21 (7.53%) Web Development
9 19 (6.81%) Validation
9 19 (6.81%) Usability Testing
10 18 (6.45%) MVC
10 18 (6.45%) RDF
11 17 (6.09%) SEO
11 17 (6.09%) Unit Testing
12 15 (5.38%) UML
13 14 (5.02%) TDD
13 14 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (3.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 211 (75.63%) JavaScript
2 77 (27.60%) Java
3 28 (10.04%) PHP
4 19 (6.81%) C#
5 18 (6.45%) SPARQL
6 13 (4.66%) SQL
7 11 (3.94%) XQuery
8 10 (3.58%) Perl
9 8 (2.87%) Ruby
10 7 (2.51%) VB6
10 7 (2.51%) Python
10 7 (2.51%) VBScript
10 7 (2.51%) VB
11 4 (1.43%) ActionScript
11 4 (1.43%) XPath
11 4 (1.43%) PHP5
11 4 (1.43%) Clojure
11 4 (1.43%) R
12 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (10.39%) Degree
2 5 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.24%) WAI
2 17 (6.09%) WCAG
3 12 (4.30%) QA
4 4 (1.43%) Section 508
5 3 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.15%) Varnish
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.72%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (9.32%) Adobe
2 17 (6.09%) Google
3 13 (4.66%) Microsoft
4 11 (3.94%) Twitter
4 11 (3.94%) Oracle
5 8 (2.87%) Interwoven
5 8 (2.87%) hybris
6 7 (2.51%) Facebook
6 7 (2.51%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.43%) Stellent
7 4 (1.43%) ATG
7 4 (1.43%) Zend
8 3 (1.08%) Sencha
8 3 (1.08%) Omniture
8 3 (1.08%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.72%) Apple
9 2 (0.72%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.72%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.36%) Endeca
10 1 (0.36%) ION Trading
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £330 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Rate: competitive salary
Posted: 12 days ago
UK
Altigi GmbH / Goodgame Studios
Posted: 12 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Citybase Apartments (Worldview Limited)
Rate: £30,000 - £40,000
Posted: 22 days ago