The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Web 2.0 in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web 2.0 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web 2.0
Rank 573 528 519
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -9
Contract jobs citing Web 2.0 33 51 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.37% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 36
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £264 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £628 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.69 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.69 -

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
14398 13715 14468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.46% 26.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8622 8426 8404
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £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 633 603 794
Average hourly rate £18.88 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Web 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web 2.0 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Web 2.0 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web 2.0
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web 2.0 within the UK.

Web 2.0 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web 2.0
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web 2.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Web 2.0 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web 2.0
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web 2.0 within the UK.

Web 2.0 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web 2.0
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web 2.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -34 32 £338 -10.00% 20
London +5 10 £356 -20.83% 11
East of England -23 7 £300 -14.28%
South East -19 5 - - 6
South West - 5 £325 -
City of London +11 4 £500 +17.64%
Berkshire +7 4 - - 1
Watford -4 3 - -
Manchester -10 3 £375 +50.00% 2
Hertfordshire -16 3 - -
North West -19 3 £375 - 2
Bristol - 1 £325 -
Hampshire - 1 - - 5
Cheadle - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Andover - - - - 2
Reading - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

Web 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web 2.0 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 Web 2.0.

1 52 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 49 (70.00%) HTML
3 45 (64.29%) Ajax
4 37 (52.86%) Java
4 37 (52.86%) CSS
5 30 (42.86%) SQL
6 29 (41.43%) XML
7 28 (40.00%) OO
8 25 (35.71%) Linux
8 25 (35.71%) UNIX
8 25 (35.71%) jQuery
9 24 (34.29%) Relational Database
9 24 (34.29%) IBM
10 21 (30.00%) MySQL
11 20 (28.57%) JSP
11 20 (28.57%) J2EE
11 20 (28.57%) XHTML
11 20 (28.57%) Content Management
12 19 (27.14%) Solaris
12 19 (27.14%) Ant
13 18 (25.71%) XSLT
13 18 (25.71%) Subversion
13 18 (25.71%) XPath
14 17 (24.29%) Web Services
14 17 (24.29%) .NET
15 16 (22.86%) Interwoven
15 16 (22.86%) Finance
16 15 (21.43%) MVC
16 15 (21.43%) Internet
16 15 (21.43%) PHP

Web 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web 2.0 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 Web 2.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 14 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 9 (12.86%) Adobe CQ
3 8 (11.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.29%) Apache
7 2 (2.86%) IBM Connections
8 1 (1.43%) CMS
8 1 (1.43%) IIS
8 1 (1.43%) Documentum
8 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.43%) Internet
2 8 (11.43%) HTTP
3 3 (4.29%) DNS
3 3 (4.29%) SSL
4 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.43%) SNMP
4 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.43%) Intranet
4 1 (1.43%) FTP
4 1 (1.43%) SSH
4 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.29%) Relational Database
2 21 (30.00%) MySQL
3 12 (17.14%) RDBMS
4 7 (10.00%) DB2
5 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.86%) Informix
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Ant
2 18 (25.71%) Subversion
3 14 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 14 (20.00%) JUnit
3 14 (20.00%) Log4j
4 7 (10.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Maven
5 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.86%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Retail
3 14 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.14%) Legal
5 4 (5.71%) Banking
5 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 3 (4.29%) Marketing
7 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (61.43%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.43%) PHP Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 7 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) UI Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Programmer
7 3 (4.29%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Computer Scientist
7 3 (4.29%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (4.29%) .NET Developer
8 2 (2.86%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Designer
8 2 (2.86%) UNIX Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Trainer
8 2 (2.86%) Architect
9 1 (1.43%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (70.00%) HTML
2 45 (64.29%) Ajax
3 37 (52.86%) CSS
4 29 (41.43%) XML
5 25 (35.71%) jQuery
6 20 (28.57%) JSP
6 20 (28.57%) J2EE
6 20 (28.57%) XHTML
7 18 (25.71%) XSLT
8 17 (24.29%) Web Services
8 17 (24.29%) .NET
9 15 (21.43%) Struts
10 14 (20.00%) JSON
10 14 (20.00%) XMLBeans
10 14 (20.00%) JMS
10 14 (20.00%) Servlets
11 13 (18.57%) SOAP
12 12 (17.14%) REST
13 10 (14.29%) HTML5
14 8 (11.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.71%) Wiki
3 4 (5.71%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.86%) Open Source
4 2 (2.86%) Social Media
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) GIS
5 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Linux
1 25 (35.71%) UNIX
2 19 (27.14%) Solaris
3 14 (20.00%) HPUX
4 5 (7.14%) Windows
5 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) OO
2 20 (28.57%) Content Management
3 15 (21.43%) MVC
3 15 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 14 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.14%) RAD
6 8 (11.43%) UML
6 8 (11.43%) SOA
6 8 (11.43%) Scrum
7 7 (10.00%) Web Development
8 6 (8.57%) OOP
9 5 (7.14%) Project Management
9 5 (7.14%) Validation
9 5 (7.14%) SEO
9 5 (7.14%) Workflow
9 5 (7.14%) RUP
9 5 (7.14%) CRM
9 5 (7.14%) Image Processing
9 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 37 (52.86%) Java
3 30 (42.86%) SQL
4 18 (25.71%) XPath
5 15 (21.43%) PHP
6 10 (14.29%) Perl
7 8 (11.43%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.57%) Python
9 5 (7.14%) C#
10 3 (4.29%) VB
10 3 (4.29%) Ruby
11 2 (2.86%) PHP5
11 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.86%) VBScript
11 2 (2.86%) C
12 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.43%) C++
12 1 (1.43%) Korn
12 1 (1.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) Degree
2 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
4 8 (11.43%) Sun Certification
5 7 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) ProxySG
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Control-M
2 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.43%) Netcool
2 1 (1.43%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) IBM
2 16 (22.86%) Interwoven
3 12 (17.14%) Oracle
4 7 (10.00%) ATG
4 7 (10.00%) Sun
4 7 (10.00%) Blue Martini
4 7 (10.00%) Elastic Path
5 5 (7.14%) FatWire
5 5 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (5.71%) Sybase
6 4 (5.71%) Adobe
7 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.86%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco
9 1 (1.43%) BMC
9 1 (1.43%) Demandware
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