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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web 2.0
Rank 586 549 508
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -41
Contract jobs citing Web 2.0 16 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.098% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.095% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 26
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£400 £338 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £162 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £404
% change year-on-year
-5.82% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £85.00 £46.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.78% +170.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +170.58%

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
16920 17439 14673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.23% 31.03% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10413 10733 8761
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 653 668 688
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 £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.11%

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 21 April 2015.

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 23 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 21 April 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 -37 12 £338 -2.45% 10
London -16 5 £275 -4.34% 5
South East -6 3 - - 4
Scotland -10 3 £415 +58.22%
Glasgow - 3 £415 -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Slough - 3 - -
Stirling - - - -
Oxford - - - - 2
Bath - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Farnborough - - - - 1

Web 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 55 (90.16%) HTML
2 44 (72.13%) CSS
3 42 (68.85%) JavaScript
4 37 (60.66%) Ajax
5 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (55.74%) jQuery
5 34 (55.74%) SQL
5 34 (55.74%) XML
6 32 (52.46%) XHTML
7 30 (49.18%) Web Services
7 30 (49.18%) User Experience
8 27 (44.26%) XSLT
8 27 (44.26%) .NET
9 26 (42.62%) Content Management
10 25 (40.98%) CMS
11 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET
12 22 (36.07%) Adobe
12 22 (36.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 22 (36.07%) Axure RP
13 21 (34.43%) Google
13 21 (34.43%) W3C
13 21 (34.43%) Intranet
14 20 (32.79%) Rapid Prototyping
15 19 (31.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (31.15%) IIS
15 19 (31.15%) OOP
16 18 (29.51%) Visual Studio
16 18 (29.51%) XSD
16 18 (29.51%) OpenText
16 18 (29.51%) RedDot

Web 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 25 (40.98%) CMS
2 19 (31.15%) IIS
3 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.56%) Umbraco
5 2 (3.28%) JBoss
5 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.28%) TeamSite
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.64%) Documentum
6 1 (1.64%) MQSeries
Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.64%) Tridion
2 1 (1.64%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
1 1 (1.64%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) Intranet
2 6 (9.84%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) Internet
3 1 (1.64%) SS7
3 1 (1.64%) Wireless
3 1 (1.64%) NGN
3 1 (1.64%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
2 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.64%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) OLAP
4 1 (1.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (36.07%) Axure RP
2 18 (29.51%) Visual Studio
3 7 (11.48%) JIRA
4 4 (6.56%) Ant
5 2 (3.28%) JUnit
5 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.28%) Toad
5 2 (3.28%) JDeveloper
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.28%) Subversion
6 1 (1.64%) Cactus
6 1 (1.64%) ProtoShare
6 1 (1.64%) Log4j
6 1 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 15 (24.59%) Publishing
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 4 (6.56%) Marketing
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.28%) Banking
5 2 (3.28%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 42 (68.85%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) CMS Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Business Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.84%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Web Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Designer
8 2 (3.28%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.28%) UX Developer
8 2 (3.28%) iOS Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (90.16%) HTML
2 44 (72.13%) CSS
3 37 (60.66%) Ajax
4 34 (55.74%) jQuery
4 34 (55.74%) XML
5 32 (52.46%) XHTML
6 30 (49.18%) Web Services
7 27 (44.26%) XSLT
7 27 (44.26%) .NET
8 24 (39.34%) ASP.NET
9 19 (31.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (29.51%) XSD
11 11 (18.03%) JSP
12 10 (16.39%) CSS3
13 8 (13.11%) HTML5
14 7 (11.48%) RESTful
14 7 (11.48%) J2EE
14 7 (11.48%) SOAP
15 5 (8.20%) Sass
16 4 (6.56%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (49.18%) User Experience
2 21 (34.43%) W3C
3 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.56%) Social Network
4 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.56%) Open Source
5 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.28%) Learning Management System
6 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.64%) NHS
7 1 (1.64%) Social Media
7 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.64%) DTV
7 1 (1.64%) RIA
7 1 (1.64%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 4 (6.56%) UNIX
2 4 (6.56%) Solaris
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) Content Management
3 20 (32.79%) Rapid Prototyping
4 19 (31.15%) OOP
5 18 (29.51%) Web Development
6 16 (26.23%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (22.95%) OO
8 11 (18.03%) SOA
9 10 (16.39%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (14.75%) Analytics
10 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
10 9 (14.75%) TDD
10 9 (14.75%) SEO
11 8 (13.11%) Scrum
12 7 (11.48%) BDD
12 7 (11.48%) Web Analytics
13 6 (9.84%) User Stories
13 6 (9.84%) Feature Driven Development
13 6 (9.84%) Extreme Programming
13 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) JavaScript
2 34 (55.74%) SQL
3 16 (26.23%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) XPath
5 8 (13.11%) C#
6 6 (9.84%) Groovy
6 6 (9.84%) Scala
7 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
7 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.28%) C++
9 1 (1.64%) Perl
9 1 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.64%) Python
9 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) WCAG
1 1 (1.64%) WAI
1 1 (1.64%) QA
1 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) Adobe
2 21 (34.43%) Google
3 18 (29.51%) OpenText
3 18 (29.51%) RedDot
4 8 (13.11%) Capita
5 6 (9.84%) Oracle
6 5 (8.20%) IBM
7 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.92%) FatWire
9 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.64%) ATG
10 1 (1.64%) Perforce
10 1 (1.64%) Interwoven
10 1 (1.64%) SAP
10 1 (1.64%) Omniture
10 1 (1.64%) Blue Martini
10 1 (1.64%) Elastic Path
10 1 (1.64%) Sencha
10 1 (1.64%) Callidus