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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web 2.0
Rank 612 580 534
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -46
Contract jobs citing Web 2.0 19 32 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.057% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 30
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£388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £470 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.67 - £17.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.67 - £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
18977 18018 17291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.94% 32.37% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11929 10808 10452
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 £612 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 730 740 714
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.70 £18.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.13% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.73 £45.00 £42.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web 2.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Web 2.0 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Web 2.0
Top 16 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 31 August 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 -45 16 £400 +18.51% 3
East of England +10 11 £318 +5.83% 1
Essex +1 8 £318 -
Basildon -4 5 - -
Hertfordshire +3 3 - -
Watford -4 3 - -
South East -32 2 £400 - 1
London -6 1 - - 1
East Midlands -8 1 - -
North West -32 1 £425 +13.33%
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £425 -
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 - 1

Web 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 30 (81.08%) Java
2 28 (75.68%) HTML
3 25 (67.57%) WebSphere
4 23 (62.16%) Ajax
4 23 (62.16%) JSP
4 23 (62.16%) IBM
5 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
5 22 (59.46%) SQL
5 22 (59.46%) J2EE
6 20 (54.05%) XML
6 20 (54.05%) UNIX
7 19 (51.35%) Linux
7 19 (51.35%) XHTML
7 19 (51.35%) Relational Database
8 17 (45.95%) CSS
8 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (43.24%) Content Management
9 16 (43.24%) Ant
9 16 (43.24%) Solaris
9 16 (43.24%) OO
9 16 (43.24%) HTML5
10 15 (40.54%) RAD
11 14 (37.84%) Web Services
12 13 (35.14%) Eclipse
13 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
13 12 (32.43%) XSLT
13 12 (32.43%) Servlets
14 11 (29.73%) JUnit
14 11 (29.73%) DB2
14 11 (29.73%) Subversion

Web 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (67.57%) WebSphere
2 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (21.62%) MQSeries
3 5 (13.51%) JBoss
4 4 (10.81%) CMS
5 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.41%) IIS
6 2 (5.41%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (2.70%) Commerce Server
7 1 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Tridion
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Google Analytics
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
3 1 (2.70%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) Converged Networks
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) Relational Database
2 11 (29.73%) DB2
3 9 (24.32%) RDBMS
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.41%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Ant
2 13 (35.14%) Eclipse
3 11 (29.73%) JUnit
3 11 (29.73%) Subversion
4 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Log4j
5 4 (10.81%) JIRA
6 3 (8.11%) Cactus
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.70%) Maven
7 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.70%) Toad
7 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (2.70%) JDeveloper
General
1 4 (10.81%) Manufacturing
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.41%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.70%) UI Developer
6 1 (2.70%) UX Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (2.70%) UI Programmer
6 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Junior
6 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) HTML
2 23 (62.16%) JSP
2 23 (62.16%) Ajax
3 22 (59.46%) J2EE
4 20 (54.05%) XML
5 19 (51.35%) XHTML
6 17 (45.95%) CSS
7 16 (43.24%) HTML5
8 14 (37.84%) Web Services
9 12 (32.43%) XSLT
9 12 (32.43%) Servlets
10 9 (24.32%) JSTL
11 8 (21.62%) XMLBeans
11 8 (21.62%) JDBC
11 8 (21.62%) JMS
11 8 (21.62%) EJB
11 8 (21.62%) Struts
12 7 (18.92%) CSS3
13 6 (16.22%) Sass
13 6 (16.22%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) User Experience
2 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) DTV
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.70%) IPTV
3 1 (2.70%) RIA
3 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) UNIX
2 19 (51.35%) Linux
3 16 (43.24%) Solaris
4 10 (27.03%) Windows
5 8 (21.62%) HPUX
6 2 (5.41%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Content Management
2 16 (43.24%) OO
3 15 (40.54%) RAD
4 12 (32.43%) E-Commerce
5 10 (27.03%) SOA
5 10 (27.03%) B2C
5 10 (27.03%) SEO
5 10 (27.03%) Analytics
6 8 (21.62%) UML
7 6 (16.22%) TDD
7 6 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) Web Design
8 4 (10.81%) ERP
9 3 (8.11%) B2B
9 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
2 22 (59.46%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) XPath
4 8 (21.62%) Perl
4 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Groovy
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) CCNA
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) COBIT
2 1 (2.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Tivoli
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) IBM
2 9 (24.32%) Google
3 8 (21.62%) Elastic Path
3 8 (21.62%) ATG
3 8 (21.62%) FatWire
3 8 (21.62%) Interwoven
3 8 (21.62%) Blue Martini
4 7 (18.92%) Omniture
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.11%) Perforce
7 2 (5.41%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.70%) webMethods
8 1 (2.70%) BEA
8 1 (2.70%) VMware
8 1 (2.70%) Sencha
8 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics