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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web 2.0
Rank 559 529 522
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -7
Contract jobs citing Web 2.0 37 53 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.32% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 34
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£388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £650 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £17.69 £18.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.69 £22.38
% change year-on-year
- -20.95%

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
17295 16389 17515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.52% 31.07% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10526 10094 10144
Average daily rate £401 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.90% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 666 878
Average hourly rate £18.53 £18.02 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -27.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 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 17 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 17 September 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 36 £388 -3.12% 12
South East 0 11 £588 +67.85% 4
London -3 10 £363 -19.44% 5
Berkshire +13 8 - - 3
South West - 5 £325 -
City of London +14 4 £500 +25.00%
Hampshire -4 3 £588 -
Manchester -7 2 £425 -
North West -8 2 £425 +13.33%
Bristol - 1 £325 -
Cheadle - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Slough - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
Andover - - - -

Web 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (70.27%) JavaScript
2 51 (68.92%) HTML
3 46 (62.16%) Ajax
4 43 (58.11%) Java
5 41 (55.41%) CSS
6 31 (41.89%) SQL
7 27 (36.49%) XML
7 27 (36.49%) OO
7 27 (36.49%) Relational Database
8 23 (31.08%) jQuery
8 23 (31.08%) Linux
8 23 (31.08%) IBM
9 21 (28.38%) UNIX
9 21 (28.38%) MySQL
9 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (27.03%) JSP
10 20 (27.03%) J2EE
11 19 (25.68%) .NET
11 19 (25.68%) Content Management
11 19 (25.68%) JSON
12 18 (24.32%) Ant
12 18 (24.32%) Web Services
12 18 (24.32%) XHTML
12 18 (24.32%) Solaris
13 17 (22.97%) XSLT
13 17 (22.97%) XPath
13 17 (22.97%) Subversion
14 16 (21.62%) MVC
14 16 (21.62%) JMS
15 15 (20.27%) SOAP

Web 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 13 (17.57%) MQSeries
1 13 (17.57%) WebSphere
2 9 (12.16%) Tomcat
2 9 (12.16%) Adobe CQ
3 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (5.41%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (4.05%) Apache
6 3 (4.05%) CMS
7 2 (2.70%) Liferay
7 2 (2.70%) IBM Connections
8 1 (1.35%) Documentum
8 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) Internet
2 8 (10.81%) HTTP
3 3 (4.05%) FTP
3 3 (4.05%) SSL
3 3 (4.05%) DNS
4 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.35%) SNMP
4 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.35%) Intranet
4 1 (1.35%) SSH
4 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.49%) Relational Database
2 21 (28.38%) MySQL
3 11 (14.86%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.11%) DB2
5 5 (6.76%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) Ant
2 17 (22.97%) Subversion
3 13 (17.57%) Eclipse
3 13 (17.57%) JUnit
3 13 (17.57%) Log4j
4 7 (9.46%) Maven
5 6 (8.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.70%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
1 13 (17.57%) Manufacturing
1 13 (17.57%) Retail
2 5 (6.76%) Legal
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.05%) Marketing
4 3 (4.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (52.70%) Developer
2 17 (22.97%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Consultant
4 8 (10.81%) PHP Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Architect
6 6 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) UI Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Programmer
8 3 (4.05%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (4.05%) PHP Symfony Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Computer Scientist
8 3 (4.05%) SaaS Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (2.70%) Designer
9 2 (2.70%) Digital Project Manager
9 2 (2.70%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (68.92%) HTML
2 46 (62.16%) Ajax
3 41 (55.41%) CSS
4 27 (36.49%) XML
5 23 (31.08%) jQuery
6 20 (27.03%) JSP
6 20 (27.03%) J2EE
7 19 (25.68%) .NET
7 19 (25.68%) JSON
8 18 (24.32%) Web Services
8 18 (24.32%) XHTML
9 17 (22.97%) XSLT
10 16 (21.62%) JMS
11 15 (20.27%) SOAP
12 14 (18.92%) REST
12 14 (18.92%) Struts
13 13 (17.57%) Servlets
13 13 (17.57%) XMLBeans
14 12 (16.22%) HTML5
15 11 (14.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) Visualisation
3 4 (5.41%) Wiki
4 2 (2.70%) Open Source
4 2 (2.70%) Social Media
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) GIS
5 1 (1.35%) RIA
5 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) Linux
2 21 (28.38%) UNIX
3 18 (24.32%) Solaris
4 13 (17.57%) HPUX
5 5 (6.76%) Windows
6 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.49%) OO
2 21 (28.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.68%) Content Management
4 16 (21.62%) MVC
5 14 (18.92%) E-Commerce
6 11 (14.86%) RAD
7 10 (13.51%) SOA
8 9 (12.16%) CRM
8 9 (12.16%) UML
9 8 (10.81%) Scrum
10 7 (9.46%) Web Development
11 6 (8.11%) OOP
12 5 (6.76%) RUP
12 5 (6.76%) Project Management
12 5 (6.76%) SEO
12 5 (6.76%) Workflow
12 5 (6.76%) Validation
12 5 (6.76%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.76%) Image Processing
13 4 (5.41%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 52 (70.27%) JavaScript
2 43 (58.11%) Java
3 31 (41.89%) SQL
4 17 (22.97%) XPath
5 12 (16.22%) PHP
6 7 (9.46%) Perl
6 7 (9.46%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.11%) Python
8 4 (5.41%) C#
9 3 (4.05%) VB
9 3 (4.05%) Ruby
10 2 (2.70%) PHP5
10 2 (2.70%) VBScript
10 2 (2.70%) C
11 1 (1.35%) C++
11 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.35%) Korn
11 1 (1.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Degree
2 10 (13.51%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.81%) Sun Certification
5 7 (9.46%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.35%) Netcool
1 1 (1.35%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) IBM
2 15 (20.27%) Interwoven
3 14 (18.92%) Oracle
4 9 (12.16%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (9.46%) Sun
6 6 (8.11%) Elastic Path
6 6 (8.11%) Blue Martini
6 6 (8.11%) ATG
7 5 (6.76%) FatWire
8 4 (5.41%) Adobe
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.70%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.70%) JBoss
10 2 (2.70%) Sybase
11 1 (1.35%) Cisco
11 1 (1.35%) Demandware
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