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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web 2.0
Rank 593 560 520
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -40
Contract jobs citing Web 2.0 16 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.059% 0.071%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.093% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 24
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£425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.51% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.50 -

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
17249 16891 16442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.43% 31.92% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 10362 9696
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 640 726
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 £12.28 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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
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 13 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 6 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -27 15 £425 +13.33% 11
London -1 6 £425 +22.74% 10
East of England -2 4 - -
Hertfordshire -9 4 - -
Watford -10 4 - -
North West -17 3 £413 +13.86%
Cheshire - 3 £413 -
South East -13 2 - -
Weybridge - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £401 -

Web 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 27 (77.14%) HTML
2 19 (54.29%) Java
3 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
4 17 (48.57%) SQL
4 17 (48.57%) Ajax
5 15 (42.86%) CSS
5 15 (42.86%) XML
6 14 (40.00%) JSP
6 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (37.14%) XHTML
7 13 (37.14%) E-Commerce
7 13 (37.14%) User Experience
8 12 (34.29%) WebSphere
8 12 (34.29%) XSLT
8 12 (34.29%) Web Services
8 12 (34.29%) J2EE
9 11 (31.43%) IBM
10 10 (28.57%) OO
10 10 (28.57%) Content Management
10 10 (28.57%) jQuery
10 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
11 9 (25.71%) HTML5
11 9 (25.71%) UNIX
11 9 (25.71%) Servlets
12 8 (22.86%) JUnit
12 8 (22.86%) Linux
12 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
12 8 (22.86%) Subversion
12 8 (22.86%) XPath
13 7 (20.00%) JIRA

Web 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 12 (34.29%) WebSphere
2 5 (14.29%) CMS
2 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (14.29%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.71%) JBoss
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.86%) Documentum
4 1 (2.86%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Tridion
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.86%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Internet
2 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 4 (11.43%) Intranet
3 1 (2.86%) SS7
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) NGN
3 1 (2.86%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 7 (20.00%) DB2
2 7 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.43%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JUnit
1 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
1 8 (22.86%) Subversion
2 7 (20.00%) JIRA
3 6 (17.14%) Ant
4 5 (14.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Log4j
5 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
5 4 (11.43%) Axure RP
6 3 (8.57%) Cactus
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (5.71%) JDeveloper
7 2 (5.71%) Toad
8 1 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Publishing
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) French Language
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Business Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) CMS Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Junior
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) HTML
2 17 (48.57%) Ajax
3 15 (42.86%) CSS
3 15 (42.86%) XML
4 14 (40.00%) JSP
5 13 (37.14%) XHTML
6 12 (34.29%) J2EE
6 12 (34.29%) Web Services
6 12 (34.29%) XSLT
7 10 (28.57%) jQuery
8 9 (25.71%) Servlets
8 9 (25.71%) HTML5
9 7 (20.00%) CSS3
9 7 (20.00%) .NET
10 6 (17.14%) JSTL
11 5 (14.29%) Spring
11 5 (14.29%) XMLBeans
11 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
11 5 (14.29%) EJB
11 5 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) User Experience
2 4 (11.43%) W3C
3 2 (5.71%) DTV
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) IPTV
4 1 (2.86%) RIA
4 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) UNIX
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) Solaris
4 5 (14.29%) HPUX
5 2 (5.71%) Windows
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) E-Commerce
3 10 (28.57%) OO
3 10 (28.57%) Content Management
4 7 (20.00%) UML
5 6 (17.14%) RAD
5 6 (17.14%) SOA
5 6 (17.14%) TDD
5 6 (17.14%) Rapid Prototyping
6 5 (14.29%) Web Development
6 5 (14.29%) Analytics
6 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (14.29%) SEO
6 5 (14.29%) OOP
7 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (11.43%) B2C
7 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
7 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) JavaScript
3 17 (48.57%) SQL
4 8 (22.86%) XPath
5 5 (14.29%) Perl
5 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 4 (11.43%) Groovy
6 4 (11.43%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) WCAG
1 1 (2.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
1 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) IBM
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (14.29%) Interwoven
3 5 (14.29%) Adobe
3 5 (14.29%) ATG
3 5 (14.29%) Blue Martini
3 5 (14.29%) Google
3 5 (14.29%) Elastic Path
4 4 (11.43%) OpenText
4 4 (11.43%) RedDot
5 3 (8.57%) Perforce
6 2 (5.71%) Capita
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.86%) webMethods
7 1 (2.86%) Omniture
7 1 (2.86%) FatWire
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix