The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Web 2.0 in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web 2.0 over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web 2.0
Rank 25 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Web 2.0 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 2.17% 3.66% 11.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% 8.82% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.69 £22.38
% change year-on-year
- -20.95%
Web 2.0
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
48 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 34.78% 41.46% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 9
Average daily rate £250 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £162 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £442 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £46.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +162.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Web 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Web 2.0 Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Web 2.0
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Web 2.0 Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Web 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Ant
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Servlets
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSLT
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) HPUX
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Struts
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (100.00%) JMS
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Interwoven
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Content Management
1 7 (100.00%) XMLBeans
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax

Web 2.0
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region 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 7 (100.00%) MQSeries
2 5 (71.43%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Relational Database
1 5 (71.43%) RDBMS
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Ant
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Log4j
2 5 (71.43%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Servlets
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSLT
1 7 (100.00%) Struts
1 7 (100.00%) JMS
1 7 (100.00%) XMLBeans
1 7 (100.00%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) REST
2 5 (71.43%) JSON
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) JDBC
3 2 (28.57%) JSP
3 2 (28.57%) EJB
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) HPUX
1 7 (100.00%) Solaris
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 7 (100.00%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) RAD
2 2 (28.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) XPath
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Interwoven
2 5 (71.43%) Sun
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) ATG
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Martini
3 2 (28.57%) Elastic Path