The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 150 175 178
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +3
Contract jobs citing W3C 3 13 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.25% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.66% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 13
Average daily rate £438 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £342 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £320 £288
% change year-on-year
+18.33% +11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.58 £10.93
% change year-on-year
- +97.52%
W3C
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1265 1981 2332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.21% 38.53% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1553 1689
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -15.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

W3C
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing W3C across the City of London region.

W3C Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

W3C
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing W3C across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

W3C Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

W3C
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the City of London region.

W3C Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing W3C 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 W3C.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) RequireJS
4 2 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (40.00%) Express
4 2 (40.00%) Grunt
4 2 (40.00%) PhantomJS
4 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 2 (40.00%) New Media
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) SOA
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing W3C 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 W3C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Grunt
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (40.00%) Mocha
2 2 (40.00%) PhantomJS
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) RequireJS
3 2 (40.00%) CGI
3 2 (40.00%) Express
3 2 (40.00%) LESS
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (20.00%) Handlebars
4 1 (20.00%) OOCSS
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) New Media
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) BBC
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) UX Design
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA