The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank - - 80
Contract jobs citing W3C 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £288 £338
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
- +28.81%
W3C
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
487 349 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.32% 23.86% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 199 156
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £202 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% +56.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing W3C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

W3C
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

W3C Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

W3C
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

W3C Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh