The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
North West / Manchester
Rank - 98 88
Contract jobs citing W3C 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.56% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.58

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
399 539 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.71% 29.98% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 296 218
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £33.40 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

W3C
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

W3C Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

W3C
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

W3C Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester