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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 95 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs citing W3C 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.062% 0.72% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 3.16% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £13.71 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+38.55% -8.58%
W3C
North West

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
447 285 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.56% 22.66% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 162 137
Average daily rate £350 £325 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 28
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.38 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

W3C
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Altrincham - - - -
W3C
North West

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) Hudson
4 2 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Trac
4 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) JIRA
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Trac
2 1 (20.00%) Sinon.JS
2 1 (20.00%) QUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UX Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) UX Design
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#