The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing W3C 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 3.45% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 7.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £288 £338
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
- +28.81%
W3C
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34 56 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 34.34% 48.28% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 13
Average daily rate £325 £350 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +36.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £103 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

W3C
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

W3C Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

W3C
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript