The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 140 138 126
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing W3C 4 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.13% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 1.28% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 2
Average daily rate £288 £375 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.26% +68.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £311 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £320 £288
% change year-on-year
+18.33% +11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.58 £10.93
% change year-on-year
- +97.52%
W3C
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
939 860 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.52% 26.67% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 513 392
Average daily rate £373 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 55 42
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

W3C
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

W3C Daily Rate Trend in the South West

W3C
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing W3C across the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

W3C Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

W3C
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

W3C Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

W3C
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the South West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucestershire +12 3 £251 -22.92%
Wiltshire -9 1 £325 -20.73%
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) WAI
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (25.00%) New Media
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) TKPROF
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Flashback
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) OLTP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) New Media
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) BPEL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) WAI
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle