The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 140 118 143
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Contract jobs citing W3C 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.090% 0.043% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.20% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £195 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -47.82%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
767 502 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.06% 21.34% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 261 371
Average daily rate £350 £325 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 71
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% -28.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.05 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.96 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.30% -12.16%
W3C
England

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
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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Devon - 2 £190 - 1
Bristol - 1 £200 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Content Management
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) WAI
3 4 (57.14%) Drupal
3 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) CMS
4 3 (42.86%) Ajax
4 3 (42.86%) WCAG
4 3 (42.86%) Adobe
4 3 (42.86%) Intranet
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) ActionScript
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) Flash
4 3 (42.86%) XHTML
5 2 (28.57%) Extranet
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Publishing
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) CMS
1 4 (57.14%) Drupal
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Intranet
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) Extranet
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
1 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Designer
3 2 (28.57%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (42.86%) Flash
2 3 (42.86%) XHTML
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) ActionScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) WAI
2 3 (42.86%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft