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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
England / South West
Rank 121 137 143
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Contract jobs citing W3C 18 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.67% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.68% 0.47% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 6
Median daily rate £413 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.35% -23.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £430 £473
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 South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
671 859 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.90% 29.09% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 582 460
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing W3C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +12 12 £413 +26.92%
Cornwall - 4 £250 - 1
Somerset - 1 £425 -
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing W3C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for W3C.

1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
1 23 (88.46%) CSS
2 21 (80.77%) HTML
3 19 (73.08%) Web Development
3 19 (73.08%) Sass
4 17 (65.38%) jQuery
4 17 (65.38%) Sitecore
4 17 (65.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (65.38%) Ajax
4 17 (65.38%) C#
4 17 (65.38%) .NET
4 17 (65.38%) Finance
4 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
4 17 (65.38%) Windows
5 16 (61.54%) Flash
5 16 (61.54%) CMS
5 16 (61.54%) Content Management
5 16 (61.54%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (57.69%) User Experience
6 15 (57.69%) XSLT
6 15 (57.69%) Apple
6 15 (57.69%) IIS
6 15 (57.69%) Visual Studio
7 14 (53.85%) ActionScript
7 14 (53.85%) Internet
8 11 (42.31%) Front End Development
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (19.23%) TDD
10 5 (19.23%) Java
11 4 (15.38%) PHP

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (61.54%) CMS
1 16 (61.54%) Sitecore CMS
2 15 (57.69%) IIS
3 4 (15.38%) WordPress
4 2 (7.69%) ATG Dynamo
4 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (65.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (57.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
3 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 3 (11.54%) Mockito
4 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Subversion
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (65.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) Sitecore Developer
3 9 (34.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (30.77%) .NET Developer
5 7 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (26.92%) C# Developer
6 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
7 3 (11.54%) PHP Developer
7 3 (11.54%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.85%) CMS Developer
8 1 (3.85%) CRM Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Full Stack Web Developer
8 1 (3.85%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) CSS
2 21 (80.77%) HTML
3 19 (73.08%) Sass
4 17 (65.38%) .NET
4 17 (65.38%) Ajax
4 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
4 17 (65.38%) jQuery
5 16 (61.54%) Flash
6 15 (57.69%) XSLT
7 4 (15.38%) HTML5
8 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
8 3 (11.54%) JDBC
8 3 (11.54%) REST
8 3 (11.54%) SOAP
8 3 (11.54%) Spring
8 3 (11.54%) Spring MVC
9 2 (7.69%) Web Services
10 1 (3.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) User Experience
2 2 (7.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) Web Development
2 16 (61.54%) Content Management
3 11 (42.31%) Front End Development
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 4 (15.38%) Pair Programming
7 3 (11.54%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) ATDD
8 2 (7.69%) BPMN
8 2 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
8 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
8 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.69%) OWASP
8 2 (7.69%) Web Design
9 1 (3.85%) Analytics
9 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (3.85%) Scrum
9 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 17 (65.38%) C#
3 14 (53.85%) ActionScript
4 5 (19.23%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Sitecore
2 15 (57.69%) Apple
3 2 (7.69%) ATG
4 1 (3.85%) Google
4 1 (3.85%) OpenText