The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 596 484 484
Rank change year-on-year
-112 0
Contract jobs citing W3C 48 162 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.28% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.88% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 92 73
Median daily rate £325 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £16.00

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18100 18357 17221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.45% 32.24% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11664 11499 10412
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 720 691
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.25 £20.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.06% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.15 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing W3C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

W3C
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing W3C within the UK.

W3C Daily Rate Trend in the UK

W3C
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing W3C within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

W3C Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

W3C
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing W3C within the UK.

W3C Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

W3C
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -124 46 £325 -10.34% 16
London -52 24 £325 -10.34% 7
South East -28 13 £400 +16.36% 2
South West +9 6 £300 +2.12% 3
Oxford - 5 £450 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £450 -
City of London +37 4 £275 -21.42%
Croydon -23 4 - - 1
Gatwick - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 - -
Bristol -1 2 - -
Hampshire -2 2 £313 -10.71%
West Midlands -24 2 £291 -11.74% 1
Wiltshire - 2 £300 - 1
Swindon - 2 £300 -
Wales +17 1 - -
Cardiff +13 1 - -
South Wales +11 1 - -
Southampton +9 1 £325 -
Devon +6 1 - - 2
Yorkshire -2 1 £338 -6.89%
West Yorkshire -3 1 £338 -6.89%
Glasgow -7 1 £300 +20.00%
Scotland -7 1 £300 +20.00%
Solihull -12 1 £308 -6.81%
Birmingham -14 1 £275 -16.66% 1
Berkshire -17 1 £600 +47.23% 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 -
Wimbledon - 1 £275 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £325 -

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 with a requirement for W3C.

1 86 (83.50%) CSS
2 85 (82.52%) HTML
3 73 (70.87%) JavaScript
4 52 (50.49%) jQuery
5 46 (44.66%) HTML5
6 45 (43.69%) CSS3
7 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (33.98%) User Experience
9 31 (30.10%) Wireframes
10 28 (27.18%) Ajax
11 27 (26.21%) Front End Development
12 26 (25.24%) HTTP
13 24 (23.30%) Web Services
13 24 (23.30%) Sass
14 23 (22.33%) TDD
15 22 (21.36%) AngularJS
16 19 (18.45%) Web Development
16 19 (18.45%) Axure RP
17 18 (17.48%) Node.js
17 18 (17.48%) Web Accessibility
17 18 (17.48%) Prototyping
18 16 (15.53%) OmniGraffle
18 16 (15.53%) CMS
19 15 (14.56%) Java
19 15 (14.56%) OO
19 15 (14.56%) BDD
20 14 (13.59%) REST
21 13 (12.62%) PHP
21 13 (12.62%) SQL
21 13 (12.62%) .NET

W3C
Top Related IT Skills 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 (15.53%) CMS
2 6 (5.83%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.91%) Apache
4 3 (2.91%) IIS
4 3 (2.91%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.94%) WordPress
6 1 (0.97%) Community Server
6 1 (0.97%) Drupal
6 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.97%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (15.53%) OmniGraffle
2 13 (12.62%) Photoshop
3 10 (9.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.94%) MS Office
5 1 (0.97%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.97%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) GitHub
2 3 (2.91%) SaaS
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.94%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.94%) Google Play
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.24%) HTTP
2 12 (11.65%) Internet
3 9 (8.74%) DNS
3 9 (8.74%) SSL
4 6 (5.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.97%) AMQP
5 1 (0.97%) FTP
5 1 (0.97%) LDAP
5 1 (0.97%) MQTT
5 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) MySQL
2 2 (1.94%) OLTP
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.97%) Big Data
3 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.97%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Axure RP
2 12 (11.65%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.65%) Grunt
2 12 (11.65%) Mocha
3 11 (10.68%) Subversion
4 9 (8.74%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (6.80%) JUnit
5 7 (6.80%) PhantomJS
6 5 (4.85%) gulp
6 5 (4.85%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.88%) Hudson
7 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.91%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.91%) PHPUnit
8 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.94%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (1.94%) Maven
9 2 (1.94%) Selenium
10 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
General
1 6 (5.83%) Local Government
2 3 (2.91%) Advertising
2 3 (2.91%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Marketing
2 3 (2.91%) Publishing
3 2 (1.94%) Law
3 2 (1.94%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Games
4 1 (0.97%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 69 (66.99%) Developer
2 28 (27.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (25.24%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (14.56%) Designer
5 11 (10.68%) UI Developer
5 11 (10.68%) UX Designer
6 10 (9.71%) UI/UX Developer
6 10 (9.71%) UX Developer
7 9 (8.74%) Architect
8 8 (7.77%) HTML Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Web Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Consultant
9 6 (5.83%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.85%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Digital Architect
10 5 (4.85%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.85%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.85%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (83.50%) CSS
2 85 (82.52%) HTML
3 52 (50.49%) jQuery
4 46 (44.66%) HTML5
5 45 (43.69%) CSS3
6 28 (27.18%) Ajax
7 24 (23.30%) Sass
7 24 (23.30%) Web Services
8 22 (21.36%) AngularJS
9 18 (17.48%) Node.js
10 14 (13.59%) REST
11 13 (12.62%) .NET
12 11 (10.68%) LESS
12 11 (10.68%) XML
13 9 (8.74%) Apache Cordova
13 9 (8.74%) RESTful
14 8 (7.77%) RequireJS
14 8 (7.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (6.80%) Chai
16 6 (5.83%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.98%) User Experience
2 6 (5.83%) New Media
3 4 (3.88%) Semantic Web
4 3 (2.91%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.94%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.94%) iPhone
5 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.94%) Social Media
5 2 (1.94%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Blog
6 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.97%) FMCG
6 1 (0.97%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.97%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.97%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.97%) Psychology
6 1 (0.97%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.97%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) Linux
1 9 (8.74%) Windows
2 5 (4.85%) Unix
3 4 (3.88%) Android
4 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.10%) Wireframes
3 27 (26.21%) Front End Development
4 23 (22.33%) TDD
5 19 (18.45%) Web Development
6 18 (17.48%) Prototyping
6 18 (17.48%) Web Accessibility
7 15 (14.56%) BDD
7 15 (14.56%) OO
8 12 (11.65%) Information Architecture
9 11 (10.68%) Software Engineering
10 10 (9.71%) Competitor Analysis
10 10 (9.71%) Usability Testing
11 9 (8.74%) MVC
12 8 (7.77%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 8 (7.77%) Progressive Enhancement
12 8 (7.77%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (7.77%) Scrum
12 8 (7.77%) SEO
13 7 (6.80%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (70.87%) JavaScript
2 15 (14.56%) Java
3 13 (12.62%) PHP
3 13 (12.62%) SQL
4 8 (7.77%) C#
4 8 (7.77%) Python
5 6 (5.83%) PHP 5
6 4 (3.88%) C++
7 3 (2.91%) Ruby
7 3 (2.91%) SPARQL
8 2 (1.94%) ES6
9 1 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.97%) Scala
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) HND
2 1 (0.97%) ISEB
2 1 (0.97%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) WAI
2 3 (2.91%) WCAG
3 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (7.77%) Sitecore
2 7 (6.80%) Oracle
3 5 (4.85%) Adobe
3 5 (4.85%) ForgeRock
3 5 (4.85%) Pega
4 4 (3.88%) Apple
4 4 (3.88%) Google
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.88%) Zend
5 2 (1.94%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.94%) Twitter
5 2 (1.94%) VMware
6 1 (0.97%) Facebook
6 1 (0.97%) OpenLink
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