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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 600 583 497
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -86
Contract jobs citing W3C 52 90 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.47% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 54 81
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00

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
17733 19132 18715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 33.06% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11481 11975 11356
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 808 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.93 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

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 30 September 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 24 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 30 September 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 -38 51 £363 +3.57% 15
London +2 39 £388 +5.44% 7
South West +18 5 £350 +19.14% 2
South East -7 4 £325 -9.72% 3
Croydon -20 4 - -
Bristol -3 3 £350 -17.64%
Berkshire -7 2 £463 +28.47% 3
Yorkshire +14 1 £375 +41.50%
North West +13 1 £250 -21.87% 1
Reading +10 1 £600 +66.66% 3
West Yorkshire +7 1 £375 -
Bracknell -8 1 £325 -20.24%
Birmingham -8 1 - -
West Midlands -28 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £325 -
Gatwick - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £275 -
Liverpool - 1 £250 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £250 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 81 (82.65%) HTML
1 81 (82.65%) CSS
2 67 (68.37%) JavaScript
3 52 (53.06%) jQuery
4 45 (45.92%) HTML5
5 41 (41.84%) CSS3
6 36 (36.73%) Front End Development
7 32 (32.65%) User Experience
8 29 (29.59%) AngularJS
9 26 (26.53%) Sass
10 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (22.45%) Ajax
11 22 (22.45%) Wireframes
12 21 (21.43%) HTTP
13 20 (20.41%) TDD
14 19 (19.39%) XML
15 18 (18.37%) Information Architecture
16 16 (16.33%) REST
16 16 (16.33%) Web Development
16 16 (16.33%) Java
17 15 (15.31%) SQL
18 14 (14.29%) BDD
18 14 (14.29%) Prototyping
19 13 (13.27%) Web Services
19 13 (13.27%) Subversion
19 13 (13.27%) CMS
20 12 (12.24%) Competitor Analysis
20 12 (12.24%) RDF
20 12 (12.24%) Usability Testing
20 12 (12.24%) SPARQL

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 13 (13.27%) CMS
2 4 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (4.08%) WordPress
3 3 (3.06%) Confluence
3 3 (3.06%) IIS
3 3 (3.06%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.06%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.04%) Apache
4 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.02%) Jadu
5 1 (1.02%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.22%) Photoshop
2 8 (8.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (6.12%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.02%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.02%) GIMP
6 1 (1.02%) InDesign
6 1 (1.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.06%) SaaS
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.04%) Basecamp
2 2 (2.04%) GitHub
2 2 (2.04%) Google Play
3 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.43%) HTTP
2 3 (3.06%) Internet
3 2 (2.04%) LDAP
4 1 (1.02%) AMQP
4 1 (1.02%) DNS
4 1 (1.02%) Extranet
4 1 (1.02%) FTP
4 1 (1.02%) Intranet
4 1 (1.02%) MQTT
4 1 (1.02%) SSL
4 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.22%) MySQL
2 6 (6.12%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.10%) Triplestore
4 2 (2.04%) OLTP
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.02%) Big Data
5 1 (1.02%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 13 (13.27%) Subversion
2 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.20%) Grunt
3 8 (8.16%) Axure RP
3 8 (8.16%) JUnit
4 7 (7.14%) Mocha
5 6 (6.12%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.12%) gulp
6 5 (5.10%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (5.10%) Maven
6 5 (5.10%) Mockito
6 5 (5.10%) Sinon.JS
7 4 (4.08%) PhantomJS
8 3 (3.06%) Jasmine
8 3 (3.06%) JIRA
9 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.04%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.04%) webpack
General
1 10 (10.20%) Publishing
2 4 (4.08%) Marketing
3 3 (3.06%) Advertising
3 3 (3.06%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Law
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Games
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (66.33%) Developer
2 31 (31.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (15.31%) UI Developer
4 14 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Designer
5 12 (12.24%) UI/UX Developer
5 12 (12.24%) UX Developer
6 11 (11.22%) HTML Developer
7 10 (10.20%) Architect
8 6 (6.12%) Angular Developer
8 6 (6.12%) HTML CSS Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Consultant
9 5 (5.10%) Data Architect
9 5 (5.10%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Senior Designer
9 5 (5.10%) UI Designer
9 5 (5.10%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.08%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.08%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (82.65%) CSS
1 81 (82.65%) HTML
2 52 (53.06%) jQuery
3 45 (45.92%) HTML5
4 41 (41.84%) CSS3
5 29 (29.59%) AngularJS
6 26 (26.53%) Sass
7 22 (22.45%) Ajax
8 19 (19.39%) XML
9 16 (16.33%) REST
10 13 (13.27%) Web Services
11 10 (10.20%) Node.js
12 9 (9.18%) .NET
13 8 (8.16%) Handlebars
13 8 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (8.16%) XHTML
14 7 (7.14%) JSON
14 7 (7.14%) LESS
14 7 (7.14%) RESTful
15 6 (6.12%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.65%) User Experience
2 5 (5.10%) Ontologies
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Linked Data
4 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.06%) Semantic Web
4 3 (3.06%) Taxonomies
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.02%) FMCG
6 1 (1.02%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.02%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.02%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.02%) Smart Home
6 1 (1.02%) Social Gaming
6 1 (1.02%) Social Media
6 1 (1.02%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) Windows
2 4 (4.08%) Unix
3 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.04%) Android
4 2 (2.04%) Linux
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.73%) Front End Development
2 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.45%) Wireframes
4 20 (20.41%) TDD
5 18 (18.37%) Information Architecture
6 16 (16.33%) Web Development
7 14 (14.29%) BDD
7 14 (14.29%) Prototyping
8 12 (12.24%) Competitor Analysis
8 12 (12.24%) RDF
8 12 (12.24%) Usability Testing
9 11 (11.22%) MVC
9 11 (11.22%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (11.22%) Web Design
10 10 (10.20%) Web Accessibility
11 9 (9.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 8 (8.16%) Validation
13 7 (7.14%) Mobile First
13 7 (7.14%) OO
13 7 (7.14%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 67 (68.37%) JavaScript
2 16 (16.33%) Java
3 15 (15.31%) SQL
4 12 (12.24%) SPARQL
5 11 (11.22%) PHP
6 7 (7.14%) C#
6 7 (7.14%) Python
7 5 (5.10%) C++
8 2 (2.04%) C
8 2 (2.04%) ES6
8 2 (2.04%) PHP 5
8 2 (2.04%) Ruby
9 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.02%) Perl
9 1 (1.02%) Scala
9 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) WCAG
2 7 (7.14%) QA
3 6 (6.12%) WAI
4 1 (1.02%) Dublin Core
4 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (6.12%) Sitecore
2 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.08%) Apple
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle
4 3 (3.06%) Adobe
4 3 (3.06%) ForgeRock
4 3 (3.06%) Google
4 3 (3.06%) Pega
5 2 (2.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.02%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.02%) Twitter
6 1 (1.02%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.02%) Zend
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