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 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)
UK
Rank 518 548 501
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -47
Contract jobs citing W3C 78 76 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 0.48% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 57 64
Median daily rate £413 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £270 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £21.58
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 - £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 - £40.00
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 across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14008 15787 15511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.89% 30.86% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8998 10203 9585
Median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 569 636
Median hourly rate £19.05 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.39% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.34 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend

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 21 February 2017.

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 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
England +31 74 £413 +10.00% 17
London +4 36 £375 - 3
South West +16 18 £413 +43.35% 3
Swindon +17 12 £413 +26.92%
Wiltshire +12 12 £413 +26.92%
West Midlands +10 9 - - 3
Ross-on-Wye - 9 - -
Herefordshire - 9 - -
South East +7 6 £450 +5.88% 3
Cornwall - 4 £250 - 1
Hampshire +14 3 - -
Berkshire +13 3 £450 -2.17% 1
East of England 0 3 £130 -68.67% 1
Slough +9 2 £450 +157.14%
Southampton +7 2 - -
Watford +1 2 £130 -68.67%
Hertfordshire -3 2 £130 -68.67% 1
City of London -4 2 £250 -42.85%
Wimbledon - 2 £325 -
Scotland +18 1 - - 1
Reading +7 1 - - 1
East Midlands +5 1 £150 -45.45%
Derbyshire -8 1 £150 -45.45%
Wales - 1 £300 -
South Wales - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £363 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 £363 - 2
Somerset - 1 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 £425 -

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for W3C.

1 119 (85.61%) HTML
2 107 (76.98%) CSS
3 88 (63.31%) JavaScript
4 63 (45.32%) HTML5
5 61 (43.88%) User Experience
6 55 (39.57%) jQuery
7 52 (37.41%) CSS3
8 51 (36.69%) Front End Development
9 39 (28.06%) Sass
10 38 (27.34%) Web Development
11 35 (25.18%) CMS
12 32 (23.02%) C#
13 31 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (21.58%) .NET
15 29 (20.86%) ASP.NET
15 29 (20.86%) Ajax
16 27 (19.42%) Finance
17 26 (18.71%) Wireframes
18 25 (17.99%) WCAG
19 21 (15.11%) Subversion
19 21 (15.11%) Content Management
20 20 (14.39%) TDD
20 20 (14.39%) Windows
21 19 (13.67%) Web Services
21 19 (13.67%) Visual Studio
21 19 (13.67%) AngularJS
22 18 (12.95%) MySQL
22 18 (12.95%) HTTP
22 18 (12.95%) Internet
22 18 (12.95%) Sitecore

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 35 (25.18%) CMS
2 17 (12.23%) IIS
2 17 (12.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (6.47%) Confluence
3 9 (6.47%) WordPress
4 5 (3.60%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.88%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (2.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (2.16%) Apache Qpid
6 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.72%) Apache
8 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Photoshop
2 12 (8.63%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (3.60%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (2.16%) InDesign
6 2 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.72%) MS Office
7 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.04%) Basecamp
2 3 (2.16%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.72%) Asana
3 1 (0.72%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) HTTP
1 18 (12.95%) Internet
2 4 (2.88%) Intranet
3 3 (2.16%) SNMP
4 2 (1.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.95%) MySQL
2 6 (4.32%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.32%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.60%) Triplestore
4 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (15.11%) Subversion
2 19 (13.67%) Visual Studio
3 17 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (8.63%) Axure RP
4 12 (8.63%) Git (software)
5 11 (7.91%) Grunt
6 10 (7.19%) JIRA
7 5 (3.60%) gulp
7 5 (3.60%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.60%) JUnit
7 5 (3.60%) Mocha
8 4 (2.88%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.88%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (2.88%) Maven
8 4 (2.88%) PhantomJS
8 4 (2.88%) Selenium
8 4 (2.88%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (2.88%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.16%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.16%) Mockito
General
1 27 (19.42%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Retail
3 8 (5.76%) Publishing
4 7 (5.04%) Marketing
5 6 (4.32%) Czech Language
6 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.44%) Banking
8 1 (0.72%) Electronics
8 1 (0.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.72%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 88 (63.31%) Developer
2 46 (33.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 27 (19.42%) Designer
4 23 (16.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 17 (12.23%) HTML Developer
6 14 (10.07%) Sitecore Developer
6 14 (10.07%) UI Designer
6 14 (10.07%) UI Developer
7 13 (9.35%) HTML CSS Developer
7 13 (9.35%) PHP Developer
7 13 (9.35%) Senior Designer
8 10 (7.19%) Web Developer
9 9 (6.47%) .NET Developer
9 9 (6.47%) Architect
9 9 (6.47%) C# Developer
9 9 (6.47%) UX Designer
10 8 (5.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (5.76%) HTML CSS Designer
11 7 (5.04%) Angular Developer
11 7 (5.04%) Senior UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (85.61%) HTML
2 107 (76.98%) CSS
3 63 (45.32%) HTML5
4 55 (39.57%) jQuery
5 52 (37.41%) CSS3
6 39 (28.06%) Sass
7 30 (21.58%) .NET
8 29 (20.86%) Ajax
8 29 (20.86%) ASP.NET
9 19 (13.67%) AngularJS
9 19 (13.67%) Web Services
10 17 (12.23%) Flash
10 17 (12.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (11.51%) XSLT
12 13 (9.35%) REST
13 12 (8.63%) LESS
13 12 (8.63%) RESTful
13 12 (8.63%) XML
14 11 (7.91%) Node.js
15 10 (7.19%) React
Miscellaneous
1 61 (43.88%) User Experience
2 9 (6.47%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.88%) Linked Data
3 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.16%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.16%) Semantic Web
5 2 (1.44%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.44%) RIA
6 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.72%) iPad
6 1 (0.72%) iPhone
6 1 (0.72%) IPTV
6 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.39%) Windows
2 6 (4.32%) Linux
3 3 (2.16%) Android
3 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.44%) Unix
5 1 (0.72%) Solaris
5 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.69%) Front End Development
2 38 (27.34%) Web Development
3 31 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.71%) Wireframes
5 21 (15.11%) Content Management
6 20 (14.39%) TDD
7 16 (11.51%) E-Commerce
7 16 (11.51%) Web Accessibility
7 16 (11.51%) Web Design
8 14 (10.07%) BDD
8 14 (10.07%) MVC
9 13 (9.35%) Software Engineering
9 13 (9.35%) Validation
10 12 (8.63%) Mobile First
10 12 (8.63%) Prototyping
11 10 (7.19%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 10 (7.19%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (6.47%) Scrum
13 8 (5.76%) RDF
13 8 (5.76%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (63.31%) JavaScript
2 32 (23.02%) C#
3 16 (11.51%) PHP
4 14 (10.07%) ActionScript
5 13 (9.35%) SQL
6 12 (8.63%) Java
7 9 (6.47%) SPARQL
8 6 (4.32%) C
9 3 (2.16%) C++
10 2 (1.44%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.44%) VB
10 2 (1.44%) VBScript
11 1 (0.72%) ES6
11 1 (0.72%) Perl
11 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (5.76%) Degree
2 6 (4.32%) MBA
3 4 (2.88%) ISEB
4 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.99%) WCAG
2 14 (10.07%) QA
3 6 (4.32%) WAI
4 4 (2.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.72%) Dublin Core
5 1 (0.72%) Section 508
System Software
1 6 (4.32%) Docker
2 3 (2.16%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 18 (12.95%) Sitecore
2 15 (10.79%) Apple
3 8 (5.76%) Adobe
4 4 (2.88%) ATG
5 2 (1.44%) Google
5 2 (1.44%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.44%) Twitter
6 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.72%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.72%) Monetate
6 1 (0.72%) OpenText
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle
6 1 (0.72%) Pega
6 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
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Austin Fraser
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