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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 588 525 479
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -46
Contract jobs citing W3C 51 132 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.70% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 78 81
Median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £38.75 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £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
17815 18938 18474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.48% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11513 11873 11053
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 776 774
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.82% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.47 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing W3C within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

W3C Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

W3C
Top 23 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 28 August 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 -75 51 £350 -3.44% 11
London -34 34 £363 +0.69% 6
South East -22 8 £363 +5.45% 1
South West +13 6 £330 +12.34% 1
Croydon -22 4 - -
Gatwick - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 - -
West Midlands - 3 £291 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 -
Wiltshire - 2 £300 -
Birmingham - 2 £275 -
Swindon - 2 £300 -
Oxford - 2 £400 -
City of London +32 1 £325 -17.46%
Southampton +12 1 £325 -
Devon +10 1 - - 1
Hampshire +2 1 £325 -7.14%
Bristol -2 1 £350 -17.64%
Solihull - 1 £308 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £325 -
Wimbledon - 1 £275 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £325 -
Exeter - 1 - -

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 85 (85.00%) CSS
2 84 (84.00%) HTML
3 71 (71.00%) JavaScript
4 56 (56.00%) jQuery
5 43 (43.00%) HTML5
6 41 (41.00%) CSS3
7 34 (34.00%) User Experience
8 31 (31.00%) Front End Development
9 30 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (27.00%) Wireframes
11 26 (26.00%) Sass
11 26 (26.00%) AngularJS
12 23 (23.00%) Ajax
12 23 (23.00%) TDD
13 20 (20.00%) Web Development
14 18 (18.00%) HTTP
15 16 (16.00%) Java
15 16 (16.00%) XML
15 16 (16.00%) Prototyping
16 15 (15.00%) PHP
16 15 (15.00%) SQL
16 15 (15.00%) CMS
16 15 (15.00%) Web Accessibility
16 15 (15.00%) Information Architecture
16 15 (15.00%) Axure RP
17 14 (14.00%) BDD
17 14 (14.00%) Web Services
18 13 (13.00%) Photoshop
18 13 (13.00%) Subversion
18 13 (13.00%) OmniGraffle

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 15 (15.00%) CMS
2 5 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (4.00%) Apache
3 4 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.00%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.00%) WordPress
6 1 (1.00%) Community Server
6 1 (1.00%) Drupal
6 1 (1.00%) Jadu
6 1 (1.00%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (13.00%) OmniGraffle
1 13 (13.00%) Photoshop
2 10 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (4.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.00%) MS Office
6 1 (1.00%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.00%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.00%) SaaS
3 3 (3.00%) GitHub
4 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.00%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.00%) HTTP
2 7 (7.00%) Internet
3 3 (3.00%) DNS
3 3 (3.00%) SSL
4 2 (2.00%) LDAP
4 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.00%) AMQP
5 1 (1.00%) Extranet
5 1 (1.00%) FTP
5 1 (1.00%) Intranet
5 1 (1.00%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.00%) MySQL
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.00%) OLTP
4 1 (1.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.00%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Axure RP
2 13 (13.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.00%) Subversion
3 10 (10.00%) Grunt
4 9 (9.00%) Mocha
5 7 (7.00%) JUnit
6 6 (6.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (5.00%) PhantomJS
8 4 (4.00%) gulp
8 4 (4.00%) Hudson
8 4 (4.00%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.00%) Sinon.JS
9 3 (3.00%) Maven
9 3 (3.00%) Mockito
9 3 (3.00%) PHPUnit
9 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (8.00%) Publishing
2 3 (3.00%) Advertising
2 3 (3.00%) Banking
2 3 (3.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Local Government
2 3 (3.00%) Marketing
3 2 (2.00%) Law
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Games
4 1 (1.00%) Legal
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (66.00%) Developer
2 28 (28.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (17.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (13.00%) Designer
4 13 (13.00%) UI Developer
5 11 (11.00%) HTML Developer
6 10 (10.00%) UI/UX Developer
6 10 (10.00%) UX Developer
7 8 (8.00%) Architect
7 8 (8.00%) Consultant
7 8 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 7 (7.00%) UX Designer
9 6 (6.00%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 5 (5.00%) PHP Developer
10 5 (5.00%) User Experience Consultant
11 4 (4.00%) Angular Developer
11 4 (4.00%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (85.00%) CSS
2 84 (84.00%) HTML
3 56 (56.00%) jQuery
4 43 (43.00%) HTML5
5 41 (41.00%) CSS3
6 26 (26.00%) AngularJS
6 26 (26.00%) Sass
7 23 (23.00%) Ajax
8 16 (16.00%) XML
9 14 (14.00%) Web Services
10 12 (12.00%) .NET
10 12 (12.00%) Node.js
10 12 (12.00%) REST
11 9 (9.00%) XHTML
12 8 (8.00%) LESS
13 7 (7.00%) RequireJS
13 7 (7.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
14 6 (6.00%) Express
14 6 (6.00%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 34 (34.00%) User Experience
2 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.00%) Semantic Web
3 3 (3.00%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.00%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.00%) iPhone
4 2 (2.00%) New Media
4 2 (2.00%) Ontologies
4 2 (2.00%) Social Media
4 2 (2.00%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.00%) Blog
5 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.00%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.00%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (1.00%) Smart Energy
5 1 (1.00%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Android
2 4 (4.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.00%) Unix
3 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) Front End Development
2 30 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (27.00%) Wireframes
4 23 (23.00%) TDD
5 20 (20.00%) Web Development
6 16 (16.00%) Prototyping
7 15 (15.00%) Information Architecture
7 15 (15.00%) Web Accessibility
8 14 (14.00%) BDD
9 11 (11.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 11 (11.00%) MVC
9 11 (11.00%) OO
10 10 (10.00%) Competitor Analysis
10 10 (10.00%) Usability Testing
11 9 (9.00%) RDF
11 9 (9.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (7.00%) Pair Programming
12 7 (7.00%) Progressive Enhancement
12 7 (7.00%) Scrum
12 7 (7.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 71 (71.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (16.00%) Java
3 15 (15.00%) PHP
3 15 (15.00%) SQL
4 8 (8.00%) SPARQL
5 7 (7.00%) C#
5 7 (7.00%) Python
6 6 (6.00%) PHP 5
7 5 (5.00%) C++
8 3 (3.00%) Ruby
9 2 (2.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.00%) ES6
10 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.00%) Scala
10 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) WAI
2 3 (3.00%) WCAG
3 2 (2.00%) QA
4 1 (1.00%) Dublin Core
4 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Docker
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (7.00%) Sitecore
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle
3 4 (4.00%) Adobe
3 4 (4.00%) Apple
3 4 (4.00%) ForgeRock
3 4 (4.00%) Google
3 4 (4.00%) Pega
3 4 (4.00%) Zend
4 2 (2.00%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.00%) VMware
5 1 (1.00%) Twitter
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