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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
UK
Rank 529 542 451
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -91
Contract jobs citing W3C 71 76 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.45% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 56 90
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £455 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.13% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £21.58
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
14619 16773 15757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.60% 32.98% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9338 10626 9901
Median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 704 641
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +24 66 £375 - 17
London +5 35 £358 -4.53% 4
South West +23 16 £413 +43.35% 2
Swindon +15 14 £413 +26.92%
Wiltshire +15 14 £413 +26.92%
South East +15 4 - - 5
West Midlands +2 4 - - 2
Ross-on-Wye - 4 - -
Herefordshire - 4 - -
Wimbledon - 4 £325 -
Cardiff +16 3 £363 +12.40%
Hampshire +11 3 - -
South Wales +4 3 £363 +12.40%
Wales +4 3 £363 +12.40%
East of England +3 3 £130 -68.67% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £344 - 1
East Midlands +3 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire -1 2 £130 -68.67%
Watford -1 2 £130 -68.67%
City of London -12 2 £250 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £313 - 1
Southampton - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £258 -
Scotland +23 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes +7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire +6 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £425 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £375 -
Leicestershire - 1 - - 1

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 104 (83.87%) HTML
2 97 (78.23%) CSS
3 77 (62.10%) JavaScript
4 57 (45.97%) jQuery
5 55 (44.35%) HTML5
6 49 (39.52%) User Experience
6 49 (39.52%) Front End Development
7 47 (37.90%) CSS3
8 41 (33.06%) Sass
9 30 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (22.58%) Web Development
11 27 (21.77%) Ajax
12 26 (20.97%) CMS
13 25 (20.16%) AngularJS
14 24 (19.35%) TDD
15 22 (17.74%) C#
15 22 (17.74%) .NET
16 21 (16.94%) WCAG
16 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
16 21 (16.94%) Wireframes
17 20 (16.13%) Finance
18 19 (15.32%) Subversion
18 19 (15.32%) Web Services
18 19 (15.32%) HTTP
19 17 (13.71%) Windows
19 17 (13.71%) Content Management
20 16 (12.90%) XML
21 15 (12.10%) Internet
21 15 (12.10%) Sitecore
21 15 (12.10%) BDD

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 26 (20.97%) CMS
2 14 (11.29%) IIS
2 14 (11.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.03%) Confluence
3 5 (4.03%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.23%) ATG Dynamo
4 4 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (2.42%) Apache Qpid
5 3 (2.42%) WordPress
6 2 (1.61%) Apache
6 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) Jadu
7 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.45%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (4.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.42%) InDesign
6 1 (0.81%) MS Office
6 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Basecamp
2 2 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.61%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.81%) GitHub
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.32%) HTTP
2 15 (12.10%) Internet
3 3 (2.42%) SNMP
4 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.81%) Extranet
5 1 (0.81%) Intranet
5 1 (0.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.87%) MySQL
2 6 (4.84%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.84%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.03%) Triplestore
4 3 (2.42%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (15.32%) Subversion
2 14 (11.29%) Grunt
2 14 (11.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (10.48%) Git (software)
4 12 (9.68%) Visual Studio
5 8 (6.45%) Axure RP
6 7 (5.65%) Mocha
7 6 (4.84%) JIRA
7 6 (4.84%) JUnit
7 6 (4.84%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (4.84%) PhantomJS
7 6 (4.84%) Sinon.JS
8 5 (4.03%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.03%) gulp
8 5 (4.03%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.03%) Maven
9 4 (3.23%) Bitbucket
9 4 (3.23%) Mockito
9 4 (3.23%) Selenium
9 4 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (16.13%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Publishing
3 7 (5.65%) Retail
4 4 (3.23%) Banking
4 4 (3.23%) Czech Language
4 4 (3.23%) Marketing
4 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (62.10%) Developer
2 41 (33.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 22 (17.74%) Designer
4 18 (14.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (11.29%) HTML Developer
6 11 (8.87%) HTML CSS Developer
6 11 (8.87%) Sitecore Developer
6 11 (8.87%) UI Developer
7 10 (8.06%) UI Designer
8 9 (7.26%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Senior Designer
9 8 (6.45%) Angular Developer
9 8 (6.45%) Architect
9 8 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.45%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.45%) HTML CSS Designer
9 8 (6.45%) UX Designer
10 6 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (4.84%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (83.87%) HTML
2 97 (78.23%) CSS
3 57 (45.97%) jQuery
4 55 (44.35%) HTML5
5 47 (37.90%) CSS3
6 41 (33.06%) Sass
7 27 (21.77%) Ajax
8 25 (20.16%) AngularJS
9 22 (17.74%) .NET
10 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
11 19 (15.32%) Web Services
12 16 (12.90%) XML
13 15 (12.10%) Node.js
13 15 (12.10%) REST
14 14 (11.29%) Flash
14 14 (11.29%) XSLT
15 13 (10.48%) LESS
15 13 (10.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (9.68%) RESTful
17 11 (8.87%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 49 (39.52%) User Experience
2 9 (7.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.03%) Ontologies
4 4 (3.23%) Linked Data
4 4 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.42%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.42%) Semantic Web
5 3 (2.42%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.61%) RIA
7 1 (0.81%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) IPTV
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.71%) Windows
2 6 (4.84%) Linux
3 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.61%) Android
4 2 (1.61%) Unix
5 1 (0.81%) Solaris
5 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.52%) Front End Development
2 30 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.58%) Web Development
4 24 (19.35%) TDD
5 21 (16.94%) Wireframes
6 17 (13.71%) Content Management
7 15 (12.10%) BDD
8 14 (11.29%) Mobile First
9 13 (10.48%) MVC
9 13 (10.48%) Web Accessibility
10 12 (9.68%) E-Commerce
10 12 (9.68%) Information Architecture
10 12 (9.68%) Prototyping
10 12 (9.68%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.68%) Validation
11 11 (8.87%) RDF
12 10 (8.06%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 9 (7.26%) Progressive Enhancement
13 9 (7.26%) Scrum
13 9 (7.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 77 (62.10%) JavaScript
2 22 (17.74%) C#
3 14 (11.29%) Java
4 12 (9.68%) ActionScript
4 12 (9.68%) SPARQL
4 12 (9.68%) SQL
5 9 (7.26%) PHP
6 7 (5.65%) C
7 4 (3.23%) C++
8 2 (1.61%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.81%) ES6
9 1 (0.81%) Perl
9 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) ISEB
2 4 (3.23%) MBA
3 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.94%) WCAG
2 12 (9.68%) QA
3 6 (4.84%) WAI
4 4 (3.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.81%) Dublin Core
5 1 (0.81%) Section 508
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) Docker
2 3 (2.42%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 15 (12.10%) Sitecore
2 12 (9.68%) Apple
3 7 (5.65%) Adobe
4 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.23%) ATG
6 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.81%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.81%) Google
6 1 (0.81%) OpenText
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle
6 1 (0.81%) Pega
6 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
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