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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 569 585 486
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -99
Contract jobs citing W3C 59 60 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.32% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 104
Median daily rate £358 £345 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £217 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
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
16378 18591 18264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.64% 33.46% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10569 11683 11567
Median daily rate £430 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 797 773
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-5.12% +16.41%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +16 54 £366 +1.66% 23
London +4 37 £383 +5.65% 10
South West +17 8 £363 -23.68%
Wiltshire - 6 £356 -
Swindon - 6 £356 -
South East +20 4 £363 +0.69% 4
Cardiff +15 4 £300 -6.97%
South Wales +8 4 £300 -6.97%
Wales -4 4 £300 -6.97%
Yorkshire +21 3 £344 +29.71% 1
Croydon -16 3 £258 -
Wimbledon - 3 £325 -
West Yorkshire +19 2 £313 - 1
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Hampshire +17 1 - - 1
Surrey +16 1 £400 -5.88% 1
Leeds +15 1 - - 1
Berkshire +9 1 £325 -9.72% 1
North Yorkshire +6 1 £375 +41.50%
North West +5 1 £250 -21.87% 1
Belfast -8 1 - -
County Antrim -9 1 - -
Northern Ireland -12 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £350 -
Somerset - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £250 -
Merseyside - 1 £250 -

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 100 (86.21%) HTML
2 97 (83.62%) CSS
3 72 (62.07%) JavaScript
4 59 (50.86%) jQuery
5 55 (47.41%) HTML5
6 48 (41.38%) CSS3
6 48 (41.38%) User Experience
7 44 (37.93%) Front End Development
8 34 (29.31%) AngularJS
9 33 (28.45%) Wireframes
10 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (25.86%) Ajax
11 30 (25.86%) Sass
12 28 (24.14%) HTTP
13 25 (21.55%) TDD
14 23 (19.83%) Web Development
15 21 (18.10%) Information Architecture
15 21 (18.10%) Prototyping
16 19 (16.38%) Web Services
16 19 (16.38%) XML
17 17 (14.66%) Usability Testing
17 17 (14.66%) Web Accessibility
17 17 (14.66%) BDD
17 17 (14.66%) REST
18 16 (13.79%) .NET
19 15 (12.93%) Competitor Analysis
19 15 (12.93%) Subversion
19 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET
19 15 (12.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 14 (12.07%) 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 14 (12.07%) CMS
2 10 (8.62%) IIS
3 8 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.45%) Confluence
4 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.59%) Apache Qpid
6 2 (1.72%) Apache
6 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.72%) WordPress
7 1 (0.86%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.86%) Jadu
7 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (6.03%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.86%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.59%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.86%) CloudFront
2 1 (0.86%) GitHub
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.14%) HTTP
2 7 (6.03%) Internet
3 3 (2.59%) SNMP
4 2 (1.72%) LDAP
4 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.86%) Extranet
5 1 (0.86%) FTP
5 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.90%) MySQL
2 6 (5.17%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.31%) Triplestore
4 3 (2.59%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.93%) Subversion
2 13 (11.21%) Axure RP
2 13 (11.21%) Grunt
3 9 (7.76%) gulp
4 8 (6.90%) Mocha
4 8 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
5 7 (6.03%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.17%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.17%) JUnit
6 6 (5.17%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (5.17%) Sinon.JS
7 5 (4.31%) JIRA
7 5 (4.31%) Maven
7 5 (4.31%) Mockito
7 5 (4.31%) PhantomJS
8 3 (2.59%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.72%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 13 (11.21%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Publishing
3 4 (3.45%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
6 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 74 (63.79%) Developer
2 38 (32.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (17.24%) Designer
4 18 (15.52%) UI Developer
5 16 (13.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (11.21%) HTML Developer
7 12 (10.34%) UI/UX Developer
7 12 (10.34%) UX Developer
8 10 (8.62%) Angular Developer
8 10 (8.62%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (7.76%) UI Designer
9 9 (7.76%) UX Designer
10 8 (6.90%) Senior Designer
11 7 (6.03%) Consultant
12 6 (5.17%) Architect
12 6 (5.17%) HTML CSS Designer
12 6 (5.17%) Sitecore Developer
13 5 (4.31%) Lead Developer
13 5 (4.31%) Senior Developer
13 5 (4.31%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (86.21%) HTML
2 97 (83.62%) CSS
3 59 (50.86%) jQuery
4 55 (47.41%) HTML5
5 48 (41.38%) CSS3
6 34 (29.31%) AngularJS
7 30 (25.86%) Ajax
7 30 (25.86%) Sass
8 19 (16.38%) Web Services
8 19 (16.38%) XML
9 17 (14.66%) REST
10 16 (13.79%) .NET
11 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET
11 15 (12.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (10.34%) RESTful
13 11 (9.48%) Node.js
14 9 (7.76%) Handlebars
14 9 (7.76%) LESS
14 9 (7.76%) XSLT
15 8 (6.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (41.38%) User Experience
2 5 (4.31%) Ontologies
3 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.45%) Linked Data
3 4 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.59%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.59%) Semantic Web
4 3 (2.59%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.86%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) Windows
2 4 (3.45%) Linux
3 2 (1.72%) Unix
3 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.93%) Front End Development
2 33 (28.45%) Wireframes
3 32 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.55%) TDD
5 23 (19.83%) Web Development
6 21 (18.10%) Information Architecture
6 21 (18.10%) Prototyping
7 17 (14.66%) BDD
7 17 (14.66%) Usability Testing
7 17 (14.66%) Web Accessibility
8 15 (12.93%) Competitor Analysis
9 14 (12.07%) RDF
10 13 (11.21%) Mobile First
11 12 (10.34%) Validation
12 11 (9.48%) Content Management
12 11 (9.48%) MVC
13 10 (8.62%) Scrum
14 9 (7.76%) E-Commerce
14 9 (7.76%) Software Engineering
14 9 (7.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 72 (62.07%) JavaScript
2 14 (12.07%) SPARQL
3 13 (11.21%) C#
4 10 (8.62%) Java
4 10 (8.62%) SQL
5 6 (5.17%) C
5 6 (5.17%) PHP
6 5 (4.31%) ActionScript
6 5 (4.31%) C++
7 4 (3.45%) Python
8 2 (1.72%) ES6
8 2 (1.72%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.86%) Perl
9 1 (0.86%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.07%) WCAG
2 10 (8.62%) QA
3 9 (7.76%) WAI
4 1 (0.86%) Dublin Core
4 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.86%) Section 508
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) Docker
2 3 (2.59%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 9 (7.76%) Sitecore
2 7 (6.03%) Apple
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (0.86%) ATG
5 1 (0.86%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle
5 1 (0.86%) Pega
5 1 (0.86%) Twitter
5 1 (0.86%) Xamarin
London
Jambo Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 7 months contract
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 18 days ago