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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 598 472 502
Rank change year-on-year
-126 +30
Contract jobs citing W3C 45 165 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.92% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 98 61
Median daily rate £331 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £350 £269
% change year-on-year
-5.35% +30.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £13.00

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
17847 17946 17166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.23% 32.03% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11546 11205 10514
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 673 693
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.71 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.58% -9.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.38% -14.28%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -107 43 £338 -6.89% 19
London -44 21 £338 -6.89% 7
South East -23 13 £450 +38.46% 5
South West +3 6 £300 - 2
Oxford - 6 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £500 - 1
City of London +44 4 £275 -21.42%
West Sussex - 3 - -
Gatwick - 3 - -
Bristol +8 2 - -
Hampshire -5 2 £313 +5.93% 1
West Midlands -30 2 £291 -11.74%
Wiltshire - 2 £300 - 1
Swindon - 2 £300 -
Southampton +16 1 £325 +47.72%
Wales +16 1 - -
South Wales +13 1 - -
Cardiff +4 1 - -
Yorkshire -1 1 £338 -3.57% 2
Surrey -7 1 - - 1
Birmingham -9 1 £275 -16.66%
Glasgow -11 1 £300 +20.00%
Berkshire -14 1 £600 +69.01% 1
West Yorkshire -16 1 £338 -3.57%
Solihull -21 1 £308 -4.28%
Scotland -30 1 £300 +20.00%
Dorset - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 87 (82.86%) CSS
2 86 (81.90%) HTML
3 71 (67.62%) JavaScript
4 49 (46.67%) jQuery
5 44 (41.90%) HTML5
6 43 (40.95%) CSS3
7 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (30.48%) User Experience
9 28 (26.67%) Front End Development
9 28 (26.67%) Wireframes
10 25 (23.81%) Sass
11 24 (22.86%) Web Services
12 23 (21.90%) Ajax
13 22 (20.95%) Web Development
13 22 (20.95%) TDD
14 20 (19.05%) HTTP
14 20 (19.05%) Axure RP
15 19 (18.10%) Web Accessibility
16 18 (17.14%) Node.js
16 18 (17.14%) OmniGraffle
17 16 (15.24%) Java
17 16 (15.24%) CMS
17 16 (15.24%) AngularJS
18 14 (13.33%) LESS
18 14 (13.33%) SQL
18 14 (13.33%) .NET
19 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
19 13 (12.38%) BDD
19 13 (12.38%) PHP
19 13 (12.38%) OO

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 16 (15.24%) CMS
2 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.81%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.81%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.86%) Apache
4 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.86%) WordPress
5 1 (0.95%) Community Server
5 1 (0.95%) Drupal
5 1 (0.95%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.95%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 18 (17.14%) OmniGraffle
2 9 (8.57%) Photoshop
3 6 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.90%) MS Office
5 1 (0.95%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.95%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.81%) GitHub
3 3 (2.86%) SaaS
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.90%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.90%) Google Play
5 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.05%) HTTP
2 12 (11.43%) Internet
3 9 (8.57%) DNS
3 9 (8.57%) SSL
4 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.95%) AMQP
5 1 (0.95%) FTP
5 1 (0.95%) MQTT
5 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.71%) MySQL
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.90%) OLTP
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.95%) Big Data
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.95%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (19.05%) Axure RP
2 13 (12.38%) Git (software)
2 13 (12.38%) Subversion
3 12 (11.43%) Grunt
4 11 (10.48%) Mocha
5 9 (8.57%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (6.67%) PhantomJS
7 6 (5.71%) JUnit
8 5 (4.76%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.81%) gulp
9 4 (3.81%) Hudson
9 4 (3.81%) Jasmine
10 3 (2.86%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.90%) Ant
11 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.90%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (1.90%) Maven
11 2 (1.90%) Selenium
General
1 5 (4.76%) Advertising
1 5 (4.76%) Finance
1 5 (4.76%) Local Government
2 3 (2.86%) Marketing
2 3 (2.86%) Publishing
3 2 (1.90%) Law
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.95%) Games
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 70 (66.67%) Developer
2 31 (29.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 25 (23.81%) JavaScript Developer
4 18 (17.14%) Designer
5 14 (13.33%) UX Designer
6 12 (11.43%) Web Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Architect
8 7 (6.67%) HTML Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Lead Developer
8 7 (6.67%) UI Developer
9 6 (5.71%) .NET Developer
9 6 (5.71%) Consultant
10 5 (4.76%) Digital Architect
10 5 (4.76%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (4.76%) UI/UX Developer
10 5 (4.76%) UX Developer
11 4 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (82.86%) CSS
2 86 (81.90%) HTML
3 49 (46.67%) jQuery
4 44 (41.90%) HTML5
5 43 (40.95%) CSS3
6 25 (23.81%) Sass
7 24 (22.86%) Web Services
8 23 (21.90%) Ajax
9 18 (17.14%) Node.js
10 16 (15.24%) AngularJS
11 14 (13.33%) .NET
11 14 (13.33%) LESS
12 12 (11.43%) REST
12 12 (11.43%) XML
13 9 (8.57%) Apache Cordova
13 9 (8.57%) RESTful
14 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET
14 7 (6.67%) Chai
14 7 (6.67%) RequireJS
14 7 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (30.48%) User Experience
2 6 (5.71%) New Media
3 4 (3.81%) Semantic Web
4 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.90%) Blog
5 2 (1.90%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.90%) iPhone
5 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.90%) Social Media
5 2 (1.90%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.95%) FMCG
6 1 (0.95%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.95%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.95%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.95%) Psychology
6 1 (0.95%) Smart Energy
6 1 (0.95%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Linux
1 9 (8.57%) Windows
2 5 (4.76%) Unix
3 4 (3.81%) Android
4 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.67%) Front End Development
2 28 (26.67%) Wireframes
3 22 (20.95%) TDD
3 22 (20.95%) Web Development
4 19 (18.10%) Web Accessibility
5 13 (12.38%) BDD
5 13 (12.38%) OO
6 12 (11.43%) Prototyping
7 11 (10.48%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (10.48%) Software Engineering
8 10 (9.52%) SEO
8 10 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 9 (8.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 9 (8.57%) MVC
10 8 (7.62%) Progressive Enhancement
10 8 (7.62%) Scrum
10 8 (7.62%) Web Design
11 7 (6.67%) Content Management
12 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 71 (67.62%) JavaScript
2 16 (15.24%) Java
3 14 (13.33%) SQL
4 13 (12.38%) PHP
5 10 (9.52%) C#
6 7 (6.67%) Python
7 6 (5.71%) PHP 5
8 4 (3.81%) C++
9 3 (2.86%) SPARQL
10 2 (1.90%) ES6
10 2 (1.90%) Ruby
10 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.95%) C
11 1 (0.95%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) HND
2 1 (0.95%) ISEB
2 1 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) WAI
2 3 (2.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (7.62%) Oracle
1 8 (7.62%) Sitecore
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.76%) Adobe
3 5 (4.76%) ForgeRock
3 5 (4.76%) Pega
4 4 (3.81%) Apple
4 4 (3.81%) Google
4 4 (3.81%) Zend
5 2 (1.90%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.90%) Facebook
5 2 (1.90%) Twitter
5 2 (1.90%) VMware
6 1 (0.95%) OpenLink
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