The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 19 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing W3C 7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.11% 9.64% 6.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 31.82% 34.78% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £26.75
W3C
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
22 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 16.06% 27.71% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 7
Average daily rate £250 £400 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +122.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £380 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £480 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

W3C
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing W3C across the Watford region.

W3C Daily Rate Trend in Watford

W3C
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing W3C also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited W3C.

1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) JSP
1 14 (100.00%) XHTML
1 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 10 (71.43%) HTML5
2 10 (71.43%) CSS3
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Manufacturing
3 9 (64.29%) Java
3 9 (64.29%) Retail
3 9 (64.29%) JSTL
3 9 (64.29%) Semantic HTML
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
4 5 (35.71%) Adobe
4 5 (35.71%) OO
4 5 (35.71%) Web Design
4 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region citing W3C also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited W3C. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Photoshop
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
1 9 (64.29%) Manufacturing
1 9 (64.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) JSP
1 14 (100.00%) XHTML
2 10 (71.43%) HTML5
2 10 (71.43%) CSS3
3 9 (64.29%) JSTL
3 9 (64.29%) Semantic HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Web Design
2 5 (35.71%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Adobe