The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 122 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing W3C 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.041% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.78% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
646 676 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.41% 27.85% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 380 359
Median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 53
Median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.65% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £50.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing W3C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

W3C Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

W3C
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

W3C Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

W3C
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the West Midlands region.

W3C Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

W3C
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 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
Herefordshire - 5 - -
W3C
England

W3C
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for W3C.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CMS
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) React
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (83.33%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) PHP