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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank - 122 -
Contract jobs citing W3C 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.23% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £330 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £306 £315
% change year-on-year
+30.61% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
W3C
England

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
721 708 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.96% 27.68% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 440 302
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 56 61
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for W3C.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 1 (100.00%) Node.js
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript