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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank - 112 -
Contract jobs citing W3C 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £280 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £19.00 -
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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
657 684 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.42% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 329 286
Average daily rate £384 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 60 39
Average hourly rate £20.75 £26.88 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% +34.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.99 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

W3C
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing W3C across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) SEO
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) XHTML
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Content Management
4 3 (42.86%) Flash
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
4 3 (42.86%) Adobe
4 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (42.86%) Content Management
5 2 (28.57%) Google
5 2 (28.57%) Pay per click
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) WCAG
5 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Stellent
5 2 (28.57%) Back Office
5 2 (28.57%) IIS
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VB

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Photoshop
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) FTP
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) Grunt
2 2 (28.57%) gulp
General
1 2 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Web Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Front-End Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Front-End Web Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) XHTML
3 3 (42.86%) Flash
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
4 2 (28.57%) Ember.js
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SEO
2 4 (57.14%) MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Content Management
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Content Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Pay per click
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Stellent
2 2 (28.57%) Google