The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
Rank 118 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing W3C 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% - 0.090%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£278 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 - £28.50
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
483 397 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.67% 19.98% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 200 183
Average daily rate £330 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 36
Average hourly rate £26.60 £16.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.21% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
W3C
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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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
W3C
England

W3C
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Flash
1 4 (100.00%) XHTML
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Content Management
2 3 (75.00%) Stellent
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) SEO
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) FTP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Flash
1 4 (100.00%) XHTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) SEO
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
2 3 (75.00%) Stellent
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle