The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 529 580 483
Rank change year-on-year +51 -97  
Contract jobs citing W3C 59 40 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.081% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.24% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 82
Median daily rate £425 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £331 £350
% change year-on-year +9.81% -5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.84% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -53.84% -  

W3C is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14396 16468 16411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.49% 33.32% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9444 10967 10474
Median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £613 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 528 596
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +12.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.81 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +9.89% +19.73%  

W3C
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing W3C as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for W3C in England

W3C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing W3C in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for W3C in England

W3C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing W3C in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for W3C in England

W3C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for W3C in England

W3C
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
London +16 31 £450 +28.57% 6
South West +10 11 £425 +41.66%
South East +9 11 £325 -35.00% 6
East of England - 3 £320 - 2
Yorkshire +25 1 - - 1
West Midlands +14 1 £413 +41.63% 2
North East - 1 £500 -
W3C
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 England region with a requirement for W3C.

1 125 (86.81%) HTML
2 106 (73.61%) CSS
3 96 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 72 (50.00%) User Experience
5 66 (45.83%) jQuery
6 58 (40.28%) HTML5
7 51 (35.42%) CSS3
8 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (29.86%) C#
10 42 (29.17%) .NET
11 40 (27.78%) Ajax
11 40 (27.78%) Sass
12 39 (27.08%) Front End Development
13 37 (25.69%) Web Development
13 37 (25.69%) ASP.NET
14 36 (25.00%) Finance
15 32 (22.22%) WCAG
15 32 (22.22%) CMS
16 28 (19.44%) Visual Studio
17 27 (18.75%) Content Management
17 27 (18.75%) Wireframes
18 25 (17.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 25 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
19 24 (16.67%) Photoshop
20 23 (15.97%) Windows
21 22 (15.28%) SQL
22 21 (14.58%) MVC
23 19 (13.19%) XML
23 19 (13.19%) AngularJS
24 18 (12.50%) React

W3C
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 32 (22.22%) CMS
2 18 (12.50%) IIS
3 17 (11.81%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (4.86%) WordPress
5 6 (4.17%) Confluence
6 3 (2.08%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (2.08%) Magnolia
6 3 (2.08%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 14 (9.72%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.39%) InDesign
5 2 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) OpenText Process Suite
1 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.47%) Basecamp
3 4 (2.78%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.39%) GitHub
6 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.69%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.64%) Internet
2 6 (4.17%) HTTP
3 5 (3.47%) Intranet
4 2 (1.39%) DNS
4 2 (1.39%) IMAP
4 2 (1.39%) SMTP
5 1 (0.69%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.64%) MySQL
3 8 (5.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.56%) Power BI
3 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 25 (17.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (9.72%) Axure RP
4 11 (7.64%) Grunt
4 11 (7.64%) Subversion
5 10 (6.94%) Dreamweaver
6 9 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 9 (6.25%) JIRA
7 8 (5.56%) gulp
7 8 (5.56%) Jasmine
7 8 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (3.47%) Bitbucket
8 5 (3.47%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.08%) Selenium
9 3 (2.08%) webpack
10 2 (1.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (1.39%) Mocha
10 2 (1.39%) Protractor
11 1 (0.69%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 36 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Marketing
3 9 (6.25%) Publishing
4 6 (4.17%) Czech Language
4 6 (4.17%) Retail
5 3 (2.08%) Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Electronics
5 3 (2.08%) German Language
5 3 (2.08%) Interactive Media
5 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.08%) Japanese Language
5 3 (2.08%) Korean Language
5 3 (2.08%) Russian Language
5 3 (2.08%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Military
7 1 (0.69%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 102 (70.83%) Developer
2 35 (24.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (14.58%) UI Developer
4 17 (11.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (11.11%) Designer
5 16 (11.11%) Sitecore Developer
6 12 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 12 (8.33%) HTML Developer
7 11 (7.64%) C# Developer
7 11 (7.64%) PHP Developer
8 10 (6.94%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Senior Designer
10 7 (4.86%) Angular Developer
10 7 (4.86%) HTML CSS Developer
10 7 (4.86%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.86%) UI Designer
11 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 6 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.17%) Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (86.81%) HTML
2 106 (73.61%) CSS
3 66 (45.83%) jQuery
4 58 (40.28%) HTML5
5 51 (35.42%) CSS3
6 42 (29.17%) .NET
7 40 (27.78%) Ajax
7 40 (27.78%) Sass
8 37 (25.69%) ASP.NET
9 25 (17.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (13.19%) AngularJS
10 19 (13.19%) XML
11 18 (12.50%) React
11 18 (12.50%) Web Services
12 15 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (10.42%) XSLT
13 14 (9.72%) LINQ
14 12 (8.33%) .NET Framework
14 12 (8.33%) XHTML
15 11 (7.64%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 72 (50.00%) User Experience
2 13 (9.03%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 7 (4.86%) e-Learning
4 7 (4.86%) Learning Management System
5 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.08%) Fintech
7 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.39%) RIA
8 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.69%) iPhone
8 1 (0.69%) IPTV
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) Social Media
8 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.97%) Windows
2 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.69%) Android
3 1 (0.69%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (27.08%) Front End Development
3 37 (25.69%) Web Development
4 27 (18.75%) Content Management
4 27 (18.75%) Wireframes
5 21 (14.58%) MVC
6 18 (12.50%) TDD
7 17 (11.81%) SEO
8 15 (10.42%) Analytics
8 15 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (9.72%) Web Accessibility
10 13 (9.03%) Test Automation
11 12 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 12 (8.33%) SDLC
11 12 (8.33%) Web Design
12 11 (7.64%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
13 9 (6.25%) Scrum
13 9 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 96 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 43 (29.86%) C#
3 22 (15.28%) SQL
4 12 (8.33%) PHP
5 8 (5.56%) ActionScript
6 7 (4.86%) Java
7 3 (2.08%) Ada
7 3 (2.08%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (1.39%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.69%) C
9 1 (0.69%) C++
9 1 (0.69%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.69%) VB
9 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (12.50%) Degree
2 12 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.17%) MBA
4 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.78%) ISEB
6 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (22.22%) WCAG
2 7 (4.86%) WAI
3 6 (4.17%) QA
4 3 (2.08%) GDPR
5 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 17 (11.81%) Apple
1 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
1 17 (11.81%) Sitecore
2 13 (9.03%) Adobe
3 9 (6.25%) Oracle
4 6 (4.17%) Google
5 3 (2.08%) ATG
5 3 (2.08%) Greenplum
5 3 (2.08%) Monetate
6 2 (1.39%) OpenText
6 2 (1.39%) SAP
6 2 (1.39%) Twitter
7 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
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