Period
to 19 October 2021

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 6 months to 19 October 2021 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
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 658 461 695
Rank change year-on-year -197 +234 +101
Contract jobs citing W3C 90 35 101
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.40% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 43
10th Percentile £294 £431 £281
25th Percentile £336 £463 £341
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £500 £413
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.21% +17.86%
75th Percentile £623 £550 £475
90th Percentile £681 £650 £550
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +16.44%

W3C is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 20,654 8,658 22,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.65% 32.27% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,603 5,968 14,863
10th Percentile £300 £275 £275
25th Percentile £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £619 £588
90th Percentile £729 £725 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 622 262 773
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.25 £11.39
25th Percentile £15.04 £16.50 £14.28
Median hourly rate £24.08 £30.43 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -20.85% +48.41% +1.23%
75th Percentile £48.75 £46.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £61.25 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £26.88 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.00% +31.13% +2.50%

W3C
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing W3C as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for W3C in England

W3C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing W3C in England.

Daily rate trend for W3C in England

W3C
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing W3C in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for W3C in England

W3C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing W3C in England.

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 6 months to 19 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -191 42 £610 +22.00% 7
South East - 16 £450 - 3
East of England -36 9 £475 +58.33% 2
Yorkshire -44 3 £560 -2.61%
North of England -79 3 £560 -2.61% 3
South West - 1 £550 - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - - 1
W3C
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing W3C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for W3C.

1 61 (67.78%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (57.78%) Accessibility
3 38 (42.22%) HTML
4 33 (36.67%) Adobe
5 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
5 31 (34.44%) CSS
6 30 (33.33%) User Experience
7 29 (32.22%) Sketch
8 26 (28.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 25 (27.78%) Zeplin
10 24 (26.67%) Android
10 24 (26.67%) Waterfall
10 24 (26.67%) Apple iOS
10 24 (26.67%) Typography
11 23 (25.56%) React
12 22 (24.44%) HTML5
12 22 (24.44%) Retail
12 22 (24.44%) Prototyping
12 22 (24.44%) Social Skills
13 21 (23.33%) Java
13 21 (23.33%) jQuery
14 17 (18.89%) Wireframes
14 17 (18.89%) Front End Development
15 16 (17.78%) Security Cleared
16 15 (16.67%) SC Cleared
17 14 (15.56%) CMS
18 13 (14.44%) XML
18 13 (14.44%) Rapid Prototyping
18 13 (14.44%) REST
18 13 (14.44%) Sass

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 14 (15.56%) CMS
2 4 (4.44%) Moodle
2 4 (4.44%) Totara
2 4 (4.44%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.22%) Drupal
4 2 (2.22%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.11%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.11%) Confluence
5 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (32.22%) Sketch
2 25 (27.78%) Zeplin
3 5 (5.56%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.33%) Adobe XD
5 2 (2.22%) Figma
5 2 (2.22%) Marvel
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (1.11%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.22%) Magento
1 2 (2.22%) Q-Pulse
2 1 (1.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.89%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (4.44%) AWS
2 4 (4.44%) Azure
2 4 (4.44%) Google Analytics
2 4 (4.44%) npm
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon Neptune
3 3 (3.33%) GitHub
3 3 (3.33%) Miro
4 2 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.11%) Firebase
5 1 (1.11%) SaaS
5 1 (1.11%) Slack
5 1 (1.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) FTP
1 8 (8.89%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) Extranet
2 2 (2.22%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) Intranet
2 2 (2.22%) LAN
2 2 (2.22%) SAN
2 2 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.44%) Spatial Data
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.22%) Metadata
3 2 (2.22%) Triplestore
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.89%) JIRA
3 7 (7.78%) Jasmine
3 7 (7.78%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (7.78%) webpack
4 5 (5.56%) gulp
5 4 (4.44%) Cypress.io
5 4 (4.44%) Maven
5 4 (4.44%) Protractor
5 4 (4.44%) Subversion
6 3 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.33%) Axure RP
6 3 (3.33%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.33%) Storybook
7 2 (2.22%) Grunt
8 1 (1.11%) Bower
8 1 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.11%) WebPageTest
General
1 22 (24.44%) Retail
1 22 (24.44%) Social Skills
2 10 (11.11%) Public Sector
3 5 (5.56%) Finance
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Multimedia
5 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.22%) Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (46.67%) Developer
2 28 (31.11%) Designer
3 25 (27.78%) UI Designer
4 20 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (10.00%) Mobile Designer
5 9 (10.00%) Mobile UI Designer
6 8 (8.89%) SAP Developer
6 8 (8.89%) SAP PI Developer
7 6 (6.67%) React Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Architect
8 5 (5.56%) Content Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Web Content Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Web Manager
9 4 (4.44%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.33%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.22%) HTML
2 31 (34.44%) CSS
3 23 (25.56%) React
4 22 (24.44%) HTML5
5 21 (23.33%) jQuery
6 13 (14.44%) REST
6 13 (14.44%) Sass
6 13 (14.44%) XML
7 12 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 12 (13.33%) WAP
7 12 (13.33%) WML
7 12 (13.33%) XSLT
8 10 (11.11%) JSON
9 9 (10.00%) CSS3
9 9 (10.00%) SOAP
9 9 (10.00%) Vue.js
10 8 (8.89%) Ajax
10 8 (8.89%) Node.js
10 8 (8.89%) SAP PI
10 8 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (33.33%) User Experience
2 11 (12.22%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (5.56%) Linked Data
4 4 (4.44%) Learning Management System
4 4 (4.44%) NHS
5 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Social Media
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.11%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) FMCG
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.11%) iPhone
6 1 (1.11%) Legacy Code
6 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.11%) SCORM
6 1 (1.11%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.11%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.11%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.67%) Android
1 24 (26.67%) Apple iOS
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (67.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.67%) Typography
2 24 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 22 (24.44%) Prototyping
4 17 (18.89%) Front End Development
4 17 (18.89%) Wireframes
5 13 (14.44%) Analytics
5 13 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (14.44%) Rapid Prototyping
6 12 (13.33%) Time Management
7 10 (11.11%) Web Development
8 9 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 9 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
9 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.89%) Problem Management
9 8 (8.89%) Process Improvement
9 8 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (8.89%) Test Strategy
10 7 (7.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
2 21 (23.33%) Java
3 11 (12.22%) TypeScript
4 8 (8.89%) ABAP
5 5 (5.56%) PHP
6 4 (4.44%) C#
6 4 (4.44%) Python
6 4 (4.44%) Ruby
6 4 (4.44%) SPARQL
6 4 (4.44%) SQL
6 4 (4.44%) VBA
7 3 (3.33%) ES6
7 3 (3.33%) Java 8
7 3 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.33%) SHACL
8 2 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 15 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.89%) Degree
4 5 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (57.78%) Accessibility
2 8 (8.89%) WCAG
3 3 (3.33%) Dublin Core
4 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.11%) PMO
4 1 (1.11%) Section 508
4 1 (1.11%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (36.67%) Adobe
2 8 (8.89%) SAP
3 5 (5.56%) Google
4 3 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.22%) Apple
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.22%) Xerox
6 1 (1.11%) Cadence
6 1 (1.11%) Capita
6 1 (1.11%) hybris
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle
6 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.11%) Spotify