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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 483 556 511
Rank change year-on-year +73 -45  
Contract jobs citing W3C 83 59 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.38% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 50
Median daily rate £375 £388 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £329
% change year-on-year -6.25% +21.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £19.00

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 13286 15358 15065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.06% 31.30% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8613 10133 9192
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 523 637
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing W3C in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for W3C in England

W3C
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing W3C in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 March 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 +31 37 £375 -3.22% 4
South East +12 14 £413 -10.32% 4
South West - 13 £413 - 3
West Midlands +23 8 - - 4
East of England 0 5 £303 -24.37% 1
Yorkshire +20 4 £363 -4.91% 4
East Midlands - 1 £150 -
W3C
UK

W3C
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 127 (90.07%) HTML
2 108 (76.60%) CSS
3 92 (65.25%) JavaScript
4 65 (46.10%) User Experience
5 61 (43.26%) jQuery
6 57 (40.43%) HTML5
7 50 (35.46%) CSS3
8 49 (34.75%) Front End Development
9 39 (27.66%) Web Development
9 39 (27.66%) C#
10 37 (26.24%) CMS
10 37 (26.24%) Sass
11 36 (25.53%) .NET
11 36 (25.53%) ASP.NET
12 33 (23.40%) Ajax
13 32 (22.70%) Wireframes
14 30 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
14 30 (21.28%) Content Management
15 29 (20.57%) Finance
16 27 (19.15%) WCAG
17 26 (18.44%) Team Foundation Server
18 23 (16.31%) TDD
19 21 (14.89%) Visual Studio
19 21 (14.89%) Photoshop
19 21 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 20 (14.18%) Windows
21 19 (13.48%) Sitecore
21 19 (13.48%) IIS
21 19 (13.48%) XSLT
21 19 (13.48%) Internet

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 37 (26.24%) CMS
2 19 (13.48%) IIS
3 18 (12.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (5.67%) WordPress
5 6 (4.26%) Confluence
6 4 (2.84%) ATG Dynamo
6 4 (2.84%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (2.13%) Apache Qpid
8 2 (1.42%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (14.89%) Photoshop
2 14 (9.93%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.84%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (2.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (2.13%) InDesign
5 3 (2.13%) MS Office
6 2 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Basecamp
2 4 (2.84%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.13%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.71%) Asana
4 1 (0.71%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.71%) GitHub
4 1 (0.71%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.48%) Internet
2 14 (9.93%) HTTP
3 5 (3.55%) Intranet
4 3 (2.13%) SNMP
5 1 (0.71%) Extranet
5 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.22%) MySQL
2 9 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (18.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (14.89%) Visual Studio
3 16 (11.35%) Subversion
4 14 (9.93%) Axure RP
5 10 (7.09%) Git (software)
5 10 (7.09%) Grunt
6 9 (6.38%) Dreamweaver
6 9 (6.38%) JIRA
7 5 (3.55%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.55%) WebDriver
8 4 (2.84%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (2.84%) Selenium
9 3 (2.13%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.13%) gulp
10 2 (1.42%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.42%) Mocha
10 2 (1.42%) PhantomJS
10 2 (1.42%) Protractor
10 2 (1.42%) Sinon.JS
10 2 (1.42%) webpack
General
1 29 (20.57%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Marketing
3 9 (6.38%) Retail
4 8 (5.67%) Publishing
5 6 (4.26%) Czech Language
6 3 (2.13%) German Language
6 3 (2.13%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.13%) Japanese Language
6 3 (2.13%) Korean Language
6 3 (2.13%) Russian Language
6 3 (2.13%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.42%) Banking
7 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.71%) Legal
8 1 (0.71%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 92 (65.25%) Developer
2 44 (31.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 23 (16.31%) Designer
4 20 (14.18%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (12.77%) HTML Developer
6 17 (12.06%) UI Developer
7 16 (11.35%) Sitecore Developer
8 13 (9.22%) C# Developer
8 13 (9.22%) HTML CSS Developer
8 13 (9.22%) PHP Developer
9 11 (7.80%) Senior Designer
9 11 (7.80%) Web Developer
10 10 (7.09%) .NET Developer
10 10 (7.09%) UI Designer
10 10 (7.09%) UX Designer
11 8 (5.67%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (4.96%) Software Developer
13 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (4.26%) HTML CSS Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (90.07%) HTML
2 108 (76.60%) CSS
3 61 (43.26%) jQuery
4 57 (40.43%) HTML5
5 50 (35.46%) CSS3
6 37 (26.24%) Sass
7 36 (25.53%) .NET
7 36 (25.53%) ASP.NET
8 33 (23.40%) Ajax
9 21 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (13.48%) XSLT
11 18 (12.77%) Flash
12 17 (12.06%) AngularJS
13 12 (8.51%) Node.js
13 12 (8.51%) React
14 10 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (7.09%) LESS
14 10 (7.09%) Web Services
15 9 (6.38%) XML
16 8 (5.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 65 (46.10%) User Experience
2 12 (8.51%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.96%) e-Learning
3 7 (4.96%) Learning Management System
4 4 (2.84%) Digital Media
4 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.13%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.42%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.42%) RIA
7 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.71%) iPad
7 1 (0.71%) iPhone
7 1 (0.71%) IPTV
7 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.71%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.71%) Social Media
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.18%) Windows
2 3 (2.13%) Linux
3 2 (1.42%) Android
4 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.71%) Unix
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.75%) Front End Development
2 39 (27.66%) Web Development
3 32 (22.70%) Wireframes
4 30 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (21.28%) Content Management
5 23 (16.31%) TDD
6 18 (12.77%) MVC
6 18 (12.77%) Web Accessibility
7 15 (10.64%) E-Commerce
8 14 (9.93%) Prototyping
9 13 (9.22%) Web Design
10 12 (8.51%) Usability Testing
11 11 (7.80%) BDD
11 11 (7.80%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 10 (7.09%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (6.38%) Competitor Analysis
13 9 (6.38%) Information Architecture
13 9 (6.38%) Scrum
14 8 (5.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (65.25%) JavaScript
2 39 (27.66%) C#
3 15 (10.64%) ActionScript
3 15 (10.64%) PHP
4 8 (5.67%) Java
5 6 (4.26%) C
5 6 (4.26%) SQL
6 3 (2.13%) C++
6 3 (2.13%) SPARQL
7 2 (1.42%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.71%) Perl
8 1 (0.71%) VB
8 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Degree
2 6 (4.26%) MBA
3 5 (3.55%) ISEB
4 4 (2.84%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.15%) WCAG
2 9 (6.38%) QA
3 6 (4.26%) WAI
4 4 (2.84%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.71%) Section 508
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 19 (13.48%) Sitecore
2 17 (12.06%) Apple
3 15 (10.64%) Adobe
4 7 (4.96%) Oracle
5 6 (4.26%) Google
6 4 (2.84%) ATG
7 2 (1.42%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.42%) Twitter
8 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.71%) Monetate
8 1 (0.71%) OpenText