The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 30 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)
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 365 396 371
Rank change year-on-year +31 -25  
Contract jobs citing W3C 35 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.17% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.48% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 32
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 £288 £325 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £493 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £320
% change year-on-year -6.25% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £20.00
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6889 7852 7598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.96% 34.80% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 5600 5166
Median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 124 140
Median hourly rate £26.50 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.91% +4.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.35 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +37.83%  

W3C
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

W3C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for W3C in London

W3C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing W3C in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for W3C in London

W3C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for W3C in London

W3C
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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
City of London +9 2 £250 -51.45% 1
W3C
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for W3C.

1 65 (90.28%) HTML
2 61 (84.72%) CSS
3 43 (59.72%) JavaScript
4 37 (51.39%) CSS3
5 36 (50.00%) HTML5
6 32 (44.44%) jQuery
7 27 (37.50%) Front End Development
8 24 (33.33%) User Experience
9 21 (29.17%) WCAG
10 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (26.39%) Wireframes
11 17 (23.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (23.61%) C#
12 16 (22.22%) TDD
13 15 (20.83%) MVC
14 14 (19.44%) Web Accessibility
15 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
16 12 (16.67%) HTTP
16 12 (16.67%) Subversion
16 12 (16.67%) Sass
17 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
17 11 (15.28%) .NET
17 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
18 10 (13.89%) OmniGraffle
18 10 (13.89%) Axure RP
18 10 (13.89%) LESS
18 10 (13.89%) Node.js
18 10 (13.89%) React
19 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
19 9 (12.50%) Usability Testing

W3C
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 6 (8.33%) Confluence
2 3 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Qpid
2 3 (4.17%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) ATG Dynamo
3 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (9.72%) Photoshop
3 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.39%) MS Office
4 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.39%) CloudFront
2 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) HTTP
2 4 (5.56%) Intranet
3 3 (4.17%) SNMP
4 2 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Subversion
2 10 (13.89%) Axure RP
3 8 (11.11%) Grunt
4 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.33%) JIRA
6 4 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.56%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.17%) Bitbucket
7 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.78%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.78%) Mocha
8 2 (2.78%) PhantomJS
8 2 (2.78%) Protractor
8 2 (2.78%) Selenium
8 2 (2.78%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (2.78%) webpack
9 1 (1.39%) gulp
9 1 (1.39%) XMLSpy
General
1 7 (9.72%) Retail
2 6 (8.33%) Czech Language
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (58.33%) Developer
2 26 (36.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (22.22%) Designer
4 12 (16.67%) HTML Developer
5 11 (15.28%) Senior Designer
5 11 (15.28%) UI Developer
6 10 (13.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (12.50%) UI Designer
8 7 (9.72%) HTML CSS Developer
8 7 (9.72%) Software Developer
8 7 (9.72%) UX Designer
9 6 (8.33%) Senior UX Designer
10 5 (6.94%) Angular Developer
10 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Senior UI Designer
11 4 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Consultant
12 3 (4.17%) Lead Developer
12 3 (4.17%) UI/UX Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (90.28%) HTML
2 61 (84.72%) CSS
3 37 (51.39%) CSS3
4 36 (50.00%) HTML5
5 32 (44.44%) jQuery
6 17 (23.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (16.67%) Sass
8 11 (15.28%) .NET
8 11 (15.28%) AngularJS
8 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET
9 10 (13.89%) LESS
9 10 (13.89%) Node.js
9 10 (13.89%) React
10 8 (11.11%) Ajax
11 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (9.72%) LINQ
11 7 (9.72%) NHibernate
11 7 (9.72%) Web Services
12 6 (8.33%) RESTful
13 5 (6.94%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) User Experience
2 9 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.72%) e-Learning
3 7 (9.72%) Learning Management System
4 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.17%) Digital Media
5 3 (4.17%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.39%) iPad
7 1 (1.39%) IPTV
7 1 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.39%) NHS
7 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Android
2 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Front End Development
2 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.39%) Wireframes
3 16 (22.22%) TDD
4 15 (20.83%) MVC
5 14 (19.44%) Web Accessibility
6 13 (18.06%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.50%) Usability Testing
8 8 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 8 (11.11%) Prototyping
8 8 (11.11%) Validation
9 7 (9.72%) Competitor Analysis
9 7 (9.72%) Information Architecture
9 7 (9.72%) Scrum
9 7 (9.72%) Web Development
10 6 (8.33%) BDD
10 6 (8.33%) Line Management
10 6 (8.33%) Mobile First
11 5 (6.94%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (59.72%) JavaScript
2 17 (23.61%) C#
3 6 (8.33%) C
3 6 (8.33%) Java
4 3 (4.17%) C++
4 3 (4.17%) SPARQL
4 3 (4.17%) SQL
5 2 (2.78%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) MBA
3 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (29.17%) WCAG
2 8 (11.11%) QA
3 3 (4.17%) WAI
4 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.39%) Section 508
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Shibboleth
2 2 (2.78%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Adobe
2 2 (2.78%) ATG
3 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Monetate