The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 29 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 / Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing W3C 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - - 3.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £320
% change year-on-year -6.25% +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 106 41 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 46.70% 32.80% 41.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 19 26
Median daily rate £405 £281 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.00% +73.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £81 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £348 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

W3C
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland