The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
England / South East
Rank 239 251 249
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2  
Contract jobs citing W3C 14 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.51% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Median daily rate £413 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.32% +8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £351 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £329
% change year-on-year -6.25% +21.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £19.00
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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2394 2763 2812
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.72% 29.96% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1356 1651 1458
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 149 167
Median hourly rate £17.25 £38.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.19% +103.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.22 £60.49 £45.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

W3C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for W3C in the South East

W3C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for W3C in the South East

W3C
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the South East 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
Berkshire +32 11 £450 -3.74% 2
Hampshire +12 1 - - 1
West Sussex +2 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £350 -
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for W3C.

1 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 9 (50.00%) Content Management
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) User Experience
4 7 (38.89%) WebCenter
4 7 (38.89%) Photoshop
4 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (38.89%) Adobe
4 7 (38.89%) Publishing
5 6 (33.33%) Web Development
6 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 5 (27.78%) jQuery
6 5 (27.78%) HTML5
6 5 (27.78%) Wireframes
7 4 (22.22%) Sass
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) Marketing
7 4 (22.22%) WCAG
8 3 (16.67%) Google
8 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (16.67%) German Language
8 3 (16.67%) Italian Language
8 3 (16.67%) Japanese Language
8 3 (16.67%) Korean Language
8 3 (16.67%) Russian Language
8 3 (16.67%) Spanish Language
8 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (11.11%) CMS
1 2 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (5.56%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (38.89%) Publishing
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 3 (16.67%) German Language
3 3 (16.67%) Italian Language
3 3 (16.67%) Japanese Language
3 3 (16.67%) Korean Language
3 3 (16.67%) Russian Language
3 3 (16.67%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) HTML CSS Developer
2 5 (27.78%) HTML Developer
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Producer
4 3 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Graduate
5 2 (11.11%) UX Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Web UI Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Website Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) UI/UX Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UX Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Publisher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) WebCenter
4 5 (27.78%) HTML5
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) Sass
6 3 (16.67%) CSS3
6 3 (16.67%) DOM
7 2 (11.11%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.56%) Ajax
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.56%) JSON
8 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
8 1 (5.56%) WCF
8 1 (5.56%) Web Services
8 1 (5.56%) XHTML
8 1 (5.56%) XML
8 1 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Content Management
2 6 (33.33%) Web Development
3 5 (27.78%) Wireframes
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 3 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Prototyping
5 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (11.11%) SEO
5 2 (11.11%) Usability Testing
5 2 (11.11%) UX Design
5 2 (11.11%) Web Design
5 2 (11.11%) Web Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Adobe
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Google
3 2 (11.11%) Twitter