The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited W3C over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
England / South West
Rank 119 - 141
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing W3C 14 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.55% - 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 3
Median daily rate £413 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -3.12% +12.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - £38.25

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 634 811 723
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.78% 28.28% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 520 429
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £507 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 70 44
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

W3C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

W3C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for W3C in the South West

W3C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing W3C in the South West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for W3C in the South West

W3C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for W3C in the South West

W3C
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Wiltshire - 9 £413 -
Cornwall - 4 £250 -
W3C
England

W3C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for W3C.

1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (88.00%) CSS
2 21 (84.00%) Web Development
3 20 (80.00%) HTML
4 19 (76.00%) C#
4 19 (76.00%) .NET
4 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
4 19 (76.00%) Windows
4 19 (76.00%) Ajax
4 19 (76.00%) Sitecore
4 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (72.00%) Sass
5 18 (72.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 18 (72.00%) Content Management
5 18 (72.00%) Finance
5 18 (72.00%) CMS
6 17 (68.00%) Apple
6 17 (68.00%) Flash
6 17 (68.00%) IIS
6 17 (68.00%) Visual Studio
6 17 (68.00%) XSLT
7 16 (64.00%) jQuery
7 16 (64.00%) User Experience
8 15 (60.00%) ActionScript
8 15 (60.00%) Internet
9 11 (44.00%) Front End Development
10 4 (16.00%) WordPress
10 4 (16.00%) PHP
10 4 (16.00%) HTML5
11 3 (12.00%) MySQL

W3C
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 18 (72.00%) CMS
1 18 (72.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 17 (68.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.00%) WordPress
4 2 (8.00%) ATG Dynamo
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (68.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Selenium
3 2 (8.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 9 (36.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (36.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (28.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (24.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) PHP Developer
6 3 (12.00%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (4.00%) ASP Developer
8 1 (4.00%) CMS Developer
8 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) CSS
2 20 (80.00%) HTML
3 19 (76.00%) .NET
3 19 (76.00%) Ajax
3 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (72.00%) Sass
5 17 (68.00%) Flash
5 17 (68.00%) XSLT
6 16 (64.00%) jQuery
7 4 (16.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) Web Services
9 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (64.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Web Development
2 18 (72.00%) Content Management
3 11 (44.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) ATDD
5 2 (8.00%) BPMN
5 2 (8.00%) Cross-Platform Development
5 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) OWASP
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Web Design
6 1 (4.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (76.00%) C#
3 15 (60.00%) ActionScript
4 4 (16.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) Java
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Sitecore
2 17 (68.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) ATG
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) OpenText