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 28 June 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 / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 134 141
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7  
Contract jobs citing W3C 11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.20% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 0.75% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +8.14% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -53.84% -  

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 737 802 756
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 26.92% 26.77% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 734 705
Median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £631 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 43 60
Median hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.67% -35.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

W3C
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing W3C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 28 June 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
Dorset +14 5 - -
Wiltshire +2 5 £425 +41.66%
W3C
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 23 (95.83%) HTML
1 23 (95.83%) JavaScript
2 21 (87.50%) CSS
3 18 (75.00%) Web Development
4 17 (70.83%) jQuery
5 16 (66.67%) Ajax
5 16 (66.67%) User Experience
6 14 (58.33%) Sass
6 14 (58.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (58.33%) Sitecore
6 14 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (58.33%) Content Management
6 14 (58.33%) CMS
6 14 (58.33%) IIS
6 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
6 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
6 14 (58.33%) .NET
6 14 (58.33%) C#
6 14 (58.33%) Apple
6 14 (58.33%) Windows
7 13 (54.17%) Finance
8 12 (50.00%) XSLT
9 7 (29.17%) HTML5
9 7 (29.17%) Front End Development
9 7 (29.17%) ActionScript
9 7 (29.17%) Internet
9 7 (29.17%) Flash
9 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 4 (16.67%) Degree

W3C
Co-occurring 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 14 (58.33%) CMS
1 14 (58.33%) IIS
1 14 (58.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (4.17%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 14 (58.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) Sitecore Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 3 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) PHP WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior WordPress Developer
6 1 (4.17%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) HTML
2 21 (87.50%) CSS
3 17 (70.83%) jQuery
4 16 (66.67%) Ajax
5 14 (58.33%) .NET
5 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 14 (58.33%) Sass
6 12 (50.00%) XSLT
7 7 (29.17%) Flash
7 7 (29.17%) HTML5
8 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.50%) CSS3
8 3 (12.50%) Ember.js
8 3 (12.50%) React
8 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
9 2 (8.33%) DHTML
9 2 (8.33%) XML
10 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) User Experience
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Fintech
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (8.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Web Development
2 14 (58.33%) Content Management
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Front End Development
4 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 3 (12.50%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) OO
6 2 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Process Management
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) SOA
6 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.33%) Web Design
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) JavaScript
2 14 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) ActionScript
4 4 (16.67%) PHP
5 3 (12.50%) Ada
5 3 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Apple
1 14 (58.33%) Sitecore
2 2 (8.33%) OpenText
3 1 (4.17%) ATG
3 1 (4.17%) Google