Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited W3C over the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 759 781 679
Rank change year-on-year +22 -102 -72
Contract jobs citing W3C 120 107 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.31% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 77 129
UK median daily rate £388 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £308 £263 £238
90th Percentile £535 £484 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £334 £355
% change year-on-year +8.61% -5.99% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
UK median hourly rate £14.25 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.33% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year -56.15% - -

W3C is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34387 34442 37167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.63% 33.11% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22828 22601 23638
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1184 1467
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +6.41% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

W3C
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing W3C as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for W3C in the UK

W3C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for W3C in the UK

W3C
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing W3C over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for W3C in the UK

W3C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for W3C in the UK

W3C
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 120 £388 +10.71% 19
UK excluding London +61 61 £363 +8.61% 12
London -27 59 £450 +20.00% 8
South East +26 32 £370 -7.50% 4
South West +13 14 £370 +9.63% 1
North of England +61 7 £310 -9.82% 4
West Midlands +27 6 £375 +28.76% 1
Midlands +21 6 £375 +28.76% 1
North West +25 5 £310 +24.00% 2
Yorkshire +13 2 - - 2
East of England - 2 £338 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 with a requirement for W3C.

1 98 (81.67%) HTML
2 94 (78.33%) CSS
3 81 (67.50%) JavaScript
4 71 (59.17%) User Experience
5 59 (49.17%) jQuery
6 57 (47.50%) Front End Development
7 52 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (41.67%) HTML5
9 45 (37.50%) Sass
10 43 (35.83%) CSS3
11 40 (33.33%) .NET
12 37 (30.83%) Finance
13 34 (28.33%) AngularJS
14 33 (27.50%) Ajax
15 32 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 29 (24.17%) Web Services
17 28 (23.33%) gulp
18 27 (22.50%) XML
18 27 (22.50%) XHTML
18 27 (22.50%) Jasmine
19 26 (21.67%) Wireframes
20 24 (20.00%) Grunt
20 24 (20.00%) Visual Studio
21 23 (19.17%) Karma Test Runner
21 23 (19.17%) Mobile First
22 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET
22 22 (18.33%) C#
22 22 (18.33%) SEO
23 21 (17.50%) JSON
23 21 (17.50%) Web Accessibility

W3C
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (10.00%) CMS
2 6 (5.00%) IIS
3 5 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.67%) Kentico
4 2 (1.67%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.67%) WordPress
5 1 (0.83%) Confluence
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (11.67%) OmniGraffle
2 11 (9.17%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) npm
2 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.50%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.50%) BrowserStack
3 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.67%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.67%) Office 365
4 2 (1.67%) PaaS
4 2 (1.67%) Serverless
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.83%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) HTTP
2 2 (1.67%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) Skype
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) IMAP
3 1 (0.83%) Intranet
3 1 (0.83%) SMTP
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.83%) Power BI
4 1 (0.83%) Redis
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (23.33%) gulp
2 27 (22.50%) Jasmine
3 24 (20.00%) Grunt
3 24 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 23 (19.17%) Karma Test Runner
5 20 (16.67%) Axure RP
6 18 (15.00%) Bitbucket
7 13 (10.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (5.83%) Git (software)
9 6 (5.00%) Moq
9 6 (5.00%) MSTest
10 5 (4.17%) Mocha
11 4 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (3.33%) PostCSS
12 3 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (2.50%) JIRA
12 3 (2.50%) PhantomJS
12 3 (2.50%) webpack
13 2 (1.67%) Selenium
13 2 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 37 (30.83%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Marketing
3 5 (4.17%) Law
3 5 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.33%) Electronics
4 4 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.50%) German Language
5 3 (2.50%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.50%) Japanese Language
5 3 (2.50%) Korean Language
5 3 (2.50%) Publishing
5 3 (2.50%) Russian Language
6 2 (1.67%) Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Games
6 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (63.33%) Developer
2 34 (28.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (15.83%) Angular Developer
4 18 (15.00%) Designer
5 14 (11.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (11.67%) UX Designer
6 11 (9.17%) UI Developer
7 10 (8.33%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.67%) User Researcher
9 6 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
9 6 (5.00%) HTML Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Sitecore Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.33%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.33%) UI Designer
11 4 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (81.67%) HTML
2 94 (78.33%) CSS
3 59 (49.17%) jQuery
4 50 (41.67%) HTML5
5 45 (37.50%) Sass
6 43 (35.83%) CSS3
7 40 (33.33%) .NET
8 34 (28.33%) AngularJS
9 33 (27.50%) Ajax
10 32 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 29 (24.17%) Web Services
12 27 (22.50%) XHTML
12 27 (22.50%) XML
13 22 (18.33%) ASP.NET
14 21 (17.50%) JSON
15 20 (16.67%) SOAP
16 18 (15.00%) Angular 2
16 18 (15.00%) REST
17 15 (12.50%) LESS
18 12 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 71 (59.17%) User Experience
2 7 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.33%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.50%) Fintech
5 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.50%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.50%) Vector Graphics
6 2 (1.67%) Social Media
7 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.50%) Windows
2 2 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.50%) Front End Development
2 52 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (21.67%) Wireframes
4 23 (19.17%) Mobile First
5 22 (18.33%) SEO
6 21 (17.50%) Web Accessibility
7 20 (16.67%) MVC
8 19 (15.83%) Progressive Enhancement
9 18 (15.00%) Performance Optimisation
10 14 (11.67%) Analytics
10 14 (11.67%) OO
10 14 (11.67%) TDD
10 14 (11.67%) Usability Testing
11 13 (10.83%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 13 (10.83%) Test Automation
12 12 (10.00%) SDLC
12 12 (10.00%) Web Development
13 10 (8.33%) E-Commerce
14 9 (7.50%) Web Analytics
15 8 (6.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (67.50%) JavaScript
2 22 (18.33%) C#
3 14 (11.67%) SQL
4 6 (5.00%) Java
5 5 (4.17%) ES6
5 5 (4.17%) TypeScript
6 4 (3.33%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.67%) Ada
7 2 (1.67%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.00%) WAI
1 12 (10.00%) WCAG
2 4 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Ansible
1 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.83%) Adobe
3 6 (5.00%) Google
3 6 (5.00%) Oracle
4 5 (4.17%) Apple
4 5 (4.17%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.33%) SAP
6 3 (2.50%) hybris
6 3 (2.50%) OpenText
7 1 (0.83%) ATG
7 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.83%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.83%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.83%) Monetate
7 1 (0.83%) Omniture
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.83%) Twitter
7 1 (0.83%) Xamarin