Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term W3C in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited W3C over the 6 months to 23 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 209 174
Rank change year-on-year +37 -35 -8
Contract jobs citing W3C 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.049% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £291 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.76% -2.92% -2.44%
10th Percentile £341 £278 £288
90th Percentile £403 £308 £313
England median daily rate £391 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +11.79% -3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £14.25 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -68.33% - -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1356 1726 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.00% 27.91% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 1052 811
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £395 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +8.97% +3.57%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £213
90th Percentile £525 £541 £518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 84 108
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £17.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.69% -13.67%
10th Percentile £10.30 £10.83 £11.00
90th Percentile £34.50 £42.63 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

W3C
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for W3C in the West Midlands

W3C
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for W3C in the West Midlands

W3C
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for W3C in the West Midlands

W3C
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing W3C within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 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
Coventry - 6 £375 -
W3C
England

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

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) XHTML
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (83.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 5 (83.33%) Dojo
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (66.67%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) PostCSS
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Magento
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
5 1 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

W3C
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) PostCSS
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Developer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) XHTML
2 5 (83.33%) Dojo
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (83.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 4 (66.67%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript