The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
London / City of London
Rank 145 - 188
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAI 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% - 0.039%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
349 339 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.97% 10.63% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 244 337
Median daily rate £500 £488 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £309 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £22.00 £30.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -26.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £21.20 £19.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £38.90 £41.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +85.26%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing WAI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAI across the City of London region.

WAI Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WAI
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAI across the City of London region.

WAI Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WAI
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WAI 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 City of London region with a requirement for WAI.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Angular Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML CSS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) LESS
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript