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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 158 192 206
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +14
Contract jobs citing WAI 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.018% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.20% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £400 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £295 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -18.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
WAI
London

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
314 505 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.50% 9.33% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 393 467
Median daily rate £475 £477 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% +3.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%

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 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Zend
1 1 (100.00%) Zend Framework
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Mocha
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Grunt
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) gulp
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Twig

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%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Grunt
1 1 (100.00%) gulp
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Mocha
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Behat
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Sass
1 1 (100.00%) Twig
1 1 (100.00%) Zend Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Progressive Enhancement
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Zend