The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 197 216 218
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +2
Contract jobs citing WCAG 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.014% 0.051%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.43% 0.17% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£355 £240 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.91% -22.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £240 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £251 £311 £277
% change year-on-year
-19.45% +12.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.00
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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
466 585 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.90% 8.07% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 440 570
Average daily rate £472 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 19
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £67.50 £50.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCAG across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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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 WCAG across the City of London region.

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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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 WCAG across the City of London region.

WCAG Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WCAG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCAG.

1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) W3C
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) WAI
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WCAG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) TeamSite
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) W3C
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SEO
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
1 1 (33.33%) WAI
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Interwoven
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook