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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 161 - 207
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WCAG 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% - 0.034%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.36% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £331 - £355
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 - £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £330 £248
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WCAG
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
367 439 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.69% 9.36% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 317 382
Median daily rate £475 £450 £472
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +47.50%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WCAG
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

WCAG
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCAG across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

WCAG Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WCAG
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

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) BDD

WCAG
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Agile .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer in Test
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) API Testing
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com