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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 150 187 -
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.019% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.92% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £390 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 - -
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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
326 461 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.36% 8.97% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 339 433
Average daily rate £500 £449 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £577 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £26.75 £30.13 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% +61.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.23 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £41.03 £23.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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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 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) RedDot
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) VB

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) CMS
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (100.00%) Backbone.js
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) RedDot
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