The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 583 613 596
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Contract jobs citing WAI 15 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.016% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% 0.16% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 13
Median daily rate £480 £369 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.16% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £249 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £249 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -28.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WAI
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4479 5086 4827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.73% 10.06% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2932 3175 3161
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 185 204
Median hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +3.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.00 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in England

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WAI Daily Rate Trend in England

WAI
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

WAI Hourly Rate Trend in England

WAI
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 7 £480 +18.15%
North East - 4 - -
South East - 4 - -
WAI
UK

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 England region with a requirement for WAI.

1 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (85.71%) CSS
2 48 (85.71%) HTML
3 44 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 44 (78.57%) Front End Development
4 39 (69.64%) gulp
5 38 (67.86%) Grunt
6 37 (66.07%) AngularJS
7 25 (44.64%) BDD
8 23 (41.07%) CSS3
8 23 (41.07%) Git (software)
8 23 (41.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (35.71%) Jenkins
10 20 (35.71%) LESS
10 20 (35.71%) Cucumber
11 17 (30.36%) MVC
12 15 (26.79%) PHP
12 15 (26.79%) E-Commerce
12 15 (26.79%) JIRA
12 15 (26.79%) Confluence
12 15 (26.79%) Waterfall
12 15 (26.79%) Protractor
13 14 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (25.00%) Docker
13 14 (25.00%) WebDriver
14 13 (23.21%) Behat
14 13 (23.21%) Gherkin
14 13 (23.21%) Zend
14 13 (23.21%) Zend Framework

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 15 (26.79%) Confluence
2 14 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (7.14%) CMS
4 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Photoshop
1 13 (23.21%) Pixelmator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.79%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (69.64%) gulp
2 38 (67.86%) Grunt
3 23 (41.07%) Git (software)
4 20 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 20 (35.71%) Jenkins
5 15 (26.79%) JIRA
5 15 (26.79%) Protractor
6 14 (25.00%) WebDriver
7 7 (12.50%) Burp Suite
7 7 (12.50%) JMeter
7 7 (12.50%) Selenium
8 4 (7.14%) Jasmine
9 3 (5.36%) webpack
10 2 (3.57%) Babel
10 2 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (3.57%) Mocha
11 1 (1.79%) Axure RP
11 1 (1.79%) Sinon.JS
General
1 5 (8.93%) Retail
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (83.93%) Developer
2 35 (62.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 23 (41.07%) Angular Developer
4 15 (26.79%) Senior Developer
5 13 (23.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 9 (16.07%) HTML CSS Developer
6 9 (16.07%) HTML Developer
7 7 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (8.93%) UI Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Tester
10 2 (3.57%) Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Consultant
10 2 (3.57%) Performance Tester
10 2 (3.57%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.57%) QA Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Senior UI Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (85.71%) CSS
1 48 (85.71%) HTML
2 37 (66.07%) AngularJS
3 23 (41.07%) CSS3
3 23 (41.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 20 (35.71%) LESS
5 13 (23.21%) Behat
5 13 (23.21%) Gherkin
5 13 (23.21%) Zend Framework
6 12 (21.43%) Twig
7 10 (17.86%) jQuery
8 9 (16.07%) HTML5
9 7 (12.50%) Spring
10 6 (10.71%) Sass
11 3 (5.36%) Handlebars
11 3 (5.36%) Node.js
12 2 (3.57%) Semantic HTML
13 1 (1.79%) Express
13 1 (1.79%) MEAN Stack
13 1 (1.79%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) W3C
2 3 (5.36%) RIA
2 3 (5.36%) User Experience
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (78.57%) Front End Development
3 25 (44.64%) BDD
4 22 (39.29%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (30.36%) MVC
6 15 (26.79%) E-Commerce
6 15 (26.79%) Waterfall
7 13 (23.21%) Scrum
8 12 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (19.64%) Service Design
10 8 (14.29%) Case Management
10 8 (14.29%) Open Source
10 8 (14.29%) Web Development
11 7 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
11 7 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 7 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 7 (12.50%) OWASP
11 7 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 7 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 44 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 15 (26.79%) PHP
3 7 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (3.57%) ES6
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) Scala
5 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) WCAG
2 7 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (25.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Zend