The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 591 570 545
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -25
Contract jobs citing WAI 17 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.017% 0.053%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.18% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 16
Average daily rate £375 £300 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £340 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £300 £283
% change year-on-year
-12.41% +6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.93
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
4592 4412 4049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.73% 9.39% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2887 2739 2382
Average daily rate £425 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 164 154
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.12 £10.97 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £47.90 £42.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+81.72% +36.76%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAI across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAI across the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

WAI Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 8 £400 +14.28% 3
North East - 5 £400 - 1
South West -2 2 £249 -17.00% 1
East of England - 2 £275 -
WAI
UK

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WAI 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 WAI.

1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
3 18 (69.23%) HTML
3 18 (69.23%) CSS
4 15 (57.69%) Front End Development
5 9 (34.62%) Grunt
5 9 (34.62%) gulp
5 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
6 8 (30.77%) WCAG
7 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
7 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
7 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
7 7 (26.92%) CSS3
7 7 (26.92%) W3C
8 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (23.08%) CESG
8 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (23.08%) Confluence
8 6 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 6 (23.08%) OWASP
8 6 (23.08%) JIRA
8 6 (23.08%) QA
8 6 (23.08%) Resilience Testing
8 6 (23.08%) GPG13
8 6 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
8 6 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 6 (23.08%) Web Operations
9 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing WAI 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 WAI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
3 2 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) SNMP
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Grunt
1 9 (34.62%) gulp
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) Cucumber
2 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 5 (19.23%) Jasmine
4 5 (19.23%) Selenium
4 5 (19.23%) WebDriver
5 4 (15.38%) Mocha
5 4 (15.38%) Vagrant
6 2 (7.69%) Ant
6 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
6 2 (7.69%) JMeter
6 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
6 2 (7.69%) Maven
7 1 (3.85%) Capybara
7 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (3.85%) Subversion
7 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (15.38%) Digital Developer
3 4 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
3 4 (15.38%) HTML Developer
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Angular Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Functional Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) CSS
1 18 (69.23%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) CSS3
3 6 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
5 4 (15.38%) .NET
5 4 (15.38%) Behat
5 4 (15.38%) HTML5
5 4 (15.38%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) Sass
5 4 (15.38%) Twig
6 3 (11.54%) LESS
7 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
7 2 (7.69%) React
7 2 (7.69%) Zend Framework
8 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) W3C
2 6 (23.08%) CESG
3 2 (7.69%) PKI
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) New Media
4 1 (3.85%) Psychology
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Mac OS X
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Front End Development
3 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
4 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (23.08%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (23.08%) OWASP
4 6 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Protective Monitoring
4 6 (23.08%) Resilience Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 6 (23.08%) Web Operations
5 5 (19.23%) BDD
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 5 (19.23%) Integration Testing
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
6 4 (15.38%) Progressive Enhancement
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) PHP
3 3 (11.54%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) Ruby
3 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (7.69%) C
4 2 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) ECMAScript
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) WCAG
2 6 (23.08%) GPG13
2 6 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Zend
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
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