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 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 584 640 599
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -41
Contract jobs citing WAI 42 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.021% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.90% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 5
Median daily rate £425 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +10.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £250 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £163 £248
% change year-on-year
+161.53% -34.34%
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
4692 5066 4982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.54% 9.61% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3063 3157 3140
Median daily rate £435 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 213 222
Median hourly rate £28.00 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

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
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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +10 17 £450 +2.27%
East Midlands - 14 £420 -
West Midlands - 6 £425 -
North East - 5 £400 -
WAI
UK

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 64 (90.14%) HTML
1 64 (90.14%) CSS
2 62 (87.32%) JavaScript
3 59 (83.10%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (76.06%) Front End Development
5 50 (70.42%) gulp
6 49 (69.01%) Grunt
7 41 (57.75%) AngularJS
8 31 (43.66%) BDD
9 29 (40.85%) CSS3
10 26 (36.62%) Cucumber
10 26 (36.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 26 (36.62%) Git (software)
11 24 (33.80%) Jenkins
11 24 (33.80%) MVC
11 24 (33.80%) PHP
12 23 (32.39%) WebDriver
13 22 (30.99%) Waterfall
14 21 (29.58%) Behat
14 21 (29.58%) Confluence
14 21 (29.58%) JIRA
14 21 (29.58%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (29.58%) Docker
15 20 (28.17%) Twig
15 20 (28.17%) LESS
16 19 (26.76%) Photoshop
17 17 (23.94%) WCAG
17 17 (23.94%) Zend
17 17 (23.94%) Zend Framework
17 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration

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 21 (29.58%) Confluence
2 14 (19.72%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.23%) CMS
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) Internet
1 3 (4.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.41%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.82%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (70.42%) gulp
2 49 (69.01%) Grunt
3 26 (36.62%) Cucumber
3 26 (36.62%) Git (software)
4 24 (33.80%) Jenkins
5 23 (32.39%) WebDriver
6 21 (29.58%) JIRA
7 15 (21.13%) Protractor
8 13 (18.31%) Jasmine
9 11 (15.49%) Mocha
10 7 (9.86%) Vagrant
11 4 (5.63%) Burp Suite
11 4 (5.63%) JMeter
11 4 (5.63%) Selenium
12 3 (4.23%) webpack
13 2 (2.82%) Babel
13 2 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
14 1 (1.41%) Axure RP
14 1 (1.41%) Sinon.JS
14 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.45%) Retail
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (84.51%) Developer
2 48 (67.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (36.62%) Angular Developer
4 17 (23.94%) Senior Developer
5 16 (22.54%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 9 (12.68%) HTML CSS Developer
6 9 (12.68%) HTML Developer
6 9 (12.68%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (5.63%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.63%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Tester
9 2 (2.82%) Agile Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Performance Tester
9 2 (2.82%) PHP Zend Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior PHP Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior PHP Zend Developer
10 1 (1.41%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (90.14%) CSS
1 64 (90.14%) HTML
2 41 (57.75%) AngularJS
3 29 (40.85%) CSS3
4 26 (36.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 21 (29.58%) Behat
6 20 (28.17%) LESS
6 20 (28.17%) Twig
7 17 (23.94%) Zend Framework
8 14 (19.72%) Sass
9 13 (18.31%) Gherkin
10 10 (14.08%) jQuery
11 8 (11.27%) HTML5
12 4 (5.63%) Spring
13 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
13 3 (4.23%) Handlebars
14 2 (2.82%) Node.js
14 2 (2.82%) Semantic HTML
15 1 (1.41%) Ember.js
15 1 (1.41%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) W3C
2 3 (4.23%) RIA
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (83.10%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (76.06%) Front End Development
3 31 (43.66%) BDD
4 24 (33.80%) MVC
5 22 (30.99%) Waterfall
6 21 (29.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (23.94%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (19.72%) E-Commerce
9 11 (15.49%) Service Design
10 9 (12.68%) Progressive Enhancement
10 9 (12.68%) Scrum
11 8 (11.27%) Case Management
11 8 (11.27%) Open Source
11 8 (11.27%) Web Development
12 5 (7.04%) Project Management
12 5 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (7.04%) TDD
13 4 (5.63%) Compatibility Testing
13 4 (5.63%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (5.63%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (87.32%) JavaScript
2 24 (33.80%) PHP
3 4 (5.63%) Java
4 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.82%) ES6
6 1 (1.41%) C#
6 1 (1.41%) Python
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby
6 1 (1.41%) Scala
6 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) DBS Check
2 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.94%) WCAG
2 6 (8.45%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (29.58%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) Zend
2 3 (4.23%) Apple