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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
UK / England
Rank 560 589 570
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -19
Contract jobs citing WAI 7 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.032% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.32% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 2
Median daily rate £480 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.87% +29.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £263 £300
% change year-on-year
- -12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
3982 4738 4308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.76% 10.19% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 2965 2693
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 186 169
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.00 £21.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +86.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.85 £10.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £56.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +88.76%

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +5 5 £480 +9.71%
South East - 2 - -
WAI
UK

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (75.76%) HTML
2 25 (75.76%) CSS
3 23 (69.70%) JavaScript
3 23 (69.70%) Front End Development
4 19 (57.58%) gulp
4 19 (57.58%) AngularJS
5 18 (54.55%) Grunt
6 15 (45.45%) BDD
7 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
8 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (36.36%) CSS3
9 12 (36.36%) Cucumber
9 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
9 12 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (33.33%) Scrum
11 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
12 9 (27.27%) MVC
12 9 (27.27%) WCAG
12 9 (27.27%) LESS
13 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
14 7 (21.21%) Java
14 7 (21.21%) JMeter
14 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
14 7 (21.21%) Spring
14 7 (21.21%) JIRA
14 7 (21.21%) Selenium
14 7 (21.21%) jQuery
14 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
14 7 (21.21%) Compatibility Testing

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 7 (21.21%) Confluence
2 6 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Photoshop
1 5 (15.15%) Pixelmator
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.03%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) gulp
2 18 (54.55%) Grunt
3 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
4 12 (36.36%) Cucumber
4 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 7 (21.21%) Burp Suite
5 7 (21.21%) JIRA
5 7 (21.21%) JMeter
5 7 (21.21%) Selenium
6 6 (18.18%) Protractor
6 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
7 3 (9.09%) Jasmine
8 2 (6.06%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (3.03%) Babel
9 1 (3.03%) Mocha
9 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (36.36%) Angular Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Developer
5 7 (21.21%) HTML CSS Developer
5 7 (21.21%) HTML Developer
6 6 (18.18%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 5 (15.15%) UI Developer
8 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Lead Developer
9 3 (9.09%) Tester
10 2 (6.06%) Agile Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Analyst
10 2 (6.06%) Consultant
10 2 (6.06%) Performance Tester
10 2 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (6.06%) Senior UI Developer
10 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
10 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Consultant
10 2 (6.06%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) CSS
1 25 (75.76%) HTML
2 19 (57.58%) AngularJS
3 12 (36.36%) CSS3
3 12 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (27.27%) LESS
5 7 (21.21%) jQuery
5 7 (21.21%) Spring
6 6 (18.18%) HTML5
7 5 (15.15%) Behat
7 5 (15.15%) Gherkin
7 5 (15.15%) Sass
8 4 (12.12%) Twig
8 4 (12.12%) Zend Framework
9 2 (6.06%) Node.js
10 1 (3.03%) Express
10 1 (3.03%) Handlebars
10 1 (3.03%) REST
10 1 (3.03%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) W3C
2 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (69.70%) Front End Development
3 15 (45.45%) BDD
4 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (33.33%) Scrum
6 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
7 9 (27.27%) MVC
8 8 (24.24%) Waterfall
9 7 (21.21%) Compatibility Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
9 7 (21.21%) OWASP
9 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Performance Testing
9 7 (21.21%) User Stories
10 5 (15.15%) Web Development
11 4 (12.12%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 4 (12.12%) Service Design
11 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.21%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) ES6
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) WCAG
2 6 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Zend