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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 587 613 598
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Contract jobs citing WAI 35 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.014% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.76% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 5
Median daily rate £425 £295 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.06% -18.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £189 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £439 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £229 £363
% change year-on-year
+91.25% -36.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
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
4618 4943 4693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.27% 9.55% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2957 3290 2874
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 177 192
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +6.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.15 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +12 18 £413 -13.15% 3
East Midlands - 12 £425 - 3
West Midlands - 5 £444 -
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WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 55 (90.16%) HTML
1 55 (90.16%) JavaScript
1 55 (90.16%) CSS
2 52 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (75.41%) Front End Development
4 42 (68.85%) gulp
4 42 (68.85%) Grunt
5 33 (54.10%) AngularJS
6 26 (42.62%) BDD
7 25 (40.98%) CSS3
8 22 (36.07%) PHP
8 22 (36.07%) MVC
9 21 (34.43%) WebDriver
9 21 (34.43%) Waterfall
9 21 (34.43%) Cucumber
9 21 (34.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
10 20 (32.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (32.79%) Confluence
11 19 (31.15%) Behat
11 19 (31.15%) JIRA
11 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
11 19 (31.15%) Twig
11 19 (31.15%) Docker
12 17 (27.87%) Photoshop
13 16 (26.23%) Zend
13 16 (26.23%) Zend Framework
13 16 (26.23%) WCAG
13 16 (26.23%) LESS
14 15 (24.59%) 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 20 (32.79%) Confluence
2 12 (19.67%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.92%) CMS
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Internet
1 3 (4.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) EDRMS
1 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (68.85%) Grunt
1 42 (68.85%) gulp
2 21 (34.43%) Cucumber
2 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
2 21 (34.43%) WebDriver
3 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
3 19 (31.15%) JIRA
4 13 (21.31%) Protractor
5 11 (18.03%) Jasmine
6 10 (16.39%) Mocha
7 7 (11.48%) Vagrant
8 2 (3.28%) webpack
9 1 (1.64%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.64%) Babel
9 1 (1.64%) Burp Suite
9 1 (1.64%) JMeter
9 1 (1.64%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.64%) Selenium
9 1 (1.64%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.20%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Banking
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (83.61%) Developer
2 42 (68.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (34.43%) Angular Developer
4 14 (22.95%) Senior Developer
5 13 (21.31%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 6 (9.84%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (8.20%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (8.20%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Tester
9 2 (3.28%) UI Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Senior UI Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Test Analyst
10 1 (1.64%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (90.16%) CSS
1 55 (90.16%) HTML
2 33 (54.10%) AngularJS
3 25 (40.98%) CSS3
4 21 (34.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (31.15%) Behat
5 19 (31.15%) Twig
6 16 (26.23%) LESS
6 16 (26.23%) Zend Framework
7 11 (18.03%) Gherkin
7 11 (18.03%) Sass
8 8 (13.11%) jQuery
9 6 (9.84%) HTML5
10 3 (4.92%) .NET
10 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.28%) Handlebars
12 1 (1.64%) MEAN Stack
12 1 (1.64%) Node.js
12 1 (1.64%) RequireJS
12 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) RIA
1 3 (4.92%) W3C
2 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) CESG
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (75.41%) Front End Development
3 26 (42.62%) BDD
4 22 (36.07%) MVC
5 21 (34.43%) Waterfall
6 20 (32.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (16.39%) Service Design
9 9 (14.75%) E-Commerce
10 8 (13.11%) Progressive Enhancement
11 7 (11.48%) Case Management
11 7 (11.48%) Open Source
12 6 (9.84%) Project Management
12 6 (9.84%) Web Development
13 5 (8.20%) TDD
14 4 (6.56%) Responsive Web Design
14 4 (6.56%) Scrum
14 4 (6.56%) Web Accessibility
15 3 (4.92%) Change Control
15 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Content Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (90.16%) JavaScript
2 22 (36.07%) PHP
3 3 (4.92%) C#
3 3 (4.92%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.92%) Python
3 3 (4.92%) Ruby
4 2 (3.28%) C
4 2 (3.28%) Perl
4 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.23%) WCAG
2 3 (4.92%) QA
3 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.28%) GPG13
System Software
1 19 (31.15%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (26.23%) Zend
2 3 (4.92%) Apple
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