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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 586 612 569
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -43
Contract jobs citing WAI 28 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.024% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.63% 0.25% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 14
Median daily rate £425 £316 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.38% -9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £215 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £416 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £304 £295 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.96% -18.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +169.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
WAI
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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
4463 4792 4570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.06% 9.42% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2891 3088 2825
Median daily rate £425 £418 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 156 214
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.55 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +0.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.32 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.20 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.70% +14.28%

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 May 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 May 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 +21 25 £428 +26.66% 2
North East - 3 £304 -
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WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 36 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (72.73%) HTML
3 32 (72.73%) CSS
4 23 (52.27%) Front End Development
5 17 (38.64%) gulp
5 17 (38.64%) Grunt
5 17 (38.64%) WCAG
6 14 (31.82%) Waterfall
7 13 (29.55%) BDD
8 12 (27.27%) Cucumber
8 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 11 (25.00%) CSS3
9 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 11 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 10 (22.73%) Jasmine
11 9 (20.45%) Mocha
11 9 (20.45%) Confluence
11 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (20.45%) MVC
11 9 (20.45%) PHP
11 9 (20.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (20.45%) Sass
11 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
12 8 (18.18%) Behat
12 8 (18.18%) Twig
12 8 (18.18%) Mac OS X
12 8 (18.18%) JIRA
12 8 (18.18%) Progressive Enhancement
13 7 (15.91%) OWASP

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 9 (20.45%) Confluence
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (4.55%) CMS
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) SNMP
2 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) EDRMS
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Grunt
1 17 (38.64%) gulp
2 12 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 12 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 11 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 10 (22.73%) Jasmine
5 9 (20.45%) Mocha
6 8 (18.18%) JIRA
7 7 (15.91%) Vagrant
8 5 (11.36%) Selenium
9 2 (4.55%) Ant
9 2 (4.55%) JMeter
9 2 (4.55%) Maven
10 1 (2.27%) Axure RP
10 1 (2.27%) Capybara
10 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Developer
2 25 (56.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (18.18%) Angular Developer
4 6 (13.64%) HTML CSS Developer
4 6 (13.64%) HTML Developer
4 6 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.82%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Functional Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (72.73%) CSS
1 32 (72.73%) HTML
2 11 (25.00%) CSS3
3 9 (20.45%) AngularJS
3 9 (20.45%) Sass
3 9 (20.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (18.18%) Behat
4 8 (18.18%) Twig
5 6 (13.64%) jQuery
6 5 (11.36%) .NET
7 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.09%) HTML5
7 4 (9.09%) Zend Framework
8 3 (6.82%) Backbone.js
9 2 (4.55%) LESS
9 2 (4.55%) React
10 1 (2.27%) Ember.js
10 1 (2.27%) Spring
10 1 (2.27%) XHTML
10 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) W3C
2 6 (13.64%) CESG
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) New Media
4 1 (2.27%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) Psychology
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Front End Development
3 14 (31.82%) Waterfall
4 13 (29.55%) BDD
5 9 (20.45%) MVC
5 9 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Progressive Enhancement
7 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
7 7 (15.91%) OWASP
7 7 (15.91%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Project Management
8 6 (13.64%) Protective Monitoring
8 6 (13.64%) Resilience Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.36%) Web Operations
10 4 (9.09%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.45%) PHP
3 5 (11.36%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) Ruby
4 4 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) C
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.82%) Python
6 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) ECMAScript
7 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (38.64%) WCAG
2 6 (13.64%) GPG13
2 6 (13.64%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (15.91%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Zend
2 3 (6.82%) Apple
3 2 (4.55%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe
4 1 (2.27%) HP
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