The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 593 606 581
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -25
Contract jobs citing WCAG 27 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.024% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.59% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 9
Median daily rate £375 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £330 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WCAG
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
4560 4589 4548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.23% 9.17% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2962 3006 2841
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 164 188
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +4.88%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in England

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCAG across the England region.

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in England

WCAG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCAG across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

WCAG Daily Rate Histogram in England

WCAG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCAG across the England region.

WCAG Hourly Rate Trend in England

WCAG
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 WCAG within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 -1 13 £418 +16.78% 1
East of England - 6 £338 - 2
South East -3 5 £350 -
West Midlands -30 2 £375 +13.63%
South West - 1 - - 1
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WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 39 (62.90%) HTML
1 39 (62.90%) CSS
2 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (56.45%) JavaScript
4 26 (41.94%) HTML5
5 20 (32.26%) CSS3
5 20 (32.26%) .NET
5 20 (32.26%) Scrum
6 19 (30.65%) C#
6 19 (30.65%) Front End Development
7 18 (29.03%) Web Development
8 17 (27.42%) jQuery
9 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
9 16 (25.81%) WAI
9 16 (25.81%) CMS
10 15 (24.19%) Java
11 14 (22.58%) BDD
12 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
13 12 (19.35%) User Experience
13 12 (19.35%) OWASP
13 12 (19.35%) MVC
14 11 (17.74%) Photoshop
14 11 (17.74%) Adobe
15 10 (16.13%) Web Accessibility
15 10 (16.13%) QA
15 10 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (14.52%) Python
16 9 (14.52%) SEO
16 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
17 8 (12.90%) SQL Server

WCAG
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 16 (25.81%) CMS
2 6 (9.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (8.06%) IIS
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (6.45%) WordPress
5 3 (4.84%) Drupal
5 3 (4.84%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (4.84%) Joomla!
5 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.23%) Kentico
6 2 (3.23%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.61%) Confluence
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (4.84%) GitHub
2 3 (4.84%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.84%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Intranet
2 3 (4.84%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.29%) Selenium
3 6 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 6 (9.68%) SpecFlow
4 5 (8.06%) Subversion
5 4 (6.45%) JIRA
5 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
5 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.45%) WebDriver
6 3 (4.84%) Axure RP
6 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.84%) Sublime Text
7 2 (3.23%) Grunt
7 2 (3.23%) gulp
7 2 (3.23%) JUnit
7 2 (3.23%) Maven
7 2 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.61%) Ant
8 1 (1.61%) JMeter
General
1 7 (11.29%) Marketing
2 5 (8.06%) Games
2 5 (8.06%) Publishing
3 4 (6.45%) Legal
4 3 (4.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (14.52%) HTML Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Web Developer
4 8 (12.90%) .NET Developer
4 8 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Consultant
6 6 (9.68%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (9.68%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Tester
7 5 (8.06%) Agile .NET Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Agile Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Content Designer
7 5 (8.06%) Designer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.45%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (62.90%) CSS
1 39 (62.90%) HTML
2 26 (41.94%) HTML5
3 20 (32.26%) .NET
3 20 (32.26%) CSS3
4 17 (27.42%) jQuery
5 13 (20.97%) AngularJS
6 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
7 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
7 7 (11.29%) JSP
7 7 (11.29%) Sass
8 5 (8.06%) Django
8 5 (8.06%) XHTML
9 4 (6.45%) SOAP
10 3 (4.84%) Backbone.js
10 3 (4.84%) CakePHP
10 3 (4.84%) LESS
10 3 (4.84%) Node.js
10 3 (4.84%) XML
11 2 (3.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) User Experience
2 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (8.06%) CESG
4 3 (4.84%) Blog
4 3 (4.84%) Psychology
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.23%) W3C
6 1 (1.61%) FMCG
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) Scrum
3 19 (30.65%) Front End Development
4 18 (29.03%) Web Development
5 14 (22.58%) BDD
6 12 (19.35%) MVC
6 12 (19.35%) OWASP
7 10 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (16.13%) Web Accessibility
8 9 (14.52%) SEO
9 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (11.29%) Project Management
10 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
10 7 (11.29%) Web Testing
10 7 (11.29%) Wireframes
11 6 (9.68%) Content Management
11 6 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
11 6 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (9.68%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (56.45%) JavaScript
2 19 (30.65%) C#
3 15 (24.19%) Java
4 9 (14.52%) Python
5 4 (6.45%) PHP
5 4 (6.45%) Ruby
6 3 (4.84%) Perl
6 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.84%) VBScript
7 2 (3.23%) C
7 2 (3.23%) Scala
7 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) SQL
8 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
1 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.61%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) WAI
2 10 (16.13%) QA
3 5 (8.06%) GPG13
4 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Adobe
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.68%) EPiServer
3 6 (9.68%) Sitecore
4 4 (6.45%) Capita
5 3 (4.84%) Apple
5 3 (4.84%) CODA
5 3 (4.84%) Google
5 3 (4.84%) RedDot
5 3 (4.84%) Zend
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
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