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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 588 602 564
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -38
Contract jobs citing WCAG 41 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.025% 0.055%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.88% 0.26% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 14
Median daily rate £350 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £460 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £337 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.93% +3.61%
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
4665 4942 4626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.35% 9.56% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2993 3285 2836
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 189 178 189
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +7.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £43.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 27 July 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 27 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 +17 21 £375 -16.66% 4
East of England +27 8 £325 - 1
South East +7 6 £350 - 2
West Midlands -33 5 £400 +21.21% 1
North East - 1 £300 -
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WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) HTML
2 31 (51.67%) CSS
3 30 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (33.33%) HTML5
5 18 (30.00%) CSS3
5 18 (30.00%) Front End Development
6 16 (26.67%) Java
6 16 (26.67%) WAI
7 14 (23.33%) Scrum
7 14 (23.33%) User Experience
8 13 (21.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (21.67%) Web Accessibility
8 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
8 13 (21.67%) jQuery
8 13 (21.67%) C#
8 13 (21.67%) .NET
9 12 (20.00%) Web Development
10 10 (16.67%) Publishing
11 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (15.00%) CMS
11 9 (15.00%) SEO
11 9 (15.00%) Photoshop
11 9 (15.00%) Python
11 9 (15.00%) QA
12 8 (13.33%) Selenium
12 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
12 8 (13.33%) Adobe
12 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.33%) Adobe Analytics

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 9 (15.00%) CMS
2 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.33%) IIS
4 2 (3.33%) Kentico
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Confluence
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.67%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) Intranet
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) EDRMS
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.33%) Selenium
3 7 (11.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.67%) JIRA
5 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.00%) JUnit
6 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.33%) Axure RP
7 2 (3.33%) Grunt
7 2 (3.33%) gulp
7 2 (3.33%) Maven
7 2 (3.33%) RSpec
8 1 (1.67%) Ant
8 1 (1.67%) Bower
8 1 (1.67%) git-flow
8 1 (1.67%) GitLab
8 1 (1.67%) JMeter
General
1 10 (16.67%) Publishing
2 6 (10.00%) Legal
3 5 (8.33%) Games
4 3 (5.00%) Marketing
5 2 (3.33%) Finance
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Developer
2 18 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (16.67%) Designer
4 8 (13.33%) Content Designer
4 8 (13.33%) Web Developer
5 7 (11.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 6 (10.00%) HTML Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) QA Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
7 4 (6.67%) Tester
7 4 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.67%) UX Designer
7 4 (6.67%) Web Designer
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (51.67%) CSS
1 31 (51.67%) HTML
2 20 (33.33%) HTML5
3 18 (30.00%) CSS3
4 13 (21.67%) .NET
4 13 (21.67%) jQuery
5 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 7 (11.67%) JSP
7 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.33%) Django
8 5 (8.33%) Sass
9 4 (6.67%) Node.js
9 4 (6.67%) SOAP
10 2 (3.33%) Backbone.js
10 2 (3.33%) LESS
10 2 (3.33%) Spring
10 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (3.33%) Web Services
10 2 (3.33%) XML
11 1 (1.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) User Experience
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) RIA
3 2 (3.33%) Blog
3 2 (3.33%) CESG
3 2 (3.33%) W3C
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) FMCG
4 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 14 (23.33%) Scrum
4 13 (21.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (21.67%) Web Accessibility
5 12 (20.00%) Web Development
6 9 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.00%) SEO
7 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.00%) Project Management
9 5 (8.33%) BDD
9 5 (8.33%) Content Management
9 5 (8.33%) Mobile First
9 5 (8.33%) Web Design
9 5 (8.33%) Wireframes
10 4 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Progressive Enhancement
10 4 (6.67%) System Testing
10 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (26.67%) Java
3 13 (21.67%) C#
4 9 (15.00%) Python
5 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.67%) Ruby
7 3 (5.00%) C
8 2 (3.33%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) Scala
8 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.33%) VBScript
9 1 (1.67%) SQL
9 1 (1.67%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.67%) WAI
2 9 (15.00%) QA
3 2 (3.33%) GPG13
4 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) SCOM
2 1 (1.67%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Adobe
2 4 (6.67%) Remedy
3 3 (5.00%) Apple
4 2 (3.33%) RedDot
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago