The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 431 433 428
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing WAI 18 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.013% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.86% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 6
Median daily rate £431 £475 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% +28.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £475 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £163 £313
% change year-on-year
+161.53% -48.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.00
WAI
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2085 2232 2313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 9.40% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 1555 1600
Median daily rate £468 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.60 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.38% +13.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £14.00 £13.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £60.95 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.41 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.80% +27.02%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in London

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WAI Daily Rate Trend in London

WAI
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAI across the London region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

WAI Daily Rate Histogram in London

WAI
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WAI Hourly Rate Trend in London

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 London region with a requirement for WAI.

1 41 (95.35%) HTML
1 41 (95.35%) JavaScript
1 41 (95.35%) CSS
2 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (76.74%) Grunt
2 33 (76.74%) gulp
3 31 (72.09%) Front End Development
4 25 (58.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 23 (53.49%) AngularJS
6 22 (51.16%) Waterfall
7 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
8 10 (23.26%) MVC
8 10 (23.26%) PHP
8 10 (23.26%) Mocha
8 10 (23.26%) Jasmine
8 10 (23.26%) Sass
8 10 (23.26%) BDD
8 10 (23.26%) CSS3
9 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
9 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
9 9 (20.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (18.60%) WCAG
10 8 (18.60%) Behat
10 8 (18.60%) Progressive Enhancement
10 8 (18.60%) Twig
11 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
11 7 (16.28%) Vagrant
11 7 (16.28%) Docker
11 7 (16.28%) JIRA
11 7 (16.28%) jQuery

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (16.28%) Confluence
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (76.74%) Grunt
1 33 (76.74%) gulp
2 10 (23.26%) Jasmine
2 10 (23.26%) Mocha
3 9 (20.93%) Cucumber
3 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
4 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
4 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
4 7 (16.28%) JIRA
4 7 (16.28%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.33%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.33%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) webpack
General
1 6 (13.95%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 29 (67.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (48.84%) Angular Developer
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.30%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (9.30%) HTML Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.65%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior UI Developer
8 1 (2.33%) UI Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (95.35%) CSS
1 41 (95.35%) HTML
2 25 (58.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 23 (53.49%) AngularJS
4 10 (23.26%) CSS3
4 10 (23.26%) Sass
5 8 (18.60%) Behat
5 8 (18.60%) Twig
6 7 (16.28%) jQuery
7 4 (9.30%) Zend Framework
8 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.98%) HTML5
9 2 (4.65%) Handlebars
9 2 (4.65%) LESS
10 1 (2.33%) Backbone.js
10 1 (2.33%) Browserify
10 1 (2.33%) lodash
10 1 (2.33%) MEAN Stack
10 1 (2.33%) RequireJS
10 1 (2.33%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) W3C
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (72.09%) Front End Development
3 22 (51.16%) Waterfall
4 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
5 10 (23.26%) BDD
5 10 (23.26%) MVC
6 9 (20.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Progressive Enhancement
8 5 (11.63%) Project Management
9 4 (9.30%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (6.98%) Change Control
11 2 (4.65%) Scrum
11 2 (4.65%) Web Development
12 1 (2.33%) CRM
12 1 (2.33%) Deep Learning
12 1 (2.33%) Dependency Management
12 1 (2.33%) OO
12 1 (2.33%) OOP
12 1 (2.33%) SEO
12 1 (2.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.26%) PHP
3 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) WCAG
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Zend
2 3 (6.98%) Apple