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 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 414 429 418
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing WAI 22 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.021% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.09% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 5
Median daily rate £413 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £450 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £229 £363
% change year-on-year
+85.79% -36.89%
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
2013 2240 2167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.09% 9.49% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1409 1613 1490
Median daily rate £475 £470 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +6.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 23
Median hourly rate £19.62 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.00 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.10 £143.00 £96.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 26 July 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 26 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 London region with a requirement for WAI.

1 36 (92.31%) HTML
1 36 (92.31%) JavaScript
1 36 (92.31%) CSS
2 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (69.23%) Grunt
3 27 (69.23%) gulp
3 27 (69.23%) Front End Development
4 19 (48.72%) Waterfall
4 19 (48.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (43.59%) AngularJS
6 10 (25.64%) Jasmine
6 10 (25.64%) Sass
6 10 (25.64%) BDD
6 10 (25.64%) Mocha
6 10 (25.64%) PHP
7 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (23.08%) MVC
7 9 (23.08%) WCAG
7 9 (23.08%) WebDriver
7 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
7 9 (23.08%) CSS3
8 8 (20.51%) Progressive Enhancement
8 8 (20.51%) Behat
8 8 (20.51%) Twig
9 7 (17.95%) Vagrant
9 7 (17.95%) Docker
9 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
9 7 (17.95%) Confluence
9 7 (17.95%) jQuery
9 7 (17.95%) JIRA

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 (17.95%) Confluence
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (69.23%) Grunt
1 27 (69.23%) gulp
2 10 (25.64%) Jasmine
2 10 (25.64%) Mocha
3 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 9 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
4 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
4 7 (17.95%) JIRA
4 7 (17.95%) Vagrant
5 2 (5.13%) Axure RP
6 1 (2.56%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 4 (10.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 26 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 15 (38.46%) Angular Developer
4 5 (12.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (10.26%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (10.26%) HTML Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Designer
8 1 (2.56%) UI Designer
8 1 (2.56%) UI Developer
8 1 (2.56%) UX Designer
8 1 (2.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (92.31%) CSS
1 36 (92.31%) HTML
2 19 (48.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 17 (43.59%) AngularJS
4 10 (25.64%) Sass
5 9 (23.08%) CSS3
6 8 (20.51%) Behat
6 8 (20.51%) Twig
7 7 (17.95%) jQuery
8 4 (10.26%) Zend Framework
9 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.13%) Handlebars
10 2 (5.13%) HTML5
10 2 (5.13%) LESS
11 1 (2.56%) Browserify
11 1 (2.56%) koa
11 1 (2.56%) lodash
11 1 (2.56%) MEAN Stack
11 1 (2.56%) RequireJS
11 1 (2.56%) Semantic UI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) W3C
2 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Psychology
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) Front End Development
3 19 (48.72%) Waterfall
4 10 (25.64%) BDD
5 9 (23.08%) MVC
5 9 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Progressive Enhancement
7 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
8 6 (15.38%) Project Management
9 4 (10.26%) Web Accessibility
10 3 (7.69%) Change Control
10 3 (7.69%) Scrum
11 1 (2.56%) Analytics
11 1 (2.56%) Data Analytics
11 1 (2.56%) Guerrilla Testing
11 1 (2.56%) Information Architecture
11 1 (2.56%) Machine Learning
11 1 (2.56%) Prototyping
11 1 (2.56%) User Stories
11 1 (2.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.64%) PHP
3 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) WCAG
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Zend
2 3 (7.69%) Apple
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe