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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 415 428 418
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing WAI 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.027% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Median daily rate £480 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £365 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £465 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £249 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -28.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2162 2294 2264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.07% 10.17% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1505 1520 1620
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £630 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 25 39
Median hourly rate £18.94 £22.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.84% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £14.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £56.00 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £20.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.09%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
City of London -6 1 - -
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 27 (100.00%) HTML
1 27 (100.00%) CSS
2 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
3 24 (88.89%) gulp
4 23 (85.19%) Grunt
4 23 (85.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 23 (85.19%) Front End Development
5 21 (77.78%) AngularJS
6 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (55.56%) E-Commerce
8 14 (51.85%) Waterfall
9 8 (29.63%) W3C
9 8 (29.63%) jQuery
10 5 (18.52%) Retail
11 4 (14.81%) HTML5
11 4 (14.81%) CSS3
12 3 (11.11%) BDD
12 3 (11.11%) Node.js
12 3 (11.11%) Jasmine
12 3 (11.11%) Sass
12 3 (11.11%) LESS
12 3 (11.11%) MVC
12 3 (11.11%) Scrum
12 3 (11.11%) TDD
12 3 (11.11%) Banking
12 3 (11.11%) Handlebars
13 2 (7.41%) webpack
13 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (7.41%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing

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 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (88.89%) gulp
2 23 (85.19%) Grunt
3 3 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 2 (7.41%) Mocha
4 2 (7.41%) webpack
5 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
5 1 (3.70%) Babel
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.70%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (70.37%) Angular Developer
3 16 (59.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
4 6 (22.22%) HTML Developer
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (18.52%) UI Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Lead Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior UI Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) CSS
1 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 23 (85.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 21 (77.78%) AngularJS
4 8 (29.63%) jQuery
5 4 (14.81%) CSS3
5 4 (14.81%) HTML5
6 3 (11.11%) Handlebars
6 3 (11.11%) LESS
6 3 (11.11%) Node.js
6 3 (11.11%) Sass
7 2 (7.41%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (3.70%) Browserify
8 1 (3.70%) Express
8 1 (3.70%) koa
8 1 (3.70%) lodash
8 1 (3.70%) MEAN Stack
8 1 (3.70%) Redux
8 1 (3.70%) RequireJS
8 1 (3.70%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) W3C
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Front End Development
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) E-Commerce
4 14 (51.85%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.11%) BDD
5 3 (11.11%) MVC
5 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Guerrilla Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Information Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) Kanban
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (3.70%) Prototyping
7 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) ES6
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
2 1 (3.70%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA