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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
England / London
Rank 404 413 414
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing WAI 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.033% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.33% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £480 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £263 £300
% change year-on-year
- -12.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1997 2134 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.27% 10.16% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1419 1388
Median daily rate £500 £475 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 34
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.31 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £11.50 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £45.10 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -3 1 - -
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) Front End Development
3 13 (81.25%) gulp
4 12 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (75.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (75.00%) Grunt
5 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
7 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
8 5 (31.25%) W3C
8 5 (31.25%) jQuery
9 4 (25.00%) HTML5
9 4 (25.00%) CSS3
10 3 (18.75%) MVC
11 2 (12.50%) Web Development
11 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (12.50%) TDD
11 2 (12.50%) Banking
11 2 (12.50%) Retail
11 2 (12.50%) Finance
11 2 (12.50%) Node.js
11 2 (12.50%) BDD
11 2 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 2 (12.50%) Jasmine
11 2 (12.50%) Sass
11 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (6.25%) Mobile First

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 (6.25%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) gulp
2 12 (75.00%) Grunt
3 2 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (6.25%) Babel
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (6.25%) Mocha
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) webpack
General
1 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (68.75%) Angular Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (31.25%) HTML CSS Developer
4 5 (31.25%) HTML Developer
4 5 (31.25%) UI Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior UI Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) CSS3
4 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (12.50%) Sass
6 1 (6.25%) Express
6 1 (6.25%) Handlebars
6 1 (6.25%) LESS
6 1 (6.25%) REST
6 1 (6.25%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) W3C
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Front End Development
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile First
7 1 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) ES6