The first table below looks at the demand for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 410 401 401
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing WAI 7 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.049% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.38% 0.58% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £246 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £200 £281
% change year-on-year
+81.25% -28.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £31.25 -
% change year-on-year
-58.40% -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1819 2056 2098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.74% 8.47% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1443 1400
Average daily rate £430 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 53
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £13.29 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.25 £49.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%
WAI
England

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAI across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +22 1 £375 +56.25%
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WAI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAI.

1 18 (60.00%) HTML
1 18 (60.00%) CSS
2 16 (53.33%) W3C
2 16 (53.33%) jQuery
3 13 (43.33%) WCAG
4 12 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 12 (40.00%) Finance
5 11 (36.67%) Banking
6 10 (33.33%) HTML5
7 9 (30.00%) CSS3
7 9 (30.00%) Marketing
8 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 8 (26.67%) Web Accessibility
9 7 (23.33%) Social Media
9 7 (23.33%) Intranet
9 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (23.33%) Retail
10 6 (20.00%) Project Management
10 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
10 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (16.67%) Web Design
11 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
11 5 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
12 4 (13.33%) New Media
12 4 (13.33%) WAP
12 4 (13.33%) Internet
12 4 (13.33%) Extranet
12 4 (13.33%) iDTV
13 3 (10.00%) Time Management

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WAI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.33%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Intranet
2 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 4 (13.33%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Ant
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Maven
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Banking
3 9 (30.00%) Marketing
4 7 (23.33%) Retail
5 6 (20.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.33%) Advertising
6 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) HTML Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (20.00%) Digital Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.67%) UI Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Designer
7 1 (3.33%) CSS Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) HTML
1 18 (60.00%) CSS
2 16 (53.33%) jQuery
3 10 (33.33%) HTML5
4 9 (30.00%) CSS3
5 4 (13.33%) WAP
6 2 (6.67%) Flash
6 2 (6.67%) XHTML
6 2 (6.67%) .NET
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (3.33%) XSD
7 1 (3.33%) DOM
7 1 (3.33%) XSL
7 1 (3.33%) XSLT
7 1 (3.33%) JSP
7 1 (3.33%) Web Services
7 1 (3.33%) DHTML
7 1 (3.33%) Sass
7 1 (3.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) W3C
2 7 (23.33%) Social Media
3 4 (13.33%) New Media
3 4 (13.33%) iDTV
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Online Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Statistics
6 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
6 1 (3.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (26.67%) Web Accessibility
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (16.67%) Web Design
5 5 (16.67%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (10.00%) Time Management
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) Benchmarking
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Straight-Through Processing
8 1 (3.33%) Information Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.33%) Content Management
8 1 (3.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) ActionScript
2 1 (3.33%) Ada
2 1 (3.33%) ActionScript 3.0
2 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) WCAG
2 2 (6.67%) Section 508
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Adobe
1 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (3.33%) Sitecore