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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 427 426 436
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing WAI 16 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.038% 0.025%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.72% 0.40% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 4
Median daily rate £450 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £163 £239
% change year-on-year
+161.53% -31.93%
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
2209 2259 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.67% 9.64% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1586 1528 1642
Median daily rate £463 £461 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 35
Median hourly rate £16.66 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.30 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.57 £67.75 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +47.50%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 45 (95.74%) HTML
1 45 (95.74%) JavaScript
1 45 (95.74%) CSS
2 37 (78.72%) gulp
3 36 (76.60%) Grunt
4 35 (74.47%) Front End Development
4 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (59.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 26 (55.32%) AngularJS
7 23 (48.94%) Waterfall
8 16 (34.04%) E-Commerce
9 12 (25.53%) MVC
10 11 (23.40%) Mocha
10 11 (23.40%) Jasmine
10 11 (23.40%) Sass
10 11 (23.40%) BDD
11 10 (21.28%) CSS3
11 10 (21.28%) Cucumber
11 10 (21.28%) WebDriver
11 10 (21.28%) PHP
12 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (19.15%) Progressive Enhancement
13 8 (17.02%) Behat
13 8 (17.02%) Twig
13 8 (17.02%) Confluence
13 8 (17.02%) WCAG
13 8 (17.02%) JIRA
13 8 (17.02%) jQuery
14 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
14 7 (14.89%) Jenkins

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 8 (17.02%) Confluence
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (78.72%) gulp
2 36 (76.60%) Grunt
3 11 (23.40%) Jasmine
3 11 (23.40%) Mocha
4 10 (21.28%) Cucumber
4 10 (21.28%) WebDriver
5 8 (17.02%) JIRA
6 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
6 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
6 7 (14.89%) Vagrant
7 2 (4.26%) webpack
8 1 (2.13%) Axure RP
8 1 (2.13%) Babel
8 1 (2.13%) Sinon.JS
8 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.77%) Retail
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Developer
2 30 (63.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 23 (48.94%) Angular Developer
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.77%) HTML CSS Developer
5 6 (12.77%) HTML Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 5 (10.64%) UI Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.26%) PHP Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior UI Developer
9 1 (2.13%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.13%) SSAS Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (95.74%) CSS
1 45 (95.74%) HTML
2 28 (59.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 26 (55.32%) AngularJS
4 11 (23.40%) Sass
5 10 (21.28%) CSS3
6 8 (17.02%) Behat
6 8 (17.02%) jQuery
6 8 (17.02%) Twig
7 4 (8.51%) Zend Framework
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
8 3 (6.38%) Handlebars
8 3 (6.38%) HTML5
9 2 (4.26%) LESS
9 2 (4.26%) Node.js
9 2 (4.26%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (2.13%) Backbone.js
10 1 (2.13%) Ember.js
10 1 (2.13%) REST
10 1 (2.13%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) W3C
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (74.47%) Front End Development
2 23 (48.94%) Waterfall
3 16 (34.04%) E-Commerce
4 12 (25.53%) MVC
5 11 (23.40%) BDD
6 9 (19.15%) Progressive Enhancement
6 9 (19.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Project Management
8 4 (8.51%) Web Accessibility
9 3 (6.38%) Change Control
9 3 (6.38%) Web Development
10 2 (4.26%) Scrum
10 2 (4.26%) TDD
11 1 (2.13%) CRM
11 1 (2.13%) Information Architecture
11 1 (2.13%) Kanban
11 1 (2.13%) OO
11 1 (2.13%) OOP
11 1 (2.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 45 (95.74%) JavaScript
2 10 (21.28%) PHP
3 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) ES6
4 1 (2.13%) Python
4 1 (2.13%) Ruby
4 1 (2.13%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) WCAG
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Zend
2 3 (6.38%) Apple