The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG 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 WCAG over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 398 414 390
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing WCAG 13 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.009% 0.068%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.63% 0.099% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 10
Average daily rate £388 £650 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.38% +63.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £650 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £650 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.28 - -
WCAG
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
2048 2018 2094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.65% 9.52% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1391 1399
Average daily rate £465 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 27
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £45.25 £63.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+81.72% +36.76%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCAG across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in London

WCAG
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WCAG across the London region.

WCAG Daily Rate Trend in London

WCAG
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WCAG across the London region.

WCAG Hourly Rate Trend in London

WCAG
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 WCAG within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +43 2 £388 -40.38% 1
Westminster - 2 £388 - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
WCAG
England

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 25 (92.59%) HTML
1 25 (92.59%) CSS
2 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 20 (74.07%) HTML5
4 18 (66.67%) Front End Development
5 14 (51.85%) CSS3
6 13 (48.15%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (48.15%) Analytics
7 12 (44.44%) Adobe
8 11 (40.74%) jQuery
9 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (33.33%) OO
11 8 (29.63%) SOAP
11 8 (29.63%) Web Services
11 8 (29.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (29.63%) Adobe Analytics
11 8 (29.63%) REST
12 6 (22.22%) BDD
12 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
12 6 (22.22%) Web Development
12 6 (22.22%) JIRA
13 5 (18.52%) TDD
13 5 (18.52%) Subversion
13 5 (18.52%) Content Management
13 5 (18.52%) Finance
13 5 (18.52%) CMS
13 5 (18.52%) Scrum
13 5 (18.52%) PHP
13 5 (18.52%) W3C

WCAG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WCAG 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 WCAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (18.52%) CMS
3 3 (11.11%) Confluence
3 3 (11.11%) Drupal
3 3 (11.11%) ExpressionEngine
3 3 (11.11%) Joomla!
3 3 (11.11%) WordPress
4 2 (7.41%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Photoshop
2 3 (11.11%) Fireworks
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Adobe Analytics
2 5 (18.52%) GitHub
3 3 (11.11%) Google Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) MailChimp
4 2 (7.41%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) FTP
1 3 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) Grunt
2 5 (18.52%) gulp
2 5 (18.52%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) Sublime Text
4 2 (7.41%) git-flow
4 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
4 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.41%) Yeoman
5 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (40.74%) UI Developer
4 9 (33.33%) HTML Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Designer
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) UI Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Digital Developer
7 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Designer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (7.41%) UI Designer
7 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior UX Designer
8 1 (3.70%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) CSS
1 25 (92.59%) HTML
2 20 (74.07%) HTML5
3 14 (51.85%) CSS3
4 11 (40.74%) jQuery
5 8 (29.63%) REST
5 8 (29.63%) SOAP
5 8 (29.63%) Web Services
6 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 5 (18.52%) Backbone.js
7 5 (18.52%) Sass
8 3 (11.11%) .NET
8 3 (11.11%) CakePHP
8 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (11.11%) XHTML
9 2 (7.41%) Ember.js
9 2 (7.41%) FreeMarker
9 2 (7.41%) Handlebars
9 2 (7.41%) React
10 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) User Experience
1 5 (18.52%) W3C
2 2 (7.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 13 (48.15%) Analytics
2 13 (48.15%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (33.33%) OO
5 6 (22.22%) BDD
5 6 (22.22%) Web Development
6 5 (18.52%) Content Management
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) TDD
7 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
7 4 (14.81%) SEO
7 4 (14.81%) Validation
7 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
8 3 (11.11%) Open Source
8 3 (11.11%) Workflow
9 2 (7.41%) Kanban
9 2 (7.41%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) C#
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) WAI
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Adobe
2 3 (11.11%) CODA
2 3 (11.11%) Google
2 3 (11.11%) Zend
3 2 (7.41%) RedDot
3 2 (7.41%) Twitter
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
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