The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England / London
Rank 379 393 394
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing WCAG 17 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.058% 0.005%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.87% 0.56% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Median daily rate £425 £393 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.28 -

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
1949 2126 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.07% 10.36% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1339 1406 1375
Median daily rate £500 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 25 33
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.23 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £47.20 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £41.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.09% +70.40%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WCAG across the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

WCAG Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCAG 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 WCAG.

1 20 (55.56%) HTML
2 17 (47.22%) CSS
3 15 (41.67%) W3C
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) QA
4 14 (38.89%) HTML5
5 12 (33.33%) CSS3
6 9 (25.00%) Subversion
7 8 (22.22%) Validation
7 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 7 (19.44%) JIRA
8 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
8 7 (19.44%) Node.js
9 6 (16.67%) TDD
9 6 (16.67%) Retail
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 6 (16.67%) Grunt
9 6 (16.67%) Front End Development
10 5 (13.89%) Handlebars
10 5 (13.89%) Service Design
10 5 (13.89%) .NET
10 5 (13.89%) Java
10 5 (13.89%) Finance
10 5 (13.89%) BDD
11 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
11 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
11 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (11.11%) Selenium
11 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (11.11%) Release Management

WCAG
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 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) FTP
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Subversion
2 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 7 (19.44%) JIRA
3 6 (16.67%) Grunt
4 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium
4 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 4 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 3 (8.33%) Bitbucket
5 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
6 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (5.56%) Mocha
6 2 (5.56%) PhantomJS
6 2 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (5.56%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (5.56%) Toad
7 1 (2.78%) Bower
7 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Designer
2 9 (25.00%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) UI Designer
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (11.11%) HTML CSS Designer
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Designer
3 4 (11.11%) Senior UI Designer
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Developer in Test
5 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) HTML
2 17 (47.22%) CSS
3 14 (38.89%) HTML5
4 12 (33.33%) CSS3
5 7 (19.44%) Node.js
6 5 (13.89%) .NET
6 5 (13.89%) Handlebars
7 4 (11.11%) SOAP
8 3 (8.33%) jQuery
8 3 (8.33%) LESS
8 3 (8.33%) Sass
8 3 (8.33%) Web Services
9 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.56%) Chai
9 2 (5.56%) Express
9 2 (5.56%) JSP
9 2 (5.56%) OOCSS
9 2 (5.56%) RequireJS
9 2 (5.56%) Underscore.js
9 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) W3C
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.56%) Fintech
3 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Validation
3 6 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 6 (16.67%) TDD
4 5 (13.89%) BDD
4 5 (13.89%) Service Design
5 4 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) ITSM
5 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Release Management
5 4 (11.11%) Scrum
5 4 (11.11%) Web Design
6 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) CRM
6 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Workflow
6 3 (8.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.89%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.33%) C
4 3 (8.33%) C#
5 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 2 (5.56%) VBScript
6 1 (2.78%) Python
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Section 508
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Remedy
2 3 (8.33%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com