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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 414 428 416
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing WCAG 22 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.099% 0.025% 0.059%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.10% 0.26% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 9
Median daily rate £375 £463 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +28.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £453 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1993 2271 2193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.00% 9.64% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1393 1629 1493
Median daily rate £475 £474 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +8.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 28 24
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.20 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.90 £159.50 £142.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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 30 July 2016.

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
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 WCAG within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 £213 -
WCAG
England

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) HTML
2 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 16 (47.06%) CSS
3 9 (26.47%) WAI
3 9 (26.47%) jQuery
4 8 (23.53%) QA
4 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
5 7 (20.59%) Web Accessibility
5 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
5 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
5 7 (20.59%) Front End Development
6 6 (17.65%) User Experience
6 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 6 (17.65%) HTML5
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) .NET
6 6 (17.65%) Mac OS X
6 6 (17.65%) Project Management
7 5 (14.71%) Remedy
7 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
7 5 (14.71%) ITIL
7 5 (14.71%) SOAP
7 5 (14.71%) Java
7 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
7 5 (14.71%) ITSM
7 5 (14.71%) Scrum
7 5 (14.71%) System Testing

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 8 (23.53%) SharePoint
1 8 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.88%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
1 5 (14.71%) JIRA
1 5 (14.71%) Selenium
1 5 (14.71%) SoapUI
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.94%) git-flow
4 1 (2.94%) Grunt
4 1 (2.94%) gulp
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 4 (11.76%) Publishing
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Games
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
3 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Designer
4 4 (11.76%) UX Designer
4 4 (11.76%) Web Designer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) QA Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) CSS
1 16 (47.06%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) jQuery
3 6 (17.65%) .NET
3 6 (17.65%) HTML5
4 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (14.71%) SOAP
5 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
5 4 (11.76%) CSS3
5 4 (11.76%) Sass
6 3 (8.82%) Node.js
7 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.94%) Ajax
8 1 (2.94%) Dojo
8 1 (2.94%) Spring
8 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.94%) Web Services
8 1 (2.94%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (2.94%) XHTML
8 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) FMCG
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Front End Development
2 7 (20.59%) Web Accessibility
3 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (17.65%) Project Management
3 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 5 (14.71%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) ITSM
4 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
4 5 (14.71%) System Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
5 4 (11.76%) MVC
5 4 (11.76%) SEO
6 3 (8.82%) BDD
6 3 (8.82%) Change Control
6 3 (8.82%) Mobile First
6 3 (8.82%) Release Management
7 2 (5.88%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
3 5 (14.71%) Java
4 4 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) VBScript
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) WAI
2 8 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Remedy
2 3 (8.82%) Apple
3 2 (5.88%) RedDot
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft