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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
England / London
Rank 378 402 407
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Contract jobs citing WCAG 17 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.051% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.83% 0.52% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
Median daily rate £385 £388 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -40.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £413 £228
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +81.31%
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
2051 2109 2070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.78% 9.86% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1439 1406
Median daily rate £488 £470 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.72% +8.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 24
Median hourly rate £23.34 £22.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.09% -1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.72 £11.50 £15.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £36.70 £79.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +85.26%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 22 (70.97%) HTML
2 20 (64.52%) CSS
3 18 (58.06%) W3C
4 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (51.61%) HTML5
5 15 (48.39%) CSS3
6 13 (41.94%) QA
7 11 (35.48%) Subversion
8 10 (32.26%) Validation
9 9 (29.03%) Retail
10 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
10 8 (25.81%) JIRA
11 7 (22.58%) Confluence
11 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
11 7 (22.58%) Web Design
12 6 (19.35%) Workflow
12 6 (19.35%) Workflow Management
12 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
12 6 (19.35%) Node.js
12 6 (19.35%) Basecamp
12 6 (19.35%) Grunt
13 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
13 5 (16.13%) TDD
13 5 (16.13%) User Experience
13 5 (16.13%) Front End Development
13 5 (16.13%) Handlebars
13 5 (16.13%) Service Design
14 4 (12.90%) Mobile First
14 4 (12.90%) Finance

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 7 (22.58%) Confluence
2 3 (9.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) FTP
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Subversion
2 8 (25.81%) JIRA
3 6 (19.35%) Grunt
4 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
6 2 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (6.45%) Mocha
6 2 (6.45%) PhantomJS
6 2 (6.45%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
7 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (3.23%) Bower
7 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.23%) gulp
7 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.23%) Selenium
7 1 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (29.03%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Designer
2 12 (38.71%) UI Designer
3 7 (22.58%) Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Designer
3 7 (22.58%) Senior UI Designer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) HTML CSS Designer
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Interaction Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Mobile Designer
7 1 (3.23%) Technology Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) HTML
2 20 (64.52%) CSS
3 16 (51.61%) HTML5
4 15 (48.39%) CSS3
5 6 (19.35%) Node.js
6 5 (16.13%) Handlebars
7 4 (12.90%) SVG
8 3 (9.68%) .NET
8 3 (9.68%) jQuery
8 3 (9.68%) LESS
8 3 (9.68%) Sass
9 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
9 2 (6.45%) Chai
9 2 (6.45%) Express
9 2 (6.45%) OOCSS
9 2 (6.45%) RequireJS
9 2 (6.45%) Underscore.js
9 2 (6.45%) Web Services
10 1 (3.23%) React
10 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) W3C
2 5 (16.13%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.23%) Fintech
4 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.23%) iPad
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Validation
3 7 (22.58%) E-Commerce
3 7 (22.58%) Web Design
4 6 (19.35%) Waterfall
4 6 (19.35%) Workflow
4 6 (19.35%) Workflow Management
5 5 (16.13%) Front End Development
5 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (16.13%) Service Design
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) Mobile First
6 4 (12.90%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (9.68%) Analytics
7 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 3 (9.68%) Financial Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.45%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) Perl
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) Ruby
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
3 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) Section 508
2 1 (3.23%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Adobe
2 1 (3.23%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Monetate
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com