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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 407 428 413
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing WCAG 13 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.034% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.66% 0.38% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Median daily rate £418 £358 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -5.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £340 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £428 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +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
1973 2114 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.24% 9.08% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1384 1514 1535
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 22
Median hourly rate £20.87 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.40 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £107.00 £48.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +8.43%

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 26 June 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
1 17 (70.83%) HTML
1 17 (70.83%) CSS
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) jQuery
4 9 (37.50%) WAI
4 9 (37.50%) Front End Development
5 8 (33.33%) HTML5
6 7 (29.17%) CMS
7 6 (25.00%) Content Management
7 6 (25.00%) Mac OS X
7 6 (25.00%) Intranet
7 6 (25.00%) Project Management
7 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (25.00%) Web Development
8 5 (20.83%) QA
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (20.83%) BDD
8 5 (20.83%) Analytics
8 5 (20.83%) Sass
8 5 (20.83%) C#
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
8 5 (20.83%) SEO
8 5 (20.83%) Scrum
9 4 (16.67%) MVC
9 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
9 4 (16.67%) SOAP
9 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio

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 (29.17%) CMS
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Drupal
3 3 (12.50%) ExpressionEngine
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) Joomla!
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (12.50%) WordPress
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (12.50%) Fireworks
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) GitHub
1 3 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 3 (12.50%) MailChimp
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Intranet
2 3 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) EDRMS
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
1 4 (16.67%) Selenium
1 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Sublime Text
2 3 (12.50%) Subversion
3 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.17%) git-flow
4 1 (4.17%) Grunt
4 1 (4.17%) gulp
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Digital Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Software Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) CSS
1 17 (70.83%) HTML
2 12 (50.00%) jQuery
3 8 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 5 (20.83%) Sass
5 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (16.67%) SOAP
5 4 (16.67%) XHTML
6 3 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 3 (12.50%) CakePHP
6 3 (12.50%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) LESS
7 1 (4.17%) Node.js
7 1 (4.17%) Spring
7 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
7 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.17%) Web Services
7 1 (4.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) FMCG
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 6 (25.00%) Content Management
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (25.00%) Web Development
4 5 (20.83%) Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) BDD
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) SEO
5 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (16.67%) MVC
5 4 (16.67%) Open Source
5 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.67%) System Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) PHP
3 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.50%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) WAI
2 5 (20.83%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe
2 3 (12.50%) Apple
2 3 (12.50%) CODA
2 3 (12.50%) Google
2 3 (12.50%) RedDot
2 3 (12.50%) Zend
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Remedy