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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 417 431 418
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing WCAG 22 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.065% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.00% 0.67% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 7
Median daily rate £350 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £345 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £344 £248
% change year-on-year
+16.44% +38.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
2198 2228 2367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.74% 9.61% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1580 1494 1662
Median daily rate £458 £464 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 35
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £13.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.84 £97.00 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +36.58%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 4 £331 -
WCAG
England

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (54.05%) HTML
2 18 (48.65%) CSS
3 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 13 (35.14%) HTML5
5 12 (32.43%) QA
6 9 (24.32%) Web Accessibility
6 9 (24.32%) CSS3
7 8 (21.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (21.62%) WAI
7 8 (21.62%) SharePoint
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
8 7 (18.92%) jQuery
8 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
8 7 (18.92%) User Experience
9 6 (16.22%) JIRA
9 6 (16.22%) Subversion
9 6 (16.22%) .NET
9 6 (16.22%) Java
9 6 (16.22%) W3C
9 6 (16.22%) Scrum
10 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
10 5 (13.51%) Remedy
10 5 (13.51%) Project Management
10 5 (13.51%) ITSM
10 5 (13.51%) ITIL
10 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
10 5 (13.51%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared

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 (21.62%) SharePoint
1 8 (21.62%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.41%) Confluence
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.70%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Intranet
2 2 (5.41%) FTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.41%) EDRMS
3 2 (5.41%) SQLPlus
4 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) JIRA
1 6 (16.22%) Subversion
2 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Selenium
2 4 (10.81%) SoapUI
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.41%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (5.41%) Toad
5 1 (2.70%) git-flow
5 1 (2.70%) Grunt
5 1 (2.70%) gulp
5 1 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.81%) Publishing
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Designer
3 5 (13.51%) Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) SharePoint Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) UI Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (10.81%) UX Designer
4 4 (10.81%) Web Designer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Designer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior UI Designer
5 3 (8.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Developer in Test
6 2 (5.41%) Digital UX Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Usability Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) HTML
2 18 (48.65%) CSS
3 13 (35.14%) HTML5
4 9 (24.32%) CSS3
5 7 (18.92%) jQuery
6 6 (16.22%) .NET
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
8 4 (10.81%) SOAP
9 3 (8.11%) Node.js
9 3 (8.11%) Web Services
9 3 (8.11%) XML
10 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
10 2 (5.41%) JSP
10 2 (5.41%) Sass
11 1 (2.70%) Ajax
11 1 (2.70%) LESS
11 1 (2.70%) Spring
11 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 1 (2.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) User Experience
2 6 (16.22%) W3C
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.41%) Fintech
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.41%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Web Accessibility
3 7 (18.92%) Waterfall
4 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 5 (13.51%) ITSM
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 4 (10.81%) BDD
6 4 (10.81%) Front End Development
6 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.81%) SEO
6 4 (10.81%) Validation
6 4 (10.81%) Web Design
7 3 (8.11%) Change Control
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.11%) Mobile First
7 3 (8.11%) Release Management
8 2 (5.41%) System Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.41%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.22%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) C
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
2 8 (21.62%) WAI
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCOM
2 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Remedy
2 3 (8.11%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
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