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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 398 411 416
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing WCAG 22 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.071% 0.021%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.02% 0.70% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 4
Median daily rate £418 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £354 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £423 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.74% +29.16%
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
2162 2292 2269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.07% 10.20% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1505 1513 1628
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £631 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 38
Median hourly rate £18.94 £22.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -3.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £13.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £55.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £21.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.67%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 - 1 £450 -
WCAG
England

WCAG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 22 (51.16%) HTML
2 19 (44.19%) CSS
3 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (37.21%) QA
5 15 (34.88%) HTML5
6 14 (32.56%) W3C
7 13 (30.23%) CSS3
8 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
9 9 (20.93%) Subversion
10 8 (18.60%) Validation
10 8 (18.60%) Node.js
10 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
11 7 (16.28%) User Experience
11 7 (16.28%) Retail
11 7 (16.28%) JIRA
11 7 (16.28%) Web Accessibility
11 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
12 6 (13.95%) Scrum
12 6 (13.95%) Web Design
12 6 (13.95%) .NET
12 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.63%) Java
13 5 (11.63%) TDD
13 5 (11.63%) Finance
13 5 (11.63%) Legal
13 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
13 5 (11.63%) Service Design
13 5 (11.63%) Grunt
14 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
14 4 (9.30%) Handlebars

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 (9.30%) SharePoint
1 4 (9.30%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (6.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (6.98%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Basecamp
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) FTP
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.65%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Subversion
2 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) JIRA
3 5 (11.63%) Grunt
4 4 (9.30%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.30%) Selenium
4 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
4 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
5 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.65%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.65%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (4.65%) Toad
7 1 (2.33%) Bower
7 1 (2.33%) gulp
7 1 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.33%) PhantomJS
7 1 (2.33%) Sinon.JS
7 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (16.28%) Retail
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Legal
3 4 (9.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Designer
2 11 (25.58%) Developer
3 9 (20.93%) UI Designer
4 6 (13.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (11.63%) Web Designer
6 4 (9.30%) Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) HTML CSS Designer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Designer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior UI Designer
6 4 (9.30%) SharePoint Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) UX Designer
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) HTML
2 19 (44.19%) CSS
3 15 (34.88%) HTML5
4 13 (30.23%) CSS3
5 8 (18.60%) Node.js
6 6 (13.95%) .NET
7 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.30%) Handlebars
7 4 (9.30%) jQuery
7 4 (9.30%) SOAP
8 3 (6.98%) Web Services
9 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
9 2 (4.65%) JSP
9 2 (4.65%) LESS
9 2 (4.65%) Sass
9 2 (4.65%) XML
10 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.33%) RESTful
10 1 (2.33%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) W3C
2 7 (16.28%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.65%) Fintech
3 2 (4.65%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.65%) Unix
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) Front End Development
2 8 (18.60%) Validation
3 7 (16.28%) Web Accessibility
4 6 (13.95%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) Web Design
5 5 (11.63%) Service Design
5 5 (11.63%) TDD
6 4 (9.30%) BDD
6 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
6 4 (9.30%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) ITSM
6 4 (9.30%) Mobile First
6 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Release Management
7 3 (6.98%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) CRM
7 3 (6.98%) SEO
7 3 (6.98%) Workflow
7 3 (6.98%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.98%) C
4 3 (6.98%) C#
5 2 (4.65%) Perl
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
5 2 (4.65%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) VBScript
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (37.21%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Section 508
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Remedy
2 3 (6.98%) Adobe
3 2 (4.65%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
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