The table below looks at the statistics for WCAG skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WCAG over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Rank 408 413 420
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing WCAG 6 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.062% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.79% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £360 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.17% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £322 £251 £311
% change year-on-year
+28.44% -19.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1916 1905 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.24% 7.86% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1303 1454
Average daily rate £463 £443 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 26
Average hourly rate £21.25 £18.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.19 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £46.75 £66.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +11.42%

WCAG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WCAG across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WCAG Jobs Demand Trend in London

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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 27 August 2015.

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 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WCAG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCAG.

1 11 (84.62%) HTML
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 9 (69.23%) HTML5
3 7 (53.85%) jQuery
3 7 (53.85%) CSS3
4 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
5 5 (38.46%) Sass
6 4 (30.77%) LESS
6 4 (30.77%) User Experience
6 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
6 4 (30.77%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) JIRA
7 3 (23.08%) W3C
7 3 (23.08%) OO
7 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 2 (15.38%) Grunt
8 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
8 2 (15.38%) gulp
8 2 (15.38%) XHTML
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (15.38%) .NET
8 2 (15.38%) Validation
8 2 (15.38%) QA
8 2 (15.38%) WAI
8 2 (15.38%) Git (software)

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing WCAG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WCAG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) InDesign
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (7.69%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) Grunt
2 2 (15.38%) gulp
3 1 (7.69%) Yeoman
3 1 (7.69%) Bower
3 1 (7.69%) Axure RP
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Front-End Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (15.38%) UI Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Web Designer
3 2 (15.38%) UI Programmer
4 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Web Designer
4 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) CSS
1 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) HTML5
3 7 (53.85%) CSS3
3 7 (53.85%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) Sass
5 4 (30.77%) LESS
6 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 2 (15.38%) XHTML
8 1 (7.69%) SVG
8 1 (7.69%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (7.69%) LINQ
8 1 (7.69%) FreeMarker
8 1 (7.69%) XML
8 1 (7.69%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 3 (23.08%) W3C
3 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
3 1 (7.69%) Video Editing
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (23.08%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) WAI
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter
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