The table below looks at the statistics for WAI skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAI over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Rank 247 - 258
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WAI 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% - 0.082%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.52% - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £249 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -28.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
WAI
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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
767 901 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.75% 9.58% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 453 528
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 74
Median hourly rate £16.47 £23.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.41% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £16.94 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

WAI
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing WAI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

WAI Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WAI
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAI across the South East region.

WAI Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WAI
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAI across the South East region.

WAI Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WAI
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 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
West Sussex - 3 - -
Kent - 1 - -
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAI 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 South East region with a requirement for WAI.

1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) WCAG
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Burp Suite
2 3 (75.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Sass
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management

WAI
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Burp Suite
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) OWASP
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) SEO
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) WCAG
2 1 (25.00%) QA