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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for WCAG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WCAG over the 6 months to 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 183 154 154
Rank change year-on-year -29 0 +87
Contract jobs citing WCAG 9 2 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.070% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.37% 0.54% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
10th Percentile £425 £329 £273
25th Percentile £500 £364 £364
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £444 £490
Median % change year-on-year +35.21% -9.44% +30.67%
75th Percentile £644 £539 £600
90th Percentile £673 £583 -
Central London median daily rate £600 £313 £405
% change year-on-year +92.00% -22.84% -14.74%

WCAG is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 659 367 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.67% 12.87% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 253 259
10th Percentile £350 £335 £241
25th Percentile £459 £413 £393
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £520 £485
Median % change year-on-year +8.17% +7.22% -7.18%
75th Percentile £650 £619 £574
90th Percentile £775 £735 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £520 £475
% change year-on-year +5.77% +9.47% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
10th Percentile £19.13 £14.08 £17.96
25th Percentile £23.06 £14.19 £26.75
Median hourly rate £43.50 £17.25 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +152.17% -55.19% +118.01%
75th Percentile £61.94 £22.81 £47.75
90th Percentile £62.28 £23.38 £61.25
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £17.25 £38.48
% change year-on-year +140.58% -55.17% +117.87%

WCAG
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WCAG as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in the City of London

WCAG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WCAG in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for WCAG in the City of London

WCAG
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WCAG in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for WCAG in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, IT contractor jobs citing WCAG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) Adobe
2 6 (66.67%) UX Design
2 6 (66.67%) User Experience
2 6 (66.67%) Wireframes
2 6 (66.67%) Figma
2 6 (66.67%) Accessibility
3 5 (55.56%) Sketch
4 4 (44.44%) Social Skills
4 4 (44.44%) UX Research
4 4 (44.44%) InVision
4 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (44.44%) Azure
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) AWS
5 3 (33.33%) Customer Insight
5 3 (33.33%) React
5 3 (33.33%) Docker
5 3 (33.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 3 (33.33%) Adobe XD
5 3 (33.33%) UserZoom
5 3 (33.33%) Redux
6 2 (22.22%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 2 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (22.22%) Jest

WCAG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Sketch
2 4 (44.44%) InVision
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe XD
3 3 (33.33%) UserZoom
4 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Figma
2 4 (44.44%) Azure
3 3 (33.33%) AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Miro
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Babel
2 2 (22.22%) Cypress.io
2 2 (22.22%) ESLint
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Storybook
3 1 (11.11%) gulp
3 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (11.11%) webpack
General
1 4 (44.44%) Social Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Designer
1 6 (66.67%) UX Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Interactive Designer
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (22.22%) UI Designer
3 2 (22.22%) UI/UX Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) React
2 3 (33.33%) Redux
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Amplify
3 2 (22.22%) Enzyme
3 2 (22.22%) GatsbyJS
3 2 (22.22%) Jest
3 2 (22.22%) JSON
3 2 (22.22%) JSON Schema
3 2 (22.22%) Next.js
3 2 (22.22%) Puppeteer
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) GraphQL
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (22.22%) Motion Graphics
2 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 1 (11.11%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile
2 6 (66.67%) UX Design
2 6 (66.67%) Wireframes
3 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (44.44%) UX Research
4 3 (33.33%) Customer Insight
4 3 (33.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 2 (22.22%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (22.22%) Design Thinking
5 2 (22.22%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) Lean Thinking
5 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Bash
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) ES6
2 2 (22.22%) TypeScript
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) Accessibility
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft