Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 2018 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 227 227
Rank change year-on-year -25 0 +55
Contract jobs citing WCAG 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.043% 0.016% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.36% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
City of London median daily rate - £570 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +68.89% -48.08%
Central London median daily rate £425 £570 £385
% change year-on-year -25.44% +48.05% +13.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 824 877 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.91% 14.35% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 652 543
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £313 £314 £304
90th Percentile £688 £688 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
City of London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.38 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.83% -34.66% +29.41%
10th Percentile £14.12 £13.31 £20.00
90th Percentile £62.75 £52.28 £36.45
Central London median hourly rate £15.53 £14.63 £22.00
% change year-on-year +6.15% -33.52% +44.26%

WCAG
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WCAG as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WCAG in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WCAG in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (66.67%) TypeScript
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
2 2 (66.67%) ES6
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) W3C
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) SVG
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Web UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (66.67%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Cross-Platform Development
2 2 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Apple Swift
1 2 (66.67%) ES6
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Objective-C
1 2 (66.67%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA