Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 240 252
Rank change year-on-year +119 +12 -6
Contract jobs citing WCAG 6 1 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.015% 0.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.45% 0.18% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £269 £513 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.56% -14.58% +5.26%
10th Percentile £169 £506 £563
90th Percentile £498 £519 £638
Central London median daily rate £313 £488 £575
% change year-on-year -35.90% -15.22% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 245 567 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.31% 8.75% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 427 552
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £301 £323 £304
90th Percentile £643 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Median hourly rate £38.48 £17.66 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.87% -5.56% +24.67%
10th Percentile £26.87 £11.25 £14.60
90th Percentile £38.75 £95.70 £46.50
Median hourly rate £38.48 £18.58 £18.85
% change year-on-year +107.08% -1.43% +26.30%

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 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for WCAG in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (33.33%) Mustache
4 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 2 (33.33%) Mocha
4 2 (33.33%) Node.js
4 2 (33.33%) gulp
4 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
4 2 (33.33%) Grunt
5 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery

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 (16.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (16.67%) InDesign
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Grunt
1 2 (33.33%) gulp
1 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Mocha
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Content Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Designer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Content Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Web Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Website Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) Mustache
3 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Photography
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Video Editing
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) Brand Management
4 1 (16.67%) Content Management
4 1 (16.67%) Iconography
4 1 (16.67%) Infographics
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Typography
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe
1 1 (16.67%) Google
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft