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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WCAG 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.031% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £570 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £330
% change year-on-year -11.72% +9.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

WCAG is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 487 389 652
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.91% 11.50% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 311 499
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £85.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.45% +256.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £85.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £85.50 £63.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing WCAG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for WCAG in the City of London

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WCAG in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WCAG 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 City of London region with a requirement for WCAG.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Power BI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Physical Data Model
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft