Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 208 253 250
Rank change year-on-year +45 -3 -9
Contract jobs citing WCAG 10 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.11% 0.084%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.82% 1.27% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
City of London median daily rate £400 £575 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.43% +50.82% +15.09%
10th Percentile £366 £314 £359
90th Percentile £499 £638 £456
Central London median daily rate £400 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -15.79% +26.67% +13.21%
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 549 632 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.67% 8.91% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 485 748
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £297 £273 £313
90th Percentile £688 £658 £675
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +2.63% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 12
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.47% +25.67% -67.74%
Central London median hourly rate £17.98 £18.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.60% +25.67% -67.74%

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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

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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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WCAG in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WCAG in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (60.00%) W3C
5 5 (50.00%) HTML5
5 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (40.00%) Content Management
6 4 (40.00%) CMS
7 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (30.00%) MVC
7 3 (30.00%) CSS3
7 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) Wireframes
8 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
8 2 (20.00%) Police
8 2 (20.00%) Fluent NHibernate
8 2 (20.00%) Docker
8 2 (20.00%) User Experience
8 2 (20.00%) React
8 2 (20.00%) gulp
8 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (20.00%) MSTest
8 2 (20.00%) Moq
8 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

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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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) CMS
2 2 (20.00%) WordPress
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe XD
1 1 (10.00%) InDesign
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) SMTP
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Firebug
2 2 (20.00%) gulp
2 2 (20.00%) Moq
2 2 (20.00%) MSTest
3 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (10.00%) git-flow
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Law
1 2 (20.00%) Police
1 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Backend Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) jQuery
3 5 (50.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Fluent NHibernate
5 2 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (20.00%) React
6 1 (10.00%) GraphQL
6 1 (10.00%) Polymer
6 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (10.00%) Sass
6 1 (10.00%) Spring
6 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) W3C
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (40.00%) Content Management
3 3 (30.00%) MVC
3 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (30.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) SEO
4 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (10.00%) Instructional Design
5 1 (10.00%) Interaction Design
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile First
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP