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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 154 190
Contract jobs citing WCAG 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.15% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 1.35% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £390 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £370 £125
% change year-on-year -13.51% +196.00%  
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 447 370 541
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.55% 10.93% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 276 390
Median daily rate £501 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.75 £22.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +14.97%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

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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