Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 242 239
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 -
Contract jobs citing WCAG 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% 0.030% 0.059%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.89% 0.21% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
City of London median daily rate £600 £473 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% +71.82% -
10th Percentile £563 £382 £206
90th Percentile £638 £561 £344
Central London median daily rate £575 £473 £338
% change year-on-year +21.69% +40.00% -0.74%
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 783 961 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.12% 14.54% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 728 602
City of London median daily rate £475 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +9.47% +5.56%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £307
90th Percentile £675 £688 £625
Central London median daily rate £480 £500 £466
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.24% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.03 £15.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.50% -31.82% +27.54%
10th Percentile £13.85 £13.00 £18.80
90th Percentile £45.13 £32.94 £73.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% -31.82% +33.33%

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 17 August 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 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) W3C
2 6 (85.71%) User Experience
3 5 (71.43%) ES6
3 5 (71.43%) Front End Development
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) RESTful
4 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 4 (57.14%) Ajax
4 4 (57.14%) Adobe
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) SEO
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 4 (57.14%) Vue.js
4 4 (57.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (57.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 4 (57.14%) Prototyping
4 4 (57.14%) InVision
4 4 (57.14%) OOCSS
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 3 (42.86%) QA
6 2 (28.57%) Web Design
6 2 (28.57%) Confluence
6 2 (28.57%) HTML5
6 2 (28.57%) Waterfall

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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (57.14%) React Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior React Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Designer
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (28.57%) UI Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Web UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
3 4 (57.14%) Ajax
3 4 (57.14%) OOCSS
3 4 (57.14%) Vue.js
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) SVG
5 1 (14.29%) Angular 2
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (14.29%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (14.29%) React
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
1 6 (85.71%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Front End Development
2 4 (57.14%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
2 4 (57.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 4 (57.14%) Prototyping
2 4 (57.14%) SEO
2 4 (57.14%) Visualisation
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Web Design
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cross-Platform Development
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile First
5 1 (14.29%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) ES6
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe