Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for WAI skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WAI over the 6 months to 22 January 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 Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 600 610 576
Rank change year-on-year +10 -34 +11
Contract jobs citing WAI 14 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.054% 0.039%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.42% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 13
London median daily rate £513 £400 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.13% -13.51% +5.11%
10th Percentile £337 £353 £393
90th Percentile £561 £575 £495
England median daily rate £420 £380 £456
% change year-on-year +10.53% -16.71% +14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

WAI 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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,569 5,995 4,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.26% 12.98% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,090 4,282 3,358
London median daily rate £480 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £281 £305 £279
90th Percentile £660 £675 £651
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 75 71
London median hourly rate £20.88 £18.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.63% -16.89% +1.74%
10th Percentile £10.68 £12.55 £12.15
90th Percentile £47.00 £57.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.55 £23.34
% change year-on-year -1.48% -11.95% -3.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WAI as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WAI in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WAI in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WAI in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WAI in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WAI in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAI in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WAI within the London region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London - 3 £525 - 2
West London - 1 - - 1
WAI
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing WAI 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 London region with a requirement for WAI.

1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (57.14%) W3C
3 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 7 (50.00%) Usability Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Analytics
5 6 (42.86%) Benchmarking
5 6 (42.86%) Web Analytics
5 6 (42.86%) WCAG
6 5 (35.71%) HTML
6 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (35.71%) CSS
6 5 (35.71%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) User Experience
7 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
7 4 (28.57%) Project Management
7 4 (28.57%) SEO
7 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
7 4 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) QA
9 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
10 1 (7.14%) Instructional Design
10 1 (7.14%) Java 8
10 1 (7.14%) Bower
10 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
10 1 (7.14%) Due Diligence

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Babel
1 1 (7.14%) Bower
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 1 (7.14%) gulp
1 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
1 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (7.14%) Mocha
1 1 (7.14%) PhantomJS
1 1 (7.14%) Protractor
1 1 (7.14%) Sublime Text
1 1 (7.14%) webpack
1 1 (7.14%) WebStorm
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) User Researcher
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience Researcher
4 1 (7.14%) CSS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) CSS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) Chai
2 1 (7.14%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.14%) React
2 1 (7.14%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) W3C
2 4 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (28.57%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
2 3 (21.43%) Mac OS
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 7 (50.00%) Usability Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) Benchmarking
3 6 (42.86%) Web Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) SEO
5 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (7.14%) Critical Thinking
7 1 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
7 1 (7.14%) Due Diligence
7 1 (7.14%) Instructional Design
7 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Service Design
7 1 (7.14%) Smoke Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Ada
2 1 (7.14%) ES6
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Java 8
2 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) WCAG
2 2 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (7.14%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Grafana
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Apple
1 1 (7.14%) SAP