Period
to 21 May 2018

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 21 May 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 Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 628 548 567
Rank change year-on-year -80 +19 +1
Contract jobs citing WAI 5 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.011% 0.041% 0.074%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.089% 0.34% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 27
London median daily rate £500 £340 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.06% -20.00% +25.93%
10th Percentile £393 £322 £363
90th Percentile £515 £495 £488
England median daily rate £425 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +32.80%
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 5,636 4,650 4,819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.36% 11.83% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,967 3,276 3,394
London median daily rate £500 £486 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% +8.06% +2.86%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 63 59
London median hourly rate £24.25 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.40 £12.88 £13.05
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.00 £40.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.17 £22.92
% change year-on-year +6.28% -7.63% +10.45%

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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 21 May 2018.

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 21 May 2018. 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 -37 1 £500 -
WAI
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, 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 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) gulp
1 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) WCAG
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) WebStorm
3 2 (40.00%) Grunt
3 2 (40.00%) PhantomJS
3 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (40.00%) Protractor
3 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (40.00%) npm
3 2 (40.00%) Sublime Text
3 2 (40.00%) Bower
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) React
4 1 (20.00%) webpack

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) npm
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) gulp
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Bower
3 2 (40.00%) Grunt
3 2 (40.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (40.00%) PhantomJS
3 2 (40.00%) Protractor
3 2 (40.00%) Sublime Text
3 2 (40.00%) WebStorm
4 1 (20.00%) Babel
4 1 (20.00%) Capybara
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Mocha
4 1 (20.00%) RSpec
4 1 (20.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Angular Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Chai
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) ES6
2 1 (20.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) WCAG
2 1 (20.00%) QA