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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
England / London
Rank 399 434 413
Rank change year-on-year +35 -21  
Contract jobs citing WAI 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.027% 0.033%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £340 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £432 £356 -
% change year-on-year +21.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 2376 2410 2339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.20% 10.89% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1696 1642
Median daily rate £500 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 16
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.12 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.30% -0.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £19.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £146.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

WAI
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing WAI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for WAI in London

WAI
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

WAI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WAI in London

WAI
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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Stockley Park - 1 - -
WAI
England

WAI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WAI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for WAI.

1 14 (100.00%) HTML
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
2 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
4 10 (71.43%) Waterfall
5 8 (57.14%) Front End Development
6 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
6 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (42.86%) Grunt
6 6 (42.86%) gulp
7 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
7 5 (35.71%) Project Management
7 5 (35.71%) WCAG
8 4 (28.57%) jQuery
8 4 (28.57%) SEO
8 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
9 3 (21.43%) HTML5
9 3 (21.43%) W3C
9 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 3 (21.43%) CSS3
10 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (14.29%) Banking
10 2 (14.29%) Finance
10 2 (14.29%) MVC
10 2 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 1 (7.14%) Node.js
11 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 1 (7.14%) User Experience

WAI
Top Related 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 (7.14%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Grunt
1 6 (42.86%) gulp
2 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Angular Developer
3 3 (21.43%) HTML CSS Developer
3 3 (21.43%) HTML Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Subject Matter Expert
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) CSS
1 14 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 6 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (28.57%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) CSS3
4 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) LESS
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) W3C
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
2 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 8 (57.14%) Front End Development
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 4 (28.57%) SEO
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.14%) BDD
8 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) WCAG