Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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 Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 582 590
Rank change year-on-year -20 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing WAI 32 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.069% 0.056% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.53% 0.49% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 9
London median daily rate £400 £444 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.86% +0.85% +17.33%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £336
90th Percentile £575 £488 £482
England median daily rate £390 £431 £433
% change year-on-year -9.57% -0.29% +15.33%
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 6015 5063 5546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.01% 11.27% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4299 3549 3862
London median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £260
90th Percentile £675 £646 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 64 65
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -8.77% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.16 £12.33 £13.50
90th Percentile £49.10 £65.10 £72.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.67 £21.64
% change year-on-year -11.77% +4.75% +10.97%

WAI
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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
South London - 3 £500 -
West London - 1 - -
WAI
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 23 (71.88%) HTML
2 23 (71.88%) CSS
3 19 (59.38%) gulp
4 14 (43.75%) Front End Development
5 13 (40.63%) Sass
5 13 (40.63%) WCAG
6 12 (37.50%) User Experience
7 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
7 11 (34.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (34.38%) Grunt
7 11 (34.38%) npm
7 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
7 11 (34.38%) HTML5
7 11 (34.38%) TDD
8 10 (31.25%) W3C
8 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
8 10 (31.25%) ES6
9 9 (28.13%) Mobile First
9 9 (28.13%) Chai
9 9 (28.13%) Analytics
9 9 (28.13%) Semantic HTML
9 9 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (28.13%) Task Automation
9 9 (28.13%) Mocha
9 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
9 9 (28.13%) Node.js
9 9 (28.13%) OOP
9 9 (28.13%) OO

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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 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 11 (34.38%) npm
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) gulp
2 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (34.38%) Grunt
3 9 (28.13%) Mocha
4 8 (25.00%) webpack
5 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.25%) Bower
6 2 (6.25%) IntelliJ
6 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
6 2 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (6.25%) PhantomJS
6 2 (6.25%) Protractor
6 2 (6.25%) Sublime Text
6 2 (6.25%) WebStorm
7 1 (3.13%) Capybara
7 1 (3.13%) JIRA
7 1 (3.13%) RSpec
General
1 1 (3.13%) Electronics
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (28.13%) Angular Developer
4 8 (25.00%) User Researcher
5 5 (15.63%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (15.63%) UI Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior UI Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Designer
7 1 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (3.13%) HTML Developer
7 1 (3.13%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (71.88%) CSS
1 23 (71.88%) HTML
2 13 (40.63%) Sass
3 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
3 11 (34.38%) HTML5
3 11 (34.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 9 (28.13%) Chai
4 9 (28.13%) Node.js
4 9 (28.13%) Semantic HTML
5 8 (25.00%) Handlebars
5 8 (25.00%) OOCSS
5 8 (25.00%) Redux
6 3 (9.38%) CSS3
6 3 (9.38%) LESS
7 2 (6.25%) jQuery
7 2 (6.25%) REST
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) User Experience
2 10 (31.25%) W3C
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Front End Development
3 11 (34.38%) TDD
4 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Analytics
5 9 (28.13%) E-Commerce
5 9 (28.13%) Mobile First
5 9 (28.13%) OO
5 9 (28.13%) OOP
5 9 (28.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (28.13%) Task Automation
5 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
6 8 (25.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 8 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 8 (25.00%) Web Analytics
7 7 (21.88%) Anthropology
7 7 (21.88%) Psychology
7 7 (21.88%) Usability Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Benchmarking
9 5 (15.63%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) ES6
3 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (40.63%) WCAG
2 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) ATG
1 1 (3.13%) Monetate
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle
1 1 (3.13%) SAP